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Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has presented letter of appointment to the newly appointed Emir of Kaura-Namoda, Alhaji Sanusi Muhammad. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Jamilu Iliyasu, Press Secretary to the governor in Gusau on Tuesday. He stated that the appointment letter was presented at a brief ceremony attended by other Emirs in the state, few government officials and politicians at the governor’s private residence in Gusau. The governor said the...

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YOLA –– The Adamawa Chapter of Muslim Council has confirmed that at least 34 persons were killed during a  two days ethnic violence erupted in Tigno village of Lamurde local government area, as 48 sustained gunshots, calling on the government to probe the mayhem. Police said they have so far recovered six bodies. The police had earlier said there were no deaths in the fighting. The council also noted with dismay the continuous ethnic clashes...

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Over 30 bodies have been interred after violence that occurred in Tigno town in Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa State, residents say. Survivors and security agencies are still combing the bushes for more bodies, multiple sources have said Saturday’s morning. Ethnic violence erupted on Friday following a disagreement between the Hausa community and Chabo tribe, after a motorcycle accident. Most houses in the entire village were burnt down by the perpetrators, survivors have said. The state...

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Reports indicate that an attack on the Bakta community in Shelleng Local Government Area of Adamawa state by yet to be identified gunmen has left one person dead, several others wounded. Bakta a farming community is on the borders between Shelleng, Song, and Gombi Local Government Areas. Though it was not reported in the media local sources say that the attack occurred on Sunday 3rd May 2020 at about 1 am. ‘’The attack appeared like...

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Residents of Fufore town and it’s surrounding areas have again pleaded with the state government to as matter of urgency save their lives by rehabilitating their dilapidated cottage hospital. Residents spoken to regrets that the health facility looks eyes sore. “We need government intervention, the hospital is neglected and is becoming a death trap. ” The place is an eyesore, let’s the concern authorities come to our help,” said Maria Yohanna a female resident. Also...

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Alhaji Abdullahi Maikanti, Chairman, Hadejia Local Government Council in Jigawa, has described as ‘fake’, media reports claiming that 100 persons recently died of a mysterious illness in the area. Maikanti, while reacting to the reports, said that “only three deaths were recorded within the period in question”. Media reports had claimed that 100 persons died of a mysterious illness in the area within 10 days. Maikanti, while disputing the claims, said that the reports were...

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Residents of Toungo Local Government area of Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria has no course to smile as the contract for the electrification of the town reached nearly completion stage, state officials confirm. Toungo carved out of Ganye LGA in 1996 is the only Local Government Area (LGA) headquarters in Nigeria without electricity. Speaking on the project, the state commissioner for Rural Infrastructure and Community Development Abdullahi Prambe said that‘’ the project awarded by this present...

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Anambra State had its last Local Government Election in 2014, and it was conducted then by the outgoing government of Governor Peter Obi. Many people then, even now, query why Governor Obi, who in the waning days of his second term in office, suddenly organized Local Government Election. The Election result was something entirely different as the All Progressives Grand Alliance took all the seats except in Nnewi North where the people resisted ‘APGA’s imposition’,...