Kano State

Nigeria:Kano Deputy Governor Resigns Over Alleged Humiliation, Injustice

KanoDeputy Governor of Kano State, Prof. Hafizu Abubakar has resigned his position.Abubakar, who disclosed this in a statement yesterday, said he …

Africa

Nigeria:One Killed, 40 Houses Destroyed in Kano After Heavy Rainfall

A heavy rainfall on Thursday claimed the life of one person and destroyed over 40 houses in Dambatta Local Government Area of Kano State.The downpour …

City Politics

Saraki Gets Nod as Nigeria Opposition Leader, Presidential Bid

Saraki Gets Nod as Nigeria Opposition Leader, Presidential BidThe Peoples Democratic Party's national executive committee has appointed Senate …

Africa

Abubakar’s defection comes on the same day Bolaji Abdullahi, Aminu Tambuwal, 12 of the 18 members of the Sokoto State House of Assembly all moved from the ruling to the opposition party.

Hafeez Abubakar, Deputy Governor of Kano State, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People Democratic Party (PDP).<p>Abubakar’s …

Africa

Some of the senators present at the meeting are Abu Ibrahim, Katsina South; Kabir Garba Marafa, Zamfara Central; Lawan Ahmad, Senate Leader; Danjuma Goje, Gombe Central and Abdullahi Adamu, Nasarawa West.

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday led some senators elected on the platform of the ruling …

Democratic Party

Elected in Ata’s place was Al Hassan Rurum, who resigned his position as Speaker in July 2017 over allegations of bribery.

Fresh from a two-month recess, the Kano State House of Assembly has impeached its Speaker, Abdullahi Ata.<p>The impeachment motion was raised on Monday …

Democratic Party

The other senators include Barnabas Gemade (Benue), Shaaba Lafiaji (Kwara), Rafiu Ibrahim (Kwara), Abdulazeez Nyako (Adamawa), Monsurat Sunmonu (Oyo) and Usman Nafada (Gombe). Senators Suleiman Hunkuyi, Ibrahim Danbaba, Ubale Shittu, Isah Misau, Suleiman Nazif, Soji Akanbi make up the list.

Dino Melaye, Kogi West Senator and Rabiu Kwankwaso, former Kano State Governor, have led 13 other All Progressives Congress (APC) senators in …

Democratic Party

Galadima was returning from Yobe state on Monday afternoon when the accident occurred.

Buba Galadima, National Chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (r-APC), has been involved in a serious auto crash along Hadeija-Kano …

Citizen Journalism

People -- and politics -- threaten Kano's ancient walls

KANO (NIGERIA) (AFP) -<p>Young boys scramble up the remains of a crumbling section of the ancient city wall in the Kofar Na'isa area of Kano, in northern Nigeria.<p>"This wall may not survive the rainy season," warned Falalu Musa, a local resident.<p>"It will soon join the others," he added, pointing to …

Africa

Kano Commissioner Vows To Unseat Kwankwaso In Senate

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Kano Commissioner Vows To Unseat Kwankwaso In Senate 6 Hours Ago

Citizen Journalism

Kano University Shut After Protest Over Student's Death

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Kano University Shut After Protest Over Student's Death 15 Hours Ago

Higher Education

Shekarau, Book Burning Ex-Kano Gov. Joins 2019 Presidential Race

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Shekarau, Book Burning Ex-Kano Gov. Joins 2019 Presidential Race 2 Hours Ago

Africa

The Kano State Hisbah Board said it received 50 cases bordering on prostitution and missing children in the last three weeks.

The Kano State Hisbah Board said it received 50 cases bordering on prostitution and missing children in the last three weeks.<p>The board Public …

Africa

A former governor of Kano State currently serving in the Senate on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Rabiu Kwankwaso is under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

A former governor of Kano State currently serving in the Senate on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Rabiu Kwankwaso is …

City Politics

Gunmen in Nigeria's Kano state kill policeman and abduct German...

KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen in the northern Nigerian state of Kano killed a policeman and abducted a Germany citizen on Monday as they travelled to a construction site, police said.<p>The gunmen’s motive was unclear. Kidnapping for ransom is common in parts of Nigeria.<p>Five gunmen ambushed a …

Africa

Four people have been confirmed dead and 19 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a multiple vehicle accident on Bauchi Road by Dogon Danmarke in Wudil Local Government Area of Kano State

Four people have been confirmed dead and 19 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a multiple vehicle accident on Bauchi Road by Dogon …

City Politics

The Kano State Hisbah Board said it had arrested no fewer than 105 beggars in Kano metropolis in February for allegedly violating the law banning street begging.

The Kano State Hisbah Board said it had arrested no fewer than 105 beggars in Kano metropolis in February for allegedly violating the law banning …

Citizen Journalism

Kano state deputy govnor Hafiz Abubakar resign because of 'disrespect and injustice'

Image copyright Hafiz Abubakar<p>Hafiz Abubakar, wey be Deputy Govnor for Kano State north-west Nigeria, don resign.<p>Di deputy govnor tender im resignation inside letter wey e write give im oga, govnor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Saturday 4 August.<p>Inside di letter, Abubakar tok im mind well-well ontop di …

Africa

The eight

The eight-man committee investigating underage voting in Kano State, SaharaReporters has gathered, may have started working to cover up the widely …

Citizen Journalism

Nigeria: Kano Partners Dangote, Gates to Fight Polio

Polio.<p>Kano State government has released the sum of N344, 671, 368 million as counterpart funding in fulfilment of the tripartite agreement with …

Africa

Nigeria:Dangote Receives Land for U.S.$150 Million Solar Power Project in Kano

[Daily Trust] Kano -Kano state government has handed over 150 hectares of land to Dangote Group for the development of $150m Dangote/Black Rhino …

Africa

Azman Air To Begin Kano To Dubai, Jeddah and China Routes Operations

Azman Air has welcomed its 5th Air Craft as part of their bid to tap into the already saturated international routes.<p>According to the General Manager …

Airports

Nigeria: Buhari Meets Seven Nigerian Governors in London

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Kashim Shettima of Borno State, Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, President Muhammadu …

Africa

Breaking: Buhari receives political delegation in London

Africa

Don’t undermine workers’ collective power, NLC tells Commissioner in Kano

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Kano State Chapter has called on the Commissioner of Finance, Prof Kabiru Dandago not to undermine the collective …

Africa

The residence, located at 3 Alu Avenue in Kano, Kano State, was ransacked by EFCC operatives in an effort to discover evidence of financial crimes committed by Mr. Adoke during his tenure as Attorney General under the Goodluck Jonathan administration.

A high-powered team of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives has raided the Kano residence of the former Attorney General of the …

Citizen Journalism

Trump Recites an Irish Proverb Written by a Nigerian Poet

On the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, Donald Trump decided to read his favorite Irish proverb.<p>“Always remember to forget the friends that proved untrue. …

African-American News

An investigation revealed that the Ibrahim Magu-led anti-graft agency is already beaming its searchlights on Mr. Kwankwaso over the pilferage of hundreds of millions of naira meant for the construction of five-kilometer roads in each of the 44 local government areas of Kano State.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is not resting on its oars to bring to book former Kano State Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.<p>An …

Africa

Independence: This recession will not last, I will deal with Niger-Delta militants says Buhari

*marshals out achievements<br>*threatens to deal ruthlessly with Niger-Deltla militants<br>By Levinus Nwabughiogu<br>ABUJA-President Muhammadu Buhari has assured …

Nigeria

One of the most alarming allegations against Mr. Idris relate to the unlawful sale of thirty vehicles. “Idris should be investigated on the circumstances leading to the disappearance of about 30 vehicles which are known to have been released to fictitious claimants,” one serving police officer said.

Several senior and mid-level police officers have provided SaharaReporters with a list of grave acts of corruption allegedly committed by …

Corruption