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Jigawa Assembly Crisis: Speaker sacks lawmakers as committee chairpersons

Nigeria, June 12 -- Some lawmakers in the Jigawa State House of Assembly on Thursday said they will go to court after their removal as chairpersons of house standing committees by the speaker, Idris G... Read More


Police arrest 'serial rapist' in Kano

Nigeria, June 11 -- The police in Kano on Wednesday arrested an alleged serial rapist, Zirfarahul Alfa, at Kwanan Dangora community in Kiru Local Government Area. The police spokesperson, Abdullahi H... Read More


Gunmen kill 20 in fresh Katsina attack - Official

Nigeria, June 10 -- Armed men on Tuesday killed at least 20 people in Faskari local government area of Katsina State, the police have said. The police spokesperson in Katsina, Gambo Isah, told PREMIU... Read More


Protest in Katsina community after kidnap of health worker, daughter

Nigeria, June 9 -- Residents of Yantumaki community in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina, on Tuesday, poured on the streets protesting against insecurity following the kidnap of a health worker... Read More


Gunmen kill 21 in fresh attacks in Zamfara

Nigeria, June 4 -- At least 21 people have been killed by gunmen in separate attacks in Talata Mafara and Maru local Government Areas of Zamfara State, police and residents said. The attacks occurred... Read More


Chief judge deceived to free 'notorious kidnappers' - Court official

Nigeria, June 3 -- The Chief Judge of Katsina State, Musa Abubakar, was misled into signing the bail documents of two alleged notorious kidnappers, an official of the state High Court has said. Kabir... Read More


We've pulled out from peace agreement with bandits - Katsina Governor

Nigeria, June 3 -- The governor of Katsina, Aminu Masari, on Tuesday, said the state government would no longer negotiate a peace agreement with the dreaded, rampaging armed bandits who are killing in... Read More


Bandits shoot dead district head, party chairman in Katsina

Nigeria, June 1 -- Armed bandits on Monday shot dead the district head of Yantumaki, Abubakar Atiku, in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina. Residents said the armed men spent at least two hours... Read More


Gunmen kill district head, party chairman in Katsina

Nigeria, June 1 -- Armed bandits on Monday shot dead the district head of Yantumaki, Abubakar Atiku, in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina. Residents said the armed men spent at least two hours... Read More


Medical doctor dies from COVID-19 in Jigawa

Nigeria, May 31 -- The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Jigawa State, on Sunday, confirmed the death of one of its members, Nasir Adam, from coronavirus complications. The deceased Mr Adam was a... Read More