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Tag Archives: Kano

VAT War: Ex-Ganduje’s aide says he supports Wike 100 per cent

Former aide to Kano State Governor, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, has shown his support for Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers over his move to stop the Nigerian Government from collecting Value Added Tax from the oil-rich South-South state. It will be recalled that yesterday during a stakeholders’ meeting with oil companies and business owners in the state, Wike noted that companies based ...

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Buhari’s staunch ally floats new APC faction in Kano to fight Ganduje

One of the closest political buddies of President Mohammadu Buhari, Abdulmajidd Kwamanda, has formed a new faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State. It was learnt that the Kano based politician has been a staunch ally and supporter of Buhari since 2003. Kwamanda, shedding light on this development during a media briefing on Tuesday said he has ...

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2023 Presidency: Tinubu denies distributing rice to northerners

The former Governor of Lagos State and Nationaltional Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has denied any link with the bags of rice being distributed in some states in the northern part of the country. The denial was made by his Media Aide, Tunde Rahman, in Lagos. It will be recalled that it was earlier ...

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Kano State APC has so far registered 2.5 million members

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has made a disclosure that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has so far registered about 2.5 million members in the ongoing membership registration/revalidation in the state. The statement was released by Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the governor on Monday in Kano. Acccording to Anwar, Ganduje said tthis during the sixth APC stakeholders ...

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Newly elected LG Chairman in Kano dies, 48 hours after winning election

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and newly elected chairman of Bebeji local government council of Kano state, Ali Namadi, had died on Tuesday. Acccording to Guardian, he was 57. He will be buried on Tuesday in his Bebeji residence, according to Islamic rites. A spokesman of an APC committee in Bebeji local government area, Ibrahim Adamu Tiga, ...

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LG Poll: PDP vows to sue Kano State Electoral Commission

Kano chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to sue the state Independent Electoral Commission (KSIEC), accusing it of using  its logo in the local government elections slated for January 16, 2021. The party opposition party said it rejected the  commission’s recognition of some candidates who are illegally representing the PDP in the same elections. The PDP re-echoed ...

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PDP faction expels Kwankaso in kano

Aminu Wali, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP faction in Kano has expelled former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso for anti-party activities. Following the expulsion, it also new leaders of the Party under Muhammin Bako Lamido as State Chairman while Garba Abdullahi Gezawa is now Secretary of the party. The Wali led PDP faction met in a Congress with 8,717 delegates to elect ...

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New Kano Speaker sworn in, dismisses rumours of defection

Mr Hamisu Ibrahim-Chidari has been sworn in as the new Speaker of Kano State House of Assembly. After his swearing, in he dismissed rumours making the rounds that some lawmakers were making move to defect from All Progressives Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ibrahim-Chidari said that there is no iota of truth in the speculations, urging the public ...

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Kano Assembly Speaker, Majority Leader suddenly resign

The Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Abdulaziz Garba Gafasa and the House Majority Leader, Kabiru Hassan Dashi suddenly resigned their positions on Tuesday. The information was released to the public by a Member representing Doguwa, Salisu Ibrahim Riruwai, without giving any pecific reason has been given for their actions. It was gathered that the resignation letters of ...

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Crisis hits Kano PDP over council poll

The crisis rocking the Kano State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a new dimension following the declaration by the Aminu Wali faction of the readiness of the party to participate in the local government election scheduled for January 16. Acccording to The Nation, The Kwankwasiyya faction of the PDP, led by the Caretaker Chairman, Danladi Umar ...

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