Kano

Kano family law: No going back, says Emir Sanusi

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Kano state weds 1520 couples

Reports say that 1,520 were joined in the holy matrimony at mass weddings organised by state-wide by Kano state government on Friday. The weddings held in four Juma’at Mosques in Kano metropolis and at the headquarters of the 44 local government areas of the state. Medical tests were conducted on the prospective couples in the […]

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BUA Group partners Kano farmers to boost local rice production

In fulfillment of the Federal Government’s policy of boosting rice production in Kano State, the BUA Rice Ltd, a subsidiary of BUA Group, is partnering the state branch of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), to actualise the dream. The Group Executive Director, Strategy and Innovation, of the company, Kabiru Rabi’u said it remains committed to […]

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Polio Kano State Govt. targets 3.2 million children for Immunisation

Polio Kano State Govt. targets 3.2 million children for Immunisation Over three million children are being prospected for a polio immunisation campaign set to kick off in March 2017. play Source

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Ganduje is working to improve the quality of life of Kano people – Mohammed

In this interview, Jibrilla Mohammed, managing director of Kano State Investment Limited, spoke on the investment potentials available in the state. He also spoke about the development strides of the Abdullahi Umar Ganduje administration and its commitment to improving the well being of the people. Excerpts: What actually are the mission and vision of Kano […]

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Kwankwaso summoned by Kano state APC disciplinary committee …

- The All Progressive Congress (APC) disciplinary committee summoned Senator Rabiu Kwankwasor – He was summoned over what the party termed as his ‘disparaging remarks against party leaders’ – Kwankwaso has however termed the summon as ‘an exercise in futility’ Kano state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday, February 20 summoned the immediate past […]

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Kaduna

Obasanjo chairs 38th Kaduna International Trade Fair

- Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has arrived Kaduna state on a one day working visit to the state – Obasanjo is in the state to chair the 38th Kaduna International Trade Fair – He was received on arrival at the airport by Governor Nasir El-Rufai Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has arrived the Kaduna state on […]

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It’s unfair to downplay the endemic killings in Southern Kaduna – Forum tells CP Abeh

Southern Kaduna Unity and Peace Forum, SKUPF, has expressed dismay with the statement of the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Agyole Abeh for downplaying the endemic evil that has engulfed Southern Kaduna since last year. A press statement signed by Dr. Daniel Kafwoi Bobai and Halima Gandu James, chairman and secretary of the forum […]

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Kaduna Government Auctions 1990 Government Quarters

By John Shiklam in Kaduna As part of measures to cut down cost, the  Kaduna State Government is to sell 1,990 of its non-essential residential quarters to the public through  auction. The government in a statement said the decision to sell the houses was taken at a meeting of the state executive council presided over […]

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Ethnic, religious violence again grips Nigeria’s Kaduna

Vigilantes in Kaduna stand guard after an attack by Fulani herdsmen Long-standing tensions between herdsmen and farmers have flared up again in Kaduna state, northern Nigeria, leaving possibly hundreds dead in tit-for-tat violence. Earlier this month at least 21 people were killed and several homes were destroyed when suspected cattle drivers attacked five farming communities. […]

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Kaduna State Government Commences Implementation of New Pension Scheme

By John Shiklam in Kaduna The Kaduna State Government is to commence  the implementation of the new  pension scheme on Tuesday by paying pension benefits to its retirees scheme.   The Executive Secretary of the tate Pension Bureau, Mr. Dan Ndackson, who disclosed this at a news conference in Kaduna yesterday, said the state government […]

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38th Kaduna international Trade fair opens

AS the 38th Kaduna International trade fair opens in Kaduna on Saturday, the State Government has assured investors the enabling environment to carry out their businesses even as it vowed to create more jobs for the teeming unemployed youths. Governor Nasir el-Rufai gave this assurance while speaking at the opening ceremony of the International Trade […]

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Katsina

PMB: No Vacuum In Nigeria’s Leadership – Masari

Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has said that there is no vacuum in the leadership of Nigeria with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo acting as president with full executive powers. Speaking during a prayer session at the palace of Emir of Katsina which was attended by thousands of people shortly after the funeral of the […]

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Katsina LGC constructs N3m abattoir

FILE PHOTO: Abbattoir Mani Local Government Council in Katsina State is constructing a N3 million abattoir in Muduru District to ensure consumption of hygienic meat, the Council Interim Administrator, Alhaji Salisu Dura said. Daura said in Mani on Monday that the project, which would soon be completed, was part of efforts to promote public health. […]

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Toilet-pupil ratio in Katsina State primary schools 1:161 – UNICEF …

The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says the toilet-pupil ratio in public primary schools in Katsina State is ‘’one toilet per 161 pupils’’ (1:161) on the average. Mr Muntaka Mukhtar, the UNICEF Katsina State Education Specialist, disclosed this on Thursday in Katsina while presenting the state’s Annual School Census for 2015/2016. Mukhtar put the primary […]

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Katsina, Daura Emirate Councils, pray for Buhari

Katsina State Government in collaboration with Katsina and Daura Emirate Councils, on Sunday, offered special prayer for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari. The prayer was conducted at the frontage of Emir of Katsina’s palace with thousands of people from different parts of the state in attendance. The Chief Imam of Katsina Central Mosque, […]

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Katsina Assembly impeaches Speaker, Chief Whip – Punch …

The Speaker of the Katsina State House of Assembly, Alhaji Aliyu Muduru, has been impeached and removed from office. Muduru was impeached on Wednesday by members of the assembly during plenary session of the house. The House Majority Leader, Alhaji Hanbali Faruk, representing Katsina Constituency, moved the motion for the impeachment, and was seconded by […]

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Katsina state primary school students pray for President Buhari’s quick recovery and safe return (photos)

A lot of Nigerians are frustrated and angry due to the state of our country’s economy, with the rise in dollar exchange rate, increase in price of commodities and so many other uncomfortable situations. Even with the bad state of the economy, it is good to see that there are still a lot of Nigerians […]

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Adamawa

Nigeria: Understanding the Buhari, Osinbajo Presidency

By Zayyad I. Muhammad Adamawa State — Pairings in politics are meant to balance tickets. In many cases, the two persons are of like mind. It is expected that both of them have a harmonized action plan. Nonetheless, there are instances where the two would be at variance on certain issues. Nigerians are used to […]

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Fathers, sons on trial: Murtala Nyako, son and the ‘N29 billion money laundering’

From the inception of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to date, a number of high profile politicians, retired military officers and public servants, have been put on trial for one corruption charge or the other. Some of the accused persons are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside their biological children. […]

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Buhari- Osinbajo 2019 Group Should Have Invited Bindow For Their Programme- Dr Umar Duhu

Dr. Umar Duhu is the pioneer national vice chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in charge of the North-east. In this interview with SUNDAY ISUWA, Duhu faulted organisers of Buhari-Osinbajo 2019 continuity project for not inviting Governor Umar Jibrilla Bindow for the prayer programme held on Saturday in Adamawa for the quick recovery of […]

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Adamawa state APC holds solidarity rally for President Buhari

- President Muhammadu Buhari’s health is still a trending topic in Nigeria – The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal has spoken on the issue – The SGF says those who want Buhari dead are the looters of Nigeria’s commonwealth The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David […]

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Corruption: The story of fathers, sons on trial

Sule Lamido and sons   A former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, was the first high profile politician to be arrested and arraigned with his sons over corruption allegations. The EFCC arrested two of his sons over a N10 billion fraud. Aminu and Mustapha Lamido were arrested and interrogated at the EFCC headquarters in […]

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World donors gather in Oslo to tackle Nigeria famine

UN aid agencies and donor countries gathered in Oslo on Thursday for a two-day meeting to raise emergency aid for millions of people threatened by famine in northeastern Nigeria, a Boko Haram stronghold. The UN aims to raise up to 1.4 billion euros ($1.5 billion) in commitments throughout 2017 for the Lake Chad region, which […]

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Sokoto

Sokoto, Turkish Investors Partner to Revive Moribund Factory …

A local factory crippled by lack of funds By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto Sokoto State Government yesterday said it was partnering with MUSIAD Group  from Turkey to revive the moribund state-owned furniture company. Conducting the Turkish investors round the factory at the weekend, the Managing Director of Sokoto Investment Company, Aliyu Bala Sokoto, said government was […]

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Why Judiciary should be autonomous, says Sokoto JUSUN

By Abdallah el-Kurebe THE Sokoto State chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has observed that it is important for the judiciary in the state to be autonomous for it to be efficient and effective in the discharge of its constitutional mandate. In an exclusive interview with Saturday Vanguard, Chairman of the chapter, […]

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Sokoto PDP unanimously backs Makarfi

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Sokoto State University matriculates 1367 students

The Sokoto State University, Sokoto, on Monday, matriculated the 1,367 students it admitted for the 2016/2017 academic session. The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Nuhu Yaqub, said at the 4th matriculation ceremony of the university that the new students were admitted out of over 13,000 candidates. He said “this shows that this university is […]

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Minister promises to support Sokoto State Govt to establish agro …

The Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Hajiya A’isha Abubakar,‎ has promised to support Sokoto State Government to establish agro-allied industries. The minister made the promise on Sunday in Bodinga town, headquarters of Bodinga LGA during a meeting of stakeholders in Sokoto South Senatorial District. The district comprises of Kebbe, Tambuwal, Dange/Shuni, Tureta, Shagari, […]

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Why Judiciary should be autonomous, says Sokoto JUSUN …

By Abdallah el-Kurebe THE Sokoto State chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has observed that it is important for the judiciary in the state to be autonomous for it to be efficient and effective in the discharge of its constitutional mandate. In an exclusive interview with Saturday Vanguard, Chairman of the chapter, […]

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Borno

2019: APC in trouble with Sheriff as PDP Chairman – Borno chapter

The Borno State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will start feeling the heat ahead of the 2019 general elections now that Ali Modu-Sheriff has been confirmed the authentic National Chairman of the PDP. The chapter stated this on Saturday at a solitary meeting held in […]

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Borno lawmakers cry out over shortage of food in northeast — News …

 Advocate Increased Budgetary Provision For PCNI Members of the Borno State Caucus in the National Assembly have cried to the Federal Government and international donor agencies for help over deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the state. They said the liberation of the Northeast from Boko Haram insurgents have resulted in starvation, as the state government cannot […]

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WHO | 10 things you should know about the crisis in north-eastern …

February 2017 The humanitarian crisis in north-eastern Nigeria has intensified after eight years of violent conflict. The crisis has evolved over the years leading to widespread displacement and devastation as well as acute food and nutrition insecurity and a desperate shortage of essential health care. North-eastern Nigeria is at the heart of the larger Lake […]

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Boko Haram Terrorist attack kills 7 in Borno

At least seven soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on military positions in northeast Nigeria, a civilian vigilante and a security source said on Friday. The attack happened in the town of Gajiram, about 80 kilometres (50 miles) by road north of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, on Wednesday afternoon. A military source […]

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West Africa: UNFPA Nigeria gets funding support from KOICA as …

press release ABUJA 21 February 2017-UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has received $500,000 Thousand as grant from the Korean Republic International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to scale-up support for fistula repairs and emergency obstetrics care in Nigeria’s Borno State, the epicentre of the Chad Basin crisis. KOICA has released the grant and further requested UNFPA […]

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Nigeria, Borno State: “There are dramatic gaps in healthcare” – MSF

An estimated 1.8 million people have been displaced in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria, and more than half of these to the state’s capital Maiduguri. Borno State is the main scene of the conflict between Boko Haram and the army that has affected the four countries bordering Lake Chad and has caused more than 2.6 million […]

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