North West

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Kano Governorship: How APC, PDP argued before Supreme Court

With the submissions of the lawyers of the respective parties, Nigerians eagerly await the decision of the apex court on Monday.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Suspected bandits ‘abduct five in Zamfara’

Residents said 20 armed bandits invaded the community on motorcycles and abducted the five after disposessing others of their valuables.

Kaduna State map [PHOTO CREDIT: Intelligent CIO]

Gunmen kill two in Kaduna community

Two people were injured in the attack.

Emir of Potiskum addressing his subject after return from attack. PHOTO JOE HEMBA

How I survived fatal attack by bandits – Emir

The Royal father disclosed that one of his aides was still missing and his whereabouts was still unknown.

Nigerian Police officers on duty [Photo credit:]

14 killed in another attack in Zamfara – Police

A resident disputes the police claims, says over 20 persons were killed.

Primate Nicholas and El-Rufai

Anglican Primate Okoh visits El-Rufai, says Anglican Church is partner for peace

Mr Okoh reiterates the belief of the Church of Nigeria in the biblical teaching to “give back to Caesar what is Caeser’s, and to God what is God’s”.

Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu

Kebbi Assembly confirms 16 commissioner nominees

Governor Bagudu had on January 9 submitted a list of 16 commissioner nominees to the house for confirmation.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Police arrest two suspects for alleged kidnap of lawmaker’s wife

Mrs Haruna, a wife to Dangyatin Haruna, a member representing Miga Constituency at the state house of assembly was abducted on Saturday.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Presidency]

SSS files two-count charge against alleged mastermind of Buhari’s false wedding

The charge is said to attract a maximum of three years’ imprisonment without fine.

INEC trains 3,456 ad-hoc staff for rerun elections in Kano(Photo: Nasir Ibrahim)

INEC trains 3,456 ad-hoc staff for Kano rerun elections

The rerun elections would be conducted in sixty registration areas across nine local government areas of the state.

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District head abducted in Kano

Residents said the abductors have contacted an in-law of the district head demanding N50 million ransom.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court fixes date to decide Ganduje’s fate

The candidate of the PDP, Abbah Yusuf, is at the Supreme Court, challenging the victory of Mr Ganduje.

Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria records 15% of cancer cases in West Africa – Osinbajo

The vice president said about 72,000 of over 100,000 cancer patients reported annually, lost their lives.

Gov. El Rufai [Photo credit: Information Nigeria]

14, 000 apply for 7,600 teaching jobs in Kaduna

Kaduna State Teachers Service Board has commenced the screening of the 14,000 applicants.

FILE PHOTO of Kaduna State Schools Quality Assurance Authority /KADIRS joint task force closing private schools that are operating illegally in the state [PHOTO CREDIT: @Kaduna_MoE]

Half of Kaduna’s private schools unregistered – Official

Some of the schools have been operating in the state for over 20 years, without registration.

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in Kano commissions the enormous Aminu Dantata Bridge at Sabon Gari Market. [PHOTO CREDIT: @BashirAhmaad]

Osinbajo arrives Kano, commissions Dantata flyover

Mr Osinbajo arrived aboard Nigerian Airforce exactly 11.21 am.

Heavily Armed Policemen

Nigerian security forces ‘kill 100 bandits in Zamfara’

There has been a gradual return of the bandits in some parts of the state.

Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State [PHOTO: Freedom Radio Nigeria]

Kano govt sets up committee to check ‘media excesses’

Kano State has the highest media concentration in Northern Nigeria, mainly owned by private individuals.

Heavily Armed Policemen

Lawmaker’s wife abducted in Jigawa – Police

The victim was abducted at her country home at Dangyatin commumity in Miga Local Government Area.

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter.

Many killed as armed bandits ambush Nigerian Air Force troops

“The gallant troops were able to fight their way through the ambush.”

Southern Kaduna PDP leaders defect to APC

The defectors included former Commissioners, former federal and state legislators and former local government chairmen.

Sharia police, AKA Hisbah [Photo credit:]

Jigawa annulled 330 ‘underage’, forced marriages in 2019- Official

The board also said ”it picked up 436 street children known as almajiri and reunited them with their parents.”

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari

Gov. Masari signs N244.8 bn 2020 budget into law

N169.3 billion is for capital expenditure while N75.5 billion is for recurrent expenditure.

Kano on map

Kano govt shuts ‘illegal’ orphanage, ‘rescues’ 19 children

According to her, the orphanage was reportedly registered as a non-governmental organization and not as an orphanage.

FRSC officials at the scene of the accident on the expressway

12 die in Kano road accident

About 26 other people were injured in the accident.