North West

Kaduna Assembly clears 24 commissioner nominees

Most of the nominees were asked to bow and go.

The approved APC logo, released early Wednesday morning

Ex-Kano Deputy Governor hails Kwankwaso over New PDP/APC merger

The two groups announced the merger on Tuesday.

Kaduna to empower 7600 youth, women

The state aims to combat youth restiveness

Gunmen steal 20 camels in Zamfara

The police are on the hunt for the suspects.

Explosion kills 3, razes 6 houses in Katsina village

Four people also sustained burns of various degrees.

DPR seals 30 filling stations in Sokoto, Kebbi in11 months

The agency also warned the stations not to sell fuel above the approved price.

DPR to sanction Katsina filling stations that sell kerosene above N50/litre

The approved pump price for kerosene is N50 per litre.

Women with their babies

Sokoto hospital conducts surgeries on 150 VVF patients

VVF is a urogenital condition

People buying second hand clothes. [Photo:]

Harmattan: Second-hand clothes business booms in Kafanchan

The harmattan season is getting closer.

Soldiers kill two Boko Haram suspects in Kano

Terrorists were found with arms and ammunitions.

Court sentences armed robber to death by hanging

The convict stole a motorcycle valued at N93, 000.

Bags of rice

Housewife seeks divorce over alleged starvation

The husband accused his wife of jealousy.


Families reject polio immunisation for 453 children in Sokoto – Official

About 46,000 children are being targeted for the immunisation in Sokoto. About 347 families in Illela Local Government Area of Sokoto State rejected immunisation for their 453 children, the Director of Health, of the council, Amina Jibril, has said. The rejections were recorded in the last two days in the ongoing 10th round of polio […]

Civil Defence arrests two suspected drug peddlers in Jigawa

The suspects will be handed over to the NDLEA.

Cows used to illustrate the story.

Arsonists burn Zamfara police station to retrieve seized cows- Official

The residents of Dansadau say they now live in fear.


Polio victims task parents on immunisation

Kano is conducting a polio awareness campaign.

DPR vows to enforce sale of kerosene at N50 per litre in Kano

The agency also warned filling stations not to temper with their fuel pumps

NYSC members

70 percent of Sokoto corps members to teach in schools – Coordinator

An official said at least 1,099 out of the 1,570 registered corp members will be deployed to schools. At least No fewer than 1,099 out of the 1,570 corps members deployed to Sokoto State for the batch ‘C’ 2013 National Youths Service would be posted to schools at all levels in the state. The Coordinator […]

Ethiopian Airlines to start 10 weekly flights to Kano

One Nigerian airline will also fly Addis Ababa and other Ethiopian cities. The Ethiopian Airlines is to begin 10-weekly flights to Kano, Nigeria, within the next few weeks, following an agreement between Nigeria and Ethiopia. Wesenyeleh Hunegnaw, the Director-General of the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority told newsmen that the agreement was signed on Wednesday, November […]

Sokoto discovers 32 council workers with fake certificates

A verification exercise was done for council staff in Sokoto State.

Children fetching water used to illustrate the story

Sokoto buys two power plants to boost water supply

The generators cost about N163 million.

Children fetching water used to illustrate the story

Take measures to protect yourself against cholera, Kano Government tells residents

Two new cases of polio have also been reported in Kano.