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Police nabbed 28-year-old sodomist, 5 suspects for gang raping minor

The Bauchi state police command said it has arrested a 28 year old suspected homosexualist, Yusuf Yakubu of Bayan Ganuwa Yakubu Wanka, Gombe road, Bauchi. The Police Public relations officer of the command, DSP Ahmed Wakili stated this in a...

El-Rufai opens third book before appointing Emir of Zazzau

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has begun reading the third book before he approves the appointment of the new emir of Zazzau. The throne became vacant, following the death of the 18th Emir of Zazzau Shehu Idris on...

Bauchi gov sacks Head of Service, Ma’aji

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has sacked the Head of Service in the state, Alhaji Ahmed Ma’aji, with immediate effect. The governor, therefore, appointed Dr. Bala Lukshi, as the acting Head of service. This was contained in a media statement signed...

Bauchi Govt reopens Schools October 12

Governor Mohammed Bala Abdulkadir of Bauchi State has approved the reopening of all Bauchi State primary and secondary schools from 12 October 2020. In a statement signed by the state commissioner of Education Dr. Aliyu Usman Tilde and made available...

KDSG update on selection process for new Emir of Zazzau

The selection process for the new Emir of Zazzau is proceeding with the careful attention befitting such a momentous decision, according to Balarabe Abbas Lawal, the Secretary to the Kaduna State Government. Providing an update on the selection process, the...

Minister lauds Bauchi Gov for signing VAPP into law

The Minister of Women Affairs and Child Development, Mrs Dame Pauline Tallen on Thursday applauded Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi state for the prompt assent to the Violence Against Persons Prohibition law in the state. The Minister made the...

Court halts labour unions planned nationwide protest

The Abuja Judicial Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria has barred the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, from holding their planned mass action. Recall that the two labour unions had fixed September 28...

BCAI meets Kano lawmakers , calls for the adoption of Child Protection Bill

The Executive Director of Bridge Connect Africa Initiative, BCAI , Sani Muhammad has on Wednesday led a coalition of Civil Society Organisations to the Kano State House of Assembly meet and discuss the Child Protection Bill with members of...

Gov. Bello Grieves as Tanker Explosion Kills Kogi Poly Students

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has expressed deep shock and utter grief over a ‘deadly’ tanker explosion at Felele area, in the state capital, Lokoja. The Arewa Affairs, gathered that the fatal explosion, which occured early Wednesday...

FEC approves $1.95bn for Kano-Dutse-Katsina-Jibia-Maradi rail line project

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved $1.95billion for the construction of Kano-Dutse(Jigawa)- Katsina- Jibia – Maradi (Niger Republic) rail line project. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome...

Students, Others Burnt to Death as Tanker Explodes in Kogi

A tanker accident, which resulted in fire, has killed many people in Lokoja, Kogi State. Among those burnt to death are school children, traders and pedestrians along Lokoja-Abuja Road. The casualty figure was reported to be over 20 as the fire...

Student Who Proposes To His Babe After WAEC Exam: This Is What Happened To...

Due to Corona virus outbreak, government proposed Waec exam should be written next year but pressure from parents and different organizations, the exam was later written in August instead of April, the month slated for waec exam annually. The...

El-Rufai confirms death of Emir of Zazzau, announces burial arrangement

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has confirmed the death of the Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris, after a brief illness. The emir died at 44 Military Hospital Kaduna on Sunday. “It is with great sadness that I confirm the...

FG partners Bauchi Govt to Construct low-cost housing units

Federal Government in partnership with the Bauchi State Government is to commence fresh construction of four thousand housing units in the state worth billions of naira targeting lower income earners as beneficiaries. The Managing Director, Family Homes Fund, Mr Femi...

Depending on Food Aid to feed IDPs no longer sustainable Zullum laments

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum has stated that feeding over one million internally displaced persons without having access to the means of livelihood is no longer sustainable. The Governor stated this on Thursday when he received House of Representatives...

Benue fixes Sept. 21 for school reopening

The Benue State Government has approved Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 for the resumption of all schools in the state. The Commissioner for Education, Prof. Dennis Ityavyar, told journalists on Wednesday in Makurdi that both public and private primary, secondary and...

Gov. Mohammed establishes Bauchi road traffic agency, BAROTA

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, on Wednesday, assented to the bill establishing the Bauchi State Road Management and Traffic Agency, BAROTA. While signing the bill, Mohammed said the agency would control, regulate traffic and other matters. “The agency was established...

CITAD supports youths with over N5.28m to prevent spread of COVID-19

The Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has supported 31 youths in Kano with N 5,289, 375 for COVID-19 education of the populace so as to reduce spread of the disease. CITAD Campaign and Communication officer, Ali Sabo stated...

Kamadi lauds officials of FMYSD for showing concern on the Health of NYPs

The Member representating Federal Capital Territory, FCT Abuja at the Nigerian Youth Parliament, Hon. Balkisu Abdullahi Kamadi has lauded the efforts of officials of the Department of Youth Development, Social Development Secretariat Abuja for showing concern on health and...

Zulum approves recruitment of 594 Doctors, Nurses, others for Borno Hospitals

Borno state Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the engagement of 84 medical doctors, 365 nurses and midwives, 45 pharmacists and 100 health technicians and other supportive staff, making 594 personnel being added to state healthcare sector. Zulum announced the...

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Bauchi gov sacks Head of Service, Ma’aji

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has sacked the Head of Service in the state, Alhaji Ahmed Ma’aji, with immediate effect. The governor, therefore, appointed Dr....

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