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MILITARY

Dozens Reportedly Dead As Military Jet Mistakenly Bombs A Civilian Village In Yobe State

According to BBC Hausa, dozens of civilians were reportedly killed in the early hours of Wednesday, September 15, 2021, after a military fighter jet mistakenly bombed a village named Buhari in Yobe State. Note: Pictures are for illustration purpose. According to a villager who spoke with the BBC, three fighter jets went around the area before one of the pilots dropped the bomb on the civilian population.

  1 month ago ago
Dozens Reportedly Dead As Military Jet Mistakenly Bombs A Civilian Village In Yobe State

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari Made Me Minister Within 2 Hours -Mamman; Over 50,000 APC Members Join PDP

Buhari Made Me Minister Within 2 Hours – Sale Mamman Former power minister Sale Mamman claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari appointed him as a minister in less than two hours. Photo credit: Dailytrust Mamman stated this in an interview with BBC Hausa on Saturday, saying he never expected to be appointed as a minister because he never solicited or lobbied for it prior to his appointment.

  1 month ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Made Me Minister Within 2 Hours -Mamman; Over 50,000 APC Members Join PDP

MILITARY

Why Do Bandits Continue To Operate In Zamfara Despite The Recent Blockade?

Zamfara residents told BBC Hausa on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, that bandits continue to wreak havoc on them despite the recent blockade and claims of success by the Nigerian military. A traditional ruler in Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state told the BBC that terrorists have in the past few days attacked eight villages in the local government, killing many and abducting more than 400 residents.

  23 days ago ago
Why Do Bandits Continue To Operate In Zamfara Despite The Recent Blockade?

RELIGION

Reactions As Islamic Cleric Donates $8,000 To Build Church For Christian In Ghana

A prominent Ghanaian Islamic cleric, Sheikh Osman Sharubutu, has made a surprise donation of $ 8,000 to build a church for Christians living in the country. According to the update which was published on the verified BBC Hausa's Facebook page, the building is expected to be completed in the next two years, 2023, and will include a section of the Bible Museum and a conference room which will accumulate five thousand seats.

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Reactions As Islamic Cleric Donates $8,000 To Build Church For Christian In Ghana

SOCIETY

Is The Food Blockade Against Bandits Really Working As Residents Cry Out For Help In Zamfara?

Residents of Shinkafi Local Government Area in Zamfara State have cried out for help with the triple whammy of bandits' siege, food shortage and government blockade. A resident, who took a dangerous journey to Sokoto to get a connection, told BBC Hausa that bandits have denied them access to their ripe crops and the government's policy of closing markets has stopped them from getting food from the market.

  20 days ago ago
Is The Food Blockade Against Bandits Really Working As Residents Cry Out For Help In Zamfara?

POLITICS

Food Shortage & Blockage: Govt. Needs To Re-strategize To Avert A Huge Humanitarian Crisis in Zamfara

Residents of Shinkafi LGA continue to cry out for help with the triple whammy of terrorists' siege, food shortage, and govt blockade. A resident, who took a dangerous journey to Sokoto to get a connection, told BBC Hausa that gangs have denied them access to their ripe crops, and government's policy of closing markets has stopped them from getting food from the market.

  20 days ago ago
Food Shortage & Blockage: Govt. Needs To Re-strategize  To Avert A Huge Humanitarian Crisis in Zamfara

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Minister That Was Sacked By Buhari Breaks Silence, Police Arrest Two Kidnappers

Minister that was sacked by Buhari breaks silence Photo Credit: Daily Trust Sale Mamman, former Minister of Power, has explained his absence from his residence after he was dropped from the federal cabinet. There have been reports that the former minister landed in hospital after he received the news of his sack.

  1 month ago ago
Today's Headlines: Minister That Was Sacked By Buhari Breaks Silence, Police Arrest Two Kidnappers

POLITICS

Election 2023: We Will Not Allow The South To Run For President Under PDP - Sule Lamido.

Former governor of Jigawa State and a leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nigeria, Sule Lamido, has said that it would not be possible for the southern part of the country to run for the party's presidency in the 2023 election due to selfishness.

  11 days ago ago
Election 2023: We Will Not Allow The South To Run For President Under PDP - Sule Lamido.

SOCIETY

What You Need To Know About Armed "Preachers" Who Confront Bandits In Zamfara State

Yesterday, there was tension in some parts of Zamfara State as a new group of people carrying guns was spotted in Dansadau village, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State. According to BBC Hausa, the people were seen wearing a black gown claiming to have been confronting and preaching to the bandits in the forest.

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What You Need To Know About Armed

POLITICS

"I Thank Buhari for Allowing Me To Serve Under Him, I Never Thought I Would Be A Minister" -Sale

During an interview with the newsmen of BBC Hausa, Sale Mamman said President Muhammadu Buhari appointed him as a Minster within two hours. Image credit: Facebook Recall that Sale Mamman, a minister of power was sacked last Wednesday alongside his counterpart, Sabo Nanono, who is the minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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MILITARY

Military Jet Targeting Boko Haram Insurgents Mistakenly Bombs Buhari Village In Yobe State

According to BBC Hausa, a military fighter jet erroneously struck a town named Buhari in Yobe State, killing hundreds of villagers in the early hours of Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Three fighter jets circled the area before one of the pilots dropped the bomb on the civilian population, according to a villager who talked to the BBC.

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Military Jet Targeting Boko Haram Insurgents Mistakenly Bombs Buhari Village In Yobe State

SOCIETY

Killings, Abductions Continue In Zamfara, Despite Telecom Shutdown

Even after the recent recorded progress of the military to diminish the activities of bandits and decimate criminals, indications shows that there are still incidences of kidnapping and killing in Zamfara State, despite the positive shutdown of telecom sites in the Zamfara State. This was learnt through a report made by BBC Hausa on Sunday, that residence of Zamfara told its correspondent that adoptions and attacks had continued despite the shutting down of telecom site by the Zamfara State government.

  20 days ago ago
Killings, Abductions Continue In Zamfara, Despite Telecom Shutdown

POLITICS

Sacked Power Minister Sale Mamman Speaks On Reports Of Collapsing After Buhari Dismissed Him

Ex-Power minister Sale Mamman, who was recently sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari has opened up that he has been seriously ill. He also denied reports of collapsing after he was relieved of his job. Peoples Gazette had reported that Mr. Mamman collapsed in Abuja and was taken to the hospital on Wednesday after he heard the news of his dismissal from his job.

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Sacked Power Minister Sale Mamman Speaks On Reports Of Collapsing After Buhari Dismissed Him

POLITICS

Check out the Amount Buhari's Son Paid As Dowry For Princess Zahra's Hand In Marriage

Finally, Yusuf Buhari and Princess Zahra, the daughter of the Emir of Bichi, Nasiru Ado Bayero have been confirmed today as husband and wife. Their wedding Fatiha was held at Emir's palace in Bichi Local Government Ares of Kano State. The wedding ceremony was an unforgettable one because many dignitaries ranging from ministers, governors, traditional rulers, senators, and other top government officials graced the occasion.

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Check out the Amount Buhari's Son Paid As Dowry For Princess Zahra's Hand In Marriage

POLITICS

Opinion: Cheering Of Buhari In Kano By Supporters Shows That The President Is Still Winning Hearts

Buhari receives a warm welcome in Kano state today as he witnessed the wedding of his son Yusuf in Bichi Local Government area of Kano state. Thousands of supporters trooped to the emir's of Bichi palace to witness the great occasion as powerful politicians were in attendance too.

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Opinion: Cheering Of Buhari In Kano By Supporters Shows That The President Is Still Winning Hearts

POLITICS

No One Will Force Northerners To Vote For A Southerner Candidate - Northern Elders Group.

The Northern Elders Forum says no one will force the people of its region to vote for a presidential candidate from the south in the 2023 elections. The group was responding to the decision by the Southern Nigeria Governors' Forum and other groups that it was time for the government to return to its fold.

  26 days ago ago
No One Will Force Northerners To Vote For A Southerner Candidate - Northern Elders Group.

POLITICS

Amount paid by Yusuf Buhari as Zahra's bride price has been disclosed.

The Amount of money paid by President Buhari's son, Yusuf Buhari as Zahra's bride price has been disclosed. According to reports sourced from BBC Hausa, the president's son, during the solemnisation of the marriage contract between him and Zahra, daughter of the Emir of Bichi, Nasiru Ado Bayero, paid the sum of 500, 000 naira as her bride price.

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Amount paid by Yusuf Buhari as Zahra's bride price has been disclosed.

POLITICS

Kwankwaso predicts PDP’s downfall, says crisis will tear the party apart

Rabiu Kwankwaso, who is the former governor of Kano state, said that the leadership crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will end up tearing the party apart. Kwankwaso who is a chieftain of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), said this in an interview with BBC Hausa on Friday, September 3, 2021.

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Kwankwaso predicts PDP’s downfall, says crisis will tear the party apart

POLITICS

Sale Mamman denies collapsing after he received the news of termination of his appointment.

Sale Mamman, former minister of power denies collapsing when he received the news on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari had sacked him from his cabinet. But Mamman said that he neither fainted nor was he hospitalised as reported. The ex-minister revealed that he had been ill and had been receiving treatment since last weekend before the sack was announced.

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Sale Mamman denies collapsing after he received the news of termination of his appointment.

SOCIETY

Zamfara College Workers And Students Abductors Reduce Their N350million Ransom Demand

Bandits who abducted students and staff members from Zamfara State's College of Agriculture and Animal Science have reduced their ransom demand from N350 million to N150 million. According to TVC, the kidnappers notified police about the situation roughly 24 hours after releasing a video in which they threatened to kill the victims if the requested ransom was not paid.

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Zamfara College Workers And Students Abductors Reduce Their N350million Ransom Demand