North West

Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali

Nigeria Customs returns 11 Toyota Hilux vans impounded from senator

The customs in Kano says smuggling has drastically reduced in the area.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police arrest notorious Katsina armed robber – official

The robber was arrested following a tip-off three days ago.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo with Emir of Gusau and Zamfara state governor Abdulaziz Yari during his visit to the state

Nigerian govt. to harness solid minerals in Zamfara, other states — Osinbajo

Acting President says Nigeria not realised its full potentials without peaceful coexistence of its citizens.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo orders increased security in Southern Kaduna, vows justice

The acting president says no matter how long it may take, perpetrators will be punished.

Fulani Herdsmen [Credit: Today.ng]

33 killed in latest Kaduna violence – Police

The violence started when some villagers attacked a Fulani boy and his father, the police said.

Former Governor Of Kano State Rabiu Kwankwaso

Kwankwaso’s associate replies Tinubu: Ganduje will lose Kano in 2019

Mr Tinubu had last week passed a vote of confidence on the Governor of Kano.

Saminu Turaki [Photo Credit: QEDNG]

Alleged N36 billion fraud: Another court grants ex-fugitive governor bail

An oral bail application made by Mr. Turaki’s lawyer was opposed by the EFCC.

Chairman of the committee, Ambassador Shehu Wurno presenting the committee's report to the governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto uncovers 706 ‘ghost students’, saves N29 million

A committee set up by the government uncovered the fraud.

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Flood kills one, displaces 2,000 people in Katsina – Official

A 10-year-old boy was killed by the flood.

Buhari and Tinubu [Photo Credit: SignalNg]

Buhari has been honest with Nigerians, deserves prayers of all — Tinubu

The APC leader spoke during a visit to Kano.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit: Today.ng]

Police detain Nigerian journalist over Facebook post

The journalist was invited to the police command on Saturday night.

Saminu Turaki [Photo: Pulse.ng]

EFCC fumes as court grants bail to ex-governor on the run for four years

The former governor is standing trial on a 32-count charge of misappropriating N36 billion while in office.

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Kano announces free malaria drugs, introduces reward, punishment policy in health sector

Kano lawmakers also passed a bill to regulate private health institutions.

Rape Victim

Police arrest village head, six others for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl

The girl was impregnated.

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Nigerian Airforce to build new secondary school in Sokoto

The Sokoto State government has donated a land.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

Kaduna APC crisis worsens as faction criticises El-Rufai’s performance

A senator, a governorship aspirant and others are members of the APC faction.

Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, speaks on Polio vaccines

Governor Tambuwal commends sultan and development partners for efforts to eradicate polio and other diseases.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano paid only N10.7 million interest on N9 billion loan for June salary – Official

The government denied the rumour that it paid N1.3 billion charges.

Acting President Professor Yomi Osibanjo with Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sunusi ii, Gov Ganduje during his visit to the state on condolence to the family of late Danmasani Kano Yusuf Maitama Bello today

Maitama Sule died a nationalist, bridge builder – Osinbajo

The Acting President paid a condolence visit to the Emir of Kano.

Alhaji Badaru Abubakar [Photo Credit: Online Nigeria]

Jigawa declares public holiday to pray for Buhari

Residents will pray for the president’s quick recovery.

Saminu Turaki [Photo: Pulse.ng]

How ex-Jigawa governor Saminu Turaki was arrested

Mr. Turaki was picked up at the venue of the public presentation of a book.

Aliko Dangote

Bribery claims against Dangote ’embarrassing’ — Spokesperson

The billionaire businessman is accused of bribing state lawmakers to stop the probe of Emir Sanusi.

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

Kano Assembly Speaker resigns over Emir Sanusi probe

The former speaker was accused of accepting N100 million to stop the probe.

Former Nigeria Permanent Representative to United Nations, Alhaji Maitama Sule died in a Cairo Hospital at the age of 89 years.
In 1976, he became the Federal Commissioner of public complaints, a position that made him the nation's pioneer ombudsman. In early 1979, he was a presidential candidate of the National Party of Nigeria but lost to Shehu Shagari. He was appointed Nigeria's representative to the United Nations after the coming of civilian rule in September 1979. While there he was chairman of the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid.
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Maitama Sule: Kano declares work-free day

Mr. Sule died at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt where he was receiving treatment for pneumonia.

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30 minutes rainstorm wreaks havoc, kills one, destroys 100 houses

An official attributed the extent of the destruction to the use of substandard building materials