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PDP asks INEC to cancel Kano supplementary poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the supplementary governorship election ongoing across the 28 local government areas of the state. Rabiu Sulaiman-Bichi, acting chairman of the party, made the call while addressing journalists on Saturday. Bichi alleged that the

Police arrests 1800 political thugs in Kano

The Kano State Police Commissioner, Muhammed Wakili, said the command has arrested 1800 political thugs in the state. The Police Command on Thursday said that no fewer than 1,800 political thugs were currently in prison across the state, awaiting trial. The state Police commissioner disclosed this in Kano at a one-day meeting

Buhari wins kano with 1.07m vote margin

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s Atiku Abubakar in Kano State with over 1,073,195 margin. The Collation Officer for the Presidential election in Kano, Prof. Magaji Garba, announced this on Tuesday following the collation of the result from the 44

Police arrest two in Kano with 14 bags of fake ballot papers

The Kano Police Command says it has arrested two suspects in possession of 14 bags of fake specimen ballot papers in Kano metropolis. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who confirmed this to newsmen in Kano on Thursday, said the suspects were apprehended around Metro Police Area Command. He said

Court remands deji Adeyanju in prison till 2019

Godsgift Onyedinefu A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Kano on Friday remanded  political activist, Deji Adeyanju in prison until February 2019. The police arrested Mr Adeyanju on December 13, accusing him of being complicit in a murder case from the 2000s. The court took the plea of Adeyanju who is charged with complicity

Six states to watch in Nigeria’s 2019 elections–Crisis Group

Nigerian elections are high-stakes affairs often marred by street clashes and worse. As the 2019 contests approach, the risk of disturbances is particularly high in six states. The government and its foreign partners can limit campaign-related violence by enhancing security and promoting dialogue among rivals. What’s new? As presidential, gubernatorial and legislative

Flood kills 31 people, destroys 10,000 houses in kano

The Kano State Government has confirmed the death of 31 people and destruction of more than 10,000 houses during the recent flood disaster in 15 Local Government Areas of the state. Ali Bashir, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency, SERERA, disclosed this in an interview with

Fake News: Police arrest WhatsApp admin, members in Kano

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Kano State Police Command has arrested an Administrator and members of a WhatsApp Group for circulating fake news and an image of a married woman whom they claimed was trafficking in children in the city.   According to PRNigeria, Spokesperson of the Police in the State, Superintendent of Police Magaji

Osinbanjo at Dangote Business School, Tasks Youths on Entrepreneurship   

Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo has charged young Nigerian innovators and entrepreneurs to always be focused and dogged in transforming their ideas into reality. Osinbanjo gave the charge in Kano at the 2018 Northern Regional Finals of Students Innovation Challenge (SIC) held at Dangote Business School (DBS) of Bayero University, Kano. “Never give

FG approves N6 trillion health development plan

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday approved a N6.01 trillion National Strategic Health Development Plan II. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, disclosed this when he briefed journalists at the end of the council’s meeting chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa, Abuja. According to him, the new