News - Kaduna State Government

Kaduna Govt, Private Developers To Build 16 Markets, Others

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with some local investors and developers for the construction of 16 new markets and 14 neighbourhood centres in Zaria, Kafanchan, and the state capital, Kaduna. Speaking at the signing ceremony, which took place at the Council Chambers of the Governor’s Office,...

President Buhari Commends Re-opening Of Abuja Airport

2 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commended the re-opening of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, 24 hours ahead of the deadline. In a statement issued by his spokesman, the President lauded the efforts of the contractor, security agencies, Kaduna State Government, as well as the Ministries of Transport, Power, Works and...

UNICEF Lauds Kaduna’s Effort In Tackling Malnourished Children

2 years ago /
Nation 

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has said that it is satisfied with steps taken so far by Kaduna State Government, in addressing problem of acute malnutrition among women and children . The UNICEF Deputy Executive Programmes officer, Omar Abdi who came from the United States alongside other officials of the organisation,...

El-Rufa’i Bars FRSC From Erecting Checkpoints In Kaduna

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government has barred personnel of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) from erecting checkpoints in Kaduna and other urban centres in the state. The directive is contained in a statement issued in Kaduna on Wednesday by Mr Samuel Aruwan, Special Assistant to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i on Media and...

Abdusalami-led Peace Committee Visits El-Rufai

2 years ago /
Nation 

The National Peace Committee chaired by former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar, has appealed to all aggrieved parties affected in the violent attacks in Southern Kaduna, North West Nigeria, to sheathe their swords and tolerate each other for the interest of peace in the state. General Abubakar made the appeal when...

President Buhari Orders Security Agencies To End The Recurring Acts Of Violence In Southern Kaduna

2 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security agencies to take decisive measures to bring an end to the recurring acts of violence and destruction in the southern part of Kaduna State. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity,...

Kaduna Govt. Begins Construction Of Township Roads

2 years ago /
Nation 

As part of efforts to give the ancient city a face lift, the Kaduna State Government, has embarked on construction of township roads across the state capital and other surrounding local government councils. The state Commissioner for Works, Usman Hassan, who inspected the ongoing projects and some completed ones in Igabi,...

Kaduna Govt. Launches New Public Service Policy

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government has launched the State Public Service revitalization and renewal programme aimed at respositioning the state civil service and creating more jobs for the youths. The programme will also upgrade the professional skills of public servants in line with the global best practice. Speaking during the launching of the programme on...

FEC Meeting: FG To approve Application From State Govts. Capable Of Taking Over FG Roads In Their States

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) rose from its meeting on Wednesday with a plea to states to take over the repairs and maintenance of federal roads in order to reduce the burden on the Federal Government. The appeal was made during a two-hour meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the...

No To Religious Regulation Bill – Kaduna Christian Elders

3 years ago /
Religion 

National Christian Elders’ Forum (NCEF) has kick started a campaign against the proposed Kaduna State Religious Bill that aims to regulate preaching activities of religious groups and individuals initiated by the Kaduna state Government.

 Christian Elders made their position known on Friday at the National Christian Centre in a media briefing at Abuja. They asked...

Shiites/Army clash: Islamic Movement shuns panel as public hearing begins in Kaduna

3 years ago /
Nation  Religion  Security 

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, made good their threat to shun the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the clash between it and the Nigerian Army on December 12, 2015 as they were conspicuously missing when the commission began its public hearing on Monday in Kaduna. While the IMN...

Nasir el-Rufai Launches Free School Feeding Programme in Kaduna State

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Kaduna State governor Nasir el-Rufai on Monday launched the much awaited free  school feeding programme for pupils of primary schools. Governor el-Rufai, who tested the food himself at the Aliyu Makama Road Primary School, Barnawa, said the state government would be providing a meal for 1.5m pupils across all the primary...

See Gov. El Rufai's statement on the Army/Shiite clash

3 years ago /
Nation  Security 

ON THE CLASH BETWEEN THE ARMY AND SHIITES: Text of State broadcast by Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, on the recent security issues in Zaria; 17 December 2015 Dear People of Kaduna State, We have witnessed sad events in Zaria and a part of Kaduna metropolis over the last few...

 

Update: Kaduna State Dissolves VIO

3 years ago /

Following a fatal accident that claimed many lives and left others injured, the Kaduna state government scraped the state vehicle inspection officers, otherwise called V.I.O. But there is now a debate on the appropriateness of dissolving a government department established by law no matter the level of indiscipline and corruption among...

 

KDSG To Provide Furniture To All Public Schools Before September

4 years ago /
Education 

The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday said it would provide furniture items like chairs and tables to its public schools before their students resume for the new academic session in September. Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa'i of Kaduna State disclosed this in his response to questions from newsmen after his visit to Kaduna...

Kaduna Utd Players Appeal For 12 Months Unpaid Salaries

4 years ago /
Sports  

The players of Kaduna United FC on Wednesday appealed to the management of the club to pay their one year salary arrears for 2013/2014 season. The Assistant Captain of the team, Ali Adam, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that some of the players had left because of...

Kaduna Inherited N37.5 Billion Debt - Aliyu

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State government has stated that the state was not one of those that benefited from the debt relief during the President Olusegun Obasanjo’s regime, but rather the present administration inherited huge debts taken by past administrations since 1965. The Kaduna state Commissioner for Finance, Sama’ila Aliyu reiterated this fact...

 

NGOs To Establish Sickle Cell Centre In Kaduna

4 years ago /
Health 

Two NGOs, Ade Adebisi Sickle Cell Foundation and Sickle Cell Patients Health Promotion Centre have entered into partnership to establish a sickle cell centre in Kaduna. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adebisi foundation is based in the UK. Mr Ade Adebisi, the Coordinator of the foundation, told NAN in...

Remarks By President Jonathan At The Commissioning Of New Governor's Office, Kaduna

4 years ago /
Nation 

Remarks by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR At the Commissioning of the New Governor’s Office at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House (Government House), Kaduna Tuesday, 28th October, 2014 PROTOCOL 1. I am delighted to join you in Kaduna today, at this historic commissioning of the New Governor’s Office in the Sir...

Kaduna Releases 547 Inmates

4 years ago /
Security 

In an attempt to decongest the prisons, Kaduna State Government on Monday ordered the release of 547 prisoners from Prisons across the state, among them nine old men who are above the age of 60 and an HIV carrier. The inmates were released from Kaduna, Zaria, Kafanchan, Kachia, Kwoi, Soba, Makarfi,...