Nigeria: Another Day of Horror and Pains in Yobe

Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, enjoyed weeks of freedom from attacks by insurgents. But the serenity of this North Western state was again punctured days back when insurgents invaded a school, killing both students and teachers. Sunday Trust recounts the tragedy. In the last nine months, Damaturu the Yobe State …

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Man Arreested For Defiling 8yr old Baby In Jigawa

By Umar Akilu Majeri, Dutse –The Nigerian civil and security defense corps operating in Jigawa State has arrested one Ahmed Sule [30years of age] at kudai village of dutse local government area for raping and defiling an 8years old Aisha Abdullahi of kudai gabas quarters. The suspect who is now …

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Nigeria: Kaduna Artisans Decry Neglect By Government

Kaduna — Artisans in Kaduna State under the umbrella of the Federation of Informal Workers’ Organizations of Nigerian (FIWON) have called for the passage of the social protection bill by the state assembly, decrying what they described as neglect by the state government. The informal workers include traders, technicians, street …

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NEMA aids disaster victims in Kaduna, Kano

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has sent relief assistance worth millions of Naira to the victims of a recent attack by unknown gunmen in Kaura Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State to ameliorate their plight. The supplies, consisting of food items and building materials, were officially presented to …

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Nigeria: Ringing in Zing – Adamawa Residents Traveling to Make Phone Calls

Yola/ Jalingo — Due to cutting off of phone services, the people of Adamawa now travel outside the state to talk to their relations and business associates. So far, at least five ghastly car accidents have been recorded involving people going outside the state to make phone calls. Malam Danjuma …

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Victims of razed market to be compensated with N100mn by Borno government

Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima Fire engulfed the major market in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Monday directed the State’s Ministry of Finance to immediately release N100 million for disbursement to traders whose stalls and property were destroyed after the wild fire …

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State of emergency: Military effective in Borno, Yobe —Assessment team

The eight-man assessment team from defence headquarters to Borno and Yobe states have confirmed that the military is still in control of the situation in the two states. The team, led by the Director of Operations, Defence Headquarters, Air Vice Mershal Michael Olatunji Faloyin, who submitted his assessment report to …

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Jigawa to Arrest Street Beggars

From: Umar Akilu Majeri, Dutse The Jigawa state Government has yesterday announced the ban of street begging across the entire communities of the state. This was disclosed by the chairman Dutse local government Alhaji Abdulaziz Dankofa during the opening ceremony of the disbursement of Zakka at the Dutse Emirs palace, …

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Insurgency And Counter-insurgency Boko Haram In Clear And Hidden Examples

SOKOTO – The Sokoto State Government has earmarked N56.7 million to buy food and clothing materials for indigent persons during the Ramadan, an official said on Saturday. Alhaji Lawal Maidoki, the Chairman of Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Committee, made the plan known to newsmen in Sokoto. Maidoki said the …

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