Tag: Kano State Government

Kano Govt wants APC Candidates tested for drugs

Kano State government has asked the National Drugs Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to conduct drug tests for all candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for both chairmanship and councillorship elections in the state. The candidates for the elections will emerge from the ongoing primaries at the local government and[Read More…]

Social distancing was not fully enforced during the Eid prayers in Kano

Kano State Nigeria currently has 883 COVID-19 cases, the second highest confirmed in the country, Eid prayers held in Kano on Sunday morning. Social distancing was not enforced as State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, along with other dignitaries were close to one another during the prayers at End ground. Photos of[Read More…]

COVID-19: Kano Government opens isolation centre for women only

Kano has opened a “females only” isolation centre for women suspected for coronavirus, in response to agitations that have emerged in existing centres. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje inspected the Daula Females Isolation Centre, situated in Nasarawa Local Government Area on Thursday, and said everything needed to make the centre work was[Read More…]

COVID-19: Kano government announce lockdown extension

Kano state government has announced a one-week extension of the lockdown imposed. This the government says is to help further combat the spread of the novel COVID-19 pandemic. The state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who made the announcement said the decision was reached after due consultations with the[Read More…]

Kano Govt shuts down its borders to avoid spread of Coronavirus

The Kano State Government has shut down its borders to avoid moving in and out so as to curtail the spread of Coronavirus. This was disclosed by Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the governor of Kano State.  It was disclosed that the border restriction takes effect immediately. Anwar quoted the governor, Abdullahi[Read More…]

“I have done what I could in six years, I’m moving on. I don’t want to go back” – Dethroned Emir Sanusi

Former Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has faulted the Kano State government over the issuance of his dethronement letter. Sanusi in a video circulating online said he is moving on and doesn’t want to go back to the throne following his banishment. According to the deposed Emir, his removal[Read More…]

Katsina Govt Vows To Recover N58.5bn Diverted Funds

The Katsina State Government on Sunday said it would use all legal means to recover N58.5 billion allegedly diverted by former governor Ibrahim Shema and some of his lieutenants. Gov. Aminu Masari said this in Katsina while receiving the main report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on missing funds[Read More…]

Kano Govt. To Conduct Mass Wedding for 1,520 Prospective Couples

The Kano State Government says it has concluded arrangement for the mass wedding of 1,520 prospective couples scheduled to hold on Sunday, Feb. 26. The Director General of the State Hisbah Board, Dr Abba Sufi, stated this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Saturday.[Read More…]

Kano Govt Warn Unpaid Civil Servants Not To Protest

The Kano State Government has warned its civil servants, who were yet to collect their salaries due to some reasons, not to stage protest. This is contained in a statement signed by Mustapha Fagge, Public Relations Officer, Office of the Head of Service, and issued to newsmen on Wednesday in[Read More…]

Amidst Economic Crisis, Kano State Govt Releases N789 million For Hajj 2016

The Kano State government has released N789.5 million for the state Pilgrims Welfare Board for the successful conduct of 2016 Hajj operations. Briefing journalists on the outcome of State Executive Council meeting held at Kano Government House on Wednesday, the state Commissioner of Information, Youth and Culture, Muhammad Garba, said[Read More…]