Monday, October 14, 2019

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    PHOTOS: Sanusi, Ganduje shake hands, pray together

PHOTOS: Sanusi, Ganduje shake hands, pray together

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, and Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, shook hands at the eid praying ground in the ancient town on Tuesday.Both men have not been seen together publicly since the governor split the Kano emirate into five.Ganduje has been severely criticised over the move believed to be targetted at the emir who reportedly opposed his reelection [...]

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    Sanusi, other traditional rulers dine with Buhari  at Aso Rock

Sanusi, other traditional rulers dine with Buhari at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday broke his fast with traditional rulers, including Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano.Among the traditional leaders who joined the president for the Ramadan breakfast were Sa'ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto; Adeyeye Ogunwusi, ooni of Ife; Yahaya Abubakar, the etsu Nupe James Ayatse, and Tor Tiv.Government officials, including Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president, as well [...]

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    Ganduje sacks all 33 permanent secretaries

Ganduje sacks all 33 permanent secretaries

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has fired all the 33 permanent secretaries in the state.Auwal Naiya, head of the state civil service, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.According to the statement, the governor took the move as part of his administration's resolve to “ensure greater efficiency in service delivery”.The governor directed all those relieved of their appointments to [...]

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    ‘You’re a product of rigged election’ — Abba Yusuf blasts Ganduje

‘You’re a product of rigged election’ — Abba Yusuf blasts Ganduje

Abba Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Kano state, says the declaration of Abdullahi Ganduje, the state governor, as winner of the election is unlawful.Yusuf said the outcome of the supplementary election held in the state did not reflect the will of the people.Yusuf, in a statement issued on his behalf by Sanusi Dawakin-Tofa, his spokesman, asked Ganduje [...]

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    Ganduje: Kwankwaso can’t say he is an engineer… he failed common entrance

Ganduje: Kwankwaso can’t say he is an engineer… he failed common entrance

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has challenged Rabiu Kwankwaso, his predecessor, to present his engineering certificate.According to Abba Anwar, Ganduje's chief press secretary, the governor spoke on Wednesday during the official inauguration of the committee for the payment of scholarship allowances to internal students.He also alleged that Kwankwaso failed his common entrance examination.“Where did he attend engineering course and graduate from? [...]

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    Presidential poll: Those doubting Kano results are ignorant, says Ganduje

Presidential poll: Those doubting Kano results are ignorant, says Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says those questioning the votes cast for President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano, are "unserious and ignorant" of the state’s politics.Ganduje spoke when he visited Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Wednesday.Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 1,464,768 votes in Kano ahead of Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party [...]

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    Garba Shehu defends Buhari’s alliance with Ganduje, says governor immune to prosecution

Garba Shehu defends Buhari’s alliance with Ganduje, says governor immune to prosecution

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says the endorsement of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, by President Muhammadu Buhari, is not a dent on the administration's anti-corruption war.Buhari raised Ganduje's hands during the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally in Kano on Thursday, signalling an endorsement of the governor's second term bid despite the corruption allegations levelled against him.Ganduje was seen [...]

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    ‘Ganduje is very responsible’ — Buhari passes vote of confidence on governor

‘Ganduje is very responsible’ — Buhari passes vote of confidence on governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has passed a vote of confidence on Abdullahi Ganduje, the governor of Kano state, stating that the governor is very responsible.Speaking to the Nigerian community in France earlier in the week, Buhari said Ganduje was very responsible to have continued and completed the projects started by his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso.The president said someone else could have diverted funds meant [...]

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    Kano assembly bent on probing Ganduje despite court ruling

Kano assembly bent on probing Ganduje despite court ruling

The Kano house of assembly says it will not stop its probe of Abdullahi Ganduje, the state governor, over a video of him allegedly collecting bribe.After videos of the governor allegedly receiving kickbacks went viral, the assembly set up a panel to investigate the issue.A high court in Kano had on Monday, ordered the ad hoc committee set by the [...]

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    Ganduje: Kwankwaso’s defection won’t affect Buhari

Ganduje: Kwankwaso’s defection won’t affect Buhari

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says the defection of Rabiu Kwankwaso, his predecessor, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will have no effect on President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.In an interview with journalists on Saturday, Ganduje said the defection would not change the political mood in Kano state.“I want you to go and study [...]

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    Ganduje on nPDP: They are not marginalised, it’s corruption fighting back

Ganduje on nPDP: They are not marginalised, it’s corruption fighting back

Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano governor, says the agitation by members of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), is as a result of corruption fighting back.Ganduje spoke on Monday at a news conference to mark the third anniversary of his administration. He said the claim of marginalisation by nPDP members does not hold water.The governor, who is a member of the group, [...]

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    Ganduje intervenes in Kano assembly crisis, reconciles aggrieved lawmakers

Ganduje intervenes in Kano assembly crisis, reconciles aggrieved lawmakers

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, has reconciled the two warring factions of the state house of assembly.The police had on Tuesday, sealed off the house amid a plot to remove Abdullahi Ata, the speaker.Ata emerged in July following the resignation of Kabiru Rurum who stepped down after corruption allegations were levelled against him.The lawmakers had accused Ata of incompetence and [...]

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    Ganduje: We employed ‘junior Magu’ to fight corruption in Kano

Ganduje: We employed ‘junior Magu’ to fight corruption in Kano

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, said the state government took a cue from the anti-corruption campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari and employed a "junior Magu" to help fight corruption in the state.In June 2105, Ganduje appointed Muhuyi Rimingado as executive chairman of the state’s anti-corruption and public complaints commission.Speaking in an interview with Daily Trust, Ganduje said Kano has been [...]

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    Bakare: I can’t comprehend what Buhari was doing at the Kano wedding with 110 girls missing

Bakare: I can’t comprehend what Buhari was doing at the Kano wedding with 110 girls missing

Tunde Bakare, the serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), says he cannot comprehend what President Muhammadu Buhari and 22 state governors were doing at the Kano wedding, while 110 Dapchi schoolgirls are still in captivity.On Saturday, at least 22 governors convereged on Kano, to celebrate the wedding of Idris Ajimobi and Fatima Ganduje, offsprings of Abiola Ajimobi, and Ibrahim [...]

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    QUESTION: Has Kano finally confirmed Jonathan’s allegations of irregularities in 2015?

QUESTION: Has Kano finally confirmed Jonathan’s allegations of irregularities in 2015?

From frying pan to fire? In a bid to absolve itself of allegations on electoral misconduct, the Kano state government may have done more harm than good.At a workshop organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Kano on Monday, Mohammed Garba, commissioner for information, said videos and pictures of underage voters released recently were captured during the 2015 election, [...]

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    FACT CHECK: Can Ganduje deliver 5m votes to Buhari in 2019?

FACT CHECK: Can Ganduje deliver 5m votes to Buhari in 2019?

On Tuesday, Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, promised to deliver five million votes from the state to President Muhammadu Buhari if he seeks re-election in 2019.Though Buhari has not officially declared his intentions for 2019, there are signs that he may decide to remain the number one citizen beyond 2019.After visiting Kano in December 2017, Buhari said the massive reception he [...]

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