Tuesday, June 22, 2021


Kano State

Police arrest kidnapper who killed 8-year-old girl after collecting N500,000 ransom in Kano

The Kano State Police Command says its operatives have arrested a 24-year-old kidnap suspect, Habibu Sale, who abducted and killed eight-year-old girl, Asiya Tasiu in Chikawa village, Gabasawa Local Government Area of the state.

RUGA: Kano govt to build 500 houses for cattle herders – Official

The Kano State Government plans to build 500 modern houses in Kiru Local government Area as a Rural Grazing Area, RUGA, settlement for cattle herders.

COVID-19: 2 NYSC members test positive in Kano

Aisha Tata, the NYSC coordinator in Kano State says two new corps members out of the 826 posted to the state have tested positive for COVID-19.

JSS1, SS1 Students in Kano to resume classes Nov. 16 — Commissioner

The Kano State Government has approved November 16, for full resumption  of Junior Secondary School, JSS-1 and Senior Secondary SS-1 Students’ academic activities in both public and private schools in the state.

10 Kano inmates seeking admission into NOUN – Controller

Ten inmates of the Nigeria Correctional Service, NCS, in Kano State have applied for admission into the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Kano Fire Service saves 132 lives, N16.5m property in October

The Kano State Fire Service says it saved 132 lives and property worth N16.5 million in 41 fire incidents in the state in October.

Emir Sanusi warns politicians against arming youths

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has advised politicians in the country against arming youths during electioneering campaigns.

Ganduje campaigns for Buhari in Kano, promises 5m votes for President

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has flagged-off his campaign train with a call on the electorate to vote massively for President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming presidential election.

Kano Assembly to amend State’s Criminal Justice Law

The Kano State House says it is ready to amend the state administration of criminal justice law to prevent suspects from being prosecuted and sentenced from alleged confessional statements.

Gandujegate: 43 lawyers offer to defend DAILY NIGERIAN publisher

No fewer than 43 Human Rights lawyers have already indicated interest to stand for Jaafar Jaafar and Daily Nigerian in court over a N3 billion suit filed by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano against Mr Jaafar and his online newspaper.

Ganduje promises hitch-free elections in Kano

The Kano State Government has pledged to support any move that would lead to a hitch-free 2019 general election for the sustenance of the nation’s democracy.

President Buhari mourns Shehu Azare

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Governments and people of Kano and Bauchi States over the death of a famous businessman in Kano, Shehu Azare.

Drug Abuse: NDLEA screens 4 Ganduje commissioners

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Kano Command has screened four commissioner nominees recently appointed by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State.

Ganduje disowns supporters that clashed with opposition, orders probe into ‘bloody’ incident

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has disowned his supporters who reportedly clashed with the opposition supporters at Ganduje town in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state.

120,000 Kano rice farmers to benefit from CBN’s Anchor Borrower programme

No fewer than 120, 000 rice farmers in Kano State would benefit from the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrower programme for this year’s dry season farming.

3 die, 2 injured as Ganduje supporters clash in governor’s hometown

At least three persons have been killed while two others were critically injured as supporters of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, clashed with the opposition in his hometown, Ganduje in Dawakin Tofa Local Government area of the state. 

Ganduje awards contract for construction of N2.4bn cancer centre in Kano

Kano State government has awarded a contract for the construction of a state-of-the-art centre for the treatment of cancer diseases at the Muhammadu Buhari Specialists Hospital in the state.

President Buhari mourns AVM Hamza Abdullahi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday condoled with the government and people of Jigawa over the death of former Governor of Kano State, retired Air Vice Marshal Hamza Abdullahi.

Shagari led an iconic life worthy of emulation – Zaura

Kano State Governorship Candidate of the Green Party of Nigeria, GPN, Abdulsalam Abdulkareem Zaura, has registered his condolence to the family of the late Shehu Shagari, who died last week Friday at the National Hospital, Abuja.

Kano Assembly passes N219.9bn budget for 2019

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday passed into law the 2019 budget of over N219.97 billion presented by the state governor, Abdullahi...

Kano Assembly suspends KASCO MD for failing to appear for budget defense 

Kano State House of Assembly on Monday suspended the Managing Director of Kano Agricultural Supply Company, KASCO, Mohammed Inuwa, for his refusal to appear...

Ganduje nominates 4 commissioners

The Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has sent a letter to the state Assembly seeking its approval for the appointment of four nominees as...

Masari establishes 30 health care centres in Katsina

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State said on Thursday that his administration has established 30 Comprehensive Health Centres across the state in the last three years to increase access to health care services.

Man who impregnated 15-year-old sister in Kano confesses, says ‘it was the work of devil’

By Muhammad Bashir Residents of Gagarawa community, a suburb of Madobi Local Government Area of Kano State, were stunned with the news that one Badamasi...

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