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    Kano assembly suspends 5 members for ‘attempting to snatch the mace’

Kano assembly suspends 5 members for ‘attempting to snatch the mace’

Kano state house of assembly has suspended five of its members for allegedly attempting to steal the mace -- the institution’s symbol of authority. Some members, last Monday, attempted to disrupt the sitting of the assembly after an ad hoc committee to investigate Muhammad Sanusi II, deposed emir of Kano, was set up.  The lawmakers were said to have disagreed over the [...]

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    FRSC disowns Kano lawmaker’s ‘Chip Whip’ number plate

FRSC disowns Kano lawmaker’s ‘Chip Whip’ number plate

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it did not produce or issue a number plate bearing 'CHIP WHIP' used by the chief whip of Kano state house of assembly. In a statement issued on Sunday, Bisi Kazeem, the corps public education officer, said the number plate “did not originate from any of the FRSC number plate production centres, neither was it [...]

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    Kano assembly sets up panel to probe Sanusi

Kano assembly sets up panel to probe Sanusi

The Kano state house of assembly has constituted an eight-man ad hoc committee to investigate the allegations levelled against Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano. The emir has been accused of mismanaging N4 billion he inherited from Ado Bayero, his predecessor. The palace has since denied the allegation, and the emirate has emphasised that the monarch inherited only N1.9 billion from Bayero. TheCable also [...]

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Kano legislators endorse death penalty for rapists

Members of  the Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed the state Rape Prohibition Bill 2014 into law. The law provides a maximum of life sentence for convicted rapists, and stipulates an additional fine of N200, 000. Clerk of the house, Alhaji Lawal Badamasi, said the law also requires the court to demand compensations for rape victims, while provisions were also [...]

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