In Kano, Ganduje pardons 12 prisoners on death row

March 8, 2023 Bashir Mohammed 0

Kano state governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, Tuesday, pardoned 12 prisoners who were on death row. The governor also changed the death sentences of six others to life imprisonment. The spokesperson of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Kano, Musbahu Lawan, in a statement, said the governor also pardoned four female inmates following advice from the correctional service following their “change of Read More

Ganduje sacks commissioner over disloyalty

December 31, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje, has sacked the Commissioner for Religious Affairs, Dr Muhammad Tahar Adam. A statement issued Saturday by the Kano state Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Mallam Muhammad Garba, said the removal was with immediate effect. Garba said Ganduje has already forwarded the name of a nominee, Dr Nazifi Ishaq Bichi of Bayero University, Kano Read More

Addressing judicial challenges require self- assessment – Ganduje

December 7, 2022 Bashir Mohammed Kano 0

The Kano state governor, Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said judiciary is confronted with many challenges that need to be addressed, and one of the ways to overcome those challenges is through self assessment and capacity building. In a press statement in Kano Tuesday, Ganduje made the remark while declaring open the judicial retreat for judges, khadis, magistrates, shari’ah court judges, Read More

Ganduje bans tricycle operations in Kano

November 29, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje,has approved the ban of tricycle riders known as “Adaidaita Sahu” from operating on some major roads in Kano. The Kano Road Traffic Agency confirmed that the ban will take effect from Wednesday, November 30, 2022. The order was contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of KAROTA, Nabilusi Na’isa, and issued to newsmen in Kano Read More

Lagos: Group hails Ganduje on peace in Arewa community

November 26, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has commended Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, for his leadership of the committee which intervened in the efforts to further sustain the cordial relationship between the Arewa Community in Lagos State led by HRH Alhaji Aminu Idris Yaro Dogara. A statement signed by the National President of the group, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, on Read More

FG, AL-Mustapha warns: Fake news, disinformation, arms proliferation threatening 2023

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has described fake news and disinformation as constituting a potent threat to the successful conduct of the 2023 general elections. Mohammed stated this Tuesday in an opening remark at the 4th edition of the “PMB Administration Scorecard 2015-2023” series, which hosted the Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola in Abuja. Recalling the Read More

Ganduje not fingered in EFCC report, govt demands apology from Sahara Reporters

November 6, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state government has condemned in strongest terms insinuation by an online publication, Sahara Reporters that Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is one the three governors fingered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as having stashed away funds in their houses. A statement by the commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba indicated that while the anti-graft agency did not Read More

Ganduje presents N245bn budget for 2023

November 4, 2022 Bashir Mohammed Kano 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has presented a budget proposal to the tune of N245, 31,516,94.8k to the House of Assembly for the 2023 fiscal year. Presenting the budget proposal on the floor of the House in Kano Friday, Ganduje said his government’s recurrent revenue target stood at the total sum of N185, 806,478,871,58k, while the sum of Read More

Letter to Governor Ganduje

October 26, 2022 Administrator 0

Sir, it is very rare for this writer to engage your excellency. However it is not wrong for a poor subject of the government to solicit pure engagement in order to appeal for something very important, especially for our people. Certainly, the Kano state government from its inception seven years ago has done tremendously well in infrastructure development, among other Read More

2023 census: Population data essential for development, planning – Ganduje

September 30, 2022 Ibrahim Hamisu 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said population data is essential to development planning and any government desirous of achieving development strides needs to know the number of people requiring certain amenities at a given time such as light, water, housing, health and education facilities. “Population is a critical factor in nation-building and attaining sustainable development,” he said. Read More

In Kano, Ganduje swears in 11 new commissioners

September 2, 2022 Bashir Mohammed Kano 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state Friday swore in 11 new commissioners, urging them to be committed, dedicated and dogged in discharging their responsibilities. Addressing them shortly after the swearing in held at the Sani Abacha Stadium Kano, Ganduje said their appointments were as a result of the considerable trust and confidence his administration reposed in them. He said Read More

VIDEO: Watch as Ganduje meets dethroned Emir Sanusi

August 2, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido, and governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje, met for the first time in two years after the then monarch was dethroned. They met at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, on Monday. This is the first time the Governor and former Emir would be seen together since Sanusi got dethroned by Ganduje in 2020.  In Read More

Kwankwaso, Ganduje and the legend of political godfatherism

May 23, 2022 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

Chris Albin Lackey’s classic, ‘The Origin and Meaning of Nigeria’s Godfatherism Phenomenon’ makes an engrossing read. It is a well-researched document on the evolution of politics of godfatherism in Nigeria. Godfatherism refers to the existence of political godfathers who, by virtue of their wealth and power, exert behind-the-scene influence. Given his great political clout, a godfather in Nigeria will be Read More

2023: Ganduje, Kano delegates endorse Tinubu ahead APC primary

May 20, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of presidential primary election of the All Progressive Congress (APC),  presidential aspirant, Ahmed Bola Tinubu received a massive boost in Kano state as the entire delegates and the critical stakeholders unanimously endorsed his candidature. Tinubu who was in the state as part of his nationwide tour to woo the party delegates received a rousing welcome in the ancient city. Read More

Tanko-Yakasai, 2 others dump APC, join PRP

April 2, 2022 NAN 0

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, a former Special Adviser to Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and two others; Imran Jino and Ibrahim Inna have joined the People’s Redemption Party (PRP). National Chairman of the PRP, Mr Falalu Bello, received the trio into the party’s fold, at the party secretariat in Abuja on Friday. He said they had already registered as full members of Read More

Emir of Kano, Ganduje others unveil Dala Dry Port logo in Abuja

March 8, 2022 Adeola Tukuru 0

Kano state governor, Mallam Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi ,amongst other dignitaries on Monday unveiled the logo of Dala Dry Port, Kano Economic and Diaspora Investment Summit. The Kano state governor while expressing his excitement during the unveiling of the logo of Dala Dry Port and Kano Economic and Diaspora Investment Read More

2022, era of peace, reconciliation – Ganduje

December 31, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has said the New Year should usher in a new era of peace and reconciliation among political parties’ stakeholders in the state in particular and the country in general. He said the next few months should also be for internal democracy to flourish where political parties were expected to “produce more credible representatives Read More

Kwankwaso hosts Ganduje on condolence visit over brother’s death

December 22, 2021 Administrator 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state Tuesday paid a condolence visit to the immediate past governor of Kano state, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, at his Bompai residence. The governor came visiting over the death of the later’s junior brother, Inuwa Musa Kwankwaso, who died Monday after a brief illness. The governor, along with his cabinet members and retinue of Read More

Ganduje signs 2022 budget into law

December 22, 2021 Administrator 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state Monday evening signed into law the year 2022 budget with a promise to forge ahead with the execution of critical infrastructure, as part of the cardinal thrust of his administration. Speaking shortly after signing the budget into law at the Africa House, Government House, Kano, Ganduje said, his administration has considered increasing the Read More

Ganduje’s wife thumbs-up Doguwa on empowerment drive

December 16, 2021 Administrator 0

Wife of Kano state governor, Professor Hafsat Umar Ganduje, has described the member representing Tudun-wada/Doguwa Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Alhaji Alasan Ado Doguwa, as a committed and dedicated legislator, who considered empowerment as one of his cardinal policies. Ganduje made this remark in Doguwa local government area, Kano, while distributing Alhassan Ado Doguwa supports materials to 2,000 Read More

Breaking: Thugs attack Senator Barau Jibrin’s campaign office in Kano (VIDEO)

December 2, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Suspected thugs have attacked the gubernatorial campaign office of the senator representing Kano North, Barau Jibrin, in Kano state on Thursday morning. The said building Blueprint learnt is located along Maiduguri Road in Kano. Witnesses said the thugs were numbering about a 100 during the attack. This is coming on the heels of a court judgment which nullified the congresses Read More

Ganduje mourns 40 passengers drowned in Kano

December 1, 2021 Administrator 0

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has expressed shock over Tuesday evening Bagwai boat mishap that led to the death of 40 persons. Ganduje spoke through his chief press secretary, Mr Abba Anwar, in a statement issued Wednesday in Kano. “We learned that the boat started from Hayin Badau to Bagwai on their way to attend Maulud celebration. “The boat Read More