Tag Archives: Kano

Nigerians React As Kano Court Sentences 22-Year-Old Singer To Death For Blasphemy

The death sentence of a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu in Kano by the Upper Sharia Court for blasphemy on Monday has drawn various mixed reactions from Nigerians on social media. According to Channels Television, Sharif-Aminu was found guilty of blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad in a song he circulated via Whatsapp in March this year and was sentenced…

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COVID-19: Kano State Has The Best Recovery Rate In Nigeria

Kano has boasted the highest recovery rate among the most affected states in Nigeria, according to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). On Sunday June 5th, 2020, Kano had 1,264 cases of the virus out of which 1,024 have been treated and discharged, meaning the state has a recovery rate of 63 percent, the highest so far in the country.…

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ICYMI: Kano State Lifts COVID-19 Lockdown, Bans Street Hawking & Begging

On Thursday July 3, the Kano State Government announced the suspension of lockdown earlier declared in the state to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Governor Abdullahi Ganduje made the announcement while giving an update on the outbreak of COVID-19 in the state. He also banned street hawking and begging, adding that it was compulsory…

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Nigeria’s Minister Of Aviation Announces Resumption Of Domestic Flights

On Wednesday, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country. He made this known via his official Twitter account where he stated that Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on July 8, while the Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Maiduguri airports would resume on the 11th. Other…

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Five More COVID-19 Deaths Recorded In Lagos State

The Lagos State Government has confirmed five more COVID-19 related deaths increasing the state’s death toll to 72. According to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) who disclosed the news in a Situation Report for June 8, seven COVID-19 related deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours in three states with Lagos having five while Kano…

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ICYMI: Kano Confirms The Death Of Three More COVID-19 Patients

On Wednesday, May 27, the Government of Kano recorded three more COVID-19 deaths as the state struggles to fight against the global pandemic. This was disclosed on the state Ministry of Health’s Twitter handle. One more COVID19 patient was discharged while 13 new cases were recorded. 135 patients have so far been discharged from the…

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COVID-19: Police To Enforce Orders On Mass Gatherings During Eid el-Fitr In Nigeria

As Muslim faithful prepare to celebrate Eid el-Fitr on Monday and Tuesday, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has warned against mass gathering in Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Ogun. The IGP who issued the warning in statement shared via the Nigerian Police Force’s Twitter handle, advised Nigerians to go about their Eid el-Fitr celebrations…

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COVID-19: Over 2000 Almajiri Kids Quarantined In Kano State + Other Updates

According to multiple online reports, KanoState Government has placed over 2000 children under the almajiri system in quarantine to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Aminu Tsanyawa, Commissioner for Health in the state, made this known on Thursday in Kano while commissioning the training for rapid response team saddled with the task of managing the…

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