North West

Zamfara State map

Armed bandits killed 2,385 persons in Zamfara in seven years – Gov. Yari

The governor says more lives have been lost to killings in Zamfara than than those lost in Plateau, Benue and Taraba States.


Train crushes 52 cattle to death in Kaduna — Police

”There is nothing like attack but purely it was train accident, so nobody should panic.”

Adamu Aliero

Ex-governor Adamu Aliero seeks third Senate seat

Mr Aliero represents Kebbi Central in the Senate.

Zamfara State map

Zamfara PDP gets governorship candidate

A retired general, Aliyu Gusau, presented the candidate.

Yemi Osinbajo

Birnin Kebbi agog as Osinbajo, governors attend Malami’s daughter’s wedding

The wedding was also attended by governors of Kaduna, Kastina, Jigawa, Zamfara, Sokoto as well as the host governor, Atiku Bagudu.

Sen Shehu Sani displaying his nomination form to His Supporters in Abuja

Shehu Sani picks senatorial nomination forms

He emphasized the need for direct primary election.

2019: Group says will spend N70m on Buhari, Masari campaign

The Katsina-based group says N40 million will go to Buhari campaign.

L-R Ibrahim Shekarau, Adams Oshiomhole [Photo: Punch Newspapers]

Kano 2019: Oshiomhole meets Shekarau, says ‘real progressives reunite, conservatives run away’

Mr Shekarau is expected to formally return to APC on Saturday.

Ahmadu-Bello-University-Teaching-Hospital-ABUTH. [PHOTO CREDIT: Nigerian Scholars]

ABUTH to conduct first open heart surgery in Northern Nigeria – CMD

He says the hospital is at the verge of establishing a linear treatment centre for advanced radiation treatment of cancer patients.

The senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani kicks against Kaduna APC’s adoption of indirect primaries

The senator says those opposed to the system had written the national headquarters of the party.

2019: Katsina APC endorses Buhari, Masari, indirect primaries

The meeting also agreed to raise money to donate to the president for his re-election campaign.


Flood affects over 5,000 households in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara — NEMA

Sixteen local governments in the three states were affected.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Kaduna APC adopts indirect primaries

Some aspirants had demanded direct primaries as recommended by the national leadership of the party.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

2019: Zamfara APC zones governorship

Some of the governorship aspirants met on Wednesday.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Zamfara APC adopts indirect primaries

The party has also zoned governorship position to the Central Senatorial district.

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Borno APC guber aspirant, Abba-Aji, rejects indirect primaries

The former presidential adviser says he prefers to test his popularity.

IDPs used to illustrate the story.

ISIS spies in Nigeria IDP camps — Police

Police claim they made arrests recently.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

2019: Zamfara APC adopts indirect primaries

The APC chairman in the state, Lawal M-Liman, disclosed this after a meeting of stakeholders of the party.

Kano on map

Flood kills nine, injures five in Kano

The floods affected communities in nine local government areas of Kano.

Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

2019: Kano APC adopts direct primaries

The party will use the system to select candidates for all the elections

The senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, other aspirants write Oshiomhole, want direct primaries in Kaduna

The group says indirect primaries stand as direct antithesis to the commitment of President Buhari to fight corruption.

LG transition committees: Katsina PDP drags Masari to Supreme Court

The opposition party is challenging the dissolution of elected local council officials.