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 […]

Recover stolen funds, prosecute looters, Sanusi tells Buhari

Muhammadu Sanusi Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has advised the Federal Government not only to recover looted funds from individuals and groups, but should also prosecute culprits to serve as a deterrent to others. He gave the advice in a lecture he delivered on the deregulation of the downstream oil […]

Igbo woman beheaded in Kano over Blasphemy

– Saharareporter Angry Muslims youths in Kano on Thursday evening decapitated a woman trader over allegations that she blasphemed Prophet Muhammad. The victim, who was said to be of Igbo extraction was accused of blasphemy during a religious argument at Wambai market. The woman, who sells plastics at the local market was in the company […]

The Kano State Hisbah Board said it had arrested 31 young girls for alleged involvement in immoral acts

 Malam Sani Tanko, the Public Relations Officer of the board, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Friday that the suspects were apprehended in a Hotel during a special operation at Sabon Gari area in Kano metropolis. “All the 31 arrested suspects were females and mostly teenagers. “Our men were able to […]

Kidnapped child bride Ese Oruru freed, to undergo medical tests

Kinapped child bride Ese Oruru freed, to undergo medical tests 14-year-old Ese Oruru has been rescued from Kano State where she had been taken to by her paedophile captor, Yinusa, aka Yellow. Ese, who was abducted on August 12, 2015, converted to Islam and forcefully married by Yinusa, was on Monday released to the police […]

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