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Group cautions politicians over killings, violence

Kano Election Peace Committee (KEPC) has expressed concern over cases of political violence in the state ahead of the 2019 general elections. Civil society organisations (CSOs), religious leaders and the academia, who form the committee, are especially worried over the death of four persons during a recent rally in Bichi and Rano areas of the state. Addressing a press conference […]

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Kano govt. Immunize 102,403 Children in Dala LG

The Kano State Government has immunised 102,403 children from age zero to five years in the last round of polio campaign in Dala Local Government Area of the state. This was contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of Dala Local Government, Alhaji Haruna Gunduwawa, in Kano on Friday. He said that there were no reports of rejection […]

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Kano Wards to Enjoy N10m Project Fund

The Kano State Ministry of Budget and Planning says each ward in the state will benefit from a N10 million project fund in 2019. Hajia Aisha Jafar, the ministry’s Commissioner, made this known on Friday after defending the ministry’s 2019 budget at the state House of Assembly. Jafar, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Alhaji Ali […]

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Kano APC NASS caucus passes vote of confidence on Gov. Ganduje

The Kano State All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the National Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje for his “exemplary leadership and performance in office.’’ The endorsement came in a statement signed by the 16 APC lawmakers, comprising two senators and 14 House of Representatives members, from the state. Members of the caucus, led by […]

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NHRC Receives 200 Cases in 3 Months in Kano

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), North-West Zonal Office, Kano on Wednesday said it received 200 cases from August to October. Mrs Hauwa Salihu, the NHRC’s Zonal Coordinator, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano that out of the 200 cases, 145 were completed while 55 were ongoing. “Most of the cases were on forceful marriage, sexual abuse, divorce […]

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Kano Anti-graft Agency Receives Support from EU

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-graft Corruption Commission (PCACC) has received the support of the European Union (EU) in its fight against corruption. Mrs Ada Chide-Igbokwe, Consultant, Rule of Law on Anti-Corruption (ROLAC) of the EU in Nigeria, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of a Five-day meeting of PCACC/EU and relevant stakeholders […]

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Kano Health Agency Registers over 30,000 Workers

Dr Halima Mijinyawa, the Executive Secretary, Kano State Contributory Health Care Agency, says more than 30,000 workers have been registered under the scheme. Mijinyawa disclosed this on Saturday at a two-day sensitisation meeting organised for secondary health facilities desk officers in Kano. She said that the agency had engaged about 262 private and public health facilities to render quality healthcare […]

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Flood ravages 400 houses in Kudu, Kano state

Flood ravaged no fewer than 400 houses in Bar’kwari community in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State on Sunday afternoon. The spokesman for Kano State Fire Service, Saidu Mohammed, made this disclosure in an interview with NAN on Monday in Kano. He said the flood also affected primary schools, animals and foodstuffs, adding that firemen were, however, able […]

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Kano State Govt. Empowers 8, 800 Youths with N275m

The Kano State Government has spent the sum of N275 million on youths empowerment, the state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has said. Ganduje stated this in Kano on Saturday during the flag-off of its newly introduced cash transfer disbursement to 8, 800 youths at the Government House, Kano. According to him, the gesture was to enable the beneficiaries to start […]