North West

Change begins with you, your aides, Tofa tells Buhari

“Leaders should change themselves and those around them first, otherwise this effort will also fizzle…”

Police, Kano govt debunk Boko Haram attack rumour

An unsubstantiated message had earlier gone viral over a security threat.

Buhari’s CPC loyalist dumps APC

He said he has submitted his withdrawal letter to his Kajuru ward chairman.

NYSC withdraws corps members from troubled Kaduna communities

The action will subsist until security improves, says an official.

Kaduna govt begins induction for 27,000 teachers

Participants included 15,409 newly-recruited teachers and 11,591 old ones.

Fire razes 22 shops in Kano

An official says the cause of the fire is unknown.

Nigeria requires new elite consensus – El-Rufai

The Kaduna governor delivered a lecture at Oxford.

APC must punish indiscipline, violations of party spirit, says El-Rufai

The Kaduna governor also explains some of the actions of his government.

Hajj pilgrims

2018 Hajj: Over 5, 000 seats still available in Kaduna

Out of the 6,632 seats allocated to the state, only 1,500 intending pilgrims have so far indicated interest by depositing their money

2018 UTME: JAMB candidates narrate challenges of broken generator, poor network, others

50 visually-impaired candidates from across Northern Nigeria took the exams at a centre in Kano

Nigerians have realised voting out PDP in 2015 was a mistake – Sule Lamido

The former governor says APC has failed and urges Nigerians to restore PDP to power in 2019

Katsina gets new chief judge

The new CJ, Musa Danladi, succeeds Abdullahi Yusuf, who has retired from service

Kano Committee on True Federalism submits interim report

“We came out with our own recommendations on the basis of what we believe to be a more balanced federation…”

Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

Kebbi govt releases N984 million compensation to land owners for road construction

The government says it has started the payment to identified land owners in the affected areas

UPDATED: NUC approves Zamfara university

The school located in Talata-Mafara is the 162nd university in Nigeria.

Notorious bandit, Buharin Daji, terrorising Zamfara killed‎ – Officials

Scores of people have been killed by armed bandits in Zamfara.

Kaduna LG polls: Chairmanship aspirant withdraws fr‎om race over APC crisis

The party has two factions in the state.

Court grants bail to Kano former commissioner accused of $294,300 scam

The prosecuting counsel says the accused committed the offence while in office as health commissioner in 2014

Kano: Kwankwaso’s former commissioner docked for alleged fraud

Mr. Labaran faces a three-count charge of alleged criminal breach of trust, violation of civil service rules and corruption.


Man held in Sokoto for alleged homosexuality

The accused pleads not guilty to the charge.

Federal University Gusau expels 15 students for poor performance

An official discloses this during a matriculation ceremony.

Suspected meningitis outbreak ravages community in Jigawa

The health authorities are yet to give details of the outbreak.