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2023: Ganduje To Pick Senatorial Form Monday
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2023: Ganduje To Pick Senatorial Form Monday

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State is warming up to pick the senatorial form on Monday to contest for the seat of Kano North senatorial district. Ganduje’s decision to pick up the form was reached at the stakeholders meeting held behind closed doors at the government house. A source with privileged information from the meeting said the Governor is expected to pick the nomination and expression of interest forms for the Kano North Senatorial District on Monday. With this development, Ganduje is to unseat the incumbent Senator Barau Jibrin who is currently occupying the seat. Although, Jibrin, had declared interest in the governorship seat but is yet to pick the governorship seat form. Jibrin before now was a close ally of Ganduje and perceived to be the fa...
Ganduje Bans Thugs At Political Gatherings in Kano
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Ganduje Bans Thugs At Political Gatherings in Kano

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has banned political thugs at events and gatherings across the state. Ganduje gave the order in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, yesterday in Kano. He said the decision followed the display of dangerous weapons, including sticks, swords, knives and cutlasses by thugs during an event in Kano. “We will not accept this and I assure you that I will deal with any politician that violates this warning. “During the flag-off ceremony of Kano-Gwarzo-Dayi road on the same day, political thugs engaged in a lot of misdoings. “I inform you that we are commemorating Democracy Day with a line-up of activities that will witness the presence of the APC National Chairman, the governor of Yobe State and others. “As a resul...
Why I Sacked Sanusi as Emir of Kano – Ganduje
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Why I Sacked Sanusi as Emir of Kano – Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje on Tuesday gave reasons why he dethroned Alhaji Muhammadu Lamido Sanusi as the Emir of Kano. The governor said he took the decision to save the system and the traditional institution from abuse. The Kano Governor said: “Jonathan took a bold step in sacking Sanusi as CBN Governor, which created bad blood in certain circles. “When Sanusi said $49 billion was lost in Jonathan’s government, I said in my mind that No, you could have discussed with him (Jonathan) privately. “You could have given him this clue and then he would know how to investigate even before those who had stolen the money would find a way of hiding the money.  
We Didn’t offer Ganduje Visiting Professorship – US University
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We Didn’t offer Ganduje Visiting Professorship – US University

Following reports of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje being appointed as a visiting professor, the East Carolina University has debunked the report, saying the letter issued to the governor was from unauthorised source. Abba Anwar, Ganduje’s spokesperson had on Tuesday claimed the governor’s appointment was contained in a letter sent to him by the varsity through a lecturer of the International Centre for IT and Development, Victor Mbarika, at the university’s College of Business on November 30. Reacting to the development, Dr Grant Hayes, the university’s Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dr Grant Hayes, in a letter to Ganduje, dated December 4, 2020, titled ‘Re: Unavailability of Faculty Appointment,’ denied the authenticity of the letter. He...