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Ballot snatching, violence mar Kano council poll

MADUABUCHI NMERIBEH/Kano The Local Government election in Kano, northwest Nigeria, held on Saturday was characterized by violence and electoral malpractices, just as the voters complained about late arrival of election materials in most polling units. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adenrele Shinaba con...

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Posted on May 18, 2014

Abducted Chibok Girls: Christian Women Protest In Kano

Maduabuchi Nmeribeh/Kano In the file: Nigerian women protest abduction of Chibok schoolgirls Emotions were high at Sarki Yarki secretariat of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Sabon Gari, Kano, Northwest Nigeria on Tuesday when Christian women in their hundreds wailed and groaned as they imagined the...

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Posted on May 13, 2014

APC in Kano State shifts congress to 28 April

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has shifted its state congress in Kano State to Monday, 28 April. Dr Mustapha Inuwa, the Chairman, Congress Supervising Committee in the state, made the disclosure on Saturday in an interview with journalists. He said the decision to shift the exercise to April 28, followe...

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Posted on Apr 26, 2014

APC Condemns Jonathan’s Kano Campaign despite Nyanya Blast

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned President Goodluck Jonathan as being insensible and hardhearted for following through with his campaign trail itinerary, despite the horrific bomb blast and the kidnapping of 200 schoolgirls by Boko Haram in Borno, occurring barely 24hours earlier. According t...

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Posted on Apr 16, 2014

Kwankwaso Shuns Jonathan in Kano

There appears to be no love lost between President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano state, as the latter, on Tuesday refused to welcome the President to his state, saying he regrets voting for the President because he has disappointed Nigerians. Kwankwaso’s snubbing of the pre...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Apr 15, 2014

Kano PDP set to receive Jonathan Saturday

The Peoples Democratic Party in Kano State plans a big reception for President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday. Former governor Alhaji Ibrahim Shekarau, disclosed this after he held a closed door meeting with the President at the Villa in Abuja. He told newsmen that the PDP was prepared to hold a grand receptio...

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Posted on Apr 11, 2014

Kano state govt. constitutes 100-man task force against begging

By Citizens Platform The Kano State Government said on Friday that it had constituted a 100-member task force Committee to enforce the Street Begging Prohibition law in the state. The Director-General of the state Hisba Board, Dr Abba Sufi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kan...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Mar 29, 2014

Turkish Airlines commences flight operations into Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport

By Citizens Platform Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines will commence scheduled flight operations into Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano tomorrow, December 13, 2013. The inaugural flight will arrive the airport at 1.00 am local time. The airline which will also provide additional services at th...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Dec 12, 2013

JTF kills two B/Haram members in Kano state

By Citizens Platform The Joint Security Task Force on Tuesday said it had killed two suspected Boko Haram members at Gayawa in Ungoggo Local Government Area of Kano State. This is contained in a statement signed by spokesman of the JTF, Capt. Ikedichi Iweha, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 20, 2013

N2m disbursed to 200 widows in Kano

The Kano State Zakkat and Endowment Commission on Monday said it had disbursed N2 million as alms to 200 selected widows in Kano metropolis. The Director-General of the commission, Alhaji Sufiyanu Gwagwarwa, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano. He said the money was...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 18, 2013

Kano begins round-the-clock refuse collection

The Managing Director of the Kano State Refuse Management and Sanitation Board, Alhaji Abdullahi Bichi,says the government has begun a 24-hour refuse disposal and environmental clean-up. Bichi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Monday that the system was to ensure that high environmental health ...

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Posted on Nov 12, 2013

5 insurgents, 2 soldiers die in Kano gun battle

Five members of the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram and two soldiers were killed in gun battles in Kano on Saturday, the army said, the first violence in months linked to insurgents in the largest northern city. A military task force stormed two buildings suspected of being Boko Haram safe houses in the...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 10, 2013

Ethiopian Airlines to begin flights from Kano

The Ethiopian Airlines is to begin 10-weekly flights to Kano, Nigeria, within the next few weeks, following an agreement between Nigeria and Ethiopia. Col. Wesenyeleh Hunegnaw, the Director-General of the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA), told newsmen that the agreement was signed on Wednesday, 6 Nov...

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Posted on Nov 10, 2013

2 Soldiers, 5 Suspected terrorist killed in a Joint Security Operation in Kano

by Citizens Platform The Joint Task Force (JTF) on Saturday in Kano said it had killed five suspected terrorists in the Kano metropolis, a statement signed by the JTF spokesman, Ikedichi Iweha reads. The JTF stated that two soldiers lost their lives during the early morning operation with  a combined team o...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 10, 2013

Commissioner resigns in Kano over APC romance

Kano state governor, Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso’s speculated plan to join the All Progressives Congress (APC), has created some slight tremor in his cabinet. One of his commissioners, Alhaji Farouk Iya, who oversees the education ministry, today resigned his appointment, saying that he was not rea...

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Posted on Nov 7, 2013

International flight operations resume at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano

By Citizens Platform International flight operations resumed at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano on Wednesday, with the arrival of a Sudan Air flight at 9.00am local time. The resumption of international flights, which was greeted with great excitement by the people of Kano State, was obser...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 7, 2013

Attempt to set ablaze PDP secretariat foiled in Kano

Unidentified persons on Saturday attempted to set ablaze the Kano State Secretariat of the Caretaker Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Court Road in the metropolis. A man who said he witnessed the incident told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano that “some miscreants” stormed...

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Posted on Nov 3, 2013

Hoodlums attempt to set ablaze Kano PDP secretariat

by Citizens Platform The Kano state Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was almost burnt down early Saturday by unknown hoodlums who breached the party structure, a source say. Eyewitness account say, the quick intervention of passersby stopped the hoodlums from destroying the building, as the in...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 2, 2013

Kano declares Monday public holiday

Nigeria’s Kano State Government on Saturday declared Monday as a public holiday to commemorate new Islamic year, 1435 A.H.(Muharram). This is contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer in the Office of the Head of Service, Alhaji Mustapha Fagge in Kano. According to the statement, the publ...

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Posted on Nov 2, 2013

Police disrupt ASUU Protest in Kano

by Citizens Platform The Nigeria Police Thursday in Kano state disrupted a peaceful protest by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) held at the Bayero University, Kano (BUK), leader of the ASUU in BUK, Dr. Mahmud Lawan said. The protest was said to have been thwarted by armed policemen, who joined ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Oct 31, 2013

Kano State Council Election To Hold In January

The Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) has set January 22, 2014 for the conduct of local government elections in all the 44 local government areas of the state. The chairman of the electoral commission, Dr. Sani Malumfashi told reporters that 1.5 billion Naira had already been budgeted for ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Oct 24, 2013

PDP Factions Clash In Kano

About ten people have been injured following an attack by suspected members of new PDP at the PDP office in Kano state North West Nigeria. Confirming the incident to Channels Television off camera, the Publicity Secretary of the Tukur-led PDP in Kano, Mr. Jafa’ar Sani said they were inaugurating a zonal...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2013

4 injured as thugs disrupt Kano PDP meeting

MADUABUCHI NMERIBEH/Kano The silent war between the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the New PDP in Kano, Northwest Nigeria took a violent dimension Monday afternoon when both sides clashed at the Court Road secretariat of the party, leaving no fewer than three people seriously injured. The incident occurre...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2013

Analysts Celebrate Kano Pillars, Back Eaglet’s Ihenacho To Shine

On Sports This Morning, analysts have thrown their weight behind the Nigerian Under-17 national team, Golden Eaglets to make great impact at the on-going FIFA U-17 World Cup in United Arab Emirates, after their demolition of defending champions, Mexico by a 6-1 scoreline in their opening game played on Saturd...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Oct 21, 2013

Kano Pillars Defend League Title Despite Loss

Kano Pillars Football Club has won this year’s Glo Premier League title despite losing their final game of the season. Playing away to Lobi Stars of Makurdi who needed a win to escape relegation, the defending champions were shocked by Barnabas Imenger who scored a brace to help Lobi to a 2-0 home win, and ...

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Posted on Oct 20, 2013

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