Images Of How Kwankwaso’s Pedestrian Bridge Collapsed


Seven people were killed in Kano on Sunday when a pedestrian bridge at Dorayi quarters, Kano, collapsed, the state police command said. The police public relations officer, ASP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the incident in an interview.

At Least 3 Dead As Pedestrian Bridge Collapses In Kano

At least 3 people have been confirmed dead following the collapse of a pedestrian bridge along Jafar road in Dorayi Quarters in Kano state, North West Nigeria. Residents confirmed that the construction of the bridge has not been completed when it fell down on a taxi driver carrying at least

Pedestrian bridge collapses, kills 7 in Kano


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Abuja High Court Insists Kano Child Bride Who Killed Husband Must be Prosecuted


Last year, BN reported the case of 14-year-old Wasila Umaru, a child bride who killed her 35-year-old husband because she did not love him and was forced to marry him. She was then charged with  “culpable homicide” after giving a confession. Ever since she was charged, numerous human rights groups have been campaigning on

Police Rescue 4-year-old Boy From Kidnappers in Kano


The Police command in Kano on Thursday said it had arrested three persons, including a lady, who allegedly kidnapped a four-year-old boy in Tudun Wada Local Government Area, Kano State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Magaji Majiya, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Kano.

Kano: Irate Youths Set Church Ablaze, Kills Pastor’s Daughter Over Religious Defection


One of the pastor’s daughters was reported dead, on Monday, as irate youths set ablaze Baptist Church at Gidan Maso village in Rogo Local Government Area of Kano State. The residence of the pastor, Rev Habila Garba, was not spared in the orgy of inferno, as  one of his daughters,

INEC Insists On Card Reader For Governorship Polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that it will maintain the use of card readers for the verification of voters during Saturday’s governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections. INEC disclosed this in a statement on Monday, April 6, by Secretary to the Commission, Mrs Augusta Ogakwu.

25 Die, Others Injured Celebrating Buhari’s Victory


No fewer than 25 persons died in Abuja, Kano, Makurdi and Kontagora yesterday, while celebrating the victory of President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd). While 17 of the victims died in Kano, four died in Abuja, three in Kontagora, Niger State and one in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, while several

PDP Calls for Cancellation of Election Results in Kano


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kano State chapter, has called for the cancellation of results of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state. This is contained in a petition signed by the party’s Secretary, Alhaji Auwalu Danzabuwa, and made available to newsmen in Kano on Monday. “The PDP

INEC Releases More Election Results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nigeria has released more results of the presidential election held in Nigeria at the weekend. This is in continuation of the collation and announcement which started at the collation centre in Abuja the nation’s capital on Monday.

INEC cancels election results in two Kano polling units


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