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Kano Decries Drug Abuse Among Housewives, To Rehabilitate 100 Female Drug Addicts


The Kano State Government on Tuesday said that it had compiled a list of 100 housewives found to be “seriously addicted”, for rehabilitation. The government, however, did not state what substances the housewives were “seriously addicted” to. The state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, who expressed deep worries at the rising rate …

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Kano Pays N18m Monthly To 1,830 ‘Ghost’ Street Cleaners


The Kano State Government has uncovered 1,830 ghost workers out of the 2,490 casual workers engaged as street cleaners by the state Refuse Management and Sanitation Board, resulting in the loss N18.1m to the state government. Kano State Commissioner for Information, Malam Garba Mohammed, disclosed this in an interview with …

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Kano Govt. Donates N80.5m To Bomb Blasts Victims


Victims and relations of those that were affected in the bomb blasts that hit the Kano Central Mosque, Kwari market and a petrol station at Hotoro quarters, have received the sum of N80.5 million from the Kano State Government. The cheques were presented to the beneficiaries on Sunday at the …

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Kano Govt. Donates N15.8m Building Materials To Over 400 Flood Victims


The Kano State Government has donated N15.8 million worth of cement and roofing sheets to 415 flood victims at Hungu and Faragai villages in Albasu Local Government Area. The Executive Secretary, State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency (SERERA), Alhaji Ali Bashir, made the disclosure in an interview with the News …

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Kano Gov Sacks Over 2,000 Street Sweepers


The Kano State Government has terminated the appointments of 2,620 sweepers working under the state’s Refuse Management and Sanitation Board. It also revoked all corner shops allocated to individuals within the vicinity of Sani Abacha Stadium by the former administration of Gov. Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso These were part of the …

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We’ll Not Censor Media In Their Reportage – Kano

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

The Kano State Government yesterday pledged not to censor any media outfit operating in the state in the course of performing their statutory responsibilities. The Commissioner for Information, Youths Sports and Culture, Mr. Mohammed Garba, who gave the assurance while speaking with journalists in his office on Saturday, however, urged …

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We Didn’t Ban Christians From Going To Church On Sundays, Says Kano Govt

Abdullahi Ganduje

The Kano State Government on Saturday described as false, the report in some national dailies and online media that Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje has banned Christians resident in the state from going to church on Sundays. Speaking with journalists on Saturday in Kano, the Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, said the …

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Kano Govt Hails Death Sentence On Nine Persons For Blasphemy

Sharia Court

The Kano state Government has expressed satisfaction that the rule of law was allowed to take its course in the case of a recent judgment by an Upper Shari’a Court, Rijiyar Lemo, in the state, which passed death sentences on nine persons for blasphemy against the Prophet Mohammed (SAW). The …

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Ramadan: Kano Earmarks N220m For Free Feeding Centres

CORRECTING BYLINE Somali women and child

The Kano State Government has earmarked over N220 million to provide free food to the needy during the Muslim fasting period of Ramadan. The Chairman of the committee on Ramadan Free Feeding Programme, Alhaji Usman Bala, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in …

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Kano Reiterates Vow To Deal With Drug Users, Traffickers

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

The Kano State Government has vowed to deal with drug users and traffickers in the state. The Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, made the vow when the state’s Multi-Agency Task Force on Drug Abuse and Trafficking paid him a courtesy call at the Government House on Saturday. “We are not going to …

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Local Contractors Accuse Kano Govt Of Refusing To Settle N60bn Debt


Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso has been accused by local contractors who handled various projects for the state government of refusing to pay over N60 billion debt owed them. Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, the Chairman of Nigeria Indigenous Contractors Association, Kano branch, Auduwa Maitangaran, said the outstanding debts have …

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Collapsed Pedestrian Bridge: Contractor Indicted As Panel Submit Report To Kwankwaso


The committee set up by the Kano State Government to establish the remote and immediate cause of the recently collapsed pedestrian bridge in the metropolis, has indicted the project contractor for negligence. You may recall that one of the beams of the pedestrian bridge, which was still under construction had …

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Kano Declares Friday Public Holiday To Enable Civil Servants Collect PVC


With less than ten days to the commencement of general elections in the country, the Kano State Government has declared tomorrow, Friday, February 6, public holiday to allow civil servants, who have not collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), to do so. A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer …

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We’ll Give Buhari Maximum Support To Win Presidency – Kano Govt


The Kano State Government has promised to ensure that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), receives the maximum votes in the state come February 14, 2015. Speaking to journalists on Monday in his office, the deputy governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, said: “The die has …

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Kano Directs Schools To Reopen Today


The Kano State Government has directed all public and private schools in the state to reopen on October 13. The directive is contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Director, Public Relations Department, state Ministry of Education, Hadiza Habib, in Kano on Sunday. A copy of the statement read …

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Tambuwal Urges Kwankwaso, Emirate Council To Immortalise Late Galadinman Kano

Galadiman Kano

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has urged the Kano State government and the Emirate Council to ensure the immortalisation of the late Galadiman Kano, Alhaji Tijjani Hashim, who died on Monday at his Abuja residence. The speaker, while condoling the Kano State government and the emirate, …

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Emir Sanusi Advocates Stringent Punishment For Spouses Who Seek Divorce On Flimsy Grounds


The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has urged the Kano State Government to enact a law that will punish those who dissolve their marriages on questionable grounds. The Emir was reacting to the spate of divorce in Kano State, and said there must be punitive steps to reverse the …

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We’re Not Afraid Of Plans By FG To Probe Kano Finances, Says Kwankwaso

Rabi'u Kwankwaso

The Kano State Government has reacted to the alleged moves by the Federal Government to beam its searchlight on the state’s finances, saying it is prepared for every politically motivated onslaught by President Goodluck Jonathan. The state Commissioner of Information, Nuhu Abubakar, who made this known in an interview, said …

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Bagauda Bridge Collapse: Kano Govt. Cautions Motorists Coming From Jos

collapsed bridge

The Kano State Government on Saturday in Kano advised motorists going to the state from Jos to divert to Kwanar Dangora through Rahama roundabout. The Commissioner for Water Resources, Dr Yunusa DanGwani, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the diversion became necessary because of the near collapse of …

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Kano, France Sign Agreement To Promote French language


The Kano State Government has signed a cooperation agreement with the French government to promote French language in the state. This is contained in a statement signed by Halilu Dantiye, the Director of Press, in Kano on Tuesday. Mr. Dantiye stated that the agreement was signed in Abuja on Monday by Governor …

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