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VIDEO: Man sentenced, flogged for stealing sorghum

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- A 20-year-old man was on Tuesday flogged five lashes for stealing nine measures of sorghum in Jigawa State. Abdullahi Ya'u was found guilty of theft and trespass by an Islamic Sh... Read More


SSS official kidnapped, killed

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- Armed men on Saturday abducted a State Security Service (SSS) official in Katsina State and killed him a day later while in captivity. The official, Sadiq Bindawa, until his deat... Read More


Police take over Jigawa APC secretariat

Nigeria, Sept. 14 -- The police in Jigawa State on Monday took over and blocked routes leading to and from the state secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC). PREMIUM TIMES had reported how... Read More


Zamfara APC members besiege police hq over arrest of opposition leader

Nigeria, Sept. 13 -- Dozens of members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State on Sunday stormed the state police headquarters in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, demanding the uncond... Read More


Stabbed four-year-old saved after surgery - Hospital

Nigeria, Sept. 12 -- A four-year-old boy, Abubakar Aliyu, escaped death after he was rushed to the emergency unit of the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) on Thursday, officials have said. The hosp... Read More


Two Sharia court judges kidnapped - Cleric

Nigeria, Sept. 12 -- Two Sharia court judges from Zamfara State were kidnapped while on transit from Niger Republic on Friday, an official has said. The judges, Sabiu Abdullahi and Shafi'i Jangebe, w... Read More


2023: Jigawa APC crisis deepens, state party chair removed

Nigeria, Sept. 10 -- The All Progressive Congress crisis in Jigawa State has taken a new dimension following the removal of the state's party chairman, Habibu Sara. Mr Sara was removed following the ... Read More


Jigawa APC Crisis: Party chair rejects suspension.

Nigeria, Sept. 10 -- The embattled chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa state has said that he remains the substantive party chairman, saying the state governor has no constitutio... Read More


Nine persons sentenced to death in Kano in eight months

Nigeria, Sept. 6 -- In Kano, northern Nigeria's commercial nerve centre, at least nine persons were condemned to death after being found guilty of committing various offences from January to August 20... Read More


Atiku Condemns Electricity Tariff Hike

Nigeria, Sept. 3 -- Former Vice President and opposition leader Atiku Abubakar on Thursday condemned the electricity tariff increase in Nigeria, saying such a decision is ill-advised and wrong-timed. ... Read More