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KANO POLITICS: Ganduje, Abba underserved for the governorship, Says Naajatu Muhd.



Adamu Aminu, Kano.

In less than 36 hours to conduct gubernatorial and state assemblies elections across the federation.

Cross-sections of Nigerians are coming up with suggestions based on their political perspectives on the right candidates to elect in the forthcoming election slated to hold on 9th March.

In Kano, the known firebrand and outspoken politician, Haj. Naajatu Mohammed has pointedly suggested that Kano people should not vote for Governor Ganduje and PDP Abba Kabir Yusif.

Haj. Najaatu made the revelation in a telephone interview with a reporter from Abuja.

She said it is very disheartening that people in Kano are trapped in a vicious dilemma of who to vote out of these two undeserved prominent contenders, Ganduje and Abba.

“Ganduje is yet not fit to give another chance, he was glaringly embroiled in bribery-taking scandal, and he refuses to come openly to refute or apologised for the allegations and choose to remain silent,” she added.

Moreso, she noted that people should be reminded that Kwankwaso and Ganduje are the same birds, equally sharing the same feathers and flocking together for long.

“While PDP candidate in Kano, Abba Kabir Yusif is reared Kwankwaso puppet, whoever elect him, voted indirectly for Kwankwaso, in fact, they are politically unwarranted to be elected, nothing fresh will come up in giving them Kano people’s mandate” she suggested.

Najaatu Mohd asserts that it is very worrisome that politics nowadays are overtaken by mere liking or blind loyalty of candidates, not for competency.

“One has to be hypocritical, double-faced and Corporate beggar to survive, more especially from corrupt-tainted leaders” She assured.

Adding that those who preferred to continue living in destitution, political and youth banditry, poor medical facilities and substandard educational system does so at their own peril, but those willing to reverse the adversity, the time has come.

“Cast your ballots to vote out corrupt and incompetent candidates” she sternly suggests.

Najaatu Mohammed advised Kano electorates to consider Integrity and decorum to electing those who lead Kano to the path of the promising future.

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Philanthropist and Corporate Bodies Deserved to Compliments State Government Efforts On Education – Alh. Abubakar Z. Muhd



Adamu Aminu, Kano.

The Executive Secretary, Kano state Scholarships Board, Alh. Abubakar Zakari Muhammad has urged wealthy individuals and Corporate bodies to compliments state government’s efforts towards the are the development of education through sponsoring students to continue pursuing knowledge in a various institution within and outside Nigeria.

The Executive Secretary made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in his office on Tuesday, shortly after screening exercise of best-qualified 10 Kano students conducted by ” Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation at the Kano State Scholarship Board in Kano.

While expressing his delight over the gesture made by the foundation for awarding the scholarship to the students.

Saying that this is a very welcoming idea with profound pleasing impression for both the beneficiaries as well as Kano State government.

The Executive Secretary stressed that the strides made by the is undoubtedly deserved pat-in- the back for collaborating with Kano State Scholarship Board as a venue for conducting the screening exercise.

He said the commitment made by the foundation is a quite encouraging and favourable gesture in giving their quota for creating an avenue of building our youth future through acquiring qualitative education.

“Kano State government under the able leadership of Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje have already gone far in sponsoring Kano Students to further their education in various institutions, which more than 8-billion Naira was judiciously expended to cover their tuition, accommodation and other sundry expenses” he praised.

Abubakar Zakari Muhammad, who was an erstwhile one-term member represented Tarauni local government in Kano State house of assembly, enjoined corporate bodies as well as philanthropists to emulates the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation in sponsoring students to further their education, he said would undoubtedly compliments government efforts towards achieving its goals of providing qualitative education even for the less privileged in the society.

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Customs Officers Manhandled Express FM Reporter in Kano.



Adamu Aminu, Kano

The operatives of Nigerian Customs Service assaulted Express Radio Reporter Lamin Hassan today in Kano.

The unfortunate incidence took place earlier today at Gwammaja quarters in Kano metropolitan.

Lamin Hassan is officially assigned to investigate and report comprehensively on the incessant complains by the public concerning the alleged harassment by customs officers recently.

“On my arrival at the scene clamping down on a Shopping mall selling Palm-date and Zam-Zam Water which they allegedly branded as contraband, while interviewing some people with regards to the incessant harassment, they came started assaulting me” Hassan said.

Reports reliably indicates that the customs officers snatched the Express Radio’s reporter recording, mutilated his clothes and manhandled him mercilessly.

” I was beaten with a gun on my chest by one custom operative just because I’m discharging my lawful duty” Hassan.

Recently, Customs operatives have intensifies their operations indiscriminately within nooks and crannies of Kano metropolis.

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El Zakzaky’s Persecutions, Wickedness Of The Highest Order – University Professor.



Adamu Aminu, Kano.

Professor Dahiru Yahaya of the history department, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria has attributed the longstanding detention of the Shiite leader in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky is a federal government wickedness of the highest order.

Professor Yahaya said this while briefing newsmen on Saturday in Kano.

Adding that “Shiites members are peace-loving and law-abiding citizens, but the ongoing persecutions of El-Zakzaky and his teeming followers by the federal government is a deliberate step of subduing the movement by any means necessary, which their ill-motive would not prosper”

The University Don stressed that, in view of the ailments threatening the well-being and life of Sheikh El-Zakzaky while currently in detention, it is highly imperative for the federal government to consider the request of taking him abroad to seek for urgent medical attention.

“Shiite members in Nigeria were glaringly denied their right to worship, to move freely and also prevented from voicing-out their grievances through peaceful demonstration calling for the unconditional release of leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky but instead, they were killed and maimed in broad daylight by the security operatives” he emphasised.

Professor Yahaya goes on to say that even the Idol worshippers and other various faith in Nigeria are enjoying right of worshipping and practising their beliefs without prejudice, while Shiite members are been treated as impostors in their fatherland.

The renowned historian added that it is advisable for the sake of peace and harmony to reign, the federal government must respect the previous court orders which uphold the release of the Shiekh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky unconditionally.

“Saudi Arabia was the brain behind given out these contract to destabilise Shiite movement due to its loggerhead with Iran, and Nigeria is not an exception among the countries who gave patronage to such juicy contracts of putting our movement in disarray” he assured.

Professor Dahiru Yahaya added that living in peace and harmony is what Nigerians are presently craving for, to prosper in their various endeavours and going about practising their beliefs without intimidation and stigmatisation for no obvious reason.

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