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Kwankwaso's spokesperson defects to APC

Nigeria, Jan. 23 -- The spokesperson of former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Binta Spikin, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mrs Spikin announced her defection, on Wedne... Read More


Why I parted ways with Kwankwaso - Ganduje

Nigeria, Jan. 23 -- The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Wednesday, explained why he parted ways politically with his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, describing him as a selfish politician. "... Read More


Minister urges Nigerian youth to prioritise ICT skills over university degree

Nigeria, Jan. 21 -- The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has urged Nigerian youth to give priority to acquiring information technology skills over having university degrees... Read More


Suspected bandits 'abduct five in Zamfara'

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- Suspected bandits on Saturday abducted five persons at Dogon Daji Sarkin-Noma community in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara State, the residents have said. Witnesses said... Read More


Why I killed my pregnant girlfriend - Suspect

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- A man accused of killing his girlfriend has confessed to the crime. Mustapha Idris from Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State was arrested by the police for killing his 20-... Read More


Controversy over farmers, herders clash in Jigawa community

Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- A week after a violent clash occurred between herders and farmers in Fulata, Taura Local Government Area in Jigawa State, both groups have continued to trade blame. The Fulanis al... Read More


14 killed in another attack in Zamfara - Police

Nigeria, Jan. 17 -- Armed bandits on Wednesday attacked Baban Rafi community in Gummi Local Government Area, killing at least 14 persons, the police have said. A resident said the bandits stormed the... Read More


Two health workers killed as bandits attack Zamfara community

Nigeria, Jan. 15 -- Suspected armed bandits on Tuesday stormed Makosa community in Zurmi Local area of Zamfara State killing two health workers supervising a polio vaccination exercise, residents have... Read More


Police arrest two suspects for alleged kidnap of lawmaker's wife

Nigeria, Jan. 14 -- The Jigawa State police commissioner, Usman Gomna, said two suspects have been arrested for the alleged kidnap of Zahra'u Haruna, the wife of a Jigawa lawmaker, on Saturday. PREMI... Read More


District head abducted in Kano

Nigeria, Jan. 14 -- The district head of Karshi in Rogo Local Government Area of Kano, Adamu Muhammad, was kidnapped on Monday night, residents said. Residents said the abductors have contacted an in... Read More