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2019: Youth pledge one million votes for Muhammadu Buhari

No fewer than 35,560 youth under the auspices of Buhari Campaign Organisation in the 12 local government areas in the Katsina North senatorial district converged on Daura to drum up support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Police arrest 30 robbers, cultists in Kwara

Kwara State police command has arrested 30 suspected armed robbers and cultists within the Ilorin metropolis, two weeks after resumption of new commissioner of police, Mr. Bolaji Fafowora.

APC wins Katsina North senatorial bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina state has declared Alhaji Ahmed Babba Kaita of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the winner of the bye election conducted in the Katsina North Senatorial District.

Katsina By-election: Police deploy 4,737 personnel in 12 LGAs

The Katsina police command Saturday said it had deployed 4,737 personnel, including operatives of other sister security agencies, in 12 Local Government Areas to ensure a hitch-free Katsina north senatorial by-election holding saturday.

Katsina North by-election commences peacefully amidst tight security

The Katsina North senatorial by-election began peacefully and smoothly in the 12 affected local government areas of Katsina state on Saturday, amidst tight security.
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Katsina bye-election: Two brothers lock horns on Saturday

Two brothers, Kabir Babba Kaita of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and his younger brother, Ahmad Babba Kaita of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are the two major contenders among four other candidates from various political parties who will slug it on Saturday during a by-election to fill the vacant seat of the Katsina North senatorial zone at the National Assembly.

APC nominates candidate for Katsina senatorial bye election

The Katsina State chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has declared Alhaji Ahmed Babba-Kaita as the winner of the primary election for the Katsina North Senatorial District bye election.

INEC to recruit 7, 727 ad-hoc staff for Katsina senatorial bye-election

No fewer than 7, 727 ad-hoc staff would be recruited by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct bye-election into Katsina North Senatorial District in Katsina State.

NDLEA arrests 131 suspects, seizes 263 kg illicit drugs in 12 months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Kwara on Monday said the agency arrested 131 suspects and seized 263.752 kg illicit drugs in 12 months.

Governor Masari: Why herdsmen, farmers clashes persist

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has on Tuesday said the persistence and incessant clashes between the herdsmen and farmers mostly hinges on encroachment on areas of land reserved for grazing by farmers and consequent encroachment on farms by breeders.

Windstorm, downpour wreak havoc in Bauchi metropolis

Heavy rainfall and windstorm on Saturday destroyed property in Bauchi metropolis, reports the News Agency of Nigeria.

Delegates re-elect party executives in Daura local government by consensus

The All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates in Daura Local Government Area, Katsina State, on Saturday re-elected all the 26 officials of the local government by consensus.

Yobe cholera outbreak claims 13 lives in Yobe

A cholera outbreak in Gashua, Yobe, has claimed 13 lives out of 160 cases reported in the last six days, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Cholera outbreak kills six in Yobe

Not fewer than six people have been confirmed dead following an outbreak of Cholera in Bade Local Government of Yobe State.

European Union plants 4.5 million trees in Katsina

About 4.54 million trees have been planted and maintained in Katsina State under the Improved Fuel Wood Balance project supported by the European Union (EU).

NSCDC parades 4 suspects for robbery, possession of illegal arms in Plateau

The Plateau State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has paraded four suspects over possession of illegal arms and ammunition as well as for armed robbery.

Man to receive six strokes of cane for stealing cell phone, gambling

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered that 20-year-old man, Idris Isa, be given six strokes of the cane for stealing a cell phone and gambling.

Senator Mustafa Bukar distributes 120 water pumping machines to farmers in Katsina

Sen. Mustafa Bukar (APC-Katsina North) has commenced the distribution of 120 water pumping machines across his constituency to promote irrigation farming.

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Babatunde Fashola: APC did not promise to transform Nigeria in four years

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.

INEC removes names of 1,931 dead persons from Kaduna voters’ register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.

Shehu Sani: I represented Kaduna Central to the best of my ability

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.

Micheal Obafemi snubs Super Eagles, debut for Ireland

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
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Boko Haram kills 53 in fresh attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.