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Court nullifies appointment of new emirs in Kano

A Kano State High Court sitting at Ungogo on Wednesday declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by the Kano State government as null and void. In his ruling on Wednesday, Justice Nasiru Saminu, directed all parties in the suit to maintain the May 10 status quo pending

Kano Assembly passes bill for creation of four new Emirates

The Kano State House of Assembly has passed the Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Law, which seeks to decentralise the Kano Emirate Council by creating four new emirates in the state., namely Rano, Karaye, Bichi and Gaya emirates. The amendment of the existing chieftaincy law was at the instance of a

Ganduje Sues Daily Nigerian for N3bn over bribery videos

Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has sued an online platform, Daily Nigerian and its publisher, Jafaar Jafaar, for defamation. He is claiming N3billion in damages. Counsel to Ganduje, Nuradeen A. Ayagi in a writ of summons tendered before the High Court demanded the defendants to file an appearance before 14 days.

Buhari finally speaks on Ganduje bribery videos

Speaking for the first time on the bribe-taking videos of Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, President, said security agencies were vetting the video and that action would be taken on the matter soon. The President’s response on the Ganduje videos followed a remark by a Kano student in France, who lauded

Why we are bringing back Alison-Madueke from UK — Magu

Godsgift Onyedinefu The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, clarified that the commission is bringing back the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke because the United Kingdom authorities have failed to prosecute her. Magu disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday to

Video Exposes Governor Ganduje in Bribery Allegation

A staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari for re-election in 2019 and Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje has appeared in a video allegedly receiving bribe amounting to about $5million from contractors in the state.   The video which was released by online investigative media, Daily Nigerian was a sting operation