Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Tag "Abdullahi Ganduje"

    Nasarawa gov: Ganduje asked if I would accept Sanusi after he was dethroned

Nasarawa gov: Ganduje asked if I would accept Sanusi after he was dethroned

Abdullahi Sule, governor of Nasarawa state, says Abdullahi Ganduje, his Kano counterpart, informed him that Muhammadu Sanusi II, deposed emir, was being sent to his state. Speaking during a Channels TV programme on Monday, Sule said Ganduje called him shortly after Sanusi was deposed to inquire if he would accept the ex-monarch in Nasarawa. Sanusi was banished to Nasarawa after the Kano executive [...]

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    PHOTOS: Ganduje, Kyari, Dangote grace IGP son’s wedding in Abuja

PHOTOS: Ganduje, Kyari, Dangote grace IGP son’s wedding in Abuja

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    All the emir’s enemies

All the emir’s enemies

The dethronement of His Highness Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II as the emir of Kano did not catch some of us by surprise: it was long in the making. All you need to do is google his public statements in the last four years, either when he was commenting on President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic policies or Dr Abdullahi Ganduje’s performance as [...]

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    Soyinka to Ganduje: The man you think you humiliated is one of the greatest reformers

Soyinka to Ganduje: The man you think you humiliated is one of the greatest reformers

Wole Soyinka, playwright and Nobel laureate, says Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, lack friends who could have advised him against the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi II.  On Monday, the government of Kano sacked Sanusi as emir of Kano, and also sent him into exile in Awe, Nasarawa state.  Reacting, Soyinka narrated how a monarch in his home state of Ogun was [...]

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    Abdulsalami panel: Sanusi’s comments embarrassed Kano

Abdulsalami panel: Sanusi’s comments embarrassed Kano

The comments of Muhammad Sanusi II on national issues embarrassed the Kano government and the federal government, says a committee set up to intervene in the crisis between the deposed emir and Abdullahi Ganduje, the state governor. The panel, led by Abdulsalami, former military head of state, said manipulations by people, the creation of new emirates, also fuelled the crisis between [...]

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    Thirty-nine years after, Awujale moment for Sanusi

Thirty-nine years after, Awujale moment for Sanusi

“Politicians are often very intolerant of contrary views to theirs. If one differed from them on any issue one automatically became an enemy." - Oba Sikiru Adetona The day after Governor Abdullahi Ganduje dethroned Mohammad Sanusi II, Sarkin Kano and banished him, the question that kept coming back to me was: what is going on in Sanusi’s mind? Was he in [...]

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    Buhari ‘threatened to declare state of emergency’ in Kano over Sanusi, Ganduje rift

Buhari ‘threatened to declare state of emergency’ in Kano over Sanusi, Ganduje rift

President Muhammadu Buhari threatened to declare a state of emergency in Kano in the heat of the crisis between Muhammadu Sanusi, deposed emir, and Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, according to the committee set up to reconcile the duo. In its report seen by TheCable, the committee chaired by Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, detailed efforts to resolve the [...]

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    Sanusi wanted to be in Lagos but was forced to Nasarawa, says lawyer

Sanusi wanted to be in Lagos but was forced to Nasarawa, says lawyer

Abubakar Mahmoud, one of the lawyers representing Muhammadu Sanusi, former emir of Kano, says after the dethronement, the ex-monarch wanted to move to Lagos state, but was forced to Nasarawa. The Kano executive council chaired by Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, had removed Sanusi from the throne on Monday, replacing him with Aminu Ado Bayero, one of the sons of his predecessor. At [...]

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    Ganduje’s aide: Sanusi was forced out of the palace because he didn’t want to leave

Ganduje’s aide: Sanusi was forced out of the palace because he didn’t want to leave

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, spokesman to Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says security operatives ejected Muhammadu Sanusi from the palace because he was unwilling to leave after his dethronement. The Kano executive council chaired by Abdullahi Ganduje, the governor, removed Sanusi as emir of Kano on Monday "for disrespecting the office of the governor”. Aminu Ado Bayero was later announced as his successor. Speaking [...]

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    Sanusi’s lawyers kick against banishment, demand immediate release of former emir

Sanusi’s lawyers kick against banishment, demand immediate release of former emir

Some lawyers of Muhammadu Sanusi II, former emir of Kano, have threatened to file legal action against the state government over the detention of their client. Abubakar Mahmoud, Sanusi's lead counsel, issued the threat at a press conference on Tuesday. The Kano executive council chaired by Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, had removed Sanusi from the throne for "total disrespect to the office [...]

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    ‘Why do people want my opinion’ — Ganduje’s daughter reacts to Sanusi’s dethronement

‘Why do people want my opinion’ — Ganduje’s daughter reacts to Sanusi’s dethronement

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    Tofa-led group kicks against Sanusi’s removal, hits Ganduje

Tofa-led group kicks against Sanusi’s removal, hits Ganduje

The Advocates for United Kano has expressed shock over the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi by Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state. The group is led by Bashir Tofa, a presidential candidate in the 1993 elections. Sanusi was, on Monday, dethroned as the emir of Kano “for total disrespect to lawful instructions from the office of the governor”. Usman Alhaji, secretary to the state government, had [...]

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    FLASHBACK: How Sanusi’s grandfather was deposed in 1963

FLASHBACK: How Sanusi’s grandfather was deposed in 1963

On Monday, at a special sitting of the Kano executive council chaired by Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, the removal of Muhammadu Sanusi II was announced. The announcement came 10 months after TheCable reported how the governor relaunched moves to dethrone the emir. One of such moves was the reopening of an investigation by the Kano State Public Complaints and [...]

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    ‘We didn’t die, stop sending condolences’ — Yusra Sanusi reacts after father’s dethroning

‘We didn’t die, stop sending condolences’ — Yusra Sanusi reacts after father’s dethroning

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    On Sanusi’s dethroning: The north only beheads the bearers of truth 

On Sanusi’s dethroning: The north only beheads the bearers of truth 

Northern Nigeria is prostrate. It is the axis of uglies – banditry, insurgency, kidnapping, diseases, ignorance, and drug abuse. Alas! The region’s elite are aware of the problems, but look away because the disequilibrious status quo sustains them. What is petrifying, however, is that they maul and clobber at anyone who spits the truth in their faces. I think, this is [...]

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    Ganduje bans street begging in Kano

Ganduje bans street begging in Kano

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, has placed a ban on street begging in the state. Ganduje announced the decision during the launch of Basic Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) and distribution of offer of appointment to 7,500 volunteer teachers, which held at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, on Tuesday. The governor lamented over the "ugly situation", saying the decision is part of his [...]

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