Kano News

Election 2019: Aero introduces promo fare to Assist Nigerians

Aero Contractors flies to Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Port Harcourt, Warri, Asaba, Uyo and Sokoto The special fare is only available online..

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

BREAKING: Deji Adeyanju granted bail

Convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju has been released on bail by a Kano State Magistrate Court.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Election postponement: Independent marketers direct members to reduce petrol pump price

This was announced in a statement signed by the National President of the association, Elder Chinedu Okworonkwo and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Sunday.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Buhari, ruling party hold emergency meeting over election delay

A man reads a copy of a newspaper which managed to print the news of the postponement in time, in the morning at a newspaper stand in Kano, northern Nigeria.

IOL , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

Nigerian president, ruling party hold emergency meeting over election delay

A cyclist drives pasts a campaign poster for President Muhammadu Buhari in a street after the postponement of the presidential election in Kano, Nigeria February 17, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Feb 18, 2019

NDLEA tasks Air Peace crew on checking drug peddlers

The carrier recently operated demonstration flights to Port Harcourt, Kano, Freetown, Dakar, Johannesburg and Sharjah as part of the requirements for induction of the Boeing 777 aircraft it plans to deploy for its long-haul services.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

2019 Election: We worked 24hrs to distribute materials

“We, therefore, had to rely on slow-moving long haulage vehicles to locations that can be serviced by air in spite of the fact that we created five zonal airport hubs Abuja (North-Central), Port Harcourt (South-South and South-East), Kano (North-West), Maiduguri and Yola (North-East) and Lagos (South-West) to facilitate the delivery of electoral logistics.” But, Emele in response to the claim by INEC, said the Nigerian airspace worked 24hrs on Friday in order to transport election materials for the commission.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Anyaoku, Adebanjo, Okorie, others lament postponed polls

We understand that the issue INEC had was in Kano and Sokoto which are PDP strong holds.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

7 dead, 11 rescued, 5 missing in poll-related tragedies

Breaking: Police arrest 2 men in Kano with 14 sacks of ‘fake’ ballot papers Nigerians were poised for what would have been the country’s eight presidential election, when it was postponed five hours to the exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, claiming logistics challenges.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

APC, PDP defy INEC, vow to continue campaigns

We will continue our campaigns – APC, PDP A report by the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation, monitored in Kano, on Sunday, quoted the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole and a Director in the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso as saying the electoral laws allowed for campaigns to go on until 24 hours before polls.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019