Sunday, November 17, 2019

Police repel bandits’ attack on two Katsina communities

By Abdulrasheed Bello Operatives of Operation Puff Adder in Katsina State on Friday morning reportedly repelled bandits who attacked Sabon Garin Baure and Baure villages...

NIPRD begins multi-billion dollar project to improve revenue across states

By Brendan Umoren The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has initiated a multi-billion naira project that would improve the Internally Gen­erated Revenue...

Hajj: NAHCON confirms death of Katsina pilgrim

By Agencies The Chairman, Medical Committee, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Dr Ibrahim Kana, has confirmed the death of a female pilgrim from Katsina...

Hajj: Nigerian pilgrims go for free SIM cards

By Agencies Some Nigerian pilgrims in Madinah have been visiting telecommunication mobile outfits in the city for free SIM cards and to purchase recharge cards...

15 killed in gunmen attack on Katsina village

By Abdulrasheed Bello Fifteen people have been reportedly killed by gunmen following an attack on Zango village in Katsina State, north-west Nigeria. The armed men were...

Nigerian pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia

By Agencies A female Nigerian pilgrim from Katsina State has died in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The pilgrim died in her accommodation Tuesday morning, the head of...

Full list of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees

By Our Reporter 1. Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia) 2. Mohammed Musa Bello(Adamawa) 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) 4. Chris Ngige (Anambra) 5. Sharon Ikeazor (Anambra) 6. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) 7. Ambassador...

Governor Masari: Banditry attacks will soon be history in Katsina

By Brendan Umoren Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has declared that the current banditry attacks and insecurity in the state will soon become...

Serap drags senior Nigerian officials to ICC ‘for leaving 13.2 million...

By Bankole Adewale Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to...

Hajj: Cleric urges Nigerian pilgrims to behave with decorum

By Brendan Umoren The Chief Imam of Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Headquarters, Dr Alhassan Yaqub, has advised Nigerian pilgrims to honour Madinah, the city of...

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President Buhari leads in eight Kebbi LGAs

By Brendan Umoren President Muhammad Buhari is leading in eight out of the 21 Local Government Areas of Kebbi in the presidential election results so...

Bandits kill 11 villagers, army captain in Katsina, Niger

By Brendan Umoren Armed bandits killed 11 villagers and an Army Captain in a series of attacks across communities in Katsina and Niger State in...

Federal government completes 104km Funtua-Gusau road

By Abdulkarim Rufai No less than N8.3 billion has been expended by the Federal Government for rehabilitation of the 104-kilometre Funtua Road in Katsina State to...

Ninth Assembly: APC recommends Senator Lawan for Senate Presidency

By Brendan Umoren The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday recommended the Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe) for the position of Senate President in the...