Tag: Kano State

EFCC Arrests Hafsat Ganduje, Wife Of The Governor Of Kano
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EFCC Arrests Hafsat Ganduje, Wife Of The Governor Of Kano

Hafsat Ganduje, the wife of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, has been arrested by the EFCC over a bribery and land fraud case reported by her son. The arrest comes weeks after her failure to honor the anti-graft agency’s invitation. Mrs Ganduje had earlier been invited to report to the EFCC’s Abuja headquarters on September 13 but she did not appear and the EFCC then threatened to arrest her. Sources close to her later said she traveled to the UK at the time to attend the graduation ceremony of her son.   See Also: FBI Arrests 35 Nigerians In Scams Worth $117 Million Investigators are questioning Mrs. Ganduje over allegations relating to land fraud in a petition by her own son, Abdualzeez Ganduje. A person, who has the knowledge of the arrest but asked not to be ...
Abdulazeez, Ganduje’s Son Flees To Egypt After Reporting His Mother To EFCC
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Abdulazeez, Ganduje’s Son Flees To Egypt After Reporting His Mother To EFCC

Abdulazeez Ganduje, the first son of the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, has fled to Egypt with his family after exposing his mother’s alleged corruption. Mr Abdulazeez had dragged his mum, Hafsat Ganduje, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, for alleged corruption. The governor’s son had petitioned that he was approached by a property developer to help facilitate the acquisition of some plots of land in Kano with some hundreds of thousands of US dollars and at least 35 million Naira as “facilitation commission”. See Also: APC Using EFCC to Hound Opposition, Dissenting Voices – PDP “But three months later, (the property developer) discovered that the plots of land he wanted and had paid the first family for had been allocated to other buyers and he then re...
Hisbah Arrests Sadiya Haruna For Uploading ‘Sexual Content’
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Hisbah Arrests Sadiya Haruna For Uploading ‘Sexual Content’

The Kano State Hisbah Board has docked a Kannywood actress and social media blogger, Sadiya Haruna, for “uploading sexual contents on her social media handles.” The actress, Haruna, a resident of Kabuga Quarters was initially arrested on Friday by the Head of Surveillance Department of Kano State Hisbah Board, Malam Aliyu Usman. She was then detained in the custody of the Islamic police until early Monday when she was brought before the Sharia court sitting in Sharada area of the state. See Also: ‘Use Headless Mannequins To Advertise Clothes, Cover Their Breast, Bottom Shapes, ‘— Kano Hisbah According to the First Information Report (FIR) filed against her, she was alleged to have consistently posted indecent videos in which she was dancing seductively and making sexual comment...
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.