I’m not meddling in Kano elections – Tinubu

By Lucy Osuizigbo All Progressives Congress National Leader, Sen.  Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday refuted rumours that he was in Kano and meddling in the state’s rescheduled elections. Tinubu in a statement said he had not been in Kano at any point during the conduct of the elections. A copy of the statement was made available […]

Kano recruits 1, 196 female teachers (About Time)

By Abdulmumin Murtala Kano State government has approved the recruitment of 1,196 female teachers that hold the National Certificate of Education, NCE, across the state. File: teachers This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Muhammad Garba, while briefing newsmen in the state. The state government, therefore, directed the Local Government […]

Kano, Katsina account for 30% of malnourished children in Nigeria, says UNICEF

  Fred Ezeh, Abuja United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), on Thursday, confirmed that Kano and Katsina states account for over 30 percent of children affected with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in Nigeria. Both states are among the states in Nigeria with high population. Katsina has produced twin Nigerian presidents and Kano prides itself as Nigeria’s […]

Kwankwaso loyalists accuse Presidency of destabilising Kano APC

— 23rd December 2017 From: Desmond Mgboh, Kano As the standoff between the Presidency and the immediate past Governor of Kano State, Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso deepens, members of Kwankwassiya Movement have accused the Presidency of destabilizing the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The members, who are part of a faction of the […]

Gunmen Kidnap House of Rep Member on Abuja-Kaduna Road

– A member of the House of Representatives Hon. Garba Durbunde has been abducted. Durbunde who is representing Sumaila/Takai Federal constituency of Kano State, North West Nigeria was reportedly abducted Tuesday along Kaduna-Jere Road while travelling from Abuja to Kano. The abductors are said to have contacted the Lawmaker’s family. Meanwhile, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of […]

Kano: Woman sets husband, self ablaze weeks after wedding

Tragedy struck in the ancient city of Kano on Monday when a newly wedded woman set her husband and herself ablaze in Kano over alleged infidelity. The woman was said to have lit a petrol keg in their No 54 Middle Road residence in the Sabon Gari area of the city, which exploded, engulfing herself […]

BBC apologises to Emir Sanusi over alleged N6b Emirate fund scam publication

The British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, has apologised to the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, over reports it published claiming the Emir was connected with a financial recklessness that took place with the Kano Emirate fund. Recall that on April 24, the corporation had published a report claiming that the Emir was under probe by […]

Picture: Kano anti-graft agency seizes ex-commissioner’s hospital

Sealed: New Age Diabetic Clinic Dorayi Babba, owned by former Kano State Commissioner for Health, sealed by Kano State Public Complaints And Anti-Corruption Commission he Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has sealed a hospital belonging to a former Commissioner for Health in the state over alleged theft of 533,000 dollars (about N163 million). […]

Sanusi plans law barring poor Kano men from polygamy

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, says he is on the verge of proposing a law which will restrict poor men in the emirate from marrying many wives. Sanusi said this in Abuja on Sunday at the 50th anniversary of the death of Ambasador Isa Wali, a former Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana who […]

Ex-US envoy warns Lagos, Kano against Boko Haram attacks

Bayo Akinloye A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has warned that Boko Haram terrorists will likely regroup, becoming more radical, violent and may attack Kano and Lagos states. The former diplomat noted that the division in the terrorist group might not degrade its ability to launch deadly attacks. Campbell said, “It should […]

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