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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Kano Govt Hails Death Sentence On Nine Persons For Blasphemy

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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 ... Read More »

Ramadan: Kano Earmarks N220m For Free Feeding Centres

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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Local Contractors Accuse Kano Govt Of Refusing To Settle N60bn Debt

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Kano Declares Friday Public Holiday To Enable Civil Servants Collect PVC

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Kano Directs Schools To Reopen Today

Rabi’u-Musa-Kwankwaso

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

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 ... 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 »