SEE THE SHOCKING REACTION OF KANO STATE GOVT TO COURT DECISION ON NEW EMRITAES

  The Kano State Government has described a new court order restraining them from further actions on the controversial creation of four new Emirates, as harmless and not injurious to the already created emirates. A High Court had issued a restraining order on the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and seven others from carrying out any action on the creation of the emirates and installation of emirs. But the government, through its Director General Media and Communication, Aminu Yasser, said, “the order is harmless as it does concern the already…

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92 INDIVIDUALS, GROUPS CHALLENGE GANDUJE OVER NEW EMIRATES

Ted Odogwu, Kano A coalition of  29  civil society organisations and 70 people, under the aegis of  Kano Concerned Individuals,   on Monday called on the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Abubakar, to denounce the four new  Emirates in Kano created by the  Kano State Government. The coalition claimed the state government neither followed due process nor consulted major stakeholders before creating Bichi, Rano, Karaye and Gaya emirates. Governor Abdullahi  Ganduje had installed  Aminu Ado Bayero as  Emir of Bichi; Tafida Abubakar as Emir of Rano; Ibrahim Abubakar as Emir of Karaye;…

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POLICE INTERCEPTS 303 CARTONS OF TRAMADOL IN KANO

The police in Kano State have intercepted 303 cartons of hard drugs (Tramadol tablets). The Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Wakili, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Kano on Friday. He said the interception was in continuation of the command’s effort to rid the state of all forms of crimes, especially hard drugs (Kwaya) and intoxicating substances. Wakili said on May 17, based on tip-off, a raid was conducted at No 157 Miller Road Bompai, Nasarawa Local Government Area Kano, where a laboratory was located. He said one Chris Metuh…

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COURT ORDERS IMMEDIATE ARREST OF KANNYWOOD ACTRESS, HADIZA GABON

A Kano chief magistrate’s court on Thursday ordered the arrest of Kannywood star, Hadiza Gabon, over her failure to honour court summon. Hadiza Gabon was dragged to the Chief Magistrate Court 15, sitting at Nomansland, Kano by a comedy star, Mustapha Naburaska, over alleged threat and intimidation. Sources told DAILY NIGERIAN that Naburaska filed a direct complaint to the court over fears that police may not file charges against her. “You know Hadiza Gabon is well-connected actress with vast network of friends, especially among police and political elite,” said a…

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ADO BAYERO’S SON REVEALS WHY HE ACCEPTED TO SERVE AS EMIR OF BICHI AND BREAK HIS LATE FATHER’S TERRITORY

The newly appointed Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, on Thursday advanced reasons why he accepted his appointment, saying it was not meant to spite Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi. In a press conference, the Emir of Bichi, Bayero categorically stated that he never lobbied to become the Emir to downgrade Emir Sanusi. According to him, what people should take cognizance of is that since time changes things, l accepted it in good faith. Bayero said history has it that” From 1963 when his late father became Emir of…

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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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KANO KINGMAKERS HIRE 7 SANS, 17 OTHERS TO BATTLE GANDUJE AND HIS NEW EMIRATES

Kano Kingmakers have employed the service of 7 Senior Advocates of Nigeria and 17 other lawyers to challenge governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and Kano House Assembly and others in court over the creation of four new Kano Emirates. GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir, Muhammadu Sanusi 11. The Kingmakers namely Madakin Kano, Yusuf Nabahani; Makaman Kano, Sarki Ibrahim; Sarkin Dawaki Maituta, Bello Abubakar and Sarkin Bai, Mukhtar Adnan filed a suit on Tuesday at the state High Court against the Speaker of Kano State House of Assembly, Kano State House of Assembly,…

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KANO KINGMAKERS SUE GANDUJE OVER NEW EMIRATES

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje Four kingmakers of Kano Emirate have sued Governor Abdullahi Ganduje over the creation of four additional emirates in the state. The kingmakers: Sarkin Dawaki Maituta Alhaji Bello Abubakar, Sarkin Bai Alhaji Mukhtar Adnan, Madakin Kano Alhaji Yusuf Nabahani and Makaman Kano Alhaji Sarki Ibrahim Makama are challenging the governor’s decision before a state High Court. Also sued are the speaker of  state house of assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum; the state government and the four newly appointed emirs of Gaya, Rano, Bichi and Karaye. According to…

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HOW 3 KANO PRINCES, 1 OTHER REJECTED GANDUJE’S OFFER TO BE EMIR OF BICHI

At least three top Kano princes rejected an offer for appointment as Emir of Bichi, one of the four new emirates created by the governor of Kano State Abdullahi Ganduje on May 8. DAILY NIGERIAN reliably gathered that the governor had a meeting with Wamban Kano, Aminu Bayero; Chiroman Kano, Nasiru Bayero and district heads of Rano, Gaya and Karaye at the Government House on Thursday night. Inside sources said the offer to serve as Emir of Bichi was first made to Chiroman Kano Nasiru Bayero, who rejected the offer…

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DISTRICT HEAD RESIGNS IN KANO, SAYS IT’S BECAUSE OF RECENT CHANGES IN THE EMIRATE

Haruna Sanusi, the district head of Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State has resigned his appointment, citing health ground and recent changes in the emirate system. The district head, who holds the title of Dan Galadiman Kano, announced his resignation in a letter to Secretary to the State Government, dated May 10. The governor of Kano State, on May 8 created four additional emirates and first class emirs in the state, to allegedly whittle down the influence of the Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II. DAILY NIGERIAN reports that…

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