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Rights group tackles FG over alleged removal of Kano CP

A rights group, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law(Intersociety) has condemned the alleged removal and replacement of the commissioner of police in Kano State. The Kano State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Wakili had on Tuesday been removed and replaced with Balarabe Sule. Wakili was moved …

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UPDATED: Kano supplementary election is "do or die" – APC Chairman

<![CDATA[]]> Menu UPDATED: Kano supplementary election is “do or die” – APC Chairman A video has gone viral showing the Kano State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Abbas, describing the supplementary governorship election in the state as a “do or die.” In the short video, the party …

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Just in: Ganduje allegedly arrives Abuja, seeks removal of Kano CP

The Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has allegedly arrived Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital City to press for the removal of the Kano state commissioner of police, Mohammed Wakili. Daily Nigerian reports that Ganduje’s visit to Abuja followed the tussle between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party …

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No, these are not the election results from Nigeria’s Kano state

A post shared by thousands of Facebook users claims that Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Nigeria’s northern Kano state, has won re-election. This is false; the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the election was inconclusive due to various problems which forced officials to declare more than 100,000 votes …

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Kano polls: INEC REC appeals for calm, promises to declare results Monday

…says results of 10 out of 11 ready before disruption John Alechenu, Kano The Kano State INEC Resident Electoral Commission, Prof. Riskuwa Arabu has appealed for calm among residents and indigenes of the state. He made the appeal following the disruption of the collation process at the Nasarawa Local Government …

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Inconclusive election: Police warn against breach of peace in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has warned residents of the state against acts capable of breaching the existing peace in the state following the declaration of the governorship election inconclusive. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, gave the warning in a statement issued to newsmen on Monday in …

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Kano deputy governor not arrested but rescued – Police

– Kano state police has denied arresting the state deputy governor at an INEC collation centre – The police said the deputy governor was rescued and not arrested after violence broke out – A commissioner and a local government chairman taken away from the centre are still in police custody …

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Kano state officials nabbed for allegedly attempting to steal INEC result sheets

– Two high-ranking officials of the Kano state government were on Monday, March 11, arrested by the police – The officials, Murtala Sule Garo and Lamin Sani, were arrested for allegedly trying to steal results sheets at the gubernatorial and state Assembly polls – DSP Haruna Abdullahi, the police spokesman …

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#ElectionDay: EFCC arrests politician over alleged vote buying in Kano

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Kano State has confirmed arresting a politician in Kano over alleged vote buying, but declined to name the suspect. EFCC operatives A reliable source at the agency told newsmen in Kano on Saturday on condition of anonymity that the suspect …

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