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Kano Directs Schools To Reopen Today

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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 ... Read More »

Tambuwal Urges Kwankwaso, Emirate Council To Immortalise Late Galadinman Kano

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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, ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Kano, France Sign Agreement To Promote French language

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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 ... Read More »

Kano Sues Okonjo-Iweala, PPPRA Over Deductions

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The Kano State Government has dragged the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and two others over their alleged refusal to provide it with information regarding deductions from its allocations and those of its local governments for the Petroleum Support Fund (PSF). Joined in ... Read More »

Kano Seeks Death Penalty For Child-Bride Accused Of Poisoning Husband, Three Others

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The 14-year-old child bride accused of killing her husband and three of his friends by poisoning their food in April, has been charged by the Kano State Government with culpable homicide punishable by death. The charge comes on the heels of the withdrawal of the case that has attracted local ... Read More »

Kano Moves To Free Indigenes Among Detained Travelers In Abia

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The Kano State Government said it had dispatched a delegation to Abia State to secure the release of Kano indigenes among the 486 persons arrested by security operatives recently. The state’s Commissioner for Information, Danburan Abubakar, said in Kano on Saturday that the delegation have since arrived in Abia and ... Read More »

Kano State Government Reedem House Pledge to Ex-Eaglets Stars

Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso Redeem House and Cash Gifts to Indigenous Football Prodigies.

Ex-Golden Eaglets duo of Musa Muhammed and Zaharadeen Bello have finally received keys and papers to a two bedroom flat, while their other colleagues and officials have gotten monetary rewards from the Kano State Government. Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Thursday redeemed the promise he made last year to the ... Read More »

Kwankwaso Releases N6.4m For ‘Brain Treatment’ Of Two Young Accident Victims Abroad

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The Kano State Government has released N6.4 million for the treatment abroad of two children who were involved in a motor accident recently in the state. The Interim Management Chairman of Madobi Local Government (LG), Alhaji Auwalu Tudunwada, disclosed this at a press briefing in Kano on Saturday. The News Agency of ... Read More »

Cholera Outbreak: FG Donates Drugs Worth N34m To Kano Govt

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The Federal Government has donated drugs worth N34m to the Kano State Government to enable it to tackle cholera outbreak which affected 22 local government areas in the state. The Project Director, Nigerian Centre for Diseases Control, Federal Ministry of Health, Prof. Abdulsalam Nasidi, said this while briefing newsmen in ... Read More »

Kano Receives 56 Deported Indigenes From Saudi Arabia

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The Kano State Government said it received 56 persons out of the number of those deported into the country from Saudi Arabia. The Director-General of the state Hisba Board, Abba Sufi, said on Friday in Kano that the deportees, who hailed from the state, were brought to Kano from Abuja ... Read More »

Kano Govt. Warns Petrol Station Owners Against Hoarding Product

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The Kano State Government has warned owners of filling stations hoarding petrol not to do so or face the wrath of the law. The State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, Cooperatives and Tourism, Dr Damburam Nuhu, gave the warning in a statement signed by the ministry’s Public Relations Officer, Malam Aliyu Yusuf. ... Read More »

Kano Govt. Fumigates Streets Against Malaria, Others

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The Kano State Government has begun the spraying and fumigation of the municipal council areas of Kano, to prevent the spread of malaria and other infectious diseases. Alhaji Abdullahi Bichi, the Managing Director of the state Refuse Management and Sanitation Board (REMASAB), made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on ... Read More »

Kano Declares Monday Public Holiday To Mark Islamic New Year

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The Kano State Government on Saturday declared Monday as a public holiday to commemorate new Islamic year, 1435 A.H. (Muharram). This is contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer in the Office of the Head of Service, Alhaji Mustapha Fagge in Kano. According to the statement, the public holiday ... Read More »

Kano Govt Denies Employing 100 Foreign Doctors

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The Kano State Government on Friday denied reports that it had employed 100 medical doctors from Egypt with plans to pay them 10 times more than it is paying indigenous doctors. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Abubakar Labaran denied the claim while briefing newsmen on Friday in Kano. “The ministry of health ... Read More »

Measles: Kano State Govt Sign MoU On Routine Immunization With Dangote, Bill And Melinda Gates Foundations

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The Kano State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dangote and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations for the revitalisation of routine immunisation and other primary healthcare services, an official said. Dr Shehu Abdullahi, the Executive Secretary, Kano State Primary Health Care Management Board, said this in Kano on Monday at ... Read More »

Press Release: President Jonathan Condemns Kano Motor Park Bomb Blast

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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has condemned in strong terms today’s (yesterday) bomb blasts in Kano. The President said the barbaric incident will not deter the Federal Government from its strong-willed determination to overcome those who do not mean well for this nation. He said the Federal Government will not be stampeded, ... Read More »

Dangote, Kwankwaso Donate N6m Each To Families Of Slain Health Workers

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Kano state government and President of Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote, Wednesday donated the sum of N6million each to the families of health workers administering polio vaccines who were felled when unknown gunmen opened fire on them in two separate attacks on health centres last Friday in Kano. A ... Read More »