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10-year-old drowns in Kano

The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon when the deceased went to take his bath.

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar (Photo Credit:

Atiku’s mother was from Jigawa, Centenarian, Dutse Emirate official say

He says Atiku Abubakar’s father met her in the village and later took her to Adamawa where their son was born.

Bus accident claims 19 in Jigawa

Police say 21 others were injured.

Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai

Kajuru: UN chief mourns slain aid workers

Mr Kallon described the attack as a horrifying tragedy that has thrown the humanitarian community in a state of mourning.


Man, 55, remanded over alleged rape of 12-year-old stepdaughter

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.

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Zamfara: Six bandits killed, 18 informants including village head arrested – Official

The operations in which the bandits were killed took place on Saturday.

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Killing of Briton in Kaduna symptom of ‘failing nation’ — Shehu Sani

The senator says the North has lost its peace and its freedom under the reign of kidnappers and bandits.

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Mother dumps newborn baby in well – Police

The police say the baby was taken to hospital for examination and is still doing well.

Police kick as Kaduna community residents protest kidnap of five people

Five people were reportedly kidnapped in the community early on Sunday.

Kaduna residents protest incessant kidnappings (PHOTOS)

The residents of Nariya and Kanama communities in Kaduna blocked the Nnamdi Azikwe Expressway during the protest.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Gov Yari condemns criticism of NAF, says villagers killed in Zamfara air strike are bandits

“As far as I am concerned and as the head of government in the state, l haven’t seen anything wrong done by the air force.”

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Female ‘expatriate’, two others killed in troubled Kaduna town

Three people were kidnapped after a party in the town.


Over four million Kano indigenes are jobless, says University Official

Aliko Dangote advised the federal government to review its policies on agriculture and industries to provide enabling environment for job creation.

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Jigawa Imam killed, robbed of N400,000 – Police

The suspects also beat up the wives and children of the deceased.

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Nigerian Air Force investigates alleged killing of innocents in Zamfara

Community leaders in Zamfara had accused the air force of killing innocent people during its air raids.

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Thieves kill motorcyclist in Jigawa

The victim was clubbed to death.

Nigerian Army after recapturing Mubi

Troops kill seven bandits, arrest informants in Zamfara — Official

The soldiers also retrieved weapons the bandits.

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi appoints leader of Chinese community in Kano

The appointment followed an increase in the number of Chinese businessmen who engage in different forms of businesses in Kano.

Zamfara Killings: LG vice chairman arrested for allegedly aiding bandits

The acting information officer also alleged that the suspect aided “the release of a notorious gun runner.”

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UPDATED: One killed, many injured as gunmen attack Jigawa community

Victims whose injuries were severe were referred to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital in Kano.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Insecurity: Zamfara spends N35bn on logistics, assistance to victims

The government says Aisha Buhari also donated relief materials to the victims of the attacks.

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Train crushes two people to death in Kano

The police say the victims were stretched out on the railway track when they were crushed by a moving train.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

El-Rufai asks political appointees to resign by April 30

Each notice of resignation must be submitted along with a handover note, signed by the political appointee.

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43 political parties to participate in Zamfara Council poll

The LG election holds on April 27.

Gov Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State State House Correspondents after meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday (3/12/2018) 06258/3/12/2018/Sumaila Ibrahim/ICE/NAN

LG election to hold in Zamfara April 27 despite security challenges – Gov Yari

The tenure the 14 council chairmen expired on January 2 but was extended to May 2 by the State House of Assembly.