Nigeria: Election – INEC Distributes Materials to 23 LGAs of Kaduna State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has deployed electoral materials to all the 23 Local Government Areas of Kaduna State for distribution ahead of Saturday’s Governorship/House of Assembly polls. Sani Abdulfatah, INEC’s Public Relations Officer in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on …

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Salisu Muhammad, Nigerian footballer, allegedly kills own coach Mujitapha Musa in Kano

– Salisu Muhammad, a Nigerian footballer, has reportedly killed his own coach in Kano – Muhammad allegedly stabbed coach Mujitapha Musa on the chest after a row – He is currently with the police in Kano state and Salisu is expected to be charged to court Nigerian footballer identified as …

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I’m confident of victory in Adamawa – Fintiri

By Umar Yusuf YOLA : THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in Adamawa State, Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has expressed confidence that he will win the Adamawa Gubernatorial election come Saturday 9th March 2019. Guber Poll: 35 political parties adopt APC in Kwara Speaking to newsmen at his house on …

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Borno State Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) Nigeria Emergency Response W8 2019 (Feb 18-Feb 24) – Nigeria

A. Key indicators Surveillance Performance Indicators 25 Number of LGAs* Number of LGAs that reported 260 Number of health facilities 192 Number of health facilities that reported 73% Completeness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level. 73% Timeliness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level. Alert W8 61 …

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German Government Contributes to Quality Education for Conflict Affected Children in Nigeria – Nigeria

The German Government has announced a new contribution of 15 million euros to UNICEF Nigeria to support the provision of quality and equitable basic education and strengthen the resilience of the most vulnerable communities, especially children, in Adamawa and Yobe states. Provided through the German Government’s Development Bank – Kreditanstalt …

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Nearly 4,000 people depend on two boreholes, Jigawa community laments

The residents of Kazura community in Birniwa Local Government Area of Jigawa State on Thursday decried the acute water scarcity they experience and appealed to the state government to come to their rescue. One of the residents, Alhaji Wali Kazura, an aide to Alhaji Suleiman Idris, the Kazura Village Head, …

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Sokoto government sends 50 students to study medicine in Ukraine

– Plans have been concluded by the Sokoto state government to send 50 indigenous students to Republic of Ukraine – The 50 who were chosen on merit, are part of the 200 students Governor Tambuwal promised to give scholarship – According to the governor, there are presently 100 students from …

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Kebbi INEC distributes sensitive election materials to LGs

The Independent National Electoral Commission, Kebbi State, has distributed sensitive election materials to the 21 Local Government Areas ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday that the distribution took …

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Buhari arrives Katsina en route Daura for guber poll

President Muhammad Buhari has arrived Katsina state en route Daura, his home town, ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections. Buhari who touched down at the Umaru Musa Yar’adua International Airport at about 6:15pm was received by Governor Aminu Bello Masari,  his deputy, Mannir Yakubu, and the secretary to …

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