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Beggars, the Blind Protest in Kano, Imo

 Beggars on the Street  By Ibrahim Shuaibu   and Amby Uneze  Hundreds of physically challenged persons in Kano city, comprising lepers, the dumb and the blind, Wednesday marched on Kano State House of Assembly to protest a law that banned them from street begging. A similar protest also took place in …

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20 New PDP Senators Shun Talks with Tukur

Bamanga Tukur •Lawmakers demand automatic tickets  •Tambuwal clarifies presence at APC leaders’  gathering By Chuks Okocha, Omololu Ogunmade and Muhammad Bello  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur Wednesday launched a peace initiative to dissuade aggrieved senators from defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Tukur’s peace efforts …

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Kano state government denies it is bankrupt

Kano State Government on Tuesday dismissed speculations that it had become bankrupt and unable to fulfil its obligations and commitments. Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Mahmud Gaya, told newsmen that the state government had not in way failed in its service delivery. According to him, workers on its payroll are timely …

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There Can’t Be Problem in Sharing Tax Revenues – Kano Finance Commissioner

Kano — The Kano State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya told Sunday Trust how the state has quickly keyed in into the federal government’s new tax policy that aims at eliminating multiple taxation across the country. Gaya also spoke of how the Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso administration has been …

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Kano Government to Construct Underpass in Kano City

Kano State Government has pledged to construct an underpass to link Malam Aminu Kano Way to Kofara Gadon Kaya Road in Kano metropolis. This is contained in a statement by the Director of Press to the governor, Malam Halilu Dantiye and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …

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International Flights Resume At Kano Airport

International flight operations resumed yesterday at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, with the arrival of a Sudan Air flight at 9am local time. The resumption of international flights, which was greeted with great excitement by the people of Kano State, was observed by the deputy governor of Kano …

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National School Sports Festival – Niger Target More Medals

Niger State has announced their intention to win more medals in the ongoing Sterling Bank-sponsored 6th National School Sports Festival holding in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. Director of Schools Sports, NigerState, Abdulmumini Madami, said with few sports remaining to be concluded, the state expects to clinch more medals in …

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Kano to Boost Agric With N2 Billion

Kano — Kano State government has sealed an agreement with the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) for N2 billion counterpart fund to boost agricultural projects in the state. Under the agreement, Kano State government is expected to provide N1billion to access the fund, while BOA provides same. During the signing of …

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