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Kano Ulamas oppose lifting ban on congregational prayers

Kano State Council of Ulamas has opposed the decision by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to allow mosques and churches to resume congregational prayers.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano releases guidelines for easing of lockdown

As a way of fine-tuning the recently extended lockdown in Kano State by the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 for another two weeks, the state government has released operational guidelines for the controlled easing of the pandemic-induced restriction.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano governor slashes political office holders’ salaries by 50 percent

Kano State Governor Umar Ganduje has slashed the salaries of political office holders in the state by 50 per cent.

Court convicts 717 for lockdown violation in Kano

The Kano mobile courts have convicted 717 persons for violating the subsisting lockdown order in the state in the last 4 days.
Leader of the Presidential Task Force Committee on Covid-19, Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo, has on Sunday said coronavirus pandemic is responsible and the cause of the waves of mysterious deaths recorded in the Kano State.

Kano discharges three coronavirus patients

After spending almost three weeks at a Kano State isolation centre, three patients who were positive to COVID-19 pandemic are now certified free of the virus.
The Kano State Government has appealed to the Federal Government to take urgent steps to reactivate the NCDC COVID 19 testing centre at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

Kano relaxes lockdown for six hours on Mondays, Thursdays

The Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has announced the relaxation of lockdown order by six hours each on Mondays and Thursdays as a window to ease the total lockdown in the state.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

NLC urges Kano to increase health workers’ allowances as coronavirus cases top 310

The Kano State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has urged Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to review the hazard allowances for frontline health workers fighting the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
The Kano State Government has appealed to the Federal Government to take urgent steps to reactivate the NCDC COVID 19 testing centre at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

Kano governor wants lockdown relaxed

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Thursday night sought for urgent easing of the 14-day total lockdown imposed on Kano by the Federal government to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
The Kano State Government has appealed to the Federal Government to take urgent steps to reactivate the NCDC COVID 19 testing centre at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

Kano deaths: Autopsies are being carried out to unravel cause – governor

Worried by the waves of sudden deaths that hit Kano, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said that autopsies are still being carried out to unravel the cause of the deaths.
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NNPC, Chevron, Bovas donates medical equipment, consumables to Kano

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Sunday, disclosed that the oil and gas industry coalition against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, that it is spearheading, has donated medical consumables, equipment and an ambulance to the Kano State Government, to support the state’s fight against the pandemic.
The Kano State Government says it has recorded four additional cases of the COVID-19, making a total of 77 confirmed cases in the state.

Kano: Rising death not connected to coronavirus

Kano State government has directed the state Ministry of Health to conduct a thorough investigation into the immediate and remote causes of the recent deaths in the state.
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PDP asks President Buhari to visit Kano over ‘death of 640 citizens’

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.

Former editor, two others die in Kano

A former columnist with Vanguard Newspaper, Professor Ibrahim Ayagi, and two others of renowned media guru, late Musa Tijjani, former Editor of Triumph newspaper and the former State Grand Khadi, Dahiru Rabiu have been reported dead in Kano.
The Kano State Government has appealed to the Federal Government to take urgent steps to reactivate the NCDC COVID 19 testing centre at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

Kano begs federal government to urgently fix coronavirus test centre

The Kano State Government has appealed to the Federal Government to take urgent steps to reactivate the NCDC COVID 19 testing centre at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.
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.

Abba Kyari: Kano sacked commissioner says he was misunderstood

Kano State erstwhile Commissioner of Works and Infrastructural Development, Engineer Mu’azu Magaji who was sacked by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has disclosed that he never celebrated the death of President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Malam Abba Kyari, insisting that his post on social media was misunderstood.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano shuts rice company for pollution

The Kano state government has sealed Tiamin Rice Limited, located along Zaria road in the state.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano confirms 10 more coronavirus cases as state toll hits 37

The Kano State Government has confirmed ten new cases of coronavirus.
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Kano turns Muhammadu Buhari specialist hospital to isolation centre

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State on Sunday converted Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital located at Giginyu in Kano metropolis to an isolation centre.

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