‘165 drug peddlers convicted, five impostors arrested in Kano’
The National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano, has disclosed that it facilitated the convictions of 165 drug peddlers in 2017. The NDLEA commandant, Hamza Umar spoke at a press briefing at its Mumbayya office. He said the convictions were obtained out of the 619 cases pending at the Federal High Court, Kano.…
Kano APC crisis: Kwankwaso blames Buhari for chairman’s removal
The lingering crisis in the Kano State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) took a turn for the worst yesterday when the immediate past governor and senator representing Kano Central District, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, accused President Muhammadu Buhari of undue influence in the party's affairs. Kwankwaso, who alleged that President Buhari orchestrated the plan that…
Mudi: Locally produced rice now hotcake in Kano
What is your assessment of the efforts to achieve self-sufficiency in rice production? The drive towards self-sufficiency in rice production by the Federal Government has recorded some successes, especially the bold step taken to close the borders, and concentrating on our local farmers. That alone has boosted the morale of our local producers of rice.…
World AIDS Day : Kano govt proposes a bill on compulsory HIV Testing
The Kano State Government said on Friday that it had been working to propose a bill on compulsory HIV/AIDS testing for all new couples in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabiru Getso, disclosed this at a news conference to commemorate the World HIV/AIDS day in Kano. He said that the Ganduje administration had…
Emir of Kano calls for peace, unity among Nigerians
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on Nigerians to continue to live in peace with one another irrespective of their religious or ethnic affiliations.
Kano registers 1,042 for mass wedding
The Kano State Hisbah Board said on Thursday that it had registered 1, 042 prospective couples in 18 local government areas of the state for the state government’s mass wedding programme.
Cash crunch hits mass weddings in Kano
Low global oil prices have hurt Nigeria's economy, taking it to the brink of recession. But the resulting cash crunch has also had a more unexpected effect -- on mass weddings.
Buhari bemoans killing of Igbo woman in Kano
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the brutal killing of Mrs. Bridget Agbahime killing in Kofar Wambai, Kano State, describing the incident as a sad and regrettable development.
Buhari condemns Bridget Agbahime's murder
President Muhammadu Buhari has bemoaned the killing of a woman at Kofar Wambai in Kano State, describing the incident as sad and regrettable.