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    The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta, has met with some Salafiyyah clerics as he rounded off his two-day working visit to Kano State at the weekend. Danbatta’s last port of call during the visit was his meeting with one of the leaders of Salafiyya Muslims in the state, ...
  • Recession
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    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the upgrade of safe towers in Lagos, Kano, Abuja, and Port Harcourt airports. Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed disclosed this at the end of the FEC virtual meeting in Abuja on Wednesday. The minister added that the analog systems in the airports will be upgraded to digital ...
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    A 22-year-old, Yusuf Abdullahi, drowned while bathing in a pond at Danhassan, in Kura Local Government Area of Kano State. Malam Saidu Mohammed, the Public Relations Officer, Kano State Fire Service, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Kano on Sunday. According to him, the incident happened this afternoon. “We received ...
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    Kano State Government says it will enrol the over 1,000 repatriated Almajiri school children into formal schools in line with its free and compulsory education policy. “Every child in Kano state, including Almajirai must go to school,” Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje said on Wednesday during media briefing by the State Task Force on COVID-19, held at ...
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    Community transmission of Covid-19 is gaining traction nationwide with 381 cases recorded on Thursday bringing total confirmed cases to 3,526 with 107 deaths and 601 persons discharged. The new figure shows a spike which makes nonsense of the lockdown lifted days ago. Meanwhile, Kano State Government said 16 more COVID-19 patients were discharged from isolation ...
  • Almajiri
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    Weeks after Kano State was swamped in a gale of strange deaths, neither the Federal Government through the relevant health agencies or Kano State government has determined the real cause of the harvest of deaths. Olurunnimbe Mamora, the minister of state for Health disclosed this Friday at the daily Covid-19 briefing of the Presidential Task ...
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    Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, through her foundation, ‘Future Assured’, has donated 16 trucks of assorted food items for distribution to 500,000 households in Kano State. Mrs Buhari also donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Kano State Government, as her contribution towards stopping the spread of Coronavirus in the state. The President’s ...
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    Palpable fear has gripped residents of Kano as the State Ministry of Health announced it has recorded the first COVID-19 death on Wednesday evening. The announcement came through the ministry’s official Twitter handle @SMOH but did not reveal the identity of the deceased and no much details about the death. Malam Usman Abdulhakeenm, a resident ...
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    The ‎President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has pledged to establish a 600-bed isolation centre in Kano State. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje announced the philanthropist’s gesture on Sunday at the inauguration of a 37-member fundraising committee set up to provide succour to the vulnerable in the state. Ganduje said the isolation centre would be established ...
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    Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of five out of six people trapped under a heap of sand at Ramin Farar Kasa in Dauni village in Minjibir Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. They were reportedly illegally mining special substance used for making powder. Alhaji Saidu Muhammad, Public Relations Officer of the ...