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Hard times await promoters of insecurity in Kogi, says Yahaya Bello


Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has promised to deal decisively with anyone caught fuelling insecurity in the state by arming the youth to perpetuate evil. Bello made the promise when the leadership of the Ebira Peoples Association hosted him at the Bristol Palace Hotel in Kano, capital of Kano …

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Kano govt to reward indigene for emerging best student at Police Academy

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Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has pledged to reward an indigene of the State, Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Shuaibu Aminu, for emerging the best graduating student of the 1st Regular Course of the Nigeria Police Academy in Wudil, Kano State. President Muhammadu Buhari had presented a “Sword of …

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Buhari counsels APC members to work towards genuine reconciliation


President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress across the country to work for genuine reconciliation “for the benefit of our people and our nation.” The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement on Thursday said Buhari spoke on …

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Buhari warns police to stop torture, extra-judicial killings


President Muhammadu Buhari has warned the police against torturing citizens at the slightest provocation or resorting to extra-judicial killings. He also asked them to prepare adequately for the 2019 polls in order to prevent electoral violence and all forms of malpractices. The President spoke on Thursday during the convocation and …

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Bribery video: Buhari sued for failure to order Ganduje’s probe

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Anti-corruption advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to order the probe of the bribery allegation against Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Some video clips had weeks ago surfaced on the Internet showing the governor allegedly collecting kickbacks from some contractors. Early November, …

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Kano will deliver 5 million votes to Buhari in 2019, Ganduje insists


Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has restated his commitment to deliver five million votes to President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Ganduje promised this yesterday in Kano at a grand rally to formally welcome a former governor of the state, Ibrahim Shekarau and other People’s Democratic Party’s decampees into the …

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Kwankwaso: PDP will win all elections in 2019


Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has said the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) would win all elections in the country in 2019. Kwankwaso, who arrived Makurdi in Benue State mid-afternoon amidst cheers from his red cap supporters, told Governor Samuel Ortom that he was in the state to congratulate him for taking …

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Gov. Ganduje empowers 15,400 youths

Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has empowered 15,400 youths with a view to encouraging them sustain their local businesses. The beneficiaries comprised 8,800 males and 6,600 females and were selected from the 44 local government areas of the state. Each male beneficiary would go home with N20,000, while …

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2019: Kwankwaso’s defection will not affect APC – Ganduje

Umar Ganduje, Rabiu Kwankwaso

The Kano State Governor, ‎Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, says the defection of Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and other lawmakers to the Peoples Democratic Party would not affect the chances of the ruling All Progressives Congress in 2019.‎ This was contained in a statement signed by Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to …

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