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24 Jul 2021
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 2021
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.
21 Jul 2021
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Tuesday granted executive pardon to 136 inmates on civil incarceration at Kano central Correctional Centre. While executing the gesture within his prerogative of mercy, Ganduje cautioned the inmates while regaining their freedom, to avoid all the acts of iniquities that may return them to the correctional center. Speaking to the…
19 Jul 2021
The Emir of Karaye, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar II, has announced the suspension of Abdullahi Sa’adu, the village head of Butu-Butu town in Rimingado Local Council of Kano State.
16 Jul 2021
The factional leader of Khadiriyya movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Abduljabbar Sheikh Kabara may be charged for blasphemy under Kano state Penal Code Law 2000 as amended if to defend his self-acclaimed
30 Jun 2021
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje narrowly escaped death as deadly bandits unleashed an attack on his convoy on their way back from Zamfara state. A security source, who confirmed the incident, disclosed that three security personnel attached to the governor's convoy sustained varying degrees of injuries. Ganduje had joined other governors of the ruling…
28 Jun 2021
Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission is set to prosecute the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Alhaji Idris Rimi, and some directors in the ministry for alleged fraud.
27 Jun 2021
The Kano State Government has directed the 44 local governments in the state to pay National Examinations Council (NECO) examination fees for 10, 400 indigent students.
22 Jun 2021
A singer who was arrested last week in Kano State after allegations of blasphemy against Islam has been released on bail. Ahmad Abdul was detained by the police after the censorship board, an arm of the religious institution that governs the majority Muslim state, received several complaints. In a song titled Barhama – gwaska ("Barhama…
22 Jun 2021
It was a forum that attracted veteran journalists and senior gatekeepers from media outfits across the country. The event was Nigerian Guild of Editors’ (NGE) biennial convention.
17 Jun 2021
The internal crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano took a fresh dimension on Thursday as the purported suspension of a member representing Kano Municipal Federal constituency, Sha'aban Ibrahim Sharada divided party loyalists at his Sharada ward. Sha'aban, a former special assistant to President Muhammad Buhari on broadcast media and chairman, House…
11 Jun 2021
The corpse of a baby girl, suspected to be a day old, has been recovered in a well at Tsalle Village in Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The incident, which occurred on Thursday, was confirmed in a statement by Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, the spokesman for the…

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