Another Prominent Kano Emirate member, Isa Hashim, Dies

A senior council member, Kano Emirate Council, Prof. Isa Hashim, has died at the age of 86 years. Hashim, who is the Jarman Kano, died on Sunday after a brief illness in Kano. A family member of the deceased, Aliyu Ibrahim, said Hashim’s health condition had deteriorated in recent days. He added that the remains of Hashim had been buried in accordance with Islamic rites. Hashim, a professor of Political Science, was a senior lecturer with Bayero University, Kano where he taught for many years before his retirement. Hashim’s death…

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Nasarawa Assembly Member, Suleiman, Dies of COVID-19

A member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Adamu Suleiman, has died of coronavirus (COVID-19). Suleiman is the first patient to die of COVID-19 complications in the north-central state since Nasarawa reported its index case of the disease. The state governor, Abdullahi Sule, announced the death of the lawmaker while briefing reporters on Sunday in Lafia, the state capital. Giving an update on the disease, He revealed that Suleiman died before the result of his test came back positive. “There is also one member of the House of Assembly…

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Covid-19: Kano Relaxes Lockdown for 12hrs Weekly

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has eased the two weeks lockdown imposed on the state by President Muhammadu Buhari by 12 hours in a week. The initiative was meant to allow residents stock pile foodstuff, especially during this period of Ramadan fast. Ganduje said the decision was reached after a robust consultation with professionals and members of the presidential taskforce committee on Covid-19. He however said all markets with the exception of the Yankaba commodity and vegetable market and the Yan-Lemo market would be allowed to operate for…

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BREAKING: Another Emir Dies in Kano

Less than 24 hours after the death of the Emir of Rano, Dr Tafida Abubakar Ila ll, one of the four emirs recently appointed by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for the Kano new emirates, another monarch, the Emir of Kaura Namoda, Ahmad Muhammad Asha also known as Sarkin Kiyawan Kaura Namoda has died in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 71 in Kano. His younger brother, Abdulkarim Ahmad Asha, the Dan Jekan Kaura Namoda told Daily Trust that the Emir had battled diabetes and hypertension fora long…

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Lockdown: You Can’t Go Out, Gov Abiodun Tells Lagos Workers Living in Ogun

Residents of Ogun State working in Lagos would not be permitted to move out or into to the state when the ease of lockdown takes effect from Monday, the 4th of May, the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said. The governor disclosed this in the latest guidelines by the state government over the Federal Government-ordered partial lockdown in the state. Announcing this on Saturday afternoon, the governor said the lockdown in the state ends on Sunday, May 10, as a result of the initial grace the state was granted.…

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