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JUST IN: Kaduna to sack 232 teachers, to conduct fresh competency test


By Sahelian Times The Kaduna State Government will sack 232 teachers in the state for presenting fake certificates.   This was made known to the public in a press conference by Tijjani Abdullahi, the Chairman of the Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (KADSUBEB), held on Thursday, 2nd December 2021.   The chairman of the board said, "in its continuous quest to improve standards...

Senator Barau Jibrin’s campaign office razed day after sealing of his lawyer’s office


By Ismail Auwal A day after Kano State Government sealed the office of Nureini Jimoh, the lawyer who secured court judgment that declared Ganduje’s APC ward congress invalid, the campaign office of one of the key members of the group, which secured the victory, Senator Barau Jibrin was razed by thugs. The incident happened in the early hours of Thursday in...

Breaking: Police seal Senator Barau’s residence


 By Ismail Auwal Police in Kano  have sealed the residence of Senator Barau Jibrin shortly after thugs set his office ablaze. Details Later

Masari commences construction of 2 flyovers


By Ismail Auwal The Katsina State Government has started construction of two flyover bridges in Katsina city, at Kofar Kaura and Kofar Kwaya, for a total cost of N5.8 billion. Governor Aminu Bello Masari announced at the groundbreaking ceremony in Kofar Kaura that the state government had already released 70% of the total amount to the contracting firm because the balance...

Saudi Arabia to host biggest music festival in Middle East


By Sahelian Times Riyadh, between Dec. 16 and 19, is scheduled to host the Soundstorm Festival, which is the biggest musical event in the Middle East with the participation of senior international singers and musicians on the Soundstorm Theater.   Soundstorm Festival is among the top events listed by the calendar of events and seasons launched by the Visit Saudi Platform to...

Kano bans use of commercial boats in Bagwai-Badau River


By Sahelian Times Kano state government has announced a ban on the use of commercial boats in ferrying passengers in Bagwai-Badau River in Bagwai local government of the state.   The order comes in after a boat mishap on Tuesday, which claimed 29 lives in Badau village of the local government area.   In a statement, the state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba...

Sealing of lawyers office: NBA vows to protect members


By Sahelian Times   The Nigerian Bar Association, Kano state branch, has vowed to protect it's members after the office of Mal Nureni Jimoh, SAN, who secured a victory for Shekarau-led APC, was sealed by the Police and Kano State Government.   Sahelian Times had reported how Mr Jimoh, on Tuesday represented the Senator Ibrahim Shekarau-led faction to secure a victory against the...

5 Borno State Govt officials abducted by ISWAP in Chibok


By Sahelian Times   Five officials of the Borno State government supervising a project have been reportedly kidnapped by Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP).   The victims were forcefully taken away on Wednesday as they were supervising the construction of Chibok-Damboa road. However, one of the abducted staff, a driver, escaped unhurt.   The incident occurred near Wovi, a remote village in Chibok...

NANS ZONE A urges FG, others to implement effective security measures on the Kaduna-Abuja highway


By Ismail Auwal The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS ZONE A) has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria, stakeholders, Northern elites, and traditional rulers to take practical steps to address the insecurity threat, particularly on Kaduna-Abuja roads. This was revealed in a statement signed by Ziya'u Sarki, the Deputy Coordinator of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS ZONE A). “The...

APC crisis: Kano State Govt seals office of Shekarau’s faction lawyer


By Sahelian Times In a dramatic twist of events, the officials of the Kano State Ministry of Land in conjunction with the police have sealed the No.16c Murtala Mohammed Way office of Nureini Jimoh, SAN.   Mr Jimoh on Tuesday represented the Senator Ibrahim Shekarau-led faction to secure a victory against the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje-led faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress,...

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