Friday, August 2, 2019

Tag "Umar Ganduje"

    PHOTOS: INEC presents certificate of return to Ganduje

PHOTOS: INEC presents certificate of return to Ganduje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificate of return to Abdullahi Ganduje, the incumbent governor of Kano state.Ganduje, who contested the election under the All Progressives Congress (APC), picked up his certificate, alongside Nasiru Gawuna, his deputy, and lawmakers-elect of the Kano house of assembly.Below are photos:[...]

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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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CSOs seek protection for Jafar Jafar over Ganduje’s ‘bribery’ videos

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has asked the federal government to protect whistleblowers in Kano state.In a statement on Monday, the coalition made up of six CSOs said Jafaar Jafaar, publisher of Daily Nigerian, an online news platform, had received threatening messages since he  published a series of videos showing Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano governor, allegedly collecting bribe from a [...]

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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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    VIDEO: Another video of Ganduje ‘collecting’ dollars surfaces online

VIDEO: Another video of Ganduje ‘collecting’ dollars surfaces online

Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano state, who has been trending for the wrong reason, is in the news yet again.Two videos of him allegedly collecting kickback from contractors handling projects in the state were released by Daily Nigerian, an online platform, earlier in the month.The governor has denied the videos, saying his political opponents doctored them in order to tarnish [...]

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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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    APC chairmanship: Buhari’s backing of Oshiomhole is his personal opinion, says Ganduje

APC chairmanship: Buhari’s backing of Oshiomhole is his personal opinion, says Ganduje

Umar Ganduje, Kano state governor, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s suggestion that former Edo governor Adams Oshiomhole should be elected APC national chairman is a personal opinion and not an imposition.“Buhari’s choice on who becomes the APC next national chairman is his personal opinion; it is not an imposition in any way,” Ganduje told journalists on Wednesday in Abuja.According to NAN, [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari, 22 governors in Kano for wedding of Ganduje, Ajimobi children

PHOTOS: Buhari, 22 governors in Kano for wedding of Ganduje, Ajimobi children

At least 22 governors stormed Kano on Saturday to witness the wedding of Idris Ajimobi and Fatima Ganduje.The couple are children of the governors of Kano and Oyo states.President Muhammadu Buhari attended the wedding alongside Senate President Bukola Saraki; Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Aliko Dangote, billionaire businessman and other dignitaries.Here are some pictures:[...]

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    Boko Haram suspects arrested in Kano

Boko Haram suspects arrested in Kano

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, on Sunday said security agents arrested suspected members of the Boko Haram sect in the state.He said this when he received Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, at the government house.According to the governor, those arrested have been moved to Abuja for interrogation.“The security agents also confiscated arms and communication gadgets from the alleged [...]

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    Buratai launches operation to tackle insurgency, kidnapping in Kano

Buratai launches operation to tackle insurgency, kidnapping in Kano

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, has launched Operation Harbin Kunama II in Kano to tackle cattle rustling, kidnapping and insurgency. Speaking with journalists on Saturday, Buratai explained that the operation is part of the efforts to reduce crime.He said he had discussed with Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano, on the modalities to curb criminal activities in the dreaded Falgore forest [...]

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    I’m drilling 789 boreholes because water is essential to life, says Ganjude

I’m drilling 789 boreholes because water is essential to life, says Ganjude

Umar Ganduje, Kano state governor, says he is drilling 789 boreholes in remote villages because water is essential to life.He said this at the launch of the second phase of the project at Tsangaya in Albasu local government area of the state.The governor launched the Albasu township water supply project constructed at the cost of N69.1m, and which is expected [...]

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    Ganduje: Free and fair election not normal in south-south

Ganduje: Free and fair election not normal in south-south

Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano state and chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Rivers rerun election campaign, says free and fair elections are not normal in the south-south region of the country.Speaking with state house correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja, on Friday, the governor said measures were being put in place to ensure that [...]

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    Adeosun: We’ll make every naira count without being a burden to Nigerians

Adeosun: We’ll make every naira count without being a burden to Nigerians

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, has assured Nigerians that the government's revenue generation focus will not be a burden to Nigerians, but a drive that will make every naira count.Adeosun said the collection of revenue for sustainable and economic growth of the country must be a collaborative effort of the three tier of government, reflecting that there is one Nigeria [...]

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