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Xenophobia: MTN, Shoprite close offices in Kano

South African-owned companies, including MTN and Shoprite, in Kano State, on Wednesday, closed, due to fears of reprisal attacks, over the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

NDLEA urges Kano governor to complete abandoned drug rehabilitation centre

The Commander, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano, Dr Ibrahim Abdul has called on Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state to complete the 150-capacity rehabilitation centre started by the state government within the agency’s premises.

Gunmen kidnap expatriate in Kano, kill driver

Four suspected gunmen on Tuesday morning kidnapped an expatriate at Dangi Roundabout in Kano at about 7.45am.

Police deny shooting four persons in Kano

The Kano Police Command has denied a media report alleging that its officers shot four persons at Shoporite located in Ado Bayero Shopping Mall Kano on June 17.

Kano government renames hospital after late Isyaku Rabi’u

The Kano State government has announced the renaming of a paediatric hospital after late billionaire, Isyaku Rabi’u, who passed on Tuesday.

Governor Ganduje signs bills for management of new hospitals

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has signed into law the Kano State Ultra-Modern Specialists Hospitals Bill 2018 which gives legal backing to the establishment of two specialists hospitals in the state.

Police parade 33 kidnappers, armed robbers, rapists in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has paraded 33 suspects for various crimes including kidnapping, armed robbery, murder, across the state during several raids.

President Buhari thanks Kano citizens for warm reception

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation to the government and people of Kano state for the warm, rousing welcome accorded him during his two day official visit to the state.

Kano: Supporters urge President Buhari to seek re-election

Numerous placard-carrying supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Kano unofficially started electioneering for his re-election in 2019.

President Buhari frees prisoners in Kano, vows to win next election

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Kano on Wednesday for a two-day official visit to the state.

Governor Ganduje will be re-elected in 2019 – Kwankwaso

The Commissioner for Special Duties in Kano State, Honourable Musa Ilyasu Kwankwaso, has said that Governor Abdulahi Ganduje will be re-elected in the state in the 2019 elections due to his starling performance during his first term in office.

Kano govt begins training of 6,700 women

Kano State Government says it will train no fewer than 6, 700 women in various skills under its women empowerment programme.

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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.