End bandits’ attacks now or we’ll all die, Aisha Buhari tells security agencies

Wife of Nigeria’s President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has challenged security agencies to quickly end banditry and other insecurity challenges in parts of the country. Mrs...

‘Bandits’ abduct 3-month-old baby, 7 others in Zamfara

Un known gunmen have abducted seven persons, including a three-month-old baby at Kanoma village in Maru local government area of Zamfara state. According to NAN,...

Banditry: Army bans motorbikes in Kano, Zamfara, Katsina, four others

The Nigerian Army has banned the use of motorcycles within the hinterland and forests of seven states. The states are: Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna,...

Zamfara Emirs apologise to NAF over allegations of killing civilians

The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent...

Why Leah Sharibu is still in Boko Haram captivity–Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, captured last year February from Science Secondary School in Dapchi,...

Why Zamfara violence is beyond Buhari’s control–Cleric

A Kano-based Islamic scholar Sheikh Abdallah Gadon-Kaya has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot end the persistent killings in Zamfara state because some influential...

Zamfara residents besiege market for anti-bullet charms as 40 killed in fresh attacks

Desperate residents from Tsafe local government of Zamfara state have been trooping in droves to a market in nearby Tsauni village to purchase amulets...

Zamfara: Bandits stock piling arms – Gov. Yari raises alarm

Gov. Abdulazeez Yari of Zamfara on Tuesday in Abuja raised alarm over stock piling of arms by bandits operating in the state. Yari made this...

Buratai: Some politicians plan to unleash violence to disrupt governorship polls

The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has said that military intelligence revealed that some politicians are planning to perpetrate acts...

30 killed in fresh Zamfara violence

At least 30 people are reportedly killed in a reprisal attack by armed bandits  on members of a local vigilance group known as “Yan sa...

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We have no immunity against Allah’s prosecution–Emir Sanusi tells Kano Assembly

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II has called on the new members of the Kano State House of Assembly to fear Allah and discharge their duties...

Dollar bribery: ‘Why I didn’t probe Ganduje–Muhuyi Magaji

Muhuyi Magaji Ramindado, chairman of the Kano state Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) has said the commission could not probe Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s...

Court orders Kano anti-corruption commission to halt Emir Sanusi’s probe

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has ordered the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission to suspend its ongoing investigation against Emir...