COURT SENTENCES MUSICIAN RO 2 YEARS FOR SINGING AGAINST GANDUJE IN KANO, SEE PIX

A magistrate’s court in Kano has sentenced a budding songster, Mohammed Yusuf, to two years imprisonment for defaming the character of the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje in a viral song. Mr Yusuf, popularly known as AGY, recorded the innuendo-laden hit song which dwells on the governor’s alleged avarice, creation of new emirates in the state and election rigging. The singer was arrested by the police on Monday night and arraigned before Magistrate Court 72, Noman’s Land presided by Aminu Gabari. During the summary trial on Wednesday, the court found Mr…

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GANDUJE PROBES GORILLA OVER MISSING 6.8MIL NAIRA

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has ordered the state Anti-Corruption Commission to probe the claims by the Kano Zoological Gardens that a Gorilla in the state-owned zoo swallowed N6.8 million. “The order was given on Friday and the commission has already swung into action,” a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Abba Anwar, said on Sunday in Kano. It quoted the governor as directing the commission to look into the immediate and remote circumstances surrounding the allegation and “unearth everything surrounding the incident”. The News Agency…

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BUHARI AND GANDUJE: TIME FOR DIVORCE

By Emmanuel Aziken There are arguably few political actors in Nigeria, and indeed, the world as resilient as Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State. After all, how many politicians have been filmed and reported by various news media to have received wads of dollars at separate occasions and gone on to win the endorsement of Nigeria’s most celebrated anti-corruption icon, President Muhammadu Buhari. None. President Muhammadu Buhari  Indeed, when the dollar bribe film episode surfaced last year, some saw it as a significant test of Buhari’s integrity quotient. To wit,…

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BREAKING: KANO HIGH COURT DECLARES APPOINTMENT OF NEW EMIRS NULL AND VOID

A Kano State high court Wednesday declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by the Kano State government as null and void. It ordered a return to status quo pending the hearing of the suit against the appointment of the emirs. The emirs were installed by the Governor Umaru Ganduje at the weekend following the balkanisation of the century-old emirate by the Kano state government that followed an unusually fast passage of a bill by the Kano State House of Assembly. Ganduje was accused of carrying out…

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TWITTER USER GIVES REASONS WHY GANDUJE WANTS EMIR SANUSI OUT

According to the twitter user who shared the post, wrote: “This is the reason ganduje wants to remove emir Sanusi Muhammad Sanusi II Because he condemned the politics of thuggery and enmity, and whoever wins the election should be enthroned, and whoever loses, should be patient and content”. Watch and Listen Below, http://www.thenaijafame.com.ng/2019/05/this-is-reason-ganduje-wants-to-remove.html?m=1

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KANO ASSEMBLY SET TO PASS NEW EMIRATES BILL TO CHECKMATE EMIR OF KANO

Ganduje may get bill for assent today Kano State House of Assembly may approve the request for the creation of four new emirates for Bichi, Gaya, Karaye and Rano today, Daily Trust reports. At the plenary yesterday, the assembly received a report from its joint committees on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and Judiciary in respect of a petition for upgrading some traditional rulers to first class emirs. The Majority Leader of the house, Baffa Babba Danagundi (Kano Municipal), presented the report and moved a motion calling on the house…

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HOW GANDUJE PLANS TO REMOVE KANO EMIR, HIS OFFENCES REVEALED

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has concluded plans to forcefully dethrone the Emir of Kano, Sanusi II over his refusal to help the incumbent governor rig in the just concluded gubernatorial elections in the state SaharaReporters can confirm. A very credible source familiar with the situation told Saharareporters “it is true, plans are in top gear. The governor felt Sanusi’s call for free and fair elections in the state was an affront on his plans to return to office and that it means he was backing former governor Rabiu Kwankwaso”. “The first…

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GANDUJE BEGINS PLOT TO REMOVE EMIR SANUSI

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has relaunched moves to remove Muhammad Sanusi II as the emir of Kano, TheCable report. On Monday, the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission reopened investigation into the expenditure of the state emirate council under Sanusi II. Also at Monday’s plenary of the house of assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, the speaker, read a letter from one Ibrahim Salisu and others, seeking the creation of new Kano emirates in Karaye, Bichi, Rano and Gaya. “The governor is determined to remove the emir, and…

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