North West

Security agents apprehend four suspects over Plateau killings

The Special Task Force has appealed to the warring factions to embrace dialogue and genuine forgiveness for lasting peace in the state.

Kaduna records 44 per cent pass rate in WAEC examination

The Director said Kaduna came first among Northern States. The Director of Education Quality Assurance Board in Kaduna State, Elizabeth Garba, said the percentage of students who passed WAEC examination in the state has risen to 44 per cent. Mr. Garba said on Wednesday in Kaduna that the state came first in the Northern states. […]

Kano saves N1bn from not sponsoring pilgrims to Makkah, Jerusalem – Governor

The 30th Memorial Anniversary of Aminu Kano was held on Wednesday.

Zamfara records 100 fresh cases of lead poisoning in children

There has been an epidemic of lead poisoning related deaths in Zamfara since 3-10.

Kaduna peace building forum begins in Kagoro

The forum is aimed at strengthening peaceful co-existence in the state.

Zamfara spends N7bn on water supply projects in 11 councils

The Governor said his administration has focused on provision of potable water to residents.

NNPC GMD’s brother killed in Kaduna

A brother of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,  Andrew Yakubu, was on Sunday killed by unknown gunmen who shot at his car. Details of the incident are still sketchy, but PREMIUM TIMES learnt the gunmen shot at Yohanna Yakubu as he drove towards Zango Katab, his hometown in Southern Kaduna. Mr. Yakubu’s wife  and […]

FG spends N5bn on road rehabilitation in Jigawa

The Hadejia-Biniwa was rehabilitated by the Nigerian government. The Federal Government on Friday said it spent N4.9 billion on the rehabilitation of the Hadejia-Biniwa road in Jigawa. The Federal Controller of Works in the state, Jimoh Yusuf, made the announcement while speaking in an interview with a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria in […]

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India to build textile institute in Kaduna

The institute intends to start with a six months training programme with an initial intake of 30 students. The Indian government is set to build a textile institute in Kaduna State. The institute would provide Nigerians opportunities to acquire modern skills in operating textile machines and manufacturing textile materials, an Indian delegation to Kaduna has […]

Katsina records 130 cases of fire outbreak in four months – Commissioner

The state government said it is concerned about the rate of fire outbreaks.

Polish firm to earn $10mn annually from proposed Kaduna foam company

The polish firm said Kaduna is an investment friendly state.

Police arrest 17 suspects over Gombe communal clash

Two persons were killed in communal clashes between two ethnic groups in Gombe.

Polish firm to build $2mn foam factory in Kaduna

The Polish investors say that Kaduna is an investment friendly atmosphere.

409 flood victims share N8.2m in Katsina

The floods that occurred in 2012 left thousand of Nigerians homeless.

Ogun Labour Party asks intending PDP cross-carpets to keep off

Labour Party declared that it is obviously the next choice for Ogun State come 2015.

Police fire teargas at protesting water vendors in Zaria

Police fired teargas on Saturday to disperse water vendors protesting against new charges they have to pay to the local government council in Zaria, Kaduna state. The protesters converged at the Kofar-Kuyanbana, Zaria-city where they planned to move to the council secretariat, but were stopped by the police from proceeding further. No casualty if injury […]

Gunmen kill Deputy Controller of Prisons in Sokoto

The gunmen still remain at large.

Federal Govt to establish 100 Almajiri schools nationwide, says VP Sambo

Vice President Namadi Sambo says the Federal Government will establish 100 “Almajiri” Special Schools across the nation as part of its efforts to prevent street begging. He stated this in Gusau, Zamfara , on Sunday at the end of the week long National Qur’an Recitation Competition. According to Mr. Sambo, the schools, when fully established, will promote both Islamic […]

Mystery cow delivers quadruplets in Jigawa

The cow had delivered twin calves less than a year ago.

Police intercept vehicle with arms, ammunition in Kano

The weapons include guns, grenade launchers, hand grenades, and batteries.

Kaduna to embark on land administration reform — Commissioner

The government of Kaduna State the land reform will help improve it s internally generated revenue.

Gunmen attack police truck, injure 9 officers in Kano

The victims are being treated at a hospital.