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Abdullahi Umar Ganduje
The COVID-19 Fund Raising Committee constituted by governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state submitted its interim report on Monday, saying it had raised almost N400m.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has on Monday ordered the arrest of the defaulter, no fewer than nine vehicles who defied the order on closure of all borders linking in and out of the state as part of measures to prevent the spread of the raging Coronavirus to the state.
The Kano State Commissioner of Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, has on Friday said nine suspected cases of Coronavirus recorded in the state have tested negative.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent “an urgent complaint to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention over the arbitrary detention and degrading treatment of deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi (II).
Following the dethronement and banishment of former emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, he has said that he will approach the court to challenge the action taken by the Kano State Government.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II, by Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as political recklessness and opportunistic.
The Sultan of Sokoto and the President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, would have been dethroned if Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State had lost his re-election, says a former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani.
Security Operatives have arrested Muhammadu Sansui II, the dethroned Emir of Kano and whisked him out of the ancient city amidst tight Security.
Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has disclosed that his administration boosts local rice production to 3 million tonnes a year to meet the people’s demands on rice consumption.
“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 Professor Ango Abdullahi-led Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has risen from its meeting in Zaria on Sunday with a verdict that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigeria.
The government’s expression is coming after the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, assured on his verified Twitter handle that he was going to engage the Chinese Government over the allegations immediately.
The companies, comprising: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and Shell Nigeria Gas, also joined other players in the oil and gas industry to support the Federal Government with $30 million to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
The Rivers State Government has temporarily relaxed the restrictions on large religious gatherings to enable Christians carry out their religious obligations during the Easter Period.
The Lagos State chairman, African Democratic Congress (ADC), Olayiwola Abisoye, has berated the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu for not putting in place adequate palliative measures and appropriate stimulus packages before rolling out the stay-at-home order over the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Oyo State Government on Thursday extended the curfew imposed to combat the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Afghan government has freed 100 Taliban prisoners as a first step in a peace process with the hardline Islamists, despite the group earlier walking out of talks on a planned prisoner exchange crucial to moving to a plan to end years of war.
Former Republic of Ireland internationals Damien Duff and John O'Shea have joined their country's coaching staff following the appointment of Stephen Kenny as manager on Sunday.
The Police Authority in Malawi has shared a containment strategy against the deadly COVID-19 with migration journalists.
Former Egypt international Ahmed ‘Mido’ Hassan has warned Liverpool that they can’t keep Mohamed Salah from competing at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Former Super Eagles star and Golden Eaglets Assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade, has revealed why Kelechi Iheanacho has not been playing to his full potential at the English Premier League.