North West

Jigawa on map

Coronavirus: Seven persons attend Jigawa governor’s daughter wedding

The state had earlier restricted large gatherings of people as a means of preventing the spread of the disease.

Borno Govt. sanctions 10 filling stations for hoarding petroleum products

The filling stations were hoarding petroleum products after the price of fuel was reduced to N123.50 per litre.

Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State [PHOTO: Freedom Radio Nigeria]

Coronavirus: Kano Govt shops for volunteer health workers, opens online registration

The government says the volunteer health workers will assist in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Ganduje, wife test negative for COVID-19

Last week, the state government directed its civil servants to stay away from the office for 14 days in a bid to curb the coronavirus outbreak.

FIDA opines that rehabilitation is a credible alternative to conviction of drug abusers and would help cub prison population

Controller speaks on Kaduna Correctional Centre riot

There was an uproar at the Kaduna Central Correctional Centre on Tuesday.

Coronavirus [PHOTO CREDIT: FDA]

COVID-19: Schools defy closure order in Kano – Official

Kano State Government recently set up a committee to enforce compliance with the school closure order.

Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State

Coronavirus: Kano Govt. plans palliative for journalists

Kano State Government says the palliative measures are being planned to enable journalists discharge their duties in the event of lockdown.

Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

Coronavirus: Two Kaduna clerics arrested for violating restriction

The two were arrested for holding congregational prayers.

Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawalle

Gov. Matawalle warns against incitement after Supreme Court verdict

The Supreme Court reaffirmed Mr Matawalle as governor of Zamfara State on Friday.

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State [Photo: NAN]

Zamfara Governorship: Why Supreme Court dismissed APC’s application to review judgement

In its majority judgement read by Justice John Okoro, the apex court said it lacks jurisdiction to review its own judgement.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Zamfara Governorship: Supreme Court dismisses APC’s application to review judgment

“The finality of the Supreme Court is sealed. The application is a gross abuse of court process, it is frivolous,” the court ruled.

Hadiza Balarabe, Kaduna State Deputy Governor

Coronavirus: Kaduna goes tough, quarantines all residents

Kaduna says it cannot risk the lives of the many in the state to indulge the delusions of a few.

Nasir El-Rufai - godfatherism

Coronavirus: Kaduna imposes curfew

The government says it is procuring food and other supplies, funded from its contingency budget, to mitigate the challenges of a lockdown.

Zamfara Assembly shuts down over Coronavirus

The Assembly says it suspended all its activities until further notice as a measure to curtail the spread of Coronavirus.

Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State

COVID -19: Kano govt. shuts Tsangaya, Qur’anic schools

The state government directed the scholars to close down and send their almajirai (students) home.

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State

Paris Club refund: Court orders Katsina govt. to pay firm N13.3bn

Mauritz Walton Nigerian Ltd rendered consultancy services that led to the refund of $217.3 million to Katsina State by the federal government.

Nigeria map showing Kebbi State

Coronavirus: Kebbi Assembly suspends legislative activities

The Assembly says the suspension of activities became necessary to safeguard the health of members and other staff.

Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State

Kano Assembly approves Ganduje’s request to access N50bn loan

Mr Ganduje made the request in a letter to the Assembly dated March 24.

Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State

Coronavirus: Kano bans large-capacity buses from state

The government also directs civil servants to stay at home.

Panic in Kano Airport as sick passenger arrives on an Air Peace flight over Coronavirus scare

Sick passenger on Air Peace flight causes coronavirus panic

The government says the case was false as the passenger had no coronavirus.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Coronavirus: Kaduna govt. orders civil servants below GL12 to stay indoors

Governor Nasir El-Rufai in a state broadcast directs the civil servants to remain at home for the next 30 days beginning from Tuesday.

Deposed Kano emir, Muhammad Sanusi

Court fixes May 7 for judgment in Sanusi’s suit against Kano anti-corruption agency

PCACC is investigating Mr Sanusi and others over alleged land racketeering at Hotoron Arewa and Bubbugaje, in Kano.

Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

Coronavirus: El-Rufai vows to enforce ban on large gatherings in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government has decided to move from advice to actual enforcement of its restrictions on large gatherings.

Kano on map

Coronavirus: Kano govt evacuates 780 students to other states

“The evacuation followed directives by the state government for the closure of public and private schools operating in the state to prevent spread of coronavirus.”

Zamfara State map

What we will do if Supreme Court reviews Zamfara governorship – PDP

“Our position in the PDP is that since the Supreme Court has declared that its decisions are final, Nigerians have come to accept it as such.”