Tag: Kano state

Kano Hisbah detains Nigerian actress and social media blogger for uploading contents on social media

The Kano State Hisbah Board has docked a Kannywood actress and social media blogger, Sadiya Haruna, for uploading sexual contents on her social media handles. The accused person, Sadiya Haruna, a resident of Kabuga Quarters was initially arrested on Friday by the Head of Surveillance Department of Kano State Hisbah[Read More…]

Governor Ganduje of Kano raises alarm, says bandits are moving to Kano – occupying Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje,has called on the military to take action against the bandits who have converted some forests in the state to their hideout. Ganduje made the call when he met with Farouk Yahaya, chief of army staff, at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday. He said[Read More…]

Kano Governor Ganduje says an underground investigation is ongoing

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has broken his long silence on the viral videos where he was allegedly seen stuffing dollars in his pocket. An online Newspaper, Daily Nigerian, had in 2018 published a series of videos showing the governor allegedly collecting kickbacks from a contractor. Ganduje, who[Read More…]

In Kano, a missing bride faked her kidnap because she did not like the groom-to-be

A bride-to-be in Kano State who was reported to have been kidnapped has revealed that she faked her own abduction because she did not like the groom-to-be. Daily Trust Newspaper reports that the bride-to-be, Amina Gwani Danzarga, had gone into hiding 48 hours to her wedding and it was believed[Read More…]

Kano assembly approves a bill to force premarital testing

The Kano State House of Assembly in northwestern Nigeria has approved a bill to force premarital testing in the state. The resolution was moved by Kano State House of Assembly Member for Takai, Dr. Musa Ali Kachako, and was debated in the House of Assembly before it was approved. He[Read More…]

Kano State Hisbah Board arrests 53 teenagers over alleged involvement in immoral acts

The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested 53 teenagers over alleged involvement in immoral acts in Kano City.Lawal Ibrahim, the board’s Public Relations Officer, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Kano, said they were arrested on a tip-off. According to him, the suspects were apprehended on Tuesday[Read More…]

For destroying 1,975 bottles of beer estimated at N200m, Kano Govt increase salaries of Hisbah officials

Following the destruction of about 1,975 bottles of beer estimated at N200m by the Kano State Hisbah Board in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has promised to increase the salaries of officials of the Islamic security outfit. Speaking during the destruction exercise at Kalebawa, Ganduje said the consumption of[Read More…]

Again, Kano Court sentence 13-year-old boy, to 10 years in prison for blasphemy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on the Kano state government to urgently reverse the sentencing of Umar Farouq, a 13-year-old boy, to 10 years in prison for blasphemy. In a statement, Peter Hawkins, UNICEF representative in Nigeria, said the sentence contradicts the United Nations convention on the[Read More…]

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, in a new audio condemns Kano death sentence

Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of Boko Haram terrorist group in a new audio, has condemned the Kano State death sentence. NewsWireNGR recalls that a musician in Nigeria’s northern state of Kano was Monday sentenced to death by hanging for blaspheming against the Prophet Muhammad. An upper Sharia court in[Read More…]

Governor Ganduje of Kano begs FG to stop migration of herdsmen into Northern Nigeria

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on the Federal Government to seek the review of the West African Protocols that allowed for free movement to stop herdsmen migration to Northern Nigeria. Ganduje made the appeal on Saturday during the inauguration of 200 Ruga Housing Settlements at Dansoshiya village[Read More…]