Posts Tagged ‘Kano’

#COVID19: 300 Inmates Freed In Kano As Part Of Anti-Oubreak Measures(Photos)

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 24, 2020
The Governor of Kano, Umar Ganduje today announced the decongestion of correctional facilities in the State as measure against a possible outbreak within prison walls. Ganduje visited the Goron Dutse Correctional facility in the state, freeing 300 inmates, with their fines paid. “In line with the Federal Government’s directive to decongest prisons, I visited the […]

#COVID19: Kano Police Arrests, Prosecutes Over 400 InterState Lockdown Violators

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 22, 2020
The Commissioner of Police for  Kano State, Mr Habu Ahmad said on Thursday that the state’s Police Command  arrested and prosecuted 413 interstate movement violators and impounded 98 vehicles in one week. This is sequel to  the enforcement of total lockdown operations to control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Ahmad told newsmen on Thursday  that […]

Aliko Dangote Donates 400-Capacity #COVID19 Test Laboratory To Kano State Govt

by Seun Adeuyion May 3, 2020
Billionaire Aliko Dangote has donated a mobile laboratory able to handle 400 samples daily to augment the testing capacity in Kano state. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje revealed this on Saturday during a press briefing organised by the state taskforce  on covid-19 which took place at the Africa House in Kano. He disclosed that the test centre, […]

Buhari Condoles With Kano Govt, Council Of Chiefs Over Emir Of Rano’s Death

by Seun Adeuyion May 3, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Kano State Government and Council of Chiefs over the passing of Emir of Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila Auta Bawo. The late emir was on Friday admitted at Mallam Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital over an undisclosed ailment. He was later referred to the Nassarawa Specialist Hospital for further medical attention, […]

Four Major Reasons For The Recent Mass Deaths And Slow #COVID19 Response In Kano

by Seun Adeuyion May 1, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari in his address had said a lockdown would be imposed in Kano for an additional two weeks, and that he was sending a government team to investigate the unexplained deaths in the northern state. Nigeria’s Health Minister Dr Osagie Ehanire said the situation was being “monitored closely”. But following preliminary investigations […]

Kano’s Mysterious Deaths: Verbal Autopsy Ongoing — Regime

by Seun Adeuyion April 30, 2020
As authorities continue to unravel the causes of the mass deaths in Kano State, Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari says verbal autopsies are currently being carried out to determine if they are from Coronavirus. Buhari, in a statement yesterday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said the outcome of the impending autopsies would determine the real causes […]