• Unpaid civil servants must not protest – Kano government warns

    Unpaid civil servants must not protest – Kano government warns

    According to reports, the Kano State Government has warned its civil servants, who were yet to collect their salaries due to some reasons, not to stage protest.

    This is contained in a statement signed by Mustapha Fagge, Public Relations Officer, Office of the Head of Service, and issued to newsmen on Wednesday in Kano.

    The statement said the warning was necessary following report that text massage was being sent to the affected workers through the social media to assemble at Audu Bako […]

  • Kano government reaches deal with WAEC, NECO over withheld results

    Kano government reaches deal with WAEC, NECO over withheld results

    According to reports, the Kano State Government has reached agreement with the Governing Boards of WAEC and NECO to release the withheld results of students of public schools in the state, this week.

    A statement by the Deputy Director, Public Relations Department of the state Ministry of Education, Hajiya Hadiza Habib, appealed to both parents and students to remain calm and law abiding.

    It said the government was not unaware of their anxiety to access the SSCE results of their respective wards.

    It […]

  • Eid el-Kabir: Kano government donates N2.5m food items to prison inmates

    Eid el-Kabir: Kano government donates N2.5m food items to prison inmates

    According to reports, the Kano State Government on Sunday donated food items worth N2.5 million to enable prison inmates in the state celebrate Eid-el-Kabir.

    The items comprised three cows, 14 rams, 40 bags of rice, 16 jerry- cans of vegetable oil and other food items.

    The Secretary to Kano State Government (SSG), Alhaji Usman Alhaji, told officials of Kano Central Prisons, Kurmawa, at the presentation ceremony, that the gesture was to assist the inmates celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with ease.

    “It has been a tradition […]

  • Kano government sacks nine officials over alleged fraud

    Kano government sacks nine officials over alleged fraud

    The Kano State Government has sacked nine officials of the state Ministry for Local Government over alleged fraud.

    Similarly, the government has suspended a director with the Ministry of Finance over the same offence.

    A statement by Mustapha Fagge, the Public Relations Officer in the office of the Head of Service, on Thursday said that the four officials had been handed over to the police for tampering with pension funds,

    According to the statement, the nine affected workers and director were indicted in […]

  • Kano government approves N253 million for students abroad

    Kano government approves N253 million for students abroad

    Kano state Executive Council has approved N115, 400, 477. 6 for the payment of upkeep and other allowances, for three months, in respect of its 459 students studying in six countries.

    The students are on the state government scholarship, pursuing various postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in universities in China, India, Cyprus, Egypt, Uganda and Sudan.

    The state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, disclosed this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the 52nd State weekly Executive Council meeting, held at the Aminu […]

  • Kano government to build 2,000 Houses for low income earners

    Kano government to build 2,000 Houses for low income earners

    The Kano State government has announced plans to construct a total of 2,000 housing units that would each cost N2.7 million for the benefit of low and average income earners.

    The state Commissioner of Information, Comrade Muhammad Garba, said this during a meeting organized by the Northwest Zone of the Nigeria Union of Journalists.

    Comrade Muhammad Garba said the decision to construct the houses was taken following consideration by the government that the houses built by the previous administration were “too expensive […]

  • Kano government sponsors 5,200 pupils for 2016 common entrance exam

    Kano government sponsors 5,200 pupils for 2016 common entrance exam

    Kano State Government has sponsored 5,200 pupils for the 2016 National Common Entrance Examinations.

    A press statement signed by the state’s information commissioner, Comrade Muhammad Garba, disclosed that a total of N13million was spent for the registration of the candidates at the sum of N2,500 per pupil, besides N22 million for transport fare and feeding.

    He stated that the participants were drawn from the 44 local government areas, adding that 200 candidates were selected from each of the eight metropolitan local government […]