Kebbi State News Today

Kebbi is a state of Nigeria on the African continent. It is located almost in the western part of the country. Kebbi has an interesting slogan “Land of Equity”.

The State is composed of different ethnic groups. Among them, it can be pointed out Kamari's, Hausa, Fakkawa, Zabarmawa.

The state was proclaimed in 1991 from the part of Sokoto state. Birnin Kebbi is the capital of the State. According to the National Population Commission, the population was almost 4 million people in 2016.

The state has an entire area for about 36,228 square kilometers and it is supposed to be the tenth largest in the country. Its topography can be defined as sandy in the north and rocky in the south. It’s interesting to know that there are Sudan and Sahel Savannah vegetable life in Kebbi.

There are twenty-one Local Government Areas and four emirate councils.

Perhaps it should be also pointed out the fact that Islam represents for nearly 95% of the whole population, a small amount is Christians.

The most popular festival is Argungu Fishing Festival. It is held for four days every year. Within the feast, a lot of fishermen participate in a fishing tour. With a blast of a gunshot, all of them should get to the river and catch the fish. Those, who have the biggest one is a winner. By the way, many tourists from all over the world enjoy attending exactly this festival.

Fortunately, the environment of Kebbi is agriculturally healthy. It is gifted with great soil wealth, immense farmlands, and economically vital rivers. Many fruits are also produced in Kebbi. So, agriculture stimulates the whole state’s economic.

The state has a total of 302 primary schools and 30 post-primary schools. Speaking about the higher educational establishment, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology situates there. This is the only one institute in the state. If you liked the information and want to know more interesting facts about Kebbi state news, follow Naij.com. Don’t miss Kebbi news 24.

Yansanda sun damko wuyar yan bindiga 11 da suka bindige mutane 5 a jihar Kebbi

Yansanda sun damko wuyar yan bindiga 11 da suka bindige mutane 5 a jihar Kebbi

Yansanda sun damko wuyar yan bindiga 11 da suka bindige mutane 5 a jihar Kebbi
Kebbi state plans to establish 1,000 pastoralists’ settlements for herdsmen

Kebbi state plans to establish 1,000 pastoralists’ settlements for herdsmen

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Tuesday, January 23, said the state government was making arrangements to establish 1,000 settlements for pastoralists to curtail the recurring clash between farmers and herdsmen.

Kebbi state plans to establish 1,000 pastoralists’ settlements for herdsmen
Former Kebbi governor, deputy decamp to APC

Former Kebbi governor, deputy decamp to APC

A former Kebbi State governor, Alhaji Sa’idu Dakingari and his deputy, Alhaji Ibrahim Aliyu, on Friday, December 29 defected to the All Progressives Congress from PDP. Alhaji Rabiu Kamba, former member House of Reps also defected.

Former Kebbi governor, deputy decamp to APC
We’ll not be satisfied until Nigeria becomes a food exporting country again - Buhari declares

We’ll not be satisfied until Nigeria becomes a food exporting country again - Buhari declares

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will not rest in continually reviewing and strengthening ongoing reforms in the agricultural sector until Nigeria regains its pride of place as a food exporting country.

We’ll not be satisfied until Nigeria becomes a food exporting country again - Buhari declares
Clash between herdsmen and residents averted in Kebbi as Governor Abubakar, security agencies take charge

Clash between herdsmen and residents averted in Kebbi as Governor Abubakar, security agencies take charge

Alhaji Muazu Dankingeri, the governor’s spokesperson, in a statement, quoted Bagudu, as appealing to the father of the deceased and others to maintain peace.

Clash between herdsmen and residents averted in Kebbi as Governor Abubakar, security agencies take charge
Kebbi accountant-general accused of awarding N1.6bn contract to himself, sentenced to 70 years in jail

Kebbi accountant-general accused of awarding N1.6bn contract to himself, sentenced to 70 years in jail

Mr Mohammed Arzika Dakingari who is a Kebbi state accountant-general has been sentenced to 70 years imprisonment for awarding huge contracts to himself.

Kebbi accountant-general accused of awarding N1.6bn contract to himself, sentenced to 70 years in jail
Tsohon Kwamishina da Sakataren gwamnati sun saci naira miliyan 600, inji hukumar ICPC

Tsohon Kwamishina da Sakataren gwamnati sun saci naira miliyan 600, inji hukumar ICPC

Tsohon Kwamishina da Sakataren gwamnati sun saci naira miliyan 600, inji ICPC. A jihar Kebbi ne aka yi badakalar, kuma ICPC ke bincikar lamarin a jihar Kebbi

Tsohon Kwamishina da Sakataren gwamnati sun saci naira miliyan 600, inji hukumar ICPC
Adorable photos of Ugochi Ihueze, the 2017 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria

Adorable photos of Ugochi Ihueze, the 2017 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria

Here are the adorable photos of Ugochi, the 2017 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN). The Kebbi state indigene emerged the winner of the beauty contest.

Adorable photos of Ugochi Ihueze, the 2017 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria
Overloaded boat capsizes in Kebbi state leaving 33 people dead

Overloaded boat capsizes in Kebbi state leaving 33 people dead

Thirty-three people including children have reportedly died while 30 are still missing after an overloaded boat capsized in the Niger River in Kebbi state.

Overloaded boat capsizes in Kebbi state leaving 33 people dead
Forget Biafra: We are united and Nigeria will always remain an indivisible nation - Okorocha

Forget Biafra: We are united and Nigeria will always remain an indivisible nation - Okorocha

Mr. Rochas Okorocha has said that governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are the best in the history of the country urging Nigerians to be patient.

Forget Biafra: We are united and Nigeria will always remain an indivisible nation - Okorocha
UPDATE: Osinbajo arrives Kebbi state to commission N10bn rice mill (Photos, Video)

UPDATE: Osinbajo arrives Kebbi state to commission N10bn rice mill (Photos, Video)

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Argungu town, Kebbi state today, August 1, for the commissioning of the 120,000MT per year WACOT rice mill.

UPDATE: Osinbajo arrives Kebbi state to commission N10bn rice mill (Photos, Video)
Okorocha reveals the most peaceful state in the history of Nigeria

Okorocha reveals the most peaceful state in the history of Nigeria

The chairman, Progressive Governors Forum and governor of Imo state Rochas Okorocha, has described Kebbi as the most peaceful state in the history of Nigeria.

Okorocha reveals the most peaceful state in the history of Nigeria
JUST IN: Osun state governor Rauf Aregbesola's mother is dead

JUST IN: Osun state governor Rauf Aregbesola's mother is dead

Mother of Osun state governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Alhaja ..Aregbesola is dead. Death of the octogenarian died in the early hours of Tuesday, August 1.

JUST IN: Osun state governor Rauf Aregbesola's mother is dead
Kebbi government moves to offer financial support for repentant criminals (photos)

Kebbi government moves to offer financial support for repentant criminals (photos)

The Kebbi state government has offered financial assistant to some repentant criminals in the state; the programme is aimed at engaging the individuals.

Kebbi government moves to offer financial support for repentant criminals (photos)
APC wins all council seats in Kebbi state elections

APC wins all council seats in Kebbi state elections

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has won the chairmanship seats in all 21 local government areas of Kebbi State where elections were held on Saturday.

APC wins all council seats in Kebbi state elections
Extremely brave 10-year-old boy prays for Buhari as he defies security detail to meet first lady (See Photos)

Extremely brave 10-year-old boy prays for Buhari as he defies security detail to meet first lady (See Photos)

The Kebbi state first lady has shared a lovely conversation she had with a 10year old almajiri boy who defied security to get to her during a charity campaign.

Extremely brave 10-year-old boy prays for Buhari as he defies security detail to meet first lady (See Photos)
5 family members die in Imo after having jollof rice for dinner

5 family members die in Imo after having jollof rice for dinner

Five members of a family have died after eating jollof rice in Umuokpara Umanu, Obollo community in Isiala Mbano local government area of Imo state. Read more!

5 family members die in Imo after having jollof rice for dinner
We are importing poison, not rice – Presidential committee

We are importing poison, not rice – Presidential committee

NAIJ.com gathered that Bagudu while condemning the continuous importation if rice into Nigeria said imported rice contained preservatives which are poisonous.

We are importing poison, not rice – Presidential committee
Zigidir! Shugaban jam’iyyar PDP da mutane 25,000 sun koma APC a wannan jihar ta Arewa

Zigidir! Shugaban jam’iyyar PDP da mutane 25,000 sun koma APC a wannan jihar ta Arewa

Tsohon shugaban jam’iyyar PDP a jihar Kebbi da wadansu magoya bayan jam’iyyar 25,000 ne suka canza sheka zuwa jam’iyyar APC. Shugaban jam’iyyar Bello Doya ne ya

Zigidir! Shugaban jam’iyyar PDP da mutane 25,000 sun koma APC a wannan jihar ta Arewa
Tragic! Another corp member from Lagos dies in Kebbi state

Tragic! Another corp member from Lagos dies in Kebbi state

Yusuf Ege Olaide, a member of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) from Lagos with registration number KB/16 A/379 serving in Kebbi state has passed away.

Tragic! Another corp member from Lagos dies in Kebbi state
Rikita-Rikita: Majalisar dokokin Kebbi ta bukaci a cafke surikin Yar'adua Tsohon Gwamna Dakingari

Rikita-Rikita: Majalisar dokokin Kebbi ta bukaci a cafke surikin Yar'adua Tsohon Gwamna Dakingari

Majalisar dokokin jihar Kebbi ta bayar da umarni ga Rundnar 'yan sandan jihar kan ta kamo Tsohon Gwamnan jihar, Alhaji Usman Sa'idu Dakingari kan kin mutunta su

Rikita-Rikita: Majalisar dokokin Kebbi ta bukaci a cafke surikin Yar'adua Tsohon Gwamna Dakingari
House of Assembly orders arrest of ex-PDP governor

House of Assembly orders arrest of ex-PDP governor

A member of the House from Bunza constituency, Aminu Muhammed Bunza raised a motion for the former governor's arrest to compel him to appear before the house.

House of Assembly orders arrest of ex-PDP governor
Arrested human parts dealer makes horrible confession

Arrested human parts dealer makes horrible confession

A 37-year-old man, Danbaba Umar, in who specialises in exhuming corpses from graves for ritual purposes has been arrested by the Kebbi state police command.

Arrested human parts dealer makes horrible confession
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