North West

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna govt. trains 5,834 primary school teachers

The teachers were trained on Joly Phonics, a child-centered participatory method that include singing and dancing.

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How two police officers were killed in Kaduna – Official

PREMIUM TIMES reported earlier that the incident occurred around 5.15 am when residents were preparing for morning prayers.

PDP members protest in Kaduna

Kaduna PDP members protest over alleged irregularities in governorship primaries

The protesters said there was lack of sincerity at the primary.

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Gunmen kill two mobile policemen, civilian in Kaduna

Residents suspect the attackers were armed robbers.

Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje.

#Gandujegate: Police ban students from protest against Kano governor

The students are requesting to conduct a rally on October 29, 2018.

Gangs of Notorious Robbers terrorising Jigawa arrested

Jigawa police parade four ‘notorious’ armed robbers

The suspects were nabbed September 26 by a team of policemen attached to Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad.


Jigawa immunises 1.5 million children against polio

The agency said it received enough Oral Polio Vaccines (OPVs) which led to the successful immunisation of the targeted children.

Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu showing a specimen ballot paper for Ekiti governorship election during the INEC quarterly consultative meeting with political parties, in Abuja on Wednesday (4/6/18). 03573/4/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN

2019: INEC insists APC won’t be allowed to field candidates in Zamfara

INEC had informed the APC in a leaked memo that it would not be allowed to field candidates in Zamfara for the 2019 elections.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

#GandujeGate: Kano Assembly sets up committee to investigate bribery videos

Governor Ganduje has been caught on video receiving dollars from persons said to be contractors.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: Oriental Times

Bribery Allegations: Why we cannot take action against Ganduje yet- APC

The Kano State House of Assembly has, however, commenced investigation of the governor.

Rice farm

Locust invasion: Kebbi government to commence aerial spray of rice farms

The aerial spray will commence in the next two days.

Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano APC Primaries: Ganduje inaugurates reconciliation committee ‎

The governor said misunderstanding as seen after the primaries in the state are normally unavoidable in a democracy.

Nigerian Army

One bandit killed, informant arrested – Army

The army says it raided a kidnappers’ base.

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One killed as hoodlums attack governor’s convoy – Police

There was a clash between armed supporters of the APC and PDP.

Senator Kabiru Marafa Photo: Daily Trust

Zamfara Crisis: APC Senator backs INEC, warns party against illegality

INEC declared the APC ineligible to field candidates for all elective positions in Zamfara State.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Zamfara Governor speaks on controversial APC primaries, blames party headquarters

Mr Yari denies allegations that he plans to leave APC

Nigerian Army

Nigerian army advises Zaria residents not to panic, as students begin military training

The residents are advised not to panic on sighting body of troops or hearing sounds of gunshots, pyrotechnics, and fireworks.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje; Photo: DailyPost

Governor Ganduje speaks on ‘video showing him receiving $5 million bribe from contractors’

A news website says President Muhammadu Buhari has been shown the video of how Kano governor received the bribes.

EFCC operatives

Judge threatens to revoke bail of ex-governor accused of N450m fraud

The accused was absent in court on Wednesday.

The People's Democratic Movement (PDM).

2019: PDM picks Gumel as gubernatorial candidate in Jigawa

The party also announced its three senatorial candidates for the state.

High tension electric powerlines

Nigerian govt, EU, French bank, others to boost power supply in Buhari’s hometown

Communities in Daura emirate have been battling with irregular power supply for some time.

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Kano flood victims cry for help

The emergency agency says help is on the way.

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Jigawa council records 10,315 cases of malaria in two months – Official

He said the spread of the disease was mainly caused by the blockage of drainage channel.

Rice paddy, Jega

RIFAN urges farmers in Katsina to repay ABP loans

No fewer than 56,000 farmers in 36 local government areas of Katsina State secured the ABP loans.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Governor Yari speaks on Zamfara’s controversial primaries

A committee sent by the APC headquarters also speaks on the controversy.