Protest in Kano as police allegedly tortured 17-year-old boy to death

Ted Odogwu, Kano Hundreds of youths on Monday protested the alleged death of a 17-year-old boy, Seifuela Dahiru, in the Kano police custody. They alleged that Dahiru was killed on Sunday night by men of the Nigeria Police Force. Seifuela, a resident of the Kofa Mata area of Kano, was reportedly watching movies on his […]

Blasphemy: Kano musician appeals death sentence; sues Ganduje

Yahaya Shariff-Aminu Yahaya Shariff-Aminu, who was sentenced to death for blaspheming Prophet Mohammed, has filed a notice of appeal. Shariff-Aminu was sentenced to death by an Upper Sharia Court on August 10, 2020. He was given 30 days to file an appeal and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje expressed readiness to sign his death warrant once timeline […]

NAFDAC destroyed drugs, counterfeit products worth N3.2 bn in Kano

By Rabiu Sani The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it destroyed fake drugs and counterfeit products worth N3.2 billion in Kano State in the last two years. Mr Shaba Mohammed, the state’s Coordinator of the Agency, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday […]

Blasphemy: I will sign death warrant if necessary- Gov. Ganduje

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says he will sign the execution warrant of a 30-year-old man, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, sentenced to death by hanging by an Upper Shari’a Court in the state. Aminu was sentenced to death by the Court after his conviction of blasphemous remarks against Prophet Muhammad, under Section 382 (b) of the […]

CAN’T BEAR IT: Kano man commits suicide after girlfriend dumped him

  By Agency Reporter A 22 year-old man has committed suicide in Kano, after his girlfriend dumped him to follow another man. The jilted man was identified as Ashiru Musa Danrimi, a member of the Neighbourhood Watch, in Kadawa ward, Ungogo local government. His girlfriend was identified as Umi Muhammad. According to reports, Danrimi felt […]

Video: Ex Senator Dino Melaye prays Holy Ghost fire to consume opponents, and COVID-19 curse on governors at Obaseki’s rally

(NNP) The political drama of Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s defection to PDP and the pervasive animus between the PDP and the APC, continued on Saturday with former PDP Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, entering the fray. In a rally attended by PDP big wigs to gather support for Gov. Obaseki’s reelection, Dino Melaye, surprised supporters at […]

Kano announces total easing of lockdown

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state. By Muhammad Nur Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has announced a total easing of the lockdown imposed on the state to check spread of the COVID-19. Ganduje made the announcement on Thursday in Kano while briefing newsmen on the COVID-19 pandemic at Government House, Kano. He said, however, […]

COVID-19: FG says situation in Kano stabilised

By Abujah Racheal The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Friday said the epidemic situation in Kano had stabilised, attributing this to the good relationship between the visiting Federal task team and Kano State Task force on COVID-19. Ehanire said this at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 daily press briefing in Abuja He […]

COVID-19: FG okays 5 states, FCT for WHO’s clinical trials

By Omeiza Ajayi • Warns patients against attacking health workers • To subject ‘Madagascar’s cure’ to analysis; over 27,000 tests conducted so far • We’re not aware, but clinical trial is a normal process – NMA President The Federal Government has enrolled the Federal Capital Territory, FCT as well as Lagos, Ogun, Kano, Kaduna and […]

Assistant Police Commissioner dies in Kano

Atiku Nagodi By Bashir Bello An Assistant Police Commissioner in Kano State, Atiku Nagodi has been reported dead.Nagodi died on Monday at the age of 54 years after a brief illness. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna confirmed the death. DSP Haruna said, “He did not die of coronavirus. He died from a […]

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