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SERAP tells Ganduje to reject fat pensions, luxury cars for Kano lawmakers

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, urging him to use his good offices and position to: “publicly reject life pensions and brand-new vehicles for lawmakers bill passed by the Kano State House of Assembly, and to prevail …

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Man Stabs Nurse In Kano State For Resisting His Rape Attempt

A man identified as Bashir Yahaya, who resides in Kabuga quarters, was on Monday apprehended by the Kano State Police Command for stabbing a nurse, Aisha Kabir, in the neck. According to the report, the 20-year-old man had stabbed the nurse for allegedly resisting his attempt to rape her. The …

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Focus on Africa: Kano’s Emir suffers power cuts

Tensions are high in the northern Nigerian State of Kano, where Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has presented the traditional symbol of authority to four newly-appointed Emirs who will now share power with the Caliphate’s powerful ruler Muhammadu Sanusi II. Post-election vendetta Monday’s ceremonies marked a turning point in what rival …

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Governor Ganduje Presents Staff-Of-Office To New Emirs In Kano

Kano State Governor Ganduje Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano state has sealed the move to create more emirates in the state by presenting staff-of-office, the traditional symbol of authority to the emirs. The event is coming amidst controversy that in breaking up Kano emirate, Ganduje is pursing a political vendetta …

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Assessing government empowerment programmes in Kano state

Ganduje The National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP) which was introduced by the federal government in 2016 is combatting poverty and building a better future for Nigerians. BASHIR MOHAMMED writes on the scheme in Kano It was designed to encourage the establishment and development of businesses by Nigerians with the youths …

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Nigeria: PDP Leaders Meet Over Kano Emirate Split

Photo: Daily Trust By Chibuzo Ukaibe Abuja — Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the weekend met over the establishment of new Emirates in Kano and expressed concern that it could lead to crisis in the state, LEADERSHIP gathered yesterday. The critical stakeholders of the PDP, who met …

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Kano: We can’t be under Gaya Emirate, Wudil people kick

Wudil indigenes in Kano State have appealed to the State House of Assembly and the government to revisit the recent creation of Gaya Emirate Council under which they have been grouped. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje with Alhaji Aminu Bayero the son of the late Emir of Kano, Adobayero- one of the …

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SERAP opposes life pension, luxury cars for Kano lawmakers

Oladimeji Ramon Anti-corruption advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has urged the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, not to assent to a bill seeking life pension, luxury vehicles and foreign medical trips for members of the Kano State House of Assembly. Rather than give assent to the bill, …

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Emir Sanusi II Returns To Hero’s Welcome In Kano After London Trip

A tense atmosphere on Sunday enveloped the northern Nigerian city of Kano, as supporters of Emir Lamido Sanusi trooped to the airport to welcome their beleaguered traditional ruler. Hundreds of Kano residents matched towards the airport on Sunday afternoon in a solidarity demonstration for Mr Sanusi, whose emirate was divided …

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SERAP TO GANDUJE: Reject fat pensions, luxury cars-for-life for Kano lawmakers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, to publicly reject a bill passed by the State House of Assembly, for mouth-watering pensions for the state’s lawmakers. SERAP In an open letter to Ganduje, urged him to use his good offices and position …

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