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Ironically, the founder of the Maitatsine sect, Alhaji Mohammed (Muhammadu) Marwa was not a Nigerian. He migrated from the town of Marwa (Maroua) in northern Cameroon to Kano State in 1945. In Kano, he was known for his controversial teachings of the ...
Conducting journalists round the confiscated illicit drugs yesterday at the state command of the agency, commander of the NDLEA in Kano, Hamza Umar, revealed that two suspects, including the driver were arrested in police uniforms. According to Hamza ...
The Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has called on his Ndigbo kinsmen to stop wasting resources in developing other land.
... underemployed). Many Nigerians still see their booming population as a source of national pride. But the reality is hard to dispute.
In its bid to enhance the business of Hausa films through cinemas across the Sub-Saharan countries, the Kano State Censorship Board (KSCB) has organised an interactive workshop for filmmakers and stakeholders in Kano recently, to enlighten ...
The Emir of Kano State in Nigeria, Mallam Mahammadu Sanusi II, has taken a swipe at conservative Muslims leaders who discourage attitudes and activities that would enliven people of Islamic faith.
El-Rufai, who was accompanied by APC's National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, Kano State Governor, Alh. Umar Ganduje and his Zamfara State counterpart and Chairman of the Nigeria's Governors Forum, Alh. Abdullazeez Abubakar Yari, as well ...
This is exactly what occurred when Choice International Group in partnership with the Nigerian Governors Forum brought together 15 State Governors from Nigeria with Presidents of some of the largest Conglomerates in China for the first Nigeria-China ...
In its bid to enhance the business of Hausa films through cinemas across the Sub-Saharan countries, the Kano State Censorship Board (KSCB) has organised an interactive workshop for filmmakers and stakeholders in Kano recently, to enlighten ...
The Kano State government has initiated the establishment of 13 computer-based registration and examination centers in its tertiary institutions to meet the standard of JAMB and similar e-based programmes.
Abeokuta - The Kano State contingent Saturday night emerged overall winners of the second edition of the Ogun State -organized African Drums Festival in Abeokuta, the state capital. Thousands of drums enthusiasts and both local and international ...
The Kano State Emirate Council on Monday defended itself over an allegation of financial recklessness, saying it is not true that it has spent over N6 billion in less than three years since former governor of central bank of Nigeria, Muhammadu Sanusi, ...
By Stella Iyaji (Abuja) and Yusha'u Ibrahim (Kano) | Publish Date: Apr 23 2017 3:10PMThe Kano State Public Complaints and anti-corruption Commission has opened an investigation into the accounts of the Kano Emirate Council over allegations of ...
The state government, through the Hisbah Board, and in collaboration with the Kano State Agency for the Control of AIDS (KSACA), also said that when the drafting of the bill is completed, the two organisations would submit it to the state House of ...
The recently launched Operation HARBIN KUNAMA II by the Nigerian army in Southern part of Kaduna State which will cover some forests in Bauchi, Kano and Plateau States has started to yield the desired result as troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army ...
When Kano State Deputy Governor Hafiz Abubakar told intending pilgrims on July 16, 2016 during a workshop that the state government had paid N460 million accommodation subsidy for them, they were all elated. The 5,600 pilgrims were even happier when ...
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu,who accompanied the minister, said Buhari thanked the people of the state for their profuse prayers and good wishes in the period he was away for treatment in London.
Hunger In The Land children pictured eating from dustbin in Nigeria. Heartbreaking pictures of young children eating from a dustbin in Kano State has led many Nigerians to tears over the hunger in the land. Published: 21.04.2017; Isaac Dachen. Print ...
The second Kano Economic and Investment Summit earlier slated to hold this month has been rescheduled to hold May 23 and 24, this year, BusinessDay ...
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says 43 victims of human trafficking have been rescued in Katsina and Kano States.
Recent uproar amongst some members of the elite in northern geopolitical zones of Nigeria following remarks made by the Emir of Kano, His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, missed or deliberately ignored a central message that, many states in the northern ...
Daily Trust: My column of 16th June 2014 was entitled "Sanusi II and the Prospects of Radical Emirship".
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP), Kano Zone, said it had rescued no fewer than 69 victims of ...
Kano State government has established 13 computer-based registration and examination centres in its tertiary institutions to meet the standard of JAMB and other e-based empowerment programmes.
A National Committee for Buhari Support Groups (NCBSG) has been inaugurated in the commercial city of Kano, in what seems an attempt to re-strengthened the support base of the President Buhari which is gradually weakening as a result of challenges of ...
Ace Constitutional lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), has claimed that previous censuses conducted since the amalgamation of the northern and southern ...
The Kano State Agency for the Control of AIDS (KSACA), has pledged more support to public and private health facilities engaged in HIV/AIDS programmes.
Kano State government has announced a new design meant to ensure prompt payment of the up-keep of her sponsored students in foreign institutions.
Speaking during a media briefing the Chairman Organising Committee engineer Ibrahim Khalil Inuwa lamented how Kano was left behind as against previous years when the state was among the states at the forefront in the industrial sector. He added that ...
A National Committee for Buhari Support Groups (NCBSG) has been inaugurated in the commercial city of Kano, in what seems an attempt to re-strengthened the support base of the President Buhari which is gradually weakening as a result of challenges of ...
Ojukwu's design for a Biafra that included ethnic minorities in the East, who now felt better in their own states within a greater Nigeria. In newly-created Kano State in 1967, military Governor Audu Bako relied on civil servants for information about ...
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno State says one of two suspected teenage suicide bombers it apprehended at the Kano motor park in Maiduguri is a former wife of Mamman Nur, a factional leader of the Boko Haram terror ...
Here in this country, less than two years ago, a Northern Muslim man from Kano State who goes by the name Yunusa Dahiru (alias Yellow) kidnapped an under-aged Christian girl named Ese Oruru from Bayelsa State. And to prove that a child sent to steal by ...
Nigerian police have reportedly used live bullets to disperse protesters demanding the release of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the revered leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). Local media in Kaduna State said a peaceful protest held on Tuesday ...
The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has called on religious and political leaders in northern Nigeria to do more in addressing the twin issues of poverty and illiteracy in the region.
Meanwhile, a recent survey conducted under the auspices of Development Research and Projects Centre (dRPC) has shown that Kano State education Resource Department (KERD) has only 280 craft teachers for 77,299 students in secondary schools.
Former Kano State Governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau has applauded the President Muhammadu Buhari's anti graft war, saying that "it is what most Nigerians have been yearning for." According to him "Anyone who acquired wealth through illegal or ...
by Reno Omokri. Two Governors of Kano State have inadvertently exposed the smoking gun proving that contrary to the Electoral Act, No.6 of 2010 (as amended), foreigners were illegally used to win elections in Kano and other states. On April 13 2015 ...
The frequency of borrowing by the federal and state governments has become a source of worry to many analysts who sound a note of caution that the country may be heading for another debt trap.
Muslims and Christians on Saturday met in Kaduna to mark the Easter, as part of efforts to promote unity, tolerance and understanding among members of ...
Dear sir: The vituperative outburst attributed to Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State in reply to a statement by Emir Sanusi of Kano regarding the Governor's lackadaisical response to the current outbreak of Meningitis in Zamfara is both sad and ...
Two Governors of Kano State have inadvertently exposed the smoking gun proving that contrary to the Electoral Act, No.6 of 2010 (as amended), foreigners were ...
The incessant, unrestrained, no-holds-barred public commentaries that are becoming some sort of trademark of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, are nothing short of an ill affliction. However, unlike in illnesses where a physician is required to ...
One person lost his life while several houses were destroyed following a heavy down pour in Kura local government area of Kano State. One of the victims, Malam Lawan Salisu, told the news agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Saturday that the incident ...
He said there were many markets such as Kwari textile market in Kano metropolis which the state government could expand.
The Kano monarch advised the group to transform itself from one defined by the narrow focus on an incident to one that addresses the broader social reality of African women, and particularly women in Nigeria, especially the North.
Nigeria does not rely on or have a reliable citizenship database. Anybody who can speak perfect Hausa can claim to be from most states in Northern Nigeria. What is to prevent foreign-born almajiris of non-Nigerian parentage from running for office from ...
One person lost his life while several houses were destroyed following a heavy down pour in Kura local government area of Kano State.
"The Command also, use this medium to wish all Christian Faithful and good citizens of Nigeria residing in Kano State happy and peaceful Easter Celebrations and urge them to pray for the continued peace, tranquillity and prosperity of the State and our ...


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