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  • ASUU Condemns Fractional Payment Of Members’ Salaries

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    The Academic Staff Union Of Nigerian Universities, ASUU has described the ongoing fractional payment of salaries of its members across nations as disrespectful and disregard to the nation intellectual communities found only in universities. Speaking at a press conference held at the secretariat of the ASUU, Bayero University Kano, BUK, Mahmoud M. Lawan said it…

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  • No Meaningful Development Without Legislative Will -Shamsuddeen Usman

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    A former minister of National Planning in the previous administration, Dr. Shamsudsen Usman yesterday said the quest for economic buoyancy, national growth and sustainable development would remain a mirage so long as there is no strong political and legislative will to support the many laudable policies and initiatives of the present government. Speaking while delivering…

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  • Gov Ganduje Urges Donor Agencies To Collaborate With Govts

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    Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has urged for improved coordination between donor agencies to make development assistance more efficient and result oriented. The governor stated this during the opening of a two-day meeting on the state International Development Partners and Donor Coordination Forum today at Africa house, government house Kano. “The need for effective…

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  • 2,000 Rice Farmers Benefit From BUA Interest Free Loan

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    BUA Rice Milling Company, Kano, has in fulfillment of its  commitment to boost rice farming, offered a non interest loan of improved rice seeds, pump machines and other tools worth N288,000 to each of the 2000 targeted rice farmers in Kano State. In an interview with newsmen shortly after the distribution of the farming tools…

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  • Gov Ganduje Launches N1.6bn Urban Renewal Project

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    Kano State governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has launched the modernization of narrow streets and pathways in Kano metropolis, under a programme tagged “Lunguna Kal Kal”, expected to gulp N1. 6 billion  under the first phase, at Kankarofi quarters in Kano City. The project involves constructing re-enforced concrete line drainages, providing cover slabs, fitting interlocking…

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  • How Unpopular Blind Singer Turned Band Owner

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    In Northern Nigeria it is common sight to see blind people sing at street corners, belting out a number of tunes as they try hard to impress passers-by. This was the life of Mallam Alhassan, who was little known for his singing on the streets and in the markets of Kano, until he met Alhaji…

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  • KNSG Considers PPP For Rail Project – Ganduje

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    Due to the economic crisis in the country, the Kano State government is considering Public Private Partnership (PPP) for the execution of its multi-billion naira Kano City light rail project. Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje announced this during an interactive session involving members of the state executive council and the company engaged to handle the project,…

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  • Encomium As Kano Emir Gets Staff Of Office

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    The Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II, who was formally coronated as the 57th Emir of the ancient city yesterday has pledged to consolidate on the legacies of the late Emir, Dr. Ado Bayero. Speaking at his coronation ceremony which held yesterday at the newly commissioned Coronation House in the State Government…

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  • 5 Killed, 8 Injured In Separate Bomb Blasts In Kano

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    Hours after the police in Kano detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) ladden in a Peugeot car near Sheikh Isyaka Rabi’u’s mosque, two blasts occurred at St. Charles Catholic Church, Zungeru road, Sabon Gari and at Kofar Nassarawa, near a newly constructed flyover, all within the metropolis. Confirming the blasts the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Aderenle…

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