Posts Tagged ‘Kano’

Presidency Clarifies Plan To Construct Rail Line Linking Kano To Niger Republic

by Seun Adeuyion September 25, 2020
Spokesperson to the president, Garba Shehu, has insisted that Nigeria is not building a rail line into the Republic of Niger. The Federal Government this week approved a $1,959,744,723.71 contract for the rail line, connect at least seven cities in Nigeria and one city in Niger Republic. The move has, however, been met with huge backlash. […]

[JUST IN] Blasphemy: Kano Musician Sentenced To Death Appeals Judgment

by Seun Adeuyion September 3, 2020
Kano Musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, who was sentenced to death for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad has appealed the judgment. Recall that a Kano Shari’a Court sentenced Sharif-Aminu to death on August 10, 2020, and was given 30 days to appeal the judgment. Sharif-Aminu’s Lawyer, Kola Alanipini, in a suit filed on Thursday at the Kano State […]

Kano: Sell Petrol For N150 Per Litre – IPMAN To Members

by Gerald Onwukaon August 5, 2020
Petrol sellers under the Kano branch of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has been instructed by the association to sell petrol at N150 per litre. This revelation was made by the Chairman IPMAN, Bashir Dan-Malam, in a statement to reporters in Kano. The Chairman stated that it all came to be as a […]

President Buhari To Officiate Launch Of Interstate Pipeline Project On June 30

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 27, 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari announced Saturday that the virtual flag off for the construction phase of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline will hold on Tuesday June 30. The proposed Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline is a section of a trans Nigerian pipeline (TNGP) with a capacity to transport about 2.2 Bcf/d of gas. According to the Presidency, the pipeline […]

#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 […]