Meningitis Outbreak- 282 People Dead, Over 1,900 Cases Recorded

Meningitis Outbreak- 282 People Dead, Over 1,900 Cases Recorded

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed the outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis, CSM, in five states with at least 282 deaths related to the disease. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Chief Executive Officer of the centre, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja. Mr. Ihekweazu said that […]

Shehu Sani Wants El-Rufai Punished For Leaked Memo

Shehu Sani Wants El-Rufai Punished For Leaked Memo

Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani, has urged the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to punish Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State for allegedly leaking to reporters a memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. Sani, who is the Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, called for punitive measures in a statement he released in Abuja […]

Ex-Kano Governor Kwankwaso Accuses Successor Of Planning Against Their Political Party

Ex-Kano Governor Kwankwaso Accuses Successor Of Planning Against Their Political Party

  The immediate past governor of Kano State, Mr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has accused ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and current Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, of planning to  defect from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and establish a new political party for the 2019 elections. Mr Kwankwaso also accused both men, who are chieftains of […]

Kano Hisbah Corps Arrest Over 100 Prostitutes, Drug Dealers And Addicts

Kano Hisbah Corps Arrest Over 100 Prostitutes, Drug Dealers And Addicts

The Kano State Hisbah Corps has arrested 120 suspected prostitutes and drugs addicts at a recreation centre 21 kilometres outside Kano Metropolitan Area. The arrests were carried out in a night raid on the Hills and Valleys Recreational Centre, Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area, in a joint operation with the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. The […]

Nigerian Police Begins Aerial Surveillance Of Abuja-Kaduna Highway

Nigerian Police Begins Aerial Surveillance Of Abuja-Kaduna Highway

The Nigerian Police on Saturday said it had begun 24-hour air surveillance on Abuja-Kaduna highway following increase of traffic on the road. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 7, Abuja, Salisu Fagge, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna that the measure was part of efforts at ensuring safety of travellers on the […]

President Buhari Returns To Nigeria

President Buhari Returns To Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari today Friday 10th March, 2017 arrived in Nigeria, landing at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Mando, Kaduna, the home of the  401 Flying Training School. He arrived from the United Kingdom where he had spent the past 51 days on a vacation cum medical trip. President Buhari, who landed at the air base  7:47am, was received […]

BREAKING: Kidnapped Germans Released In Kaduna

BREAKING: Kidnapped Germans Released In Kaduna

Abducted German archaeologist. Dr Peter Breunig of Frankfurt’s Goethe University, and his associate Mr Johannes Behringer, have been released according to reports emerging from the Kaduna State Government. A statement signed by the Special Assistant to the Governor of Kaduna State on Media and Publicity, Mr  Samuel Aruwan, said: “Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has commended […]

Kidnapped Germans: Abductors Demand $200,000 Ransom

Kidnapped Germans: Abductors Demand $200,000 Ransom

The abductors of two German archaeologists, Dr Peter Breunig and Johannes Behringer, kidnapped Wednesday morning from Jengela village in Kagarko Village of Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria, are reportedly demanding a $200,000 ransom fee, according to a report first published by Voice of America. Quoting a worker at the archaeological dig where the Germans were abducted, the […]

Abducted German Archaeologists: Police Chief Briefs Acting President

Abducted German Archaeologists: Police Chief Briefs Acting President

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to brief him on efforts so far made by police to rescue the two German archaeologists abducted by armed unknown gunmen the day before. Peter Breunig and Johannes Behringer, who were part of a joint  project with the Nigerian National Commission of Museums and Monuments studying relics of […]

Buhari Calls Kano Governor During Prayer Session, Addresses Supporters

Buhari Calls Kano Governor During Prayer Session, Addresses Supporters

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday made a phone call to the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to thank the people of the state who had gathered to pray for the quick recovery of the president, a local official said. The governor, who organised what was described as a “special prayer gathering” at the state Government House, asked […]