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The Kano State High Court has dismissed a suit filed by Kano kingmakers challenging the creation of four new emirates and the appointment of first-class emirs.

Kano court dismisses kingmakers suit challenging creation of new emirates

The Kano State High Court has dismissed a suit filed by Kano kingmakers challenging the creation of four new emirates and the appointment of first-class emirs.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Court fixes date to hear Kano elders’ suit over new emirates

A Kano High Court on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, for hearing in the motion on notice filed by some Kano Elders, seeking for an order stopping the implementation of a new law creating four New Emirates in Kano.

Court adjourns Kano kingmakers suit against Governor Ganduje

A High Court sitting in Kano on Thursday adjourned for further hearing a suit instituted by the Kano Emirate kingmakers against Governor Umar Ganduje and seven others.

Court dismisses kingmakers request to halt new emirs in Kano

A Kano High Court on Friday dismissed an application of four Kano Emirate King makers against newly installed Emirs to stop parading themselves as Emirs and recognition of the recently created Emirates by the state government.

PDP assemblyman nominates APC lawmaker Kano Assembly Speaker

The Kano State House of Assembly has elected the member representing Ajingi Constituency, Alhaji Abdulaziz Garba-Gafasa, as the new Speaker of the 9th Assembly.

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.

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.”

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.

Kano Assembly passes bill for decentralisation of Kano emirate

The Kano State House of Assembly has passed the bill for the decentralisation of Kano Emirate with the creation of four additional first class Emirates thereby decentralising the power of Emir of Kano.

Kano Assembly adopts bill for creation of more emirates

Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday adopted the bill seeking the upgrading of some traditional rulers to the status of first class emirs in line with a petition filed by some legal practitioners in the state.

Kano speaker, deputy to earn life pensions

The Kano State House of Assembly has passed into law the Pensions Rights of Speaker and Deputy Law 2019 that would enable the Speaker, and his deputy earn life pensions after leaving the office.

Kano Reps members-elect endorse Femi Gbajabiamila

All 24 House of Representatives members-elect from Kano State have endorsed the candidature of Mr Femi Gbajabiamila as the Speaker of the 9th National Assembly.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificate of return to Abdullahi Ganduje, the incumbent governor of Kano state. 2

In Pictures: INEC presents certificate of return to Governor Ganduje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificate of return to Abdullahi Ganduje, the incumbent governor of Kano state.

APC wins two senatorial, eight House of Reps seats announced in Kano

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has won two out of three senatorial seats and eight out of 22 House of Representatives seats in Kano so far announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kano Assembly appeal to Governor Ganduje, President Buhari for agric university

The Kano State House of Assembly has called on the State’s governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, to appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to upgrade the Audu Bako College of Agriculture in Danbatta Local Government Area to a university.

Kano Assembly to amend state’s criminal justice law

The Kano State House of Assembly says it is ready to amend the state administration of criminal justice law to prevent suspects from being prosecuted and sentenced from alleged confessional statements.
Kabir Alhassan Rurum

Kano Speaker denies Imposition of coach Ibrahim Musa on Pillars

Kano State House of Assembly Speaker, Honourable Kabir Alhassan Rurum, has categorically denied that he is behind the efforts to force coach Ibrahim Musa back on the state-owned football club, Kano Pillars.

Kano govt sends 2019 LG budget to House of Assembly

The Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday received the N205.2 billion 2019 Appropriation Bill for the 44 Local Governments in the state.

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The Cross River Commissioner for Solid Minerals, Mr George O’Ben-Etchi, says the state will partner the Federal Government to boost the solid mineral sector in the country.

Cross River to partner federal government to boost solid mineral sector

The Cross River Commissioner for Solid Minerals, Mr George O’Ben-Etchi, says the state will partner the Federal Government to boost the solid mineral sector in the country.
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Decomposing body of ‘raped’ woman found in Anambra

A decomposing female body suspected to be that of a rape victim has been discovered behind United Primary School, Oba in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
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Senate asks President Buhari to reconstitute Federal Character Commission management

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AFCONQ: Ikechwukwu Ezenwa declares readiness for Sierra Leone clash

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