Saturday, May 21, 2022


May 14, 2022

Deborah Samuel’s killer in viral video is from Niger Republic; we can’t find him in Sokoto: Police Source

The official said Interpol might be enlisted to help arrest the suspect, even though many officers still hold that the suspect is a Nigerian and remained within the country’s borders.

Usman Baba-Alkali and One of the killers of Deborah Samuel
May 14, 2022

Tambuwal declares curfew as rampaging mob burns Sokoto over arrest of Deborah Samuel’s killers

The governor said the directive was issued “in pursuance of peace and order in Sokoto metropolis and the entire state.”

May 14, 2022

Bauchi commissioner for education Aliyu Tilde endorses murder of Deborah Samuel, tells Christians to undergo psychiatric test

Mr Tilde, a respected northern intellectual, said Ms Samuel’s murder was provoked and excoriated those dismissing blasphemy as uncivilised to seek a psychiatric evaluation.

Aliyu Tilde
February 23, 2022

Zamfara deputy governor impeached after refusing to join APC

Mahdi Gusau’s political travails began when he declined to join the ruling party alongside Governor Bello Matawalle last year.

Zamfara deputy Governor, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau
January 31, 2022

Tambuwal declares for president

The Sokoto governor made the declaration on Monday in Sokoto, saying he is best suited for the job.

Aminu Tambuwal
December 23, 2021

Boko Haram fires rockets into Maiduguri airport as Buhari’s plane touches down

No injuries or fatalities were immediately confirmed but a resident who spoke with Peoples Gazette said the violence had sent residents scampering for safety.

Boko Haram and President Muhammadu Buhari
November 20, 2021

Climate Change: Rice farmers count losses as drought bites off yield

Rice farmers in Bauchi shared their sad experiences on low yields from their farms this year, blaming drought.

Dry rice farm
October 21, 2021

Nigerian Railway suspends operations after bandits bombed Abuja-Kaduna train

Pictures circulated online show how explosives ripped through the windshield of one of the trains conveying passengers from Kaduna to Abuja.

Photo of bombed train
October 15, 2021

APC members fume as Adamu Adamu imposes party executives from sickbed

The minister called a meeting of party leaders from his home Bauchi State to discuss the distribution of positions ahead of the party’s congresses next week.

October 6, 2021

El-Rufai demolishes 450 buildings in Kaduna; churches, schools affected

The state government said the building encroached the land of the Nigeria College of Aviation.

El-Rufai, Demolition picture