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12 May 2019
Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has explained that the creation of four new emirates in the state was to "reduce the burden" on the Kano Emirate led by Lamido Sanusi Lamido. “We created the emirates in order to reduce the burden on the Kano emirate," Ganduje said while fielding questions from journalists at the…
12 May 2019
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday, ignored a subsisting court order restraining the government from implementing any action aimed at legitimising the new emirates of Rano, Bichi, Gaya and Karaye, which it just created out of the Kano Emirate. He presented staff of office to the four newly inaugurated first class emirs.
11 May 2019
Kano State governor Abdullahi Ganduje Saturday said he did not receive any court order restraining him from appointing emirs to the newly created emirates. “Letters of the Notification of Appointment were written from the office of the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, since Thursday, May 9, 2019 and were despatched to the…
10 May 2019
Kano State governor Abdullahi Ganduje said he has nothing against the Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II concerning the creation of new Emirates in the state. “So, it is not vendetta, I am not against him. In fact, he is supposed to be reporting to the local government chairman according to the Constitution of the…
14 Mar 2019
The Special Adviser to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Urban Beautification Hashim Suleiman Dungurawa has resigned his appointment with the state government. " I have written to formally inform you of my resignation from the Office of the SSA on beautification voluntarily," Dangurawa said in a letter on Thursday. "I thank you for the opportunity…
10 Mar 2019
Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former governor of Kano State has lost his local government area to All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship election. The incumbent governor and candidate of APC, Abdullahi Ganduje, who is seeking re-election defeated PDP in Madobi LGA where Kwankwaso hails from. Announcing the…
10 Mar 2019
Results of the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kano trickling in, have indicated that the APC governorship candidate, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has won three of the four LGAs so far announced. The four local governments which results have been announced are Albasu, Bebeji, Gabasawa, and Karaye. Announcing the governorship election results, the Returning…
4 Dec 2018
All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday said the former Kano state governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) cannot stop current president Muhammadu Buhari's re-election in the 2019 presidential election. Kwankwaso, a grassroots politician in Kano, was a factor in Buhari being elected president in 2015 but has left the APC for the…
30 Nov 2018
Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has revealed the state government spends N9.6billion monthly on paying salaries of 185,000 civil servants in the state. Ganduje disclosed this at the official inauguration of the 44 local government executives of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) held at the Aminu Kano Centre for Democratic Research and Training, Mambayya…
27 Nov 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday has clarified the recent claims of allegedly receiving funds from a said state governor to carry out any project. On Monday, Governor of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje had reportedly donated the money to EFCC, The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) and other anti-graft agencies…
2 Nov 2018
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Friday denied collecting bribe from any contractor. Daily Nigerian, an online newspaper, published the video clips showing Ganduje collecting and stashing in his clothe bundles of US dollar from someone purported to be a contractor. Although the governor failed to appear before the committee constituted by the state’s House…
15 Oct 2018
Kano state government has instituted criminal charges against an online media Daily Nigerian and publisher of the platform for defamation of character on Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The legal action follows a video footage released by the news platform which the government believed to have been cloned and mischievously doctored to portraying Ganduje receiving gratification…


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