Out-of-school children in Sokoto drops by 50 percent – UNICEF
The Fund also says inspection of some projects in schools in Binji revealed a class of 48 pupils in which there were 36 girls as against 12 boys.
Senate summons Minister over neglect of lead poisoning victims
Over 400 persons suffered blindness, infertility and neurological defects due to effect of artisanal and unwholesome mining in 38 villages in Zamfara in 2014.
Ganduje reshuffles cabinet, sacks five commissioners
Mr. Ganduje tasks new appointees to shun corruption.
Kebbi govt. to engage 100,000 youth in livestock services
The state governor says the scheme will reduce unemployment and make them self-reliant.
El-Rufai presents Kaduna’s 2018 budget to lawmakers
The total value of the appropriation bill is N216.5 billion.
El-Rufai’s teachers poor exams performance claim ‘cheap propaganda’ — NLC
Teachers want test results made public.
Kano Fire Service saves 161 lives, N20m goods in September – official
The agency says it recorded false alarms from the pubic during the period
Kebbi Govt earmarks N900m for digitisation of state TV, Radio
Most parts of the states do not get the stations’ signal
NAWOJ mobilises Katsina women to tackle rising rape cases
The association says rape cases are becoming rampant in the state that even boys are not safe
Katsina Govt releases N350 million for treatment of malnourished children – Official
UNICEF provides another N350 million for the project.
Two thirds Kaduna Primary school teachers couldn’t conveniently pass primary four exams – El-Rufai
Mr. El-Rufai says the state will employ 25,000 primary school teachers.
El-Rufai visits Tafa, assesses damage caused by tanker explosion
The state says it would soon tackle the menace of indisciplined tanker drivers.
FEATURE: How boat accidents claimed 33 lives in Kebbi in six months
The accidents occur because the authorities have neglected to make the river safe for navigation
Katsina govt. invests over N7bn on road construction
The roads construction is ongoing in all the three senatorial zones of the state.
Jigawa Assembly receives N12bn supplementary budget
The fund will be used to finance some critical projects that were not captured in the main budget
Resident doctors begin indefinite strike in Kaduna
The doctors’ union accuses the government of negligence.
New law to encourage community crime prevention in Sokoto
The draft law is part of a wider amendment to the state penal code promulgated in 1959.