Tag: Kano youths

Hanifa: Angry youths set Noble Kids Academy on fire

Youths infuriated by the death of a 5-year-old pupil, Hanifa Abubakar of Noble Kids Academy, Kawaji, Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano state have set the school on fire. Hanifa Abubakar was kidnapped while on her way from Islamiyya School in December and subsequently killed. Abdulmalik Tanko, the proprietor of[Read More…]

Why we did not support the #Endsars movement – Coalition of Kano Youths Movement for SARS reformation

A Northern group has explained the reasons they were against disbanding SARS and rather wanted SARS to be reformed.  For two weeks, young Nigerians marched against Police brutality and called for the rogue Special Anti-Robbery Squad unit of the Nigeria Police to be disbanded. On Channels Television Friday, a Coalition[Read More…]

“If Someone Insulted God, He Should Be Left For God ” – El-Rufai Reaction To Killing Of Christian By Kano Mob

The APC national chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, and some APC governors were in Owerri, Imo state on Tuesday, where they had a discussion with the Ohanaeze Ndi-Igbo on the relationship between Igbos and Hausas, especially following the murder of Mrs. Bridget Agbahime in Kano last week. The APC governors present were[Read More…]

Pius Adesanmi Writes About The Woman Beheaded By Kano Youths Over Prophet Mohammed

(Here is an excerpt from an essay originally written in circa 2009. The full essay made it as a chapter into my 2010 book, You’re Not a Country, Africa. Memories of my childhood inspired by the Islam that is chopping off heads in Northern Nigeria. Seven years after I wrote[Read More…]