How Adamawa Assembly finally elected PDP member as Speaker

The member representing Uba/Gaya state constituency in Adamawa State, Aminu Iya Abbas, has been elected speaker of the State House of Assembly. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmaker was elected Thursday during the inauguration of the 7th Assembly at the Assembly complex in the state capital, Yola. The emergence of …

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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: April 1–7

More on: Nigeria Boko Haram Islamic State Terrorism and Counterterrorism Sub-Saharan Africa Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from April 1 to 7, 2019. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. …

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Fathers Unite in the Fight Against Malnutrition – Nigeria

By: Judith Sambe Owoicho With left hands raised and right hands over their hearts, a group of Nigerian fathers recite a pledge together: “We promise that every one of us will construct a tippy tap* in our households and that those that have no latrine will construct one for the …

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JUST IN: Jigawa Assembly re-elects impeached Speaker

A one time impeached speaker, Honourable Idris Garba Kareka has been re-elected as the new speaker of the 7th Jigawa state House of Assembly. Honourable Idris Garba Kareka who is a member representing Jahun state assembly constituency in the state has emerged speaker unopposed after been nominated by member representing …

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Scores killed as bandits attack five Sokoto villages

Adeniyi Olugbemi and John Charles Bandits struck in Rabah and Isa local governments areas of Sokoto State, in simultaneous and coordinated attacks on Saturday evening and killed over 50 people in five villages. The victims were buried on Sunday according to Islamic rites. Governor Aminu Tambuwal of the state and …

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Acting chief judge alleges governor refused to confirm her over religion

– Governor Atiku Bagudu has been accused of not confirming Esther Asabe Karatu, acting chief judge of Kebbi state because she is a Christian – The acting chief judge was also said to have been denied right to swear-in the governor on May 29 – However, Babale Yauri says the …

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Another Traditional Ruler Abducted In Katsina

BY ANDY ASEMOTA, Gunmen resumed their reign of terror in Batsari local government area of Katsina State on Tuesday afternoon where they abducted the village head of Labo community after a shooting spree. The victim was simply identified as Mallam Labo by residents. The attack, which came about 42 days …

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Nigerian Automotive Council disburses US$37m to auto firms – Journalducameroun.com

The National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) has disbursed $36 million to 36 auto companies in an effort to boost local production of vehicles and spare parts in Nigeria.Mr. Jelani Aliyu, Director-General of NADDC, made this known in Abuja on Wednesday during a meeting with the Governor of Katsina …

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Gov Masari, Emir of Daura laud Chinese investment effort in Katsina State

The Governor of Katsina state, His Excellency, Governor Bello Aminu Masari has commended the Initiative of the Nigeria-China CAECA Community and Economic Cultural Association to invest and improve the socio-economic welfare of Katsina state. He made the commendations during a meeting with the Chinese Government delegation at the state government …

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Police confirm abduction of village head by gunmen in Katsina ▷ Nigeria news

– A village head in Batsari local government, Alhaji Bature Mai’unguwa, has been kidnapped – Confirming the abduction, the police in Katsina said the village head was kidnapped by unknown gunmen while working on his farm – The police also reminded the people that the state has suspended farming around …

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