Tag: Kano

Kano Government bans movies showing kidnapping, drug addiction

The Kano Film Censorship Board has banned the showing and selling of movies displaying kidnappings, snatching of GSM phones and drug addiction in the state.  The Board Executive Secretary, Ismaila Naaba Afakallah, on Monday said the ban has become a necessity to curb these vices.  He said: “Henceforth, we will[Read More…]

5-year-old boy drowns in a well in Kano

The Kano State Fire Service has reported the death of a five-year-old boy, Yusha’u Usman, after falling inside a well at Zangon Dinya in Bagwai Local Government Area of Kano state. Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer of the Service, said this in a statement issued to newsmen on[Read More…]

A local government in Kano has forbidden lovers from meeting in public places at night to prevent ‘immorality’

Rano Local Government Area of Kano State has banned lovers from meeting in public places at night. The local government information officer, Habibu Faragai, revealed that the council chairman, Dahiru Muhammad,  the Council chairman announced the law at a security committee meeting attended by residents and traditional leaders. Mr Muhammad[Read More…]

17-year old girl stabs neighbour to death in Kano

Kano State Police Command has arrested a 17-year-old girl, identified as Aisha Kabiru, of Shekar Maidaki Quarters, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State for allegedly stabbing her neighbour,  Bahijja Abubakar, 28 to death.  The suspect was paraded to journalists on Saturday by the Police spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa. [Read More…]

Kano Assembly recommends sack and arrest of anti-graft boss, Rimin Gado

The Kano State Assembly has recommended the sack and arrest of the state’s anti-corruption commission Chairman, Barrister Muhuyi Magaji Rimin Gado, after a series of alleged financial allegations against him.  The resolution was made during the plenary presided by the Speaker, Hamisu Ibrahim Chidari, while receiving reports of a Committee[Read More…]

Kano govt makes NIN compulsory for public secondary school students

The Kano State Government has directed all students of public secondary schools in the state to register and obtain the National Identification Number (NIN). The Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Sanusi Saidu-Kiru, gave the directive in a statement issued by the Chief Public Relations Officer in the ministry, Malam Aliyu Yusuf[Read More…]

National Hospital claims Kano anti-graft boss presented fake medical records to Assembly

The National Hospital has said that the medical record presented by suspended chairman of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC), Muhuyi Magaji Rimin Gado is fake. The Kano State House of Assembly had earlier invited Rimin Gado to appear before its ad-hoc committee investigating a petition against[Read More…]

COVID-19: Kano Government Cancels Sallah Durbar

Kano State Government has cancelled the traditional Sallah durbar and all other festivities. The measure is coming a week after the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 placed six states, including Kano, on red alert due to resurgence of COVID-19. The state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who announced this,[Read More…]

Kano: Ganduje drags cleric to court for blasphemy, incitement

Abdullahi Ganduje led Kano government has dragged an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abduljabbar Kabara, to court for blasphemy and incitement. The state Commissioner for Informatiom, Mr Muhammed Garba, stated this in a release made available to newsmen on Friday evening.It said that the Kano-based Islamic cleric was famous for controversial religious commentaries[Read More…]

In Kano, shariah police Hisbah, ban use of mannequins by tailors, boutique owners

Hisbah, the Islamic religious police in Kano has announced ban on use of mannequins to display clothes by tailors, supermarkets and boutique owners in the state. Commander of the state Hisbah board, Sheikh Aroun ibn Sina, who announced the ban in the state, added that the use of mannequins by[Read More…]