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Governor Ganduje has sacked Salihu Tanko Yakasai

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has relieved his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai of his appointment over his continued unguarded comments and utterances which are deemed contrary to the stand of the All Progressive Congress (APC) government which he is serving. The state commissioner for Information,[Read More…]

Governor Ganduje of Kano to access N20Billion loan from CBN, UBA

Kano State House of Assembly has approved Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s request to access N20 billion loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and United Bank for Africa (UBA). The assembly approved the request during plenary on Monday after a series of deliberations. Speaking to journalists on the facility, the[Read More…]

Kano Governor approves N257 Million tuition fees for Kano students in Egypt

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved N257 million ?for the payment of tuition and maintenance fees for 43 students of the state studying in Egypt.? Mr Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday in Kano. Anwar said the[Read More…]

Blasphemy death sentence: I will sign warrant without hesitation says Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, has said he will sign the death warrant passed on a Kano-based singer, Sharif Yahya Aminu, for blasphemy. Ganduje said he would okay his execution once his right of appeal elapses.However, Ganduje said that for now, the singer has the right to appeal[Read More…]

To mark Eid-El Fitr, Governor Ganduje of Kano frees 294 inmates

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has granted freedom to 294 inmates of correctional centres in the state, a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, said on Sunday. It said that Ganduje witnessed the release of the inmates from the correctional centre at Goron Dutse on Sunday,[Read More…]

Defying FG’s Lockdown Directive, Kano Governor Approves Congregational Eid Prayers

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, has approved congregational Eid prayers in Kano state. Salihu Tanko Yakasai, the governor’s special adviser on media, said the government took the decision after a meeting between Ganduje and religious leaders in the state, on Monday. He said the decision is based on the recommendation[Read More…]

Governor Ganduje Cuts Salaries Of Political Appointees By 50%

Kano State Governor Ganduje has slashed the salaries of political office holders in the state by 50 per cent due to dwindling resources caused by COVID-19 lockdown. Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said this in a statement in Kano on Sunday. Mr Anwar said the action was[Read More…]

COVID-19: Kano Opens Separate Isolation Centre For Women Only

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Thursday inaugurated a female only coronavirus isolation centre in Kano. Mr Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, announced it in a statement in Kano. He quoted the governor as saying that the state government considered establishing the centre in order[Read More…]

Kano Governor Relaxes Lockdown Imposed By President Buhari

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the governor of Kano state, has announced the relaxation of lockdown order imposed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari, on April 27, imposed a total lockdown on the state to allow health officials to monitor the situation in the state. Ganduje told journalists on Saturday that there would[Read More…]

COVID-19: Despite 80 New Cases, Kano Governor Asks FG To Relax Lockdown In The State

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, is asking for urgent easing of the 14-day total lockdown imposed on Kano by the Federal government to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Govenor Ganduje says easing of the lockdown will mitigate the economic hardship in the state during the[Read More…]