Tag: kano

ToluMay 31, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 5 things to know about the House of Reps member who was kidnapped

Anything to help find him, right? Well, here’s not really the place to look because this is all we know ...

RoqeebahMay 29, 2017

We had Mugabe, then Ganduje and now, Donald Trump | Why are our leaders sleeping so much?

Is there something about political offices that make democratically elected leaders sleep in public? We hate to admit it, but ...

AzeezMay 13, 2017

Just In: Kano anti-corruption agency suspends probe on Emir Sanusi

by Azeez Adeniyi The Kano State government anti-corruption agency has suspended probe into the finances of the Emirate Council, PremiumTimes ...

EditorApril 13, 2017

BEYOND BIAFRA: The Onitsha market where dreams refuse to die

by Victor Akhidenor That there is no visible sign post announcing the Onitsha Main Market does not stop anyone from ...

AzeezApril 8, 2017

Troops arrest fake currency merchants in Bauchi, Kano

Troops of 33 artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army have arrested seven fake currency merchants in Bauchi and Kano states. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 29, 2017

Seized vehicles not owned by any senator – Customs

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigeria Customs Service has said the 13 vehicles seized by the service in Kano had no ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 28, 2017

Court remands businessman for raping 11-year-old twin sisters

by Dolapo Adelana A 30-year-old businessman, Lawan Zubairu has been remanded in prison over alleged rape of 11-year-old set of ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 1, 2017

The Thread: Here’s why our states need to become self-sufficient

Everyone agrees- at least most do- that the current system we are running in Nigeria, where states look up to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 22, 2017

UPDATE: What Buhari told Gov. Ganduje

by Dolapo Adelana President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday spoke with Kano governor, Umar Ganduje. Buhari, who extended his appreciation to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 20, 2017

Kano to outlaw forced marriages – Emir Sanusi

by Dolapo Adelana Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, has said a family law will soon be ...

Isime EseneDecember 30, 2016

Isime Esene profiles Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II: The blue-blooded maverick (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year nominee)

Wearing multiple hats and playing diverse roles may be difficult to many, but not for the Emir of Kano. Coming ...

AzeezDecember 15, 2016

Bird flu outbreak recorded in Kano

Kano State government on Wednesday announced the outbreak of bird flu in the state. The Director Veterinary Services, Ministry of ...

Isime EseneDecember 3, 2016

#NYSCAbuse: Time to bid farewell to NYSC death camps

by Usman Alabi True to the NYSC anthem, it was the clarion call they answered to, it was not convenient ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 2, 2016

Mother narrates final moments of her daughter who died in Kano NYSC camp due to negligence

The mother of a Batch B corps member who died at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 18, 2016

DSS arrests 40 in raid on Kano BDCs

Over 40 people have been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) in Kano. The arrest occurred ...

AzeezNovember 15, 2016

Why we opened fire on Shii’tes in Kano – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idria has said his men had no option than to open fire at Shi’tes ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 14, 2016

8 Shi’ites, 1 policeman die in Kano clash

Monday’s clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and the Police in Kano left eight members of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 8, 2016

Kano blasphemy: CAN demands justice for Bridget Agbahime

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the decision by a Kano Magistrates’ Court to set free those accused ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 31, 2016

Kidnappers to get life imprisonment in Kano

Kidnappers in Kano will be sentenced to life in imprisonment if caught. This is according to the Kano House of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 29, 2016

Kwankwaso won’t be probed – Ganduje

Governor of Kano Abdullahi Ganduje, says he has no plans to probe the administration of his predecessor, Rabi’u Kwankwaso. Ganduje said ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 7, 2016

YNaija Says: Sanusi may be provincial – but everything he says is truth

To some people, Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II is a great loss to Nigeria, and to others he is a brilliant ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 30, 2016

Opinion: Did Ganduje betray Kwankwaso?

By Auwalu Lawan Aranposu Immediately he was sworn in as Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje pledged to continue ...

Isime EseneAugust 25, 2016

Emir Sanusi is as stern as they come – 12 reasons we’re totally feeling his vibe

by Tolu Omoyeni The Emir of Kano and former Central Bank governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is resolute in his opinions ...

Isime EseneAugust 24, 2016

The Thread: Emir Sanusi was at his blunt best in Kano today

Yesterday, Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, gave a lecture at the 15th meeting of the Joint Planning Board and ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 23, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: 8 people killed for blasphemy in Zamfara | ‘Buhari’ dog owner is now in prison | 1,500 drunk Americans wash up in Canada | More

From the papers- a tracklist 8 people killed in Zamfara for blasphemy against Islam- YNaija Good news as no reported ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 19, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Buhari begins investigation of Jonathan | Why police banned a mass wedding in Kano | Soldiers arrested in Makoko | More

From the papers this morning- a tracklist Jonathan denies links to renewed militancy in the Niger Delta- YNaija Buhari’s ex-bodyguards ...

Isime EseneAugust 16, 2016

Pres. Buhari has received lots of advice from Nigerians – here are the best 5

by Tolu Omoyeni The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has barely lasted one year but it has been trailed with ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 14, 2016

Flood kills 18, destroys property worth N700m in Kano

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said no fewer than 18 persons were killed and property worth over N700 million destroyed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 11, 2016

Middle-aged man kills woman during attempted rape

A 35-year-old barber, Shamsu Isah has been arrested by policemen in Kano for allegedly killing a 21-year-old woman at the ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 20, 2016

Police on the trail of killers of newlywed bride

The Kano State Police Force, on Tuesday, promised to bring to book the killers of a newly-wed bride (name withheld) in ...

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