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September, 2020

  • 17 September

    UNICEF Condemns Sentencing Of 13-year-old Over Blasphemy


    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has condemned the sentencing of Umar Farouq, a 13-year-old boy, to 10 years in prison for blasphemy in Kano. Read Also: Nigeria Has Been Divided Since 1914, Presidency Replies Soyinka, Obasanjo It urged the Kano State Government to reverse the sentencing, saying it contradicts the …

  • 14 September

    VIDEO: Passenger Removed From Flight For Refusing To Wear Face Mask

    A passenger on Aero Contractors flight NG142 from Kano to Lagos was removed from the plane on Monday morning because of her refusal to wear a face mask over her nose. Read Also: We’ll Sue Malami Over Removal Of Stamp-and-seal On Court Documents – NBA The female passenger, who kept complaining …

  • 4 September

    Man Threatens Suicide Over Failure To Marry Buhari’s Daughter

    A man, Abba Ahmed, has attempted to take his own life after his failure to marry Hanan Buhari, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari. Read Also: Nigeria Receives COVID-19 Vaccine From Russia The 22-year-old final year accounting student of Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano, had written on social media that he would …

August, 2020

  • 21 August

    Police Rescue Another Kano Man Chained For 30 Years By Father

    A 55-year-old man chained by his father for 30 years at Rogo Local Government Area of Kano State, was rescued by the police and human rights organizations on Thursday. Read Also: NBA Withdraws Invitation To El-Rufai As Speaker At Annual Conference This comes less than a week after another man, Ibrahim …

  • 16 August

    Blasphemy: We Don’t Object To Singer’s Death Sentence – CAN

    The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has reacted to the death sentence passed on Yahaya Aminu Sharif, a Kano singer, who was convicted of blasphemy by a Shari’a Court. Read Also: DSS Invites Former Speaker, Na’abba, For Criticising Buhari’s Govt Adeolu Samuel Adeyemo, Kano State chairman of CAN, said the religious …

  • 15 August

    Corrupt Persons Must Face Consequences Of Their Actions, Says Ganduje

    Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has reiterated his administration’s will to tackle corruption in the state. Read Also: Zulum’s Comments Demoralising Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram -Military While on a visit to the state’s Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission on Saturday, the governor said he will not influence the decisions …

  • 12 August

    Blasphemous Kano Singer Must Be Denied Appeal, Says Shekau

    Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram, a terror group, has slammed the Sharia court in Kano State for giving Yahaya Sherif Aminu, a singer, the opportunity to appeal his death sentence for blasphemy. Read Also: Sharia Court Sentences Another Man To Death In Kano Aminu had said in a song in …

  • 12 August

    Sharia Court Sentences Another Man To Death In Kano


    An Upper Shari’a Court sitting in Kano, on Wednesday, sentenced a 60-year-old man, Abdu, to death by stoning after his conviction for raping a 12-year-old girl. Read Also: Police Arraign Driver, Owner Of Vehicle That Killed Arotile Abdu was convicted on a count charge of rape contrary to Section 126 of …

  • 10 August

    Singer Sentenced To Death In Kano Over Blasphemy

    Ex-convict Sentenced To Five Years Imprisonment For Theft

    An Upper Shari’a Court sitting at Hausawa Filin Hockey, Kano, Kano State, has sentenced one Yahaya Aminu Sharif, a 22-year-old singer, to death by hanging, for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad. Read Also: I’ve Been Sleeping With Your Wife, Says Man Before Stabbing Neighbour To Death Kano Focus, an online newspaper, reports …

  • 3 August

    Kano Commissioner Questioned Over Source Of Wealth

    Murtala Garo, Commissioner for Local Government in Kano State, has been questioned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his source of wealth. Read Also: School Resumption: Ogun Govt Cancels Compulsory COVID-19 Test  The commissioner is said to own trucks, houses in choice areas of Kano and Abuja, filling …

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