Monday, November 12, 2018

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    Ganduje: My political history is incomplete without Kwankwaso

Ganduje: My political history is incomplete without Kwankwaso

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says his history as a politician is incomplete without Rabiu Kwankwaso, his predecessor.Ganduje succeeded Kwakwanso in 2015, having served as his deputy for eight years.Speaking on the sidelines of high-table dialogue on ethical values and national security held at the state house conference center, Abuja, he said he and Kwankwaso were good friends who fell [...]

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    22 students killed in road accident in Kano

22 students killed in road accident in Kano

Twenty-two students on excursion lost their lives in a road accident in Kano state on Tuesday.Ibrahim Gaya, a witness, said the accident happened between Maitama Sule College and Dudduru village in Gaya town.He said the bus conveying the students was involved in a collision with a truck while trying to avoid a pothole.“The bus, coming from the other side towards Kano, was [...]

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    Ganduje promises Buhari 5m votes if he contests in 2019

Ganduje promises Buhari 5m votes if he contests in 2019

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, says the state will give President Muhammadu Buhari five million votes if he contests the 2019 election.Speaking at the swearing-in of 44 new local government council chairmen and 484 councillors on Monday night, Ganduje said the victory recorded by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the local government polls shows that the "party is Kano"."The [...]

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    BUA promises to construct specialist hospital in Kano

BUA promises to construct specialist hospital in Kano

BUA International Limited has announced plans to construct a N7.5billion ultra-modern specialist hospital in Kano state.Abdulsamad Rabiu, executive chairman of the company, said this when Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, visited the corporate headquarters of BUA in Lagos on Tuesday.Rabiu commended Ganduje for his "strides towards making Kano state a viable destination for businesses".He also expressed contentment with the private-public [...]

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    Senator tackles Misau over Kwankwaso, Ganduje feud

Senator tackles Misau over Kwankwaso, Ganduje feud

Barau Jibrin, senator representing Kano north, says Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, is being used by some unnamed people to put Kano senators in a bad light.The senator said this on Wednesday after Misau drew the attention of the lawmakers to an unpleasant incident in Kano.Misau had asked the senate to condemn the alleged portrayal of weapons by youth at [...]

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    Buhari: Millions of people will join APC in a few months

Buhari: Millions of people will join APC in a few months

President Muhammadu Buhari says millions of people from all parts of the country will join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the next few months.Buhari said this in a letter he sent to Basheer Mohammed, a former senator, who recently defected to APC from the Peoples Democratic Party.The letter dated January 25, 2018, and titled 'Re: Declaration for APC', [...]

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    Police ask Kwankwaso to postpone Kano rally

Police ask Kwankwaso to postpone Kano rally

The Kano state police command has asked Rabiu Kwankwaso, a former governor of the state, to suspend his visit to Kano.Rabiu Yusuf, commissioner of police in the state, who gave the warning on Friday morning, said failure to comply with it might attract "stiffer implication".Kwankwaso and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, [...]

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    Six injured as Ganduje, Kwankwaso loyalists clash in Kano

Six injured as Ganduje, Kwankwaso loyalists clash in Kano

Supporters of Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, on Sunday clashed with those of Abdullahi Ganduje, the incumbent governor.Six persons were injured in the incident which took place at a wedding fatiha in Kano.The clash is coming a week after a commissioner in the state called on residents to attack Kwankwaso.In a video that trended online, Abdullahi Abbas, [...]

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    VIDEO: How UNICEF malnutrition programme is saving lives in northern Nigeria

VIDEO: How UNICEF malnutrition programme is saving lives in northern Nigeria

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says its management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) programme has proven effective.Through the community-based programme, UNICEF says malnourishment may be coming to an end in Nigeria.According to UNICEF, 2.5 million Nigerian children currently suffer severe acute malnutrition, with the majority living in northern Nigeria.In the five-minutes documentary shot in Kano, the agency explained how, through CMAM, it [...]

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    Teenage bride poisons husband in Kano

Teenage bride poisons husband in Kano

Tragedy struck in Kano state after a 14-year-old bride allegedly poisoned Umar Sani, her husband, on Thursday.Magaji Majiya, spokesman of the police in the state, who disclosed this on Tuesday, said the suspect had escapedMajiya said the relations of the late husband reported the incident to Kofar Wambai police station in Kano metropolis on Monday.He said the report indicated that the [...]

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    NDLEA official shot dead in Kano

NDLEA official shot dead in Kano

An operative of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has been killed in Kano state.Mohammed Abdallah, chairman of the agency, who disclosed this on Friday, said three other officers sustained injuries in the attack.Abdallah said the unfortunate incident occurred when the patrol team ran into a roadblock at Rano local government area of the state.Mohammad who was on an emergency visit [...]

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    Jibrin meets Buhari, says 16-month suspension a learning curve

Jibrin meets Buhari, says 16-month suspension a learning curve

Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday.Although he was suspended for 180 days, he has spent over 400 days without being recalled.Speaking with state house correspondents, Jibrin said the suspension had been a learning curve.He also said he did not visit the villa to seek [...]

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    NNPC to build three power plants with 4600MW

NNPC to build three power plants with 4600MW

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will build three power plants with 4600MW, in the northern part of the country.The power plants, to be located in Abuja, Kaduna and Kano, would rely on gas supplies from the planned Ajaokuta-Abuja-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project.Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the NNPC, disclosed this when Abubakar Bello, governor of Niger [...]

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    Buhari, security and team strategy

Buhari, security and team strategy

BY AGBESE PHILIPPresident Muhammadu Buhari used his visit to Kano this week to reaffirm that security, the economy and fight against corruption remain the cardinal principle of his All Progressives Congress (APC) administration. Such assurance is definitely needed in a clime and place where the tendency is to latch onto the negatives as opposed to highlighting the successes and working [...]

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    Insensitive leaders, docile and uninformed led

Insensitive leaders, docile and uninformed led

Mr. President freshly went to Kano State and the whole of Kano went berserk while in receipt of him. This has become the foremost yardstick that PMB is using to measure his effectiveness and performance in office. But what Mr. President and his team do not understand is that being popular and being effective are not one and same. No [...]

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    Bad weather forces Buhari to travel from Kano to Daura by road

Bad weather forces Buhari to travel from Kano to Daura by road

President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to Daura, his hometown in Katsina state, by road on Thursday due to bad weather condition.Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said this in a statement on Friday.He said Buhari travelled to Daura from Kano where he had just completed his two-day official visit.“The condition of the weather necessitated the trip to Daura by road,” he said.Shehu also [...]

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Exchange Rates

November 9, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45480.18420.32
LAGOS360485425
KANO361483423
PH362482423
ABUJA362481423
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