Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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    Ganduje floors PDP opponent at tribunal

Ganduje floors PDP opponent at tribunal

The Kano state election petitions tribunal has upheld the victory of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Ganduje, who contested the last gubernatorial poll under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the election but Abba Yusuf, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival, challenged his victory.Yusuf had asked the tribunal [...]

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    Security beefed up in Kano ahead of tribunal’s verdict on guber poll

Security beefed up in Kano ahead of tribunal’s verdict on guber poll

The Kano state police command has deployed officers in strategic locations in the metropolis ahead of the judgement of the governorship election petition tribunal.TheCable reporter, who visited some areas of the state on Tuesday, observed that combined security forces comprising mobile police force and civil defense operatives were stationed at the state high court, venue of the tribunal.Abdullahi Haruna, command spokesperson, [...]

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    Ganduje: 95 percent of Almajiri roaming streets of Kano are foreigners

Ganduje: 95 percent of Almajiri roaming streets of Kano are foreigners

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says 95 percent of Almajiri roaming the streets of Kano are foreigners.He disclosed this while speaking at a stakeholders' meeting on free on compulsory education held at government house, Kano, on Thursday.Almajiri is a system of Islamic education practised in northern Nigeria. Almajiri was derived from an Arabic word, rendered “al-Muhajirun” in English transliteration, [...]

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    Ganduje: Movement of herdsmen to the south should be banned

Ganduje: Movement of herdsmen to the south should be banned

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says seasonal movements of herdsmen from the north to central and southern parts of the country should be banned.Ganduje said this on Saturday while fielding questions from journalists after attending the wedding of the son Kabiru Gaya, senator representing Kano south.The governor said if their movement is not banned, "the Fulani will continue to [...]

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    Ganduje, Igbo leaders in Kano ask herdsmen not to leave the south

Ganduje, Igbo leaders in Kano ask herdsmen not to leave the south

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, and Igbo leaders in the state have rejected calls by some northern political leaders that herdsmen in the southern part of the country relocate to the north.According to a statement by Abba Anwar, chief secretary to Ganduje, the governor spoke during a special dinner organised to honour Boniface Ibekwe, Eze Ndigbo Kano, on his [...]

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    Falz seeks justice for singer jailed for ‘defaming’ Ganduje

Falz seeks justice for singer jailed for ‘defaming’ Ganduje

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    Kano emirate council vows to sue anti-graft agency for contempt of court

Kano emirate council vows to sue anti-graft agency for contempt of court

The Kano state emirate council has vowed to sue the state anti-corruption agency for contempt of court.In a letter dated June 20, to the chairman of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, N.A. Dagiri, counsel to the emirate counsel, said the commission had defied subsisting court orders for inviting elderly members of the council for investigations.Some of the [...]

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    I bear no grudge against Ganduje, says Sanusi

I bear no grudge against Ganduje, says Sanusi

Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says the emirate council under him holds no grudge against Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state.Sanusi made the remarks when members of the Kano state assembly paid him a courtesy visit at his palace on Tuesday.The emir and the governor fell out shortly after the general election. There were reports that the monarch opposed [...]

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    No gorilla in Kano zoo, says Ganduje on missing N6.8m

No gorilla in Kano zoo, says Ganduje on missing N6.8m

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says there is no gorilla in the state-owned zoo where it was alleged that N6.8 million was swallowed by the animal.An official of the Kano Zoological Gardens had been quoted as saying a gorilla carted away the money from where it was kept before swallowing it.But speaking with state house correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday, the [...]

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    Ganduje orders probe of N6.8m ‘swallowed’ by gorilla

Ganduje orders probe of N6.8m ‘swallowed’ by gorilla

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has ordered a probe into the N6.8 million said to have been swallowed by a gorilla in the state-owned zoo.TheCable had reported how an official of the Kano Zoological Gardens claimed the gorilla carted away the money from where it was kept before swallowing it.The money was from proceeds of the zoo’s gate fee [...]

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    Apologise to Ganduje, governor’s associate tells Sanusi

Apologise to Ganduje, governor’s associate tells Sanusi

Muhammed Garba, former commissioner for information in Kano, has asked Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, to tender an apology to Abdullahi Ganduje, the governor.The governor's associate made the demand in a 45-paragraph response to an article, "Letter to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje", written by one Jibrin Ibrahim on the face-off between the governor and the emir.Garba said an apology from [...]

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    We’re still investigating Sanusi, says Kano anti-graft commission

We’re still investigating Sanusi, says Kano anti-graft commission

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission says investigation into the alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion by the Kano emirate council is ongoing.At a news conference in Kano on Monday, Muhuyi Magaji, the commission’s chairman, said the activities of the agency are free from the control of any individual or authority.“By virtue of Section 8 of Kano State Public Complaints and [...]

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    Dangote brokers peace between Sanusi, Ganduje

Dangote brokers peace between Sanusi, Ganduje

The crisis between Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, and Muhammadu Sanusi ll, emir of Kano, has been resolved following a reconciliatory meeting between the duo.This was contained in a statement by Abba Anwar, the chief press secretary to Ganduje, and made available to NAN in Kano on Saturday.Anwar said the reconciliatory meeting was initiated by Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest [...]

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    We’re studying Ganduje’s query, says Sanusi’s chief of staff

We’re studying Ganduje’s query, says Sanusi’s chief of staff

Munir Sanusi, chief of staff to Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, says the emirate council is studying the content of the query issued to the monarch.The office of the secretary to the state government (SSG) had issued a query to Sanusi on behalf of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state.A source had told TheCable that the query was on alleged financial [...]

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    CSOs ask new Kano emirs to resign

CSOs ask new Kano emirs to resign

At least 22 civil society organisations have called on the newly appointed emirs in Kano state to resign.The groups also called on Muhammadu Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, to denounce the the additional emirates in Kano.Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, had appointed four new emirs in the state, an action believed to be political and targetted at Muhammadu Sanusi, emir [...]

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    Understanding Kano’s naked dance in the marketplace

Understanding Kano’s naked dance in the marketplace

The recent creation of four Emirates at Gaya, Bichi, Karaye and Rano out of the Kano Emirate by the Abdullahi Ganduje administration which has raised a storm of comments is a complex issue that can only be understood when we look at the issue from the context of the history of Kano.With regards to Kano’s antiquity as a cosmopolitan, commercial [...]

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