Tag: kano

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Edwin OkoloJune 24, 2020

Kaduna state has opened its borders as a refuge for 35,000 Almajiri

For the last 20 years, Northern Nigeria has debated, with minimal progress, on the fate of its Almajiri system and ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 4, 2020

9 killed in Kaduna village in fresh attack | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

A fresh attack by bandits in Avong Doka village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna, has left 9 people ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 27, 2020

COVID-19 : If you’re in search of a recipe for disaster, Kano’s reliance on ‘verbal autopsies’ is one

First question: why the fuss? We get surprised easily and forget that we are still in a country where there ...

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Ado AminuApril 24, 2020

The recklessness that led to Plateau State’s index coronavirus case

Daily updates on newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the country have become as much a part of our lives ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 23, 2020

There may be many reasons to scapegoat the NCDC, Kano is not one of them

It’s easy to get caught up in the uniformity of conventional activities that make up our daily lives, so much ...

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Edwin OkoloApril 22, 2020

Kano state is experiencing a spike in coronavirus cases, we should be very worried

News coming out of Kano state over the last few days have been truly sobering. The state run by Governor ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 27, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Sowore nominated United States’ ‘Prisoner of Conscience’ Honour

Omoyele Sowore has been nominated to receive the Prisoner of Conscience honour from the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 19, 2019

43 percent of Nigerians make smartphone purchase decisions based on social media campaigns, RED | For Africa study shows

A new study by the Research and Intelligence Unit of the omni-media group, RED | For Africa, indicates that about ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 23, 2019

The Big 5: 12 reportedly killed in Shiites protest as IGP Adamu meets Buhari; Kano sets up committee to reform Almajiri system of education | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: 12 reportedly killed in Shiites protest as IGP Adamu meets Buhari A ...

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Bernard DayoJune 14, 2019

The Big 5: We have evidence against Sanusi – Kano anti-graft agency; I’m happy UN appreciates my fight against corruption, poverty – Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: I’m happy UN appreciates my fight against corruption, poverty – ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 9, 2019

Governor Ganduje is on a re-election witch hunt but wants us to believe he loves the people of Kano

Barely seven weeks have passed since  the highly controversial Kano gubernatorial elections. Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje is in the news ...

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Bernard DayoMay 6, 2019

The Big 5: Sharia police in Kano to arrest people eating in public during Ramadan; DSS arrests commercial sex workers in Calabar | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Sharia police to arrest people eating in public during Ramadan ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 15, 2019

The Big 5: Police nab 17 sacks containing thumb-printed ballots in Kano; We’ll retire Atiku from politics on Saturday – Tinubu | Other top stories

Here the stories you should be monitoring today: Police nab 17 sacks containing thumb-printed ballots in Kano The police in ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 31, 2018

Paying children to protest is low, even for Governor Ganduje

On Thursday, October 25, 2018, the internet was awash with pictures of children in several primary schools across Kano protesting ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 29, 2018

NASS member allegedly attacks constituents with thugs for demanding accountability

A member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Alhassan Ado Garba representing Tundun-Wada/Doguwa federal constituency has unleashed mayhem on his ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 6, 2018

Right now, Ganduje has more things to worry about than the 5 million votes he promised Buhari

The electioneering period is here and politicians are doing everything within their power to maintain relevance. But in the case ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 5, 2018

BREAKING: Kano Deputy Governor, Hafiz Abubakar resigns

Professor Hafiz Abubakar, the deputy governor of Kano has resigned his position. Abubakar announced his resignation in a tweet via ...

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SponsorJune 17, 2018

Kano declares for Kingsley Moghalu as mammoth crowd receives YPP presidential candidate

Residents of the city of Kano, Nigeria, trooped out in massive numbers to welcome the presidential flagbearer of the Young ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 19, 2018

The Kano local government elections and what it portends for all of us

On Saturday, February 10, 2017, the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) conducted what is arguably the most talked about ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 12, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Aftermath of Kano local government elections, the sign of things to come?

Saturday February 10, 2018 was the Kano state local government elections, the election which has hitherto led to a spate ...

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EditorJanuary 24, 2018

#YNaijaLit: Read the first chapter of Morayo Koleosho’s NYSC memoir, “Hernortherstory”

As part of YNaija’s dedication to the arts and especially literature from Nigeria and the continent, we have opened our ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 16, 2017

NNPC intercepts 144 truck loads of diverted fuel

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Friday, stated that its monitoring team together with security agencies set up to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 7, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 7th of December

    Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Nigeria is my problem, my target – ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 7, 2017

All looted property will be sold to the public – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that all recovered property from looters would be sold and the proceeds remitted to the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 6, 2017

President Buhari arrives Kano, says he would win the election again

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Kano on Wednesday for a two-day official visit. Highlights: Buhari was received at Malam Aminu Kano ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 24, 2017

Kano organises special prayer for Buhari, Nigeria’s unity

Groups coming under the umbrella of Conference of Patriotic Nigerians Thursday, at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano organised special prayers ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

PDP vows to bring Kano Speaker to book for flouting court order

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the leadership of the Kano State House of Assembly ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

APC chieftain in Kano defects to the PDP

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state, Alhaji El- Amin Ibrahim has defected to the People’s ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

We will not allow Igbos to leave the North – Gov Ganduje

The Governor of Kano, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Saturday, affirmed that the Igbos or any other ethnic group resident in the ...

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AzeezAugust 4, 2017

Just In: Arewa youth, Ndigbo meet in Kano over quit notice

Northern youths and some members of Ndigbo ate currently meeting in Kano over the October 1 ultimatum given to Igbos ...

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