The Bauchi State House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill banning all forms of gambling in the state. The bill also banned ownership and operations of gaming machines including BetNaija and NaijaBet. According to the member representing Lere/Bula constituency, Aminu Tukur, who spoke to journalists after Thursday’s plenary, the bill, co-sponsored by 10 members, […]
Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Sani Galadima, on Monday disclosed that they pay ransom to bandits on a daily basis, even as he said six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area were killed on Sunday by the hoodlums. He made the disclosure while receiving the Interior Minister, […]
Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje, has presented the staff of office to the four new emirs following the recent breakup of the Kano emirate. This is coming on the back of a court order which restrained the governor from implementing the breakup of the emirate. A statement by the chief press secretary of the […]
Indigenes of Wudil in Kano State have requested to be returned to the old Kano Emirate saying that was where they belonged. They appealed to the State House of Assembly to revisit their recent creation of Gaya Emirate Council under which they have been grouped. Spokesman for the indigenes, Yawale Muhammad-Idris, expressed his people’s dissatisfaction […]
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has presented appointment letters to the four newly appointed Emirs in the state in defiance of a court order restraining him from doing so. Those presented with letters on Saturday were Aminu Ado Bayero as Emir of Bichi, Dr Ibrahim Abubakar II, Emir of Karaye; Tafida Abubakar, Emir of Rano, […]
Between February 1 and May 7, operatives of the zone seized 1,819 bags of rice, 250 jumbo bags, 700 cartons of spaghetti, 12 jumbo bags of used footwear and 612 used tyres with a total Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N42.12 million.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has announced Aminu Ado Bayero, son of the late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, and three others as emirs. They are to preside over the new emirates recently carved out of the old Kano emirate. The announcement was made on radio stations in Kano on Friday. Ganduje’s announcement came […]
The Bauchi State Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on four communities in the outskirts of Bauchi metropolis following violent clashes in those areas. The communities affected are Gudum Fulani, Gudum Hausawa, Gudum Sayawa and Bigi. A statement signed by Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Muhammad Nadada-Umar, said that the curfew, from 6pm to […]
Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has signed into law, a bill that sought to create four emirates out of the Kano emirate. With the signing of the Kano State Emirs’ Appointment and Deposition Amendment Bill 2019 into law, the state now has five emirates – Gaya, Rano, Karaye, Bichi and Kano. This in effect reduces […]
The governor, who was overjoyed at the commencement of the new delivery system, noted that the transportation of goods from the dry port and containers from the seaport in Lagos to Kaduna by rail was a confirmation that the inland dry port was functioning.