Tag: Kano Government

Kano Govt announce ban on street begging by Almajiris

The Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Tuesday announced a ban on street begging by children popularly referred to as Almajiris. The governor’s spokesperson, Abba Anwar, in a statement said the effort was to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education in the state. Mr Anwar[Read More…]

2019 Election: After Goje, Lamido, Now Police Special Squad Raids Kwankwaso’s Residence In Kano

Inspector General of police special squad Wednesday raided the house of senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso’s younger brother Lawan Musa Kwankwaso in Kano. Security sources confided in Vanguard Newspaper that “heavily armed squad sneaked into the commercial city at the wee hours of Wednesday and were booked at Sharada police station[Read More…]

Kano Governor Offers Amnesty To Cattle Rustlers

The Kano State Government has pledged to grant amnesty to repentant cattle rustlers in the state. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje made the pledge when the state Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Katsina, presented to him 534 heads of cattle recently recovered from rustlers. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the recovery[Read More…]

Kano Govt Contracts Marabouts To Fight Spirits Causing Fire Outbreaks In Schools

Due to incessant fire outbreaks in mostly girls secondary schools across Kano, the state government is set to engage the services of local ulamas, charmers and marabouts in its efforts to rid the schools with spirits and demons that are believed to be triggering frequent fire incidences. Recall, that a[Read More…]

Kano Government Backs Judgement On Blasphemy Against Prophet Mohammed

The Kano state government has expressed satisfaction that the rule of law was allowed to triumph in the case of a recent judgment by an Upper Shari’a Court, Rijiyar Lemo, in the state, which passed death sentences on nine persons for blasphemy against the Prophet Mohammed (SAW). The government noted[Read More…]

Kano Govt Moves To Secure Release Of Indigenes Detained In Abia By Security Operatives

The Kano State Government said it had dispatched a delegation to Abia to secure the release of the state indigenes among the 486 persons arrested by security operatives recently. Recall that about 486 persons suspected to be Boko Haram members were arrested recently in Abia by security operatives. The state’s[Read More…]