Kano governor, Ganduje, allegedly tried to convert a Christian girl to Islam

Ganduje makes clarification as video of Governor trying to convert young Christian girl to Islam emerges Nsikak Nseyen   Salihu Tanko Yakasai, the media aide to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has reacted to video showing Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje allegedly ‘trying to covert a Christian girl to Islam.’ DAILY POST had reported that […]

Kano Governor sacks commissioner for celebrating Abba Kyari’s death, Buhari’s late Chief of Staff

Sodiq Oyeleke Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje, has sacked the state’s Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mu’azu Magaji, for celebrating the death of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. The Director-General, Media and Communications, Kano State Government, Salihu Yakasai, made this known via his Twitter handle, @Dawisu. Yakasai said the dismissal of […]

Fated to fall: How the deposed Emir of Kano talked himself into trouble

Yesterday, March 9, 2020, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State did what his former charismatic predecessor, the late Abubakar Rimi, planned to, but could not do: He deposed the Emir of Kano and split the Kano Emirate into four chiefdoms. When it started, it was as if Ganduje was following in the footsteps of […]

FG selects 6 states for pilot Open Schooling Programme

By Philomina Attah The Federal Government has selected six northern states for the pilot phase of its Open Schooling Programme (OSP). OSP which was launched in early 2019 is an open learning programme aimed at reducing the high number of out-of-school children in the country. The beneficiaries, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, Kano, Adamawa and Niger, are […]

Police Caution Against Threat To Peaceful Kano Re-Run Poll

The Police Command in Kano State has warned politicians against posing threat to the peaceful conduct of the January 25, House of Representatives re-run election in the state. Mr Habu Ahmadu-Sani, the state Commissioner of Police, disclosed this during a stakeholders’ meeting at the state Police Headquarters in Bompai, Kano. DSP Abdullahi Haruna, Police Public […]

Kano: Gov. Ganduje presents N197.68bn budget to Assembly

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Thursday presented the state’s 2020 budget of N197.68 billion to the House of Assembly for approval. Ganduje said the ‘Budget of Sustainable Social Development’ will focus on infrastructure development. According to him, over N117.71 billion of the budget was for capital projects while N79.972 billion was earmarked for […]

Mosque demolition: Kano State governor vows to sue Wike of Rivers State (Please sue over the multiple demolition of churches in the north too in the interest of equity)

Kano state government has vowed to institute a legal action against the Rivers State Nyesom Wike over the demolition of Rainbow Town Central Mosque located at the Trans-Amadi Area of Port Harcourt. A press statement by Abba Anwar,  Chief Press Secretary to Ganduje  described the “sad story of Mosque demolition in Rivers state as shocking […]

Abolish herdmen’s North-South movement, Gov Ganduje of Kano State tells FG

Alexander Okere with agency report Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has called on the Federal Government to abolish the movement of herdsmen from the northern to the southern part of Nigeria in order to curb farmer/herders clashes. Ganduje, however, said that the Ruga settlement was the only way to address the crises occasioned by the […]

I’m not meddling in Kano elections – Tinubu

By Lucy Osuizigbo All Progressives Congress National Leader, Sen.  Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday refuted rumours that he was in Kano and meddling in the state’s rescheduled elections. Tinubu in a statement said he had not been in Kano at any point during the conduct of the elections. A copy of the statement was made available […]

Kano recruits 1, 196 female teachers (About Time)

By Abdulmumin Murtala Kano State government has approved the recruitment of 1,196 female teachers that hold the National Certificate of Education, NCE, across the state. File: teachers This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Muhammad Garba, while briefing newsmen in the state. The state government, therefore, directed the Local Government […]

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