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GandujeGate: NANS shelves mass action, await Kano assembly report

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Tuesday said it has suspended its planned mass action scheduled for Thursday, pending the outcome of the Kano State House of Assembly Investigative panel on Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s alleged bribe video.   The student body had on Friday gave President Muhammadu Buhari a …

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Kano Pillars receive seven million naira for match bonuses

Kano Pillars have offset all the entitlements owed the players after the release of the seven million naira for the balance of their match bonuses ahead of their Federation Cup final fixture with Enugu Rangers in Asaba, Delta State on October 24. The allowance which was paid on Thursday was …

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N-Power: FG Recruits 5000 Extension Workers In Kano State

By Tukur Muntari   Kano   –        No fewer than 5,000 extension workers are currently engaged by the Kano State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (KNARDA) under the Federal Government’s N-power programme. The Managing Director of KNARDA, Prof. Mahmud Daneji stated this when he received the Country Director, Sasakawa Global 2000, …

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300 aggrieved aspirants dump APC in Kano

No fewer than 300 aspirants, who had contested for elective positions on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Kano State have dumped the party. The aspirants said their decision was due to “gross injustice” allegedly meted out to them during the recent primary elections. The spokesman of the …

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#Gandujegate: CSO’s demand independent probe of Kano Gov’s bribery scandal

Nigerian rights activists and groups have demanded an independent probe into the bribery allegation involving the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. Mr Ganduje appeared in a series of videos, receiving money in dollars alleged to be bribe amounting to about $5million. The money was given by persons believed to be …

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Ganduje: Defamation that won’t work, by Muhammad Aminu Kano

It could be recalled that Kano State under Ganduje has established Anti-Corruption Units in all 44 Local Government Areas of the State, with a view to complementing the activities of the State Anti-Graft Agency led by Comrade Muhuyi Magaji Rimin Gado and by extension the Magu led Economic and Financial …

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Police summon Kano PDP gov candidate over alleged murder

Ted Odogwu, Kano The police have summoned the Kano State Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Mallam Sagir Takai, over the alleged murder of a 70-year-old man. Confirming the development to Northern City News on Sunday, the Kano State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Magaji Majiya, said the command had commenced …

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For Ganduje, ‘Bribery Video’ May Change It All

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s bribery video is changing the tenor of debates ahead of next year’s election in Kano State and President Muhammadu Buhari’s so-called integrity as individuals he surrounds himself with are anything but above board, writes Ibrahim Shuaibu Avideo of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Governor of Kano State allegedly receiving …

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Kano State Govt. approves mandatory drug test for political appointees, civil servants

Kano— The Kano State  Government has approved compulsory drug test for political appointees, civil servants and students seeking admission into the tertiary institutions. The Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the outcome of the weekly State Executive Council meeting in Kano on Thursday. He …

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Kano Assembly sets up committee to investigate governor’s alleged bribery video

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday constituted a seven-man committee to investigate the authenticity of the video recording of alleged bribing taking by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The video of Ganduje allegedly receiving a bribe from a contractor was published by an online news medium. The committee was constituted …

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