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Kano seals hospital for poor hygiene

The government officials who shut down the private hospital said it was too dirty. (more…)

Nigeria gets N172bn Chinese bank loan for three projects

Projects are in line with government’s policy to obtain facility at favourable terms. (more…)

Security Crisis: Dialogue Discreetly but Tackle Sturdily By Chinedu Nwagu

As a matter of security concern, President Goodluck Jonathan must learn to dialogue secretly. There has been much talk about the security situation in the country. With every speech about how the situation is under control, every motion without movement in the nation’s security architecture and every condemnation of the…

Boko Haram claims responsibility for telecoms attacks, vows to destroy more schools

In claiming responsibility for mast bombings , Boko Haram says it sets its sight on VOA and primary schools. (more…)

Attack on telecoms facilities extend to Yobe

The attacks on telecom installations in the north continued on Thursday, extending to Yobe state. (more…)

Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide

Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide, as long queues resurface

Motorists and commuters alike are presently groaning under the harsh condition occasioned by the artificial scarcity of fuel spreading across the states. Investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents showed long queues in most fuel stations while some other shut their outlets against motorists. The petrol scarcity, especially in most state…

Police arrest ‘700-year-old ‘Spirit’ in Kano

[caption id="attachment_98264" align="aligncenter" width="360"] Ibrahim Idris, Kano state police commisioner[/caption]A man poses as a 700 year old spirit to dupe people in Kano. (more…)

Kano to spend 12 million dollars on 500 students

Kano state takes strides to develop education in the state. (more…)

15 dead, N120m property destroyed in Kano flood

  Death toll in Kano flood rises to at least 15. (more…)

Railway caoches at Bauchi station

Nigeria Railway Corporation to commence full services on Lagos-Kano line

[caption id="attachment_97839" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Railway caoches at Bauchi station PHOTO: NAN[/caption] The Nigerian Railway Corporation says it has rehabilitated 117 engines and coaches. (more…)

Kano emirate suspends Sallah durbar

The annual festival was suspended because of the ill health of the Emir of Kano. (more…)

DANA CRASH INQUEST: Airspace agency shortchanged court- expert says

By Ben Ezeamalu An aviation consultant and member of the Ministerial Committee for Safety Recommendation of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has faulted the agency's emergency response in the minutes leading to the Dana air crash. John Ojikutu, a retired Group Captain, told the coroner, on Tuesday, that NAMA's…

Police recover 996 IEDs in Kano in 7 months

Kano Police says that it has averted immense explosions in the Northern state over the past months The Anti-Bomb disposal unit of the Kano State Police Command says it recovered and defused 996 different calibres of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from January to date. The state Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim…

Kano court sentences man to death for blasphemy

A Kano upper Sharia Court has sentenced Abdulaziz Dauda, popularly known as Abdul Inyass, to death by hanging after finding him guilty of blasphemy. The court upheld the death sentence passed on Mr. Dauda by a lower Sharia court. Mr. Dauda was arrested on August 18, 2015 in Abuja and…