North West

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Driver receives N2 million reward for killing two bandits in Zamfara

The gesture is in fulfillment of the governor’s pledge to give N1 million on each AK 47 rifle siezed from bandits.

Governor Badaru of Jigawa State

Chaos as group on solidarity visit to governor fights over money

The group held a rally in support of reelection of Mr Badaru.

Zamfara State map

Strike: Bank customers in panic withdrawals in Zamfara

NLC and TUC are protesting the failure of governments at state and federal levels to implement a new minimum wage for workers.

Strike: Fuel queues emerge in Kano

Independent Marketers attribute the development to recent rumour that the federal government was planning to reduce the pump price.

216,605 voters to participate in Katsina by-election

The election into the House of Representatives holds on November 17

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Gov. Tambuwal swears-in 26 new commissioners

The governor had on July 4 dissolved the State Executive Council.

Gov. El Rufai [Photo credit: Information Nigeria]

El-Rufai chooses female running mate

Current deputy governor is going to the senate.

Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje.

#GandujeGate: Governor fails to appear before House committee

The committee will invite graphic experts to watch the video clips on Tuesday, along with lawyers of Messrs Ganduje and Jaafar, at an undisclosed location.

Kano on map

401 candidates jostle for 24 Kano Reps seats

Thirty-eight political parties have submitted the names of 74 candidates for three senatorial seats.

Guns used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: NPR]

Zamfara offers one million Naira for information on illegal guns

The state government to set up 8,500 member militia to fight banditry

Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

Kaduna Crisis: Police charge 97 suspects to court

The suspects were allegedly involved in the recent crisis in Kasuwan Magani area of the state.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Zamfara to recruit 8,500 youth as JTF members

The JTF members would be drawn from all the 17 emirates of the state and be paid N15,000 each.

Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Barnabas Bantex. [Photo credit: Concise News]

Kaduna deputy governor urges Christian clerics to stop spreading rumours

Mr Bantex spoke on behalf of Christian officials of the state government

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

#GandujeGate: CSO asks EFCC, ICPC to probe bribe videos of Gov Ganduje

“The videos we have seen further lend credence to the accusation and have made the affair too serious to ignore.”

Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Bribe Video: Kano Assembly summons Gov. Ganduje

The governor is asked to give his “perspective”.

Hafiz Abubakar

Former Kano deputy governor leaves PDP two months after joining party

Mr Abubakar joined the PDP in August in solidarity with Mr Kwankwaso, two days after his (Abubakar) resignation as deputy governor.

Cane used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Wives Connection]

One dies in Fulani ‘flogging festival’ in Jigawa

Youth receive heavy beating from opponents during the annual festival to depict bravery.

Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumin Kabir

High rate of drug abuse among youth frightening – Emir

“The way at which small children are involved in drug abuse is alarming,” he says.

Katsina State on map

INEC announces date for Katsina Reps bye-election

The former occupant is now a senator.

Yakubu Rabu

2019: Sule Lamido’s lawyer dumps PDP for APC

Yakubu Ruba was also the attorney-general and commissioner of justice under the former governor.

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai at Kajuru

Govt relaxes night-time curfew in Kaduna

Curfew hours in Kachia Local Government Area will remain from 5 p.m. to 6 a.m., until further notice.

Jigawa State Governor, Badaru Abubakar [Photo Credit: Online Nigeria]

Jigawa governor pledges full implementation of new minimum wage

The governor says he will pay “whatever the outcome” is after governors’ meeting.

APC Governors

APC senator wants governor expelled from party

The lawmaker enumerated 10 reasons why he believes Mr Yari should be expelled from the party.

Zamfara State map

Zamfara police free abducted provost’s wife

The woman was kidnapped October 27.

Katsina Gov. presents N200.7 billion budget to state assembly

The budget is lower than that of 2018 by N12.8 billion.