• Governor Ganduje appoints Babangida as Kano Pillars‎ board chairman

    Governor Ganduje appoints Babangida as Kano Pillars‎ board chairman

    Kano State Governor, Addullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the appointment of Muhammad Babangida as new Chairman for Kano Pillars.

    A statement by ‎Director General, Media and Communications to the Governor, Salihu Yakasai‎, said other members of the board are: Musa Yakasai, Faruk Haladu, Tijjani Minjibir, Sani Lawan, Murtala Zainawa and Yahaya Idris.‎

    Ganduje appealed to the new management team to ensure that the objective of the administration of restoring the glory of the club was achieved.

    He also directed former members […]

  • Restructuring isn’t the way out for Nigeria – Governor Ganduje

    Restructuring isn’t the way out for Nigeria – Governor Ganduje

    Against the backdrop of calls for true federalism, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has said restructuring was not the panacea to the nation’s current socio-economic woes.

    Instead, Ganduje explained that Nigerians for now needed to restructure their mindsets to return the country to the path of progress.

    The governor noted that the United States was more geo-politically fragmented and had more nationalities than Nigeria, yet it remained the strongest nation in the world.

    According to Ganduje, the US attained its present […]

  • Governor Ganduje fires Kano Accountant General

    Governor Ganduje fires Kano Accountant General

    Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has sacked the state Accountant General, Dr. Danjuma Adamu.

    Adamu was ordered to hand over to the Director Treasury in the Ministry of Finance, Ibrahim A. M. Kura, being the most senior.

    Ganduje thanked the outgoing Accountant General for the services he rendered to the State and wished him God’s guidance in his future endeavours.

    The governor is billed to travel to Chad on Monday along with President Muhammadu Buhari, his Borno counterpart, Kashim Shettima, among […]

  • Why I removed my SSG, others – Governor Ganduje explains

    Why I removed my SSG, others – Governor Ganduje explains

    Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has said that there was nothing new in the removal of his former Secretary to the State Government, Rabiu Bichi.

    Mr. Bichi was sacked on Friday while two other aides to the governor were redeployed in a move seen by analyst as the weeding out of loyalists of Mr. Ganguje’s predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, from key positions.

    Mr. Ganduje said the shake-up was a fulfilment of his promise to always fine-tune and introduce new innovations in his government.

    He […]

  • Governor Ganduje suspends road works, school projects over lack of funds

    Governor Ganduje suspends road works, school projects over lack of funds

    Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has suspended the five kilometres road initiated by his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, across the 44 local government areas of the state.

    Similarly, the state government has also suspended the joint project on technical schools across the state, due to paucity of funds.

    Ganduje, who spoke at the Coronation Hall, as part of activities to mark his first anniversary in office, said that it was an open truth that most the projects were jointly financed by the state and the […]

  • Governor Ganduje appoints SSG, 7 permanent secretaries

    Governor Ganduje appoints SSG, 7 permanent secretaries

    Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has appointed Usman Alhaji Usman, as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Usman replaces Dr. Rabi’u Bichi, who was removed by Gov. Ganduje.

    The appointment is contained in a statement signed by the Kano State Head of Service, Alhaji Muhammad Na’iya and made available to newsmen in Kano on Saturday.

    According to the statement, Ganduje also approved the appointment of seven new permanent secretaries.

    They are: Halilu Baba-Dantiye; Alhaji […]