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Sanusi: Kano Assembly reinstates five suspended members

Nigeria, June 30 -- The Kano State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, reinstated five members it suspended for kicking against the investigation of corruption allegations against Muhammadu Sanusi while he... Read More


13% of Kano residents tested for COVID-19 were positive - Report

Nigeria, June 27 -- About 13 per cent of Kano residents tested for COVID-19 tested positive for the virus, according to an official report. The report released by the Kano State Ministry of Health wa... Read More


COVID-19: Nigeria Police rescue over 600 workers locked for three months in rice factory

Nigeria, June 23 -- The police in Kano have rescued over 600 labourers who were forced to spend three months in a factory called 'popular farm rice', in Challawa industrial area. The workers told PRE... Read More


Kano Mass Deaths: Ganduje rejects FG's report, receives new 'findings'

Nigeria, June 17 -- Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Tuesday rejected the federal government's findings which attributed 50-60 per cent of recent 'mysterious deaths' in Kano to COVID-19. Mr Ganduje spok... Read More


We're continuing with probe of deposed Emir Sanusi - Ganduje

Nigeria, June 15 -- The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, says the state Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) is resuming its investigation of allegations of fraud against th... Read More


JUST IN: Buhari write Reps, seeks fresh $5.5 billion loan

Nigeria, May 28 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the House of Representatives, seeking approval for a fresh loan of $5.513 billion. In a letter read by Speaker of the House of Representat... Read More


Kano's district head of Dambatta, Wada Waziri, is dead

Nigeria, May 27 -- Kano State has lost another traditional ruler with the death on Wednesday of the Sarkin Ban Bichi, Wada Waziri. Mr Waziri died at the age of 80 years due to age-related illness. H... Read More


Kano civil servants kick as government slashes salaries

Nigeria, May 21 -- Civil servants in Kano State have expressed anger after the state government slashed their May salaries in what appeared to be an effect of the COVID-19 crisis. Governor Abdullahi ... Read More


Emir Bayero's uncle dies in Kano

Nigeria, May 10 -- Yusuf Bayero (Dan'iyan Kano), an uncle to the Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado-Bayero, is dead. Aged 78, Mr Bayero died in the early hours of Sunday after a protracted illness. He is surviv... Read More


COVID-19 patients hold health workers hostage

Nigeria, May 8 -- Two medical doctors and one nurse were reportedly held hostage on Thursday by COVID-19 patients at Kwanar Dawakin isolation centre in Kano. A former chairman of the Nigeria Medical ... Read More