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Kebbi Police arrest three men for raping pregnant woman

The men claimed the victim’s husband offended them.

Sokoto council spends N100m on rural primary health centres – Chairman

The Council Chairman said this in Sokoto on Saturday.

Kebbi transfers teachers to their zones of origin

Teachers in Kebbi State are being transferred to the their zones of origin The Kebbi State Ministry of Education on Friday said it had begun general transfer of teachers to their zones of origin to end agitations over postings. The Director of Schools Management, Mohammed Dangusau, said this to the News Agency of Nigeria in […]

Southern Kaduna youth accuse Governor Yero of masterminding Deputy Speaker’s travails

The Governor described the allegations as false

Kaduna to empower 4000 citizens through SURE-P

Mr. Yero said the Subsidy Re-investment Programme will tackle Kaduna’s unemployment.

Jigawa establishes seven Sharia Courts -Registrar

The Jigawa State Government said on Thursday it had established seven additional Sharia courts to improve the administration of justice in the state. The Chief Registrar of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Bala Musa, told newsmen in Dutse that the courts were established in 2012. Mr. Musa said the action was designed to increase the […]

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Police deny mass arrest of vendors in Maiduguri

The Borno State Police Command on Thursday denied carrying out mass arrest of newspaper vendors in Maiduguri. The state’s Chapter of the Newspapers Vendors’ Association had last week accused the police of conducting mass arrest of its members in the state’s capital. However, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Yuguda Abdullahi, said the allegation was not true. […]

Fire guts FUT Minna community radio station

The VC of the school has appealed to the state governor to construct a new studio for the radio.

Judge’s absence stalls trial of Governor Sule Lamido’s son for money laundering

Aminu Lamido is being tried by the EFCC The arraignment of Aminu Lamido, son of Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, before a Federal High Court, Kano, could not go on as scheduled on Wednesday due to the absence of trial judge, Shehu Yahaya. The accused person was brought to court by operatives of the Economic […]

11 die in Yobe road accident- FRSC

A commercial bus carrying 14 passenger rammed into an articulated lorry.

Kano Hisbah seeks partnership with parents to fight girl-child abuse

The Kano State Hisbah on Tuesday called for partnership with parents in a bid to end the persistent abuse of the girl-child in the state. The Deputy Commander of the Hisbah in charge of Special Service, Yusuf Nabahani, made the call in an interview in Kano. He said the abuse of the young girls in […]

Kebbi police prevent angry ‘okada’ riders from burning FRSC Office

The prompt intervention of officers and men of the Kebbi State Police Command on Monday saved the lives of officials at the office of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, in Birnin Kebbi. The office was attacked by scores of irate commercial motorcycle ‘okada’ riders who were protesting alleged maltreatment of their members. The `okada’ […]

Kaduna Deputy Speaker, six others docked for N30 million fraud

The EFCC says the accused forged documents and awarded fraudulent contracts

Kaduna Governor, Yero, replaces SSG, spokesperson and Chief of Staff

Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna has appointed Ishaq Dan’Mahawayi as the new Secretary to the State Government, SSG. Dan’Mahawayi was appointed to replace Samaila Yakawada, who was appointed as the SSG by late Governor Patrick Yakowa. The state’s Commissioner of Information, Saidu Adamu, announced in a statement on Thursday that the governor also approved the […]

Sokoto police vow to arrest killer of corporal

A mobile police corporal was killed in Mabera area of Sokoto.

63 die in Nassarawa road accidents in 2012

At least 63 people lost their lives in 193 road traffic accidents in Nassarawa State between January 2012 to date, the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has said. The Nassarawa State Sector Commander of the Corps, Francis Udoma, said on Wednesday in Lafia that 49 other persons sustained various degrees of injury. He attributed the […]

27 die in Katsina accidents in three months- FRSC

No fewer than 27 persons were killed in various road accidents in Katsina State in the last quarter of 2012, the Sector Commander of the FRSC in the state, Habu Dauda, has said. Mr. Dauda said in Katsina on Tuesday that 114 others sustained injuries in the road mishaps recorded across the state from October […]

Dakingari swears-in new Kebbi Chief Judge

Kebbi governor swore in Bala Mairiga as new Chief Judge of the State.

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Sarkin Tukur-Tukur dies at 82 in Zaria

The Zaria traditional ruler was buried on Sunday morning. 

FG spends N100m on rehabilitation of Jibia Dam — legislator

The legislator said the dam will create jobs for people in the state.

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100 Kebbi polio victims to undergo corrective surgery

The Kebbi State Government said on Friday that 100 persons with polio in the state would undergo corrective surgery. The surgery would take place at the National Hospital, Abuja, next month and would be jointly sponsored by the state government and Rotary International. Senior Special Assistant to the State Government on Health, Abdulnasir Argungu, said […]

Four die in Jigawa canoe mishap

Four people were killed in a canoe mishap in Kirikasamma Local Government Area of Jigawa. A witness said the accident occurred on Tuesday when a wooden canoe conveying nine passengers capsized at the Hadejia River. The witness, Hadi Musa, said in Kirikasamma on Thursday that the accident occurred when the canoe had a head-on with […]

How SSS treated us, our family, Al-Mizan journalist, wife narrate

Two Al-Mizan journalists were detained for eight days without trial.

Two die in Katsina New Year Day crash – FRSC

The Katsina accident happened on New Year day.

Jigawa vaccinates 3m livestock in 5 years – Commissioner

The Jigawa State Commissioner for Agriculture made the statement.