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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
No fewer than 100 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise referred to as Shiite were freed on Tuesday by a Kaduna State High Court. They were freed on Tuesday by Justice Shiri Nyom, following “lack of enough evidence” against them. The freed persons were arrested and detained since 2015 following a clash […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The bandits were killed in an operation in some village markets.
The building collapse in Zaria occurred on Friday.