Buhari arrives Kano, to commission 8 projects

January 29, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state government has said that it has concluded arrangements to receive President Muhammadu Buhari who will pay a state visit to commission eight developmental projects Monday in the state. A statement issued by the commissioner for information and internal affairs, Malam Muhammad Garba, Sunday said Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje will receive the President and his entourage. He said while Read More

Revealed! Real reason Ganduje blocked Buhari from visiting Kano

January 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Over scarcity of new Naira notes in Nigeria, the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has stopped the proposed visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to commission some projects in the state. Ganduje on Friday made it known while interacting with some of the stakeholders in the state. According to him,“As we are waiting for this important visit, we found ourselves Read More

My victory ‘ll end inefficiency, deliver democratic dividends, Ganduje assures constituents

January 22, 2023 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

An All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives candidate for the Dawakin Tofa, Rimingado and Tofa federal constituency in Kano state, Abba Umar Ganduje, has promised an effective representation of his constituency. Ganduje also promised to deliver dividends of democracy if he is given the opportunity to serve in the 10th Assembly. If elected, Ganduje will take over from Tijjani Read More

Breaking: Fire guts Police headquarters

January 14, 2023 Editor 0

The headquarters of Nigeria Police Command located in Kano state has been gutted by fire from a yet to be identified source. Blueprint gathered that the fire though was intense, it was mostly curtailed around the administrative and finance section of the building. No life was reportedly lost as at the time of filling this report with the Police authorities Read More

Kano 2023: Why we settled for Gawuna as my successor – Ganduje 

January 9, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has explained why the party under his leadership settled for its governorship candidate in the state, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, after consultations. Ganduje said loyalty, continuity of projects, experience, education, acceptability, relationship among others singled Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna out of other contenders for the ticket. Speaking Sunday night at the fund raising dinner organised for Read More

Ganduje sacks commissioner over disloyalty

December 31, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje, has sacked the Commissioner for Religious Affairs, Dr Muhammad Tahar Adam. A statement issued Saturday by the Kano state Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Mallam Muhammad Garba, said the removal was with immediate effect. Garba said Ganduje has already forwarded the name of a nominee, Dr Nazifi Ishaq Bichi of Bayero University, Kano Read More

2023: Kano will work for all under me as governor  – Gawuna

December 20, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has promised to make the state work for all if given opportunity to be the next governor. He gave the assurance Monday evening in Abuja at a town hall meeting with Kano indigines and stakeholders in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Gawuna, Read More

NNPP NASS, State Assembly candidates dump Kwankwaso, hold rally for Tinubu in Osun

December 19, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The national and state assembly candidates of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in Osun state would hold a mega rally for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Candidate (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The candidates said they have engaged in house-to-house campaigns to canvass votes for APC candidate who they described as a harbinger of hope for Nigerians. The Read More

Breaking: In Kano, court sentences popular cleric to death over blasphemy

December 15, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abduljabbar Kabara, has been sentenced to death by hanging by Upper Shari’a Court sitting at Kofar Kudu in Kano State. Mr Kabara was standing trial over blasphemous statements against Prophet Muhammad, PBUH, in some of his preaching sessions. Delivering the judgment, Justice Ibrahim Sarki -Yola said he is convinced with all the pieces of evidence tendered by prosecution counsels, declaring Read More

2023 guber: Coalition of youth, students endorse APC guber candidate

December 13, 2022 Ibrahim Hamisu Kano 0

The Kano state deputy governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, has been endorsed by Coalition of Youths and Students Associations in the state for the 2023 governorship election. Speaking during the occasion held at the Water Falls Event Centre in Kano, Sunday, the chairman of the coalition which comprises of youth and student associations Read More

The neglect of Kano Arabic school

December 12, 2022 Blueprint 0

The School for Arabic Studies (SAS) located in the ancient city of Kano is now in such a poor condition that words cannot explain. In November, the Alumni Association of the school (Class 1981), organised a meeting to re-unite members and honour some old students who excelled in their disciplines. Among them is an outstanding Islamic scholar, Prof. Umar Sani Read More

Ex-Kano CAN chair harps on peaceful co-existence

December 9, 2022 Bashir Mohammed Kano 0

A former chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kano state chapter, Rev. Adeyemo A. Samuel, has said unity and peaceful co-existence among adherents of the respective religions was “a basic tool for achieving greatness by any nation willing to progress.” Speaking to newsmen in Kano Friday at an inter-faith dialogue on the Validation of Religious Manual for Facilitators Read More

Addressing judicial challenges require self- assessment – Ganduje

December 7, 2022 Bashir Mohammed Kano 0

The Kano state governor, Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said judiciary is confronted with many challenges that need to be addressed, and one of the ways to overcome those challenges is through self assessment and capacity building. In a press statement in Kano Tuesday, Ganduje made the remark while declaring open the judicial retreat for judges, khadis, magistrates, shari’ah court judges, Read More

Tackling the menace of almajirai in Kano

December 6, 2022 Bashir Muhammad 0

Kano being a cosmopolitan city is inundated by hordes of almajirai scouting all the nooks and crannies of the ancient city with no end in sight. This is despite the relentless efforts by the Kano state government to nip the menace in the bud through the introduction of free and compulsory education. It was the contention of the state government Read More

Ganduje bans tricycle operations in Kano

November 29, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje,has approved the ban of tricycle riders known as “Adaidaita Sahu” from operating on some major roads in Kano. The Kano Road Traffic Agency confirmed that the ban will take effect from Wednesday, November 30, 2022. The order was contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of KAROTA, Nabilusi Na’isa, and issued to newsmen in Kano Read More

Ganduje not fingered in EFCC report, govt demands apology from Sahara Reporters

November 6, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state government has condemned in strongest terms insinuation by an online publication, Sahara Reporters that Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is one the three governors fingered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as having stashed away funds in their houses. A statement by the commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba indicated that while the anti-graft agency did not Read More

Please, construct Karaye/Kabo road

November 2, 2022 Blueprint 0

Kabo and Karaye local government areas of Kano state are not accessible to each other despite their proximity. All these years, the state government has failed to construct the road despite its huge benefits to the state and its people. Over 90% of the people living in Karaye and Kabo local government areas are farmers, all they know is farming Read More

Kano flood and Tinubu’s philanthropy

October 27, 2022 Blueprint 0

Flooding has ravaged parts of Kano state with many people dead while many others have been rendered homeless. This is sad and sympathetic but nothing can be done to draw the hands of the clock backwards than to accept it as an act of God. Reportedly, more than one-third of the population are affected in the state. Properties worth millions Read More

APC to Kano NNPP: Shun over voting, rigging to avoid repeat of inconclusive election

October 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said to avoid the recurrence of the inconclusive election in 2019, the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) must shun repeating “over voting, massive rigging, vote stuffing and unleashing violence that resulted in the cancellation of some results from the governorship election.” The reaction is contained in a statement made available Read More

The bleaching trend among Kano women

October 12, 2022 Blueprint 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

2 killed as another building collapses in Kano

October 9, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A collapsed building has killed two yet to be identified siblings aged 15 years and 11 years in Kano. Their eldest sibling aged 17 years, was rescued alive on Friday. Spokesman of the Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, stated on Saturday in Kano that the house was located at Kofar Mata Hauren Gadagi area of Kano. “We received Read More

500 pupils in 2 Kano schools get education materials support

October 7, 2022 Kehinde Osasona Abuja 0

A Dubai-based company, Saitama LLC, has distributed educational materials to no fewer than 500 less privileged pupils in two primary schools in Kano. At the presentation ceremony, the company’s representative, Mr. Abubakar Umar, said the effort was part of the company’s commitment to give back to education in the state and to encourage the students. This was contained in a Read More

500 pupils get education support materials in 2 Kano schools

October 7, 2022 Kehinde Osasona Abuja 0

A Dubai-based company, Saitama LLC, has distributed education materials to no fewer than 500 less privileged pupils in two primary schools in Kano, Kano State. At the presentation ceremony, the company’s representative, Mr Abubakar Umar, explained that the effort was part of the commitment to give back to education in the state and to encourage the students in their pursuit Read More