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    PDP: Atiku’s Kano crowd shows Buhari has lost the north-west

PDP: Atiku’s Kano crowd shows Buhari has lost the north-west

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO) says the Kano mammoth crowd that welcomed Atiku Abubakar its presidential candidate on Sunday is evidence that President Muhammadu Buhari has lost support in the north-west.Kano is believed to be a stronghold of Buhari where he secured his highest number of 1.9 million votes in 2015 election.The governor, Abubakar Ganjude, had promised [...]

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    PHOTOS: Atiku receives heroic welcome in Buhari’s stronghold

PHOTOS: Atiku receives heroic welcome in Buhari’s stronghold

A massive crowd received Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano on Sunday.Kano is the stronghold of President Muhammadu Buhari. He secured 1.9 million votes, his highest, in Kano in 2015 when Rabiu Kwankwaso was the governor.But Kwankwaso, who led Atiku’s team into the ancient city on Sunday, declared that it was all over for the [...]

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    VIDEO: Atiku pulls massive crowd in Kano

VIDEO: Atiku pulls massive crowd in Kano

Supporters of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) trooped out in thousands to the Sani Abacha stadium in Kano on Sunday.The presidential candidate was still at the palace of Muhammad Sanusi, emir of Kano, when the crowd took over the stadium.Kano, a stronghold of President Muhammadu Buhari, has promised to give Buhari five million votes in [...]

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    Buhari phenomenon sweeping across Africa, says Garba Shehu on visit of Nigerien govs

Buhari phenomenon sweeping across Africa, says Garba Shehu on visit of Nigerien govs

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has defended the attendance of some governors from Niger Republic to President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign rally in Kano state.In a statement on Saturday, it also chided the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for demanding Buhari's withdrawal from the elections over the incident.Two governors from the country — Issa Moussa of Zinder and Zakiri Umar of Maradi — [...]

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    PHOTOS: Massive crowd welcomes Buhari to Kano

PHOTOS: Massive crowd welcomes Buhari to Kano

Hundreds of thousands of supporters of the All Progressive Congress (APC) trooped out to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano on Thursday.People lined on the streets from Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) to the palace of the emir of Kano.Buhari paid a courtesy visit to Muhammad Sanusi, emir of Kano, before heading to Sani Abacha Stadium, venue of the [...]

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    VIDEO: Kano ‘stands still’ for Buhari

VIDEO: Kano ‘stands still’ for Buhari

Vehicular and human activities have been suspended in different parts of Kano where the campaign trail of President Muhammadu Buhari landed on Thursday.People lined on the streets from Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) to the palace of the emir of Kano and the Sani Abacha Stadium, venue of the campaign.Our Correspondent observed that hundreds of party members from all [...]

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    Tongues wagging as Niger Republic governors ‘warm up’ for Buhari’s Kano visit

Tongues wagging as Niger Republic governors ‘warm up’ for Buhari’s Kano visit

Two governors from Niger Republic were part of those who received President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of his campaign in Kano state.The governors are Issa Moussa of Zinder and Zakiri Umar of Maradi.Salihu Yakasai, media aide, of Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano, disclosed it in a tweet on Thursday."H.E @GovUmarGanduje with his deputy H.E Dr Nasiru Gawuna, His former Dep H.E [...]

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    Zainab Ahmed backs Ganduje’s plan to buy 540MW from QIPP

Zainab Ahmed backs Ganduje’s plan to buy 540MW from QIPP

The federal government, via the minister of finance, has backed the 540 megawatts Qua Iboe Power Plant (QIPP) proposed by the Kano state government for the re-industrialisation plan of the state.Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, gave the assurance on Tuesday when she hosted Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, and his team in Abuja.In a statement by Paul Ella Abechi, [...]

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    PDP candidate says he’ll end security votes if elected Kano gov

PDP candidate says he’ll end security votes if elected Kano gov

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Kano, says if elected, security votes will become a history in the state.The PDP governorship candidate said the fund set aside for the security votes is an avenue for looting from the public treasury.“it is undeniably known that security votes are regarded as a looting-spree platform where the huge amounts [...]

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    PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari, Ganduje lead APC women and youth rally in Kano

PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari, Ganduje lead APC women and youth rally in Kano

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday joined All Progressive Congress (APC) supporters at the women and youth 2019 presidential campaign rally in Kano.She was accompanied by Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano, and his wife, Hafsat Ganduje.The rally organised for the re-election bid of President Buhari held at Sani Abacha Stadium.Both the first lady and the Kano governor [...]

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    Ganduje ’empowers’ youths with tools, cash

Ganduje ’empowers’ youths with tools, cash

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has empowered over 1850 youths in the state with tools and cash prizes to "fight poverty".While speaking during the graduation ceremony of the beneficiaries at the government house on Wednesday, the governor said over one million youths will be empowered by his administration before the end of his first tenure.He said the empowerment programme [...]

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    Kano federal lawmakers endorse Ganduje for second term

Kano federal lawmakers endorse Ganduje for second term

Some members of the national assembly from Kano state have defended Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, over the bribery allegations against him.The federal lawmakers also endorsed the governor for a second term, saying he has "done creditable well".Ganduje has been in the limelight after Daily Nigerian published videos of him allegedly collecting bribe from contractors.The governor denied any wrongdoing, [...]

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    EFCC arraigns Kano governorship candidate for ‘$1.3m fraud’

EFCC arraigns Kano governorship candidate for ‘$1.3m fraud’

Abdulsalam Saleh Abdulkareem, governorship candidate of Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over an alleged $1.3 million fraud.Abdulkareem and his co-accused, Ebere Nzekwe, were arraigned before justice Lewis Allagoa of the federal high court, Kano, on a nine-count charge of criminal conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence.According to Jamman [...]

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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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    EFCC arraigns Kano governorship candidate over ‘N100m fraud’

EFCC arraigns Kano governorship candidate over ‘N100m fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Abdulkarim Abdulsalam, governorship candidate of the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) in Kano state.Abdulsalam was arraigned alongside one Ebere Nzechukwu, at a federal high court sitting in the state over alleged N100 million fraud.Lewis Allagoa, the presiding judge, had ordered the anti-graft commission to produce all the defendants.However, Johnson Ojogbane, the [...]

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    PDP postpones guber primary in Lagos, Kano, Imo

PDP postpones guber primary in Lagos, Kano, Imo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its governorship primary election in Lagos, Imo and Kano states.Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, announced this in a statement on Saturday.The party's primary election was due to hold on Sunday.But Ologbondiyan said while those of Lagos, Kano and Imo have been postponed, the exercise would go on as planned in other states.The statement read: [...]

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February 15, 2019USDGBPEUR
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