North West


Two boys docked for jointly raping minor

Two boys, aged between 15 and 1,6 were on Monday arraigned before a Mararaba Upper Area Court for allegedly raping  a girl, 15. The police prosecutor, Nasir Shuaibu, told the court that when the incident happened, it was brought before the `A’ Division, Police Station in Mararaba, on Dec.11. He said that the two accused […]

Buhari, Sambo others condole Mrs. Yakowa

Muhammadu Buhari described late Mr. Sambo as a promoter of peace.

Dangote pledges support for health, education in Kano

Mr. Dangote vaccinated his daughter in Kano.

Nigeria map showing Kebbi State

Measles kills seven children in Kebbi as 37 fresh cases are discovered

The seven children died of measles in Kebbi a fortnight ago.

NAFDAC arrests 30 alien drug hawkers

The alien drug dealers were arrested in Jigawa

Soldier shoots, kills unarmed tanker driver as union protests

The Army has said it will assist in the burial of the victim.

Census tribunal validates 2006 population figures for 3 LGAs in Kano

The tribunal said the petitioners could not prove their case.


Judge imprisons lawyer after client jumps bail

It is unfathomable that a lawyer or judge be punished for discharging his duties, lawyer says

Fugitive PDP candidate wins Soba LG chairmanship election in Kaduna

A bench warrant was issues for his arrest on Thursday.

Gunmen attack PREMIUM TIMES’ editor-in-chief, Dapo Olorunyomi, snatch car

The robbery incident occurred on Tuesday evening.

LG Poll: Kaduna court issues bench warrant for arrest of PDP candidate

The Local Government election is scheduled for Saturday.


Army Colonel accused of rape shuns court summons

Army authorities claimed the officer had been redeployed

Judge admits documents in N15bn trial of Bafarawa

The former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, is being tried for corruption.

Kebbi suffers acute shortage of teachers, to employ 10 thousand

Kebbi has too few teachers

Kaduna residents lament search, harassment by soldiers after Jaji bombings

Kaduna residents are forced to go through rigorous security drills following Jaji military church attack.

Ahmadu Bello University produces 800, 000 graduates in 50 years, says V-C

The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has produced over 800, 000 graduates in the last 50 years of its existence. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, said this on Friday in a speech at the university’s Golden Jubilee Convocation held in Zaria, Kaduna State. He said the graduates cut across various disciplines. Mr. Mustapha said […]

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Kaduna decries low turn-out of students in public schools

The parents say they cannot afford to send their children to school


Kaduna Sharia Court grants divorce to woman as husband cannot feed family

A man should be able to provide food for his wife.

Register with TRCN or lose promotion, Kaduna advises teachers

The teachers in Kaduna will have to register with the Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board to be promoted


Man, 35, arraigned for allegedly raping neighbour’s teenage daughter

For allegedly raping his neighbour’s 17-year-old daughter, a 35-year-old man was on Friday charged before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The accused, Adedayo Abatan, a vulcanizer, who lives at No. 48, Aka Road, Ojo, is standing trial on a charge of rape. Police prosecutor Godwin Eze told the court that the accused committed the offence […]

DFID disburses N2m to nomadic schools in Jigawa

The funds should enable the schools buy instructional material and furniture.

Kano records 400 new leprosy cases annually – official

In 1988, a treatment for leprosy was introduced.