Breaking: Former Assistant Secretary Kano  FA,  Kamal Suleiman    losses mum



Breaking: Former Assistant Secretary Kano  FA,  Kamal Suleiman    losses mum

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

The mother of  the immediate  past assistant Secretary, Kano state Football Association , KSFA, hajiya Aisha Musa Bichi is dead.

The son of the deceased, who served as  the immediate past assistant secretary of the state FA,  Kamal Adamu Suleiman, Wednesday afternoon  confirmed the  demise of his mother.

Kamal said the deceased was buried on Wednesday  morning in accordance with   Islamic  injunctions.

Late Aisha  65 , left behind nine children, 4 male, 5 females.

The customary mourning session is been observed at  Hotoron Arewa , behind Chula Filling station, Kamal  stated.

The deceased is  wife to the immediate elder brother to former, Kano state director of Sports, Nasiru Suleiman.




5th March 2022

6th April, 2022

Chairman KSFA/NFF Executive Member

Sheriff RabiuInuwa


Dear sir,



Sports journalists under the umbrella of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, Kano state chapter write to  express our appreciation for your support towards the development of our noble trade.

Specifically we write this missive to thank you for the recent  sponsorship of our members to Abuja to cover the FIFA Qatar 2022 World Cup playoff between Super  Eagles and Black Stars of Ghana.

It is our sincere intention to appreciate your efforts and commitments towards the development of our members, which has been  one of your cardinal policies, we hope this relationship will be sustained.

Kindly accept our best sports wishes.



Yours In sports


Zahradeen Saleh



Kano chapter.




International Women’s  Day 2022: Women Lawyers clamor for  creation of family courts in Kano

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji


Women lawyers under the aegis of  International Federattion of Women Lawyers, FIDA Kano state chapter  has advocate for the establishment of special courts on familyy matters.

The group lamented the delay been witnessed in the trial of cases of Sexaul and Gender Based Violence, SGBV, explaining that  the creaattion of the special court will help the issue of access to justice.




The secretary, FIDA Kano state chapter, Kaltumi Mohammed in a chat with journalists, she  said  similar to the creation of special courts for  electoral matters, also  they are advocating for the creattion of  special family courts to help curb issues of SGBV.


The FIDA scribe speaking at a one day symposium organizeed by WHEEL and AIHI to mark 2022 International Women’s Day held at 10 to 10 rrestuaruant, said to further fight SGBV the penal code laws should be amened to  accommodate SGBV  offences


Kaltumi stated that the domestication of the childs rights act in the state is long overdue, appealing to the state lawmakers and the  execcutive arm of governemnt to expedite action on the  domesticiation of the child rights act.


In her words “we have been advocating for the domesticattion of the childs right act, we are also calling for the setting up of family courts, just like we have the courts for electoral matters.

“we have been calling for an amendment of the penal code laws, for an inclusion of punsihment for SGBV offences, if this is achieved, this will help in the fight against these offences.”

“presently the offenders feel noting is been done, if these measures are taken, we will achieve judicious  trial of these offenders and knock out all the technicaltties  hindering  the trial of offenders.”

The women lawyers warned security agencies that  engage in the resolution of rape cases without reocurse to the laid down procedures of the law to desist or be ready to face the wrath of the law.

Kaltumi furthe lamented the high level of influx of SGBV cases been reported in the state, noting that all stakeholders should converge to wage legal war against the perpetrating  of the act.


1st Nigeria Para Sports Festival: 147 man Kano contingent set to storm FCT Abuja

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji


Kano state state will despatch 147 man contigent to take parrt at the inaugural  editon of the National Paralympic Sports Festival, reports.

The sports  festival organized by the Federal ministry of Youths and Sports is to feature Persons Living  With Disabilities, PWD .

The special sports festival is fixed for 9th to 15th April 2022., in FCT Abuja.

The chairman, Kano state Sports Commission, KSSC, Ibrahim  Galadima  speaking with sports writers in  Kano disclosed that the state will despatch  to the festival, 147 man contigent comprising of athlets, coaches, medical personel and journalists.

He futher revealed that the  state athlets will feature in 10 events out of the 15 games   on the list of  para activities at the festival.

Galadima said “ preparations have gone far, our athletes are training at different centres, we have alrready made commitments by registering for the games.

“we thank Kano state governemnt for the supports, our 2022 calendar is loaded, we are sttriving hard to make sure Kano state is repesented  and not just to compete but to  make our marks by making the state proud.” Galadima stated.


Lamentation: “I  have been abandoned” says Kano veteran  footballer – Sagir Agi

Kano  state born soccer veteran,  Sagir Labaran Gabari has alleged  that following his been struck by severe ailment,  Kano  sports fraternity has abandoned him.

Agi as he is been fondly called by soccer fans,  in his hey days was among the frontline  footballers that brought pride to the ancient city, in his day, invoking smiles on the faces of followers of the round leather game.

Agi  in the 70’ and 80’s was a  renown football star  with Darma football club of Kano ,  where he reigned supreme.

Speaking with sports writers in Kano Agi said “ I thank God, I am recuperating, I want to thank sports journalists, who always  and kept reviving  my memories on the  minds of Kano people.

“I have been sick, no doubt, I am in dire need of various kind of support at this time, in all I give thanks to Allah, who has sustained me.

“I spent all the better part of my life serving sports, particularly football, even when I retired from active football, I was involved in the management of the game, before now,  I was always drown in sea of sports people in the industry, since I fell sick the story has changed.

“I know and I am sure I lived with everybody in peace, why suddenly did they all ran away from me, I am not happy with this, I want to always see sports people around me, this gives me joy, this gives me strength.

“I want to appeal to people in the football sector, if I have wronged them they should forgive me, but I Agi know for sure that I lived in peace with all, they should not avoid me, I want to see them always, it feeds my heart with joy, when I see people from the sports family milling around me, the way it used to be before, I fell sick, it gladdens my heart.





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