Prominent Kano Monarch dies at 89

Dr. Wada Ibrahim Waziri, the Sa’in Bichi, Hakimin Dambatta has passed on at the age of 89. Family sources told The Nation that the prominent monarch died Wednesday morning after a protracted illness related to old age. The late monarch who was at one time the District Head of Makoda …

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El-Rufa’i extends Kaduna lockdown

After the expiration of the second month lockdown in Kaduna State, Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufa’i on Tuesday evening extended the lockdown by two weeks. The Governor who spoke through his deputy, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe in a live broadcast Tuesday evening said, after 60 days, the State Government has reviewed …

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Kano, IGP, others bow, unseal rice factory

After vacillating for about three weeks, the Kano State Government, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and two others have complied with a May 4 judgment of a Federal High Court in Abuja, voiding their decision to seal a rice factory in the state. The Kano State Government had on …

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EPL gets 3pm live transmission

The Premier League have finally given the green light for 3pm games to be shown live on TV – with some matches even set to be aired for free. Top-flight bosses have dropped its opposition to the game being shown to compensate for them being behind closed doors. The long-standing …

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Court stops revocation of Ondo’s Ororo Marginal Field

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has restrained the Minister of Petroleum Resources and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) from revoking the Ororo Marginal Field within OML 95 pending the hearing and determination of the substantive suit. Justice Muslim Sule Hassan granted the order of interim injunction against the …

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Five passengers die in ghastly accident in Kano

An early Wednesday morning ghastly motor accident has claimed lives of not fewer than five passengers in Rimin Gata in Ungoggo Local Government area of Kano State. It was gathered that the accident occurred between a Tipper Farkas with registration number QF 435NSH and a Golf car with registration number …

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