Kano Governor Set Up IGR Committee, Flags-Off Sanitation Exercise

Kano state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has set up an Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) Committee to tackle the state’s current financial situation and also reduce over dependent on federal allocations. The committee which was given four weeks to submit it’s report will also recommend to the government, possible ways

Muslim Youths Set Sharia Court Ablaze

Muslim youths in Kano State, North-West Nigeria, have set ablaze a state Sharia Court sitting in Rijiyar Lemu while prison officials were conveying suspects charged with blasphemy on the prophet of Islam. No death or injury was recorded during the attack as Police used tear gas to disperse protesters.

Etisalat Nigeria now has a Data Centre in Abuja

The Nigerian operation of the United Arab Emirate-based telecommunication service provider, Etisalat, has launched a data centre in Abuja, Nigeria to dress the network’s growing demand for colocation, cloud and disaster recovery services.

FEC Upgrades 4 Colleges Of Education To Universities

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) in Nigeria has approved the conversion of four Federal Colleges of Education to full fledged universities. The Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau, who briefed State House Correspondents after the meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan, listed the Colleges that have been upgraded.

Jonathan’s Portrait Disappears in Kano Offices


The portrait of President Goodluck Jonathan is gradually disappearing in federal institutions, business centres and other public offices in Kano State. Constitutionally, Jonathan’s portrait should adorn public offices and institutions until his handover on May 29.

Images Of How Kwankwaso’s Pedestrian Bridge Collapsed


Seven people were killed in Kano on Sunday when a pedestrian bridge at Dorayi quarters, Kano, collapsed, the state police command said. The police public relations officer, ASP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the incident in an interview.

At Least 3 Dead As Pedestrian Bridge Collapses In Kano

At least 3 people have been confirmed dead following the collapse of a pedestrian bridge along Jafar road in Dorayi Quarters in Kano state, North West Nigeria. Residents confirmed that the construction of the bridge has not been completed when it fell down on a taxi driver carrying at least

Pedestrian bridge collapses, kills 7 in Kano


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Abuja High Court Insists Kano Child Bride Who Killed Husband Must be Prosecuted


Last year, BN reported the case of 14-year-old Wasila Umaru, a child bride who killed her 35-year-old husband because she did not love him and was forced to marry him. She was then charged with  “culpable homicide” after giving a confession. Ever since she was charged, numerous human rights groups have been campaigning on

Police Rescue 4-year-old Boy From Kidnappers in Kano


The Police command in Kano on Thursday said it had arrested three persons, including a lady, who allegedly kidnapped a four-year-old boy in Tudun Wada Local Government Area, Kano State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Magaji Majiya, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Kano.