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Kano Emirates' Controversy: Kingmaker who reportedly turbaned late Ado Bayero dismissed

Nigeria, Dec. 15 -- The Bichi Emirate Council on Sunday dismissed five district heads including that of Dambatta, Muktar Adnan. Mr Adnan is said to be the longest serving kingmaker in Kano and reporte... Read More


Bride drowns in well on wedding day

Nigeria, Dec. 12 -- A bride, Fatima Abubakar, on Thursday fell inside a well and drowned while preparing for her wedding ceremony. The accident happened in Gajaja community in Danbatta Local Governme... Read More


UPDATED: Kano Emirates Controversy: Court gives Ganduje condition before acting on new law

Nigeria, Dec. 10 -- A High Court in Kano on Tuesday granted an interim injunction to stop the Kano State Government from taking any action on the Kano emirates controversy without consulting some alli... Read More


Court stops Ganduje from constituting Kano council of chiefs

Nigeria, Dec. 10 -- A High Court in Kano on Tuesday granted an interim injunction to stop the Kano State Government from constituting the new council of chiefs and appointing its members. Governor Ab... Read More


Customs intercepts N914 million "Lady Killer" aphrodisiac in Sokoto

Nigeria, Dec. 10 -- The Nigeria Customs Service, Sokoto Area Command, on Tuesday said it intercepted 640 cartons of unapproved aphrodisiacs (sex enhancement drugs) with the duty paid value of N914.8 m... Read More


JUST IN : Ganduje appoints Emir Sanusi as head, Kano Council of Chiefs

Nigeria, Dec. 9 -- The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Monday appointed the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, as the Chairman of Kano State Council of Chiefs. The governor's spokesperson, Ab... Read More


Hajj Crane Accident: Saudi pays compensation to Nigerian victims - Official

Nigeria, Dec. 8 -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has released compensation to be paid to the families of the Nigerian victims of the 2015 Hajj crawler crane accident, the National Hajj Commission of Nig... Read More


Motorcyclist killed in Jigawa for causing cow's injury

Nigeria, Dec. 6 -- One person was killed and many others injured Thursday in a violent clash between farmers and herders in Guri Kudu Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The chairman of Miyetti A... Read More


Kano Assembly passes law to create four new emirates

Nigeria, Dec. 5 -- The Kano State House of Assembly has passed an executive bill seeking to split the state into five emirates through the creation of four new emirates. The lawmakers rushed through ... Read More


INTERVIEW: Ex-governors deserve to be paid pensions based on approved laws - Sule Lamido

Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- In this interview with BBC Hausa Service morning programme, the former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, accused his successor of withholding his benefits. He urged serving gov... Read More