North West

Zamfara State ex-Governor, Abdul’aziz Yari. [Photo credit: Daily Post]

APC remains strong, intact in Zamfara – Yari

Earlier, the state’s APC Chairman, Lawal Liman, thanked Mr Yari for his efforts in promoting the party in the state.

Caption: L-R: Balarabe Abbas Lawal (SSG), Deputy Governor Dr. Hadiza Balarabe and Governor Nasir El-Rufai with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the Council Chambers of Sir Kashim Ibrahim House during the former president’s visit to Kaduna Credit: KDSG Media

El-Rufai’s cabinet is mini-Nigeria — Obasanjo

Governor El-Rufai describes former President Obasanjo as a mentor, adding that he learnt many public service skills from him when he served in his government as a minister.

FILE: Local water well used to illustrate ther story [Photo:]

Bride drowns in well on wedding day

The accident happened in Gajaja community in Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State.


EFCC questions Sokoto NULGE chairman, others for alleged fraud

Preliminary investigation reveals that N45,751,076 was withdrawn by the State NULGE President in the name of Imprest, Security, Special prayers and other allowances.

APC Senator, Kabiru Marafa (Photo Credit: Daily Trust)

Marafa distances self from Yari’s ‘kangaroo’ peace parley

“He is now trying to come up with a kangaroo peace meeting to relaunch himself back to relevance,” Mr Marafa says.

Jigawa to spend N60m on public toilets

Nigeria is ranked the worst African country, and second globally where open defecation is still prevalent.

Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawalle [PHOTO: The Guargian NG]

Zamfara commissioners, advisers get portfolios

The State House of Assembly screened and cleared the commissioners and advisers on December 5.

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

UPDATED: Kano Emirates Controversy: Court gives Ganduje condition before acting on new law

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje last week signed a new law in Kano approving the creation of four new emirates.

File photo of items impounded by Nigeria Customs (Photo by Kingsley Adeniyi, 07/25/2018)

Customs intercepts N914 million “Lady Killer” aphrodisiac in Sokoto

The agency also says it seized 800 pieces of cutlass.

Students in a university campus used to illustrate the story

Federal University of Agriculture Kebbi takes off September 2020- FG

The 8th National Assembly passed the bill upgrading the College of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State, to a full-fledged University

COURT symbol used to illustrate the story.

Court remands farmer for allegedly killing girlfriend

Abubakar Babato was accused of killing his 18-year-old lover to death with a machete


EFCC receives 580 petitions, convicts 27

The Commission received the petitions and secured the convictions from January to date.

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Ganduje appoints Emir Sanusi as head, Kano Council of Chiefs

He directed Emir Sanusi to “immediately summon the inaugural meeting of the Council in accordance with the provisions of the Law.”

Abdulaziz Yari Former Governor of Zamfara State

How ex-Zamfara governor Yari paid self, deputy N525 million two days to handover

Official documents and a bank statement show that Mr Yari paid himself N350 million two days before he left office.

Cattle used to illustrate the story.

Motorcyclist killed in Jigawa for causing cow’s injury

The attack resulted in a clash between farmers and herders.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Robbers’ new strategy to rob bank customers – Police

Police say the new strategy involves trailing their victims through a female member of their syndicate who are usually monitoring financial transactions around banks’ premises.


‘Cleric’ arrested for N3 million, $24,000 fraud

The petitioner also alleged that the suspect compelled him to pay the sum of $24,000 for prayers.

Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawalle [PHOTO: The Guargian NG]

Zamfara gov places commissioners, advisers on three-month probation

The governor inaugurated the 19 commissioners and 28 special advisers on Thursday.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje; Photo: DailyPost

Ganduje signs law creating new emirates in Kano

The bill was rushed through the state House of Assembly within four days of its receipt from the executive

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State [Photo: NAN]

Zamfara Assembly confirms 19 commissioner-nominees

The Zamfara lawmakers unanimously considered and approved the nominees as members of the state executive council.

Kano Assembly

Kano Assembly passes law to create four new emirates

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Monday presented the bill to the state House of Assembly after a court voided the earlier creation of the emirates

Jigawa State Governor, Badaru Abubakar [Photo Credit: Online Nigeria]

Jigawa to commence payment of minimum wage December

Workers from level 01 to 06 would receive N30,000 minimum wage, while level 07 and above would receive consequential increment of 23 per cent to 12 per cent.

Sule Lamido

INTERVIEW: Ex-governors deserve to be paid pensions based on approved laws – Sule Lamido

Sule Lamido says it is wrong to condemn payment of pension to former governors while former presidents, judges and civil servants continue to enjoy same

Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu

Kebbi gets nine new magistrates

The acting chief judge of the state asked the new magistrate to ensure professionalism in the discharge of their duty.

Nigerian Police officers on duty [Photo credit:]

Police arrest woman for allegedly poisoning stepdaughter

The police said the suspect allegedly administered a poisonous food on a four-year-old girl, Aisha, who became unconscious after eating the food.