North West


NAHCON approves N1.5 million as Hajj fare for Kaduna pilgrims

All pilgrims were to receive $800 as Basic Travelling Allowance.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Governorship Tussle: Tambuwal, Dahiru to know fate June 23

After taking arguments from parties, Justice Kolawole fixed June 23 for judgment.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Evidence against Sanusi’s emirate council ‘intact’– Kano anti-corruption agency

Multiple sources told PREMIUM TIMES the agency had relaunched its investigation on Tuesday.

PDP Manifesto word cloud

Nigeria Police arraign PDP chieftain for holding durbar

The case has been adjourned till July 4, 2017, for further mention.

Rabiu Kwankwaso and Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje

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In rare praise, Gov. Ganduje hails Kwankwaso as Kano’s second best governor

The two leaders have long fell apart.

Aminu Kano

Aminu Kano’s wife, Shatu, is dead

She was the only surviving wife of the late politician.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

“Education holds the key to our development,” Emir Sanusi tells Kano leaders

The emir also called on governments to encourage private investment in the power sector.

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari

APC wins Katsina bye election

The election was sequel to the death of Sani Bello who represented the constituency.

Audu Maikori [Photo credit:]

Label boss, Audu Maikori, slams N10 billion lawsuit against El-Rufai

Mr. Maikori is standing trial for posting a report about Southern Kaduna killing, that turned out false.

Sokoto state on map

Windstorms kill three in Sokoto — NEMA

Some 139 houses were destroyed.

Ibrahim Shekarau

Shekarau backs down on threat to sue over murder allegation

Police said they found a document linking the former Kano governor to the murder of a cleric.

Kaduna State Polytechnic

KadPoly official docked for alleged N39 million fraud

The accused was arraigned on a seven-count charge.


NNPC spends N1.6 billion on repair of Kaduna-Kano pipeline

“These are funds that would have been invested for providing other essential services.”


Nigerian university expels two students, suspends 15 others

“This will serve as a lesson to other students to behave themselves,” the vice chancellor said.


Meningitis kills 8 in Kaduna – Health Commissioner

Over 1000 people are believed to have died from the disease across Nigeria.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto recovers N278 million from ghost workers – Tambuwal

The money was paid to the ghost workers’ bank accounts but was not claimed.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

Kaduna commences rehabilitation of 255 PHCs – Official

One PHC facility each was being rehabilitated in each of the 255 wards.

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Hoodlums attack fire fighters in Zamfara

The victims have been admitted at the hospital.

Accident scene

12 killed in Kebbi auto crash

A council official indicated the casualty could increase.

Inuwa Abdulkadir's demolished house

Political victimisation suspected in demolition of APC chieftain’s house in Kaduna

The APC National Vice Chairman’s house was demolished by the state government.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Why we’re investigating Emir Sanusi – Kano Assembly Speaker

The Kano State house of Assembly has set up a seven-member panel to probe allegations against the emir

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo [Photo: Daily Sabah]

Tight security as Osinbajo visits Katsina

Mr. Osinbajo is in Katsina on a one day visit.

(L-R) Bashir Hassan of BusinessDay, Hafiz Bayero, Head, of Investor Relations in KADIPA, BusinessDay editor Anthony Osae-Brown, Shizzer Bada, KADIPA’s Head of Finance and Patrick Atuanya, BusinessDay Chief Economist

El-Rufai receives BusinessDay award

‎Kaduna was declared the number one state in the ease of doing business.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

El-Rufai testifies in court against newspaper

The Kaduna governor sued the newspaper for alleged false report.


11,571 cattle stolen in Kaduna in three months – Herdsmen

The group’s leader said the cattle rustlers are from