Kano guber: Only the fittest will survive

January 18, 2023 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

As it promises to be in most Nigerian states, the governorship elections which will be held on March 11, 2023 in Kano state will definitely be a fierce contest. It is instructive that, given its strategic position in the Nigerian political arrangement, Kano really matters.  As a matter of fact, as the 2023 general elections draw near, Kano state is Read More

Doguwa breaks silence viral ‘threat’ video

December 14, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The majority Leader of the House of Representatives and an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Ado Doguwa, has defended his action after being caught on viral video threatening his constituents. Doguwa in a viral video was heard telling his followers he will deal with them if they don’t vote for APC in the 2023 election.  In an interview on Channels Television, Read More

Kano information commissioner bags media icon award

December 9, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Kano State Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Muhammad Garba, has received the Award of Milestone Recognition of Media Icons in Nigeria. Garba received the award at a ceremony held on thursday at the Muson Center, Onikan, Lagos. Other recipients of the prestigious award included the Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Chief Sam Amuka, Chairman of DAAR Communications Chief Raymond, Read More

VIDEO: Kwankwaso commissions Kano NNPP office

October 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The NNPP Presidential candidate, Sen Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, during the Commissioning of Kano NNPP Office at Sharada. Also in attendance are State chairman Haruna Dogowa, Kano State NNPP governorship candidate Engr. Abba Kabir Yusufand other candidates.

VIDEO: Watch as Ganduje meets dethroned Emir Sanusi

August 2, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido, and governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje, met for the first time in two years after the then monarch was dethroned. They met at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, on Monday. This is the first time the Governor and former Emir would be seen together since Sanusi got dethroned by Ganduje in 2020.  In Read More

Kano government reveals real cause of explosion along Aba road

May 17, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Kano state government has clarified that the early Tuesday morning explosion in the Sabon Gari area of the state did not occur in a school. The state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, in a statement on Tuesday said the incident happened at an animal feed store opposite the school along Aba road, Sabon Gari area of Fagge local government Read More

Breaking: Thugs attack Senator Barau Jibrin’s campaign office in Kano (VIDEO)

December 2, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Suspected thugs have attacked the gubernatorial campaign office of the senator representing Kano North, Barau Jibrin, in Kano state on Thursday morning. The said building Blueprint learnt is located along Maiduguri Road in Kano. Witnesses said the thugs were numbering about a 100 during the attack. This is coming on the heels of a court judgment which nullified the congresses Read More

Pictures: 40 dead, several injured as boat capsizes in Kano

December 1, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

No fewer than 40 persons have been confirmed dead and several injured after a boat conveying pupils of Madinatu Islamiyya school in Bagwai Local Government Area of Kano state, capsized on Tuesday night. An eyewitness said the boat capsized in the middle of the river though the reason for the accident is yet unknown. The deceased students and their teachers Read More

PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

Osun govt withdraws case against Aregbesola’s loyalists

October 23, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government, Friday, withdrew case instituted against some loyalists of former Governor Rauf Aregbesola, who are standing trial on alleged breach of peace. The defendants are leaders of the splinter group of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP). They are Hon Rasaq Salinsile, former party secretary and chairman of the factional APC, former State Chairman of the party, Read More

APC congress: Drug test mandatory for contestants in Kano

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the All Progressive Congress (APC) state congress scheduled for October 16, all contestants into executive offices are to be subjected to mandatory drug test. The state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, revealed this in a statement made available to Blueprint, Monday in Abuja, that all contestants are to visit the state office of the National Drug Law Read More

How KASU spent N10bn on permanent site, graduated 9,665 students – VC

September 25, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Kaduna State University (KASU) has so far spent over N10 billion on the development of its permanent site in Rigachikun, Igabi local government, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mohammed​​ Tanko has said.  Addressing the 4th Combined Convocation of the University and installation of ex-Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi as Chancellor of KASU on Saturday, Prof. Tanko said KASU also received N3 Read More

Customs intercept N41m contraband in Kano, Jigawa within 3 months

September 23, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Nigeria Custom Service, Kano, Jigawa command says it has intercepted contraband items of over fourty one million Naira ( N41,398,000.00) from July 2021 to date. The Comptroller of NSC, Kano jigawa command Suleiman Pai, made the disclosure while briefing Journalists in Kano Thursday. He noted that the Command was Steadfast in enforcing the policy of federal government which bans the importation Read More

Breaking: Newly appointed Emir is dead

September 22, 2021 Bashir Mohammed, Kano 0

The emir of Gaya, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, has died at the age of 93 after a protracted illness Blueprint findings revealed that the monarch has been indisposed since his appointment as the new emir of Gaya following the creation of four additional emirates in Kano dtate by governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The late Abdulkadir remained out of sight for the Read More

How mob sacked Sokoto police station, killed 13 bandits – Locals

An angry mob in Tangaza town attacked the Tangaza Divisional Police headquarters in Sokoto state, killed 13 suspected bandits and burnt them to ashes. A report from the area indicated that the suspected bandits were said to be among those that attacked the town Friday evening, killing two people. The report also said the bandits had, during the attack, carted Read More

How we killed Sen. Na’Allah’s son – Suspects

September 17, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Suspected killers of Capt Abdulkarim Bala Na’Allah, the first son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, have explained how they killed the pilot in his Malali residence two weeks ago. Abdulkareem was found dead in his room at his residence in Malali GRA, Kaduna on August 29, 2021. The two suspects paraded by Kaduna Police Command were Bashir Muhammad 23 and Nasiru 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

Arik Air resumes flights to Sokoto, Kano in September

September 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Foremost domestic and regional carrier, Arik Air has announced the resumption of its flight operations from Abuja to Sokoto and Kano from Friday, September 3, 2021. The hitherto suspended flights, it says will see the Abuja to Sokoto and Abuja to Kano operate weekly on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday while the Lagos passengers can also connect seamlessly to either of Read More

COVID-19: First journalist to take jab in Cross River dies as Edo records new cases, deaths

   The Edo state COVID-19 Task Force Monday said the state has recorded seven deaths from COVID-19-related pandemic. Leader of the team, Dr.  Ebomwoyi Osagie, who disclosed this to journalists in Benin City, said the dead persons were not vaccinated against the virus.  The development is generating some level of anxiety among residents of the state, particularly those who are yet to present themselves forward Read More

Kano – Kaduna rail line will be completed in 18 months – CCECC

August 27, 2021 Aliyu Askira 0

Management of China Civil Engineering and Construction Cooperation (CCECC) has said the Kano – Kaduna rail line project will be completed before its deadline of 18 months. The personnel manager of the company, Muhammad Kabir, said with the level at which land clearing is at the moment, the project will be completed before the scheduled time. He also said they Read More

Osun APC crisis: Police arraign Aregbesola’s loyalists for assault

August 23, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state police command, Monday arraigned a caretaker Aecretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon Rasaq Salinsile, former Chairman of the party, Reverend Adelowo Adebiyi, and five others before a Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, for alleged conspiracy and assault. Others are: former Commissioner for Works and Transports, Engr. Kazeem Salami, former Commissioner for Youth, Sports Read More