North West

Buhari Youth Organization accuses Borno APC chair of sabotaging campaign

The organization had earlier staged a rally in Maiduguri calling on INEC to ignore the call for election postponement. 

200 APC members decamp to PDP in Kaduna

The APC decampees were received at the PDP governorship campaign rally in Igabi.

Women with their babies

VVF centre treats 215 patients in Kebbi

​The patients were victims of prolonged obstructive labour and genital mutilation.

Nigeria will remain one no matter what – Buhari

Mr. Buhari promises job creation and an end to the Boko Haram insurgency.

El-Rufai accuses Kaduna commissioner of stockpiling weapons to blackmail APC

“Intelligence reaching us indicate that a certain commissioner in the PDP government has also been distributing APC vests to their thugs for the mayhem they plan for tomorrow.”

Zaria stood still for El-Rufai

Mr. El-Rufai warned against political violence.

Permanent Voter Cards

INEC to deploy 35,000 ad hoc staff in Kaduna – Official

Ad hoc staff will include National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members, students of tertiary institutions and facilitators from universities.

Yero signs N200bn Kaduna budget

The governor challenged critics to prove his government is misappropriating state funds.

Despite audio evidence, Yero denies threatening to attack APC, El-Rufai

The governor says his words were misconstrued.

Nigeria Decides: Kwankwaso urges Nigeria youth to shun violence

There have been cases of electoral violence across the states in the past weeks

Kaduna will be lucky to have El-Rufai as governor — Oshiomhole

Mr. El-Rufai and his running mate asked their supporters to avoid violence.

APC does not have monopoly of violence — Yero

The governor says PDP can also fight

Yar’adua’s failure to pick capable deputy responsible for Nigeria’s backwardness —El-Rufai

The former minister also said the former governor of Kaduna State, Patrick Yakowa’s failure to pick a good running mate, is haunting the state.

Kano State ​g​ovt approves N17m for purchase of JAMB forms

Over N186 million has been approved for the upkeep of public and voluntary schools in the state.

Religious leaders caution politicians o​ver divisive statements

The clerics ask politicians to shrug thuggery.

El-Rufai appoints campaign spokesperson

Aruwan was the Kaduna bureau chief of Blueprint Newspaper.

Kaduna inherited debt of previous governments – Yero

As at December 31, 2013, the debt stood at N37.5billion.

Buhari campaigning

We’ll give Buhari maximum votes — Kano government

The state deputy governor says Nigeria needs an experienced hand to lead it.

Kaduna governor condemns attacks in Sanga, murder of district head

“It is obvious that some enemies of our dear state are bent on sowing seeds of discord in order to score cheap political points.”

Fire destroys 300 shops at Sabongari market, Zaria

“The fire started either by midnight or early morning of Saturday and it is suspected to be caused by electricity problem.”

Kano ​returns 52 beggars to home states

“The street beggars were arrested by the Lagos State Government”

VP Namadi Sambo canvasses creation of new state out of Kaduna

The vice-president urges Nigerians to be peaceful during and after the elections, saying “no ambition of any politician is worth the blood of any Nigerian.

Southern Kaduna to get new University – Yero

The region has been clamoring for a university.

Kwankwaso presents N210bn budget proposal

The governor says emphasis will be on infrastructure.

El-Rufai picks Kaduna APC chairman as running mate

Mr. Bantex is the current Chairman of the APC in Kaduna State.