Friday, June 11, 2021



Day-old girl thrown into well in Kano

The corpse of a baby girl, suspected to be a day old, has been recovered in a well at Tsalle Village in Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

10 states yet to pay minimum wage – Union

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, on Thursday said that 10 states had yet to implement the National Minimum Wage signed into law on April 18, 2019.

Senate set to screen Lauretta Onochie, other nominees as INEC national commissioners

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has referred President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to confirm six nominees as national commissioners of the Independent National Electoral...

BUK final year student dies in hostel

A 400-level student in the Department of Political Science at the Bayero Univeristy, Kano, Mercy Sunday, has died after suffering a fever.

Auto crash claims 18 in Jigawa – Police

No fewer than 18 persons have been killed in an auto crash that occurred on Wednesday along Birninkudu-Kano road in Birninkudu Local Government Area of Jigawa.

Nigerian market traders association appoints Aminu Dantata as patron

The Kano State chapter of the Market Traders Association of Nigeria, MATAN, has appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Dantata Foods and Allied Products, Tajuddeen Aminu-Dantata, as its patron and member of the advisory council.

NiMet predicts normal, above-normal rainfall from June to August

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted normal to above normal rainfall from June to August across the nation.

Police academy candidates warned against activities of racketeers

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mohammed Aliyu, has warned candidates of the Nigeria Police Academy, POLAC, shortlisted for physical screening/interview, to be wary of admission racketeers.

Buhari committed more resources to infrastructure than Jonathan, Obasanjo – APC group

A group of the All Progressives Congress, under the aegis of APC Legacy Awareness & Campaign, APC-LAC, said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led's administration committed more resources to infrastructure than any other administration since 1999.

17 Kano young men perish in accident along Zaria-Kano highway

Seventeen young men from Kano State have died in a ghastly motor accident along Zaria-Kano road on Saturday. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the accident occurred...

2023: More PDP governors joining APC soon — Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has revealed that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is making preparation to receive more governors from the main...

IPOB: Wamakko condemns killing of Northerners in Southeast, says ‘enough is enough’

The Senator representing Sokoto North in the National Assembly, Aliyu Wamakko, has condemned the recent violence unleashed against Northerners and their businesses by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the south-eastern states of the country.

NDLEA seizes 34,950 Tramadol, Diazepam capsules in Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has said that it seized 34,950 capsules of Tramadol and Diazepam in Lagos meant for delivery to insurgents in Borno.

More Nigerian youths are now acquiring digital skills – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has expressed his happiness that more and more Nigerians are now acquiring digital skills, courtesy of the strategic digital initiatives of his ministry along with its supervising agencies.

Insecurity: Ganduje wants Naval base established in Kano

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has solicited for the establishment of a naval base in the state.

Kano youths laud FG for suspending Twitter in Nigeria

A cross section of Kano residents have commended the Federal government for suspending access to Twitter, a microblogging and social media network. Some of the...

Amaechi to Nigerian Army: Help us secure our rail projects, workers

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has called on the Nigerian Army to provide security protection for the workers on Kaduna-Kano, Kano-Maradi and Maiduguri-Port Harcourt rail lines projects that will begin soon.

Gunmen kidnap Igbo trader in Kano – Police

Gunmen kidnapped a businessman, Emmanuel Eze, in Kore town in Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State on Thursday. Police spokesman in the state, DSP...

Bandits gathering in Kano forests, Ganduje raises alarm

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has raised the alarm over an alleged regrouping of armed bandits around Falgore forest in the state.

JUSUN strike stalls ex-Emir Sanusi’s suit against Kano govt

A suit filed by deposed Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II, against the Kano State government and others was Thursday stalled due to the strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN.

Police arrest 63 suspected thugs, drug dealers in Kano

The police command in Kano State has arrested 63 suspected thugs and drug dealers in a clearance operation across the eight Local Government Areas, LGAs, of Kano metropolis.

FEC approves N9.2bn premium for civil servants’ life insurance

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the sum of N9.2billion as a premium to insurance companies that will manage the group life insurance...

2 children ‘regain hearing’ as Aminu Kano hospital conducts first cochlear implant surgery

The Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, AKTH, has successfully conducted the first cochlear implant surgery in the North. A news bulletin posted by the hospital on...

Properties marked by EFCC in Kano belong to me not NSA’s aide, says Kano busineman Tanimu Inusa

A Kano-based properties developer and commodity merchant, Tanimu Inusa, has claimed ownership of the properties sealed off by the operatives of the Economic and...

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