AFTER RECEIVING A REPORT THAT A TRICYCLIST RAN AWAY WITH A TV, KANO TRANSPORT AUTHORITIES DISCOVER THAT 16 TRICYCLES BEAR THE SAME NUMBER

by MUSTAPHA USMAN After receiving a report of an alleged crime committed by a tricycle operator, the Kano Road and Traffic Agency, KAROTA on Thursday confirmed that it has impounded 16 tricycles, popularly known as ‘A Daidaita Sahu’ in the state, bearing the same registration number. DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the new managing director of the KAROTA, Baffa Dan’agundi, has vowed to sanitize tricycle operations on the premise that they pose a security threat in the state. The spokesman for the agency, Nabilsi Kofar-Na’isa, in an interview with DAILY NIGERIAN, said…

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19-YR OLD KIDNAPS AND DRUGS 5-YR OLD TO DEATH IN KANO

A 19-year-old Secondary School leaver, Ibrahim Ahmad, was on Thursday arrested by the Kano State Police Command, over the kidnap and drugging to death of a five-year-old Primary school pupil, identified as Ahmad Ado, popularly known as Sayyid. The suspect, alongside his accomplices, Abdulmajid Mohammed and Musa Sunusi, both 18 years old, hurriedly buried the victim in an uncompleted building at Sheka area of the ancient City of Kano. Briefing newsmen in Kano, shortly after Police operatives exhumed the victim’s body from a shallow grave, the State Commissioner of Police,…

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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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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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TEACHER COMMITS SUICIDE IN KANO

The Police in Kano has confirmed the death of one Mr Femi Oguntumi of Dakata Quarters who committed suicide without any notice. The Man who is a Staff of Karish College, Kawaji did not, however, leave any notes on why he committed suicide. Mr Femi was said to have hung himself on a ceiling fan in his room at about 10pm. Police Spokesman, DSP Haruna Abdullahi who confirmed the incident said they have already deposited Femi’s corpse at the Murtala Muhammad Hospital. However, the Police has already commenced investigation into…

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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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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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SANUSI HAS CASE TO ANSWER, KANO ANTI-GRAFT BODY INSISTS

[FILE PHOTO] Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II Amid the peace reportedly brokered between Governor Abdullai Umar Ganduje and Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II by prominent Nigerians, the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has insisted that the embattled monarch had a case to answer.The former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor had at the weekend replied to a query from the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) on allegation of misappropriation of N3.4 billion by the emirate wherein he denied the claims. Addressing reporters yesterday in Kano, chairman of the anti-graft…

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SEE EMIR SANUSI’S REPLY TO ALLEGATIONS OF MISAPPROPRIATION OF 3.4BILLION EMIRATE MONEY

Ganduje and Sanusi: fight not over yet The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has told Governor Abdullahi Ganduje that he met only N1.8b in the Kano Emirate Council account when he was installed and not N3.4b as stated in the query issued to him by the governor. The emir was responding to the query issued him by the Kano State Government over alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion. His one-page reply with reference number KEC/CF/FIN/1/162, dated June 7, 2019, was signed by the Acting Secretary to the Kano Emirate…

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