North West

Flood: Five dead as Jigawa farmers beg for food

Impending famine in Jigawa, if the Federal government fails to provide rescue and relief materials.

Nurse sues SSS over illegal detention, demands N10m compensation

The Chief Nursing Officer and Head of Department of the Main Theatre at Barau Dikko General Hospital, says the SSS breached my fundamental human right.

Intending pilgrims in Gombe cautioned against abortion

Hajiya Larai  Ari, a member of the Amirul Hajj in Gombe State, has cautioned pregnant  women not to abort their pregnancies in their bid to perform the hajj. Ms. Ari made the call in Bajoga in the Funakaye Local Government Area of the state during the team’s tour of Dukku, Nafada and Funakaye. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State […]

Flood kills 13 persons, destroys 36,000 houses in Jigawa

The past months in Nigeria have witnessed floods that have caused great pains across the country.

Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide

Fuel scarcity hits Kano, pump-price raised

The scarcity of petroleum product across the country bites citizens hard.

Flood displaces 11,500 people in Kano, Jigawa – NEMA

Over 10 thousand of the victims were displaced in Kano.

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One killed, two injured in Kaduna street shooting

The armed men shot sporadically killing an okada rider

Power outage paralyzes socio-economic activities in Daura

For over 2 weeks, residents of Daura, Sandamu, Mai’adua and Zango towns in Katsina state have been in darkness.

PHCN to publish debtors’ names in national dailies

PHCN will not hesitate to drag its debtors to the press.

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Kano seals hospital for poor hygiene

The government officials who shut down the private hospital said it was too dirty.

Police arrest 200 suspected thugs in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara said on Friday that  it had arrested  200 suspected  thugs, known as  “sara suka”. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Usman Hassan, told the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), that the thugs  were arrested in Gusau and its environs. He said the police acted on information  it received from the public to raid  criminal hideouts. “It was […]

Lead poisoning : Zamfara bans processing of gold ore in residential areas

Zamfara state will prosecute artisanal miners who carry out operations in residential areas.

Police arrest ‘700-year-old ‘Spirit’ in Kano

A man poses as a 700 year old spirit to dupe people in Kano.

Kano to spend 12 million dollars on 500 students

Kano state takes strides to develop education in the state.

15 dead, N120m property destroyed in Kano flood

Death toll in Kano flood rises to at least 15

Kano Police dismisses killer-sergeant

The Kano State Police Command has dismissed a policeman who shot dead a 12-year-old boy on Sallah eve in Kano. The Deputy Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP Magaji Majiya, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Monday. He said Sgt. Laminu Adamu was found guilty of the […]

Railway caoches at Bauchi station

Nigeria Railway Corporation to commence full services on Lagos-Kano line

The Nigerian Railway Corporation says it has rehabilitated 117 engines and coaches.


Eight persons injured, 100 houses,146 farms destroyed by flood

A second incidence of flood has wrecked Katsina State in less than four days.

Police arraign herdsman for allegedly stealing Gov Shema’s cows

Herdsman stood trial for stealing the governor of Katsina state, Ibrahim Shema’s cow

Flooding kills 4 in Jigawa

A woman with a baby strapped on her back has been found dead after Wednesday’s heavy rains.

Oil Discovery: Sokoto State to make presentation to FG, says Wamakko

Sokoto state says it is making preparations on how to exploit oil deposits discovered in the state

Sokoto to explore crude oil deposits, says Gov. Wamakko

Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State, said the state government had concluded plans to explore its abundant crude oil deposits . Mr. Wamakko stated this on Monday in Sokoto while receiving the Sultan of Sokoto, AlhajiSa’ad Abubakar III, who paid him  Sallah homage “We will soon write the Federal Government on the issue with a view […]

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Jonathan resignation calls splits CAN

The Kaduna State chapter of the Christian body accused the regional chapter of doing the bidding of the opposition.

Crescent moon

Ramadan: Sultan asks Muslims to look out for new moon Friday

Muslims may conclude their fast on Friday or Saturday

Wife says her husband is stingy with sperm

Mrs. Lateef says her husband, not wanting to get her pregnant, denied her his sperm.