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Kano News

Nigeria cholera outbreak infects over 300 and kills 7 people

A cholera outbreak that started over the past weekend in Northwest Kano state has spread to 11 local councils, according to Bello Abubakar of the state ministry of health. The health Minister has stressed the need for people to use clean water only.

Nigeria: Suspected 'Hezbollah cell' armory uncovered in Kano city

Kano - Nigerian authorities say they have uncovered in the northern commercial city of Kano, a hidden arms cache belonging to Lebanese residents with suspected links to Hezbollah. The Nigerian authorities say they have also arrested three Lebanese men in Kano.

100 Nigerian couples married at mass wedding in Kano

Kano - One hundred couples were married at a mass wedding in the city of Kano, north central Nigeria, on Tuesday. The ceremony was the culmination of efforts of the city's Islamic police at helping widows find new husbands and stable families for their children.

Boko Haram: Bayero University rocked by gunfire, explosions

Kano - Gunmen attacked church services on the campus of Bayero University in the city of Kano, Nigeria, on Sunday. The attackers used explosives to draw the worshipers out and then opened fire on them as the fled, killing about 20 people and wounding several.

Boko Haram: Nigeria in shock as Kano death toll rises 200 (VIDEO)

Kano - Hospital officials say the death toll in the Friday attacks by Boko Haram, in the northern Nigeria city of Kano, has risen to over 150 with some reports quoting 200. These figures make the attacks the deadliest since the group's insurgency began.

Nigeria: 24-hour curfew imposed in Kano following deadly attacks

A 24-hour curfew has been imposed in Nigeria's 2nd largest city of Kano after the militant Islamist group Boko Haram attacked police stations and government offices. Over 100 persons are now reportedly dead.

Gates hails progress in polio fight in Nigeria's north

Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Sunday hailed progress in efforts to reduce polio cases in the northern Nigerian state of Kano, describing it as victory in the global fight against the epidemic.

Public Order Act deemed 'Unconstitutional' by Nigerian Appeals Court

Currently, the appeals court in Nigeria had deemed a law requiring every organizer of a rally to have a special police permit as ‘unconstitutional.’ Police say that the law helped maintain peace.
 

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Kano receives its water from local rivers and over-exploited groundwater sources. A deficient water ...
Kano receives its water from local rivers and over-exploited groundwater sources. A deficient water supply and lack of proper sanitation leave the city open to disease.
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Stakeholders at the closeout dissemination event of the community -focused USAID| COMPASS and the policy-focussed USAID |ENHANSE Projects in Kano 2009
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