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Breaking: Anxiety mounts as Nigerians await final Kano guber result

March 11, 2019 Editor 0

There is increasing apprehension within the ancient city of Kano following intense expectation of final declaration of Saturday’s governorship election result. At the moment, the last outcome of the remaining local government area result is being awaited. Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is already leading after polling 960,004 votes as against APC’s 953,522 votes. The opposition party is leading with a Read More

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Breaking: Police nabs Kano deputy governor, Commissioner as INEC suspends result collation, declaration

March 11, 2019 Editor 0

Men of the Nigeria Police have arrested Kano state deputy governor, Nasiru Gawuna, and the state’s commissioner for local governments, Murtala Sule Garo for allegedly attempting to disrupt the collation of result at Nassarawa local government area of the state. The Nasarawa local government result is the last to be collated out of the 44 local government areas in the Read More

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Election: Ganduje commends voters turnout in Kano

March 9, 2019 Editorial II 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has applauded the efforts of the people of Kano especially women for coming en mass to exercise their Civic responsibility. Ganduje stated this while addressing journalists shortly after he cast his vote at ganduje cikin gari ward in dawakin tofa local area of Kano state. He commended the efforts of INEC officials for Read More

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Like Kano PDP, court stops Taraba, Enugu APC guber candidates

March 7, 2019 Editor 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo, Taraba state capital Wednesday stopped the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sani Abubakar Danladi from contesting Saturday’s governorship election. The presiding judge, Justice Stephen Pam, in a ruling on age falsification brought against Danladi by Usman Udi and three others, said the APC candidate filled different dates of birth for the Read More

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Breaking: After 2 months, Deji Adeyanju regains freedom

February 18, 2019 Editor 0

Popular ActivistDeji Adeyanju has been granted bail by the Kano State High Court after spending 67 days in detention. Mr Adeyanju was freed on bail a while ago on Monday when his matter came up, with a condition that he must provide sureties and N500,000, according to his lawyers. Mr Adeyanju was arrested on December 13 over allegations he was Read More

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PDP Gov candidate’s house set ablaze in Kano

February 12, 2019 Editor 0

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano, Abba Yusuf, has revealed that his house was been set ablaze on Monday. Yusuf also accused members of ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) of committing the act. A statement by the spokesperson of the candidate, PDP, alleged that the attack was carried out by over 60 thugs led by Read More

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Kano guber: PDP submits Kwankwaso’s Son-in-law’s name

October 23, 2018 Editorial III 0

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has submitted the name of Abba Yusuf the son-in-law of the former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the party’s gubernatorial candidate. According to source at the party headquarters in Abuja, Yusuf was among the list of candidates submitted to the electoral body in Abuja, Thursday, last Read More

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Rangers applaud Kano fans, eye Akwa scalp

October 2, 2018 Blueprint 0

Team manager of Rangers International F.C, Barrister Amobi Ezeaku, has applauded the large football fans in the ‘Groundnut Pyramid’ city of Kano for their massive support to the ‘Flying Antelope’ during the group stage matches of the ongoing NFF/Aiteo Federation cup 2018 in which the Enugu side came tops in the zone. In a chat after the team emerged leaders Read More

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‘I’ll develop Kano if elected president’

September 12, 2018 Blueprint 0

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar met with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) delegates from Kano with a pledge to develop the commercial city if elected President in 2019. Kano, according to him, is like a home because he did not only go to School of Hygiene, Kano; he has a home in Kano. Unlike in Jigawa state when Atiku pleaded with Read More

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2019: Group urges Kwankwaso to contest

July 10, 2018 Blueprint 0

A group, Kwankwaso Support Initiative (KSI), has called on the Senator Representing Kano Central Federal Constituency, former Governor of Kano State, (Dr) Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, to contest for President in the 2019 general election. KSI made the call through a communiqué signed by Chairman, Abdullahi Dahiru Esq and Secretary, Franklin Onyeneke, noting that it’s consensus is for the former Governor Read More

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My appointment can’t stop me featuring in movies –Rashidat Adamu

June 3, 2018 Blueprint 0

Hajiya Rashida Adamu is Special Adviser to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, onWomen Affairs. Before her appointment she was a household name in the Kannywood film industry. She had paid her dues in terms of featuring in some hit films. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she speaks on her new appointment, politics in Kano and the film industry among Read More

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‘Ganduje, most peopleoriented governor’

April 19, 2018 Blueprint 0

Kano state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been described as the “most vibrant and peopleoriented governor” in the country, “whose leadership qualities manifest through the many infrastructure development initiatives of his administration.” The remark was contained in a letter of appreciation sent to the governor, for flagging-off of the Dangi Roundabout Interchange Flyover and Underpass, by an amalgamation of Read More

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NSE calls for placement of road signs to check accident

January 6, 2018 Blueprint 0

By Benjamin Umuteme Abuja with agency report The Kano State Chapter of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), has called on the state government to place road signs few meters before the two old tollgates along Zaria Road. The chairman, Alhaji Rabi’u Haruna made the call after he visited the abandoned tollgate where 11 women lost their lives in a Read More

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Kano anti- graft body recovers N1bn in 2017

January 5, 2018 Blueprint 0

  Kano state Public Complaints and Anti Corruption Commission, has recovered the sum of N1billion in cash and property from corrupt officers and treated over 2,000 related cases in 2017. Chairman of the Commission, Malam Muhuyi Magaji Rimin Gado, made the disclosure at a press conference in Kano yesterday. He said the Commission had also recruited 120 staff and deployed Read More

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Letter to Governor Ganduje

December 2, 2017 Blueprint 0

Sir, as a concerned indigene, I feel compelled to write this letter to you with the hope that it will be a remainder on a project that seems to be abandoned by your administration. The project is the road linking Karaye, Rimin-Gado and Kabo local Government areas, which terminated at Janguza. The road was awarded by Governor Kwankwaso’s administration, and Read More