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

Breaking: Moving train crushes truck, tricycle, many feared dead in Kano

January 23, 2022 Bashir Mohammed, Kano 0

There is anxiety in Kano metropolis after a moving train crushed a Dangote truck loaded with cement and tricycle with passengers on Sunday in Kano. Many people are reportedly affected in the incident with rescue workers at the scene. The incident occurred on Obasanjo road in Kano metropolis at 11:30am on Sunday. Eyewitnesses, who run businesses near the rail-track, said they saw Read More

Kano Dala dry port sets for take-off in March

January 20, 2022 Suleiman Idris 0

Business relationships between Nigeria and its northern neighbour, the Republic of Niger will witness massive growth when the much anticipated Dala Inland Dry Port (IDP) in Kano state is inaugurated by March 2022, the DIDP Chairman, Abubakar Bawuro has affirmed. He said the project, which has so far gulped over N5 billion in construction has attained over 80 per cent Read More

Aides to Gbajabiamila enroll 130 pupils in Kano school

January 11, 2022 Joshua Egbodo 0

Appointees of Speaker of the House of Representatives under the aegis of Gbaja Professionals Volunteer Network, have enrolled 130 pupils into school in Dawakin Tofa local government area of Kano state. The speaker’s aides equally renovated a students’ hostel for indigent students of Dawakin Tofa who are studying at various tertiary institutions of learning in Kano. The hostel, located in Read More

Our confidence in new Gaya emir unshakable – Bello Gaya

January 7, 2022 Bashir Mohammed 0

A prominent indigene of Gaya emirate resident in Kano, Alhaji Bello Umar Gaya, has described the newly appointed emir of Gaya, Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim Abdulkadir as a formidable treasure to the Kano Council of Chiefs who could be relied upon for consultations and fatherly guidance. He said the people of Gaya emirate have unfettered confidence in his capacity to live Read More

Breaking: Another ex-presidential candidate is dead

January 3, 2022 Editor 0

The presidential candidate of the National Republican Convention (NRC), during the 1993 presidential election, Alhaji Bashir Othman Tofa, has passed on. He was aged 74. According deceased relation, Tofa died in the early hours of Monday at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) after a protracted illness. Tofa died few months after Obadiah Mailafia, a former presidential candidate of the Read More

KaLMA to empower 30,000 students

December 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

The British Council has said the Kano Literacy and Maths Accelerator (KaLMA) programme, funded through UK Aid, will improve literacy and numeracy among primary 4 to primary 6 pupils in Kano state. On the 9th of December 2021, the KaLMA programme results were shared at a dissemination event held at the Fountain Hall of the Rockview Hotel Royale, Abuja. The Read More

Kano APC: CSO passes vote of confidence on Senator Jibrin

December 18, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

 A coalition of non-for-profit organisation, Civil Society Groups for Transparency and Accountability (CSGTA), has expressed confidence in the chairman of the Senate committee on appropriation, Senator Barau Jibrin, for his exemplary leadership for Kano State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).  Expressing solidarity and support for Jibrin, the group also condemned the politically-motivated campaign of calumny against the Senator Read More

Not yet Uhuru over Kano state APC leadership

December 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

The situation in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano state can’t end with the present presumed victory of the third party, because it is just the beginning and not the end. The problem is not that the third party has no constitutional right, because there is nowhere a parallel election would have been adjudged to be legal. Actually, the Read More

Kano bans use of commercial boat in Bagwai – Badau River

December 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Kano state government has announced a ban on the use of commercial boats in ferrying passengers in Bagwai-Badau River in Bagwai local government area of the state. The order followed the boat mishap Tuesday, which claimed 29 lives in Badau village of the local government area. In a statement, the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, said in the interim, Read More

[Breaking] Banishment: Court pronounces fresh judgement on deposed Emir Sanusi

November 30, 2021 Editor 0

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday declared as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional, the banishment of the deposed Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi to Awe, a remote community in Nasarawa State. The court presided over by Justice Anwuli Chikere held that the restrictions placed on Sanusi after his deposition on March 9, 2020, on allegations of insubordination are Read More

Sani Buhari Daura dies at 86

November 29, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The renowned Kano based business mogul and traditional title holder, Alhaji Sani Buhari Daura, died Sunday at the age of 86, after a protracted illness. A family source said Walin Daura as posited by the traditional titile he was holding until the time of his demise, died in Dubai, the United Arab Emirate(UAE), after having a long spell with the Read More

APC’s future bleak – Ex-Kano dep.gov

November 16, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Former deputy governor of Kano state Prof. Hafizu Abubakar has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party on transition which its future is bleak . Speaking to journalists at the residence of Senator Ibrahim Shekarau in Kano Tuesday, Abubakar said unless effective changes were made and proactive measures taken, the party is destined to crash and give way Read More

200 workers face job threat over ‘property tussle’ in Kano

November 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

About 200 staff of Ugolab Production Nigeria Limited, a pharmaceutical company in Kano state may lose their jobs following an enforcement of a court order by the State High Court. The property, situated on plot 157/159 club road in the metropolis and known as Ugolab Production Nigeria Limited, has been under legal contention between the owners of the lab and Read More

80-year-old kidnap victim rescued in Kano

November 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

Police have rescued an 80-year-old man, Alhaji Nadabo, who was kidnapped at Chiromawa village, Garun Mallam local government area of the state in Kano. Kano state Police command spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, stated this in a statement Sunday. He said the victim was rescued following a report received on the 12/11/2021 at about 1957hrs that Alhaji Nadabo was kidnapped. Read More

Arewa: One region, many issues

November 4, 2021 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

Nigerians will always remember the 1960 independence of Nigeria that has its Prime Minister, Sir Abubabakar Tafawa Balewa, a northerner from Bauchi state, heads of state Gen.Yakubu Gowon, Plateau state, Gen. Murtala Mohammed from Kano state, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Katsina state, Gen.Ibrahim Babangida, Niger dtate, Gen Sani Abacha from Kano state, Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar from Niger dtate, Musa Yar’adua and Read More

Re-Muhuyi’s misguided interview

November 1, 2021 Najeeb Danjuma 0

When I read the above caption, that appeared on October 17, 2021, in the Blueprint written by Ibrahim Abdu Zango I tried to figure out what the writer actually intended to achieve. At the beginning, he commended the courage and achievements recorded by the 45-year-old Rimin Gado born lawyer in the anti-corruption drive in Kano state, which he acknowledged that Read More

I’ve benefitted immensely from President Buhari – Rarara

October 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

Dauda Adamu Kahutu, popularly known as Rarara, hails from Danja local government area of Katsina state. In this interview, he tells ALIYU ASKIRA that he journeyed to Kano about 20 years ago to study to become a qualified Arabic teacher. He also reveals how he instead ended up as a singer, singing mostly for politicians with his famous works being Read More

Kano proposes N196bn 2022 budget

October 28, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state Thursday presented a budget of N196,353,468,5.5k for the year 2022 fiscal year before the House of Assembly for consideration. Presenting the budget tagged; ‘Budget of consolidation and prosperity’ to the legislators, members of the state executive council, opinion leaders and notable stakeholders, Governor Ganduje said the 2022 capital expenditure stands at the sum Read More

IPMAN kicks as depot owners plan to hike fuel price

October 25, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Kano has alerted the federal government over the decision by some unpatriotic private depot owners to raise prices of the product in order to cause fuel crisis in the country. The IIPMAN chairman, Kano state chapter, Alhaji Bashir Danmallam, stated this in a statement issued in Kano wweklend. He said some of Read More