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Court stops Kano assembly from investigating Ganduje

A Kano high court has ruled that the state house of assembly lacks the power to investigate or invite Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, over any alleged criminal case.Ahmed Badamasi, a judge, gave the ruling on Thursday.He said the power to investigate criminal charges is vested in the police, Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices [...]

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    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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    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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