I will put an end to incessant killings of villagers -Al-Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha has vowed to put an end to the incessant killings of Villagers in various communities of Southern Kaduna.The former CSO, who was more particular about the continuous killings in Attakar Chiefdom of Kaura local government in Kaduna State, …

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N3.3b PAYE scam uncovered in Adamawa

Adamawa State House of Assembly has disclosed that over N3.3b generated from Pay as You Earn (PAYE) of the 21 local government areas of the State was not remitted into government’s account. The said amount was a deduction made from local government staff salary as statutory taxes between 2009, 2010,2011 …

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Nigeria: 40 confirmed dead in attacks on Borno state’s villages

A total of 40 people have been confirmed dead in attacks by suspected Boko Haram fighters in two villages of Nigeria’s Borno state, a government official said on Monday. In Gulumba Town of Borno state, 27 people were shot dead while 300 houses were set ablaze when insurgents attacked a …

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Yobe declares state of emergency in health sector – Commissioner

The Finance Commissioner stated this on Wednesday. The Yobe State Government on Wednesday said it had declared a state of emergency in the health sector to improve health care delivery and reduce medical tourism outside the state. The Commissioner for Finance, Kaigama Umar, announced this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Damaturu. Mr. Kaigama, …

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Emergency Rule Extension: It’s Declaration Of War On Adamawa – Nyako

The decision of President Goodluck Jonathan to seek an extension of emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states was sequel to a meeting held with the Security Council on Tuesday. The council asked the president to extend the state of emergency in the three states because of the ongoing …

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Immunization campaign in Nigeria mobilizes a nation for child survival …

Immunization campaign in Nigeria mobilizes a nation for child survival, village by village   By Geoffrey Njoku Town announcer Saleh Karamami is making his rounds for child survival, rousing the residents of Karamami, Nigeria, as part of a national immunization campaign. KANO STATE, Nigeria, 6 November 2013 – The man …

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Chieftain Warns Against Replacing Kaduna State APC Coordinator

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Maiturare, has cautioned the national secretariat of the party against replacing the state Coordinator of the party Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Kaduna that doing so would amount …

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Police storms Kano government lodge in Abuja, holds five nPDP governors …

A detachment of police officers, led by the DPO of Asokoro police division today stormed the Kano State Government Lodge in Abuja and held at least 5 factional PDP governors as well as others hostage. According to SaharaReporters, five trapped governors are members of the splinter faction of the People’s …

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Army, Adamawa govt deny Michika attack

The Adamawa state government said the killings may have occurred in Borno state Military authorities and the Adamawa state government have refuted media report that 30 people were killed in the north eastern state over the weekend. Earlier reports said a bridegroom, family members and friends were among 30 persons …

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Boko Haram violence cripples Christianity in areas of Nigeria’s Borno State

Enlarge this picture EYN church building in Maiduguri, Borno state after destruction.(Morning Star News via Z. Bulus, EYN) Islamic extremist Boko Haram insurgents have driven thousands of Christians from areas of Borno state, with some of those remaining unable to hold worship services, church leaders said. Boko Haram attacks that …

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