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Northern youths under the aegis of Arewa Youths for Peace and Security (AYPS) have rejected a call for political parties to jettison zoning in the choice of presidential candidates for the 2023 general election.
Kano State Government on Sunday said no fewer than 1, 213 Almajiris have been evacuated to their state of origin.
The Kano State government has confirmed that the State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, was among the 22 patients that were discharged after testing negative for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Deposed Kano emir Muhammadu Sanusi is likely to leave Awe, a community in Nassarawa State, where he is exiled by the Kano State Government.
Controversy now trails the banishing of the former Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhamad Sanusi, as the Kano State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Ibrahim Mukhtar, has denied that the State Government ordered the banishment of the former Emir.
Scores of youth stormed the Kano Hisbah office on Wednesday over an alleged blasphemy song against the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
The reconciliation move by the Kano elders led by Alhaji Bashir Tofa to amicably settle the matter on the creation of new emirates has on Thursday suffered a set back.
Kano State Government has banned street begging by Almajiri children in a bid to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education policy in the state.
A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.
The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Tuesday called on residents of the state to intensify prayers and maintain proper personal hygiene to avoid contracting Lassa fever.
The Kano State Police Command have uncovered an illegal orphanage home suspected to be involved in child trafficking and rescued 27 children alleged to have been kidnapped or born for trafficking from the home known as Du Merci orphanage.
The Kano State Police Command has rescued twenty-seven children kept hostages in an illegal orphanage house operated at Iroko Avenue, Nomansland, Kano.
Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, has suspended the head of Jibga village, Makoda local government area of Kano state, Shu’aibu Magaji, for reportedly sabotaging polio immunisation in his domain.
The Nigerian Hypertension Society on Monday emphasised the need for regular medical check-up as part of measures to reduce the risk of complications from hypertension.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday said that based on appropriation records, about 91 per cent of current funding to the Armed Forces go on recurrent overhead, salaries and welfare, leaving only nine per cent for capital purchases.
Operators of businesses near court premises on Lagos Island have decried harsh effects of the ongoing nationwide strike by judicial workers.
Thirteen state governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are currently meeting at the International Conference Centre of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Ibadan on Monday.
At the meeting, the Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, in his opening remarks, said: “Today’s meeting is a turning point for mangrove ecosystems in Ogoniland. Using the knowledge and experience of the experts assembled here today, together, we will be able to restore the mangroves and improve the lives of the Ogoni communities who are affected every day by the devastating pollution.”
Neville has admitted he was not convinced when the Red Devils signed Cavani last year, but was delighted to be proved wrong and feels United are a better team with the 34-year-old leading the line.
The African Democratic Congress, ADC, Tuesday, alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was playing some tricks by colluding with some party leaders and politicians in an attempt to undermine court processes.
The 34 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Obinze, near Owerri, has begun the demolition of unserviceable ammunition and explosives.
Gov. Bala Mohammmed of Bauchi, on Monday inaugurated a committee to monitor the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, in order to enhance speedy dispensation of justice in the state.
The ruling People’s Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress, have traded over words of the worsening security situation in Akwa Ibom State.