North West

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.


Flood: Body of Soldier who died rescuing woman recovered

The body of late Nwankwo, of 223 Light Tank Battalion, Nigerian Army Zuru, was recovered at Unashi village.

FILE PHOTO of a flood used to illustrate the story

Soldier, nine others killed in Kebbi flood – Official

He listed the communities affected as Kanya village in Danko Wasagu Local Government and Mahuta in Fakai Local Government.

Jigawa on map

INEC denies Jigawa deputy governor’s claim of N50mn donation

INEC denies receiving financial support from the state government.

Bad Road

Governor furious as N500mn repaired road develops potholes

The governor threatens to sanction contractors.

APC Candidate, Ahmad Babba-Kaita

Katsina By-election: Relationship with my brother intact – Senator-elect

Ahmad Kaita defeated his elder brother to win the election.

Ibrahim Shekarau

Kano 2019: Shekarau dumps PDP – Spokesperson

The decision is linked to the dissolution of party executives in the state, an aide explains.

President Muhammadu Buhari (R) welcoming the visiting British Prime Minister, Theresa May at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday (29/8/18) 04689/29/8/2018/Callistus Ewelike/NAN Pic 9. President Muhammadu Buhari (R) with the British Prime Minister Theresa May during the visit of the British Prime Minister to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday (29/8/18) 04690/29/8/2018/Callistus Ewelike/NAN

How we plan to create 100,000 jobs in Nigeria — UK govt

The programme will focus on three northern Nigerian states of Kaduna, Kano and Jigawa.

Kwaru - Unguwar Yero residents defy curfew

Residents defy curfew on Kaduna communities

The state government says there is still total restriction on movement.

Ex-NEMA DG, Sani Sidi

Former NEMA boss, Sidi, picks form for Kaduna governorship race

Mr Sidi in August declared his intent to thousands of supporters in Kaduna.

Northern Muslims still under colonisation – Emir Sanusi

Mr Sanusi laments the classification of Qur’anic scholars as illiterates.

transistor radio

Radio Kano boss advocates independence of NBC

“Presently, the hands of NBC are tied as it is controlled by government officials,” he says

Crowd as Rabiu Kwankwaso declaring to run for President

2019: PDP dissolves Kano exco, constitutes caretaker committee

The dissolution was reached at an NWC meeting held on Thursday.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto confirms nine deaths to suspected gastroenteritis

One death occurred at an IDP camp.

Student Arrested by the NSCDC

School dropout arrested for selling fake employment letters

The suspect allegedly sold fake employment letters of the NSCDC and Nigeria Immigration Service.

2019: Lamido urges PDP to reward loyal members

The former governor says he will defeat president Buhari if given the party’s ticket.

Jigawa on map

2019: Deputy speaker defies APC, bids for senatorial seat

The party’s state leadership had endorsed the deputy governor as consensus candidate for the seat.

Kano on map

Flood hits eight Kano local govts

The affected local government areas are Rimin Gado, Tofa, Dawakin Tofa, Gwarzo, Danbatta, Kabo, Gezawa and Gabasawa.

Crowd as Rabiu Kwankwaso declaring to run for President

2019: While Kwankwaso declared in Abuja, hundreds gathered in Kano to denounce him

The defectors explain why they are leaving.

Former Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State

I won’t leave PDP even if I lose primaries – Sule Lamido

“All of us vying for presidency in PDP are equal and are capable of ruling Nigeria as president.”

Federal University Birnin-Kebbi

Federal University in Kebbi gets NUC accreditation for 20 programmes

The accredited programmes cut across the Faculty of Arts, Social and Management Sciences and the Faculty of Science.