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Another Kano emirate official quits following former emir’s ouster

The ‘chief singer’ of Kano emirate council, Naziru Ahmad, popularly known as Naziru Sarkin Waka, has resigned his appointment following the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi as Emir of Kano.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Official: Supreme Court can’t review Kano governorship case

“What the Supreme Court ruled was the affirmation of the judgment of the tribunal and Court of Appeal. That is to say, the PDP failed woefully to prove their case and that is the substance of the case. Therefore, there is no basis what so ever for review of Kano case,’’ he said.
The Federal High Court in Kano on Friday dismissed the preliminary report of the state Public Complaint and Anti-corruption Commission (PCACC) which recommended the suspension of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.

Court voids report recommending Emir Sanusi’s suspension

The Federal High Court in Kano on Friday dismissed the preliminary report of the state Public Complaint and Anti-corruption Commission (PCACC) which recommended the suspension of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, pending investigations into alleged financial misappropriation of the emirate’s funds.
The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kano state, Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, has reportedly left the party to pitch his tent with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Kano PDP chairman joins APC

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kano state, Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, has reportedly left the party to pitch his tent with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herders and boost economic activities.

Supreme Court upholds Governor Ganduje’s election, dismisses appeal

The Supreme Court, on Monday, upheld the election of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State.
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Supreme Court fixes date for judgment in Kano governorship dispute‎

The Supreme Court has scheduled judgment for January 20 (Monday) in the appeal challenging the last governorship election in Kano State.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi accepts Kano council of chiefs chair role

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi, has accepted his appointment as the Chairman, Kano State Council of Chiefs, thereby ending days of uneasy speculations over his fate under the provision of the Kano State Emirate Councils Law 2019

Two Customs officers shot dead in Niger

The Nigeria Customs Service Niger Area command, on Tuesday, confirmed the killing of two officers of the command by armed gunmen while on duty.

Kano guber: Tribunal upholds Governor Ganduje’s election

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kano on Wednesday upheld the victory of the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

Kano guber: Anxiety mounts as tribunal fixes judgement for Wednesday

Anxiety reigns Kano ahead of the judgement of the Kano State Election Petition Tribunal on the 2019 governorship election slated for Wednesday, October 2, 2019.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal rules on Governor Ganduje, Abba Yusuf case Wednesday

The PDP and its candidate, Abba Yusuf, had filed a petition challenging the declaration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as winner of the March 9 governorship election by INEC.

Taraba INEC REC passes on

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Taraba state, Alhaji Baba Abba Yusuf, is dead.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano tribunal: You’ve no case – Kano governor tells PDP candidate

Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said that the suit filed against his victory by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the governorship polls is weighed down by the burden of proof.g

Kano guber: PDP asks tribunal to dismiss evidence tendered by INEC

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engineer Abba Kabiru Yusuf, on Monday, urged the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kano to dismiss the evidence tendered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.

Kano guber: PDP appeals tribunal’s refusal to amend witness list

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kano state chapter, on Wednesday disclosed that it would appeal against the verdict of the state gubernatorial election Petition tribunal rejecting its request to amend the list of witnesses.

Kano election tribunal halts PDP witnesses

Another setback for PDP as Kano state Governorship Election Petition tribunal, on Tuesday, dismissed the application by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kano state chapter requesting for a Leave of the court to amend the list of the petitioners witnesses.

Kano guber: Police tender 14 documents for Gama ward

The Kano State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Iliyasu, on Monday tendered 14 result sheets for Gama Ward results in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano, for the March 23 governorship election before the Kano Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Kano tribunal vacates PDP’s application

The governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Kano on Tuesday vacated the application of Abba Kabiru Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to amend its witness list and oath of statement.

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