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Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor promises justice for kidnapped kids

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has promised to ensure that justice is done for the nine children and victims of kidnapping from the state.

Court grants bail to lecturer accused of sexual harassment

A Kano Chief Magistrate Court has granted bail to a lecturer standing trial over alleged sexual harassment of his female student.

Abduction: Kano government issues red alert to parents, guardians

Kano State government has issued a red alert to parents and guardians to be vigilant, following the furore generated by the abduction of nine Kano teenagers, rechristened and sold out to slavery in Onitsha, Anambra state.

Bishop Kukah: Emir Sanusi fighting for his life because he says unpopular things

Matthew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, says Muhammadu Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, is fighting to keep the throne because of his blunt remarks.
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

Key takeaways from President Buhari’s visit to South Africa

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.
The Kano State Hisbah Board said it arrested 262 suspected beggars in August in Kano metropolis for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state.

Hisbah arrests beggars in Kano

The Kano State Hisbah Board says it arrested 10 suspected beggars in September in Kano metropolis for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state.

Dangote Plant chief urges federal government to stop tomato paste import

Alhaji Abdulkarim Kaita, Managing Director of Dangote Tomato Processing Plant in Kadawa, Kano State, has called on the Federal government to stop the importation of tomato paste.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on the affirmation of their March 23 poll victories by the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunals.

President Buhari rejoices with Kano, Plateau governors on tribunal victories

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on the affirmation of their March 23 poll victories by the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunals.
Simon Lalong

Plateau guber: Governor Lalong, Senator Useni’s supporters besiege tribunal as it delivers judgment

Hundreds of supporters of the 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Plateau State, Mr Simon Lalong, and his main challenger, Senator Jeremiah Useni, of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday took over the premises of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Jos where Justice H.A. Saleeman-led tribunal is currently delivering judgement in the matter.

Kano guber: Tribunal upholds Governor Ganduje’s election

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kano on Wednesday upheld the victory of the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

Court remands farmer as surety withdraws

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna on Wednesday ordered that a 38-year-old farmer, Ushe’u Shuaibu, be remanded in a correction facility, after his uncle Shehu Mustapha, withdrew as his surety.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his trip to New York where he participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. 1

Xenophobia: President Buhari jets to South Africa with three governors, seven ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Abuja on a three-day state visit to South Africa following an invitation by President Cyril Ramaphosa, to discuss the welfare of Nigerians in that country.

‘Assassins’ kill housewife, drown three-year-old child

The Police in Kano has confirmed the killing of a housewife in Kano and the subsequent drowning of her 3-year-old daughter by unknown assassins.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal rules on Governor Ganduje, Abba Yusuf case Wednesday

The PDP and its candidate, Abba Yusuf, had filed a petition challenging the declaration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as winner of the March 9 governorship election by INEC.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano guber tribunal fixes date for judgment

The PDP and Abba Kabir-Yusuf are challenging the declaration of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje as the winner of the March 23 election.
Nigeria Police

Police smash gang of telephone fraudsters in Niger

The Niger State Police Command has smashed a three-man gang of fraudsters, who specialises in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public through mobile phones.

Boy chained, starved to death by own father in Kano

A seven-year-old boy from the Madubi Local Government Area of Kano State has lost his life after spending about three years in chains and starvation.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano government lauds residents on monthly sanitation

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Alhaji Tukur Makama, gave the commendation in Kano immediately after the monthly sanitation exercise.‎

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Davido deposits N36 million to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan

Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, has deposited the sum of $100K (N36million) to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan Ibile, Skibii and seven other members of his 30BG (30billion gang).

APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants NEMA to extend relief assistance to Kogi flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.
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Experts attribute inflation rate rise to border closure

Financial experts on Wednesday attributed rise in inflation rate for the month of September to border closure and the new minimum wage.

Gunmen kill policeman, injure school principal in Edo

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMalam Mohammed, on Wednesday confirmed the death of a police sergeant, Yusuf Igoche, in a gun duel with armed robbers on Lagos-Benin Expressway on Tuesday.