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Kano State

25 Feb
The nonpayment of N4000 training allowance to independent electoral commission (INEC) adhoc staffers has slowed the commencement of the voting exercise in Dorayi Karamar ward in Gwale local council of Kano state. There are no fewer than 30 polling units in the densely populated ward in Kano. It was observed that hundreds of voters who…
22 Feb
Days before the presidential and national assembly elections in the country, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has approved redeploy of two police commissioners to Kano. The new CPs are Muhammad Yakubu who is replacing CP Dauda Mamman now redeployed to Plateau state and CP Ita Lazurus Uko-Udom. CP Yakubu assumed as…
21 Feb
As the political atmosphere gathers momentum in Kano, three gubernatorial candidates have collapsed their structure to support the Action Democratic Party (ADP) candidate, Hon. Sha'aban Ibrahim Sharada. The candidates that shelved their ambition and subsequently endorsed Sharada for the March 11 Governorship elections are Furera Ahmad of Boost Party (BP), Ashatu Mahmud of National Reformation…
21 Feb
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has issued a strong warning to stakeholders in the pharmaceutical business engaged in sale of wholesale drugs in the open market in Sabon Gari area of the state to relocate to the newly commissioned Coordinated Pharmaceutical Warehouse Centre (CWC) otherwise known as the Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Pharmaceutical…
19 Feb
The expression, ‘the North is organising while the South is agonising’ is common on this page whenever the preparedness and organisational capability of the North for political power is in focus.
14 Feb
Anxiety is building up as commercial banks in Kano are refusing to attend to customers with the old naira notes. Our correspondent gathered that the banks are not issuing the new naira notes to customers in return. The Guardian observed that some branches of financial institutions in the city have already shut down operations against…
10 Feb
Kano State and Ondo State have joined the suit at the Supreme Court against the Federal Government of Nigeria over the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) deadline on the new naira swap. Kano and Ondo State have now joined Kaduna, Kogi, and Zamfara state governments on the substantive suit already reserved for Wednesday, February 15,…
10 Feb
The Court of Appeal sitting in Kano on Friday validated Wali Mohammad Sadiq as the rightful gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State. The court subsequently dismissed the judgement of the Federal high court that upheld the primary election that produced Mohammad Abacha as the party candidate for lacking in merit.…
7 Feb
Barely two weeks before the presidential election in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), assured the preparedness of the agency to conduct a free and credible election in Kano. INEC declared that over 60 percent of electoral materials both sensitive and non-sensitive already arrived in good condition. Kano resident electoral commissioner, Ambassador Zango…
7 Feb
Kano State governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has alleged that elements of the annulled June 12, 1993, presidential election are regrouping and dangerously masquerading in the prevailing crisis generated by the naira notes swap policy to scuttle the nation's hard-earned democracy. He said the group's latest attempt at that was camouflaging in unknown political parties…
7 Feb
The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in Kano has unveiled public fundraising for its gubernatorial campaign of Abba Kabiru Yusuf popularly known as "Abba Gida". At the special crowd fundraising dinner organized by the party to draw financial support from members, NNPP said over N511 million was generated, with the largest individual share came from…
7 Feb
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has concluded arrangements to summon all bank managers operating in the state to explain the prevailing shortage of new Naira bills.


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In lieu of the imminent industrial action at its London Heathrow (LHR) home, British Airways has canceled approximately 300 flights over the Easter travel rush
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Apparently unfazed by the viability hurdle facing airports nationwide, Abia and Edo State governments are warming up to invest state resources into new aerodromes in their domains.
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The International Criminal Court (ICC) recently issued arrest warrants against Russian President, Vladimir Putin and a member of Putin’s government, Children’s Rights commissioner, Maria Lvova-Belova, who is the official at the centre of the alleged unlawful deportation of thousands of Ukrainian children to Russia.
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Former President Donald Trump did not invent fake news. He appropriated it, exploited it and weaponized it. He defined fake news in purely utilitarian Trumpian interests to separate enemies from friends in the news media.
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The sudden suspension from office of immediate past national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, threw up many questions and scant answers. Is PDP walking the treacherous path as the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), to set up a caretaker committee?