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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


Governor's campaign director rejects appointment, says principal has failed

Nigeria, Dec. 21 -- The campaign director of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, Jamilu Zannah, has rejected his appointment as commissioner for education in the state. The official, on Saturd... Read More


Kano Emirate Controversy: Emir Sanusi 'accepts' Ganduje's appointment

Nigeria, Dec. 20 -- The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, on Friday, accepted an appointment by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to head the Kano Emirates Council. The council has four other newly appointed ... Read More


Kano Emirates Controversy: Ganduje gives Emir Sanusi two days ultimatum to respond to letter

Nigeria, Dec. 20 -- The Kano State Government on Friday wrote to the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, to respond to a letter earlier appointing him as the head of the council of chiefs in Kano State. ... Read More