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Kano Govt Bans Street Begging By Almajiris

Kano Govt Bans Street Begging By Almajiris

The Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Tuesday announced a ban on street begging by children popularly referred to as Almajiris. The governor’s spokesperson, Abba Anwar, in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES said the effort was to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education in the state. Mr Anwar said […]

We Have Been Isolated, Kano Female Farmers Cry Out

We Have Been Isolated, Kano Female Farmers Cry Out

The women wing of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Kano state chapter, has said that women are being excluded in various agricultural interventions and empowerment programmes, especially those anchored by the state government. Kano state chairperson of AFAN, Hajiya Fatima Sharif, told journalists in Kano that female farmers in the state were left to […]

Insurgents Arrested In Kano As Ganduje Calls For Vigilance

Insurgents Arrested In Kano As Ganduje Calls For Vigilance

SOME suspected insurgents were yesterday arrested in Kano by security operatives. They were immediately moved to Abuja for interrogation, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has announced. Urging people in the state to be more security conscious and vigilant, the governor said: “The security agents also confiscated arms and communication gadgets from the alleged terrorists, even as […]

Outrage In Kano As Bride Gives Birth To A Baby Boy

Outrage In Kano As Bride Gives Birth To A Baby Boy

 It was angst, embarrassment and pains among Muslim Umma in Kano State last week as report had it that one of the brides in the state-sponsored mass-wedding, Habiba Inusa, put to bed, a baby boy, the day after she was joined with her bride in matrimony. This punctured the joy of the city dwellers . […]

Man Jailed 30 Months For Stealing Slippers In Kano

Man Jailed 30 Months For Stealing Slippers In Kano

A Kano Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Rijiyar Zaki on Monday sentenced Rabiu Sani, 22, to 30 months imprisonment for theft of slippers. The Senior Magistrate, Aminu Fagge, sentenced Mr. Sani to two years and six months after he pleaded guilty to a one-count charge. Mr. Fagge did not give the convict an option of […]

NLTF Presents Sports Equipment to 48 Kano Primary Schools

NLTF Presents Sports Equipment to 48 Kano Primary Schools

The National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) has officially presented branded sporting equipment to 48 benefitting public primary schools drawn from 44 local government areas of Kano State as part of the Fund’s intervention programme in promoting sporting activities in school children. Speaking during the presentation, Executive Secretary/CEO NLTF Engineer Habu Ahmed Gumel stated that the […]