“Tinubu creates Livestock Development Ministry to halt farmers/herders clash”- Ganduje

Ganduje on livestock ministry

…Inaugurates Renewed Hope implementation c’ttee President Bola Tinubu has approved the creation of a new Ministry of Livestock Development. This came as he yesterday inaugurated the Renewed Hope livestock reform implementation committee at the State House, Abuja. The committee is mandated to provide sector-focused solutions to address the age-long farmers-herders crisis. Recall that on September 14, 2023, the National Livestock Reforms Committee recommended that Tinubu create a “Ministry of Livestock Resources” to, among other deliverables, reduce the decades-long gory conflict between farmers and nomadic cattle herders nationwide. Chairman of the…

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Kano: Court gives 2 judges 48hrs to resign from panels set up to probe Ganduje

Kano Court order

A Federal High Court, sitting in Kano and presided over by Justice Simon Amobeda, has given 48 hours deadline to two Kano Judges, Justice Farouk Lawan Adamu and Justice Zuwaira Yusuf, who were appointed by Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf to serve as Chairman of the ‘Judicial Commission of Inquiry for the Recovery of Misappropriated Public Properties and Assets” and Chairman of ‘Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate Political Violence and Missing Persons‘ respectively, to resign their appointments. Justice Simon Amobeda gave the order while delivering his judgment in a…

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“Ganduje, Damagum collaborating with Wike to overthrow Fubara’s govt.” — Clark

Clark on Ganduje

A prominent South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has taken a swipe at the National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), Abdullahi Ganduje and the Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Umar Damagum, accusing them of planning with the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Nyesom Wike, to sabotage the elected government of Rivers State and the governor, Siminalayi Fubara. The Ijaw leader has called on both the National Working Committee (NWC) and the National Executive Committee (NEC) of their Parties and stakeholders to call…

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“Reject Ganduje’s endorsement as Chairman” – N’Central APC Forum directs State Chairmen

APC Forum

The North-Central All Progressive Congress (APC) Forum has asked state chairmen of the Party from the North-Central region to dissociate themselves from the recent vote of confidence passed on the National Chairman of the Party, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. Speaking with newsmen in Jos, the Plateau State capital yesterday, the Forum’s Chairman, Saleh Mandung Zazzaga, said the ‘vote of confidence’ which the State chairmen of the Party passed on Ganduje last Tuesday is not in the interest of the North-Central region or the Party in general. The Chairman said the North-Central…

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“Replacing Abdullahi Adamu with ex-Gov. Ganduje as APC Chairman suicidal” – APC Vice-Chair, Salihu Lukman

The National Vice-Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for North-West, Salihu Lukman, has said replacing Abdullahi Adamu with former governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, would be suicidal. According to reports, some APC insiders had indicated that President Bola Tinubu had tipped Ganduje for the office of national chairman following Adamu’s resignation. However, in a statement yesterday, Lukman said anointing Ganduje for the seat ahead of the Party’s convention was the height of insensitivity. The vice-chairman, who was one of the strong voices that opposed Adamu said, “Regrettably, however, many of…

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Slap Threat: “You can’t look me in the face”, Kwankwaso replies Ganduje

Former Kano State Governor and leader of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has dismissed assault threats made by Ex-governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. Recall that shortly after Ganduje visited President Bola Tinubu at the Aso Rock Villa on Friday evening, the ex-governor while addressing State House correspondents stated that he would have slapped Kwankwaso had they met at Aso Rock, Abuja. Ganduje’s statement comes following the recent demolition of several buildings in Kano State by the Abba Yusuf-led administration, a move he accused his predecessor, Kwankwaso,…

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Police arraign Ganduje critic, Mu’azu Magaji in Kano

The Kano State Police Command, yesterday, arraigned a former Commissioner of Works and Infrastructure in the Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje-led government, Mu’azu Magaji. Magaji was docked before Justice Aminu Gabari, of a Senior Magistrate Court, No-mans-land, on a 4-count charge. The charges, according to the Police First Information Report, nFIR), borders on defamation of character, injurious falsehood and others. The Police spokesman, SP Haruna Kiyawa, said, “We are currently investigating charges of defamation of character, intentional insult, injurious falsehood and inciting disturbance against Muzazu Magaji”. However, reports have it that…

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APC governors celebrate Ganduje at 72

Godwin Amunde The Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) – the umbrella body of Nigerian Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) – has described Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State as the shining light that represents Nigeria’s politics as he celebrates his 72nd birthday. Kebbi state governor and Chairman of the PGF, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, in a statement also commended Ganduje’s “vision and commitment to a united prosperous Nigeria.” “The PGF joins Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano State to celebrate his 72nd birthday. “Along with the people of Kano…

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Kano bans unauthorised sale, renting of houses over insecurity

Kano has stated that no property should be sold or rented out to any individual or group until there is clearance given by a District Head or his representatives. This was contained in a statement issued by the Press Secretary to the Kano secretary to the State government, (SSG), Musa Tanko Muhammad. Muhammad said the measure is to keep the lives and property of Kano residents safe. “Government has directed that no house, property or land should be rented out or sold to any individual or group without prior due…

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Ganduje orders headcount of cattle herders from Kano

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has ordered a headcount of cattle herders in the State as well as those who are outside but of the State’s origin. Ganduje announced this at an interactive session during a television programme on Monday.  According to a statement by his spokesperson, Abba Anwar, yesterday, Ganduje said the measure is part of his effort to see that Kano State remains peaceful. “We want to know how many herdsmen we have in Kano; that is why we set up a Fulani and other stakeholders Committee,…

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