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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 International Airport by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, members of the State…

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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 for President Muhammadu Buhari and the sustenance of peace and…

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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 of violating a court order. According to The Nation, the…

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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 Democratic Party (PDP). Ibrahim told newsmen in Kano on Saturday…

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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 State will not vacate as a result of the recent…

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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 in the north to leave the region. According to Vanguard,…

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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 force, TheCable reports. Commissioner of police in the state, Rabiu…

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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 the Boko Haram, Premium Times reports. The police officers were…

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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 Nations died after a protracted illness. On his Twitter account,…

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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. The Director, Kano local office of DSS, Alhassan Muhammad, told…

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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 of representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin. The APC in a statement by…

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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. Chairman of the party, Sani Kanti Garka while addressing a…

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[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 about the kidnapped honourable.   First off, the media reports…

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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 it was a bit understandable that Robert Mugabe, now in…

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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 reports. The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission was…

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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 finding it when they want to. Interestingly, most streets around…

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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. Assistant Director, Army Public Relations Officer, Major Joseph Afolashade while…

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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 link to any senator. The Acting Public Relations Officer of…

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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 twins. Zubairu, who lives at Hotoron Fulani Quarters, Kano, was…

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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 the Federal government for their daily bread is neither tenable…

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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 Nigerians for their goodwill and prayers, said his condition has…

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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 put in place to outlaw forced marriages in the state.…

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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 from a family of rulers, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (as he…

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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 Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Shehu Bawa, disclosed this to…

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#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 for them in any way to travel from the south…

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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 Kano, has given details of happenings that led to her…

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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 at the famous Wapa Bureau De Change (BDC) in Fagge…

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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 members who were marching in Kano yesterday. Ibrahim spoke with…

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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 sect and one police dead. The Commissioner of Police in…

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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 of killing a 74-year-old christian woman, Bridget Agbahime for alleged blasphemy…

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