Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Abdullahi Ganduje"

    Kano assembly ‘bows to pressure’, suspends probe of Ganduje

Kano assembly ‘bows to pressure’, suspends probe of Ganduje

The Kano state house of assembly has stopped investigating allegations that Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, collected bribe from contractors.This is in line with a court order. A group known as Lawyers For Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria, had asked the court to compel the assembly to halt the probe.Ruling on an ex parte application filed by one Muhammad Zubair, national coordinator [...]

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    Ganduje fails to appear before Kano assembly, denies taking bribe

Ganduje fails to appear before Kano assembly, denies taking bribe

Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano governor, on Friday failed to appear before the state house of assembly committee investigating the videos of him allegedly receiving kickbacks from contractors.The governor sent Muhammadu Garba, commissioner for information, and Ibrahim Mukhtar, justice commissioner, to represent him.Ganduje was said to be busy attending to pressing engagements at the government house.According to the justice commissioner, the letter of [...]

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    Kano assembly panel summons Ganduje over ‘bribery’ videos

Kano assembly panel summons Ganduje over ‘bribery’ videos

The Kano house of assembly panel investigating bribery allegations against Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, has summoned him.The panel summoned Ganduje to appear before it on Friday.Daily Nigerian had published multiple videos showing Ganduje allegedly receiving kickbacks from contractors. The latest video was published WednesdayThe governor has denied the allegations, saying it is the handiwork of political opponents.The Kano assembly [...]

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    FLASHBACK: Ganduje’s media aide mocked Farouk Lawan over ‘bribe video’ in 2012

FLASHBACK: Ganduje’s media aide mocked Farouk Lawan over ‘bribe video’ in 2012

Salihu Yakasai, spokesman of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has come under attack on social media after making several efforts to discredit the videos of the governor allegedly collecting bribe.Videos of Ganduje allegedly receiving bundles of dollars as kickback from contractors were published by Daily Nigerian, an online newspaper.Yakassai has made several posts on his Twitter account, alleging that [...]

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    Ganduje’s bribery videos not doctored, Daily Nigerian publisher tells Kano assembly

Ganduje’s bribery videos not doctored, Daily Nigerian publisher tells Kano assembly

Jaafar Jaafar, publisher of Daily Nigerian newspaper, has insisted that the videos which showed Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, receiving bribe are authentic.Speaking when he appeared before a Kano house of assembly investigative panel on Thursday, Jaafar said the videos were not doctored.Daily Nigerian had published multiple videos showing Ganduje allegedly receiving kickbacks from contractors on various occasions.But the [...]

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    Bribery video: Kwankwaso supporters ask anti-graft agencies to probe Ganduje

Bribery video: Kwankwaso supporters ask anti-graft agencies to probe Ganduje

Supporters of Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, have called on the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to investigate Abdullahi Ganduje, the state governor, over alleged bribery.The group also called on the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to join in investigating the case and to take necessary action.At a press conference held to mark [...]

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    My blood pressure normal despite blackmail, says Ganduje

My blood pressure normal despite blackmail, says Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says his blood pressure is normal despite alleged blackmail by his "antagonists".He said this on Tuesday at the Shiekh Jidda General Hospital in Kano.Amid an investigation of alleged bribery, the medical personnel at the hospital were said to have certified Ganduje’s blood pressure as within normal range.On Monday, the Kano state house of assembly [...]

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    Kano assembly begins probe of Ganduje over dollar bribe videos

Kano assembly begins probe of Ganduje over dollar bribe videos

The Kano house of assembly has set up a panel to investigate the bribery allegation against Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, following videos published by Daily Nigerian.In one video trending online, Ganduje appeared to be collecting bundles of dollars and putting them into his white dress known as ‘babanriga’ in the northern part of Nigeria.The video has generated a lot of [...]

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    Your job requires absolute loyalty, Ganduje tells new deputy

Your job requires absolute loyalty, Ganduje tells new deputy

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says Nasiru Gawuna, his new deputy, must exhibit absolute loyalty and dedication to duty.He said this shortly after Nura Umar, chief judge of the state, swore in Gawuna as the new deputy governor of the state.Gawuna was nominated by the governor following the resignation of Hafiz Abubakar, former deputy governor of the state.Ganduje said [...]

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    Shekarau meets Oshiomhole, Ganduje, confirms exit from PDP

Shekarau meets Oshiomhole, Ganduje, confirms exit from PDP

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano state, has confirmed his exit from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).On Tuesday, Sule Ya’u Sule, spokesman of the former governor, had said discussions were at a conclusive stage on the return of his principal to the All Progressives Congress (APC).He left the APC in 2014.Sule said the move was triggered by the dissolution of [...]

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    I appealed for you not to be impeached, Ganduje tells ex-deputy

I appealed for you not to be impeached, Ganduje tells ex-deputy

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has accepted the resignation of Hafiz Abubakar, his former deputy.In the acceptance letter dated August 6, Ganduje said he had appealed to the members of the state house of assembly to drop plans to impeach Abubakar.The ex-deputy resigned on Saturday after he was said to have been tip off on the impeachment plot.An ally [...]

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    Ganduje calls for population control, says 3m children out of school in Kano alone

Ganduje calls for population control, says 3m children out of school in Kano alone

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says three million children are out of school in his state alone, stating the need to curb Africa's population explosion.Speaking at Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, UK, on Thursday, the governor said population explosion in Africa is a reality and education is not matching up with population growth."One important factor that divides [...]

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    What does Buhari owe them?

What does Buhari owe them?

Governor Yahaya Bello does not need to jump into the fire, yet. The Kogi State governor who had, in fact, sprained an ankle in what might have been a practice match for the big leap, was saved the trouble after President Muhammadu Buhari finally gave the hint that he would run for a second term in office. The governor had said [...]

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    Ganduje: We’ll sue Buhari if he doesn’t seek re-election

Ganduje: We’ll sue Buhari if he doesn’t seek re-election

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, says President Muhammadu Buhari will be sued if he does not seek re-election in 2019.Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Friday, Ganduje said all the governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) want Buhari to continue in office.The governor explained that there is nothing wrong in the president seeking a "constitutional [...]

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    PHOTOS: Tinubu, Osinbajo lead bigwigs to second leg of Ajimobi-Ganduje wedding

PHOTOS: Tinubu, Osinbajo lead bigwigs to second leg of Ajimobi-Ganduje wedding

One week after 22 governors stormed Kano, several political bigwigs converged on Oyo state for the second part of the wedding of Idris Ajimobi and Fatima Ganduje.Fatima is the daughter of Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano state governor, while Idris is the son of Abiola Ajimobi, his Oyo state counterpart.Yemi Osinbajo, Vice-President; Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congres (APC); Aisha [...]

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    Ganduje promises Buhari 5m votes if he contests in 2019

Ganduje promises Buhari 5m votes if he contests in 2019

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, says the state will give President Muhammadu Buhari five million votes if he contests the 2019 election.Speaking at the swearing-in of 44 new local government council chairmen and 484 councillors on Monday night, Ganduje said the victory recorded by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the local government polls shows that the "party is Kano"."The [...]

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