The bleaching trend among Kano women

September 30, 2022 Usman Usman Garba 0

Taking good care of the skin among females is an age-old desire and culture for years. They do develop various practices for skin care in order to look beautiful and attractive. Girls of all generations, past and present, have been involved in the art of such beautification, in which one area of focus, recently, may be skin bleaching, which seems Read More

Chinese stabs girlfriend to death in Kano

September 17, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A Chinese man has allegedly stabbed his girlfriend, Ummakulsum Sani Buhari, to death at Janbulo quarters, Kumbotso local government area of Kano state Friday. Confirming the event, a Twitter user, Ahmadranking said that a misunderstanding between the duo led to the incident. He said, “A little misunderstanding reportedly occurred prompting the accused to call Ummita repeatedly and she was said Read More

2023: Gawuna urges contestants to put Kano first

September 6, 2022 Ibrahim Hamisu Kano 0

Kano state deputy governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has urged other contestants to put Kano first above other interests. “The interest of the state should supersede any individual’s ambition,” he said. Gawuna made the charge, Sunday, during a one day colloquium for Kano and Jigawa states candidates across political parties, contesting for various Read More

The launching of Kano SEMCHIC

August 31, 2022 Blueprint 0

Nigeria makes up only 2% of the world’s population but accounts for 14% of the global maternal death burden. According to National Demographic Health Survey, 2018 Nigeria’s maternal mortality rate was 576 per 100,000, perinatal mortality rate 41 per 1000 live births, under 5 mortality rate 132 per 1000 live births [making up about 10% of global total per year], Read More

Scores trapped in Kano building collapse

August 31, 2022 Bashir Mohammed Kano 0

Tragedy struck, Tuesday, at the famous GSM Market located on the ever sprawling Beruite road in Kano, following the sudden collapse of a 3-storey building which collapsed at exactly 330pm. According to eye witness account, the building accommodating hundreds of traders in various shops within it, suddenly came down without premonition, sending shivers down the spines of those domiciling within Read More

Breaking: Building collapses in Kano

August 30, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A building under construction has collapsed along the popular Beirut road by Ibrahim Taiwo road in Kano metropolis. In a tweet shared by a Twitter user, Devdeiz, Tuesday, he said the structure was under construction. As at the time of filling this report, no official of relevant government agency has confirmed the reported latest development. Less than a week ago, Read More

NGO tasks Kano govt on child protection bill

August 16, 2022 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Executive Director Bridge Connect Africa Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, Malam Sani Muhammad, has called on the Kano state government to hasten the passage of the much pronounced Child Protection Bill that guarantees protection of vulnerable children. Speaking to newsmen in Kano, Muhammmad said the northern part of the country has the highest rate of child marriage in the world Read More

APC laments insecurity nationwide, demands urgent action

July 28, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has lamented the spate of insecurity in the country, asking all the security agencies to live up to the expectations. The North-west leadership of the APC made this demand at end of its fact-finding tour of the zone which began in Kebbi state on Monday 4th July 2022. The country has witnessed rise in Read More

Kano: Abacha’s son, Mohammed drags PDP to court over gov’shp ticket

July 22, 2022 PlatinumPost 0

The eldest son of the late Head of State, Mohammed Sani Abacha is unhappy over the controversial decision by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to deny him the opportunity to contest the Kano governorship 2023 poll. According to PlatinumPost, Abacba son who emerged winner of the Kano PDP governorship primary was shocked to discover that his name was substituted with Read More

Loyalists tackle Doguwa for calling Kwankwaso ‘light weight politician’

June 9, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Supporters of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, have reacted to an interview granted to the Channels Television by Alhaji Alhassan Doguwa, a member of the federal house of representatives representing Doguwa/Tudun Wada Constituency who described Kwankwaso as a light weight politician. During an interview with Seun Okinbaloye on Channels Television, Doguwa said Kwankwaso and Read More

Kano to provide water conservation facilities

June 7, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Kano State Government has said that plans are underway to provide more water conservation structures and minor irrigation facilities in some local government areas of the state. Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, made this known at a press conference to commemorate the World Environment Day in Kano. He said that the aim of the conservation structures is to Read More

Kano inferno consumes mother, 3-yr-old son

June 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

Tragedy struck on Thursday at the Gandun Albasa-Bala Burodo line community, a Kano municipality, when a 35-year-old mother, Maryam Nura, and her three-year-old son, died from fire that razed a building they were dwelling in. The Kano State Fire Service confirmed the incident in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, on Friday in Kano. Abdullahi explained Read More

Breaking: Another explosion rocks Kano

June 3, 2022 Editor 0

An explosion, this time from a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) refiling shop has reportedly burnt down shops and injured 20 people in Kano State. The latest incident according to reports occurred at a busy area of Sheka quarters, Karshen-Kwalta in Kano. The fire destroyed the place and about three other shops nearby, including part of a house attached to the Read More

Mohammed Abacha and Kano 2023

May 31, 2022 Usman Abubakar 0

Muhammad Abacha is a household name in Kano state politics. The people ofKano state will make no mistake in voting him into power in the 2023 general elections. This time around, it is only God that can stop him. The good thing is that he will realise his dream of leading Kano state to the promised land on the platform Read More

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…