On the Kano mass wedding

October 17, 2023 Mubarak Shuaybu Shelleng 0

The Kano state government’s initiative to embark on mass marriage is commendable and worthy of emulation, especially by other northern states of the federation. A great number of people are unable to get married due to financial reasons, especially with the rich cultural practices enforced in the process of getting married such as huge amounts for dowry, heavyweight and expensive Read More

Kano weds 1,800 couples

October 14, 2023 Admin III 0

The Kano state government, on Friday, officiated the tying of the knot of not fewer than 1,800 couples under the mass wedding scheme sponsored by the government in the state. The occasion which took place at the Emir of Kano’s palace was graced by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf, National Leader of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Dr. Rabiu Kwankwaso, Read More

On the Kano-Maradi railway project

October 6, 2023 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta, 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

Kano: Again, Abba Gida makes fresh appointments

October 4, 2023 Admin III 0

Kano state Governor, Abba Gida Yusuf, has approved the appointments of heads of parastatal in the state. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanusi DawakinTofa, on Wednesday, the appointment was pursuant to the quest of placing appropriate hands to improve good governance. Those appointed are as follows:Salisu A. Kabo, Director General, Youth Empowerment; Dr. Hamisu Sadi Ali, Director Read More

Again, Ganduje hits Kwankwaso

September 28, 2023 Admin III 0

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Ganduje, has described the 2023 presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, as a ‘professional failure’ who specializes in deceiving people. Speaking in Abuja at the party’s national secretariat while hosting the NNPP governorship candidate in the 2023 election, Haliru Dauda Jika, who formally defected Read More

Popular prophet drops fresh predictions on Kano, Ondo, Edo politics

September 28, 2023 Admin III 0

The spiritual head of the Wisdom Church of Christ International, Prophet Bisi Olujobi, has spoken on Ondo, Edo and Kano states politics. The prophet on Thursday said the embattled Ondo deputy governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, would find it hard to succeed Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in 2024. He further prayed for Akeredolu to conclude his tenure, recalling how he had earlier advised Aiyedatiwa to Read More

Kano’s political dislocation and  reconstruction mantra

September 28, 2023 Abdu Abdullahi  0

Two elephants are fighting; of course, the grass is suffering and will continue to suffer until the battle is over. This is the Kano political metaphor, entangled in fierce attacks by two uncompromising political antagonists, each striving to impose a political empire and become an emperor. Eventually, Kano is the unwarranted victim of perpetrated animosity. It’s a self-destruction thriller of Read More

Police nab man with 106 mobile phones in Kano

September 27, 2023 Admin III 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 Admin III 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 Admin III 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 Admin III 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 Admin III 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 Admin III 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 Admin III 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