Tag: kano

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

Dismissed officer among Boko Haram insurgents who engaged police in gun battle in Kano

One of the Boko Haram suspects who engaged the police in a gun battle in Kano was dismissed from the Nigeria air ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

Kano police engage Boko Haram insurgents in gun battle, arrest 5

The police in Kano State on Sunday morning engaged in a gun duel with gunmen suspected to be members of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2017

Osinbajo mourns Maitama Sule, says he was a great asset

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed sadness over the death of Alhaji Maitama Sule. The former Nigeria Representative to United ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 25, 2017

DSS arrests high profile Boko Haram members in Kano

The Department of State Services (DSS) in Kano have on Sunday, arrested top Boko Haram commander, and 20 others suspects. ...

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AzeezJune 17, 2017

APC reverses Jibrin’s expulsion, describes it as ’embarassing’

The Kano state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reversed the expulsion of suspended member of the house ...

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AzeezJune 15, 2017

APC expels Abdulmumin Jibrin over anti-party activities

The All Progressives Congress (APC) of Bebeji local government chapter of Kano state has expelled Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin over alleged anti-party activities. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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