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ALGON threatens to sue Anambra government over failure to hold council polls in 13...

The Vice chairmen of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) have threatened to sue Anambra State government over its refusal to conduct local government election in the past 13 years.

Governor Ganduje, others receive certificate of return from INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday presented certificate of return to Kano State Governor-elect, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Elections: President Buhari defeats Atiku Abubakar in Kano with 1.07 million votes

The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, has defeated the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in Kano State with over 1,073,195 margin.

APC wins two senatorial, eight House of Reps seats announced in Kano

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has won two out of three senatorial seats and eight out of 22 House of Representatives seats in Kano so far announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kano government revokes N5 billion road contracts

The Kano state government has revoked over N5 billion contract for the construction of four major roads in the state.

10-year-old boy dies in well in Kano

A 10-year-old boy, Umar Sannafi, on Tuesday night died in a well at Kurna Asabe (Gogurawa) in the Fagge Local Government Area of Kano state.

Police arrest NDLEA personnel for allegedly killing man in a raid

The police in Kano have arrested an operative of the National Drugs Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for allegedly killing a middle-aged man during a raid in the Fagge area of Kano metropolis.

Hajj: 540 Kano pilgrims transported to Saudi Arabia

The first batch of 540 Kano State intending pilgrims have been transported to Saudi Arabia for the 2018 hajj.

Rep Aminu Goro: State police will lead to anarchy, fall of Nigeria

The member representing Fagge federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Comrade Suleiman Aminu Goro, has given reasons state governors should not be in charge of security in their respective states.

Low turnout, late arrival of materials witnessed in Kano council poll

Kano State Local Government polls took off on slggish note, on Saturday morning, following the late arrival of election materials in many voting centres and the non participation of many opposition actors in the state.

Kano council polls: Voters decry late arrival of materials

Voters in five polling units in Fagge Local Government Area of Kano State were on the queue till about midday due to late arrival of voting materials on Saturday.

Kano residents hail Senator Kwankwaso for cancelling visit

Some residents of Kano State on Monday commended Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso for cancelling his planned visit to the state for security reason.

Ijaw youth lambasts House of Reps over threat to shut down Bayelsa polytechnic

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, at the weekend, lampooned the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education, Aminu Suleiman, following his threat to close down Federal Polytechnic located in Ekowe, Bayelsa State.

Kano Hisbah Board receives 328 cases in September

The Fagge outpost of the Kano State Hisbah Board said it had received 328 cases in September , according to an official of the board, Alhaji Salisu Umar.

How terrorists planned to attack Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, 4 other states – DSS

The Department of State Services on Saturday revealed how suspected terrorists planned to unleash terror on selected six states and the Federal Capital Territory during the just concluded Eid-Kabir celebration.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.