Bauchi Lawmakers Ban Gambling

Bauchi Lawmakers Ban Gambling

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, […]

We Pay Millions in Ransom to Bandits Daily-Zamfara LG Official

We Pay Millions in Ransom to Bandits Daily-Zamfara LG Official

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, […]

Ganduje Presents Staff of Office to New Emirs

Ganduje Presents Staff of Office to New Emirs

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 […]

New Gaya Emirate: Wudil Indigenes Reject New Grouping

New Gaya Emirate: Wudil Indigenes Reject New Grouping

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 […]

New Emirates: Ganduje Presents Appointment Letters to New Emirs

New Emirates: Ganduje Presents Appointment Letters to New Emirs

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, […]

Clashes: BASG Imposes Dusk-to-Dawn Curfew on Four Communities

Clashes: BASG Imposes Dusk-to-Dawn Curfew on Four Communities

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 […]