North West

Abubakar Idris also known as Dadiyata, a social media personality known for his strong criticism of Governor Umar Ganduje. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Facebook page of Dadiyata]

Dadiyata: Nearly a year after, Nigerian authorities ‘unaware’ of abducted critic’s whereabouts

Mr Idris, who is better known as Dadiyata, was abducted by unidentified assailants who seized him from his residence in Barnawa neighbourhood of Kaduna State August 2, last year.

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai [PHOTO CREDIT: @BashirAhmaad]

Kaduna govt announces 30-bed COVID-19 isolation centre in Jema’a LG

The isolation facility would only diagnose and manage COVID-19 patients while the test would still be conducted at the testing center in Kaduna.

File photo of a Nigerian Air Force’s NAF 477 Alpha Fighter Jet and personnel at the Umaru Musa Yar'Adua International Airport, Katsina before flying to Zamfara for Operation 'Diran Mikiya' to flush out armed bandits terrorising the state. 04138/1/8/2018/Zubairu Idris/BJO/NAN

20 bandits killed in air raids in Zamfara – DHQ

The military also said some kidnapped people were freed in Kaduna.

Variety of beer used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: nigerianbrands]

Court strikes out suit by Kaduna hoteliers, beer parlour owners challenging ban on alcohol sale

The judge struck out the case for want of diligent prosecution

Heavily Armed Policemen

Police to prosecute owners of uncompleted buildings used by rapists in Kano

The police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Haruna, told reporters that the resolution was reached following an investigation that 33.3 percent of rape cases had been perpetrated at uncompleted buildings in the state.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State

Ganduje appoints new Chairman for Kano Internal Revenue Service

The appointment is with immediate effect.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Police arrest suspected bandit, wife with two rifles

The police also recovered one army camouflage shirt and charms in their possession

Gunmen kill district head of Bajida in Kebbi

Police said the late district head was returning to his village from Zuru when the gunmen ambushed him

Troops of the Nigerian Army. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of the Nigerian Army @HQNigerianArmy]

Troops eliminate 46 bandits in Katsina – DHQ

The bandits were eliminated by troops of Special Army Super Camp 4, Faskari, operating under Exercise Sahel Sanity.

Katsina State on map

‘Fifteen killed’ in fresh attack in Katsina

Two residents were missing and were feared dead after Monday’s attack, he said.

Inuwa Abdulkadir

Ex-APC National Vice Chairman, Inuwa Abdulkadir, buried in Sokoto

Mr Abdulkadir, 54, died on Monday at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto.

Nigerian Ground Troops on an operation

Bandits surrender in Katsina, Zamfara as troops sustain onslaught – DHQ

DHQ says the troops stormed a bandits’ camp at Sanu village in Zurmi LGA of Zamfara State on July 3 sequel to actionable human and technical intelligence.

COVID-19: Magistrate courts resume sitting in Kano

Some of the people at the courts’ premises were seen wearing face marks and observing social distancing, in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Gov. Mattawalle]

No regrets negotiating with bandits – Zamfara governor

Governor Matawalle said the peace accord initiated by his administration has achieved in his first three months more than was achieved in the previous eight years.

Residents flouting the NCDC rules on curbing the spread of COVID-19 in Kaduna

COVID-19: How Kaduna residents defy COVID-19 orders amid increased cases

According to the NCDC’s reports on the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria, Kaduna State stands at number nine with 818 cases.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Cleric arrested for allegedly raping minor for five years

Ms Bartholomew said the victim, from Saminaka, Lere Local Government Area of the state, had been living with the accused since she was 11 years old as a house-help.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State

Kano winning war against COVID-19 – Ganduje

Mr Ganduje said the feat was achieved due to his unrelenting commitment and political will in leading the response against COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State

COVID-19: Ganduje orders ease of lockdown in Kano

Mr Ganduje also directed civil servants on grade level 12 and above to resume work from July 6.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna Assembly approves N233.6bn revised 2020 budget

The Kaduna Assembly said the review was necessary as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the depressed global crude oil prices.

FILE: Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo: Daily post]

Sanusi: Kano Assembly reinstates five suspended members

The lawmakers were suspended for opposing the Assembly’s investigation of corruption allegations against Mr Sanusi.

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna govt sets up ‘White Paper Committee’ on 1992 Zangon-Kataf crisis

About 2,000 people were killed in the Zangon-Kataf crisis.

Medical laboratory test tubes

13% of Kano residents tested for COVID-19 were positive – Report

The 51 recorded deaths are separate from the mysterious deaths recorded in Kano State, about 500 of which were suspected to be from COVID-19.

J-10 Jet fighter. [Photo: Airforce Technology]

‘Scores of bandits killed’ in Zamfara air raid — Nigerian Military

Military says raid destroyed two bandits’ camps and a cave hideout in Doumborou Forest.

NDLEA officials

NDLEA arrests 565 suspects, seizes eight tons of drugs in Kano

The NDLEA said it recorded a surge in drug abuse in Kano during the COVID-19 lockdown,

Governor Muhammad Badaru (

Lawmaker demands N50m damages from Jigawa State Assembly for illegal suspension

The assembly had on March 5 suspended Sani Isyaku indefinitely for alleged conniving with thugs to attack the convoy of Governor Muhammad Badaru.