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MRA Calls on Kano State to Abolish Committee on Media Conduct

Godsgift Onyedinefu Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on Thursday called on the Kano State Government to discontinue its move to establish a committee to address alleged professional misconduct and abuse of privilege by media organizations in the State, describing it as an unwarranted and politically motivated effort to restrict media freedom. In a

Court nullifies appointment of new emirs in Kano

A Kano State High Court sitting at Ungogo on Wednesday declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by the Kano State government as null and void. In his ruling on Wednesday, Justice Nasiru Saminu, directed all parties in the suit to maintain the May 10 status quo pending

Kano Assembly passes bill for creation of four new Emirates

The Kano State House of Assembly has passed the Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Law, which seeks to decentralise the Kano Emirate Council by creating four new emirates in the state., namely Rano, Karaye, Bichi and Gaya emirates. The amendment of the existing chieftaincy law was at the instance of a

Buhari’s $500,000 father-Christmas gift to Guinea Bissau

Fredrick Nwabufo President Muhammadu Buhari’s $500,000 father-Christmas gift to Guinea Bissau could provide 50 classrooms in Kano. It is said: “It is better to give than to receive.” But I think, some giving(s) do not come from the quarters of charity, sacrifice, wisdom or chivalry, but from a place of deep

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