Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Sokoto First Lady to the rescue of burnt teenager

05 November 2015, 20:30

Sokoto - Sokoto State First Lady, Hajiya Mariya, has pledged to pay the medical bills of a teenager who sustained injuries after the teenage girl’s cousin poured boiling water on her.

The 12-year-old Zalihat Mahmud was severely burnt.

The governor’s wife who visited the youngster at the Specialist Hospital, Sokoto, where she has been on admission, described Habiba Ladan’s alleged offence as “cruel”.

Also read: Sokoto State enhances governance through social media

Accompanied by the State Commissioners of Health and Women Affairs, Mariya commended the National Agency for the Prohibition of trafficking in Person and other Related Matters (NAPTIP) for their efforts in addressing child abuse in the state.

Mariya  assured the agency of government’s sustained support, while urging it to thoroughly investigate the matter and ensure that the culprit was brought to book.

The agency has arrested Lada following the alleged assault. She denied wrongdoing.

- CAJ News


Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...