North West

The senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani

Tribunal dismisses Shehu Sani’s petition

Shehu Sani had approached the Tribunal asking it to nullify the election of Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police rescue kidnapped three-year-old

The police said two women had been arrested while their accomplices were being tracked.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Police ban activities of volunteer security outfits in Kaduna

The police warned that anyone who violates the order using the instrumentality of the law would be dealt with decisively.

Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kano to convert five forests to herdsmen settlements

The governor says the proposed settlement would assist in boosting socio-economic ventures in the state.

Floods claim five lives in Jigawa

Hundreds of homes have been destroyed.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

Kaduna governorship tribunal ends sitting, reserves ruling

The PDP candidate in the March 9 election, Isah Ashiru, is challenging the victory of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of APC.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Court restrains ICPC, AGF from seizing Yari’s assets

The court stops both from interfering with Mr Yari’s ”enjoyment of his fundamental rights”.

Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

Kaduna agency generates N17 billion IGR

The agency says the figure is above the N11 billion target for the first six months of the year.

Katsina State on map

Bandits kill four persons in Katsina

The victims were killed on Sunday night in Tsayau village, Jibia LGA of the state.


Drama in court as complainant stands surety for defendant

Ibrahim Hamza alleged that Muhammad Khalid threatened his life

Governor Umahi inspecting the parade mounted by various platoons of the 2018 NYSC batch B stream 1 during the closing ceremony of their orientation course.

Three corps members die in Katsina accident

The NYSC members died while being driven to Church in Funtua on Sunday, a spokesperson said.


12,209 candidates sit for BUK post-UTME Aptitude Test

A total of 15,817 candidates applied to BUK for the 2019/2020 academic session out of which 12,209 participated in the screening.

Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawalle

Gov. Matawalle appoints new head of service

The appointee was once a private secretary to former President Shehu Shagari

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State [Photo: NAN]

Zamfara govt recovers N282.5m from AMCON – Gov. Matawalle

Several Zamfara government’s moveable properties were auctioned by AMCON under the leadership of ex-governor Abdulaziz Yari.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police parade 216 suspected criminals in Kano

The suspects were arrested within the Sallah period.

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

Court freezes bank accounts linked to ex-Zamfara Governor

The accounts with United States dollars and Nigerian naira are domiciled in Zenith and Polaris Banks.

El-Rufai attends Sallah Durbar, gets new title

Immediately after the prayers, traditional and royal drummers stormed the arena where festivities began.

court of appeal

Housewife sues ex-husband, seeks N1.1m for daughter’s upkeep

A housewife, Hurera Usman, on Thursday dragged her former husband before a Sharia Court ll, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna state, seeking N1.1 million as upkeep allowance for daughter for 18 years.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Construction of N3.9 bn shopping mall begins in Kaduna

The Amsalco Galaxy Mall is being constructed at the Murtala Muhammed Square in the heart of Kaduna city, through a public-private partnership

President Muhammadu Buhari will swear in new ministers on August 21

Buhari visits Katsina IDPs

The president says bandits that have been killing people should not claim to be true Muslims.

Emir Lamido Sanusi II & Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano govt continues battle with Emir Sanusi, orders district heads to shun Sallah Durbar

The government directed the district heads to celebrate the event in their own emirates.

Nigerian Army in Damboa, Borno state (Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters)

Homosexuality, lesbianism cause of insecurity in Nigeria, Emir says

The monarch warned that unless the people fear to sin against God and parents remain committed to imbibing good family values, the country would continue to face instability.

The accident scene

Road crash claims 11 lives in Zamfara

The bus from Abuja had a head-on collision with an articulated vehicle that was driving out of town.

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State [Photo: NAN]

Zamfara governor dethrones Emir for aiding banditry

A district was also fired months after he was suspended.

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawallen Maradun

Sallah: Zamfara governor pardons145 inmates, including five on death row

Five prisoners serving life sentences also benefitted from the governor’s amnesty.