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Court remands deji Adeyanju in prison till 2019

Godsgift Onyedinefu A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Kano on Friday remanded  political activist, Deji Adeyanju in prison until February 2019. The police arrested Mr Adeyanju on December 13, accusing him of being complicit in a murder case from the 2000s. The court took the plea of Adeyanju who is charged with complicity

Six states to watch in Nigeria’s 2019 elections–Crisis Group

Nigerian elections are high-stakes affairs often marred by street clashes and worse. As the 2019 contests approach, the risk of disturbances is particularly high in six states. The government and its foreign partners can limit campaign-related violence by enhancing security and promoting dialogue among rivals. What’s new? As presidential, gubernatorial and legislative

Flood kills 31 people, destroys 10,000 houses in kano

The Kano State Government has confirmed the death of 31 people and destruction of more than 10,000 houses during the recent flood disaster in 15 Local Government Areas of the state. Ali Bashir, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency, SERERA, disclosed this in an interview with

Fake News: Police arrest WhatsApp admin, members in Kano

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Kano State Police Command has arrested an Administrator and members of a WhatsApp Group for circulating fake news and an image of a married woman whom they claimed was trafficking in children in the city.   According to PRNigeria, Spokesperson of the Police in the State, Superintendent of Police Magaji

Osinbanjo at Dangote Business School, Tasks Youths on Entrepreneurship   

Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo has charged young Nigerian innovators and entrepreneurs to always be focused and dogged in transforming their ideas into reality. Osinbanjo gave the charge in Kano at the 2018 Northern Regional Finals of Students Innovation Challenge (SIC) held at Dangote Business School (DBS) of Bayero University, Kano. “Never give

FG approves N6 trillion health development plan

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday approved a N6.01 trillion National Strategic Health Development Plan II. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, disclosed this when he briefed journalists at the end of the council’s meeting chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa, Abuja. According to him, the new

ICPC Nabs 4 immigration job scammers

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested one Mohammed Rabiu Isa, 48 years old and 3 others for allegedly duping unsuspecting job-seekers with fake employment letters. Spokesperson for the Commission Mrs.Rasheedat Okoduwa in a statement she issued on tuesday revealed that the suspects defrauded six

Killing Nigeria Police Softly!

 By Emmanuel Onwubiko These certainly are not the best of times for the beleaguered Nigeria Police Force. The embattled policing institution in Nigeria is being progressively battered and dealth severe ethical blows by persons wielding executive powers of the federation under whose supervision the security forces are classified. Although the Nigerian Police has had

Negligence: Nija Save Nigeria slams N1bn suit against Kano, FG

Jude Johnson    The Nija Save Nigeria,  a Non-governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated solely to fight injustice and maltreatment of Nigerians has sued the Kano and the Federal Government for N1 billion for negligence at the Federal High Court, Abuja.   In a suit No.FHC/ABJ/CS/722/2018 dated July 10, 2018 , filed on their behalf by

Panel frees 368 prison inmates in Kano

by Jude Johnson, The stakeholders Committee on Prison Reform and Prison Decongestion have during their second visit to Kano state, facilitated the release of 368 prisoners. The Public Relations Officer, Nigerian Prison Service, Kano State Command, Musbahu Lawan, said the Committee was Inaugurated by the Federal Executive Council on the 31st october 2017. According

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