Six Northern Governors, Security Agencies Discuss Solutions To Cattle Rustling

Six governors from the north-west and north-central geo-political zones on Saturday met with the heads of security agencies of the affected states to appraise the ongoing war against cattle rustling and cross border crimes. The meeting was held behind closed door at the Kaduna State Government House and had in

Kano partners FRSC to prevent tanker, trailer crashes

“We are encouraged by your visit today, which provides another opportunity for us to partner on issues of road safety in the state." The post Kano partners FRSC to prevent tanker, trailer crashes appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Edo Government Reacts To IDP Relocation

Edo State Government says it was its intervention that ended the attempted forceful relocation of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Public Affairs, Kassim Afegbua, told Channels Television that those who attempted the relocation did so without informing the

Kano Offers Free Eye Treatment to 44,000 Patients

The Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Sunday launched a programme tagged Free Eye Care/Eye Camp, aimed at treating at least 44,000 patients across the 44 local government areas of the state. A statement by the governor’s press secretary, Aminu Yassar, said under the programme, patients would be given drugs,

NLC Frowns Against Proposed Ministry Merger

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned the proposal for the merger of ministries and parastatals of government as a way of cutting cost of governance.

 The President of the Workers Union, Mr Ayuba Waba told journalists at a press conference in Abuja that the union will resist any move

Commissioner Fumes Over Unhealthy, Dead Cattle In Abattoir

The Kano state government has directed its health officials to investigate the reasons for the large number of unhealthy and dead cattle that littered an abattoir in the state capital. According to the News Agency Of Nigeria (NAN), the commissioner for the environment, Alhaji Haruna Makena, gave the directive this

Kano-Port Harcourt Train Services Begin

Train services from northern Nigerian State, Kano, to Pot Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, have started, twelve years after the Nigerian government launched a revitalisation project of the railway. The mixed service train will leave Kano to Port Harcourt every Thursday and from Port Harcourt to Kano every Tuesday.

Aisha Buhari Donates Food To Women Associations In Kano


The president’s wife, Aisha Buhari, has distributed some items to women associations in the 44 local governments of Kano state. Some women groups, Torrey Home, VVF Centre and Elderly Home in the state received bags of rice and cartons of tomato paste.

Kaduna Govt. To Build Rehabilitation Home for Beggars, Physically Challenged

The Kaduna State government has promised to build a rehabilitation home for beggars and physically challenged persons in the state. Beggars and physically challenged persons in Kaduna State, North-west Nigeria, had earlier took to the streets to protest the ban on street begging and hawking by the State Governor, Nasir

Alleged Fraud: Lamido, Sons Granted Bail

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has been granted bail on self recognition. He is to deposit his travel documents with the Deputy Registrar of the Federal High Court for onward transfer to Kano.

13 Years Old Female Suicide Bomber Targets Kano Mosque


Hundreds of Muslim faithful that converged for late evening prayers at Umar Ibn Khattab located along Zaria road by Zoo road roundabout escaped death by whiskers when 13 years old female suicide bomber prevented from entering the mosque blew herself up 50 meters away. Eye witness, Sulaiman Ibrahim told Vanguard

Photo Of The Female Suicide Bomber That Attacked Kano Mosque


Photos have emerged of the female suicide bomber who until her death was on a mission to blow up a mosque along Zaria road, Kano state. The young lady was stopped from materializing her senseless mission by people around the vicinity at that time.

Suicide Bomber Strikes Near Mosque In Kano


A female suicide bomber has struck near a Mosque in Kano, witnesses and a police official said. According to witnesses, the casualty figure in the incident is unclear at this time.

Female Suicide Bomber Blows Self Up At Kano Mosque

A female suicide bomber has blown herself up after detonating explosives at Dangi Jumat Mosque in Kano State. Police spokesman in the State, Magaji Majia, confirmed the incident but said he was not sure if there were other casualties.

Sanusi Urges Muslims to Embrace Modernity


The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Saturday urged Muslims in the North to adopt new approaches to address the social, economic and political challenges facing them. Sanusi gave the advice in Kaduna at the 10th Annual Ramadan Lecture organised by VON, FRCN and NTA, with the theme: