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Rectify Challenges of Supplementary Poll, Kano Elders Call on INEC

The elders, under the Kano Concerned Citizens Initiative (KCCI) led by Bashir Tofa, a one time presidential aspirant, stated this while addressing journalists in Kano on Monday to express worry over the perceived tension in the state. “We strongly believe that all electoral staff must be told, in no uncertain …

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APC accuses Kano police commissioner of assisting PDP to rig governorship election

– The APC has accused Kano police commissioner, Wakili Muhammad, of helping the PDP rig elections in the state – The party alleged that the Kano CP deployed police security for Rabiu Kwankwaso loyalists while state commissioner’s orderlies were withdrawn – The party insisted that Kano state is a stronghold …

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Kano supplementary election is yardstick for INEC’s credibility – Kwankwaso

Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Tuesday said that the governorship suplementry election shecduled for March 23 in Kano State would determine the credibility of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The former governor of Kano State said this in an interview with BBC Hausa service, monitored by  Newsmen  in Damaturu, Yobe. …

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Ganduje’s Deputy, Commissioner Arrested At Kano Collation Centre

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested Nasiru Gawuna, Deputy Governor of Kano State, and Alhaji Sule Garo, Kano State Commissioner for Local Government, over allegations of disrupting the election process in the state. The two were arrested for disrupting the collation of governorship and state house of assembly results at …

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Abductors of Kano cleric Sheikh Ahmad demands N300m ransom

Abductors of Kano-based Islamic cleric Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman are demanding N300,000,000 as a ransom for his release and that of five other persons kidnapped along with him. Sheikh Ahmad, a famous Quranic reciter and chairman, Kano state Council of Prerogative of Mercy, was kidnapped Thursday, along Sheme-Kankara highway in Katsina …

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APC’s House of Representative-elect dies in Kano

A House of Representatives member-elect Garba Muhammad Butalawa, representing Kura, Madobi and Garun Mallam in Kano state, has died, The Nation reports. The Late Garba, who contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was said to have died after a protracted illness at the Prime Clinic, Lamido …

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Rerun election: Kano govt. begins massive projects in communities with cancelled votes

– Kano government under Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commenced several projects in areas where electorates are due to vote in the upcoming supplementary election in the state – The governor has reportedly started not fewer than three infrastructural projects in these areas in the past few days – The …

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Supplementary election: Supporters storm mosques in Kano, Saudi Arabia

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress and their counterparts in the Peoples Democratic Party in Kano State have resorted to spiritual warfare as they prepare for Saturday’s supplementary election in 30 out of the 44 local government areas in the state. The prayer sessions, which reached a climax on Friday, …

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Kano election: APC, PDP supporters go spiritual, kill animals; storm Mecca for prayers

Ahead of the March 23 supplementary election in some polling units in Kano State, electorate, including members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have gone spiritual. PRNigeria reports that while some voters observe prayers in mosques, others are currently outside the country (Mecca) to seek …

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