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Motorcyclist killed in Jigawa for causing cow's injury

Nigeria, Dec. 6 -- One person was killed and many others injured Thursday in a violent clash between farmers and herders in Guri Kudu Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The chairman of Miyetti A... Read More


Kano Assembly passes law to create four new emirates

Nigeria, Dec. 5 -- The Kano State House of Assembly has passed an executive bill seeking to split the state into five emirates through the creation of four new emirates. The lawmakers rushed through ... Read More


INTERVIEW: Ex-governors deserve to be paid pensions based on approved laws - Sule Lamido

Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- In this interview with BBC Hausa Service morning programme, the former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, accused his successor of withholding his benefits. He urged serving gov... Read More


Ganduje transmits fresh bill seeking creation of new Kano emirates

Nigeria, Dec. 2 -- The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Monday sent a fresh bill to the state house of assembly to create four new emirates in Kano. This is coming days after a high court s... Read More


Zamfara governor revokes all farmlands allocated since 1999

Nigeria, Nov. 30 -- The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Friday, revoked the ownership of all farmlands, allocated by the state from 1999 to date. The governor's spokesperson, Yusuf Idr... Read More


Another Zamfara APC leader arrested, remanded in prison

Nigeria, Nov. 27 -- An Upper Shariah Court in Zamfara on Wednesday remanded another All Progressive Congress (APC) stalwart in prison for allegedly sponsoring social media users in sabotaging the stat... Read More


Zamfara Assembly nullifies law authorising pension for ex-governors

Nigeria, Nov. 26 -- The Zamfara House of Assembly on Tuesday abolished a law that allowed the payment of pension and other allowances for state's former governors and their deputies. The spokesperson... Read More


JUST IN : Protest in Zamfara over 'arrest' of APC Stalwart

Nigeria, Nov. 26 -- There is an ongoing protest in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, over the arrest of an All Progressive Congress (APC) stalwart, Ibrahim Danmaliki. Mr Danmaliki was reportedly arre... Read More


Zamfara governor accuses predecessor of sabotaging security

Nigeria, Nov. 22 -- The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Thurday accused his predecessor, Abdul'aziz Yari, of sabotaging the security of the state whenever he visited the state. The gov... Read More


Kano Govt reacts to court ruling sacking four new emirs

Nigeria, Nov. 21 -- The Kano State Government has reacted to Thursday's court ruling dissolving the four new first-class emirates created by the state government and sacking the emirs appointed to hea... Read More