Presidency: I won’t pay Fayemi’s kindness with evil, Ganduje rallies Kano delegates

May 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has assured Ekiti state governor and leading presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Kayode Fayemi of the state’s support attributing this to Fayemi’s widely aknoledged consensus building capacity, education and leadership qualities. Ganduje who recalled how governor Fayemi stood by him in 2019 governorship election in Kano, Read More

The gang-up between two presumed leaders of Kano state

May 26, 2022 Blueprint 0

Being one time governor does not mean one would always command the political scene of a state like Kano. History has it that there has never been a particular governor who was loved frankly like the late Dr Abubakar Rimi, the man that was historically elected with overwhelming votes cast by 85% population of Kano and the then Jigawa states. Read More

Police reverse self, reveal real cause of Kano explosion, name victims

May 23, 2022 Editor 0

After five days, Kano state Police Command has confirmed that last Tuesday’s explosion that hit Aba road in Sabon Gari area was from Improvised Explosive Device (IED). Same Police authorities had said the explosion was as of gas cylinder explosion which reared a building in pieces and killed at least nine people In a fresh statement on Sunday, police said two Read More

Stemmming  foreign medical tourism, By Salisu Na’inna Dambatta

May 23, 2022 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

The habit of  travelling to other countries by some Nigerians in search of  medical services at exorbitant cost has regularly  generated heated debate in the media and medical seminars. But most Nigerian medical tourists are genuinely unaware of  the top-end medical services obtainable at home. Yet others go abroad  for medical treatment as a status symbol,  or just to frivolously Read More

FG to deliver two 330 kV substations in Kastina, Kano

May 23, 2022 Tope Sunday 0

The Federal Government is making effort to deliver two units of 330 kV power transmission substations in Katsina and Kano states along with the transmission lines to raise power supply in the states, the Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engr. Dr. Sule Abdulaziz, has said. A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the company’s General Read More

Kano guber: Rufa’i’s aspiration boosts ADC’s chances, rattles opponents – Official

May 19, 2022 Editorial III 0

The aspiration by Balarabe Rufa’i, a young generation activist to the governorship of Kano state under the African Democratic Alliance (ADC) is said to be changing the permutations across all the political parties in favour of the ADC, a hitherto largely unrecognised party in Kano. Rufa’i, a chieftain of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) and leader of the Read More

Between visible records and empty promises

May 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

The drumbeats of politics have begun across the country ahead of the 2023 general elections. Quiet aspirants are creeping out from their hideouts. As a keen observer of the political trends in Albasu, Gaya and Ajingi federal constituency of Kano state. We have seen this quiet aspirant creeping out from his Abuja abode. In this regard, the choice before the Read More

[Breaking] Kano explosion: Death toll rises

May 17, 2022 Editor 0

Report from Kano state gas explosion incident indicates that the death of recorded casualties have reached nine as at Tuesday evening. This was disclosed via a tweet by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs on Tuesday. The Ministry’s tweet reads, “9 dead bodies have been recovered so far from the rubble of a collapsed building beside a primary school following explosions Read More

Relief for Kano APC as Supreme Court upholds Ganduje-led faction

May 6, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Supreme Court has upheld Governor Abdullahi Ganduje-led factional leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state. The Supreme Court, in a lead judgement delivered by Justice Inyang Okoro on Friday, held that the appeal against the earlier judgements of the Court of Appeal in Abuja lacked merit and as such dismissed. The appeals followed two rulings of Read More

Breaking: Ganduje defeats Shekarau, others at Supreme Court

May 6, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Supreme Court has just dismissed the appeal filed by Senator Ibrahim Shekarau-led faction against the Kano state mainstream All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court Justices declared that the appeal filed by Shekarau-led faction lack merit and can’t stand based on the established legal authority. Details soon…

Egypt Air increases frequency into Kano, seals partnership with Darma Air on Umrah, Hajj services 

April 16, 2022 Suleiman Idris, Lagos 0

African leading airline, Egypt Air, has announced an increase of its flight frequencies into the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA)  in the commercial city of Kano in Northern Nigeria from three to four flights per week which began on Thursday April 14. The airline explained that the new frequency schedule is for Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Country Manager Read More

Kano guber: Only voters can decide – Aspirant

April 7, 2022 Bashir Mohammed 0

A renowned politician in Kano Engr. Bashir I. Bashir has said that it is only voters that can decide who should be given the gubernatorial ticket on the platform of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Kano in the 2023 gubernatorial election. Addressing a press conference shortly after declaring his intention to contest for the gubernatorial seat in Kano on the Read More

Boat mishap: Kano to provide passengers with speed boats, life jackets

April 5, 2022 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state government has concluded plans to provide 3 speed boats and life jackets for passengers taking the cross-channel ferry from Badau village to other communities in Bagwai town. A press statement in Kano Monday, stated that the acting governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, said this while commissioning an 18 passenger capacity Ferry Boat donated by the National Inland Read More

Tanko-Yakasai, 2 others dump APC, join PRP

April 2, 2022 NAN 0

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, a former Special Adviser to Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and two others; Imran Jino and Ibrahim Inna have joined the People’s Redemption Party (PRP). National Chairman of the PRP, Mr Falalu Bello, received the trio into the party’s fold, at the party secretariat in Abuja on Friday. He said they had already registered as full members of Read More

Kano court remands 65-yr-old man for ‘defiling 5 minors’

March 25, 2022 Blueprint 0

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Friday ordered the remand of a 65-year-old man, Umar Yakubu, for allegedly defiling five minors. Yakubu, who lives at Rijiyar Lemo Quarters Kano, was arraigned on a charge of defilement. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty. According to the prosecutor, Mrs. Maryam Jibrin, the defendant committed the offence in February and March Read More

Smile Train, KidsOR donate pediatric facilities to Kano specialist hospital

March 20, 2022 Editor 0

Global charities Smile Train and Kids Operating Room (KidsOR) have unveiled the refurbished children’s operating room at the Armed Forces Specialist Hospital in Kano, bringing safer, more timely pediatric surgery closer to the community in the North West Region of Nigeria. The launch comes at a time when Smile Train and KidsOR are celebrating the successful delivery of 12 out Read More

Don’t take Kano back to thuggery

March 17, 2022 Blueprint 0

With the present ravaging insecurity, whereby terrorists gruesomely murdered almost 70 vigilantes in Kebbi state, it’s sad to note that the long-standing menacing threats of political thuggery is still rearing its ugly head in some states of Northern Nigeria as we approach the 2023 general elections. Incidentally, political thuggery will no doubt produce incredible candidates and rob the political sphere Read More

Kano LG chair empowers 501 widows

March 14, 2022 Bashir Mohammed, Kano 0

Chairman, Kano municipal council, Faizu Alfindiki, has distributed bags of rice to 501 widows who are residents within the metropolis. Similarly, a total of N2, 505,000 was distributed to the affected persons and each widow went home with N5,000 each. A press statement in Kano Sunday said the gesture by the local government which attracted commendation among the urban dwellers Read More

Kano to attract foreign investment using compulsory insurance

February 11, 2022 David Agba 0

The Kano State Government has resolved to use its new found compulsory insurance culture to attract foreign investment. The state government is optimistic that an entrenched insurance culture would assure investors of the safety of their investments. Secretary to the Kano State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, who represented the state governor, Dr. Abudullahi Umar Ganduje, made this revelation in Abuja Read More

Kano/Lagos railway project ready for completion May 2023 – Amaechi

February 4, 2022 Adeola Tukuru 0

The federal government, through the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has assured Nigerians that the Kano-Lagos railway project “will be completed by May 2023.” Amaechi, who gave the assurance while speaking Friday during an inspection of the Kano-Lagos rail project, said they were putting pressure on all the necessary institutions that used to “give us funds.” “And hopefully, before May, Read More

Over 20 rice milling coys exist in Jigawa/Kano – Official

February 3, 2022 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

The Chairman of the Mohammadu Buhari Support Group (MBSG) in Jigawa state, Comrade Musa Guri, said more than 20 new rice milling companies were established between 2015 to date within Kano/Jigawa states alone. He said Nigeria had witnessed a rapid and tremendous Agricultural revolution as well as transformation between the period of seven years. The Chairman who disclosed this to Read More

Kano APC reconciliation meeting progresses positively

February 2, 2022 Ahmid Lawal 0

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state Tuesday met at the Yobe state Governor’s Lodge in Abuja in continuation of the reconciliation of differing interests in the state. The meeting was chaired by the Chairman Caretaker Committee and Yobe state Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni. The participants at the meeting expressed satisfaction with the approach and remain Read More

[Breaking] Hanifa Abubakar’s saga: Kano government revokes licences of private schools

January 24, 2022 Bashir Mohammed, Kano 0

Following the alledged gruesome murder of a five-year-old Hanifa Abubakar of Noble Kids Academy in Kano, Abdulmalik Tanko, the proprietor of the school, the Kano state government has outrightly revoked the licences of all private schools operating in the state. Announcing the decision to revoke the licences with immediate effect at a press conference in Kano, the state commissioner for education  Alhaji Read More