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Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Date of Birth: 25 December 1949
Place of Birth: Ganduje Village, Dawakin Tofa, Kano State

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After Tinubu opened Pandora's Box

Minister of State for Education Yusuf Tanko Sununu – a little-known gynaecologist from Kebbi State – got a spot thanks to Atiku Bagudu; Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory Mairiya Mahmud got one thanks to former Kano State governor and newly-anointed APC party chairman Abdullahi Ganduje; and Minister of Industry Trade and Investment Doris Uzoka-Anite secured a ministerial slot thanks to Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma her former boss (we hear Tinubu was rebuffed by former Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority head Uche Orji and other heavyweights he approached)...

Bankers circle the presidency

After being appointed as Emir of Kano in 2014 Sanusi clashed six years later with the governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje who contrived to dethrone him and bar him from the state (AC Vol 61 No 6 The Emir exits)...

Costly U-turn on killings

There incumbent governor Abdullahi Ganduje expected to be Tinubu's running mate in a presidential campaign is under pressure...


Two deaths that could strengthen the insurgents

Adding to the sense of the government failing to pay proper tribute to the dead officers were the widely distributed photographs of several state governors including Kano's Abdullahi Ganduje Zamfara's Bello Matawalle and Kebbi's Abubakar Atiku Bagudu conspicuously enjoying themselves at the wedding of the son of Attorney General Abubakar Malami on the same day as Attahiru's funeral...


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