Insecurity

Deadly Infighting Erupts Among Terrorist Groups in Zamfara, Scores Killed

In a violent altercation between rival terrorist factions in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, at least 16 terrorists, including two high-ranking commanders, were killed early Friday morning. Counter-insurgency expert and security analyst Zagazola Makama reported the incident on X (formerly Twitter), identifying the slain commanders as Alhaji Nagala and Maikube. These two factions […]

Education

ASUU/ABU Zaria Threatens Strike, Warns Public to Hold FG Responsible

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria branch has staged a peaceful protest in Zaria, Kaduna State, over alleged neglect by the Federal Government. The lecturers warned that the government should be held responsible if they embark on a strike. The lecturers accused the Federal Government of insincerity and […]

News

Kano CP Stand Off with Gov Yusuf Over Deposed Emir’s Eviction

Kano State Police Commissioner, AIG Usaini Gumel, has provided reasons for the police’s decision to ignore Governor Abba Yusuf’s directive to evict the deposed Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero. Governor Yusuf, through the State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Haruna Dederi, had instructed the Police Commissioner on Thursday night to remove the deposed […]

Religious

Friday Sermon: Support The Truth, Love It And Be With Those Who Are True!

By Imam Murtadha Gusau In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all the worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the noblest of Prophets and Messengers, our Prophet Muhammad, and upon his family and companions, and those who follow their guidance until […]

News

Femi Falana Questions Court’s Verdict on Sanusi’s Reinstatement as Emir

Lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana, has challenged the legal basis for nullifying Sanusi Lamido’s reinstatement as Emir. Falana expressed confusion over the court’s decision, explaining that the repeal law cited by the court empowers the state governor to reinstate Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. He made these remarks during an interview with Arise TV, aired […]

News

No-Fly Zone Status Remains as Zamfara Invests in New Airport Development

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, initiated the construction of Gusau International Airport in Zamfara on Thursday. During the ceremony held at the construction site in Gusau, Keyamo committed to supporting the state’s efforts to complete the project within the planned 30-month period. He emphasized that the airport, undertaken by the Zamfara […]

Health

Zamfara Gov Kicks Off Remodeling of Gusau Specialist Hospital

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, on Thursday inaugurated the remodeling and upgrading of the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital in Gusau. This initiative is part of his administration’s commitment to revitalizing the health sector and improving healthcare delivery in the state. During his speech at the flagging-off ceremony held at the hospital, Governor Lawal emphasized that […]

Education

HND Graduates Must Complete One-Year Training Before Conversion – FG

The federal government on Thursday explained the rationale behind the one-year mandatory training requirement for holders of the Higher National Diploma (HND) before their conversion from Executive to Officer cadre in the federal civil service. Folashade Yemi-Esan, the Head of Service of the Federation, revealed the reason during an interactive session with civil servants in […]

Insecurity

Zamfara Banditry: Bello Turji Narrates How It All Started

Bello Turji, a notorious banditry leader, recently narrated the origins of banditry in Zamfara State, Nigeria. In a five-minute video, Turji, seated under a tree with a sophisticated gun and military hat, described how the crime took root in the northwestern state. Responding to a background voice, he detailed the genesis of armed banditry. This […]

Agriculture

Gombe Gov Flags-Off Sales, Distribution of Fertilizer for 2024 Wet Season at 50% Discount

…4,000 MT of Subsidized Input to be Delivered Directly to Farmers, Cooperatives Across 114 Wards By Khalid Idris Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has flagged-off the sales and distribution of subsidized fertilizer to farmers for the 2024 wet season as part of sustained efforts to boost agriculture in the state. Addressing a gathering of […]