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.

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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
You won’t believe what this popular governor’s wife did to a homeless 10-year-old boy (photos)

You won’t believe what this popular governor’s wife did to a homeless 10-year-old boy (photos)

A 10-year-old boy identified as Abubakar Abdulkadir was reported to have been disowned and thrown out of the house by his father, a mechanic in Birnin Kebbi.

You won’t believe what this popular governor’s wife did to a homeless 10-year-old boy (photos)
You won't believe what happened to baby whose arm was amputated during labour in Kebbi state (photos)

You won't believe what happened to baby whose arm was amputated during labour in Kebbi state (photos)

Na’Allah’s team took the baby and the mother to the Federal Medical Centre in Birnin Kebbi, after they arrived at Danko, Wasagu local government area on Monday.

You won't believe what happened to baby whose arm was amputated during labour in Kebbi state (photos)
Young Nigerian from Kebbi state assembles cars with his own hands (Photos)

Young Nigerian from Kebbi state assembles cars with his own hands (Photos)

NAIJ.com has run across Muzzamil Umar, a young talented 21-year-old Nigerian from Kebbi state who is involved in assembling of cars with his bare hands.

Young Nigerian from Kebbi state assembles cars with his own hands (Photos)
Hadarin kwale-kwale ya hallaka mutane 7,guda 7 na asibiti, kuma 133 sun bace

Hadarin kwale-kwale ya hallaka mutane 7,guda 7 na asibiti, kuma 133 sun bace

Akalla mutane 7 ne suka rasa rayukansu, 7 sun jikkata, kuma saura ba’a san inda suke ba a karamar hukumar Ngaski na jihar Kebbi inda wata kwale-kwale.

Hadarin kwale-kwale ya hallaka mutane 7,guda 7 na asibiti, kuma 133 sun bace
Sama da mutane 150 sun mutu sanadiyyar kifewar kwale-kwale a jihar Kebbi

Sama da mutane 150 sun mutu sanadiyyar kifewar kwale-kwale a jihar Kebbi

Ana can ana ta faman aikin ceto a jihar Kebbin Najeriya, bayan da wani jirgin kwale-kwale dauke mutane kimanin 150 ya kife, a wani kogi da yammacin jiya Juma'a.

Sama da mutane 150 sun mutu sanadiyyar kifewar kwale-kwale a jihar Kebbi
UPDATE: 250,000 Nigerians to become millionaires by end of 2017 – CBN Gov.

UPDATE: 250,000 Nigerians to become millionaires by end of 2017 – CBN Gov.

Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has assured farmers in Kebbi that 250,000 millionaire farmers will be created in the state.

UPDATE: 250,000 Nigerians to become millionaires by end of 2017 – CBN Gov.
Abacha’s loot: We are ready to sponsor your trip to US - Northern youth tell Governor Bagudu of Kebbi state

Abacha’s loot: We are ready to sponsor your trip to US - Northern youth tell Governor Bagudu of Kebbi state

The youths said by going to the US and returning to Nigeria, Governor Atiku Bagudu would have cleared his name once and for all and put the US government that..

Abacha’s loot: We are ready to sponsor your trip to US - Northern youth tell Governor Bagudu of Kebbi state
Kebbi Governor Atiku Bagudu weeps for Buhari ‘resting’ in the UK

Kebbi Governor Atiku Bagudu weeps for Buhari ‘resting’ in the UK

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Kebbi Governor Atiku Bagudu weeps for Buhari ‘resting’ in the UK
Onion market: You will be PROUD of Nigeria after seeing what is going on in Kebbi (photos)

Onion market: You will be PROUD of Nigeria after seeing what is going on in Kebbi (photos)

Kebbi state has one of the biggest onion markets in Nigeria. The market which is located in Yauri local government area provides countless youths with jobs.

Onion market: You will be PROUD of Nigeria after seeing what is going on in Kebbi (photos)
APC chairman leads powerful delegation to former PDP governor, begs him to defect

APC chairman leads powerful delegation to former PDP governor, begs him to defect

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi state is making moves to lure prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to join them.

APC chairman leads powerful delegation to former PDP governor, begs him to defect
Hoodlums defile 17-year-old young girl Zara’u Buhari to death in Kebbi (photo)

Hoodlums defile 17-year-old young girl Zara’u Buhari to death in Kebbi (photo)

In what could be described as highest point of heartlessness, some rogues kidnapped, defiled and murdered a teenage girl, Zara'u Buhari in Kebbi, state.

Hoodlums defile 17-year-old young girl Zara’u Buhari to death in Kebbi (photo)
Okada rider wants to sell his kidney for this reason (photo)

Okada rider wants to sell his kidney for this reason (photo)

A commercial motorcyclist has put his kidney up for sale in a bid to raise school fees to enable his son join form one after he passed his 2016 KCPE exams.

Okada rider wants to sell his kidney for this reason (photo)
Great loss! Father, mothers, three children die in Kebbi state (photos)

Great loss! Father, mothers, three children die in Kebbi state (photos)

IN Koko, Kebbi state, friemds and families of the Sarafas, are weeping seriously as Husband, wife and their three children died in a fire accident at their home

Great loss! Father, mothers, three children die in Kebbi state (photos)
Wahala! Lawyer beats mother and daughter in Kebbi state

Wahala! Lawyer beats mother and daughter in Kebbi state

A woman in Kebbi state, was beaten by her stepdaughter. she said the lady came into her room, locked the door and started beating her and her daughter.

Wahala! Lawyer beats mother and daughter in Kebbi state
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