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Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano government recruits 10,000 teachers

Kano State Government says it has recruited over 10,000 teachers to fast track implementation of its Free Compulsory Education programme.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue 35-year-old man held captive by father for 15 years

The police in Kano on Sunday freed a 35 years old man held captive allegedly by his biological father for 15 years at Skeka quarters within Kano metropolis.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 392 ‘criminals’ in Kano

The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, Mr Habu Sani, has confirmed that the command arrested 392 suspected criminals, who committed various degrees of criminal acts across the state.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano quarantines 431 almajirai from Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara

Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi Kiru, has said the state has quarantined no fewer than 431 almajirai before they would be evacuated to their respective states.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano confirmed coronavirus cases hit 547, 18 deaths

Kano State Ministry of Health has confirmed that 65 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases had been recorded in the state.

AIG: Community policing only solution to security threats in Nigeria

The Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 1 Kano AIG Sadiq A. Bello, said Community policing is the only way out of security threats happening in Nigeria.

Customs impounds millions of naira insecticide in remote Kano village

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have stormed a warehouse holding pirated insecticides worth millions of naira in a remote village in Kano State.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje condoles family over death of Justice Bashir Wali

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has issued a condolence message to the family of late Justice Bashir Wali, a former Supreme Court Judge.

DSS invites online publisher over story

The heirarchy of the Department of State Services has invited the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Newsdiary online, Danlami Nmodu, to the headquarters of the Agency in Abuja for questioning.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano government equips police with high-tech communication centre

The Kano state Government has constructed a high-tech communication center at the state Police Command Headquarters in Bompai area of the metropolis.

Court remands man for defiling three-year-old girl in Kano

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded Khalid Abdullahi, 20, in a correctional facility for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl.

Police rescue nine kidnapped children in Kano

The police boss said that Usman Mohammed (5) was kidnapped and sold for N1.2 million, but, however, luck ran out of Paul and Mercy and other four kidnappers were apprehended.

Sister stabs brother to death in Kano

Tragedy occurred in Kano on Saturday when a teenage mother, identified simply, as Umi, of the Nassarawa Local Government Area of the state, allegedly stabbed her 30-year-old brother to death.
Wakili Mohammad

Anxiety as Kano police chief bows out

There was an uneasy calm that heralded the Bompai headquarters as Mohammad Wakili bowed out as the Kano State police chief.

Ugolab denies dealing in Tramadol

Ugolab Manufacturing Company based in Kano State has called on the state Commissioner of Police, Wakili Mohammed, and the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to revisit the claims by the police that cartons of tramadol were discovered in the company premises.
Mohammed Wakili

Police intercept 303 cartons of tramadol in Kano

No fewer than 303 cartons of Tramadol tablets were intercepted by the Kano State Police command.

Governor Ganduje pays N500 million counterpart fund to check erosion in Kano

Kano State Government says it has paid a counterpart fund of N500 million to the Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) for erosion control in some parts of the state.

Kano elections: Police arrest vehicle laden with ballot papers

The ballot papers were loaded in a Sienna car and was arrested by officers at Magwan Primary School in Nassarawa Local Government Area of the state.

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Lagos seeks monthly payment of house rent for residents

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