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COVID – 19: Zamfara Orders Closure of Borders With Neighbouring States

Abduction: Zamfara Govt Closes All Boarding Schools

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has announced the closure of all boarding schools in the state to prevent activities of insurgents against students. Matawalle made the announcement in a statewide broadcast on Friday in Gusau. The...

Kebbi Govt To Sponsor 300 Medical, Science Students Abroad

The Kebbi State Government says it will sponsor over 300 students to India, Turkey and Cyprus to study Medicine, Health Sciences, Paramedics and Engineering. The Commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Mukhtar Bunza,  announced this at...

Kano Govt. Empowers 60 Street Beggars As Ban On Street Begging Takes Effect

The Kano state government has empowered no fewer than 60 women and youths with different entrepreneurial skills, following the ban on street begging in the state, the State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social...

Kano Govt Arrests 500 Beggars

The Kano State government says it has arrested 500 beggars for allegedly violating the law that bans street begging in the state. The State’s Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Dr. Zahra’u Muhammad-Umar, made...

Hisbah Arrests 53 Teenagers Over Alleged Immoral Acts In Kano

The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested 53 teenagers over alleged involvement in immoral acts in Kano City. Malam Lawal Ibrahim, the board’s Public Relations Officer, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in...
Wada Maida’s Death, Saddening National loss - Ganduje

Eight Permanent Secretaries Redeployed In Kano, Four New Ones Appointed

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the redeployment of eight Permanent Secretaries and the appointment of four new ones in the state civil service. Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor,...

Kano Assembly Passes Emirate Councils Amendment Bill

Kano State House of Assembly has passed the Emirate Councils Amendment Bill 2020. The House adopted the amendment during Tuesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker, Abdulazeez Gafasa. Recall that the House had in 2019 approved...
Gunmen Kill Two Vigilante Members in Okpanam, Near Asaba

Gunmen Kill Three, Abduct Seven In Kaduna Attack

Gunmen have killed three persons and abducted seven others in Southern Kaduna. The yet-to-be-identified assailants attacked two communities in Kajuru council area on Sunday morning, according to the National President of Adara Development Association, Awemi...

Recklessness: Zamfara Govt To Introduce Death Penalty For Convicted Drivers

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, has warned against reckless driving in the state saying he will initiate an executive bill for the enactment of death penalty for drivers who kill others as a...
Kaduna Govt Bans Tricycle Operators From Major Roads

Kaduna Govt Bans Tricycle Operators From Major Roads

The Kaduna State Government has banned tricycle operators from plying major roads within the metropolis, in line with the ongoing transport sector reform. Director-General, Kaduna State Transport Regulatory Authority (KADSTRA), Hajiya Aisha Sa’idu-Bala, announced the...
Ban On Alcohol Sale: Court Adjourns Until Sept. 1

Ban On Alcohol Sale: Court Adjourns Until Sept. 1

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Zaria, on Tuesday adjourned until Sept. 1, hearing in a suit filed by the Sabon Gari local government against owners of hotels, bars and brothels. The suit was filed against...
One Killed As Gunmen Abduct JSS3 Students In Kaduna

One Killed As Gunmen Abduct JSS3 Students In Kaduna

Gunmen on Monday reportedly abducted an unconfirmed number of students from a school in Kaduna State. The incident was said to have taken place at Prince Academy in Samba-Kasaya, a village around Buruku area in...
Public Holiday: WAEC Candidates Not Affected - Kano Official

Public Holiday: WAEC Candidates Not Affected – Kano Official

Kano State Government has clarified that the Thursday public holiday to mark the new Islamic year does not affect students writing the West African Examination (WAEC) in the state. The State’s Commissioner for Education, Sanusi...

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