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Kayode Fayemi

Bailout deductions: Governors demand for audit

Nigeria governors have demanded an audit of money owed to states by the Federal Government as a condition for repayment of the N614 bailout fund.
Nigeria Police

Three arrested for ‘kidnapping’ Katsina council chief’s kids

The police in Katsina State have arrested three suspects in connection with the kidnap of two children of the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Matazu Local Government Area of the state, Kabiru Matazu.

2023: Daura zone demands Katsina governorship

Ahead of the 2023 elections, the people of Daura senatorial district of Katsina State, have called for power shift to allow a candidate from their zone govern the state.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Insecurity: Katsina election tribunal relocates to Abuja

The Governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Katsina State has shifted its sitting venue to Abuja.

Bandits release another nine teenage girls, one boy in Katsina

Nine additional teenage girls and one boy were on Monday released by repentant bandits in Katsina State, as the dialogue and peace initiative of the state government continue to record success.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Katsina IDPs: Government won’t abandon you – Speaker Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Katsina State that the Federal Government would not abandon them.

KEDCO threatens legal action against customers over assault of staffs

The management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company, KEDCO, has threatened to take legal action against any customers found assaulting it staff while on official duties – distribution of electricity bills and collections of payments.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency | NIMET

NiMet: What weather would be across Nigeria Monday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency of Nigeria (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains across the country for Monday.

30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.
Aminu Masari

Bandits release 30 victims in Kastina

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Saturday received another batch of 30 persons, who were released by suspected bandits.
The Kano State Hisbah Board said it arrested 262 suspected beggars in August in Kano metropolis for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state.

Kano Hisbah arrests 262 beggars in August

The Kano State Hisbah Board said it arrested 262 suspected beggars in August in Kano metropolis for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state.
Simon Lalong

Northern governors dump Ruga for livestock plan

The governors who met in Kaduna, capital of Kaduna State under the aegis of the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) said the new plan will tackle regular clashes in the region between herders and farmers.

I’ve kidnapped over 50, murdered 10 – kingpin

An alleged kidnap kingpin, Bello Abdul, 40, alias Yellow, has confessed to murdering over ten persons and abducting more than 50 victims on the notorious Abuja-Kaduna highway.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo shifts base to Kebbi for MSME Clinics

The 24th edition of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Clinics will hold on Thursday in Kebbi with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in attendance.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits abduct two children of Katsina council chief

Some bandits in the early hours of Wednesday stormed the residence of the Chairman, Caretaker Committee, Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State, Kabiru Matazu, abducting his two children.

Federal government intensifies efforts on integration of Qur’anic education into UBE programme

The Federal Government has reiterated commitment to integrate the Qur’anic and Tsangaya education into the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Tribunal: Reactions trail President Buhari’s victory

As reactions continue across the country over the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, Buhari’s home town of Daura in Katsina state broke into wild jubilation on the judgment.

One killed, 2 kids abducted in Katsina

Suspected armed bandits in the early hours of Wednesday attacked the residence of the Matazu Local Government Council chairman, Alhaji Kabir Matazu, in Katsina State; killing the security guard of his house.

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Kano Hisbah Board arrests four over ‘immorality’

The Kano State Hisbah Board says it has arrested four youths for allegedly committing immoral acts.

NCC advances measures to check pirated books

The Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) says it has advanced strategic measures to check circulation of pirated books in the country.

Clearing agent docked over ‘N510,000 fraud’

A 51-year-old clearing agent, Olaniyi David, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a man of N510,000.
Jadon Sancho had no intention of joining Manchester United during the summer, according to Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc.

Jadon Sancho discusses Borussia Dortmund future amid Manchester United links

Jadon Sancho has remained coy about his future with Borussia Dortmund amid reports linking him with Manchester United next summer.
Cristiano Ronaldo has clarified that a hand gesture he aimed at Atletico Madrid supporters during Juventus's 2-2 draw with the Liga side was not intended to offend them.

Cristiano Ronaldo explains controversial gesture during Atlético draw

Cristiano Ronaldo has denied suggestions he tried to offend Atlético Madrid’s supporters with a hand gesture during Wednesday’s Champions League group stage clash.