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The Emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said that foreign companies were looking to ... these comments while speaking with journalists at a US-Nigeria Investment Summit held at the Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC, United States of ...
Dahiru Yahaya. Others are Engr. Mansur Ahmed, Tajuddeen Dantata, Arc. Ibrahim Haruna, Alhaji Muhtari Hassan, Alhaji Muhtari Maitama and representative of Kano Emirate Council. It would be recalled that the state government had renamed its university to Yusuf Maitama Sule University and the street ...

Speaking to newsmen in Kano on the issue, the state chairman of Tomato Out Growers Association of Nigeria (TOGAN), Alhaji Sani Danladi, said when the reports of the damage done to tomato plantations became so rampant, the leadership of the association wrote to the authorities concerned on the issue ...
Kano, Nigeria: Two suicide bombers killed three Muslim worshippers in a mosque in a northeast Nigerian town still being rebuilt after virtual ... The bombers, a man and a woman, detonated their explosives inside the mosque during morning prayers on Saturday in the town of Bama in Borno state. The pair ...
Furthermore, Sanusi is also a threat to Boko Haram because many people in Kano (Nigeria's second largest city) accord him greater respect than they do secular institutions of government. As with other traditional rulers, many Nigerians prefer to use the emir for dispute resolution rather than the civil courts.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State declared interest to seek for a second term in 2019. He insists there ... The constitution of our party has made provision for four-year term and we have to hold congresses and convention and the Nigerian constitution has also provided for that. So, we have ...

The recent improvements in Kano State that is one of the top ten states in respect of IGR were also highlighted. But my ... more to promoting national unity than former military rulers and some civilian political executives and legislators who vacuously affirm that Nigerian unity is “settled” and not negotiable.
The Chairman, Kano State House of Assembly's Standing Committee on De-congestion of Prisons, Abdulaziz Gafasa, says the assembly has offered to free 100 inmates in the two prisons in the state. Mr Gafasa, member APC, representing Ajingi Constituency, disclosed this when he led members of the ...
The Kano State Hisbah Board on Thursday said it had arrested 98 beggars in Kano metropolis for allegedly contravening the law on street begging. Malam Dahiru Nuhu, the Officer in charge of the board's anti-begging unit, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano. Nuhu said that the ...
Participants made up of the 33 grassroots football coaches chosen from Lagos and Kano States who completed the training where issued certificates of ... Premier Skills has been running in Nigeria since August 2012, building strong partnership with the Lagos State Football Association and widening its ...
Days when Kano led the nation, setting up the State Primary Education Board adopted by other states and the FG. ... keen on taking it out of the depth of despair and moving it to the next level have said it all — that there is hope yet for the North and Nigeria too, as Kano, the Giant Laboratory reawakens.
Kano State government has confirmed the outbreak of a strange killer-disease in Dungurawa Village, Dawakin Tofa Local Council, linking the development to outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM). Eight persons have been confirmed dead in the village to the strange illness within seven days after ...
A strange disease has reportedly killed at least eight persons in Dungurawa village in Dawakin-Tofa local council of Kano State. ... Meanwhile, the Lassa fever epidemic in the country has claimed 15 more lives and infected 18 more Nigerians within the last one week taking the tally to 134 deaths and 394 ...
The Kano state chapter of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has said that Nigerians will never forgive the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP)'s 16 ... He assured that the leadership approach adopted by the APC-led government was the solution to Nigerian's challenges of insecurity and high level of ...
No fewer than eight persons have been confirmed dead after a strange disease ravaged Dungurawa village, in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano State. The strange disease, report says, started about a week ago in the community and has created panic as it was said to be claiming lives almost ...
A careless declaration in Kano the other day by the Information and Culture Minister that a nebulous concept called "hate speech" would henceforth be ... The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed had at a recent Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) event in Kano State announced that ...
Kano – Kano State Government has unearthed a grand plan to lunch an offensive on some of its major markets and government facilities on fire. ... Investigation revealed that, Abdullah who posed as a terrorist was arrested after he allegedly threatened to make Kano state ungovernable like the republic of ...

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State has threatened to take legal action against the state government for allegedly using the police to ... and to ensure adequate security coverage, the party wrote to inform all relevant security agencies including the Nigeria Police and the SSS weeks ago.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state has threatened to take legal action against the state government for allegedly using the police to ... and to ensure adequate security coverage, the party wrote to inform all relevant security agencies including the Nigeria Police and the DSS weeks ago.
"We discovered that that it was the APC government in Kano state, threatened and scared by what they saw as PDP rising profile in Nigeria and indeed Kano state, decided to give us the ... "We want remind the police commissioner that he and his office belong to Nigerians not just to the APC. We in the ...
The NDLEA Commander in the state, Alhaji Hamza Umar, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Kano. ... drug traffickers from Niger Republic together with two Nigerians who specialised in trafficking illicit drugs within Nigeria, Niger and other neighbouring Arab ...
KANO —Operatives of Department of State Security, DSS, have arrested Alhaji Yunusa Adamu Dangwani, Chief of Staff of Kano State ex-governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, and one Captain Umar Abdullahi (retd) of the Nigerian Army in Kano over alleged involvement in Boko Haram scare that rocked the state ...
It works with both in-school and out-of-school girls across four states of Nigeria, Kano Kaduna, Federal Capital Territy and Lagos Metropolis. Special Adviser to Lagos State government on Education, Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh, stated that the launch of ENGINE II programme will give impetus to the vision of ...
The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board has given intending pilgrims who paid deposit up to Friday, March 16, to complete payment of their Hajj fare as it ... He explained that Kano, being one of the three designated centres for the biometric data capturing, was expected to cater for seven states in the North ...
Kano State Pilgrims' Welfare Board yesterday said it would commence biometric data capturing of about 50,000 prospective pilgrims in the North-West ... He further disclosed that the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) had allocated 5,500 Hajj seats to Kano State, pointing out that the payment ...
Kano state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Rabiu Yusuf, on Wednesday charged twelve officers and men of the Command who were elevated to new ranks to be more committed to their responsibilities to the Nigeria Police Force and the nation. Rabiu Yusuf, who spoke during the decoration of the newly ...
The Kano State Government has pledged to develop a strategic plan for strengthening maternal health and routine immunisation in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabiru Getso, said this at the opening of a two-day training on Wednesday in Kano. The commissioner who was represented ...
Salihu said the “groups would initiate series of actions and campaigns, allowable by the law, to ensure that indigenes of Kano State enjoy, as of right, no less than 70 percent job opportunities in all private businesses, financial institution and banks locatedin the state.” He further assured that “we shall liaise ...
The governor said there was need for Federal Government to drop some of its responsibilities to the state and the states should also drop some of their responsibilities to the local governments. Ganduje also said that the greatest asset of the state was its population and the government would utilise it to ...
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Ntufam Mba Ukweni, has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Kano State for a wedding. He regretted that while Nigerians were crying over the abduction of 110 Secondary Schools' girls in Yobe State, President Buhari and others including over twenty ...
@Bar_Baric: President Buhari is in Kano for the wedding of Fatima Ganduje, daughter of Kano State Governor. The same Buhari couldn't visit Benue & Taraba where many Nigerians were killed by Fulani Herdsmen, he's yet to visit Dapchi where over 100 girls were kidnapped by boko haram.
According to a statement by Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Monday in Kano, each of the 44 local government areas of the state would have 10 kilometres of roads completed. It added that the State Commissioner for Rural and Community ...
Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has again called on all Fulani herdsmen resident in other parts of the country to move to his state. He stated that Kano has vast ... Ganduje further lamented that Fulani herdsmen of Kano origin move to other states in search of greener pasture. He spoke yesterday while ...
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has sealed 96 filling stations in Kano and Jigawa States for committing various offences from December ... Abubakar, however, attributed the current fuel shortage in Kano and Jigawa to inadequate supply of the commodity from the Nigerian National ...
Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on the Nigerian Chambers of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture ( KACCIMA ) to woo Nigerians in the Diaspora to come and invest in the country. The appeal was made in a statement by Alhaji Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in ...
Dada described the polls as “setback and a disgrace to democracy in Nigeria'' and advised that the Nigerian electoral process should not be allowed to derail its ... “Notice is hereby given to Kano State Independent Electoral Commission and security agencies to investigate the under-age voting and take ...
ABUJA – In spite of the fact that it did not conduct last Saturday's local government election in Kano state, the Independent National Electoral Commission ... The eligibility for registration as a voter in Nigeria is clearly defined in Section 12 (1) of the Electoral Act. This includes citizenship, residence and the ...
According to Mr. Ologbondiyan, the videos and pictures are showing underage persons thumb-printing ballot papers and casting their votes during the last Saturday local government elections in Kano state. He said Nigerians had since lost confidence in the INEC. Mr. Ologbondiyan said reviewing the voter ...
Labour unions under the auspices of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC ) and Joint Public Service Negotiation Council (JNC) ... He also bemoaned the non-payment of outstanding eight and four months salary arrears of Kano State Senior Secondary Management Board ...
Ashade said: “Globally, inter-state and regional partnerships are fast becoming benchmarks and leading practices for economic growth and development. Equipped with this knowledge, the governments of Lagos and Kano states, under the visionary and able leadership of their Excellences – Mr.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Nigerians have lost confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for attempting to cover ... of underage voting that emerged from the just concluded local polls in Kano State did not relate to any election it conducted or had responsibility for.
ABUJA—The fidelity of the outcome of last Saturday's local government elections in Kano State is now in question, following the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to dissociate itself from incidences of underage voting, which was allegedly a prominent feature in the exercise.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AA) – At least 22 students were killed in a road mishap in Nigeria's northwestern Kano state on Tuesday, police said. Students were from Government Secondary School Misau in Bauchi State. “A bus carrying school students collided with a truck that resulted in the deaths of 22 students, ...
Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has described trending photos and videos of children voting in last Saturday's local government election in the state as “propaganda” by his political opponents. The governing All Progressives Congress, APC, won 100 per cent of all chairmanship and councillor ...
The Kano State Government is to spend over N200 million for the construction of 100 houses for flood victims of Ganduje village in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Ahmad in Kano on Thursday, said the ...
A mentally deranged man, aged 43, simply identified as Auwalu Magaji, was last week Saturday beheaded by unknown persons at a makeshift (Mai shayi joint) at Tamburawa, Kura Local Government Area at the outskirts of Kano metropolis. According to our source, Haladu Gundutse Mohammed, who is a ...
Fire razes GSM market in Kano. Published. on. February 9, 2018. By. Fikayo Olowolagba. No fewer than 30 temporary shops were on Thursday destroyed following an early morning fire outbreak near the GSM market at Farm Centre in Kano. The spokesman of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, disclosed this ...
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and two other Unions in Kano State have threatened warning strike over alleged persistent deduction of workers' salary. The NLC Chairman in Kano, Kabiru Minjibir disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday after a meeting with the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and ...
BUA Group has announced plans to construct a N7.5billion specialist hospital in Kano State. This was disclosed by the Executive Chairman/CEO of BUA, Abdulsamad Rabiu, during a courtesy visit by the Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to BUA Group's Corporate Headquarters in Lagos, ...
Kano State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted angrily to the verdict delivered by a Kano State High Court on Tuesday over the ... should not expect PDP to pay “such an exorbitant amount under the current harsh economic situation which the APC-led government put Nigerians.”.


 

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