Police nab man with 106 mobile phones in Kano

September 27, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A suspected serial mobile phone thief, Ibrahim Adamu, has been nabbed in Kano state with 106 mobile phones. In a statement confirming his arrest, the Kano state police spokesperson, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa, said the command was following up on a Public outcry received from the coordinators of Dansulaika GSM Market, Farm Center, Kano. Recall that unknown persons had on Monday broke Read More

Observations on the Kano-Maradi railway project

September 27, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The Minister of Transportation, Senator Sa’idu Alkali, has testified that the Kano-Daura-Maradi railway project which took-off during the APC-led administration of past President Muhammadu Buhari is going on smoothly. This is pleasing. The Minister reportedly drove along the cleared path for the rail tracks from Dawanau to Kazaure emirate. The project monitoring trip appropriately ended at the University of Transportation, Read More

Group to Kano politicians: Don’t drag Justice Anya into your dirty games

September 26, 2023 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Northern Youth for Justice and Fairness (NYJF) has condemned in strong terms the recent attack on the Kano state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal panelist, Justice Benson Anya The group said through its publicity director, Malam Kabir Abdullahi, in a statement signed Monday in Kano that Justice Anya is a refined bureaucrat who knows his onus, “The Justice Anya that Read More

Breaking: 24-hour curfew imposed on Kano after tribunal judgement on governorship election

September 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A 24-hour curfew has been declared in Kano State, after the judgment of the election petitions tribunal sacking the state governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf. The Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Usaini Gumel, disclosed this in a statement he personally signed. He said a combined team of security operatives have been dispatched across the city to enforce the curfew. In view of Read More

Father ‘kills’ daughter over preference for male child

September 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A 28-year-old man, Misbahu Salisu, has allegedly killed his daughter. He allegedly poisoned his day old baby daughter over his preference for a male child. A statement issued in Kano by the Deputy Commander General, Operations, Kano State Hisbah Board Mujahid Aminudeen, Friday, said the culprit who lives in Doka Baici, Tofa local government area, has been arrested. Aminudeen said Read More

After threatening Tribunal Judges, Kano governor sacks Commissioner

September 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kano state governor, Abba Kabir, has sacked the state commissioner for Land and Physical Planning, Adamu Aliyu Kibiya, for threatening Judges of the Tribunal. The governor also sacked the Special Adviser on Youth and Sports, Yusuf Imam, for his ‘unguarded and disrespectful statements’ against the vice president Kashim Shettima. A statement by the state commissioner for Information, Baba Halilu Dantiye Read More

Kano revokes certificates of all private schools

August 14, 2023 Ibrahim Hamisu 0

The Kano state government weekend said all certificates of private schools operating in the state have been revoked with immediate effect. Special Adviser to the governor on Private and Voluntary Institutions, Baba Abubakar Umar, announced this at a meeting with the proprietors of the private schools Saturday. Umar said all the schools were expected to collect new registration form to Read More

Fire destroys shops in Kano market

July 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Fire has destroyed some shops at Kasuwar Rimi Market in Kano. The spokesman of Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, said 10 shops were destroyed in the fire which occurred at about 8.40 pm on Wednesday. “We received a distress call from one Magaji Umar that there was fire outbreak at the market where they sell mattresses, beds and carpentry Read More

Kano: Provide evidence for N10bn CCTV camera loan project, Ganduje challenges CSO

July 18, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The immediate past administration of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in Kano state has described as misleading and untrue a story been circulated that it obtained a N10 billion loan for the installation of Close Circuit Camara (CCTV) project in the metropolitan area of the state. In a statement released Tuesday in Abuja, former Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs in Read More

Kano gov Kabir Yusuf mourns Bebeji LG chair

July 12, 2023 brahim Hamisu 0

The governor of Kano state, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, has expressed grief over the death of Bebeji local government chairman, Alhaji Sani Kanti Ranka. Alhaji Sani died last Friday night after a brief illness. This was contained in a statement signed by the press secretary to the deputy governor, Ibrahim Garba Shuaibu, on behalf of the state Governor, Abba Kabir Read More

Halt ongoing demolition in Kano, group begs Abba Gida Gida

July 12, 2023 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Good Governance Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, has called on the Kano state government to put a stop to the demolition spree it had embarked upon since the inception of the administration of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf (aka Abba Gida Gida). In a communiqué made available to newsmen at the end of a one day good governance appraisal summit held Read More

Man drags in-laws to court for ‘taking his wife’

June 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A Kano resident, identified as Kabiru Muhammad, has dragged his in-laws to court for allegedly taking his wife. He dragged the in-laws before a Shariah court in the state on Wednesday. The plaintiff brought three of his wife’s relatives, Ali Dan Abba, Hadiza Dan Abba, and Haruna Bala Dangwauro, before the court in Kano Municipal’s Hotoro Masallachi district. The wife Read More

Breaking: Court nullifies Alex Otti, others’ candidature

May 19, 2023 Admin III 0

The candidacy of the Abia State Governor-elect, Dr. Alex Otti, has been invalidated by Justice M.N. Yunusa presiding over a Federal High Court in Kano state. Justice Yunusa nullified the candidacies of all individuals who participated in the 2023 general elections on the platform of the Labour Party (LP) in Abia and Kano States. The court publicly disclosed a copy Read More

The task before Kano governor-elect

April 5, 2023 Lawan Isa Bagwai 0

The mandate given to the Governor-elect of Kano state, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, by the people demonstrated the confidence the electorate reposed in him to govern the state in the next four years, from May 29. This mandate is by no means an honour done to him and the people expect a positive change in the administration of our great Read More

Fears as killings, kidnapping escalate in Kaduna, Kogi, Kano, Niger

 A sudden surge in security concerns recently came to limelight in Kaduna, Kano, Niger, Kogi, Delta and Osun states with killings and kidnapping dominating the affected states.   In Kaduna for instance, the state government confirmed the abduction of eight students of Government Day Secondary School, Awon and other residents in Kachia local government area by gunmen suspected to be Read More

In Kano, Ganduje hits back at governor-elect over loan request advisory

April 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has slammed governor-elect, Abba Yusuf, over loan request advisory. Recall that Abba had cautioned lenders against issuing the Kano State Government any more loans without his consent. Ganduje, while responding on Saturday, said, “It is a practical indication and a practical symbol that their leadership has no sense of direction because that kind of advisory Read More

Wait until you’re sworn-in, Kano government responds to governor-elect advisory

March 31, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

…Ganduje still remains the governor Kano state government has called on Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as governor-elect to exercise patience and desist from issuing official pronouncement in form of public advisory in order not to cause unnecessary confusion in the state. This is contained in a statement issued by the commissioner for Read More

At last, Kano man accused of marrying minor speaks up

March 24, 2023 Admin III 0

A 60-year-old man, based in Kano, Aminu Danmaliki, who allegedly married an 11-year-old girl, has revealed the real age of his wife. Speaking on Thursday, in a post on Facebook, Danmaliki said his wife is 21-year old. He wrote, “My recent marriage with Sakina has generated a lot of tension and unfounded allegations that I married an underage girl. Some Read More

Brace up for possible breach of peace, Kano government urges police, other security organs

March 16, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state government has called on police and other security agencies to brace up for a possible breach of law and order, as available information indicate that a demonstration has been planned from tomorrow by some disgruntled elements in the state. The state commissioner information and internal affairs, Malam Muhammad Garba, who made the assertion in a statement, charged the Read More

The innovation in Kano health care delivery

February 21, 2023 Sani Garba Mohammed, 0

Kano State Primary Health Care Management Board was created in 2012 to regulate and streamline all healthcare services at the primary/grassroots level for the overall development of the health sector and in line with the provision of Primary Health Care Under One Roof, PHCUOR. Dr. Tijjani Hussaini, the executive secretary of the board, has modernised and transformed the board into Read More

Kano: Imbibe business skills for robust economy, NDE tells BBT beneficiaries

February 10, 2023 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Director General National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo has called on 65 Basic Business Training (BBT) beneficiaries to rise to the challenge of embracing business management skills for a sound and robust economic growth. Speaking at a ceremony of Basic Business Training (BBT) held at the Directorate’s state office in Kano, Tuesday, Fikpo stated that most Read More

Kano state sues FG over naira redesign policy

February 10, 2023 Admin III 0

The Kano state government has filed a suit against the federal government and the Central Bank of Nigeria, at the Supreme Court over the naira redesign.In suit number: SC/CS/200/2023, the Kano State Attorney General, through his Counsel, Sunusi Musa, SAN, is asking the apex court to declare that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), cannot unilaterally direct the CBN Read More