North West

Accident Scene

Seven die, three injured in Jigawa auto crash

Four others sustained injuries.

Usman Dakingari

Corruption trial of Ex-Governor Dakingari stalled

The defendants allegedly conspired and received the cash sum of N700 million.

13 years old drowns in Kano

Another boy, Auwalu Ibrahim, was also found dead in a pond in the same area of the state last month

Zamfara governor directs traditional rulers to file detailed reports on security

The governor says the reports will enable government address security challenge in the state

J-10 Jet fighter. [Photo: Airforce Technology]

Air Force begins aerial bombardment of Zamfara bandits

Zamfara in Nigeria’s northwest has seen intense banditry in recent times.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

Sallah: 11 die in Katsina road accident

“The accident happened about 8:00 p.m. along the Katsina-Niger Republic international road.”

Zamfara 2019: Senator declares governorship ambition

The lawmaker seeks to displace the incumbent governor of Zamfara.

Air force helicopter

Air Force deploys two helicopters to Zamfara to combat terrorism

Zamfara has witnessed killings and banditry.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Emir of Gusau confers traditional title on Gov Yari

The governor’s new title means ‘hero’

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi ll,

Kano 2019: How to ensure peaceful elections – Emir Sanusi

The emir paid a traditional visit to the Kano governor.

Nigeria Police

Sallah: Two hospitalised as hoodlums fight in Dutse

The spokesperson could not give reason or cause of the fight.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje at the Kano Central Prison

Ganduje frees 317 prisoners, urges them to pray for Buhari against enemies

“President Buhari has since directed all governors to help in decongesting our prisons.”

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Killings: I’m powerless as Zamfara Chief Security Officer – Gov. Yari

Mr Yari says he has no power to direct or sanction law enforcement agents.

Zamfara State map

Bandits kill 10 in Zamfara fresh attack

Seven people were killed in Dutsen-Wake and three in Oho village

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50 ‘Sarasuka’ thugs arrested in Kaduna

The state also clarifies its position on the proliferation of vigilante groups.

Former Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shema

Alleged N11bn Fraud: How ex-Katsina governor Shema allegedly diverted local govt funds – Witness

The former Katsina governor is being prosecuted by the EFCC.

Ibrahim Shekarau

Alleged N950m Fraud: Court stops Shekarau from traveling abroad

The former governor sought to travel for lesser hajj.

UDUTH Sokoto gets new Chief Medical Director

Anas Sabir succeeds Yakubu Ahmed who held the position for eight years.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

Kaduna govt to prosecute 56 property owners over ground rent

A task force set up by the state revenue agency uncovered the properties owing from N20 million and above

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Despite poor health, security situation, Zamafara to sponsor five officials to World Cup

Zamfara has some of the worst health indices in Nigeria.

Nigeria Police

Police confirm eight deaths in bandits, vigilante clash in Sokoto

An elderly man, who resisted being abducted was shot dead by the bandits.

Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

Eid-El Fitr: Kebbi gov approves payment of June salary for workers

“The governor also wishes all workers delightful celebrations’’

Soldiers at checkpoint

Soldiers engage Kaduna bandits in gun duel, kill 12

The army said it got a tip-off.

Group rebuilds police college buildings wrecked by Boko Haram

The college was among the first public institutions that suffered attack in June 2009.

Zaria building collapse

Three killed in Zaria building collapse

The incident occurred on Friday while construction work was ongoing at the building.