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Police ‘torture’ man to death in Kano

Emir of Karaye in Kano State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar II, has called for proper investigation into the death of a 26-year-old man, Abdulkadir Nasiru, who was allegedly tortured to death by the police.

Sokoto inaugurates committee to probe alleged NAF killings

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigate alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Rochas Foundation College reduces out-of-school children in Sokoto — commissioner

Alhaji Bello Abubakar-Gwiwa, the Sokoto state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, says the establishement of Rochas Foundation College has assisted in reducing out-of-school children in the state.

Kaduna firm trains 3,000 ‘Almajiri’ on furniture making

A furniture firm, Classic Entrance, Kaduna, on Saturday commenced the training of 3,000 Quranic education pupils, popularly known as `Almajiri’, in furniture making, to empower them with skills to be self-reliant.
Samuel Aruwan

Kaduna government speaks on new kidnappings

The Kaduna State government has debunked reports on social media platforms that bandits kidnapped 13 persons on Abuja-Kaduna highway on Monday.

Traditional ruler loses as appeal court resettles evicted herders

A court of appeal sitting in Dutse, Jigawa State, on Tuesday set aside a judgement delivered by an upper Sharia court evicting herders from their settlement.
Nuhu Sanusi Emir of Dutse

Dutse emir decries indiscriminate felling of trees

The Emir of Dutse, Nuhu Muhammad Sanusi, has decried indiscriminate felling of trees in his domain, calling on the state government to review the law prohibiting the act with a view to providing stiffer punishment for the offenders.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army establishes ‘Super Camp’ in Niger

The Nigerian Army has established a “Super Camp” in Kotonkoro in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger to tackle kidnapping, cattle rustling and banditry in the area.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor urges stakeholders support for routine immunisation

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has appealed to stakeholders to support routine immunisation for children in the state.
The wife of Kaduna state governor, Mrs. Ummi El-Rufai, has said there are over 200,000 children still suffering from malnutrition in the state.

Election: Ummi El-Rufai begins four-day appreciation tour

The Wife of Kaduna State Governor, Mrs Ummi El-Rufai, on Saturday assured people of the state that they would not regret electing the APC for another four year term.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari mourns Dan Madami Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Daura, Katsina State, joined thousands of people in mourning Alhaji Abdulrahman Danmalam, who was the Dan Madami and a District Head in the palace of the Emir of Daura.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara government removes Maru emir, Kanoma district head

Zamfara State Government has finally removed the suspended Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim, and the district head of Kanoma, Alhaji Ahmed Kanoma, from office.g

Oxfam Proact project flags off ‘1 person 4 tree’ campaign in Birnin Kebbi

As part of its commitment to ensure a healthy and pollution free environment, a leading International Non Governmental Organisation, OXFAM, through its PROACT Project drive on Tuesday launched ‘1 person 4 trees’ planting campaign in Ambursa District, Birnin Kebbi local government area of Kebbi state

Group calls for investigation into 11-years-old pupil’s death

The Resource Center For Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED), on Sunday called for full-scale investigation on the death of a pupil following the collapse of a school building in Zaria, Kaduna State.

Katsina CJ frees 300 Prisoners, promises judicial reforms

Katsina State Chief Judge, Justice Musa Danladi Abubakar, Tuesday in Katsina announced the release of a total number of about 300 prisoners from the State’s Prison Custody, following the visit to the various prison camps.

Governor Bagudu hails youths on community policing

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has commended youths for complementing the efforts of security agencies through community policing to secure the state.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere slams VP Osinbajo over comments on kidnapping, insecurity

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Tuesday condemned the statement credited to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, over the issue of insecurity, especially kidnapping in the South West and some other parts of the country.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.

Governor Mohammed, others attend Senator Gamawa’s funeral prayer

Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa has been buried on Saturday at his hometown, Gamawa, the headquarters of Gamawa local government area of Bauchi State.

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A Lagos businessman, Ifeanyi Okoli, alleged to have imported into Nigeria 120,000 brands of substandard electric cables in 13 containers have been arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria by Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on a three-count criminal charge of conspiracy and importation of substandard goods.