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

Stop defaming Hafsat Ganduje

August 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Recently, I heard some political charlatans trying to assassinate the character of the first lady of Kano state, Professor Hafsat Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. It seems to me that political chauvinism and cannibalism are in question. Our first lady, the wife of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been a woman of repute all her life and has attained the position of Read More

That unfortunate tale of poor Sayyid

August 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

“When you grow up a fatherless son, in many ways, you have to raise yourself. No one tells you what looks good on you, how to carry yourself, or provides the approval. Without a father, you grow up never knowing what you didn’t have. There’s no intimate model of who you want to become, it’s as if you are always Read More

2023: Kano first lady did not anoint any successor to Ganduje – KNSG

August 17, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state government has refuted a report attributed to the First Lady, Prof. Hafsat Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in which she is reported to have endorsed Murtala Sule Garo, commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs as successor to her husband come 2023. In a statement issued, Monday, the state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba explained that the governor’s Read More

Kano PDP did not call for Secondus’ resignation – State chair

August 11, 2021 Aliyu Askira 0

Chairman Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kano state chapter, Alhaji Wada Sagagi, Wednesday, said a report claiming to have come from Kano secretariat of the party calling for the resignation of the national chairman, Chief Uche Secondus ‘is a concocted and fabricated statement from the Aminu Wali faction of the party.’ Alhaji Wada Sagagi stated this in Kano at a press Read More

The bid to restore Kano’s commercial status

August 11, 2021 Blueprint 0

The flagging off of the construction of the Kano-Kaduna railway project as well as the commissioning of a three-layer bridge in Kano City by President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano recently were ample demonstration of the commitment of the Buhari and Ganduje governments to restore Kano to its glorious era as the centre of commerce in the West African sub-region. The rail project Read More

Applauding Kano state gov’t and private initiative on free eye surgery

August 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

It was excitement galore in Kano as some individuals who were at the verge of losing their sights got a relief after the state government and two private initiatives came to their aid. BASHIR MOHAMMED reports. Rendering humanitarian services by two reputable international organisations like Albasar Foundation and king Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre had been a laudable gesture Read More

Sultan’s postulate on Nigeria’s major ill

August 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, hit the bull’s eyes recently when he blamed the lack of understanding among Nigerians, as the major challenge facing the country, saying that for Nigeria to achieve peace, “citizens must understand one another”. In apparent corroboration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s exposition on the nation’s major problem, the sultan pointed out that it Read More

Secession agitations: Address hunger, injustice, Okorocha tells leaders

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has called on Nigerian leaders at all levels to quickly address the issues of hunger and injustice for the agitators of secession to stop. For him, the former Senate President Ken Nnamani, has also demanded restructuring in the country to address what he called injusticeswhich responsible for Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

Breaking: Dominic Oneya, ex-NFF President is dead

August 5, 2021 Editor 0

Former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association Brigadier General Dominic Oneya has passed on. Oneya led NFA, now Nigeria Football Federation in 2000. The death of Oneya was disclosed by Abubakar Aminu Ibrahim, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Kano state governor on social media. Oneya, who was the military Governor of Kano State during the military regime of General Read More

FMoCDE, Kano state train executives on e-governance

August 3, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has flagged off training on e-governance and digital transformation for the Kano state executive council members. The training is a pioneer programme at that level, aimed at equipping the leadership of the state with requisite skills for effective governance in line with global trends. The minister noted that Read More