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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.
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.
No fewer than 300 youths have benefitted from a training workshop on automobile mechanics sponsored by Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
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.
“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.”
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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has reaffirmed his pledge to pay workers in the state the N30,000 minimum wage signed recently into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Election Tribunal sitting in Kano State has struck out a fresh application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Abba Kabiru Yusuf, seeking to extend inspection of election materials.
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.
A 43-year-old petrol attendant, Musbau Hamisu, was arraigned on Thursday in a Magistrates’ Court in Badagry, Lagos State for allegedly stealing 1,000 litres of diesel.
Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Open.
FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body’s president Gianni Infantino.
Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was on Thursday charged with corruption over the bidding process for this year’s world athletics championships in Doha, judicial sources said.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the new leadership of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) headed by Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi to cooperate with the President Muhammadu Buhari led government to deepen the nation’s democracy and entrench good governance in the country.
Middlesbrough of England midfielder, John Mikel Obi, is set to make a decisive announcement before heading out to the Africa Cup of Nations, as the Super Eagles’ captain wants to reveal the next club he will play for ahead of his national team assignment at the continental soccer showpiece.
Fire has occurred at a spill site along the Trans Forcados Pipeline within the Chanomi Creeks in Yeye community of Burutu Local Government Area of Delta.
The deputy leader of Sudan’s military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats Saturday, while seeking to deflect blame for violence in Khartoum this week.
The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyole Sowore, was never involved in the arrangement that saw the All Progressives Congress adopting the AAC for the last governorship election in Rivers State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated veteran journalist, columnist and author, Dan Agbese, on his 75th birthday.