Emir Sanusi faces suspension ‘danger’ after query from Ganduje

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has issued a query to Muhammadu Sanusi, Emir of Kano, over alleged financial misappropriation. The Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) issued the letter on behalf of the Governor. The development comes less than two days after Sanusi and Ganduje shook hands and prayed together during the eid-el-fitr celebrations, and the recommendation of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission that the Emir be suspended, saying during its investigation, it uncovered that N3.4 billion was misspent by the emirate under…

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Kano State: Ganduje sacks all Permanent Secretaries

The Kano Government has sacked all Permanent Secretaries in the state, in line with the present government’s reformation resolve. This is according to a statement from the Head of Civil Service. In a statement signed by the Kano State Head of Service, Muhammad Awwal Na’iya, said the action is in line with the present administration’s resolve to vigorously implement the reform initiatives embarked upon by the government. Na’iya also said that the sack was done to further ensure greater efficiency in service delivery. In addition, he said the action was…

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Ganduje did not win Kano guber election – Kabiru Yahaya, APC chieftain

Kabiru Yahaya, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has condemned, in very strong terms, what happened during the recently held supplementary election in Kano, which returned the incumbent Governor, Umar Ganduje as the winner, and describes the process a complete “tyranny.” The Pharmacist cum politician, who featured in Dialogue, a Liberty Television’s morning program also criticizes as faulty the country’s leadership selection processes, a situation he labeled “garbage in, garbage out.” Excerpt What do you make of inconclusive elections? It can mean many things to many people depending…

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Kwankwaso Denies Directing PDP Candidate To Underpay Workers If Elected

Former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso has refuted claims that he told Kabir Yusuf, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state that the PDP administration, if elected, will struggle to pay N30,000 minimum wage to workers following an empty treasury which it expects to inherit from Governor Umar Ganduje. Kwankwaso denying the claims via a statement from his media aide, Binta Spikin, said  he would never be part of a plot to underpay workers or retrench them. “To the dismay of all well-meaning Nigerians, particularly those of…

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Election Malpractice: Police Arrest Kano Deputy Governor, Commissioner

The Police in Kano have taken the state deputy Governor, Nasiru Gawuna and the State Commissioner for Local Government, Alhaji Sule Garo into custody over alleged threat to public peace. The two were arrested for alleged disruption of the Collation of results of the Governorship Elections at the Nasarawa Local Government area Collation Centre. It was gathered that the two were saved from being manhandled by supporters of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party candidate, at the Centre. The incident which took place at about 2:00 am was said to…

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PDP Loses 25,000 Kwankwasiyya Supporters to APC in Kano

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