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5 Students Dead, 15 Injured in Kanu Auto Crash

5 Students Dead, 15 Injured in Kanu Auto Crash. ”We were shocked over the death of our children; the five students who died in auto crash on their way to Katsina state for Zonal students meeting.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has commiserated with the families of five students who died in an auto crash along Kano-Katsina Road, leaving 13 others hospitalized.
In a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar Thursday night the governor expressed shock over the untimely death of the students, describing it as tormenting.

“It is sad and tormenting. “The students involved in the ghastly motor accident around Bichi local government area are Abubakar Sulaiman, Tahir A. Dalhatu, Maryam Abdullahi, A’isha Wada Abdulsalam and Usman Abubakar Abubakar.

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Gov Ganduje to Domesticate Fiscal Responsibly Act in Kano State

Gov Ganduje to Domesticate Fiscal Responsibly Act in Kano State. Only 22 out of the 36 states in the country had enacted the Fiscal Responsibility Law to complement the federal government’s Fiscal Responsibility Act

“We already have a Fiscal Responsibility Bill in the pipeline, at the state House of Assembly. And when we are through with it we must have a synergy with your Commission for us to have a workable law,” he said.

Kano State Governor made this known when he received a delegation from the Fiscal Responsibly Commission (FRC) in his office led by the commission’s Chairman, Victor Muruako.

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Three suspected kidnappers arrested in Kano for threatening to abduct man and family members if he fails to pay N2m

Three suspected kidnappers arrested in Kano for threatening to abduct man and family members if he fails to pay N2m

Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers at Sharada quarters of the state.



Spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said the suspects were arrested following a report received from a resident that he was contacted and threatened on the telephone to pay the sum of Two Million Naira (N2,000,000:00), otherwise, himself or any member of his family would be kidnapped.

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EFCC releases wife of Kano state governor

Hafsat Ganduje, the wife of Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Guardian reports that Ganduje who was compelled to report herself to EFCC headquarters in Abuja on Sunday was quizzed for more than five hours for her alleged involvement in a land scandal.

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Police nabs man with 114 cartons of fake, adulterated, expired tin milk in Kano State

Kano State Police Command has arrested one Shamsu Salisu, with 114 cartons of suspected fake, adulterated and expired condensed tin milk.



Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, October 5, said the suspect claimed that the cartons of the milk were sent to him by his father from Lagos.

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Hisbah finally comments on the dress worn by Yusuf Buhari’s bride-to-be, Zahra Nasir Bayero, at her bridal shower

Hisbah finally comments on the dress worn by Yusuf Buhari’s bride-to-be, Zahra Nasir Bayero, at her bridal shower.

The Hisbah Commission for the Promotion of Islamic Teachings in Kano State has finally reacted to the dress worn by Zahra Nasir Bayero, the daughter of the Emir of Bichi, during her bridal shower.

Zahra Nasir Bayero is to wed Yusuf Buhari, the son of the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.

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Hisbah arrests 40 Kano teenagers for immoral acts

The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested 40 teenagers for their alleged involvement in immoral acts in the Kano metropolis.

Dr. Harun Ibn-Sina, the Commander General of Hisbah disclosed this in a statement through Mr. Lawal Ibrahim, Public Relations Officer of the board in Kano.

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Ibn-Sina said out of the 40 arrested suspects, 12 are men.

The suspects were apprehended between June 27 and June 28 at about 10 pm and midnight during a special raid in Bbur-burwa, Albasu Local Government Area, gathering commercial sex workers, sexual misconduct including the sale of condoms and marijuana.



“Some suspects were also arrested around the railway, Ja’en, Zoo Road, among others,” he said on Tuesday, June 29.



Ibn-Sina said the suspects would be properly screened, adding that those who are first-time offenders will be released to their parents, and others would be charged to court.



The commander urged the youths to fear God and desist from their bad ways.