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Official: NHRC receives 46 cases in one month in Kano

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), North-West Zonal Office, Kano on Thursday said it received 46 cases in April.

Boy drowns in a pond in Kano

Auwalu Ibrahim, 18, was reportedly drowned while taking his bath in a pond at Kwanar Ungogo in Kano metropolis, according to an official.

Sporadic gunshots as court grants ex-Governor Shekarau, others bail

There was sporadic gunshots at a Kano Federal High Court as a Former Governor of Kano State Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, Ambassador Aminu Wali and a former Commissioner Mansur Ibrahim were granted bail over their involvement in a N950million 2015 election campaigns funds.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

NUC releases names of 58 illegal universities in Nigeria

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the list of 58 illegal universities in Nigeria.

Bandits kidnap over 44 travellers in Kaduna

No fewer than 44 persons mainly travellers have been abducted along the Birnin-Gwari–Kaduna Highway.

House of Representatives to investigate Abuja land allocations between 2007 and 2015

The House of Representatives has ordered a review of all land allocations in the Federal Capital Territory from 2007 to 2015 to ascertain whether or not due process was followed in the allocations.

Presidency: 8.2 million pupils get free meal in 24 states

The Presidency on Wednesday said 8,260,984 pupils were now being served free meal daily under the present administration’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme, a component of its Social Investment Programme.

Man bags 24 months imprisonment for unlawful possession of cannabis

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano, has sentenced a 37-year-old man, Mashood Mohammed, to 24 months imprisonment for unlawful possession of cannabis sativa, popularly called Indian hemp.

EFCC set to arraign ex-minister Shekarau over 2015 campaign fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arraign former Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, on allegation of receiving campaign fund from the Peoples Democratic Party.

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, rainy activities for Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the Central states of the country on Wednesday with prospects of localised thunderstorm over Yola, Jos, Lafia, Ibi, Makurdi and Abuja.

Prophet: 2019 polls will be tougher than 2015

The General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (CMDM)‎, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, on Tuesday in Kano prophesied that the 2019 presidential election will be tougher than what was experienced in 2015, calling on Nigerians to earnestly pray for peace and unity in the country.

Eight-year-old boy drowns in a well

An eight year-old boy in Tamburawa Gabas town of Kano State, Sadi Yusuf, on Tuesday, lost his life after falling into a well.

The impending implosion of APC

The extent of this implosion became more evident during the party’s recent state congresses. Parallel congresses were held in more than 10 states, there were reports of boycotts, violence and general confusion.

Fire destroys 12 rooms, 1 shop in Kano

The spokesman of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Monday that the incident happened around 11:50 a.m.

2019: Governor Ganduje promises President Buhari five million votes

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has again pledged to deliver a total of five million votes in favour of President Muhammad Buhari in the 2019 presidential elections.

Stakeholders: APC’ll end like PDP in 2019

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), arising from the conduct of its ward, council and state congresses, may eventually lead to a “disastrous” outing for the party in 2019, stakeholders of the party have predicted.

Aliko Dangote: I want to be Africa’s biggest philanthropist

Billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, says besides being Africa’s richest man, he also wants to be known as the biggest philanthropist on the continent.

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