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Kano guber tribunal: Governor Ganduje files defence with 203 witnesses against PDP

Kano State Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has now filed his defense against the petition of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abba Yusuf, challenging his electoral victory at the March 23 polls.

Central bank governor sets up panel to revive 50 textile firms

The Central Bank of Nigeria is targeting to revive at least 20 textile companies before the end of the 2019 fiscal period.

Kano Emirate: Group urges government to respect court orders

Kano Concerned Citizens Initiative (KCCI), an umbrella of some eminent elders in the state has urged the parties in the Kano Emirate crisis to respect the orders of the court.

Kano kingmakers hire 7 SANs, 17 other lawyers to battle Ganduje

Kano Kingmakers have employed the service of 7 Senior Advocates of Nigeria and 17 other lawyers to challenge governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and Kano House Assembly and others in court over the creation of more new Kano Emirates.

Governor Ganduje trains 300 youths on automobile mechanic

No fewer than 300 youths have benefitted from a training workshop on automobile mechanics sponsored by Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

SERAP opposes life pension, luxury cars for Kano lawmakers

Anti-corruption advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has urged the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, not to assent to a bill seeking life pension, luxury vehicles and foreign medical trips for members of the Kano State House of Assembly.

Governor Ganduje: We created new emirates to reduce Emir Sanusi’s burden

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says he created new emirates in the state to reduce the burden of the Kano emirate under Muhammad Sanusi.
A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Governor Ganduje: No going back on gazetted new Kano emirate law

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said the Kano State Emirs (Appointment and Deposition) (Amendment) Law 2019 has already been gazetted; hence it will not be reversed.

SERAP asks Governor Ganduje to reject fat pensions, luxury cars-for-life for Kano lawmakers

“If assented to, the bill would lead to a misuse of trust property and threaten to affect the welfare of the people of Kano by diverting public funds from development and provision of access to quality education, clean water and healthcare to the personal benefits of members of the House of Assembly.”
A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

New Emirs: How Governor Ganduje defied ‎court order

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, on Saturday presented appointment letters to the four newly appointed Emirs in the state.

Governor Ganduje orders new emirs to ensure every child goes to school

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has ordered the newly inaugurated Emirs in the state to ensure that every child in their domains is sent to school.

Governor Ganduje: New emirs appointed before court order

The Kano State Government has said it didn’t receive any court order restraining Governor Abdullahi Ganduje from further action concerning the newly appointed First Class Emirs of Rano, Karaye, Gaya and Bichi Emirates.

Governor Ganduje: Emir Sanusi should report to local council chairman, not me

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State yesterday said the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, is supposed to report to a local government chairman and not him.

Court restrains Governor Ganduje from appointing new emirs

A Kano State High Court presided over by Justice Nasiru Saminu has restrained Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje from appointing four new emirs for the newly created emirates in the state.
Aminu Ado Bayero

Governor Ganduje appoints Ado Bayero’s son, 3 others as emirs

The Kano State government has appointed Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as emir of Bichi emirate, one of the four newly-created emirates. It also confirmed the upgrade of three district heads of Karaye, Rano and Gaya to first class emirs for their respective emirates.

Governor Ganduje: Why I created new emirates in Kano

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says he decided to create four new emirates in the state in order to take it to the next level.

Governor Ganduje: Emir Sanusi ought to report to council chairman not governor

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano on State on Friday said that the splitting of Kano emirate into five was not in any way an act of vendetta against the incumbent emir, Muhammadu Sanusi 11.

Kano creates four new emirates as Governor Ganduje signs bill into law

Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has just signed a bill for the uplifting of four towns in the state into emirates with first class traditional rulers.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.