North West


Kaduna Killings: Nigeria is at war – Senator

Armed persons killed eleven soldiers in the state.


El-Rufai orders probe of Kaduna Church attack

The governor says the authorities will ensure justice prevails.

1.3 million rural dwellers now have access to clean water in Katsina

The government says out of the number, more than 850,000 people were provided with clean water through the Sanitation, Hygiene and Water in Nigeria project.

Farmers/Herders conflict: Jigawa Identifies 452 grazing reserves

The state says it will donate 5000 hectares for a cattle colony.

Buhari arrives Zamfara, addresses traditional rulers, others

President Buhari reviewed a parade mounted by the Army and Air Force.

Kaduna lawmaker opts out of 2019 race

He said he is stepping aside to give room for others to contest.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Protesters burn down church, police post in Kaduna

The police say five people have been arrested.

Farmers/Herders conflict: Jigawa community gives herders one month to quit settlement

The pastoralists say they had been in the community for several decades

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

El-Rufai performs ground breaking for 600 mass housing units

The governor said the investment was a Public Private Partnership.

Alleged N664 million fraud: ICPC set to arraign ex-governor

The ex-governor is currently on bail.

Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto govt offers 200 elderly persons free feeding, money

Each of the elders also received N5,000 cash, mats, clothing material and medical assistance


Katsina NDLEA seizes trailer loaded with codeine cough syrups

Six persons were arrested in connection with the drug cargo.

UPDATED: Police sergeant, three others arrested for armed robbery

The suspects were alleged to have attacked the house on Sunday.

UTME: Ten professors monitor 125 visually impaired candidates in Kano

The candidates were from North-west and North-eastern states of Nigeria.

How we were kidnapped, raped – Teenage sisters

The girls narrate how they were abducted last week Sunday.

Kano Assembly begins amendment of ex-governors’ pension law

The assembly sets up an ad-hoc committee to appraise issue.

Governor disappointed as ‘4000’ PDP decampees fail to appear

The governor was in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area to receive decampees.

Meningitis kills eight in Katsina- Officials

The victims died between Monday and Friday.

Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

Kebbi Govt. marries off 100 widows, divorcees in mass wedding

The government gave N30, 000 to the brides to start businesses.

Ex-Kano commissioner docked for alleged land racketeering

The offence contravene section 97 and 315 of Penal Code.

Change begins with you, your aides, Tofa tells Buhari

“Leaders should change themselves and those around them first, otherwise this effort will also fizzle…”

Police, Kano govt debunk Boko Haram attack rumour

An unsubstantiated message had earlier gone viral over a security threat.

Buhari’s CPC loyalist dumps APC

He said he has submitted his withdrawal letter to his Kajuru ward chairman.

NYSC withdraws corps members from troubled Kaduna communities

The action will subsist until security improves, says an official.

Kaduna govt begins induction for 27,000 teachers

Participants included 15,409 newly-recruited teachers and 11,591 old ones.