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Ganduje Pardons 170 Kano Prisons Inmates

Ganduje Pardons 170 Kano Prisons Inmates

The Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has facilitated the release of 170 prison inmates from Goron Dutse and other prisons across the state. Ganduje, who witnessed the release of the inmates from Goron Dutse Prisons on Tuesday, said  the gesture was in the spirit of Eid-El-Kabir, adding that it was to complement the Federal […]

22 Students, Teacher Die In Kano Auto Crash

22 Students, Teacher Die In Kano Auto Crash

A teacher and 22 students from Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi State on an excursion died, yesterday, in an auto crash at Gaya, 65 kilometres south of Kano. An eyewitness disclosed that the 18-seater bus conveying the students and some staff on excursion to a radio station in Kano at about 11am., had a […]

Ganduje Buys N208m Noodles To Empower Tea Sellers

Ganduje Buys N208m Noodles To Empower Tea Sellers

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, says his administration has spent N208m on the empowerment of  5,200 Masu Shayi (tea sellers) in the state. Ganduje stated this on Saturday while distributing empowerment items to the 5,200 tea sellers from the 44 local government areas of Kano State. The distributed items included cartons of noodles, cocoa beverage, […]

MTN Gets N221m Waiver From Kano

MTN Gets N221m Waiver From Kano

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State waived the permit fee of N221m for the deploy ment of fibre infrastructure in the state by MTN Nigeria, The PUNCH learnt on Sunday. Our correspondent gathered that officials of the Kano State Urban Planning and Development Authority had last week arrested some employees of Huawei Technology Company, working […]

Kano Government Orders Immediate Trial of Child Rapist

Kano Government Orders Immediate Trial of Child Rapist

Kano State Government has ordered the immediate trial of suspected rapist of a six-month old girl (both suspect and victims names withheld). According to the state Commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Malam Muhammad Garba, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has already directed the ministry of justice to expedite the trial of the suspect in accordance […]

Kano Govt Donates N500m To Victims Of Sabon Gari Market Inferno

Kano Govt Donates N500m To Victims Of Sabon Gari Market Inferno

Kano state government has donated N500 million as assistance to victims of the fire outbreak that occurred early this year, at Sabon Gari market, in the state capital, the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has disclosed. He made this known in a speech during the signing of an agreement between the state government and […]

Kano To Fund 2017 Budget Through IGR

Kano To Fund 2017 Budget Through IGR

Kano State 2017 budget will be funded substantially through Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, to bridge the gap in its 2016 recurrent expenditure, the state governor, Abdullah Ganduje, has disclosed. The state government noted that the target is to ensure that by the end of 2017, its budgetary expenditure is substantially covered by the internally generated […]

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Abducted’ Bayelsa girl speaks out, wants to remain in Kano

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Abducted’ Bayelsa girl speaks out, wants to remain in Kano

A teenager, who was allegedly kidnapped from Bayelsa State to Kano, Ese Oruru, said on Monday she was not interested in reuniting with her family, denying reports that she was abducted from her home in Bayelsa State. In an exclusive audio recording obtained by PREMIUM TIMES on Monday, the girl also said she eloped with […]