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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 Air plane crash site

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…

Gunmen raid Airforce school, kill three officers

Gunmen today attacked an Airforce Secondary School near Kano, killing four people, hospital sources say. All the dead were air force personnel, with two more injured. Air Commodore Sani Ahmed told the Associated Press that three officers had been shot dead and a fourth wounded. People resident near the area…

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…