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Prof Pate Harps on Journalits’ Safety Ahead General Elections

Professor Umaru Pate, Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Kashere, Gombe State, said elections in Nigeria have always not been...

122 Million Nigerians At Risk of Lymphatic Filariasis – Osagie

The Minister of Health, Osage Ehanire has said that...

Flashback As Light Dims on Former BUK Vice-Chancellor

Yesterday, light dimmed on Professor Ibrahim Umar, a renowned...

Terrorists in Gun Trucks Share Bulky Old Naira Notes on Borno Highway

As the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) extended deadline...

Explosion Rocks Bauchi, Destroys Mosque, House, School

Dynamite-like explosives rocked Azare town in Katagum Local Government...

Prof Pate Harps on Journalits’ Safety Ahead General Elections

Professor Umaru Pate, Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Kashere, Gombe State, said elections in Nigeria have always...

122 Million Nigerians At Risk of Lymphatic Filariasis – Osagie

The Minister of Health, Osage Ehanire has said that about 122 million Nigerians are at risk of...

Flashback As Light Dims on Former BUK Vice-Chancellor

Yesterday, light dimmed on Professor Ibrahim Umar, a renowned physicist and former Vice Chancellor of Bayero University...

Terrorists in Gun Trucks Share Bulky Old Naira Notes on Borno...

As the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) extended deadline for swap of old naira notes with ...

Explosion Rocks Bauchi, Destroys Mosque, House, School

Dynamite-like explosives rocked Azare town in Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State, destroying a house, mosque...

Joy Envelopes Locals As Word Bank Takes Over N10m Dispensary Renovation...

It was a joyful moment for residents of Dokan Lugge community in the Bauchi Local Government Area...

Bauchi Gov Makes U-turn, Solicits Support for Atiku, Other PDP Candidates

After openly threatened to sabortage the victory of the People Democratic Party's (PDP) presidential candidate, Abubakar Atiku,...

Arewa Consultative Forum Wants FG to Probe Nasarawa

Following the accidental killing of 40 herders in Doma, Nasarawa State on January 25, 2023, the Arewa...

Taraba Not Bauchi, Worst Flood-Hit Northeast State

Recent data released by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development have placed Taraba...

Over 1,000 Civilian JTF Died in North East Insurgency

No fewer than 1,773 members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), lost their lives while fighting...

Black Christmas: 6 Perish, 16 Injured In Bauchi Auto-Crash

At least six persons reportedly died while 16 others were variously injured in a Christmas fatal crash...

Borno Man Left Home to Fend for Family. He’s Still Missing...

In 2014, Furaira and her family fled their home in Gwoza, Borno State to Girei, Adamawa State...

Major Al-Mustapha Reveals Conspiracy Intrigues Behind Boko Haram Insurgency

Major Hamza Hamza Al-Mustapha, the Presidential candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the 2023 general election...

Taraba Assembly Gets New Speaker

Taraba State House of Assembly on Wednesday elected a member representing Zing constituency, Kizito Bonzena, as its...

‘He’s Not Boko Haram, He’s My Husband’

For the past three years, Yagana, a resident of Ruwasa community of Bama local council area of...

Yobe Civil Servant Faked ICPC Investigation Against Academian to Pocket N3.5m

Mohammed Ali Garba, a Yobe-based civil servant allegedly faked an investigation against the Provost of the Federal...

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Dangote Cement Shareholders Unanimously Approve 10% Share Buyback Programme

In an effort to improve the company’s return on equity and its shareholders' value, shareholders of Dangote...

LCCI Applauds Dangote Group Over Infrastructural, Job Provision Strides

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has applauded Dangote Industries Limited following its projects that...

Dangote Group to Deepen Nigeria’s Economic Activities

In an effort to strengthen the nation's economy, the management of Dangote Industries Ltd said it would...

Despite Global Economic Crises, Dangote Group Says Claims Increase in Cement...

The management of Dangote Cement said that despite continued effect of inflation on the global economy, the...

‘Newly Industrialised Nigeria Feasible’ — Dangote Believes

A leading industrialist and President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has identified priority investments in infrastructure...

Dangote Group Bags 2022 ECOWAS’ Manufacturing Brand of the Year

Nigeria's second biggest employer of labour and Africa's largest business conglomerate, Dangote Industries Limited has been awarded...

In Bauchi, Women’s Groups Close Financial Exclusion Gap, Support Their Businesses...

There are about 16 women’s groups in Bauchi State, striving to bridge the gap in financial exclusion...

Nigeria Pockets N34b From Agric Exports In Three Months

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Apapa Command has said that between January and March 2022, it generated...

Borno Resettled Communities Face PVC Collection, Polling Units Dilemma  

While Bornor IDPs struggle to resettle, after spending over a decade in various official IDP Camps, at...

Bauchi Flood Victims Face Disfranchisement After Losing Voter Cards

A few weeks to Nigeria’s general elections, many residents of Katagum local government area of Bauchi State...

Inside Kazurawa’s Deplorable Health Facility Amid Multi-billion Naira Funding

WikkiTimes' Elijah Akoji uncovers how pregnant women deliver on cold floors under the care of traditional birth...

In Ethiopia’s Tigray, a Horrific Military Cooperation: Weaponised Rape

“They raped me in front of my father. I was too scared to even make a sound....

Recruited to Suffer: Over 12 months Unpaid Salary, Arrears, Frustrate NBAIS...

The National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS) in December 2019, carried out a massive staff...

Over N175 Million Water Project Mysteriously Disappeared In Bauchi North As...

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources, with funding from the COVID-19 Intervention Fund, claimed to have executed...

How Jigawa Govt Abandoned Multi-Million Naira Electrification Projects, Deny Youth, Women...

Years after Jigawa State Government via Rural Electrification Board released funds to contractors to execute multi-million naira...

Negligence of Nomadic Schools in Bauchi Dwindles Pupils’ Hopes, Turns Them...

Established to ensure basic education for nomadic children and adults, nomadic schools in Bauchi State are not...

ATBU Gets New 14 Professors, 12 Readers

Fourteen academic staff of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi have been promoted to the rank of...

Danfodites Served Delicate Meals by Yoruba Students’ Group

Delicious Yoruba meals were "freely" served to some students of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto State (UDUS) during...

UDUS Campus Editor Reminisces Dark Days, Achievements as He Hands Over...

Abdullahi Tijani, a final year student of Law at Usmanu Danfodiyo University (UDUS), during a handing-over session...

Federal University, Kashare Debunks ‘Fraudulent’ SMS Targeting New Students

The Federal University of Kashare (FUK) in Gombe State has debunked a Short Message Service (SMS) targeting...

How Electric Spark Ignited Fire, Razed Over 30 Rooms in Usmanu...

Last Friday was gloomy for many students of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS) who live in Benjee...

Sokoto Students Kill Colleague Over Missing Phone

Some students of Sultan Abdurrahman College of Health Technology, Gwadabawa in Sokoto State, allegedly killed one of their...

After Spending 44 Days in Captivity, IBBU Student Recounts Tales of...

Oliver Lazarus, a newly admitted student of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), was alongside seven members of...

‘Refine Youths for Brighter Future’ — Varsity Don Tells Govt

Bukoye Roseline Olufunke, a professor of counselling psychology at Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Niger State,...

Buhari Came to Bauchi, Asks for My Votes for Tinubu and Sadique: I Promise to...

By Saad Umar Giving president Buhari what he asks for, on Monday, January 23, 2023 in Bauchi – our votes for Tinubu, Sadique and...

Argentina and Brazil’s Uniform Currency, Lessons for Africa

By Adamu Muhammad Hamid, PhD Brazil and Argentina, giants of Latin America, recently finalized arrangements to...

Kano 2023: Only the Fittest Will Survive

By Sani Danaudi Mohammed As it promises to be in most Nigerian states, the gubernatorial elections...

2023 Elections: Moment of Voting Preparation and Decision

Adamu Muhammad Hamid PhD The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) revealed last week that there are...

Youth Restiveness: A Bane for Successful Conduct of 2023 General Elections in...

By James Atang Itsegok On 25 February 2023, Nigeria will hold presidential and federal parliamentary elections,...

Bauchi: A City Without Traffic Rules

Adamu Muhammad Hamid PhD A place where traffic rules are flagrantly blatantly violated could be metaphorically...

Public Information Gaps, Participatory Journalism and the Case for Media Literacy...

By Adamu Muhammad Hamid PhD Participatory journalism is otherwise known as Citizen Journalism, ‘Democratic’, Street’ or...

Hon. Gudaji Kazaure Was Exemplary Patriot!

By Adamu Muhammad Hamid, PhD Controversial as he seemed, Hon. Muhammad Gudaji Kazaure garnered tremendous courage...

Kuda Bank Completely Refunds Student’s N15,000 After WikkiTimes’ Stories

Following WikkiTimes’ reports, Kuda Bank, a Nigerian fintech company, has completely refunded the sum of...

Water-strapped Niger Community Gets Intervention After WikkiTimes’ Story

Barely a week after WikkiTimes reported how residents of Dutsen Kura Gwari, Minna Niger State...

After WikiTimes’ Story, Kwara Govt Recruits 40 Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists for...

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulraak has approved the immediate employment of 40 doctors, 60 nurses...

Bauchi Education Ministry Updates Website After WikkiTimes’ Story

Bauchi State Ministry of Education has updated its website following the resignation of its erstwhile...

After WikkiTimes’ Story, First Bank Refunds Customer’s N100,000 Deducted Last Year

First Bank of Nigeria has refunded the sum of N100,000 belonging to Muazu Muhammad Aminu,...

After WikkiTimes’ Investigation, FERMA Returns to Bauchi-Ningi-Jigawa Road

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has returned to the 123.1km Bauchi-Ningi-Jigawa road to continue...

After WikkiTimes’ Story, Kuda Bank Releases Parts of Student’s N15,000

Kuda Bank, a Nigerian fintech company, has released parts of  N15,000 belonging to Destiny Ebibibowei...

HYPPADEC Writes WikkiTimes, Vows to Compensate Niger Residents Displaced by Zungeru...

In response to WikkiTimes' story on Niger State residents who have been displaced by infrastructure...

FG Inaugurates Committee For National Sports Festival

The Federal Government has inaugurated the Main Organizing Committee (MOC) for the successful hosting of the 21st...

FG Assures Hitch Free World Cup Playoff

The Federal Government has assured of a hitch-free World Cup play-off between Nigeria and Ghana during the...

FG To Provide Land For N-Youth Sports Academy

The Federal Government has expressed its commitment to ensuring that land is provided for building N-Youth Sports...

Bauchi FA Chair Advocates Peace, Unity Through Football

Patrick Pascal, the Bauchi State Football Association chairman, has stressed the need to use football to bring...

Breaking: Chairman Gombe Sports Commission, Hamza Resigns

As the 2023 general elections draw nearer, more political appointees have continued to resign from the government...

Three Algerian Journalists Robbed, Stabbed Outside Hotel In Cameroon

Three Algerian journalists covering the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon (AFCON) were robbed and stabbed by...

Man Utd Score Three At Lacklustre Tottenham

Cristiano Ronaldo came to the rescue of beleaguered Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Saturday as...

13 New Players Join Enugu Rangers Ahead Of 2021/22 NPFL Season

Ahead of the expected start of the 2021/2022 football season, the management of the seven-time Nigeria league...

Germany Museum Plans Repatriation of 92 Benin Bronzes

Rautenstrauch-Joest, an ethnography museum in Cologne, Germany, says it will return 92 Benin bronzes to...

Abuja Literary, Arts Festival Group Drums Support For Emerging Artists

Organisers of Abuja Literary and Arts Festival, ALITFEST22, have called on relevant stakeholders in the...

MACOSA Week: Poly Don Harps On Mutual Love, Cultural Tolerance Among...

Bello Madaki Beli, the Head of Department, Mass Communication, Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, has called on...

REPORTER’S DIARY: Inside Memorial Tomb of Tafawa Balewa Explaining Nigeria in...

Walking through the cavernous hallway with open eyes buried in darkness then comes a ray...

Ramadan 2022 To Start On Saturday—Saudi Supreme Court

The 2022 Ramadan fast will commence on Saturday according to Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court. Arab News...

In One Week, Gunmen Kill 24 Nigerian Police Officers 

Nigerian security forces have been the worst hit by last week's killings across the country. 80...

Why Nigerian Students Hardly Get Jobs In The UK

Foreign students, particularly Nigerians are being rejected for jobs in the UK “because they were...

13-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide In Bauchi

A 13-Year-old boy has been confirmed dead on Friday morning after committing suicide by hanging...