Saturday, January 19, 2019

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    Kwankwaso: There was ‘mago mago’ in Kano poll because only one party contested

Kwankwaso: There was ‘mago mago’ in Kano poll because only one party contested

Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central, says the alleged underage voting in the state's local government polls could only have happened because "only one party" contested the election.Kwankwaso said it would be impossible to rig an election if several political parties are involved.Images of ineligible voters had surfaced on social media after the February 10 election which was overwhelmingly won by the [...]

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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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    PDP: Election must not hold in Katsina, Kano until voter register is sanitised

PDP: Election must not hold in Katsina, Kano until voter register is sanitised

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded that elections should not hold in Kano and Katsina states until voter register is sanitised.The party made the call following the allegations of underage voting in Kano state.Pictures of underage voters trended on social media after the last local government election in Kano.INEC had initially denied being involved in the election where the [...]

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    Kano: Underage voters participated in 2015 election — not recent LG poll

Kano: Underage voters participated in 2015 election — not recent LG poll

The Kano state government has once again denied the allegation that underage voters participated in the local government election which took place in the state earlier in the month.After the poll, images of ineligible voters participating in an election went viral on social media.The government had denied that children took part in the exercise which the All Progressives Congress (APC) won [...]

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    ‘We’ll be vindicated’ — Kano electoral commission speaks on probe of underage voting

‘We’ll be vindicated’ — Kano electoral commission speaks on probe of underage voting

The Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) says it will be vindicated on allegations that it allowed underage voters during the last exercise it conducted.There were reports of underage voting in the recent local government election which the All Progressives Congress (APC) won in all the local government areas.After a public outcry, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) set up a [...]

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    INEC sets up panel to probe underage voting in Kano

INEC sets up panel to probe underage voting in Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC) has set up a committee to probe the underage voting in Kano state.Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the electoral body, disclosed this at a workshop in Lagos on Friday.He said findings of the panel, headed by a national commissioner, will be made public."We wish to assure Nigerians that the matter will be fully investigated," he said."A national [...]

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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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    Ganduje: My political history is incomplete without Kwankwaso

Ganduje: My political history is incomplete without Kwankwaso

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says his history as a politician is incomplete without Rabiu Kwankwaso, his predecessor.Ganduje succeeded Kwakwanso in 2015, having served as his deputy for eight years.Speaking on the sidelines of high-table dialogue on ethical values and national security held at the state house conference center, Abuja, he said he and Kwankwaso were good friends who fell [...]

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    22 students killed in road accident in Kano

22 students killed in road accident in Kano

Twenty-two students on excursion lost their lives in a road accident in Kano state on Tuesday.Ibrahim Gaya, a witness, said the accident happened between Maitama Sule College and Dudduru village in Gaya town.He said the bus conveying the students was involved in a collision with a truck while trying to avoid a pothole.“The bus, coming from the other side towards Kano, was [...]

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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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    BUA promises to construct specialist hospital in Kano

BUA promises to construct specialist hospital in Kano

BUA International Limited has announced plans to construct a N7.5billion ultra-modern specialist hospital in Kano state.Abdulsamad Rabiu, executive chairman of the company, said this when Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, visited the corporate headquarters of BUA in Lagos on Tuesday.Rabiu commended Ganduje for his "strides towards making Kano state a viable destination for businesses".He also expressed contentment with the private-public [...]

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    Senator tackles Misau over Kwankwaso, Ganduje feud

Senator tackles Misau over Kwankwaso, Ganduje feud

Barau Jibrin, senator representing Kano north, says Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, is being used by some unnamed people to put Kano senators in a bad light.The senator said this on Wednesday after Misau drew the attention of the lawmakers to an unpleasant incident in Kano.Misau had asked the senate to condemn the alleged portrayal of weapons by youth at [...]

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    Buhari: Millions of people will join APC in a few months

Buhari: Millions of people will join APC in a few months

President Muhammadu Buhari says millions of people from all parts of the country will join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the next few months.Buhari said this in a letter he sent to Basheer Mohammed, a former senator, who recently defected to APC from the Peoples Democratic Party.The letter dated January 25, 2018, and titled 'Re: Declaration for APC', [...]

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    Police ask Kwankwaso to postpone Kano rally

Police ask Kwankwaso to postpone Kano rally

The Kano state police command has asked Rabiu Kwankwaso, a former governor of the state, to suspend his visit to Kano.Rabiu Yusuf, commissioner of police in the state, who gave the warning on Friday morning, said failure to comply with it might attract "stiffer implication".Kwankwaso and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, [...]

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    Six injured as Ganduje, Kwankwaso loyalists clash in Kano

Six injured as Ganduje, Kwankwaso loyalists clash in Kano

Supporters of Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, on Sunday clashed with those of Abdullahi Ganduje, the incumbent governor.Six persons were injured in the incident which took place at a wedding fatiha in Kano.The clash is coming a week after a commissioner in the state called on residents to attack Kwankwaso.In a video that trended online, Abdullahi Abbas, [...]

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    VIDEO: How UNICEF malnutrition programme is saving lives in northern Nigeria

VIDEO: How UNICEF malnutrition programme is saving lives in northern Nigeria

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says its management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) programme has proven effective.Through the community-based programme, UNICEF says malnourishment may be coming to an end in Nigeria.According to UNICEF, 2.5 million Nigerian children currently suffer severe acute malnutrition, with the majority living in northern Nigeria.In the five-minutes documentary shot in Kano, the agency explained how, through CMAM, it [...]

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