• Kano State Governor’s Daughter Fatima Abdullahi Looks Stunning in New Photos

    Kano State Governor’s Daughter Fatima Abdullahi Looks Stunning in New Photos

    Fatima Abdullahi Ganduje is just not another pretty face, the daughter of Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, is a First Class graduate of the American University of Nigeria, Yola, Adamawa State.

    The human rights activist is the founder of Let’s Talk Humanity, a Non-Government Organization, devoted to providing educational services to children, disabled and impaired; youth education and women

  • Kano state dislodges 1000 students to accommodate 1500 Adamawa corp members

    Kano state dislodges 1000 students to accommodate 1500 Adamawa corp members

    Over 1000 students of Government Secondary School, (GSS) Karaye, Kano state, have been sent home, with the state government paying their transportation fare back to their respective states.

    This move was carried out so as to provide room to accommodate over 1,500 corp members, newly deployed to Adamawa State, to observe their orientation camp programme in Kano due to the insurgency in Adamawa.

    This was just as the Kano State coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Yusuf Baba charged the […]

  • Kano State loses 2 pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

    Kano State loses 2 pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

    It was gathered that the Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board has confirmed the death of two pilgrims from the state in Saudi Arabia during the 2016 Hajj.

    The Public Relations Officer of the board, Alhaji Nuhu Badamasi, confirmed this in a telephone interview on Saturday in Kano.

    The National Hajj Commission had announced that 18 Nigerians lost their lives during this year Hajj.

    Badamasi said the two male victims from Kano died after brief illness in Mina and Mecca respectively.

    He said one of […]

  • Bag of Rice now sells for N17,500 as prices of food items crash in Kano

    Bag of Rice now sells for N17,500 as prices of food items crash in Kano

    Prices of food items are coming down following the arrival of new harvests at Kano markets where a bag of rice now sells for N17,500 as against previous price of N19,000 and above.

    A survey at some markets in the state revealed that prices of some grains have drastically reduced but rice, still experiencing high demand, remains costly but with slight drop in price. A bag of maize is now selling for N10,000 as against N13, 000 it sold last month, […]

  • Photos: Kano State Police Command arrest 22 suspected kidnappers

    Photos: Kano State Police Command arrest 22 suspected kidnappers

    The Kano State Police Command said it has successfully bust a notorious kidnapping hub and arrested 22 suspected kidnappers and armed bandits terrorising communities around Falgore and Gomo Forests in Doguwa and Sumalia Local Government Area of the state.

    Speaking to newsmen on Tuesday, September 6th, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Rabiu Yusuf, who paraded the suspects, attributed the success of his anti-kidnapping unit to their following the criminals into Falgore and Gomo forests where they were operating.

    Among the suspects arrested […]

  • DSS arrests Boko Haram bomb expert seeking recruitment into Nigeria Army

    DSS arrests Boko Haram bomb expert seeking recruitment into Nigeria Army

    The Department of State Services, DSS, in collaboration with the Military in a well coordinated operation arrested a Boko Harm bomb making expert, Idris Audu, who has allegedly perfected plans to seek recruitment into the Nigerian Army.

    A statement by the spokesperson of the secret police, Tony Opuiyo, yesterday said, Audu and one other specialist in the making of Improvised Explosive Devise, IEDs, were arrested in Kano State.

    Opuiyo said, “In response to the regrouping of Boko Haram elements in Kano State, […]

  • Kano begins screening of 1,000 prospective mass wedding couples

    Kano begins screening of 1,000 prospective mass wedding couples

    The Kano State Hisbah Board said it had commenced medical screening of 1,000 prospective couples for the next Mass Wedding Programme in the state.

    The Director General of the board, Dr Abba Sufi, told NAN in Kano on Friday that the screening which started last week was aimed at ensuring the health status of the couples before the marriage.

    “The medical screening started about eight days ago and it is intended to ascertain the health status of every one of them,” he […]

  • Kano state Commissioner for Women Affairs, Barr. Zubaida Abubakar present food items to a less privileged woman at Bichi town, Kano State

    Kano state Commissioner for Women Affairs, Barr. Zubaida Abubakar present food items to a less privileged woman at Bichi town, Kano State

    Kano State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Barrister Zubaida Damakka Abubakar on Saturday, disbursed food items worth Millions of Naira to the less privileged women in Kano North Senatorial zone of the state.

    The food items are part of the 1,000 cartons of Sphagetti, 1,000 cartons of macaroni, 300 bags of rice, 1,000 cartons of couscous, 1,000 bags of Semovita, 1,000 bags of wheat flour and 500 bags of sugar donated on Thursday, by the First Lady of the […]

  • Aisha Buhari Arrives Kano State For A 1-day Visit … photos

    Aisha Buhari Arrives Kano State For A 1-day Visit … photos

    Wife Of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari was received by the Kano state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and his wife Dr Hafsat Abdullahi Ganduje as she arrived, on a one day working visit to Kano on Thursday.

    Wife Of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari was received by the Kano state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and his wife Dr Hafsat Abdullahi Ganduje as she arrived, on a one day working visit to Kano on

  • Woman killed in Kano market for alleged blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed

    Woman killed in Kano market for alleged blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed

    An unidentified woman was yesterday killed at Yan Robobi in Kofar Wambai market in Kano by an irate mob, who accused her of blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed.

    Sources revealed that the woman did not belong to any association in the market, making it difficult for any of the traders to contact security operatives to avert the disaster before she was eventually hacked to death by the angry mob.

    It was also gathered that the woman, who sold plastic wares, was in the […]

  • 1 Dead, Goods Worth Millions Destroyed in Fire Disaster at Kurmi Market in Kano State (Photos)

    1 Dead, Goods Worth Millions Destroyed in Fire Disaster at Kurmi Market in Kano State (Photos)

    A popular market in the northern part of Nigeria has been razed by wild fire with massive damages recorded. No fewer than 95 shops were razed by fire that gutted the famous Kurmi market in Kano metropolis on Tuesday night. See… pictures below

    According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), one person died due to suffocation and another injured following the fire outbreak.

    The incident which occurred around 10pm yesterday night to the early […]