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Governor Ganduje: No plans to dethrone Emir Sanusi

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, says he does not have plans to dethrone the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.

One killed as police engage armed robbers in gun battle

A gun battle between the police in Kano and armed robbers led to the death of one of the thieves, the police said.
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Police kill ‘notorious armed robber’ In Kano

Operatives of Puff Adder in an Operation, has killed an alleged notorious armed robber in Rano local government area of Kano state.
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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi should apologise to Governor Ganduje before reconciliation

Former Commissioner for Information, Mallam Muhmmad Garba, has said reconciliation between Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II can only be meaningful until the emir tender unresolved apology.

Kano presents N17.9 million to flood victims

Kano State Government has presented relief materials and money worth N17.9 million to victims of flood disaster across the State.

Sallah: Governor Ganduje congratulates Muslim, urges them to maintain Ramadan virtues

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Tuesday congratulated Muslims for Sallah, after sighting the new Month of Shawwal in some parts of the country and other places around the world.

Senator Kwankwaso faults Governor Ganduje’s approval of new emirates in Kano

Former Kano State governor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, on Thursday, lambasted Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for the creation of four additional emirates in the state.

Northern youths applaud creation of new Kano emirates

A Northern youth group, Arewa Youth Organisation (AYO), has applauded the creation of new emirates in Kano by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Emir Sanusi absent at Governor Ganduje’s inauguration

Emir Of Kano Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II was conspicuously absent at the inauguration of the state governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for the second term in office.

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.

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.
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.

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.

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.

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Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
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Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’