Tag: kano

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Mazi EmekaJuly 1, 2016

This is when Kogi, Kano, Imo, Rivers states will hold rerun election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Monday, announced that the rerun elections for Kogi, Rivers, Imo and Kano states would ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 1, 2016

Kogi governor stranded at Kano airport

The Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello, was on Wednesday stranded in Kano over the expiration of his travel visa. According ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 27, 2016

Garba Lawal inspires young footballers at Copa Coca-Cola training camp (PHOTOS)

The COPA Coca-Cola 2016 coaching clinic has been filled with several incredible moments, and the training camp at Kaduna recently ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 26, 2016

Lagos state made more money than 32 states in the past year [DETAILS]

The Internal Generated Revenue of Lagos state, which stands at N268 billion, is said to be higher than the combined ...

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Isime EseneJune 13, 2016

Demola Rewaju: Herd mentality, mob justice and humanity – How Nigeria condemns itself (Y! Politico)

by Demola Rewaju There is a certain specie of goats that demonstrate the phenomenon of herd mentality most aptly – ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 11, 2016

Opinion: How to get away with murder

By Nana Aisha Salaudeen Nigeria has an illegitimate culture of dispensing ‘justice’ on ‘blundering’ individuals – jungle/mob justice. There are ...

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Mallam YeroJune 10, 2016

Five men charged for gruesome murder of Igbo trader in Kano

The suspected murderers of Bridget Agbahime, a Kano-based trader, have been arraigned before a Kano State Magistrate court. Bridget was ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 10, 2016

Opinion: Islam; a religion of peace or …

By Malik Opeyemi Joseph  Most Muslim faithfuls I have come in contact with are quick to mention peace as one of ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 10, 2016

Reuben Abati: The national brain in recession

“Have you eaten today? If not, let me show you this new restaurant. Good food, the service girls specially attractive, ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 9, 2016

DSS raids ISIS training cell in Kano, 5 arrested

The Department of Sate Services (DSS) on Thursday, raided an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) training cell in ...

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Isime EseneJune 8, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Murder and madness by doomed youths

by Bayo Oluwasanmi I penned a piece titled A Doomed People published in SaharaReporters October 11, 2012 on the riveting butchery ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

How FG plans to boost rice, wheat production in 1 year

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, disclosed that it has set-up a National Rice and Wheat Task Force to monitor the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 5, 2016

‘Why must the blood of Biafrans continue to be spilled on Arewa land?’

Secessionist group, the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), on Sunday, condemned the killing of ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 5, 2016

Igbo woman killed in Kano was provoked by her killer – CAN

The Northern chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Sunday, reacted to the gruesome murder of Bridget Agbahime ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 5, 2016

YNaija Says: Enough is enough, it is time we take mob actions seriously

Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

#JusticeForBridget: Buhari ‘regrets’ murder of Igbo trader

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of an Igbo trader, Bridget Patiece Agbahime, by an angry mob in Kano ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

#JusticeForBridget: Prime suspect in gruesome murder of Igbo trader, arrested

The Kano state Governor, Umar Ganduje, has condemned the killing of 74 year Bridget Patience Agbahime and also announced the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

#JusticeForBridget: Oby Ezekwesili champions the cause of ‘the beheaded Igbo woman’

Following the gruesome beheading of an Igbo woman, Bridget Patience Agbaheme, by irate Muslim youths in Kano state for allegedly ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 3, 2016

Jungle justice: Igbo trader beheaded by Kano mob over blasphemy

A female trader, who sells plastics, was killed by an angry mob of Muslims youths in Kano on Thursday evening. ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 1, 2016

INEC banks on ‘hope’ for suspended elections

Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday, said that it will hopefully conclude elections suspended in ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 28, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

Here are top five stories to monitor today. 1) VP Osinbajo media forum Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, met ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 27, 2016

‘Nigeria’s economy would have collasped if not for President Buhari’ – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Friday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s election saved Nigeria from economic ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 27, 2016

Meet Ese Oruru’s baby girl (PHOTOS)

14-year-old Ese Oruru, who was abducted and later rescued, on Thursday, gave birth to her baby in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 24, 2016

FG commends NLC for calling off strike

The federal government, on Monday, commended the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for suspending its five-day-old strike. It would be recalled ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 23, 2016

Woman narrates how she was sent on “God’s mission” by Boko Haram

A mother of three on Sunday  disclosed how she managed to escape from Boko Haram members who sent her on ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 22, 2016

APC’s Senator Shehu Sani loses mum

The senator representing Kaduna Central in the House of Assembly, Shehu Sani has lost his mother. She died on Saturday, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 20, 2016

“His blockos are still PDP” | 7 nasty insults Shehu Sani threw at Governor El Rufai

It is no new news that Governor of Kano state, Nasir El Rufai and Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 17, 2016

Pregnant Ese Oruru set to deliver Yunusa’s baby

Ese Oruru grabbed national headlines when it became apparent that she was abducted to Kano for six months by a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 15, 2016

Shekarau was arrested by the EFCC, and he sees God’s hand in it

A former minister of education, Ibrahim Shekarau has declared that his arrest and detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 12, 2016

Why Kano youth burned down legislators’ homes

The youths of Gaya Local Government, Kano state, who say they tired of being lied to by their elected constituency ...

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