NDLEA intercepts 1.5 million Tramadol tablets in-bound Kebbi, Kano, other drugs at Lagos airport, seaport

About 1.5 million tablets and capsules of pharmaceutical opioids such as Tramadol, Exol-5 and Diazepam loaded in Onitsha, Anambra State and heading to Yauri, Kebbi State have been intercepted in Edo State by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Friday, January 14, same day 425,000 Diazepam tablets were recovered at Segemu, Kano. In addition, a total of N1,413,344, was seized along with arms and ammunition from a suspected bandit and a drug kingpin in Plateau State while over 137.754 kilogrammes of assorted illicit drugs were recovered during interdiction operations across seven states in the past week.

#EndInsecurityNow protests rock Kaduna, Gombe, Kano, Bauchi, others

Several hundreds of youths, on Thursday, stormed the streets of major cities in the North, including Kaduna, Gombe, Kano and Bauchi, in protest against the spate of kidnapping, armed robbery and banditry in the region. With the hashtag, #EndInsecurrityNow, the protesters asked the Federal Government to redeployed personnel of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad to the North to combat insecurity in the region. The protest was organised by the Coalition of Northern Groups, which said it was against the harassment, intimidation and killing of Nigerians by the disbanded SARS. The coalition, however, argued that the region’s challenges were not that

By |October 16th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

BREAKING: Oshiomhole, Kano, Kogi Governors On US Visa Ban List, El-Rufai’s Sanction Extended

According to US officials, more Nigerian politicians may be included on the visa ban list after the Edo governorship election if they are involved in electoral malpractice. A National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, is among top Nigerians slammed with a visa ban by the United States Government on Monday, SaharaRepoters has learnt. Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello, are also among those affected by the latest US sanction, it was gathered. Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna on the other hand had his own visa ban extended. He has been banned from entering

By |September 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Blasphemy: Kano musician appeals death sentence

A Kano based musician, Sharif-Aminu Yahaya sentenced to death for blasphemy by the Upper Sharia Court of Kano has filed an appeal at the state high court to challenge his conviction. In the suit filed at the Kano state high court on Thursday, Sharif-Aminu, through his counsel, Kola Alapinni, is asking the court to set aside the whole of the judgement of the Upper Sharia Court of Kano. The Sharia court had sentenced him to death by hanging on August 10, having found him guilty of committing blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad in a song. But in the appeal, Alapinni contended

By |September 4th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

PDP raises alarm over alleged plot to replace Kano Appeal Court Judges

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said there were really moves by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and agents of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to influence the change of already listed judges of the Kano State Governorship Election Appeal Panel. The party further raised the alarm of the plots to replace the judges with pliable ones, who have been compromised and briefed to alter justice and do the bidding of the APC and Governor Ganduje. According to a statement by the PDP’s National Publicity Secretary,  Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, the party urged  Nigerians to note that the sitting of the

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ganduje Gives Details Of N6.8m Allegedly Swallowed By Gorilla In Kano Zoo

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has revealed that the missing N6.8 Billion missing in a zoo in Kano was not swallowed by a Gorilla as widely reported. Mr Ganduje who spoke to journalists shortly after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that investigations are still ongoing and preliminary reports so far reveal that it was an armed robbery attack where a whole safe was carted away. He added that upon conclusion of the investigations, reasons, why the money was kept in a zoo in the first instance, will be revealed, insisting that something went wrong. On the

By |June 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Anti-graft agency uncovers alleged N3.4bn misappropriated by Kano Emirate

By Debo Adewale The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission says it has uncovered over N3.4 billion allegedly misappropriated by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II.  The alleged amount was said to have been misappropriated between 2014 and 2017 which contained in a preliminary report of investigation conducted by the commission and signed by its Chairman, Mr Muhuyi Magaji, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Monday.  According to the report, the investigation was in respect of a petition of financial misappropriation levelled against Kano Emirate Council

By |June 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ganduje Moves To Remove Sanusi As Emir Of Kano

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has relaunched moves to remove Muhammad Sanusi II as the emir of Kano, TheCable report. On Monday, the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission reopened investigation into the expenditure of the state emirate council under Sanusi II. Also at Monday’s plenary of the house of assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, the speaker, read a letter from one Ibrahim Salisu and others, seeking the creation of new Kano emirates in Karaye, Bichi, Rano and Gaya. “The governor is determined to remove the emir, and if this does not succeed, he will break the emirate

By |May 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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