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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
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INEC withdraws return certificate from President Buhari’s ex-aide

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday issued a Certificate of Return for the House of Representatives seat in Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency of Kano to Shamsuddeen Dambazau, son of the Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau.
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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.

Two remanded over inciting public

A Magistrate’s Court No 16 in No Man’s Land Kano has remanded a 28-year-old resident of Sumaila local government area, Kano State, over causing confusion at a polling unit.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.
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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.

President Buhari ex-aide wins Kano House of Reps seat

Former Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters, Abdurrahman Kawu-Sumaila, has won the House of Representatives seat for Takai/Sumaila Federal Constituency in Kano State.

Federal government commissions two power substations in Kano

The federal government through the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has commissioned 1×30/40MVA, 132/33KV power substations in Wudil and Dan Agundi Municipal Local Governments of Kano State.

Kano government partners UNICEF to tackle malnutrition

Kano state government in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) spent N350 Million last year, as intervention against malnutrition amongst children under five years, which UNICEF provided the same amount as marching fund.

Kano guber: Muhammadu Buhari’s aide escapes death at APC primary

Hon. Kawu Sumaila, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives) Sunday afternoon escaped death by the whiskers during APC gubernatorial primary at his ward in Sumaila town.

We will not tolerate cowardice – Nigerian Army warns personnel

The Nigerian Army has warned that it will not tolerate acts of cowardice from its personnel deploy in operations as sanction awaits those found exhibiting such.

Kano Assembly confirms new deputy governor

Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

Governor Ganduje lauds President Buhari over construction of federal roads in Kano

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has described the recent approval for the construction of the Sumaila-Falali–Birnin Bako–Bauchi road as ‘a significant step’ towards improving the commercial status of Kano State.

Nigerian Army to set up FOB in Falgore forest – Buratai

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday, said a Forward Operation Base (FOB) would be set up in the once dreaded Falgore forest in Doguwa Local Government Area of Kano State to address security challenges in the area.

Two brothers remanded in prison for strangling father

Two brothers, who allegedly strangled their father are to cool their heels in prison until November, a Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court ruled on Wednesday.

Advise Kwankwaso to caution his supporters – Kano Assembly tells IGP

The Kano State House of Assembly has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to advise the former governor of the state, Rabi’u Kwankwaso, to caution his supporters against acts capable of plunging the state into crisis.

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Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.