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The Kano State Council of Ulamas on Wednesday expressed its opposition to the decision by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to allow mosques and churches to resume congregational prayers in the state.
The Federal Government said it has delivered a total of 139 truck-loads of foodstuff which is equivalent to 5,318 metric tons to Kano State, for distribution to the less-privileged, and people living with disabilities as palliatives against the effect of COVID-19.
There is anxiety in Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa State, following the mysterious death of over 100 persons. The victims were suspected to have died from complications related to COVID-19.
Following the alleged death of six hundred and forty citizens (640) in Kano, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday called for investigation, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the state.
The immediate past Kano State Commissioner of Works and Infrastructural Development, Engr Muazu Magaji, who was relieved of his appointment following alleged unguarded utterances he made against the person of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, has finally cleared the air of what he actually meant.
The proclamation said that: “That the cessation of human and vehicular movement and total lockdown of Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State shall continue, except on Wednesdays and Saturdays between the hours of 10:00am to 2:00pm to enable the residents to purchase essential commodities in shops within their neighborhoods and not beyond.
Governor Abdullahi Sule has announced an extension of the lockdown by 10 days in the state while the curfew imposed in Karu is still in force.
Nasarawa state government says advocacy and immediate testing will now take place at motor parks across the state to sensitize travellers on safety steps to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Five suspected cases of coronavirus in Nasarawa have tested negative and soon to be discharged from the federal medical centre in Keffi where they were being quarantined.
The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday received the report of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) on the impacts of Coronavirus disease on the Nigeria’s economy.
The National Economic Council on Thursday received the report of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council on the impacts of Coronavirus disease on Nigeria’s economy.
A Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Wednesday fixed March 23, for continuation of hearing in the suit filed by the deposed Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, seeking for an order restraining the Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) from investigating him.
The ‘chief singer’ of Kano emirate council, Naziru Ahmad, popularly known as Naziru Sarkin Waka, has resigned his appointment following the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi as Emir of Kano.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, on Wednesday, presented letters of appointment to the newly appointed Emirs of Kano and Bichi, Aminu Bayero and Nasiru Bayero, on Wednesday, at Coronation Hall, Government House, Kano.
Barely one month after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s Commissioner for Special Duties, Mukhtar Ishaq for alleged N86 million fraud, eleven (11) aides have been involved in assets declaration mess.
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The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says diversion and safety precaution are imminent, owing to the emergency rehabilitation on the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.
Valencia’s problems deepened with the announcement that key forward Rodrigo Moreno injured his knee after his side’s 2-0 defeat at home to Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday and is set to miss the remainder of the season.
The trial of two former French spies suspected of sharing secrets with China opened in a Paris criminal court Monday, behind closed doors for reasons of national security.
Achraf Hakimi has sent a heartfelt message to Real Madrid after completing his move to Serie A side Inter Milan on Thursday.
Governor Bello Matawalle has secured the redeployment of 780 police personnel to the State when he met with the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, who graciously approved the deployment of the personnel.
With less than five days to commencement of domestic flights in Nigeria, preparations are in place to ensure that safety measures are adhered to during operations.