North West

123 women die during birth in Kaduna in six months — Report

The government identified four major causes responsible for the deaths: haemorrhage, anaemia, sepsis and eclampsia.

Nigeria map showing Kebbi State

Kebbi Govt. releases N1.3bn gratuity to state, LG retirees – Official

He appealed to all retirees for their support and understanding.


Police arrest Shiite members

The Shiite members were arrested for attacking the police during a procession in Zaria.

Pilgrims used to illustrate the story

Hajj 2018: First batch of Zamfara pilgrims returns home

Hajj official says the second batch is expected to return to Nigeria on Thursday.

Kaduna State Polytechnic

ICPC recovers N7.5 million from 11 Kadpoly lecturers

The lecturers received the money from TETFund for trainings but failed to utilised it for the purpose.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Gov. Ganduje swears in new deputy governor

The position of deputy governor became vacant following the resignation of Hafiz Abubakar on August 5.

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

Jigawa Govt set to recruit 750 new teachers

643 out of the 1,393 teachers needed have been recruited.

Kaduna State map used to illustrate the story.

Kidnapped Kaduna lecturers freed

Both the police and the college confirm the release.

2019: 160 APC aspirants jostle for 31 Bauchi Assembly seats

10 members of the legislature are seeking fresh mandate.


Fulani chief urges Nigerian govt to disarm herdsmen in Jigawa

The chief says the armed herdsmen are strangers.

Kaduna State map used to illustrate the story.

Three lecturers kidnapped in Kaduna

One of the victims was the head of the institution’s dental school.

Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano governor, Ganduje, nominates deputy governor

Mr Gawuna’s nomination is for replacement of Hafiz Abubakar who resigned from the position last month

Danjuma Laah

Kaduna South professors endorse Laah, caution PDP against taking voters for granted

The professors’ endorsement was contained in a statement signed by John Gambo, Chairman, Forum of Southern Kaduna Professor.

Senator Kabiru Marafa Photo: Daily Trust

Senator dares Gov. Yari to back resignation claims with action

Mr Marafa is one of the contenders for the governorship seat of Zamfara State.

New SSS DG Yusuf Bichi

Yusuf Bichi resumes duties as new SSS chief

President Muhammad Buhari recalled Mr Bichi from retirement on Thursday to lead the secret police.

Residents crossing over at Gululu community at Jahun LGA Jigawa state

Two children, 19 others die in Jigawa flood

An official says the disaster ravaged 210 communities in 14 local government areas.

Nigerian Police officers on duty

Police probe murder of student in Sokoto

The family said officials of the National Human Rights Commission in Sokoto have not shown enough commitment to pursue the case.

Zamfara State map

Eleven killed, 21 injured in fresh Zamfara attack

Bandits attacked a gathering watching films at a viewing centre in Zamfara.

Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

Kaduna 2019: Traders insist they bought form for El-Rufai, reject faction’s claims

A group had dissociated the traders from the gesture.

Katsina State

Rainstorm destroys 4,000 houses in Katsina

Two persons have also died in building collapse during the season.

Army to conduct shooting exercise, advises residents to keep-off

“The exercise will involve firing of live ammunition using small arms and artillery guns.”

Pic.22. Muslim pilgrims from Kwara boarding during the inaugural air-lift of 2017 pilgrims at the International Airport in Ilorin on Thursday (3/8/17). 04011/3/8/2017/Anthony Alabi/BJO/NAN

2,810 Katsina pilgrims begin return journey Thursday

The pilgrims will be evacuated aboard Max Airline in four batches between September 13 and 16.

Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

Kaduna to resume school feeding programme September

The programme as conceived by the federal government covers pupils from primary one to three.

A Maternity Ward used to illustrate the story [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

70% Kaduna children don’t have birth certificates – Official

As a result of not being registered at birth, government cannot reach most children with critical health intervention programmes

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje receiving the nomination form from the groups

Kano 2019: Group buys nomination form for Ganduje

The groups say Mr Ganduje is the right man for the state’s top job in 2019.