North West


Police Academy fixes dates for screening of 7th Regular Cadets

Parents and guardians are advised to stay clear of the venue as they will not be allowed into the academy.

The three farmers rescued by Troop of Operation Thunder Strike in Kaduna on Wednesday. Pic /NAN

Troops rescue three farmers in Kaduna, kill bandit

The army said the troops raided the hideout of the bandits where they held the farmers and engaged them in a firefight.

A project that's billed to be commissioned on Thursday 19th July by Sen Dino Melaye has been burnt down by some hoodlums in Sarkin Noma, Lokoja, Kogi state. The two class room fully built and donated to Government Girls Secondary school Lokoja is one of senator Dino's constituency projects across kogi west senatorial district. This is the lowest form of politics we have seen in recent time. Credit: Abdulslimzy Maiyaki on Facebook

Jigawa govt. sacks principal over computer theft

Mr Abbas said Mr Madaki’s sack would serve as punishment, following the theft of a K-Yan learning computer from the school by unidentified person.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

APC appeals tribunal judgment affirming Gov. Tambuwal’s victory

The tribunal affirmed Mr Tambuwal’s victory on October 2.

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Ag. governor presents 2020 budget of N257.9 bn to Kaduna Assembly

The capital profile of the budget is N190.03 billion while the recurrent profile is N67.9 billion.

Nigerian Customs Officials

Rice Importation Ban: Customs officials ‘kill’ smugglers’ informant in Jigawa

Tasiu Muhammad, 22, a resident of Babura Local Government Area, was shot dead at Unguwar Gawo allegedly by officials of the Nigeria Customs Service.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna State govt proposes N245.4 bn budget for 2020

The budget has a provision of N177.29 billion for capital expenditure and N68.11 billion as recurrent expenditure; the figure represents 27.76 per cent as recurrent and 72.24 per cent as capital expenditure.

How our 2020 budget will empower Kaduna people — Deputy Governor Hadiza Balarable

“The draft 2020 Budget reflects the Putting People First priorities of the Kaduna State Government.”

Nigerian Army

Army kills 39 bandits in Zamfara- Official

An official says the operations were carried out in Bakura and Anka axis of Zamfara.

Tukur Buratai and the troops.

Military officers, traditional rulers culpable in Zamfara banditry attacks- Report

The committee chairman said ”five emirs, 33 district heads and several village heads were confirmed to be complicit in the banditry activities”.

Nigerian Army fighting Boko Haram

Soldiers repel attack on ex-governor’s farm in Zamfara

Residents said 200 bandits attacked the farm in Bakura Local Government Area killing two gatemen manning the farmhouse.

Zamfara State map

Bandits collect N3 billion ransom in Zamfara – Committee

The Committee says the N3 billion was collected from relations of abducted victims.

Zamfara State map

Zamfara Assembly bars members from discussing security issues at plenary

Zamfara is one of the states rocked by insecurity in recent months with cases of banditry and kidnap for ransom rife.

Nigerian Army fighting Boko Haram

Nigerian Army rescues six kidnapped students

The officer also revealed that three motor boys were rescued while four suspected bandits were neutralised by the troops in Kaduna.


Sokoto Assembly seeks ban of vulgar language, porn pictures by herbalists

A lawmaker said the herbalists always use vulgar language and display pornographic pictures that can cause moral decadence in the society.

INEC office signpost

EFCC recovers N65 million from Zamfara INEC office – Official

Some INEC officials in Zamfara have also been arrested.

The IGP of Police, Mohammed Adamu. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter handle of the Nigerian Police]

Police negotiating with abductors of Kaduna school girls

The six girls and two staff of Engravers College were abducted on Thursday night

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Kaduna govt seals-off Access Bank over N175m tax

The bank branches, located along Bida Road, Ahmadu Bello Way, and Isa Kaita Road were sealed-off in the early hours of Wednesday

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Kaduna sexual assault centres record 662 cases of abuse against women, children

The official says some major flashpoints of child abuse in Kaduna metropolis to include Tudun Wada, Kakuri, Gonin Gora, Rigasa, Rigachikun, Sabon Tasha, Nasarawa, Romi among others

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Kebbi govt. partners World Fish Programme to revitalise fish production

The governor says the Matanfada river, where the Argungu International Fishing Festival takes place, is already drying up.

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Lecturer arraigned for allegedly collecting money from students to pass exam

Aminu Chedi of Kano Polytechnic allegedly collected N11,200 from students to enable them pass their English Language examination.

Rice Farmers Photo Credit: Agro Nigeria

Anchor Borrowers: Rice farmers union to prosecute 113 loan defaulters in Daura

More than 3,500 farmers in Daura Local Government Area have benefited from the anchor borrowers agricultural scheme out of the 5,000 farmers who formally registered for the scheme

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Court remands two farmers for involvement in army officer’s killing

A team of Operation Thunder Strike, led by Kabiru Ladan, an officer of the Nigerian Army, went to Dallo Village in Kagarko LGA on a mission called “Operation Cordon”, in search of suspected arms and ammunition.

Katsina State on map

Bandits release 14 victims held captive for 44 days

The victims were released based on a peace deal with the Katsina government.

Ahmadu Bello University; Photo; Channels

#SexForGrade: Agency advises schools to emulate ABU

Sexual harassment is one of the major challenges in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions.