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2019: Kaduna Central APC chairmen reject Senator Shehu Sani

The All Progressives Congress, APC, chairmen in the six local governments that make up Kaduna Central Senatorial district have declared their opposition to the 2019 re-election bid of Senator Shehu Sani.

Kaduna teachers begin indefinite strike

Teachers in public secondary and primary schools in Kaduna State on Monday began an indefinite strike action over job security and welfare issues.

NURHI has reduced maternal deaths in Kaduna – consultant

A Social Consultant, Ibrahim Kannah Terri, has said that the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) child spacing campaign project has reduced maternal deaths in Kaduna State.

Two killed as fresh explosion rocks Maiduguri

A deafening explosion has occurred near Giwa barracks area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Courts remand 300 Boko Haram suspects

Three hundred Boko Haram suspects were officially remanded in custody on Tuesday, as hearings got under way in the first mass trials linked to the Islamist insurgency.

Measles: Kaduna targets one million children for immunization

The Kaduna State Government says its target is to immunise one million children under the age of five years against measles.

Nigeria promises to ‘prosecute, not to persecute’ Boko Haram suspects

Nigeria on Monday began its first major trials of Boko Haram suspects, with a promise to "prosecute and not to persecute" defendants at the closed-door hearings, the justice ministry said.

Nigeria tries Boko Haram suspects behind closed doors

More than 2,300 suspected members of the jihadist group Boko Haram were expected to appear in court in Nigeria from Monday in unprecedented mass trials to be held behind closed doors.

Kaduna govt to track those circulating false pictures to incite violence

Kaduna State Government on Wednesday said it would punish those circulating false images of crisis victims on social media platforms aimed at inciting people to violence in the state.

DSS nabs Germans’ abductors in Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the arrest of suspects who abducted the five German expatriates, as well as Boko Haram fighters and gunrunners.

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Suspected herdsmen allegedly kill local hunter in Plateau

The tension in Plateau State over alleged theft of cows thickened on Saturday with the killing of a local hunter identified as Daniel Wallam in Maijankhai village, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area.

President Buhari’s opponents to blame for insecurity – Emir Kabir Usman

The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Kabir Usman, has attributed many of the security challenges in the country to the activities of President Muhammadu Buhari’s political opponents.

Football fan arrested for allegedly urinating in goalkeeper’s water bottle

A Middlesbrough fan has been arrested for allegedly urinating in the opposition team goalkeeper's water bottle, police said.

Oyo govt approves geological exploration of mineral resources

The Oyo State Government has granted permission for the geological exploration of Talc (Talcum Powder) and other mineral resources in some parts of the state in order for the government to create a data bank of all the mineral resources deposited in the Oke-Ogun and Ibarapa zones of the state as well as enable both local and foreign investors to access them.

Suspected herdsmen set ex-SGF Olu Falae’s oil palm plantation on fire

Multiple reports by Nigeria’s media said a section of the farm owned by a former secretary to the Federal Government, Chief Olu Falae, has been set on fire.

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Super Eagles to play six friendlies ahead of World Cup

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday made public its 2018 FIFA World Cup program for the Super Eagles, revealing venues and dates for six pre-World Cup friendly matches.

Cattle colonies unknown in Nigeria – APDA

The Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency find lasting solution to the perennial herdsmen/farmers clashes in the country.

Governor Dickson congratulates ex-President Obasanjo on bagging PhD at NOUN

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on bagging the first PhD at the National Open University.

Russia rejects US attempts of pressure to improve bilateral dialogue

Russia rejects the efforts by the United States to exert pressure and responds to unfriendly actions, but is willing to improve the bilateral dialogue, Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov told Sputnik.

No more automatic promotion in Oyo civil service – Governor Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday declared that the era of mass promotion in the state civil service, which encourages indolence and inefficiency has gone for good.