Kano govt condemns Kwankwasiyya’s alleged attack on residents

– An alleged attack launched on innocent residents of Kano by Kwankwasiyya group during PDP presidential rally has been condemned by the state government – According to the state commissioner for information, youth and culture, it was a deliberate plot by the group to instill fear in the minds of …

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Adamawa SDP Not Aware Of Buhari’s Endorsement

The Adamawa state chapter of Social Democratic Party (SDP), said they are not aware of President Buhairi’s endorsement as it presidential candidate by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party. Mr. John Muva, the party’s state chairman, made the statement in Yola over the weekend, saying the executives of …

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Nigerian refugees struggle in aftermath of Boko Haram attacks

When Boko Haram militants stormed into her hometown, heavily pregnant Nigerian mother Mariam Adoum dropped everything and ran for her life. Four days after she reached this desert town across the border in neighbouring Cameroon, she gave birth in a flimsy tent in a makeshift refugee camp, and wonders how …

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Nigeria: Boko Haram kills two in northern Adamawa state

A soldier and a local chief were killed in Boko Haram attacks in northern Adamawa state in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian sources said on Sunday, February 10. Fighters thought to be loyal to Boko Haram faction leader Abubakar Shekau attacked the town of Madagali on Saturday, leading to a …

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Nine-year-old drowns in Jigawa well

A nine-year-old girl identified as Hassana Aliyu of Kasarau Yamma quarters in Dutse, Jigawa State, lost her life after falling into a well. Alhaji Ahmed Danyaro, the Director, Jigawa State Fire Directorate, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse on Friday that the incident occurred at around 1:30pm on Thursday. …

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Need for action before malnutrition kills another child

Three-year-old Lami died before she could receive treatment at the nearest malnutrition management centre, about two hours walk from her village in Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State. “My dear daughter kept vomiting; anything she took in, came out,” revealed Malama Halima Abdullahi, the distraught mother. According to medical …

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Again, president raises the alarm on threat to polls

President Muhammadu Buhari has again raised the alarm over fresh threats to Saturday’s presidential elections. He predicated his position on what he described as reliable evidences obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) indicating that those who looted the country’s treasury now have huge war chest and were …

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Over 20,000 people displaced by attacks, disaster in Kaduna in 2018 — SEMA

Over 20,000 people displaced by attacks, disaster in Kaduna in 2018 — SEMA No fewer than 20, 679 persons were displaced by various disasters in Kaduna State in 2018, the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said. SEMA said on Monday in a report on Relief and Disaster Management …

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SON destroys N8m substandard products in Kano

By Elizabeth Adegbesan OVER eight million Naira worth of substandard products have been destroyed by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) at Yankatsari Yangongon in Kano, in its ongoing efforts aimed at stopping trade in substandard goods in Nigeria. File photo: Fake goods from China being offloaded for destruction Feb. …

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