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3 Dec 2019
The Kano State Emirate Council Bill 2019 has scaled through first reading at the floor of the Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday. Presenting the executive bill at the plenary, the clerk of the house, Abdullahi Alfa read the new proposed bill for the recreation of four emirate councils. The bill scaled through the…
2 Dec 2019
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State may have accepted court verdict on the nullification of the four emirate councils as the state executive council present fresh bill to the assembly. Justice Usman Na'Abba of Kano high court sitting at Miller road had on 21st November 2019 nullified the appointment of the four first-class emirs…
8 May 2019
The Kano State House of Assembly yesterday passed a life pension bill for its speaker and deputy speaker after the proposal scaled a third reading.
6 Dec 2018
A Kano State high court has insisted Kano State House of Assembly lacks power to investigate the allegation of $5 million bribery against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The presiding judge Ahmad Badamasi said the House has no capacity of probing a bribe investigation because it is a criminal offence. Badamasi stated that collecting bribe from contractors…
7 Nov 2018
Kano State House of Assembly committee investigating the allegation of $5 million bribery against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has vowed to continue with the assignment. According to the panel, no court order stops it from investigating the governor. Invitation has already been extended to an independent forensic expert by the panel to examine the authenticity of…
5 Nov 2018
A High court in Kano State has stopped Kano Assembly from probing an alleged $5 million bribery against the state's governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The presiding judge, Justice A.T. Badamasi gave the order on Monday while ruling on an ex-parte application by one Muhammad Zubair, the National Coordinator of Lawyers for Sustainable Democratization of Nigeria. Badamasi…
30 Jul 2018
The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday assured President Muhammadu Buhari of total support for his re-election bid in 2019. The newly elected Speaker of the House, Alhaji Kabiru Rurum gave the assurance when he led other members of the House to pay a solidarity visit to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje,at the Government House, Kano.…
30 Jul 2018
Kano State House of Assembly's Speaker, Abdullahi Attah, has been impeached. A new speaker, Alhassan Rurum, has since been elected and sworn in. Other principal officers of the house were also sacked with successors, elected and sworn in immediately. Attah was accused of incompetence and failure to protect legislators’ interest in May’s All Progressives Congress…
4 Jul 2017
Alhaji Aliko Dangote has an advice for the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to probe a bribery allegation against its former speaker: ‘Don’t waste your time, it’s all falsehood’.
23 May 2017
The lawmakers had two weeks ago constituted a 14- member committee to investigate the emir over allegation of misappropriation of N4 billion and making false assertions against the governor.

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