Tag: Kano State

EditorMay 31, 2021

20 popular billboards in Kano

Think back to a time when you cruised around town, enjoying the scenery and you came upon a billboard. Now, ...

Michael IsaacNovember 9, 2020

The Kano government may be imposing Sharia law on non-Muslims and we’re worried

Reports indicate that the Kano State Hisbah Board has destroyed well over 1,975,000 bottles of beer- worth over N200 million. ...

Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 17, 2020

13-year-old’s Umar Farouq’s sentence is one reason every Nigerian state should domesticate the Child Rights Act

“It is up to today’s generation to demand that world leaders from government, business and communities end child rights violations ...

Michael IsaacAugust 11, 2020

The death sentence of Yahaya Aminu Sharif proves that Sharia law targets poor, ordinary Nigerians

A Sharia court in Kano on Monday sentenced a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Aminu Sharif to death by hanging. Yahaya’s crime ...

Michael IsaacMay 22, 2020

The KadunaVsKano war on Twitter is what happens when the center cannot hold

Nigeria Twitter is very popular for its ‘dragging’, a phenomenon where a selected group of people target another group for ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 22, 2017

“No harm will ever come to a Northerner in the East” – Ohanaeze

The President General, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo Thursday, when he visited the governor of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje assured Northerners resident ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 26, 2017

Eid-el-Fitr: Gov Ganduje grants freedom to 500 inmates

The Kano State Government on Sunday granted pardon to 500 inmates of prisons in the state on the occasion of ...

RoqeebahMarch 28, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 28th of March

Read these stories and analyses here, here and here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

EditorFebruary 23, 2017

YNaija Says: This Buhari ‘phone call’ is an insult to us all

Yesterday, the Director-General, Communications at the Kano State Government House released a video on Twitter of the Kano State Governor, ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 22, 2017

Moses Ochonu: Why Sanusi’s anti-polygamy plans might be pointless

by Moses Ochonu In principle, I agree with the emir of Kano’s pronouncement on polygamy, procreation, and poverty. However, there ...

AzeezDecember 2, 2016

Boko Haram insurgents coming into Kano – Ganduje

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje on Friday said Boko Haram insurgents were entering into the state through Falgore forest. Ganduje ...

AzeezSeptember 26, 2016

1,134 ghost workers discovered in Kano

The Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission says 1,134 ghost workers with foreign names are in the payroll of ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2016

Mass wedding: Kano screens 1,000 prospective couples

The Kano State government on Friday said it has commenced the screening of 1,000 prospective couples who had registered for ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2016

Boko Haram may carry out attacks in Lagos – Former US envoy

Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell has warned that Lagos and Kano States may come under attack by terrorist ...

AzeezAugust 20, 2016

4,395 couples register for mass wedding in Kano

The Hisba board in Kano State has revealed that no fewer than 4,395 prospective couples have been registered for the ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2016

NDLEA discovers drugs warehouses, arrests 5 in Kano

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has discovered five secret warehouses of codeine and Tramadol drugs in Kano State ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 9, 2016

Christian man stabbed ‘several times’ for not observing Muslim fast

Another religious attack broke out in Kakuri, Kaduna on Wednesday when six youths believed to be Muslims stabbed a man ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 22, 2016

Tomato festival in Spain, scarcity in Nigeria (PHOTOS)

For about a month now, the availability of tomatoes in the market has been so low,  driving prices through the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 20, 2016

Shehu Sani calls APC’s bluff, describes El Rufai as a ‘rotten egg’

Human right activist and Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has dared the Kano state chapter of the All Progressives Congress ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 3, 2016

‘The Military is framing me’ – Suspected murderer of General Shuwa

A man suspected to be responsible for the murder of General Mamam Shuwa has accused the Nigerian military of framing ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 19, 2016

Senator Kwankwaso and Governor Ganduje are ‘brothers and friends’, again

The brewing rift Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, appears to have been settled ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 17, 2016

Governor Ganduje declares war on anyone who opposes Buhari

Governor of Kano state, has declared war on anybody or group working against President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor stated that his ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 15, 2016

‘I will soon expose Kwankwaso’ – Governor Ganduje

The battle line has been drawn between Kano state governor, Umar Ganduje and his predecessor Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso. Both men have of ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 22, 2016

Jonathan’s ‘Almajiri school’ system is abnormal – Kano state governor

The Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Saturday, said that the Almajiri school system set up by former President ...

Janeth JFebruary 19, 2016

In the long run, Sheriff will work for APC – Kano governor

Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje has claimed that going by his antecedents, the new chairman of the Peoples Democratic ...

Janeth JJune 21, 2015

Ganduje slashes political office holders’ salaries, allowances by 50 per cent

Government leaders are really making frantic efforts to adapt to the economy crisis happening in the country as the Kano ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 13, 2015

How Governor Ganduje exceeded expectations

One of the major concerns towards the end of the tenure of the immediate past Governor of Kano State, Engr ...

Janeth JMay 1, 2015

How policeman defiled 7-year-old girl in Kano

by Ranti Joseph The Police in Kano have arrested a serving policeman, Sani Salisu, for allegedly raping a minor. This ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 17, 2015

Kano governor-elect inaugurates 93-man transition committee

by Panshak Ibrahim The Governor-elect of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, has inaugurated a 93-man Transition Committee for the smooth ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 13, 2015

What could this PDP agent be thinking in this photo? (LOOK)

by Panshak Ibrahim So we came across a picture of a young electoral agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)… ...

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