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Ramadan heralds new probe for Nigeria’s Emir of Kano

The Africa Report

Tue, 07 May 2019 09:03:00 GMT





Army Ban Use Of Motorcycles In Zamfara, Kano, Katsina, Others

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Sun, 05 May 2019 11:26:00 GMT


EFCC arraigns five Kano officials for employment scam

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Thu, 16 May 2019 17:00:00 GMT



Boko Haram kill 14 loggers in northeast Nigeria: Sources

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Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:48:00 GMT



These are illegal guns seized in California — not Nigeria's Kano state  AFP Factcheck

A picture shared more than 18000 times claims to show guns seized by the Nigerian Customs *Service* in the northern state of Kano. This is false; the guns in the ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 12:37:26 GMT

Mass wedding in Nigeria's Kano state ahead of Ramadan  africanews

A mass Islamic wedding was organised on Saturday in Nigeria's city of Kano ahead of the Ramadan season.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Drug trafficking: Kano gov, Ganduje gives N6m to Zainab, Abubakar  The Punch

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Wednesday presented N3 million cash gift to Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar, who were recently relea...


Wed, 15 May 2019 18:46:00 GMT

Alleged real reasons Ganduje is after Emir Sanusi emerge  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ New details have emerged of alleged infractions by the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, which led to some drastic actions by ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 16:03:00 GMT

Kano: Shettima speaks on controversial decentralization of emirate  Daily Post Nigeria

Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima has reacted to the circumstances surrounding the decentralization of the Kano Emirate. Controversies had emerged f.


Thu, 16 May 2019 11:51:35 GMT

Emir Sanusi II Returns To Hero's Welcome In Kano After London Trip  SaharaReporters.com

A tense atmosphere on Sunday enveloped the northern Nigerian city of Kano, as supporters of Emir Lamido Sanusi trooped to the airport to welcome their ...


Sun, 12 May 2019 16:53:01 GMT

Police intercept 303 cartons of Tramadol in Kano, arrest five  The Punch

The Kano State Police Command on Friday intercepted 303 cartons of hard drugs suspected to be Tramadol tablets. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Moh...


Sat, 18 May 2019 11:05:00 GMT

EXCLUSIVE: How Governor Ganduje Plans To Oust Emir Of Kano Sanusi  SaharaReporters.com

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has concluded plans to forcefully dethrone the Emir of Kano, Sanusi II over his refusal to help the incumbent governor rig in the just ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria: Kano's Emir Suffers Power Cuts  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Kano power struggle takes dangerous twist as Governor installs new Emirs in Lamido Sanusi's caliphate.


Wed, 15 May 2019 10:37:35 GMT

The Tragedy At Kano Airport  THISDAY Newspapers

The government should reinforce security and intelligence at the major airports in the country. While we rejoice over the release by the Saudi authorities of Ms ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 00:48:00 GMT

Ramadan: 80 persons arrested in Kano for eating in public  Daily Post Nigeria

The Islamic Sharia police also known as Hisbah, in Kano State has detained 80 people accused of eating in public, rather than fasting from dawn to sunset a.


Fri, 17 May 2019 05:20:30 GMT

Boko Haram kills two in Nigerian refugee camp attack  The Peninsula Qatar

Boko Haram jihadists on Saturday killed two people and injured a dozen others in an pre-dawn attack on a refugee camp in northeastern Borno State, aid ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 19:50:00 GMT

Chinese man made chief in northern Nigeria  Face2Face Africa

In a bid to enhance interaction and business with the Chinese in Kano State, the Emir of Kano, Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II has approved the appointment and ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Chaos At Airports As Air Peace Postpones Multiple Kano-Related Flights Without Any Explanation To Passengers  SaharaReporters.com

She lamented that her flight out of Lagos to Kano on Saturday was equally shifted from the first flight of the morning to 9am without any apologies from the ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano: INEC withdraws Kawu Sumaila’s certificate of return, gives Dambazau  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ On Thursday, April 18, a Federal High Court in Kano disqualified Sumaila as the duly elected member of the House of Representatives on the ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 11:08:00 GMT

Kano: Tsav slams Ganduje over Emir Sanusi  Daily Post Nigeria

Former Lagos Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, an elder statesman, has slammed the Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, over ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 20:04:23 GMT

British aid worker among two people shot dead at Nigerian resort, 4 tourists abducted: Police  The Straits Times

KANO, NIGERIA (AFP) - Two people including a British aid worker have been shot dead and four tourists abducted in an attack by armed gunmen on a holiday ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano Controversy: Wudil rejects inclusion in new Gaya Emirate  Premium Times

A group claiming to be speaking for the people of Wudil has rejected the inclusion of their community in the newly created Gaya Emirate. The group pledged the ...


Sun, 12 May 2019 16:35:00 GMT

Nigeria: SERAP Tells Ganduje to Reject Fat Pensions, Luxury Cars for Kano Lawmakers  AllAfrica.com

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, urging him to use his ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 05:10:00 GMT

Nigeria Intensifying Efforts To Rescue 'Innocent' Female Student Arrested With Tramadol In Saudi Arabia  SaharaReporters.com

She was accused of entering Saudi Arabia with an illegal dosage of Tramadol, but it has since been discovered she was a victim of a cartel that the airport in ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano: 450 primary school teachers get promotion  Guardian Nigeria

Alhaji Sulaiman Danjuma-Kura, Secretary, Kura Local Government Education Authority, Kano State says the authority has promoted 450 primary school ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria's Kano State to get agro commodity exchange  Journalducameroun.com - English

Published on 03.05.2019 at 16h21 by APA News. Share. A $14.7 million Gezawa Commodity Exchange is to be established in Kano in northern Nigeria.


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Banditry: Army bans motorcycles in Zamfara, Kano, Katsina, four others  The Punch

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja. The Nigerian Army has banned the use of motorcycles within the hinterland and forests of seven states. The states are: Kano, Katsina, ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

May Day: Kano State government abolishes HND, Bsc dichotomy  Guardian

Kano State government has abolished the dichotomy between the Higher National Diploma (HND) and Bsc holders in the state.


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Buhari's $500000 Father-Christmas Gift To Guinea Bissau Could Provide 50 Classrooms In Kano By Fredrick Nwabufo  SaharaReporters.com

President Buhari's $500000 gift to Guinea Bissau for its elections may be well-intentioned, but good intentions do not make great countries. There is no morality ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Bandits Relocating To Niger, Kaduna, Kano To Escape Army's 'Scorpion Sting'  SaharaReporters.com

The alarm was raised by Tukur Buratai, a Lietenant-General and Chief of Army Staff, while addressing a press conference at the Army Headquarters, Abuja, ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano’s ban on public eating  The Punch

As if the daily cases of lawlessness are not enough in this country, the Kano State Sharia police (otherwise called Hisbah) has said it will arrest...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano Emirate Crisis: Treating the Matter With the Urgency It Deserves, By Friends of Democracy  Premium Times

…the president of Nigeria uses his good offices to appeal to the authorities of Kano State to speedily engage in a reversal of the process. It should be noted that ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 14:15:00 GMT

Chinese businessman Mike Zhang bags chieftaincy title in Kano  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ Kano state in Nigeria recently conferred a chieftaincy title on a Chinese trader, Mike Zhang. This was done to strengthen the relationship ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria: PDP Leaders Meet Over Kano Emirate Split  AllAfrica.com

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the weekend met over the establishment of new Emirates in Kano and expressed concern that it could lead ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 05:40:55 GMT

Kano emirates: Youths protest alleged plot to split Benin kingdom  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ In an attempt to possibly prevent a repeat of what occurred in Kano state with the creation of more emirates, youths in Edo state staged a ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 11:27:13 GMT

Former Kano Pillars Star turns down Lucrative Offer Abroad  Brila

Former Kano Pillars Power Forward and 2018 All Star, Abdu Yahaya has revealed he turned down an offer to leave Nigeria and play abroad, despite the ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 18:26:00 GMT

Zainab Aliyu Arrives Kano after Four Months in Saudi Arabia’s Detention  THISDAY Newspapers

By Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano. Zainab Aliyu, the detained Nigerian implicated in alleged drug trafficking that was released by Saudi Arabian authorities, on ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 14:20:00 GMT

Ganduje swears-in Kano Chief Judge  Premium Times

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has sworn in Justice Nura Sagir as the substantive Chief Judge of the state.‎


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

10-year-old drowns in Kano  Premium Times

A 10- year-old boy, Shuaibu Musa, has drowned while bathing in a pond called “Ramin Tasiu” at Sheika Road in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano Assembly passes life pension bill for speaker, deputy  Guardian

The Kano State House of Assembly yesterday passed a life pension bill for its speaker and deputy speaker after the proposal scaled a third reading.


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Boko Haram kill 21 in Nigerian village attack - residents  EWN

Villagers fled the attack, but returned on Tuesday to bury the dead left amid the charred wreckage of their homes.


Wed, 01 May 2019 15:00:18 GMT

Chinese man made chief in Nigeria - Graphic Online  Graphic Online

A leader of the Chinese community in northern Nigeria has been crowned, or "turbaned", as a chief by the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Katsina, Kano,10 Others Yet To Pass Child Rights Law Says UNICEF  SaharaReporters.com

No less than 12 northern states in Nigeria are yet to pass the Child Rights Law, a child protection specialist with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), ...


Sun, 12 May 2019 05:35:40 GMT

Auto crash claims 16 lives in Kano  Premium Times

No fewer than 16 persons died on Friday evening when three vehicles collided at Tukai Village in Dambatta Local Government Area in Kano State. The Public ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morning  Daily Post Nigeria

Good morning! Here is today's summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to alleged withdrawal of bill.


Sun, 19 May 2019 07:02:24 GMT

Political elites manipulate restructuring, says Emir Of Kano  Guardian

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said that political elites manipulate the issue of restructuring the country for their selfish interest. Sanusi II ...


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Organised crime kills more civilians in Nigeria than Boko Haram  TRT World

In Zamfara state alone at least 3000 lives have been lost to banditry in the last five years, a number that's double that of terror-related murders in the country.


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

13-year-old boy dies in Kano well  Daily Post Nigeria

A 13-year-old boy, Abubakar Isa, on Friday died in a well at Madawa in Minjibir Local Government Area of Kano State. Spokesman of the Kano State Fire Servi.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Ganduje Sacks All Permanent Secretaries In Kano  SaharaReporters.com

Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State, has fired all the 33 permanent secretaries in the state. Auwal Naiya, head of the state civil *service*, disclosed this in a ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Don reveals number of jobless people in Kano  Daily Post Nigeria

The Dean of Dangote Business School, Bayero University Kano, Prof. Murtala Sagagi, says there are currently over four million jobless people in Kano due to.


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

NDLEA in Kano arrests suspects with 2.927 kg cocaine  Guardian Nigeria

The Kano State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested two suspects in possession of 2.927 kilograms of ...


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria: Emir Sanusi Appoints Leader of Chinese Community in Kano  AllAfrica.com

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 ...


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A former CBN governor and Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido, appointed into MTN Group board  Pulse Nigeria

MTN Group announces significant changes to the Group Board and the establishment of an International Advisory Board (IAB). The Group also welcome Emir of ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Young Lagos monarch Saheed Ademola Elegushi picks 2nd wife in Kano  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ Lagos monarch, Saheed Ademola Elegushi marries second wife. The Elegushi of Ikate land has been married to his first wife, Sekinat Aramide ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Ramadan: 80 persons arrested in Kano for eating in public – Daily Post Nigeria  Nigerian Bulletin

The Islamic Sharia police also known as Hisbah, in Kano State has detained 80 people accused of eating in public, rather than fasting from dawn to sunset as...


Fri, 17 May 2019 11:15:00 GMT

NPFL Wrap: Lobi Stars and Kano Pillars draw closer to playoff spots  Goal.com

The two former league champions secured favourable results away from home to further boost their push for places in the Super Six.


Thu, 16 May 2019 17:44:00 GMT

Federal Government may degrade Enugu airport – Minister  Pulse Nigeria

The Federal Government says it may downgrade Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu from handling international operations because of its inability to ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 10:33:38 GMT

Nigeria: Extortion, Inadequate Centres Bedevil Birth Registration in Kwara, Kano.  AllAfrica.com

When Babatunde Opeyemi, an indigene of Ilorin in Kwara State, applied for the Ashisaga Africa Initiative scholarship for higher education abroad, she had very ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

18-Year Old Drowns While Cooling Off Kano Heat In Pond  SaharaReporters.com

Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, The spokesman of the State Fire *Service*, confirmed the incident in Kano on Wednesday.


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano, Sokoto, 10 Others Yet to Pass Child Rights Law, Says UNICEF  THISDAY Newspapers

40% of Nigerian women marry before 15 years. Martins Ifijeh. At least 12 Northern states in Nigeria, including Kano, Sokoto, Adamawa and Kaduna are yet to ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 14:50:00 GMT

Police Recover Cache Of Weapons At PDP, APC Secretariats In Kano  SaharaReporters.com

Police authorities in Kano have recovered a cache of weapons at the state secretariats of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Tudunwada Local Government ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Foundation constructs 62 boreholes in kano community  SundiataPost

By Tukur Muntari. Gwarzo – Prof. Adamu Abubakar-Gwarzo Foundation, an NGO, has constructed a total of 62 boreholes in Gwarzo Local Government Area ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 14:28:04 GMT

Kano, Port Harcourt airports on course for certification – FAAN  Premium Times

The FAAN, says it has fulfilled all necessary requirements for the certification of the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano and Port Harcourt International ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano PDP guber candidate, Yusuf attacks Gov. Ganduje  Daily Post Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial candidate in Kano, Engr Kabir Abba Yusuf, has attacked Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, for his "reckless" sta.


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning  Daily Post Nigeria

Good morning! Here is today's summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu is set to be closed down by the Federal.


Sat, 18 May 2019 06:41:27 GMT

Gaya commends Nigerians over solidarity for Release of Aliyu, Abubakar  Guardian

Senator representing Kano South senatorial district in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Kabiru Gaya, has commended Nigerians for the show of ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 03:20:00 GMT

Kano emirate: Why I accepted Ganduje's appointment – Bichi Emir, Bayero breaks silence – Daily Post Nigeria  Nigerian Bulletin

The newly appointed Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has explained that his recent elevation was not meant to spite Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.


Thu, 16 May 2019 11:48:47 GMT

Skyline University Nigeria: Kano’s first private varsity takes off with 82 pioneer students  Daily Nigerian News

Skyline University Nigeria, SUN, the first private university established in Kano State on Saturday matriculated 82 pioneer students admitted into the 2018/2019 ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano emirate: Senator Sani speaks on lack of constitutional role for Sanusi, other monarchs  Daily Post Nigeria

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Senator Shehu Sani, has stated that the lack of defined constitutional role for traditional rulers in the country.


Fri, 10 May 2019 15:15:37 GMT

High Commissioner extols traditional institutions, receives Emir of Kano in Ghana  P.M. News

Nigeria's High Commissioner to Ghana, Amb. Olufemi Abikoye, has commended traditional rulers in Nigeria for being ”one of the strong pillars upon which the ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Air Peace showcases B777 on Kano, Abuja routes  Guardian Nigeria

Air Peace airlines will today give travellers on the Kano-Abuja-Kano route a feel of its soon-to-launch international flight *service*.


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Court orders Kano CP to arrest Hadiza Gabon  Daily Nigerian News

A Kano chief magistrate's court on Thursday ordered the arrest of Kannywood star, Hadiza Gabon, over her failure to honour court summon.


Thu, 16 May 2019 19:11:10 GMT

The states' dwindling revenues  Daily Sun

The Economic Confidential and the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) recently revealed that some states in the country will face ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 01:44:27 GMT

Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning  Daily Post Nigeria

Good morning! Here is today's summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday said it was not ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 06:00:54 GMT

Man Stabs Nurse In Kano State For Resisting His Rape Attempt  Naija News

A man identified as Bashir Yahaya, who resides in Kabuga quarters, was on Monday apprehended by the Kano State Police Command for stabbing a nurse, ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 14:27:59 GMT

Kano emirates: We are in support of Wudil under Gaya emirate – Group  Daily Trust

A group of Wudil community leaders and prominent stakeholders in Wudil Local Government Area of Kano state under the umbrella of Wudil Patriotic Group has ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 11:07:00 GMT

Wudil Community Rejects Ganduje's New Emirate Order In Kano  Independent Newspapers Limited

Wudil, (Kano State) Wudil indigenes in Kano State have appealed to the State House of Assembly to revisit the recent creation of Gaya Emirate Council under ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 21:25:00 GMT

Nigeria: IPMAN Kano unit advises federal lawmakers on PEF mandate  WorldStage

The Kano State Branch of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (IPMAN) has cautioned the National Assembly against interfering with the mandate of ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Buhari's stronghold becomes key battleground in tight Nigeria election  Reuters

KANO, (Reuters) - Sunday Nicholas voted for Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's 2015 presidential election, but the 32-year-old factory worker in the northern city ...


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nigerian Air Force 2019 Recruitment: Full List Of Shortlisted Candidates For Kano State  Naija News

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has released a list of candidates shortlisted for 2018/2019 recruitment interview for Kano state.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Concerns as heatwave hits Borno, Kano, other northern states  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ The decrease in electricity supply in the recent weeks has compounded the predicament of the residents of the northeastern states, who are ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

EFCC arraigns Kano administrators for alleged employment fraud  Ripples Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned five officials of Kano Road Traffic Agency in the state High Court on allegations |


Fri, 17 May 2019 06:28:18 GMT

NPFL: Kano Pillars coach aims Delta Force onslaught to qualify for Super 6  Futaa

Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa knows his team need to beat visiting Delta Force in a MatchDay 21 fixture for a place in the Nigeria Professional Football ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 15:32:23 GMT

Top Kannywood actors get new endorsements  Premium Times

Kannywood top actors, Ali Nuhu, Usman Uzee and Maryam Booth are now CarXie ambassadors.


Sat, 18 May 2019 19:19:00 GMT

Boko Haram Has Gone Beyond FG's Capacity, Says Obasanjo  Channels Television

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has decried the high level of insecurity in Nigeria, stating that the Federal Government alone cannot tackle the menace.


Sun, 19 May 2019 18:57:31 GMT

Court orders arrest of popular Kannywood actress  Daily Trust

The story of a Chief Magistrate court order directing Kano State commissioner of police, Mohammed Wakili, a Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Kano, to effect ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 02:37:00 GMT

Kano PDP Candidate: Abba Yusuf Blasts Gov Ganduje After Court Victory  Concise News

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP's gubernatorial candidate in Kano, Kabir Abba Yusuf, has criticised Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, for his “reckless” ...


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The boy abducted to guide blind beggars – BBC News  Nigerian Bulletin

Samuel Abdulraheem has no recollection of the day he was abducted, aged seven, from his family home in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. Although he came ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 06:34:27 GMT

'We Were Not Consulted, We Feel Demoted' Kano Community Laments Spliting Of Emirate  SaharaReporters.com

Residents of Wudil Community in Wudil Local Government Area of Kano State have expressed their dissatisfaction at the break up of Kano Emirates by ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 05:58:11 GMT

States that are ready to pay minimum wage (Full list)  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ Also in Zamfara state, the governor through his media aide, Ibrahim Dosara, said the state government under his watch would do everything ...


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano Emirate: Moghalu reveals why Ganduje “bastardized” Emir Sanusi's throne – Daily Post Nigeria  Nigerian Bulletin

The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the 2019 election, Kingsley Moghalu, has claimed that Kano state Governor, Abdullahi ...


Sat, 11 May 2019 07:15:04 GMT

Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning  Daily Post Nigeria

Good morning! Here is today's summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday said it was not ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 05:36:20 GMT

Kabiru Yusuf vs Ganduje: Court rejects PDP's governorship candidate's request in Kano  Daily Post Nigeria

The Election Tribunal sitting in Kano State has struck out a *fresh* application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Abba Kabiru Yusuf, ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Power Outage Hits Kano  THISDAY Newspapers

Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano. The ancient city of Kano has been thrown into darkness following the collapsed of the national grid for the third time in two days.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Court voids appointment of new emirs in Kano – TheCable  Nigerian Bulletin

A Kano state high court sitting in Ungogo has declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state...


Wed, 15 May 2019 15:33:14 GMT

Nurse stabbed for resisting rape attempt in Kano – Laila's Blog  Nigerian Bulletin

A man identified as Bashir Yahaya has been arrested by The Kano State Police Command after he stabbed a nurse for resisting rape attempt in Kabuga quarters ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 05:32:25 GMT

Rabiu Usman-Baba’s death saddening – Kano residents  Daily Nigerian News

The death of Sheriff Rabiu Usman-Baba, a famous religious singer based in Kano, who died on Thursday in his Kano residence, was received with shock.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Emir Sanusi: Kano Assembly to approve new Emirates as Ganduje moves against monarch – Daily Post Nigeria  Nigerian Bulletin

Kano State House of Assembly may approve the request for the creation of four new Emirates, a development that would reduce the powers of Emir Lamido...


Wed, 08 May 2019 10:03:51 GMT

Thisday’s Ibrahim Garba emerges Kano NUJ Correspondents’ Chapel chairman‎  Daily Nigerian News

Kano State Correspondent of Thisday Newspapers, Ibrahim Garba, on Saturday, emerged Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Correspondents' ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nasir Yusuf Gawuna: Architect Of Human Development  Leadership Newspaper

Kano State deputy governor, Nasir Yusuf Gawuna, has been described by His Excellency Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as a man of quality and trust.


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano State Government opens fresh corruption case against Emir Sanusi – The Guardian Nigeria News  Nigerian Bulletin

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday summoned top Kano emirate member to appear before it over alleged financial...


Tue, 07 May 2019 05:53:00 GMT

Nigeria News Kano Pillars midfielder joins Flying Eagles camp in Germany 04 May 2019, 15:30  Futaa

Kano Pillars midfielder Jamilu Mohammed has joined the Flying Eagles camp n Inglostadt, Germany, after sorting out his travel papers. The powerfully-built ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria Breaking News Today, Friday, May 17, 2019  Naija News

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says President Muhammadu Buhari doesn't deserve to be sworn in for another ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 18:08:27 GMT

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My mom used to bake meat pies for sale at Bayero University, in Kano, Nigeria. Four decades later, I meet people and that’s the first thing they ask . . . “Does your mom still bake those pies? I have been longing for them!” https://twitter.com/tnwhiskeywoman/status/1130238986646167553 …

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We love and support Kwankwaso not for nothing, but for his passion and commitment towards the educational development of our dear state, KANO. May Allah bless us with more of KWANKWASO in Kano and Nigeria. So help us God

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"Brains" wasted in the So- called KANO EMPIRE, just to be sliced by a DAYLIGHT Corrupt Governor. Nigeria and UN needs you. https://twitter.com/Mss_Deeynah/status/1129533383086944256 …

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In 2016, an imam in Kano rallied the support of almajiris to stop the construction of a film village in the state claiming it'll corrupt the state, in 2018, the governor of the state was caught on camera collecting bribe with the state as highest consumer of codein in Nigeria.

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(1) May Almighty Allah accept all our good deeds, wishing you a safe journey back to Nigeria brother Bashir Ahmad. We will still not relent in our effort to ensure peace and prosperous Kano for the next coming generation.

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“If you count my ancestors, not less than ten of them were village heads up to my biological father. So I really don’t understand when people say my govt is up for harming this noble institution.” - on Kano Emirates READ MORE: https://www.ripplesnigeria.com/the-only-motive-for-creating-new-emirates-is-to-bring-development-closer-to-the-grassroots-ganduje/ …

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The capacity of Sanusi II in the northern Nigeria is too much even during the CBN governor Sanusi II really help especially we at the northeast during the fight against Boko Haram Sanusi II has the capacity to rule entire Arewa ba kano kadai ba

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Kano guber tribunal: Governor Ganduje files defence with 203 witnesses against PDP https://tiny.ng/ebrm8S  via

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Green with envy. Midi. New. . . #3500. . . #allndevery#karenthebrand#stew#Nigeria#Ibadan#Lagos#portharcourt#Kano#hustleraracade#perfumeoil#handags#purses#watches#instagram#trending#wannekasaleschallenge… https://www.instagram.com/p/BxqFSBgnBe3/?igshid=1i4kujowi5l3x …

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Kano State hisbah board Nigeria this is what is expected of you in this ramadan not harassing law abiding citizens https://twitter.com/yxs1_/status/1129852796432539648 …

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Here is NiMet weather predictions for Abuja, Lagos, Kano on Thursday  Daily Trust

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted cloudy to partly cloudy weather conditions with prospects of widespread thunderst...


Wed, 15 May 2019 18:49:00 GMT

Monday: See NiMet weather predictions for Abuja, Lagos, Kano, others  Daily Trust

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted cloudy weather conditions with prospects of widespread thunderstorm activities...


Sun, 12 May 2019 21:14:00 GMT

NiMET predicts cloudy weather for Thursday, May 16  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted cloudy to partly cloudy weather conditions with prospects of widespread ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 18:33:41 GMT

Inside story of Kano airport drug cartel  Daily Trust

Sandwiched in-between military installations just about a 10-minute drive from the densely populated Kano city centre, the Malam Aminu Kano International ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What the weather would look like across Nigeria on Tuesday – NiMet  Premium Times

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions with prospects of thunderstorm activities over most parts of the country on ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 20:06:00 GMT

NiMet predicts cloudy weather, thundery shower for Saturday, May 11  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted cloudy weather conditions with prospects of widespread thunderstorm activities ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Buhari's $500000 Father-Christmas Gift To Guinea Bissau Could Provide 50 Classrooms In Kano By Fredrick Nwabufo  SaharaReporters.com

President Buhari's $500000 gift to Guinea Bissau for its elections may be well-intentioned, but good intentions do not make great countries. There is no morality ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Federal Government may degrade Enugu airport – Minister  Pulse Nigeria

The Federal Government says it may downgrade Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu from handling international operations because of its inability to ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 10:33:38 GMT

18-Year Old Drowns While Cooling Off Kano Heat In Pond  SaharaReporters.com

Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, The spokesman of the State Fire *Service*, confirmed the incident in Kano on Wednesday.


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Heatwave hits Borno, Kano, Adamawa, Katsina, others  Daily Trust

Some parts of Nigeria have been sweltering through extreme heat precipitated by an upsurge in temperatures in the past weeks, spiking fears of outbreaks of ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Boy, 18, drowns in Kano pond  P.M. News

An 18-year-old boy, Aminu Mu'azu, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Kurna Dorawar Dillali in the Dala Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State.


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather for Saturday, May 4  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted cloudy and rainy weather conditions with prospects of widespread thunderstorms ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

BUHARI'S MINISTERS: How they fared (1)  The Nation Newspaper

In the next few days, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will be dissolved, leaving ministers to move into another phase of life where the.


Sat, 18 May 2019 23:11:35 GMT

Cloudy weather to prevail nationwide on Sunday, May 5 - NiMet  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted cloudy weather conditions with prospects of widespread thunderstorm activities ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Highs and lows of aviation under Sirika  Daily Trust

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi A. Sirika, assumed office in November, 2015 after being appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Sen.


Mon, 13 May 2019 02:02:00 GMT

Nigeria's burden of snake bite  Daily Trust

Snake bite is one reptile attack that kills fast, and thus, requires urgent medical attention for its victim to survive. Sometime in March this year, Nigerians were ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Aviation… Challenges, lamentation, strides  The Nation Newspaper

From policy somersaults by successive ministers to undue interference in the activities of regulatory agencies and absence of a roadmap for development, the ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 23:30:10 GMT

Slow down climate change effects, ban tree cutting – Expert  Blueprint newspapers Limited

Following the extreme heat wave with the temperatures up to 42.2c experts have issued warnings about the dangerous effects of the extremely hot weather in ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:06:16 GMT

REPS Speakership: Gbajabiamila reaches out to Dogara, PDP members-elect as Bago storms S/West  Vanguard

The two main contenders for the speakership of the House of Representatives of the 9th National Assembly, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila and Mohammed ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 06:35:00 GMT

Nigeria suffers severe heatwave with no relief in sight  Aljazeera.com

Temperatures soar across the region with no relief in sight until the seasonal rains set in next month.


Sat, 06 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Democracy delayed Nigeria postpones its general election  The Economist

GIGINYU PRIMARY SCHOOL in Kano, the largest city in northern Nigeria, should have been bustling on the morning of February 16th. It is one of 119973 ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Why local food production is inevitable with rising population – Alhaji Zanna  Vanguard

Any nation that cannot feed itself has no business existing. It is said that a hungry man is an angry man so a nation filled with angry people is bound to..


Tue, 14 May 2019 05:11:00 GMT

Take note: Nigeria to experience cloudy weather, rainfall on Saturday, March 9  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy, sunny and hazy weather conditions with chances of thunderstorms and ...


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Anzac Day: The obscure foreign fields that are forever Kiwi  Stuff.co.nz

A small rugged island in the North Atlantic is the final resting place of a lone Kiwi pilot.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Echoes from Kano- days before and after shifting of polls  Internatinal Centre For Investigative Reporting

Kano is crucial for both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)—based on results patterns of past ...


Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

In Nigeria's tight election, Christian vote is seen as key  The Associated Press

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Ask worshippers at St. Charles Catholic Church what they want most from Nigeria's presidential election, and the answer is peace.


Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

NiMet predicts cloudy, Sunny, dust hazy weather for Sunday, March 31  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted partly cloudy to cloudy, sunny and dust haze weather conditions with chances of ...


Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How many seasons are there in Nigeria and how are they characterized?  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ ➣ How many seasons are there in Nigeria? ➣ Many people want to know the answer to this question. In our article, we will tell you in detail the ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Men are endangered specie as men reduces to 1b out of 7.8b people in the world  Nigeria News

The new world population has revealed that there are twice as much women as men. The new population also explains why women need to be cautious of how ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 19:11:18 GMT

What we've learnt from the Nigerian election  BBC News

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term. His main rival, runner-up Atiku Abubakar, has called the election a ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nigeria votes for a 2nd day in places as death toll rises  Raleigh News & Observer

Nigeria faced a second day of voting in scattered areas Sunday in a presidential election seen as too close to call, while the death toll from vote-related violence ...


Sun, 24 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

In Nigeria, film stars deploy to plead for election peace  paNOW

KANO, Nigeria — As emergencies go, it has a catchy tune. Faced with a Nigerian election that could spiral into violence, some in the popular film industry known ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Rerun Polls Marred by Violence in Kano, Bauchi, Benue, Adamawa  THISDAY Newspapers

By Our Correspondents. Saturday's supplementary elections meant to bring down the curtain on inconclusive polls in the governorship and state Houses of ...


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria's dollar bribe governor secures re-election in chaotic poll  africanews

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano State in northern Nigeria secured re-election over the weekend in a vote that has largely been criticised for its violent ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What the weather will look like in Nigeria on Saturday  Premium Times

NiMet predicts that thunderstorms and rains will prevail on Saturday.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

BREAKING: Airlines Cancel Numerous Flights Nationwide Due To Bad Weather  SaharaReporters.com

One of the passengers onboard Arik Air, who identified himself as Christopher, told SaharaReporters that the Arik flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International ...


Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria elections: Explosions heard hours before presidential vote  CNN

Multiple bomb blasts rocked the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri just hours before presidential polls opened Saturday. There were no reports of any deaths or ...


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nigeria election: Ballots counted after governor elections vote  BBC News

Votes are being counted in 29 of Nigeria's 36 states, after polls to elect state and local representatives. The state elections, which took place on Saturday, came ...


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Fate of 10 Million Children Uncertain as Nigeria’s Religious Leaders Clash Over Education Initiative  The Epoch Times

Six-year-old Mohammed from Kano State, Nigeria, has never been able to have a normal childhood. While his peers enjoy a more regular upbringing, ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

What the weather would look like on Friday – NiMet -  Premium Times

NiMet has predicted cloudy and sunny weather conditions with thundery activities over most parts of the country on Friday.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

12 killed in fuel tanker explosion in Nigeria – police  Rappler

Authorities say the tanker fell on its side and 'spilled its contents and exploded, causing an inferno that engulfed other road users'


Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cloudy, sunny weather to prevail across Nigeria on Wednesday – NiMet  Premium Times

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted partly cloudy to cloudy and sunny weather conditions with localised thunderstorms over most parts ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

No Bad Weather; We Worked 24 Hours To Distribute Election Materials, Says NAMA  SaharaReporters.com

However, in his response to the claim by INEC, Emele said the Nigerian airspace was directed to work round the clock in order to transport election materials for ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nigeria's electoral commission delays presidential election until Feb. 23 over 'challenges'  WSOC Charlotte

Una estudiante de la Universidad de Carolina del Norte en Greensboro encontró a un hombre dentro de su apartamento que hurgaba su armario y vestía su ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Sacks of ballot papers intercepted in Kano were specimens... Police | The ICIR  Internatinal Centre For Investigative Reporting

THE Kano State police command has clarified that 14 sacks of ballot papers intercepted by its operatives on Thursday were only specimens of the original ballot ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Fire guts room, seven shops in Kano  Daily Post Nigeria

The Kano State Fire *Service* has disclosed that an early morning fire affected one room and seven shops at the weather land Road, Sabon Gari in the Kano met.


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

With China's Help, Nigeria Builds a Vital Rail Artery  Engineering News-Record

Hundreds of hard-hatted workers cut and slot rebar ... scores more workers smooth *fresh* concrete into molds while a dozen-man team steadily ties the rebar into ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria's young voters under spotlight as elections near  Aljazeera.com

The country's youth make up the biggest voting bloc in the elections that begin on Saturday.


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

NiMet predicts late onset, early cessation of rain in 2019  Daily Trust

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted late onset of rainfall and early cessation of rainfall in most parts of the country in 2019.


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Boko Haram hits Nigerian city after thousands flee military operation  The Japan Times

Boko Haram fighters attacked the northeast Nigerian city of Damaturu for the first time since late 2014, residents said, after troops forced thousands to f.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria in last day of campaigning warned to ‘choose wisely’  WTOP

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria surged into the final day of campaigning ahead of Saturday's election, as President Muhammadu Buhari made one last pitch to ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Polls open in Nigeria as president seeks 2nd term in Africa's most populous nation  WTOP

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Polls open in Nigeria as president seeks 2nd term in Africa's most populous nation.


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Boko Haram fighters plunder Nigeria village near Chibok on kidnapping anniversary  The Japan Times

Boko Haram militants raided a village near the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok just as locals marked the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls five y.


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Weather Expected To Be Dry, Hazy, Sunny Today – NiMet  Leadership Newspaper

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dry, hazy and sunny weather conditions with chances of thunderstorms activities over most parts of ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria: Buhari defends his first term in office in a rally  africanews

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari defended his first term in office at a political meeting in Kano, the largest commercial city in northern Nigeria, in front of ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How the weather will look like on Thursday  Premium Times

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Thursday with prospects of ...


Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Relic or reformer? A Nigerian emir wants to take his ancient city into the modern era  Washington Post

The most powerful man in this ancient city rides through the streets on prized thoroughbreds and in vintage Rolls-Royce convertibles. One servant holds a ...


Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Weather Forecast For Monday  Leadership Newspaper

Weather Forecast For Monday The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains over Sokoto, Gusau, Katsina, Kano, Kebbi ...


Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria's ancient Kano wall disappears along with history  Al Jazeera English

Illegal encroachment and a lack of maintenance has led to the destruction of the city's historical barrier.


Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria election 2019: How ‘godfathers’ influence politics  BBC News

A look at the men who many believe decide the winners and losers of elections in Nigeria.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nigeria election and Trump summit: Wednesday's best photos  The Guardian

Main image: People celebrate the re-election of Muhammadu Buhari in Kano, Nigeria. Photograph: Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images. Wed 27 Feb 2019 09.35 EST ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

In Nigeria's Kano, Islamic schools provide affordable education  Al Jazeera English

Religious schools reign in Nigeria's most populous state as many students can't afford private learning centres.


Sun, 27 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

PICS: People, politics threaten Kano's ancient walls in Nigeria  News24

The historic walls in northern Nigeria are under threat as never before from a combination of an exploding population that has put pressure on land and housing, ...


Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria court blocks probe of governor 'caught' taking dollar bribes  africanews

A High Court in Nigeria's Kano State has blocked a legislative probe into alleged bribe-taking by state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Daily Nigerian ...


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Islamic State-backed Boko Haram faction publishes 'execution' video  The Japan Times

Boko Haram's Islamic State-backed faction has claimed to have executed five Nigerian soldiers but security sources told AFP on Tuesday three of those kille.


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Buhari wins in six additional LGAs in Kano  Premium Times

The APC presidential candidate had earlier won three LGAs bringing the number of areas so far won to nine.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

What the weather would look across Nigeria Saturday - NiMet  Premium Times

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Saturday with prospect of ...


Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Boko Haram raids military posts in northeast Nigeria  Rappler

Fighters from the ISIS-affiliated Islamic State West Africa Province overrun the posts in Borno state on Tuesday, January 1, military and militia sources tell ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nigeria police say more than 300 held for voting offences  News24

More than 300 people have been arrested on suspicion of committing electoral offences during Nigeria's recent elections, the top police chief has said.


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Indigo, ash and time mark Nigeria's centuries-old dye pits  Houston Chronicle

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A little indigo, a handful of ash and time. The dye pits in Nigeria's ancient northern city of Kano are said to be the last ones of their kind ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The battle for Kano  Daily Sun

With the conclusion of the presidential and National Assembly elections, attention has, naturally, shifted to the states. Even though the electoral commission will, ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

NiMet predicts Monday's weather across Nigeria  Premium Times

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dust haze weather conditions with reduced visibility over most parts of the country with morning mist ...


Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The #MeToo movement has reached Muslim-majority northern Nigeria  Al Jazeera English

Survivors of sexual abuse and harassment are sharing their experiences on social media, using the #ArewaMeToo hashtag.


Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigerian army repel fresh Boko Haram attacks - sources  EWN

Jihadists attacked a forward operation base in the town of Bama, some 70 kilometres southeast of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, at about 3:45 am (0245 ...


Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Nigerian governor in viral video allegedly taking dollar bribes  africanews

The governor was alleged to personally receive from 15 to 25% kickbacks for every project executed in the state, reports said in part. Several other media outlets ...


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Most Nigerian cities to experience rains, thunderstorms on Friday – NiMet  Pulse Nigeria

NiMet's Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Thursday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 25 to 32 and 17 to 23 ...


Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

How cough syrup in Nigeria is creating a generation of addicts  BBC News

When the younger brother of the BBC's Ruona Meyer became addicted to cough syrup, she began to investigate the men who make and sell opioid-based ...


Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Nnamdi Kanu, Nigerian separatist leader, resurfaces in Israel  BBC News

Missing Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu has resurfaced in Israel more than a year after soldiers stormed his home. "I'm in Israel," Mr Kanu said on ...


Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Using 2019 weather predictions to guide your farm business  Daily Trust

For every farmer and other stakeholders, the 2019 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP) launched last Thursday is very important in guiding informed farm ...


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nigeria's undercover atheists: In their words  Al Jazeera English

In a country where religion is the rhythm of life, young atheists share their experiences of violence and ostracisation.


Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

NigeriaVotes: Court nullifies PDP governorship candidacy in Kano  TVC News

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has nullified Peoples' Democratic Party Guber Candidacy for not conducting Primaries. Federal High Court Judge, Ambrose ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Thunderstorms, rains, cloudy weather to prevail on Thursday – NiMet  Vanguard

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted of thunderstorm and rain activities with cloudy weather conditions cover most parts of the country on ...


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Doing business in Nigeria  Management Today

It is autumn and the weather in Lagos oscillates wildly between sweltering humidity and torrential downpours that flood roads, masking potholes deep enough to ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kano ancient city walls in Nigeria under threat  africanews

The remains of the fortified walls of Kano, the largest city in northern Nigeria, are more threatened than ever with destruction, due to local policies that pay little ...


Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Nigerian general election 2019  BBC News

All the latest news about Nigerian general election 2019 from the BBC.


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 11:09:40 GMT

5 days to Atiku campaign rally in Kano, Governor Ganduje orders closure of stadium  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, ordered the immediate closure of two major stadiums in the state. The governor gave this ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nigeria governor took $5m bribe – journalist tells lawmakers  africanews

So far, there are two sets of video released by the portal in which Ganduje is seen receiving monies from the alleged contractors. All sums were in dollar ...


Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Harmattan season  Daily Trust

As the New Year begins, the foggy weather, sweeping wind and blurring dust that accompany the harmattan season have intensified. The Nigeria ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Boko Haram kills nine villagers in northeast Nigeria: militia  Channel NewsAsia

KANO, Nigeria: Nine people were killed and nine others injured when Boko Haram fighters raided two villages in northeast Nigeria, the civilian militia said on ...


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kano Assembly to Investigate Foreign Traders' Monopoly in Kano Markets | NTA.ng - Breaking News, Nigeria, Africa, Worldwide  NTA News

The Kano State House of Assembly has set up a seven man ad-hoc committee to investigate the complaint by local traders alleging that foreign traders are trying ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

35 Years Later, Lagos, Abuja, And 12 Other Airports Get New Weather Minima  SaharaReporters.com

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has approved new weather minima for Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Port Harcourt and 10 other airports in the country.


Wed, 03 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Hot weather prediction for 2019  Daily Trust

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has predicted that 2019 will be another hot year in Nigeria, similar to the climatic condition of 2018 which was hotter ...


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Firemen rescue six trapped in Kano collapsed building  Punchng

Firemen have rescued six persons trapped in a building which collapsed on Wednesday evening at Gwammaja in Dala Local Government area in Kano State...


Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Issuance of new passport begins in March, says NIS  The Punch

The Nigeria Immigration *Service* says it will commence issuance of new passport in the Federal Capital Territory from March 4. This was disclosed by NIS Public ...


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nigeria governor sues over dollar bribe videos, wants $8.2 m damages  africanews

A Nigerian governor has sued an online portal and its publisher over viral videos that shows him purportedly receiving dollar bribes from contractors in the state.


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

5 most fatal plane crashes involving Nigerians  Legit.ng

Legit.ng News ☆ Recently, the whole of Nigeria was thrown into mourning after an Ethiopian Airline crashed. It is important to relive other teary crashes as this ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria: Food Production in Danger As Nimet Predicts Erratic Rainfalls  AllAfrica.com

The Nigerian Meteorology Agency (NIMET) has warned farmers to expect lower and erratic rainfalls, which in turn, may hamper food production.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

NiMET raises fresh concern over extreme weather  Guardian

Concerned about the extreme weather conditions being experienced across African countries, the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has warned of the ...


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nigeria – Flash Floods (DG ECHO, Nigerian Meteorological Agency, WMO, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 3 September 2018) - Nigeria  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Nigeria about Flash Flood and Flood; published on 03 Sep 2018 by ECHO.


Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Nigerian Railway Debunks Report Of Train Killing Two Persons In Kano  Independent Newspapers Limited

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday denied a report that a train crushed two people to death in Kano. Abdullahi Alhaji, the Public Relations ...


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



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