30,000 to benefit from FG’s small-scale loan in Zamfara

30,000 to benefit from FG’s small-scale loan in Zamfara

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Tuesday that 30,000 persons would benefit from the Federal Government small-scale loan in Zamfara state. He disclosed this while inaugurating some projects at Talata Mafara, Zamfara. Attributing the security challenges confronting the country to the severe unemployment situation in the country, Osinbajo said the Federal Government was committed to tackling unemployment […]

Katsina North: Bye-election commences peacefully amidst tight security

Katsina North:  Bye-election commences peacefully amidst tight security

The Katsina North senatorial district bye-election began peacefully and smoothly in the 12 affected local government areas of Katsina State on Saturday, amidst tight security. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) commenced the conduct of the election on time and turn out of voters was impressive. The verification of names and accreditation of voters began […]

Gunmen abduct Islamic preacher

Gunmen abduct Islamic preacher

An Islamic preacher, Malam Ahmad Garko, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Kaduna. Popularly known as Al-Garkawy, he was kidnapped in his farm on Thursday. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Kaduna State Command, DSP Murkhtar Aliyu, confirmed the incident on Friday in a statement he issued in Kaduna. Aliyu disclosed that the cleric […]

How Ganduje rendered me useless as deputy gov –Abubakar

How Ganduje rendered me useless as deputy gov  –Abubakar

The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, has explained how Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, degraded him, rendering him totally useless in office. Abubakar spoke through his Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties, Idris Salisu Rogo. Abubakar who has fallen out with his boss said the governor had not been honouring any approval made […]

Four killed as gunmen invade Zamfara village

Four killed as gunmen invade Zamfara village

No fewer than four people were killed during prayer session at a mosque at Kawddi Village, Zurmi local government area of Zamfara State on Tuesday. The killing was carried out by some gunmen. Eight other people sustained injuries in the attack. READ ALSO: Alleged forgery: Obasanjo’s brother-in-law remanded in prison The spokesman of Zamfara State Police Command, […]

Fire razes shops in Kano market

Fire razes shops in Kano market

No fewer than six shops were burnt at Kofar Wambai Jewelry Market (Kasuwar ‘Yan Yeri) in Kano on Friday night. The Director of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Sagir  Madaki, made this known on Saturday. “We received a distress call from Kofar Wambai Police Division at about 8:57p.m that there was fire outbreak at the […]

Rainstorm again, kills one, destroys over 100 houses in Daura

Rainstorm again, kills one, destroys over 100 houses in Daura

One person has been confirmed dead and over 100 houses affected by another rainstorm on Sunday night in Daura, Katsina State. The incident, which left four people hospitalised, occurred after a similar incident displaced over 600 people in the area. The latest disaster followed eight hours rain that started at about 3:30 pm on Sunday. Director of […]

Road accident claims 10 lives

Road accident claims 10 lives

Ten people died in a road accident around Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, along Kaduna-Kano Road, on Saturday, the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, has announced. The accident occurred at about 5.30 a.m. According to the Head of Public Enlightenment, Zaria Unit Command of FRSC, Mr. Idris Yahaya, three vehicles were involved in the accident. They are a […]

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