Kano APC congress: Police probe officer fingered in voting spree

October 20, 2021 Ibrahim Hamisu 0

The Nigeria Police has said the attention of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone One Headquarters Kano, has been drawn to a trending picture on social media, of an Inspector of Police casting vote at the recently conducted Kano state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with his principal, the state party chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas. A statement by Read More

2023: Our victory in Kano guber race certain – APC chair

October 18, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The re-elected chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas, has said that he had no i doubt that the race for Kano Government House in 2023 would be won by the party, considering the formidable clout the party is gathering ahead of the next gubernatorial election. Speaking shortly after being sworn in for second Read More

Kano NDLEA boss tasks communities on fighting drug abuse

October 8, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state commander, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Alhaji Isah Likita Muhammad, has called on community leaders in all the 44 local government areas of the state on the need for rising to the challenge of stemming the tide of drug abuse among youth in their domains. Speaking while addressing leaders of Hausawa/Gidan Zoo Vigilante Group led by Read More

Pictures: Suspects operating Illegal rehabilitation centre nabbed

October 8, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kano state police command on, Thursday, uncovered an illegal rehabilitation centre for wrongful confinement and child abuse. The state Police spokesperson, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, disclosed this in a statement said the command on Thursday, October 7, received a credible source that, one Aminu Rabiu, of Yar Akwa, Naibawa Quarters, Tarauni LGA, Kano State is running an illegal rehabilitation centre Read More

Imbibe objectivity, fairness in reportage, Ganduje tasks media practitioners

October 8, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has called on media practitioners to imbibe the spirit of fairness, impartiality and objectivity in their reportage. He said some unpatriotic elements were using broadcast media as launch-pads for hate speech. Speaking at the opening of the 75th General Assembly and the 20th Annual General Meeting of the Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria(BON) held Read More

Gov. Ganduje’s wife not arrested by EFCC – KNSG

October 5, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state government has dispelled as mere rumours being peddled by mischief makers that wife to the governor, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, expressed regrets that the content of the unfounded story could not be attributed to any credible source Read More

We’re not voted to destroy Nigeria, Ganduje tells fellow govs

October 1, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has said governors were not voted to power by Nigerians to destroy the country in its present critical stage, adding that the “unity and oneness of Nigeria as a nation is sacrosanct.” Speaking at a special interaction with journalists at the Government House Friday, Ganduje said the clamour for power shift bandied about Read More

Sealing leakages: The OAGF’s efforts and initiatives

October 1, 2021 Ibrahim Muhammad 0

The idea of dwindling economy explains an occurrence wherein an economy is in a state of financial turmoil, often the result of a period  of  negative  activity  based  on  the  country’s Gross  Domestic Product (GDP) rate.  In recent history, the  crash in global oil price and the global pandemic jointly made the problem of dwindling economy a  global  phenomenon.  This occurrence, undesired as it were, in Read More

Kano: We’re employing private initiatives in fight against crimes – Group

September 27, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Darmanawa/Tudun Fulani Development Association in Tarauni local government area of Kano state, Dr. Mustapha Mohammed Yahaya, has said his association is currently using private initiatives in bursting community crimes. Speaking to newsmen shortly after the distribution of uniforms and other supporting items to members of the vigilante group in the area, Yahaya said the exercise was being effected on annual Read More

Breaking: New Emir of Gaya emerges

September 26, 2021 Editor 0

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje early Sunday morning announced the appointment of the new emir of Gaya. He is Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim-Gaya. The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, announced the appointment on behalf of the Governor. Ibrahim-Gaya was until his appointment the Ciroman Gaya. Ibrahim-Gaya succeeded his late father, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir who died at the Read More

Why Kano board banned movies displaying drug addiction, others – Na Abba Afakallah

September 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

In this exclusive interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, executive director, Kano State Films and Censorship Board, Ismaila Na Abba Afakalla, reveals the reason the board prohibited the showing or selling of movies displaying kidnappings, drug addiction and other related crimes. According to him, it’s done so that the positive attitude of the youth won’t be affected. Let’s start by knowing some Read More

Hajj refunds: CSO lauds Katsina, Kano for ‘adopting transparent model

September 17, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Independent Hajj Reporters (IHR), a civil society orgainsation that reports Hajj activities, has commended policies adopted by Katsina and Kano states Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Boards for the payment of refunds for Hajj 2020/2021 to intending pilgrims. The commendation was contained in a statement issued by its national coordinator, Malam Ibrahim Muhammed, on Friday in Abuja. The statement read in Read More

Is Kano Government House for sale?

September 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

One needs to know whether the Kano State Government House is for sale. This is the controversy that needs immediate clarification. The first civilian governor of Kano state, Late Muhammadu Abubakar Rimi, was the most formidable politician in the state’s history of. Rimi did not ask to contest for governor. His desire was to contest the senatorial slot which was Read More

De-congestion: Kano converts non-approved lands, structures to mega schools

September 14, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state government has begun the conversion of non-approved lands and structures to mega schools to de-congest the boarding schools in the state. This was contained in a statement issued Monday by the Commissioner for Education, Malam Muhammad Garba. The statement read in part, “In view of the prevailing security challenges coupled with the congestion of schools in the Read More

Sector performance: We’ve developed coherent transportation policy- Ganduje

September 12, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has said that his administration developed a transport policy which after implementation will improve sector performance and attract private investment. “In a press statement in Kano Sunday, the governor stated that under the reform, a new transport authority will soon be established to regulate and manage the transport system in the state.” He Read More

Revealed! How couple ‘stole male child, staged naming ceremony’ in Kano

September 11, 2021 NAN 0

The Police Command in Kano State has arrested a couple for allegedly stealing a day-old baby from Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital, Kano. The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna-Kiyawa, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Kano. Haruna-Kiyawa said that one Rabiu Muhammad, residing in Gayawa quarters, Ungogo LGA of Kano, reported to the Police that one Read More

How my role in Dadi Kowaaffects me – Sister Altine

September 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

Mariya Ibrahim is popularly known as Sister Altine in the Dadin Kowa programme that is being aired on Arewa 24 in Kano. She tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that even though the programme has made her a celebrity, she regrets the role she plays in it. Regrets As a result of the role I play in the programme when Read More

In Kano, five-year-old boy drowns inside well

September 4, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

A five-year-old boy identified as Yusha’u Usman has drowned in a well at Zangon Dinya in Bagwai local government area of Kano state. The Public Relations Officer of Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, confirmed this in a statement issued to newsmen on Friday September 3, in Kano. Abdullahi explained that the incident happened on Thursday night. “We received a Read More

Now that Kano new Emirates have consolidated

September 2, 2021 Muhammad Garba 0

The presentation of staff of office to His Highness, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero, the second Emir of Bichi on Saturday, August 21, has set the stage for the consolidation of the four new Emirates in Kano state. The Emirates were created by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as part of his administration’s effort to not only make the institution stand the Read More

Emir of Bichi coronated amidst pomp, pageantry

September 1, 2021 Abba Dukawa 0

The sleepy town of Bichi came alive Friday and Saturday last week when friends and well-wishers thronged the Emirate’s central Mosque and Bichi Town mini stadium to witness dual events, weeding fatiha of Yusuf Buhari, son of President Muhammadu Buhari, and Zahara Bayero, daughter of the Emir of Bichi on Friday. On Saturday, the Governor of Kano state, Dr. Abdullahi Read More

Why I like playing role of wicked women – Daso

August 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

Kano-born Kannywood actress Saratu Gidado popularly known as Daso hails from Kano state and joined the Hausa movie industry, Kannywood, in 2000. Her performance in Feleke a film produced by Ali Ndabawa, earned her the nickname Daso. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she speaks on her career, especially her roles as wicked women. What is your background and how Read More

Ganduje, Nigeria’s unity and integration

August 23, 2021 Muhammad Garba 0

When in March, this year, the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader and former Lagos state governor chose Kano for the 12th Bola Ahmed Tinubu Colloquium to celebrate his 69th birthday in the ancient and progressive city of Kano, Asiwaju purposely demonstrated not only the unity and oneness of Nigeria, but also identified with Governor Abudullahi Umar Ganduje, whom he Read More