Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag "Kano State"

    On that injurious and unhelpful relationship

On that injurious and unhelpful relationship

BY AMIRU HALILU "Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite." - Charles Spurgeon.Do you want to excel in the comity of masquerade's fans? If yes, try hypocrisy or be a hypocrite. These twin brothers have many buyers in today's world; but if anyone is doubting my claim, I challenge him to convey [...]

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    Kwankwaso’s father endorses Ganduje’s reelection bid

Kwankwaso’s father endorses Ganduje’s reelection bid

Musa Kwankwaso, father of Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central, has expressed support for Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, who is seeking reelection.According to Daily Trust, the lawmaker's father said this when the governor visited him during his campaign tour.Kwankwaso, who is the district head of Madobi local government area, reportedly commended Ganduje for the "good work" he has [...]

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    Ganduje: I supported Oyegun’s removal because he marginalised us

Ganduje: I supported Oyegun’s removal because he marginalised us

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says he and some of his colleagues were marginalised during the tenure of John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Ganduje said this while receiving Emma Ibediro, national organising secretary of the APC, in his office on Friday.He said they pushed for a change in the national leadership of the APC [...]

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    EXTRA: Ganduje donates N10m to EFCC

EXTRA: Ganduje donates N10m to EFCC

The administration of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has donated N10 million to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other agencies organising the National Anti-corruption Marathon.The EFCC collaborated with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to organise the programme in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari.Ganduje announced the donation when [...]

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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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    Controversy over video of Ganduje ‘collecting dollars’ from contractors

Controversy over video of Ganduje ‘collecting dollars’ from contractors

A video of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, allegedly receiving kickback from contractors is currently trending on social media.The video published by Daily Nigerian, an online newspaper, showed the governor receiving bundles of dollars and putting them into his white dress known as 'babanriga' in the northern part of Nigeria.According to the newspaper, the governor had requested for $5 million [...]

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    2019: ‘2.9m’ APC members in Kano endorse Buhari

2019: ‘2.9m’ APC members in Kano endorse Buhari

A total of 2,931,235 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state reportedly voted for President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential primary election conducted Friday.Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state and returning officer of the election, announced that Buhari polled the number of votes in the exercise conducted across the 44 local government areas in the state.It is [...]

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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: How Secondus, Kwankwaso forced me out of PDP

Shekarau: How Secondus, Kwankwaso forced me out of PDP

Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano state, says Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Rabiu Kwankwaso, also a former governor of Kano, contributed to his exit from the opposition party.Shekarau joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday, a day after Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the APC, and Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, met [...]

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    HEDA asks INEC to release report on underage voting in Kano

HEDA asks INEC to release report on underage voting in Kano

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA) has requested a copy of the report by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) panel on the investigation of alleged underage voting in Kano state local government area election.There was an outrage after images of underage voters were circulated on social media after the election, and in February, INEC set up [...]

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    Court awards N10m damages to minor molested by family friend

Court awards N10m damages to minor molested by family friend

Nuradeen Sagir, acting chief judge of Kano state, has ruled in favour of a minor over the violation of her fundamental human right.The minor was allegedly sexually abused by a close confidant of her family around May 2016, when she was only six months old.Muttaka Muhammad, the accused, was reported to the Kano state public defender’s office (PDO) in June [...]

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    The Igbo will stay in the north forever, says Ganjude

The Igbo will stay in the north forever, says Ganjude

Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano state governor, says the Igbo will stay in the north forever.He said this in a statement issued by Tanko Yakassai, director-general media and communications, on Saturday.He said all governors in the region were against ethnic prejudice, as promoted by a certain group of youth, declaring that “the Igbo in the region will stay forever”.“Even if you want [...]

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    Quit notice: We will protect you, police assure Igbo in Kano

Quit notice: We will protect you, police assure Igbo in Kano

Rabi’u Yusuf, Kano police commissioner, has assured Igbo residents in the state of adequate protection of their lives and property.The assurance was contained in a statement released on Tuesday by Magaji Majiya, the police public relations officer in the state.At a meeting with the leadership of the Igbo community in the state, the commissioner said his command is committed to [...]

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    Fake police officers arrested with 715kg of hemp in Kano

Fake police officers arrested with 715kg of hemp in Kano

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two suspected drug traffickers who posed as police officers in Nasarawa area of Kano metropolis.Kano state commandant of NDLEA, Hamza Umar, told journalists in Kano on Tuesday that the suspects were arrested in a brand new escort vehicle with police colour, siren, pilot plate number and in possession of two police caps.According [...]

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    I’m a strong advocate of anti-corruption fight, says Shekarau

I’m a strong advocate of anti-corruption fight, says Shekarau

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano state, has declared that he is an ardent supporter of the anti-corruption efforts of the federal government.The former minister of education lauded the anti-corruption fight by President Muhammadu Buhari while speaking with journalists in Sokoto on Monday."The efforts by the president to fight corruption in all its ramifications is good for Nigeria. Anybody, who [...]

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February 22, 2019USDGBPEUR
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KANO361474413
PH361475412
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