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12 die in Kano road accident

Nigeria, Jan. 8 -- At least 12 people were killed in a road accident in Kano State on Wednesday, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said. The Kano FRSC spokesperson, Kabiru Daura, told PREMIUM ... Read More


Jigawa local govt bans men, women from meeting at night

Nigeria, Dec. 31 -- The Kirikasamma Local Government Area of Jigawa State, on Monday, enacted a bye-law banning members of the opposite sex from meeting at night. The local government said this was d... Read More


Nigerian lawmaker, Muhammadu Adamu Fagen-Gawo, is dead

Nigeria, Dec. 31 -- A Nigerian lawmaker, Muhammadu Adamu Fagen-Gawo, is dead. Mr Fagen-Gawo represents Garki, Bubara constituency of Jigawa State in the House of Representatives. He was 65. An uncl... Read More


Zamafara uncovers 5,000 ghost workers, suspends three 'culpable' directors

Nigeria, Dec. 30 -- The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has approved the suspension of three directors and five other officials from the state ministry of finance over alleged appointment ... Read More


One feared dead, others wounded as police, Shi'ites clash in Sokoto

Nigeria, Dec. 28 -- One person was reportedly killed on Friday during a clash between the police and followers of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (Shi'ite group) in Sokoto State. Residents said the i... Read More


Kano tricyclists found conveying opposite sexes risk ten lashes, six months ban - Official

Nigeria, Dec. 27 -- The Kano Hisbah Board on Thursday said tricyclists found conveying opposite sexes in the same tricycle would be punished with ten lashes or banned for six months. The head of the ... Read More


Dasuki speaks on freedom, feud with Buhari, trial

Nigeria, Dec. 25 -- A former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, on Wednesday, said he has no feud with President Muhammadu Buhari who ordered his incarceration for four years despite meeting bai... Read More


Kano Emirates Controversy: Abdulsalami, Fayemi, Masari, influential northerners intervene

Nigeria, Dec. 23 -- A former military head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has been appointed the head of a committee to intervene in the emirates crisis in Kano State, an official has said. The 11-m... Read More


Another Zamfara commissioner resigns, accept APC appointment

Nigeria, Dec. 23 -- The Zamfara State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Bilyaminu Shinkafi, on Monday, explained why he dropped his appointment for another one with the All Progressive Congress... Read More


Another Zamfara commissioner resigns, accepts APC appointment

Nigeria, Dec. 23 -- The Zamfara State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Bilyaminu Shinkafi, on Monday, explained why he dropped his appointment for another one with the All Progressive Congress... Read More