North West

Acting Director of Defence Information, Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. John Agim (L), briefing Journalists on recovered arms on display, used by bandits to operate in Zamfara state on Tuesday (20/11/18). 05885/ 20/11/2018/TA/NAN

Bandits on the run in North-west – DHQ

The defence spokesman says 1,444 cows, 473 sheep, 11 camels, 14 donkeys, 56 rams and 293 goats were recovered.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

#GandujeGate: Why we can’t substitute Ganduje as candidate despite bribe video – APC

The Kano governor was caught on tape receiving bribes.

Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Gandujegate: Nigerians condemn ‘Best Governor’ award to Ganduje amidst corruption allegation

Managing Director of New Telegraph, Funke Egbemode, refused to comment on the criteria for the award to Mr Ganduje

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

Jigawa govt. to distribute 47,544 goats to women

15, 848 women are to benefit from the government’s Goat Breeding Microfinance Scheme.

EFCC operatives

EFCC docks Kano governorship candidate for alleged fraud

The accused pleaded not guilty.

Ibrahim Shekarau

Money laundering: Court rejects EFCC’s request to transfer Shekarau’s case to Abuja

The Commission charged Mr Shekarau and two others on six counts bordering on conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N950 million

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

Kaduna begins registration of intending pilgrims Wednesday

Intending pilgrims are to pay a minimum N800,000 and maximum of N1.5 million each as deposits in a designated bank account.

Zamfara State map

Abducted Zamfara twins regain freedom

Their abductors demanded N15 million for their release.

EFCC operatives

Ex-council chairman co-accused of N11bn fraud says he was forced to write statement

The official is being tried alongside a former governor for alleged N11 billion fraud.

Fire kills five in Kebbi

The incident was caused by an electric heater which was unattended to in the house.

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai at Kajuru

2019: UN delegation meets Kaduna police chief

The delegation was led by Mohammad ibn Chambas.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

#Gandujegate: Kano Gov sues Daily Nigerian publisher, demands N3bn

The online newspaper published videos clips that show the governor collecting bribes in hard currency

Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

Kebbi Gov re-nominates judge accused of falsifying school certificate

The refusal to confirm her appointment followed a motion by the Majority Leader, Bello Yakubu.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Ganduje proposes over N219bn Kano 2019 budget

The governor said over N134.06 billion was proposed for capital expenditure.

Fire incident used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: The Nation]

Early morning fire destroys building, shop in Kano

He said the inferno affected six rooms in the residential building while the cause of the fire was being investigated.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto Deputy Governor, Ahmad Aliyu, resigns

The deputy governor sent a resignation letter to the state assembly.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

Council chairman offers N5 million to rescue kidnapped female twins in Zamfara

The twin, Hassana and Hussaina were kidnapped last month while distributing the invitation cards of their weddings.

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

2019 Hajj: Jigawa Pilgrims Welfare Board begins registration of prospective pilgrims

Prospective pilgrims are expected to deposit between N1 million and N1.5 million.

A Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Ahmad Gumi,

Muslim-Muslim governorship ticket not right for Kaduna – Sheik Gumi

He said instead of creating more tension in the state, the indigenous people should be assimilated and not pushed out.

Jigawa on map

NDE trains 1,150 Jigawa youth on vocational skills

The youth are trained in cosmetology, hairdressing, tailoring, GSM repairs, auto-mechanic and auto-electric repair.

Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

How Buhari helped me in choosing my running mate — El Rufai

Critics have accused the governor of insensitivity in picking a fellow Muslim for a religiously delicate state as Kaduna.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna govt lifts curfew in metropolis

The state government imposed the curfew following a crisis in which 77 people were reported killed in parts of the state.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje; Photo: DailyPost

Again, Court stops Kano Assembly from investigating Gov. Ganduje

Mr Ganduje is being investigated by the legislature for allegedly receiving kickbacks from contractors.

Inuwa Abdulkadir

APC National Vice Chairman ‘expelled’

The national headquarters of the APC says low level chapters have no power to expel a national official.

Muhammad Sani-Bello [Photo: Faces International Magazine]

Ex-Kaduna PDP gubernatorial aspirant dumps party

The Kaduna PDP aspirant also gives reasons for his defection.