EXTRA: Kano Assembly To Investigate ‘Video Cliffs’ Of Governor Ganduje

The Kano State House of Assembly has written to invite Jafar Jafar, the editor of Daily Nigerian, over the publication of a video of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje receiving kickbacks from contractors. In the letter, which was dated October 18, the state assembly said it is inviting the editor in relation …

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BREAKING: Bindo Confirmed Adamawa APC Governorship Candidate

Jibrilla Bindo, Governor of Adamawa State, has been confirmed as the flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 general election, SaharaReporters can report. The Professor Oserheimen Osumbor-led Primary Election Appeal Panel dismissed the two petitions brought before the panel, challenging the governor’s declaration as winner of the …

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Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 40: 15 October 2018

Highlights • 89 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 15 th October 2018 in Borno State • No new death was reported Epidemiological Summary The total number of suspected cholera cases reported as at 15th October 2018 stands at 4,942 with 71 associated deaths, (CFR – 1.43%). …

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Social Investment Program is life changer in Jigawa

I have decided to drop this piece as many people may not be aware of the silent revolution going on in Jigawa State through Social Investment Program. Between May and April,2018,a total of ten thousand (10,000)households have benefited from Federal Government’s conditional cash transfer of N5000 per month and many …

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Police nab six suspected kidnappers, robbers in Kebbi

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto The Kebbi State Commissioner of Police, Mr Kabiru Ibrahim, has paraded six suspected kidnappers and six armed robbers who he said were responsible for many kidnapping cases in the state. The suspected kidnapers included Bello Garba, alias Commander, Alti Alhajo Chede, Muhammadu Ali, alias Dutse, Garba Maduga, …

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Kaduna State No. 1 in registering property, enforcing contracts

The World Bank has ranked Kaduna State number one in registering property and enforcing contracts in its latest ranking of doing business in Nigeria. The bank also ranked Kaduna State fifth in ease of doing business and 17th in dealing with construction permits. This was contained in the bank’s “Doing …

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Kano State approves mandatory drug test for political appointees, others‎

The Kano State ‎Government has approved compulsory drug test for political appointees, civil servants and students seeking admission into the tertiary institutions. The Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the outcome of the weekly State Executive Council meeting in Kano on Thursday.‎ ‎He said …

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Five killed in militia attack on travellers in Adamawa – Police

Five killed in militia attack on travellers in Adamawa – Police The police on Tuesday confirmed five persons were killed in an attack allegedly by an ethnic militia on travellers in Bali village of Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Four other victims survived the attack with injuries and …

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Local Government Area Settlement Profiling Mafa town, Mafa LGA, Borno State, Nigeria, June 2018

Introduction Since the conflict between Nigerian security forces and armed opposition groups (AOGs) escalated in 2013, more than two million individuals have been displaced. Most of them were displaced in Borno State, particularly to urban centres across all accessible Local Government Areas (LGA). The humanitarian response is challenged by many …

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Yobe State Cholera Outbreak Situation Report No. 25: 14th October 2018

Highlights: 18 new cases were reported on 14th October 2018 from 3 LGAs (Gujba, Gulani and Damaturu). 0 death was reported. Epidemiological Summary: The total number of suspected cholera cases reported in Yobe state is 1,538 with 61 associated deaths (CFR 3.97%). In the state, up to 467 cases have …

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