Kano State News Today
Followng the huge welcome received by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in Kano state, the party's chairman, Uche Secondus, said the party's success at the forthcoming poll is certain.
Kano state government condemned what it described as the attacks launched on innocent residents by alleged elements of Kwankwasiyya group during the People Democratic Party presidential rally at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kofar Mata.
The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, has advised Nigerians to refrain from negative acts and vote peacefully during the forthcoming general elections. Sanusi gave the advice when Atiku Abubakar visisted him.
The campaign ground of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kano was through into mourning as nine persons were said to have slumped while trying to mill around the crowd. They were soon rushed to the hospital by security operatives.
The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Alayeluwa, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has urged Yorubas in Kano state to support the re-election bid of Governor Umar Ganduje. The monarch made the call at the Kano Government House.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, February 7, announced that unlike what happened in 2015, pregnant women and disabled persons will get a separate row during the coming elections.