21 people die of meningitis in Sokoto – Health Commissioner
The official said identification and treatment of the disease is hampered by residents’ belief in witchcraft.
Traditional ruler remanded in prison for alleged kidnap
The traditional ruler and his palace officials allegedly “arrested” a man who has remained missing since September last year.
Police plan charges after whipped student lost eye
Teachers say the student was struck accidentally.
Court adjourns Kaduna NUJ chairman’s case to May 17
Garba Mohammed is challenging his impeachment as chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in the state.
Kebbi govt. sets up committee to probe farmers, herdsmen clash
The government expressed dismay at the level of damage during the clash.
WAEC indicts 121 schools in Kano for examination malpractice
WAEC will henceforth release results within 60 days after examinations, and certificates are to be given yearly.
Student loses eye after attack by teacher, but specialists say N1 million can restore sight
The 14-year-old student’s poor father wants help and justice after a teacher savagely flogged his daughter.
Southern Kaduna: Police arrest suspected killers of two Fulani herdsmen
The herdsmen were shot while herding cattle in Anguwan Yashi village in Jema’a local government area.
Kano Hisbah arrests 120 suspected prostitutes, drug addicts
At least 20 of the suspects are believed to be between 13 and 14 years old.
Kaduna Security Council asks residents to uphold peace, harmony
“Citizens must support the government to ensure that every threat to law and order in the state is defeated.”
JUST IN: Former Zamfara governor Shinkafi defects to APC
Mr. Shinkafi lost his bid for a second term to incumbent Abdulaziz Yari.
My community loses 5 pregnant women monthly – District Head
The district head said there was no functional health centre in his community.
Court strikes out suit seeking Tambuwal’s removal as Sokoto governor
A former senator argued Mr. Tambuwal did not win the APC primary.
NYSC confirms assault on Zamfara corps member, blames ‘overzealous policeman’
Social media account had said the corps member was brutalized by a wealthy man for punishing a student.
World Bank, Sokoto commit N9 billion to rebuild collapsed dam
The dam collapsed as a result of serious flooding a few years ago.