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BUSINESS

Reason that make Oxford University appoints Emir Sanusi academic visitor

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi ll, will from October this year, start a fellowship program at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. Kano Focus reports that the Management Committee of the African Studies Centre, University of Oxford, recently approved Sanusi’s request for a Visiting Fellowship (Academic Visitor) at the Centre for the 2020-2021 academic year. Oxford College's African Studies Community is one of the world's driving Places of African Studies.  The Inside noted that Mr Sanusi

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Reason that make Oxford University appoints Emir Sanusi academic visitor

POLITICS

Maryam Abacha: My husband is not a thief, people just hate us

The wife of the late military Head of State, Sani Abacha, says her husband is not a thief. In an interview to mark the 22nd anniversary of his death, Maryam Abacha told Kano Focus that people hate her family for no reason. She said the truth about all the monies being linked to her husband will soon be out in the public. The widow said although the people of Kano still loves her family, the elites have abandoned the family. Since Abacha died in 1998, the federal government has been receiving money for diffe

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Maryam Abacha: My husband is not a thief, people just hate us

POLITICS

Latest News in Nigeria this Monday Afternoon, 20th of July, 2020

1. Some kidnappers have abducted a 17-year-old daughter of Murtala Kore, the lawmaker representing the Danbatta Constituency in the Kano State House of Assembly. According to the PUNCH, the incident reportedly happened at the legislator’s home in Kore village, which is located in the Danbatta Local Government Area of the state. Kore made known to Kano Focus, which is an online newspaper, that the attackers wanted to kidnap him but took away his daughter when they did not find him at home. 2. 20 persons have

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Latest News in Nigeria this Monday Afternoon, 20th of July, 2020

POLITICS

"It is a Shame to Tell Lies on Your Leader", Abacha's Wife Blasts those Who Says Hubby Was Corrupt

Hajia Mariam Abacha, the wife of late Military Head of States, Late Sani Abacha, has argued that those who labelled her husband as corrupt have simply painted him black because people just hate him for no reason. She stated this in an interview to mark the 22nd anniversary of the death of his husband with Kano Focus, stating further that Kano elites betrayed her husband despite all his great contribution to the development of Kano State and Nigeria as a whole. She wondered why his husband was never regarded

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CRIME

Arson Fire Kills Husband, Wife, 2-year-old Daughter In Kano

A family of three has been burnt to death after unknown arsonists reportedly locked up the gates of their house and set it ablaze. The incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday at Gayawa quarters in Ungoggo local government area of Kano state. Eye witnesses told journalists in Kano that all efforts by neighbours to break the doors to rescue the family were unsuccessful as the fire raged intensely through the night. The spokesperson of Kano State Fire Service Sa’idu Ibrahim told KANO FOCUS that t

  2 years ago ago
Arson Fire Kills Husband, Wife, 2-year-old Daughter In Kano

POLITICS

Sanusi’s N250m Property: Kano Gov’t Demands Monarch’s Acct No For N4.5M Payment -

The Kano State Kano State Bureau for Land Management has requested the Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II to send his account number for payment of N4.5m compensation of his property demolished by the state government. A joint investigation by DAILY NIGERIAN and KANO FOCUS newspapers revealed that the property, located at Ibrahim Dabo Road, was demolished to pave way for the ongoing flyover and underpass bridge being constructed at the Dangi Roundabout area.Our correspondents report that the seizure and subse

  3 years ago ago
Sanusi’s N250m Property: Kano Gov’t Demands Monarch’s Acct No For N4.5M Payment -

CRIME

Housewife Slaughtered, Daughter Drowned By Assailants In Ungoggo Kano

A housewife has been slaughtered in cold blood by unknown assailants who also drowned her 3-year-old daughter in a well in Ungoggo local government area of Kano state. Kano Focus reports that the incident occurred on Sunday night at Gobirawa, a suburb of Ungoggo, after the assailants reportedly broke into the house of the victim, Farida Dahiru. Mrs Farida’s husband, Shu’aib Abdul-Mumin, was too traumatized to talk on the incident. However, his relative, Yahya Lawal, said Mr Abdul-Mumin had returned fro

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Housewife Slaughtered, Daughter Drowned By Assailants In Ungoggo Kano

POLITICS

My husband is just hated for no reason, says wife of late Abacha

The wife of former military Head of State late Gen. Sani Abacha, Maryam, who said her husband (Abacha) was being betrayed by the people he trusted in Kano state. Maryam Abacha revealed that the loots being attributed to her husband were completely lies, she said as time goes on the truth will be known. Maryam Abacha who the former first lady, following the information gathered in an interview with Kano Focus to mark the 22th memorial of the former military ruler in Nigeria. She also said, since her husband�

  2 years ago ago
My husband is just hated for no reason, says wife of late Abacha

POLITICS

Abacha's widow, Maryam reacts to allegations of recovered loot linked to her late husband

Hajia Maryam Abach who is the wife of late Gen. Sani Abacha, a former military president of Nigeria, has given her side of the story on the alleged siphoning of funds from the nation's treasury accounts to the accounts of the former head of state. While speaking to Kano Focus in an interview to mark the 22nd anniversary of Abacha's death, the 73-year-old widow disclosed that it was shameful to lie on a dead man Late Gen. Sani Abacha ruled the country for five years between 1993-1998 after succeeding Gen. Ib

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Abacha's widow, Maryam reacts to allegations of recovered loot linked to her late husband

POLITICS

My husband didn't loot any money as head of state, says Maryam Abacha.

My husband didnt loot any money as head of state, says Maryam Abacha Maryam Sani Abacha the wife of former head of state, said her husband did not loot the country found while in office. In an interview with Kano Focus to mark the 22years death of her husband, Maryam made this known.  She said all the monies slashed in the united state, United kingdom, France and other countries said to have been recovered are not from her husband. She said Kano elites disappointed her for not defending her late husband. "

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My husband didn't loot any money as head of state, says Maryam Abacha.

ENTERTAINMENT

Suspending of Rahama Sadau by MOPPAN will not bring any change to Kannywood - Farida Jalal

Former Kannywood actress Farida Jalal has said that the suspension of Rahama Sadau by MOPPAN will not change anything. In an interview with Kano Focus, Farida Jalal said this would not change the perception of Kannywood players. She said this was not the first time Rahama had been suspended but there had been no change. According to Faridar Jalal, the group's leaders should find a way to punish its members who commit crimes such as Rahama Sadau, not just suspend or expel them. She added that people will never

  2 years ago ago
Suspending of Rahama Sadau by MOPPAN will not bring any change to Kannywood - Farida Jalal

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Reasons Why Women Prefer a Bearded Man number 2 is really joking

Women in Kano state five reasons why they prefer a bearded man to one who does not. In an interview with Kano Focus, some girls said that their personality, good looks, sunnah and ability to play with their beards were among the reasons why they chose men with beards. 1-Show humanity Farida Abubakar, a grocer in Kano, says no one is burglarized more than a bearded man. According to her, a bearded man, no matter how small, shows his humanity and makes him look better. So she said if she chooses her husband then

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Reasons Why Women Prefer a Bearded Man number 2 is really joking