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Court nullifies installation of new emirs in Kano

A Kano State High Court sitting in Ungogo local govt area has declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by the Kano State government as null and void. Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State had created four new Emirate Councils with first Class Emirs in Karaye, Gaya, Rano and Bichi a development that brought about heated ...

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Breaking: Kano Emirates: We are not aware of any court order stopping us- Kano State Government

The Kano State Government has said it is not aware of any court order preventing it from creating more emirates in Kano. Reacting on Saturday the Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba said the government is not aware of the court order as the governor was not serve neither was the Attorney General of the state served. ‘’Honestly as I speak ...

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Ganduje Vs Emir Sanusi: Four officials of Kano State Government resign

Amidst the feud between Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir Muhammad Sanusi, four senior officials of the state government have resigned their appointments. The officials include Aminu Daurawa, the director-general of Kano state Hisbah board, the agency currently investigating the Emir’s palace over corruption allegations. Others include Abba Koki, who quit as chairman of Kano State Pilgrims Board; Abubakar ...

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Tribunal denies PDP application to scan forensic electoral materials

The Kano State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday,denied the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) application to scan forensic electoral materials used during March 23 supplementary election. PDP had earlier filed a motion on notice, requesting for the extension of time to allow the party inspect, acquire forensic and scanned copies of all the electoral materials used during the March 9 ...

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APC legal team set to defend Ganduje’s victory

The All Progressive Congress (APC) legal team in Kano State on Wednesday expressed its readiness to defend the victory of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje. Ganduje was declared winner of the March 23 supplementary election held in the state. Mr Ma”aruf Mohammed-Yakasai, A member and spokesman of the legal team, made the APC’s position known while addressing a news conference in Kano ...

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Kano: Elected PDP members shun event as INEC presents Certificate of return to Ganduje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday presented certificate of return to Kano State Governor-elect, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje. Similarly, the state deputy governor-elect, Dr Nasiru Gawuna and 23 state Assembly members-elect were also presented with the certificate. 13 state Assembly members-elect of the people Democratic Party were conspicuously absent during the occasion which was held at the Sani Abacha ...

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Kano Rerun: State Government debunks reports of killings, protests

The Kano State Government on Tuesday dismissed reports that killings were perpetrated during the March 23 re-run Governorship Election in the state. The government, therefore, challenged those who made the claims come forward with a proof of such killings. The State Commissioner of Information, Malam Mohammed Garba, threw the challenge while addressing a news conference in Kano. “I want to ...

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Kano Rerun: 42 political parties reject result of Governorship election

Forty-two political parties in Kano under the aegis of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) in the state have rejected the results of the re-run governorship election of March 23. They alledged that the process was characterised by gross irregularities. The state CUPP chairman, Mohammed Abdullahi-Rahi, made the position of the group known while addressing a news conference in Kano ...

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Kano Poll: Gov. Ganduje thanks Kano electorate

Governor Ganduje of Kano has thanked the people of the state for re-electing him for a second term. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared Ganduje, winner of the Kano State governorship supplementary election held Saturday. In the supplementary election held in 28 out of the 44 local government areas in the state, Ganduje won by scoring 45,876 ...

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Breaking: APC’s Ganduje leading with 45,876 votes in Kano rerun

All Progressives Congress candidate in the 2019 Kano governorship elections is leading with 45,876 votes garnered, as against PDP’s total scores, Punch reports. The following is the final results as announced by INEC, while the final declaration of winner is being awaited: Total registered voters: 131,073 Accredited Voters: 57,777 APC: 45,876 PDP: 10,239 Valid Votes: 56,407 Rejected Votes: 1,100

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