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Teenager Arrested For Kidnapping 3-Year-Old Cousin In Kano


  By Hafsat Bello Bahara The Kano State Police have confirmed the arrest of 18-year-old Salisu Adamu from Danbatta Kano, suspecting him of orchestrating the abduction of his three-year-old cousin, Auwalu Aminu. The distressing incident was reported at the police command by the victim’s father, Mallam Aminu Garba Danbatta, on December 19, 2023. Five days […]

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Gov’ship tussle: Pray and accept God’s choice, Shekaru advises Gov Yusuf, Gawuna


A former governor of Kano State, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, has advised Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and his opponent, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pray for God’s choice and accept it in good faith. Shekarau was reacting to the much-heated Kano governorship dispute between […]
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APC Alleges Plots By Kano Govt To Siphon N8bn Local Councils’ Fund


The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has alleged a plan by the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) to usurp the functions of local government councils and misappropriate their funds, amounting to over N8 billion. The party claims that this move is motivated by uncertainty surrounding the Supreme Court judgement on the disputed governorship […]

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Kano Guber: Retrieve ‘Stolen’ Mandate From NNPP, Islamic Clerics Tell S’Court


Islamic clerics of three major sects in Kano State, on Tuesday, converged in the commercial city to offer special prayers for the anticipatory victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the 2023 elections, Nasiru Gawuna, at the Supreme Court. The clerics also prayed for the Justices of the Kano State Governorship Election […]

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APC, NNPP Sign Peace Accord With Kano Police Amid Gubernatorial Tensions


In a bid to promote harmony and security in Kano State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) have signed a peace accord with the Kano State Police Force. The meeting, held at the Bompai headquarters, marks the second peace accord ahead of the impending gubernatorial race judgement, following a […]

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Kano Fire Service: 2 killed, N43,7m properties lost in November

  The Kano State Fire Service has said two lives were lost and properties worth N43,780,700 were lost to fire incidents in November 2023. According to the Public Relations Officer, PFS Saminu Yusif Abudullahi, the fire service received emergency calls from 29 fire stations across the state in the month under review. He revealed that […]

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Kano gov, Yusuf, pledges to settle over N48bn pension gratuities backlog 

Kano State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has reassured the commitment of his administration in settling over N48 billion backlog of pension and gratuities in the nearest future

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Kano convict whose leg, hand are to be amputated gets reprieve


  A convict waiting for the execution of a Shariah court order to have his left leg and right hand amputated and has been in a Kano prison for 18 years has gotten reprieve as the state’s Grand Khadi, Dr Tijjani Yusuf Yakasai ordered a review of his case. City & Crime reports that the […]

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Gov Yusuf appoints new Kano Head of Civil Service 


Kano State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has approved the appointment of Abdullahi Musa as the new Head of Civil Service of the state with immediate effect. The appointment followed the recent voluntary resignation of the former Head of Service, Alhaji Usman Bala Mni, who was retained by the present administration from its inception in May 2023. […]

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Kano APC chieftain warns against violence 

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Kano State, Garba Yaryasa, has advised supporters of the New Nigeria People’s Party in the state to allow peace to reign so as not to plunge the state into crisis. Yaryasa, who is a former Co-ordinator of the Tinubu Camping Organisation for Kano South, gave the advice […]

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How Ganduje’s govt employed JSS Students into Civil Service – Kano SSG


The Kano State government has revealed how the immediate past administration of Abdullahi Ganduje allegedly employed unqualified persons, including Junior Secondary Schools (JSS) Students, into the Civil Service. Daily Trust reports that at the inception of the current administration, the government directed suspension of the salaries of some civil servants. Subsequently, a committee was set […]

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Kano gov files 10 grounds of appeal at Supreme Court

Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, on Wednesday, filed an appeal at the Supreme Court, challenging his sacking by the Court of Appeal last week. In the notice of appeal filed by the New Nigeria Peoples Party, it joined the Independent National Electoral Commission as well as the All Progressives Congress as respondents. The document, which […]

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Kano: Confusion in appeal court judgment scandalous, says NNPP

The New Nigeria People’s Party has commented on the controversy that has trailed the Appeal Court ruling that earlier saw Governor Abba Yusuf sacked, stating that it was a “scandalous judicial debacle.” The Certified True Copy of the judgment, which was made public on Tuesday, contradicted what was read at the Court of Appeal Court […]

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Appeal court’s verdict on Kano gov, miscarriage of justice – NNPP

The leadership of the New Nigeria Peoples Party has rejected the decision of the Court of Appeal which  sacked Governor Kabir Yusuf as the Kano State governor. The NNPP also expressed shock  at what it described as a miscarriage of justice. Addressing journalists on Saturday in Abuja, the acting National Chairman of the party,  Abba […]

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Tinubu and Ganduje shouldn’t play with fire in Kano


The Court of Appeal on Friday upheld the verdict of the Kano State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that reversed the electoral triumph of NNPP’s Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State. I sincerely hope this assault on justice isn’t the spark that ignites an inferno in Kano—and in the country. The signs had been evident since […]

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A’Court judgment victory for Kano people — APC chairman


The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Kano Chapter, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas, has said that the victory recorded by his party at the appeal court judgment is a victory for all the people of Kano State. Abbas, who stated this while addressing newsmen in Kano on Friday, said the victory is a clear indication that their […]

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APC’ll still win at Supreme Court,  Ganduje tells Kano gov


The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, said they are not afraid of facing the ousted governor of Kano State, Abba Yusuf, and his New Nigeria Peoples Party at the Supreme Court following their loss at the  Court of Appeal on Friday. The immediate past governor of Kano also hailed the judiciary […]

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APC, NNPP hopeful as Appeal Court rules on Kano governorship election today


The Appeal Court will rule on validity of the judgement of the election tribunal which adjudged the APC winner of the 18 March election.
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Appeal Court delivers judgement on Kano governorship election (LIVE UPDATES)


The Court of Appeal is set to deliver judgement on the appeal filed by Governor Abba Yusuf of the NNPP against the verdict of the lower election tribunal which had nullified his victory at the 18 March election and declared his rival, Nasiru Gawuna of the APC, as the validly elected governor of Kano State.
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Appeal Court sacks Abba Yusuf as Kano governor


The Court of Appeal nullified Abba Yusuf as governor of Kano State after disqualifying him from the governorship race.
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Remain calm ahead of appeal court judgment, Kano tells residents

The Kano State Government has advised people in the state to remain calm and avoid acts capable of causing a breach of the peace as the Appeal Court delivers judgment on  Friday, in the appeal filed by the New Nigeria Peoples Party against the judgment of the Kano Governorship Election Tribunal. In a statement by […]

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BREAKING: Appeal Court to deliver judgement on Kano election Friday


The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja has scheduled tomorrow, November 17, 2023, for judgement on the governorship election dispute between Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of the NNPP and Nasiru Gawuna of the APC. It will be remembered that the governorship election tribunal in Kano, in its ruling, ousted the incumbent governor, Alhaji Yusuf, and declared […]

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Don’t limit appointments to NNPP members, IPAC urges Kano gov


The Inter-Party Advisory Council has called on the Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, to consider appointing members from other political parties into his cabinet to create an inclusive government. The National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress, Chief Ralph Nwosu, made the call on Sunday while addressing newsmen at Tahir Guest Palace Hotel after they […]

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Controversy As Police recruit ‘Repentant Thugs’ In Kano


Nigerians have expressed their concerns over the recruitment of 50 repentant thugs into Kano State Police Command. The repentant thugs were recruited as police special constabularies, according to Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Usaini Gumel. During their passing out parade, Command’s spokesperson, Abdullahi Haruna, said, “Today is a happy day for the good people of Kano […]

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Police recruit, convert 50 repentant thugs to constables in Kano

No fewer than 50 repentant thugs in Kano were converted to police special constabulary by the Kano State Police Command after undergoing training. The state Commissioner of Police, Usaini Gumel, stated this while addressing the repentant thugs at a ceremony held at Sani Abacha Stadium on Tuesday evening. He said the repentant thugs were drawn […]

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