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Tribunal: INEC didn’t conduct polls In parts of Kaduna – witnesses

Thirteen witnesses on Tuesday told the Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, that the March 9 governorship elections did not hold in parts of Zaria Local Government Area of the state.

Kano emirate crisis: Talks ongoing for resolution – Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdulahi Ganduje of Kano State has disclosed that discussions were ongoing to resolve the crisis between the Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, and the state government.

Governor Ganduje appoints 11 female permanent secretaries

The Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has approved the appointment of 11 women as Permanent Secretaries into the state civil service.

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.

Four Kano government appointees resign

The Director General of Kano State Hisba Board, Sheikh Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa, the Chairman of Kano State Pilgrims Board, Malam Abba Koki, the Permanent Commissioner I at Kano State Shariah Commission, Abubakar Kandahar and Permanent Commissioner II at Zakkah and Hubsi Commission, Nazifi Inuwa, have resigned from their respective positions.
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 congratulates Funke Egbemode, Umar Tudunwada, Ibrahim Garba over NGE re-election

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, described the re-election of the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, Telegraph Newspapers, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, as President of Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE) as a return for stout leadership and dogged commitment to journalism excellence in Nigeria.

Governor Ganduje to prioritise education to move Kano forward

Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said he’ll prioritise education in his second term, stating that the era of election and politicking is over and what is needed now is for all stakeholders to join hands and work in the interest of the state.

Kano group confirms death of two members during re-run

A group of academics and professionals under the auspices of Kano Scholars Assembly has confirmed the death of 2 persons during the governorship rerun election in the state.
Muhammad Garba

Kano elections: How I was attacked – commissioner

Kano State Commissioner of Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, has expressed dismay over what he described as open attack on his person by PDP thugs in Dala local government area of the state.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Kano rerun: PDP, APC bicker over violence

The Kano state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the cancellation of the Saturday gubernatorial rerun election in the state, describing it as a sham.

Kano elections: Hold Senator Kwankwaso responsible for violence during rerun poll – APC

The Kano State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has charged security agencies and residents to hold Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso responsible for any breach of peace during and after the March 23 governorship rerun election in the state.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna elections: Governor El-Rufai declared winner of gubernatorial poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, as winner of the governorship polls.

Kaduna elections: Governor El-Rufai set to be declared winner of gubernatorial poll

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is on the verge of being returned as the winner of Saturday’s election.

Jigawa elections: APC wins all House of Assembly seats

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all House of Assembly seats in the 30 constituencies of Jigawa State.

Kano elections: Victory’ll be ours – Governor Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has called on supporters of All Progressive Congress (APC) to be calm while collation of results of the gubernatorial and state Assembly elections are still ongoing.

Kano empowers 4,983 butchers with N99 million

The Kano State Government has spent N99 million on the empowerment of 4,983 butchers, the state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has said.

Election: Suspected thugs set Kano PDP governorship candidate’s house ablaze

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano, Abba Yusuf, said on Monday that his house has been set ablaze.

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Akwa Ibom first lady reveals plan to expose rapists

In an effort to curb the menace of gender-based violence particularly rape, Akwa Ibom state first lady, Mrs Martha Udom Emmanuel, has disclosed her plans to begin to expose those caught in the heinous act to the public.
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CafCC: We’ll defeat Pelicans over two legs – Rangers captain

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Ansu Fati has ‘something special’ – Barca coach

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South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa sends envoys to African countries over xenophobic attacks

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Presidency said on Sunday.