Kano State

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Apr 12th, 2014
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Obinna Akukwe     Tobias Idika, the Ohanaeze President of Kano, who was suspected to be poisoned by agents of Boko Haram and state sponsored terrorists, has been slated for burial on the 17 th of April, 2014 at his hometown,  Amuru Abam in  Arochukwu/Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia Sta...
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Feb 11th, 2014
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by Ibrahim Shekarau I have often been asked what could have necessitated my departure so early from the legacy party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) which I worked hard to actualise and where I were a leader, to move to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). I worked very hard in actualising the AP...
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Oct 29th, 2013
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Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned Mr Festus Odimegwu over his resignation as Chairman of National Population Commission. In a brief with concerned Igbo Clerics led by Rev Obinna Akukwe who sought clarifications over issues affecting Ndigbo, the Secretary General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Joe Nwaorgu said tha...
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Oct 18th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver The sledge hammer which has fallen on many ministers as they got sacked have finally landed on the National Population Commission boss, Mr Festus Odimegwu. According to a source who told this paper on why Odimegwu was relieved of his job by the presidency; he noted that the northern ...
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Sep 19th, 2013
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By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Alhaji Abubakar Baraje-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wishes to inform Nigerians to discountenance what it calls “tissue of lies and propaganda” from the Alhaji Bamanga Tukur faction of the party on the outcome of our meeting with President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at the ...
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Sep 8th, 2013
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The Protem National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress and former Minister of FCT, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, said on Saturday there would be no room for godfatherism in the party. El-Rufai who represented the Protem National Chairman of the APC, Bisi Akande, at a national conference organised by...
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Sep 5th, 2013
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Okafor C. Udoka, writing from Aba, Abia State, submits that the ‘deportation’ (relocation) of any Nigerian from his or her place of residence by any state government is unconstitutional, and indicative of the need for government to cater for the under privileged … The recent deportation of Igbo and “...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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By Abdulsalam Mohammed President of the Kano State Chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Tobias Michael Idika, has alleged that high government officials and security agencies are benefitting from the terrorist acts by members of the Boko Haram in parts of the north and would therefore want the crisis to...
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Jul 31st, 2013
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•Hide bombs inside wheelbarrows laden with bananas, oranges …My escape was divine, says motorist who went for car keys at drinking bar From Desmond Mgboh, Kano More details emerged yesterday on Monday’s twin explosions by Boko Haram in Kano metropolis even as survivors recounted how they cheated deat...
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May 6th, 2013
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 by Obinna Akukwe The Kano State Government is  bent on converting the scene of the bus station bomb blast into an Islamic school. Governor Rabiu Kwakwanso had earlier told the Igbo traders and transporters who built and developed the park to relocate to another  place to give way to another Islamic ...