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SOML: Kano govt tasks stakeholders work plan

March 6, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Kano state government has urged participants and stakeholders of the 2020 saving one million lives programme for results (SOML) to ensure an excellent and implementable work plan for a robust health care system in the state. This was contained in a statement issued in Kano Friday by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa. It was read at Read More

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Bauchi, Sokoto, Kano, Plateau: Reactions trail Supreme Court victory for Bala, Tambuwal, Ganduje, Lalong

January 21, 2020 Editor 0

There was tight security in Abuja as Supreme Court Monday delivered judgement on the Bauchi, Kano, Sokoto and Plateau states’ governorship elections. Blueprint observed that police personnel and vehicles were seen positioned at strategic places and roads leading to the apex court. The police and army vehicles were also seen patrolling roads around the apex court and the federal secretariat to Read More

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Ban North-South herders’ migration, Ganduje tells FG

August 21, 2019 Editor 0

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje  has said the controversies surrounding the issue of RUGA were unnecessary, insisting the policy should not be a national issue. Ganduje also called on the federal government to immediately ban the movement of herdsmen from the North to the South  as a way to ending frequent clashes between them and the farmers. The governor also said Read More

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We’ll implement pension scheme c’ttee’s report – Ganduje

July 26, 2019 Editorial III 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has assured full implementation of the report submitted by the Technical Committee on the State Contributory Pension Scheme. He gave the assurance while receiving the report of the committee’s findings and observations from the committee members under the leadership of its chairman, Alhaji Rabi’u Zakariyya at Kano Government House Thursday.  On the 23rd Read More

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Kano new emirates invalid, court tells Ganduje

May 16, 2019 Editor 0

A Kano High Court presided over by Justice Nasiru Saminu has ordered Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi ll to maintain status quo in respect of the interim order issued against the governor on May 10. Saminu gave the order pending the hearing of motion on notice, saying the appointment and installations were illegal. The court also Read More

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Kwankwasiyya group flooding social media with fake pictures to discredit guber election- Kano govt

March 24, 2019 Editorial II 0

Following the just concluded governorship rerun election in Kano, the state government has accused a pro-Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso group known as Kwankwasiyya of posting various violence-related pictures witnessed in parts of the country on social media platforms in a bid to paint rerun election bad. A statement signed on Sunday by the commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Malam Muhammad Read More

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Court order aimed at embarrassing Gandjue, wife – Kano govt

January 15, 2019 Editor 0

The Kano state government has expressed shock antics of desperate politicians bent on scuttling the gubernatorial candidature of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in the forthcoming election by procuring a court order seeking accelerated hearing in a suit to compel EFCC to arrest and prosecute Ganduje’s wife, Dr. Hafasat. A statement by the Kano state Commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Read More

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Ganduje threatens legal action over bribe video

October 14, 2018 Editorial III 0

  Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has threatened to sue an online news medium, Daily Nigerian, that released a video allegedly showing him collecting money suspected to be bribe from contractors on different occasions. Governor Ganduje, in a statement by the state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, said the video was not only cloned, but also that the allegation Read More

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2019 Elections On The Brink Of Chaos Courtesy Ganduje/Kwankwaso Feud

March 20, 2018 Blueprint 0

The hostile political relationship between Kano state governor, Umar Ganduje and his predecessor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso is now a major cause of worry for Kano indigenes and Nigerians in general. However its effect have been seen rubbing off on the infamous Kano underage voting picture and videos which was circulating in the public sphere recently, hence threatening the integrity of Read More

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Kwankwaso is dreaming to be president instead of making laws — Ganduje

February 24, 2018 Blueprint 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso were political soul mates since 1999. As governor, Ganduje was Kwankwaso’s deputy and when the latter became Minister of Defence, Ganduje was Special Assistant. When Kwankwaso staged a comeback in 2011 as governor, Ganduje was again his deputy. In 2015, Ganduje succeeded his boss but almost Read More

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Why there’s no insurgency, herdsmen, farmers’ crisis in Kano – Ganduje 

February 21, 2018 Blueprint 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has said that the peace being enjoyed in the state in spite of pockets of insurgency and conflicts between farmers and herdsmen was as a result of government’s policy of inclusiveness and proactive approach to security issues. The governor, who disclosed this in an exclusive interview with Blueprint newspaper in Abuja on Wednesday, Read More

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No more peace between me and Kwankwaso forever – Ganduje

February 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje says there will be no reconciliation between his political pressure group, Gandujiyya and Kwankwasiyya, a political group owned by Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso. DAILY POST had report that no fewer than six members of the Kwankwasiyya and Gandujiyya groups of the All Progressives Congress were on Sunday injured in Kano following a clash between the Read More

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Kano APC stakeholders endorse Buhari, Ganduje for second term

December 7, 2017 Blueprint 0

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state on Thursday endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari as their candidate for the 2019 general elections. The party leaders also expressed their commitment and support to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as their sole candidate for 2019. In his speech, the President was silent on the endorsement even after the party leaders promised Read More