Rotary clubs: Ganduje calls for membership sensitisation

August 25, 2020 Bashir Mohammed 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has called for more sensitisation on the need to join Rotary Clubs in view of their selfless service to humanity. The governor said contributions made by the clubs, especially in the fight against polio eradication worldwide, is something that could not be over emphasised. A press statement in Kano Tuesday said Ganduje spoke Read More

BUK gets new senate building

August 14, 2020 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Minster of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Thursday inaugurated a new senate building at Bayero University, Kano, named after Prof. Adamu Abubakar Rasheed, the executive secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC). A press statement issued in Kano Friday indicated that the new structure was constructed by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund).  Rasheed was the ninth vice-chancellor from Read More

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Breaking: Coronavirus cases now 9 in Kano as 5 new shows up

April 15, 2020 Editor 0

Nine positive cases of Covid-19 have now been recorded in Kano with five new ones discovered Wednesday morning. The state Ministry of Health revealed this via their verified twitter handle. The first ever coronavirus case emerged in Kano last Saturday after a former Ambassador imported it from Lagos state. Details loading…

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Face your studies, VC tasks BUK new students

March 20, 2020 Editorial III 0

The vice chancellor of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, has admonished the newly-admitted students of the school to be hardworking, focused and study hard so as to excel in their courses. The VC gave the advice at BUK convocation arena during an orientation for the new students recently. For them to actualise their primary objective of coming Read More

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NIMC extends enrolment for UTME candidates

January 11, 2020 Editor 0

The National Identity Management Commission has announced on its twitter handle that enrolment centres in Abuja, Lagos and Kano would open on Saturday to register the UTME/DE candidates. The tweet explained that only candidates for the examination would be registered in the three cities on Saturday. The public notice read, “All NIMC enrolment centres in Abuja, Kano and Lagos will Read More

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Kano: Face-off with Emir Sanusi persist – Ganduje

June 10, 2019 Editor 0

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said he’s yet to reconcile his differences with the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sunusi II. The governor spoke Sunday in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Alhaji Abba Anwar. He said though a reconciliation meeting was held in Abuja Friday, the matter between the governor and the emir was far from Read More

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Breaking – Alleged financial fraud: In Kano, Ganduje queries Emir Sanusi as suspension hammer dangles on embattled monarch

June 6, 2019 Editor 0

Barely three days after Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission recommended the suspension of the Emir Muhammadu Sanusi Governor Abdulahi Ganduje has issued a query to him. The commission said during its investigation, it uncovered that N3.4 billion was misspent by the emirate under Sanusi. The amount was said to have been misappropriated between 2014 and 2017. Details loading…

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Ganduje gets fresh ‘order’ from SERAP, day after appointing Emirs in Kano

May 12, 2019 Editor 0

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, urging him to use his good offices and position to: “publicly reject life pensions and brand-new vehicles for lawmakers bill passed by the Kano State House of Assembly, and to prevail on the members of the House to immediately drop the bill, Read More

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APC’s Ganduje wins guber rerun with landslide margin in Kano

March 24, 2019 Editor 0

Incunbent governor Abdullahi Ganduje has been declared winner of Kano State supplementary election conducted across the 28 local government areas of the state on Saturday. After collation of results of the election, Governor Ganduje who contested on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) scored 45, 876 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Abba Yusuf of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Read More

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Supplementary poll: Thugs attack 2 Kano Commissioners, Police arrest Yakasai

March 23, 2019 Editor 0

Kano State Commissioners of Information and his counterpart in the State Ministry of Finance, Alhaji Mohammed Garba and Aminu Danamu were on Saturday attacked by unidentified armed thugs, while supervising the conduct of governorship election re-run. Speaking to Blueprint on the ordeal suffered by the duo, Comrade Garba said it was the divine intervention that saved their lives, as the Read More

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Kano CP tenders apology to NBA over lawyers’ detention

March 22, 2019 Editorial III 0

Sequel to the 48yrs ultimatum given by the Kano Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over the alleged molestation of two of its members by the Police, the Police Commissioner CP Mohammed Wakil has tendered an unreserved apology to the legal body for the action of his personnel. Addressing the executives of the association in Kano on Thursday, Wakili Read More

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Breaking: Finally, INEC schedules supplementary elections for Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau, Sokoto

March 12, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday March 23 for 2019 supplementary elections in states where governorship elections were declared inconclusive. According to the Commission in a statement on Tuesday by Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Barrister Festus Okoye, the Returning Officers in Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue. Kano, Plateau and Sokoto States declared the governorship elections inconclusive. Read More

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Kano guber: INEC makes u-turn, set to declare result

March 12, 2019 Editor 0

The Kano State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Professor Riskuwa Arabu Shehu, has assured that winner of the gubernatorial election in the state would be declared today. Shehu explained that the commission would use its primary and secondary data source to re-generate the results of 10 wards that were already collated in Nassarawa local government in order to collate the destroyed results, Read More

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Breaking: INEC declares Kano governorship election inconclusive

March 11, 2019 Editor 0

After a long wait, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just declared Kano governorship election inconclusive. This followed the  cancellation of results  in 172 polling units across some Local government areas of Kano. Making the announcement at exactly 10pm Monday night at the Headquarters of the Commission  in Kano, the returning officer for Kano State Prof. BB Shehu said Read More

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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