Wednesday, 20th October 2021
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1 day ago
Gunmen have killed at least 30 people in an attack in Sokoto State, Governor Aminu Tambuwal confirmed yesterday. The assault began at a weekly market in Goronyo on Sunday and continued into Monday morning...
10 Oct
The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria has condoled with the Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Muazu Magarya, over the abduction and subsequent killing of his father.
7 Oct
The Zamfara Government on Thursday said it has secured the release of no fewer than 200 additional people abducted by bandits through peace dialogue and other security measures.
28 Sep
In an apparent display of fault lines set to define the fierce contest for the 2023 presidential election, the Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF), yesterday, rose from its emergency meeting held in Kaduna
28 Sep
About 9.2 million Zamfara State residents looking forward to the expiration of the two weeks telecoms service shutdown will have to endure a tortuous, indefinite wait, as the pangs of ‘no network’ continue
21 Sep
Nigeria's military campaign against criminal gangs in the northwest is pushing them into neighbouring regions as a result of a telecom shutdown and a squeeze on fuel and food supplies, local residents and officials said.
13 Sep
Operatives of the Imo State Police Command, at the weekend, killed the suspected commander of Orlu Zone of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), identified as Chidera Nnabuihe, and two others.
13 Sep
Socio-economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami
10 Sep
Nigerian local authorities have extended a telecom shutdown in northwest Zamfara state to a neighbouring state as part of an ongoing military crackdown on gangs behind a series of mass kidnappings, an official said Friday.
7 Sep
Kaduna State-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, has said that the failure of Sharia law is responsible for banditry in Zamfara State.
7 Sep
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has condemned the directive by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to telecommunication companies in Zamfara State.
4 Sep
Citing rising cases of insecurity in Zamfara and adjourned cities, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed all telecommunications providers to shut down services in Zamfara State from September 3.


15 mins ago
The Police Command in Niger on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of thirteen passengers by gunmen at Konar Barau village of Rafi Local Government Area of the state.
50 mins ago
By Laetitia Badolo OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Access to water and sanitation remains a luxury for most people in Africa. African parliamentarians are ensuring that this luxury effectively became what it really is, a basic human right. The biggest hindrance to improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Africa is the absence of…
1 hour ago
The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Wednesday announced a six-hour planned outage in some communities in Badagry, Lagos State.
1 hour ago
First things first, writing about politics, its abracadabra, its luggage and attendant baggage, is not what I do (as one left that forte years ago.) And the primary reason for not writing about Nigerian, African or global politics is that as any noteworthy writer and strategic thinker who is worth his or her salt would…
2 hours ago
The Never-Ending Electorial Problem Elections in Nigeria have almost always been dogged by allegations of rigging, vote-buying, and ballot box snatching amongst a myriad of issues that have bedeviled the electioneering process since the return to civilian rule in 1999. Between 1999 and 2021, there have been at least six national elections and there is…