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Kano State

Hafsat Gnaduje
5 Oct
Wife of Kano state Governor, Dr. Hafsat Umar Ganduje has regained her freedom from the dragnet of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), a source told The Guardian. Dr. Hafsat Ganduje, who was compelled to report herself to EFCC headquarters in Abuja on Sunday, was quizzed for more than five hours for her alleged involvement…
4 Oct
Nigeria's National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is proposing a mandatory drug test for persons intending to get married. NDLEA chairman Brig. Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd) said compulsory drug tests and evaluations for intending couples will reduce the prevalence and effect of drug abuse in the country. Marwa made the proposal at a programme…
30 Sep
Kano State Government has concluded arrangements to effectively checkmate street begging in the state. It will soon establish Anti-Street Begging Agency, with strong tie with civil society organisations and other stakeholders.
9 Sep
One announcement that has raised more than a few eye brows and even bewilderment is the news of a naval base in Kano, the ancient entrepot of the Trans-Saharan Trade.
31 Aug
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has declared his opposition to any attempt to legalise cannabis sativa in the country, adding that no lawmaker from the state will support such bid in the National Assembly.
28 Aug
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has granted pardon to 3,717 inmates from 2015 to 2021, as part of efforts to decongest the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) facilities in the state.
Sheikh Abduljabbar Kabara
19 Aug
A Muslim cleric Sheikh Abduljabbar Kabara has appeared before a Shariah court in Kano State. Kabara was accused of blasphemy and could be sentenced to death by the court. Kano State Government in early July charged Kabara to court over alleged blasphemy and incitement. But he denied the allegations against him. The cleric is famous…
29 Jul
Kano State Government has debunked rumours on its purported plan to ban women, regardless of their faith, from driving in the state.
26 Jul
Counsel of the embattled Islamic scholar, Abduljabbar Kabara, yesterday alleged that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State was meddling in the legal action already instituted against their client.
24 Jul
The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of a 20-year-old man, Yusuf Aliyu, who drowned in open water at Danbare, Layin Bakar Lamba in Kano. This is contained in a statement signed by Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, Public Relations Officer of the service in Kano, on Saturday. “We received a distress call at about…
24 Jul
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State said his administration would follow the blasphemy case involving Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru-Kabara to the logical conclusion. He stated the government’s position when he paid Sallah visit to the leader of Qadiriyya Movement, Sheikh Khalifa Qaribullahi Nasiru-Kabara at Qadiriyya House, Kano. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Malam Abba…
22 Jul
The Emir of Karaye in Kano State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar II, has directed Imams in the emirate to offer special prayers for rainfall and peace.


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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has picked six federal universities for the Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards Enhancement (SPESSE) Project.
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The Turkish lira dropped to record lows on Monday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the weekend ordered the expulsion of the ambassadors of 10 countries, including Germany and the United States.
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A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.