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Three girls suffocate inside parked car in Kano

The Kano State Police Command confirmed on Saturday that three girls died of suffocation inside a parked car in Sabon Gari area of Kano metropolis. The spokesman of the command, Mr Magaji Majiya, said, “The car has been parked there for more than one year; the girls were playing around …

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500 NYSC members obtain loans for businesses – Coordinator

Ladan Baba, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, in Kano state says 500 corps members in the state were offered loan to establish their own business. Mr. Baba disclosed this on Sunday in Kano while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on the side-line of the graduation …

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Buhari attends Pardoning of 500 Inmates in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday witnessed the pardoning of 500 inmates of the Kurmawa Central Prison in Kano metropolis as part of Federal Government’s efforts to decongest prisons. Buhari granted the pardon when he arrived at the place in company with the state Abdullahi Ganduje and others. The president is …

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Monkeypox outbreak affecting sale of bush meat – Official

The outbreak of monkeypox has affected the sale of ‘bush meat’ in the country, a farmer has said. The President of Grass Cutters Farmers Association of Nigeria, GRAFAN, Chinedu Eluwa, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that people have become cautious of what they eat, especially …

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Kano reports suspected case of monkeypox virus

The Kano State Commissioner for Health, Kabul Getso, has confirmed that a suspected case of Monkeypox has been recorded in Bebeji Local Government Area of the state. The commissioner told journalists on Saturday in Kano that blood sample of the victim had been sent to Abuja for clinical verification. He …

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11 children die of whooping cough in Kano

The Kiru Local Government Council of Kano State says about 11 children have died of whooping cough at Kankwana village. This is contained in a statement issued by the Information Officer of the local government council, Malam Rabiu Khalil. Khalil said about 40 other children affected by the same disease …

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Four killed as fire razes building in Kano

Four members of a family of five, lost their lives on Thursday when a raging fire, engulfed some residential buildings in Tudun Murtala quarters in Nasarrawa Local Government Area of Kano State. The fire was said to have started some few minutes after midnight in a compound where petrol was …

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FRSC: 19 killed in auto crash along Kano – Katsina Road

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 19 persons have died in a ghastly motor accident along Kano – Katsina Road. The Public Relations Officer of the FRSC Sector Command in the state, Kabir Ibrahim-Daura, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Saturday. Mr. Kabir-Daura …

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