11 DISTRICT HEADS DEFY GANDUJE, ATTEND ANNUAL EMIR OF KANO’S DURBAR

11 district heads Monday evening shunned the order of Kano State governor Umar Ganduje to attend the annual Dubar celebration at Emir Mohammed Sanusi’s palace. Their attendance at the celebration was in disobedience to Ganduje who had told them not to honour Sanusi’s invitation for the event. Ganduje in a statement by his media aide Abba Anwar directed the district heads to decline Sanusi’s invitation. He said only district heads under the jurisdiction of the Kano Emirate should attend the Hawan Daushe. The governor asked district heads in the four new…

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GANDUJE FORBIDS KANO DISTRICT HEADS FROM ATTENDING EMIR SANUSI’S EID DURBAR

  Governor of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje, has directed district heads in the state to only attend the Eid Durbars held in their respective domains and supervised by their respective First Class Emirs. The order was contained in a statement signed by Ganduje’s Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar. The statement said the order was necessary to counter social media news directing the district heads to attend Eid Durbar at the palace of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. This is, however, contrary to the norm, whereby all district heads traditionally attended…

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SEE THE LATEST ON THE SUIT FILED BY KANO KINGMAKERS CHALLENGING GANDUJE’S APPOINTMENT OF NEW EMIRS

A High Court sitting in Kano on Thursday adjourned for further hearing a suit instituted by the Kano Emirate kingmakers against Governor Umar Ganduje and seven others. Four Kano Kingmakers, Yusuf Nabahani, Madakin Kano, Abdullahi Sarki Ibrahim , Makama Kano, Bello Abubakar, Sarki Dawakin Mai Tuta and Muktar Adnan, Sarki Bai Kano, had sued the Speaker Kano House Of Assembly, Kano State House of Assembly, Governor of Kano State, Attorney General, Tafida Abubakar Ila, Iibrahim A. Gaya, Ibrahim Abubakar II and Aminu Ado Bayero over creation of new Emirates and…

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EMIR OF KANO VS GANDUJE: SEE THE LATEST COURT ORDER

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInWhatsAppEmail A Kano High Court presided by Justice Nasiru Saminu on Thursday ordered the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, to maintain status quo in respect of the interim order issued against Ganduje on May 10. On May 10, a court restrained Kano State Government from appointing new four emirs in the state was still subsisting pending the determination of the motion on notice. Justice Saminu, in his ruling, ordered that all the parties in the suit should still maintain status quo pending the hearing of…

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DESPITE COURT ORDER, KANO ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION INVITES WIVES OF EMIR SANUSI, LATE EMIR BAYERO AND SOME NONAGENARIANS

 Wale Odunsi  Kano Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Corruption Commission has invited some officials of the Kano Emirate council and others to explain why the council paid their foreign medical bills. This is despite the court order against Governor Umar Ganduje and the commission. The commission has asked those affected to appear at the chairman’s office conference room on Monday June 24, 2019, Daily Nigerian reports. “The commission in the exercise of its power conferred to it under Section 9 and 15 of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Law…

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MY RELATIONSHIP WITH KANO GOVT UNDER GANDUJE, BY EMIR SANUSI

I hold no grudge against Ganduje – Emir Sanusi Correspondents / 3 hours ago The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has stated that the Kano Emirate Council holds no grudge against the state government as being speculated. The monarch made the remarks while addressing members of Kano State Assembly led by the Speaker, Alhaji Abdul’aziz Gafasa, who paid him a courtesy visit at his palace yesterday in Kano. He said the council was always ready to work towards the development of Kano State in the present democratic dispensation. Sanusi said…

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GOVERNOR GANDUJE AND EMIR SANUSI MEE AT BUK CONVOCATION, SEE PICS

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II were seen together at the 35th Convocation ceremony of Bayero University, Kano. The Governor And the Emir were not in good terms since after 2019 governorship election. The state government was reported to have accused Emir Sanusi of Involvement in partisan politics. Governor Ganduje splitted Kano Emirate into 5 and is currently probing the Emir on misappropriation of the Kano Emirate Funds. However, Despite their misunderstanding the two prominent personalities were seen having good time together…

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COURT DISMISSES KINGMAKERS’ QUEST TO STOP KANO NEW EMIRS

A Kano high court Friday overruled an application to stop new first class emirs from carrying out the duties of their offices in Kano. Justice Ahmed Tijani Gbadamasi of Court ruled against the application filed by Kano kingmakers. The court had earlier granted the order of the applicants directing the Kano state government, speaker house of assembly and six other defendants to maintain status quo until the determination of the substantive suit. Kano state government inaugurated the new emirate councils with first-class status following the passage and assent of appointment…

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GANDUJE DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM EMIR SANUSI

Ted Odogwu, Kano Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been quoted as saying that Emir Muhammad Sunusi II must publicly apologise to him and the entire people of Kano State for allegedly dragging the Emirate Council into politics for the ongoing reconciliation moves to yield the desired result. Ganduje, in his 45-paragrah response to an article, ‘Letter to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje,’ written by one Jibrin Ibrahim in respect of the face-off  between the duo, also said, “Emir Sanusi has the moral burden to withdraw all court cases…

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KANO GOVT TO CONTINUE WITH EMIR SANUSI’S PROBE

The Kano State Anti-Corruption and Public Commission has insisted that its investigation into alleged financial misappropriation by the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, would continue despite reports of reconciliation moves between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and the monarch, Igbere TV reports. In a statement made available to Igbere TV, the Commission’s Chairman, Barr. Muhyi Magaji Rimin-Gado said the three fundamental issues raised by the commission include obstruction of its investigation which necessitated its reports to the government. He expressed worry that after the issuance of the query to the Emir…

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