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Police raid another ‘torture centre’ in Katsina

A Special Team from the Inspector General of Police, Abuja, Mohammed Adamu, has raided another torture centre at Kofar Marusa area of Katsina.
Governor Ganduje with the late Emir Ado Bayero’s portrait presented by Auwalu as he passed through the palace on Wednesday.

Emir Sanusi sacks palace aide for joining Ganduje ‘s victory parade

A popular Kano chief, Maja Siddin Sarkin Kano, Alhaji Auwalu has been sacked by Emir Muhammadu Sanusi 11 and evicted from the palace.
A former chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association and one of the Patrons of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, NOC, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, has advised the newly appointed minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, to be wary of those who would come around him to offer advices.

Ibrahim Galadima warns Kano sports commission officials

The Executive Chairman, Kano State Sports Commission (KSSC), Ibrahim Galadima, has warned of an imminent shake up in the commission aimed at weeding out incompetent members of staff.
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

Key takeaways from President Buhari’s visit to South Africa

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on the affirmation of their March 23 poll victories by the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunals.

President Buhari rejoices with Kano, Plateau governors on tribunal victories

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on the affirmation of their March 23 poll victories by the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunals.

Kano guber: Tribunal upholds Governor Ganduje’s election

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kano on Wednesday upheld the victory of the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his trip to New York where he participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. 1

Xenophobia: President Buhari jets to South Africa with three governors, seven ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Abuja on a three-day state visit to South Africa following an invitation by President Cyril Ramaphosa, to discuss the welfare of Nigerians in that country.

Kano guber: Anxiety mounts as tribunal fixes judgement for Wednesday

Anxiety reigns Kano ahead of the judgement of the Kano State Election Petition Tribunal on the 2019 governorship election slated for Wednesday, October 2, 2019.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal rules on Governor Ganduje, Abba Yusuf case Wednesday

The PDP and its candidate, Abba Yusuf, had filed a petition challenging the declaration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as winner of the March 9 governorship election by INEC.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Technicians commend Kano governor over empowerment programme

The leadership of Kano chapter of Nigerian Automobile Technician Association (NATA) has expressed gratitude to Kano state government over its involvement in series of empowerment programmes.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Why I’m yet to form my cabinet – Kano governor

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has explained the delay in constituting his cabinet four months after his inauguration.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano abolishes tuition in primary, secondary schools

Kano state government has declared the full implementation of free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education policy with the immediate proscription of all levies and fees in public schools.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano will ensure success of free education – board

Kano State Secondary Schools Management Board (KSSSMB) is making effort to ensure the success of free education and compulsory introduced by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in the state.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

100 Days: Kano governor gets award

An African Group of Democrats under the aegis of African Democracy Assessment Network (ADAN) based in Dakar, Senegal, has selected Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state for award of “Best Governor in 100 Days in office’’.
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Senator Ubandoma, Aruwa head APC appeal committees for Kogi, Bayelsa primaries

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has named three-member Appeal Committees to address complaints from the party’s primary elections to determine its flag bearers in the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano government spends N2.4 billion on 1,180 primary, secondary schools

Kano State Government, on Wednesday, said, it spent N2.4 billion, for the maintenance of 1, 180 Public Primary and Secondary Schools in the State.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano tribunal: You’ve no case – Kano governor tells PDP candidate

Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said that the suit filed against his victory by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the governorship polls is weighed down by the burden of proof.g
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor spends N350 million on 3.2 million children, pregnant women

Kano State government has expended over N350 million for the second round of 2019 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week kicking off on Monday, targeting over 3.2 million children under the age of five and pregnant women.

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Governors El-Rufai, Badaru to lead APC campaign in Kogi, Bayelsa

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El Rufai, has been appointed as chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Kogi State polls.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo APC suspends secretary

The Edo chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has suspended its Secretary, Mr Lawrence Okah.
Sadiya Umar Farouq

Over 12 million Nigerians benefiting from SIPs – minister

Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says over 12 million Nigerians are benefitting from the social investment programmes (SIPS).
Seyi Makinde

We’ll reconstruct Iwo Road interchange with N8 billion – Oyo governor

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has disclosed that not less than N8 billion would be spent to reconstruct the popular Iwo Road interchange in Ibadan, the state capital.

15-year-old sex trafficking victim commits suicide after rescue

A 15-year-old Texas girl died by suicide on Saturday, two years after she was rescued from sex trafficking, her family says.