US Declares 16 States In Nigeria Unsafe

US Declares 16 States In Nigeria Unsafe Category: Nigeria News Published on Sunday, 12 January 2014 23:40 Written by Adejuwon Soyinka Hits: 128 Barrack obamaThe United States government has warned its citizens against travelling to 16 states in Nigeria. In a revised travel alert issued by the US State Department …

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Jigawa police raided criminal hideouts, arrested 864 suspects –CP

THE Jigawa State Commissioner of police, Kayode Theophilus has disclosed that the command raided suspected criminal points and hideouts about 2,147 times and made over 864 arrests across the state in 2013. The commissioner made the disclosure while reviewing the achievements made by the command during the year under review, …

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Ex-petroleum minister tipped to emerge new Kaduna APC chair

NEWS EXPRESS – A former Minister of State for Petroleum, Alhaji Umaru Dembo, may replace Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed, the embattled interim chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Kaduna State chapter, North-West Nigeria. Dembo is tipped to take over from the embattled chairman over alleged high handedness leveled against …

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Four Million People Accessed Healthcare in 2013 in Jigawa – Official

No fewer than four million people accessed healthcare services in the last one year in Jigawa, the state commissioner for health, Dr Abubakar Tafida, said on Friday in Dutse. A statement signed by Malam Mati Ali, Public Relations Officer of the state Ministry of Health, said this was a great …

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Yero presents N198.7bn budget to Kaduna Assembly

Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State on Tuesday presented the 2014 Appropriation Bill of N198.7bn to the House of Assembly for approval with water supply talking the lion share of N24bn. Presenting the budget, Yero said the state would generate about N29bn internally during the year, while internal and external …

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Gunmen attack Kano state governor’s home, kidnap Bayelsa monarch’s mom

KWANKWASO, Nigeria, Jan. 8 (UPI) — Gunmen attacked the country home of the Kano state governor while the mother and daughter of the Bayelsa state ruler were kidnapped, Nigeria officials said. In Kano state, a witness said the incident occurred Tuesday after Muslim worshipers finished evening prayers at a mosque …

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APC’s Reconciliatory Efforts Falter in Three States

Moves by the interim leadership of the All Progressives Congress to settle the rift in three states caused by the defection of the governors of the Peoples Democratic Party to the APC is witnessing many draw-backs. Also, while lawmakers of the Sokoto State House of Assembly had defected to the …

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Nigerian senator says military bombs his convoy

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A Nigerian military fighter jet bombed the cavalcade of a prominent federal senator as he drove to the scene of an attack by suspected Islamic extremists in the country’s northeast, the senator said Sunday. No one was hurt. Sen. Mohammed Ali Ndume said Saturday’s bombing underscored “the …

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Jigawa NSCDC re-arrests escaped former police officer

A 30-year-old sacked Police Constable, Ibrahim Safiyanu who is resident in Gida Dubu yadi of Dutse, Jigawa State has been re-arrested by the Nigerian Security Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) after he escaped from Prison. This was disclosed by the NSCDC state Commandant, Mr. Muhammad Gidado, while speaking to newsmen over …

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Nigeria: 1200 PDP Chieftains Defect to APC in Kaduna

Photo: Leadership Vice President Namadi Sambo’s move to save his job was yesterday truncated following the defection of about 1, 200 chieftains of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from his local government in Kaduna State to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sambo, who is in Kaduna for a six-day …

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