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Emir Sanusi appoints leader of Chinese community in Kano

Nigeria, April 19 -- The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has approved the appointment of a Chinese, Mike Zhang, as "Wakilin Yan China," which means the leader of the Chinese residents in Kano. A stat... Read More


INEC has nothing to count in Kano-Kwankwaso

Nigeria, March 23 -- The leader of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State and serving senator, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct f... Read More


PDP alleges plot by INEC to cancel more votes in Bauchi

Nigeria, March 15 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded plans to cancel declared results from 14 local governments i... Read More


Gunmen kidnap expatriate worker in Kano, kill driver

Nigeria, March 12 -- About four gunmen kidnapped an expatriate engineer at Dangi roundabout in Kano at about 7.40 a.m. on Tuesday, witnesses and police said. The gunmen were said to have shot dead th... Read More


INEC dismisses election result released on social media by Ganduje's aide

Nigeria, March 10 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed the result released by Uba Danzainab, a senior special assistant on social media to the state's governor, Abdull... Read More


ANALYSIS: How Kano governorship election could determine fate of Kwankwaso, Ganduje

Nigeria, March 8 -- Saturday's governorship polls in Kano could determine the political careers of a former governor of the state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, and an incumbent governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. Altho... Read More


Appeal Court clears Kano PDP

Nigeria, March 8 -- The Court of Appeal has cleared the Kano Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Abba Yusuf, to participate in Saturday's governorship election. The appeal court pr... Read More


Buhari defeats Atiku in Kano with over one million votes

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has won all the 44 local government areas of Kano State with 1.4 million votes. The INEC collation officer for the presidential election in Kano, Magaji... Read More


Kano Elections: Thugs set PDP governorship candidate's house ablaze

Nigeria, Feb. 12 -- The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano, Abba Yusuf, said on Monday that his house has been set ablaze. Mr Yusuf also accused members of ruling Al... Read More


Nine dead in Kano road accident

Nigeria, Feb. 11 -- Nine persons died while 15 others sustained injuries in a road accident at Takai Local Government Area of Kano State on Monday. The accident occurred at about 9.30 a.m. on Monday ... Read More