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Lockdown Relaxation: Ganduje Re-Opens Viewing Centres, Donates 40,000 Masks

Lockdown Relaxation: Ganduje Re-Opens Viewing Centres, Donates 40,000 Masks

A day before Laliga, that would be followed by some Leagues across Europe, and amid partial lockdown in Kano state, governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje directed for the re-opening of all Viewing Centres in the state. While directing them to observe all protocols enunciated by health workers. He made this known when the leadership of Soccer Viewing Centres Association, Kano State, ... Read More »

COVID-19: Sambajo, El-Samad, Danyaro, others pledge support as Ganduje meets market leaders on lockdown relaxation

COVID-19: Sambajo, El-Samad, Danyaro, others pledge support as Ganduje meets market leaders on lockdown relaxation

By Abba Anwar In an effort to see to the optimal compliance with the COVID-19 protocols in Kano markets that will be opened for Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays amid state lockdown in Kano, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje met with leaders of the major markets in the state, agreeing on ways to effectively observe the protocols. At the Africa House, Government ... Read More »

COVID-19: Buhari sends Public Health experts, others to Kano

COVID-19: Buhari sends Public Health experts, others to Kano

Against the background of the growing number of deaths in Kano State, a delegation of the Presidentical Task Force on COVID-19 on Tuesday met with Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje at the instance of President Muhammadu Buhari. They were received at the Africa House, Government House, Kano. Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo, who led the delegation, said “President Muhammadu Buhari gave us ... Read More »

Ganduje Renews Tenure of Muhuyi Magaji As Boss of State Anti-Graft Agency

Ganduje Renews Tenure of Muhuyi Magaji As Boss of State Anti-Graft Agency

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has renewed the tenure of Barrister Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado, as the Executive Chairman of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission L-R: Ganduje, Magaji * Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kano State announced this in a press statement. According to Anwar “Satisfied by the achievements recorded during his ... Read More »

COVID-19: Ganduje orders immediate closure of private hospital, lab as Kano records first positive case

COVID-19: Ganduje orders immediate closure of private hospital, lab as Kano records first positive case

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has ordered immediate closure of a private hospital and the diagnosis facility in the state. This followed the confirmation of the first coronavirus (COVID-19) positive case in Kano state. The affected patient visited the medical facilities for treatment when he was not feeling well. The governor gave the disclosures during a special press ... Read More »

Ganduje requested for relocation of Sanusi to Nasarawa after removal — Gov. Sule

Ganduje requested for relocation of Sanusi to Nasarawa after removal — Gov. Sule

The Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has revealed that it was the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, who called him to request for the relocation of Muhammadu Sanusi to his state after he was removed as the Emir of Kano. This revelation runs contrary to the claim of the Kano State Government that it did not banish Sanusi from the ... Read More »

May God bless me with friends like Sanusi and El-Rufai – Ex Emir of Kano’s daughter

May God bless me with friends like Sanusi and El-Rufai – Ex Emir of Kano’s daughter

By Mikail Mumuni Yusra Khadija Sanusi, daughter of the deposed Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi wishes that Allah will bless her with friendships as enduring and “pure” like the one between her father and Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna. *L-R: Sanusi, El-Rufai* This was contained in her tweet: yusra@khadijasanusi_12hToday, Uncle @elrufai told me how he and my dad have been ... Read More »

El-rufai, Kwankwanso, Dambazzau, others bid Sanusi farewell at Abuja Airport… Ex Emir arrives Lagos

El-rufai, Kwankwanso, Dambazzau, others bid Sanusi farewell at Abuja Airport… Ex Emir arrives Lagos

By Mikail Mumuni Governor Nasiru El-rufai of Kaduna State, Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwanso, a former Governor of Kano State and General Abdur-Rhaman Dambazzau, the immediate past Minister of Interior were among the dignitaries that bade the deposed Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (Muhammadu Sanusi II) farewell at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIA) on Friday night. * ... Read More »

Sanusi leads Friday prayer in Awe, departs Nasarawa for Abuja with El-rufai

Sanusi leads Friday prayer in Awe, departs Nasarawa for Abuja with El-rufai

Deposed Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi ( Muhammadu Sanusi II) on Friday led the Jummat Service in Awe, after which he departed Nasarawa State where he was hitherto exiled before. At the Jummat service, Mallam Sanusi preached from The Holy Qu’ran Chapter 2, verses 155-156 where Allah said: And We will surely test you with something of fear ... Read More »

Breaking: El-rufai offers Sanusi board appointment a day after deposition as Emir by Ganduje

Breaking: El-rufai offers Sanusi board appointment a day after deposition as Emir by Ganduje

A day after his dethrownment as the Emir of Kano by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi ( Muhammadu Sanusi II) on Tuesday got a board appointment from Governor Nasiru El-rufai of Kaduna State. Muyiwa Adekeye,special adviser to the governor on media and publicity, said in a press statement that Mallam Sanusi was into the ... Read More »

Breaking: Aminu Ado Bayero becomes new Emir of Kano

Breaking: Aminu Ado Bayero becomes new Emir of Kano

The Kano State Government has announced Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the new Emir of Kano  few hours after the dethronement of Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi   ( Muhammadu Sanusi II) Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Umar Ganduje in a press statement announced the emergence of Ado Bayero as the new Emir. In the press statement titled Kano Emirate: ... Read More »

Breaking: Ganduje deposes Emir of Kano

Breaking: Ganduje deposes Emir of Kano

The running battle between Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State and the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (Muhammadu Sanusi II) reached the climax of Monday with the announced deposition of the first class monarch. Announcing the deposition, Salihu Tanko Yakasai ,Special Adviser Media, Government House Kano in a statement conveyed in both English and Hausa languages stated that: ... Read More »

Pantami slams Kano Islamic scholars for kicking against Ganduje’s anti-begging policy

Pantami slams Kano Islamic scholars for kicking against Ganduje’s anti-begging policy

Kano Street Begging: ‘Not Appropriate For Scholars To Challenge Ganduje’ Says Dr Pantami By Abba Anwar Amid discussions on the ban of begging in Kano state as recently announced by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, faulted the position taken by some Islamic scholars as they rejected the position, he ... Read More »

Why I can’t intervene in Ganduje, Emir Sanusi’s feud – Buhari

Why I can’t intervene in Ganduje, Emir Sanusi’s feud – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the separation of powers between the Federal Government and the states won’t permit him to interfere in the rift between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II. The President said this Friday while receiving the Governor and newly elected legislators on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, from ... Read More »

Breaking: Ganduje in final triumph as Supreme Court affirms him as Kano governor

Breaking: Ganduje in final triumph as Supreme Court affirms him as Kano governor

The Supreme Court Monday morning affirmed the election of Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, as governor of Kano state. The ruling was on the appeal by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf. Yusuf filed an appeal at the apex court to dispute the March 23 supplementary election held in some electoral wards in Kano State. A ... Read More »

Gov. Ganduje condoles as three AKTH, Dala Orthopedic hospital doctors die

Gov. Ganduje condoles as three AKTH, Dala Orthopedic hospital doctors die

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commiserated with the families and  managements of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dala, Kano State, over the deaths of Drs Abubakar Abdulkadir, Kulthum Abba and Abdurraheem Saliu. Both Drs Abdulkadir and Saliu were involved in a ghastly motor accident in Gumel, along Kano- Nguru road. With them involved in the accident was ... Read More »

Supreme Court: Kano’s Case Not Similar To Imo- Ganduje

Supreme Court: Kano’s Case Not Similar To Imo- Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has said he is sure of victory come Monday, January 20 at the Supreme Court, insisting that the Imo gubernatorial case is not similar to that of Kano state. The governor spoke through a statement on Thursday by the state Commissioner of Information, Malam Muhammad Garba. The statement said, “the APC government in ... Read More »

‪APC Governors Forum Rates Kano As Most Peaceful State

‪APC Governors Forum Rates Kano As Most Peaceful State

Consecutively Kano is leading all other states for the Third Time in the areas of security, infrastructural development, health, education, economy among other areas, as assessed by the APC Progressive Governors Forum, according to November Assessment Report released recently, by the Forum. In a letter sent to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, that was attached with the full scale report of ... Read More »

Hajiya Ahmed becomes Kano Head of Service as Ganduje appoints 5 others as Special Advisers

Hajiya Ahmed becomes Kano Head of Service as Ganduje appoints 5 others as Special Advisers

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has approved the appointment of Hajiya Binta Lawan Ahmed as the new substantive Head of Service. Until her new appointment, Hajiya Binta was the Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Commerce. She replaces Dr Kabiru Shehu, who was in acting capacity, after the completion of his service years with the state civil ... Read More »

Gov. Ganduje Re-appoints Hajiya Hauwa Ahmad Permanent Member II Pension Fund Trustees

Gov. Ganduje Re-appoints Hajiya Hauwa Ahmad Permanent Member II Pension Fund Trustees

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has reappointed Hajiya Hauwa Ahmad as Permanent Member II, with the Kano State Pension Fund Trustees. Announcing this in a press statement on Monday, Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kano State, said the reappointment was sequel to the satisfactory performance of Hajiya Hauwa Ahmad during her first appointment. Anwar ... Read More »