News - Kaduna State

ECOWAS Court Fines F.G $75,000 For Negligence

6 days ago /
Nation 

The ECOWAS court of justice  (ECOWAS, court) has awarded the sum of seventy five thousand dollars damages against the federal government of Nigeria for the act of violation of fundamental human rights of the son of retired wing commander Danladi Kwasu.  Justice Nwoke Chijoke  who delivered the judgment held that  the right...

Nigeria Police Refute Claims Of Personnel Protest

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria police force has described as incorrect and misleading, the news making the rounds in the media that its personnel in eight state commands of the federation are protesting against the non-payment of august and September salaries. In a press release by the force public Relations Officer Jimoh Moshood, the...

Kaduna postpones local government election indefinitely

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna state independent electoral commission (KAD -SIECON) on Friday announced the indefinite suspension of local government elections earlier slated to hold on December 30. The chairperson of the commission, Saratu Dikko made the announcement after an emergency meeting with the state house of assembly committee on judiciary in Kaduna. According to...

Resident Doctors Begin Strike In Kaduna

1 week ago /
Nation 

Residents doctors in Kaduna State have began an indefinite strike on Tuesday over “sorry state” of healthcare facilities in state government hospitals. Dr. Joseph Jokshan, President, Association of Resident Doctors in the state, said at a press briefing Monday night in Kaduna that the state government had not responded to any...

Quit Notice: Kaduna Gets Bench Warrant To Arrest Northern Youths

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government on Thursday said it had obtained a bench warrant from the court to arrest members of the Coalition of Northern Youths who  gave October 1, 2017 as deadline for Ndigbo in the North to quit or be forced out of the region. This was despite the withdrawal...

Gunmen Kidnap Assistant Police Commissioner, Others In Kaduna

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

An Assistant Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Adeniyi, has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen along the Birnin-Gwari-Funtua Road. The Assistant Police Commissioner, who is serving in Gusau, Zamfara State capital, was said to have been abducted on Wednesday in Kaduna State. A close relation of the ACP, who confirmed the incident to reporters, said...

2019 Polls: Kaduna APC Members Endorse El-Rufai, Buhari For Second Term

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state have endorsed Governor Nasiru El-Rufai and President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office come 2019. At a stakeholders meeting held in the state capital, the APC members drawn from the 23 local government areas, say their endorsement of President...

FG Feeds 3 Million School Kids

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Over 19,000 schools and about three million pupils  have so far been covered under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. According to figures released by the Vice President’s Office,  2,918,842 schoolchildren from 19,881 schools in the 14 pilot states of the federation have so far...

Presidency Says 19,000 Schools Covered In School Feeding Programme

2 weeks ago /
Education  Nation 

The presidency says over nineteen thousand schools have so far been covered under the national home grown school feeding programme. Over two million school children from nineteen thousand, eight hundred and eighty one schools in the fourteen pilot states have so far benefitted. Media aide to the vice president Laolu Akande in...

Uniting Nigeria: Peace, Unity Not Negotiable

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governors of Kogi and Kaduna states have restated that the peace and unity of Nigeria is non-negotiable. Governor Nasir El-Rufai and Yahaya Bello said this in Abuja during the opening ceremony of a reality TV slow “the labour room”. There are over two hundred and fifty ethnic groups in Nigeria with diverse...

Kaduna Police Assure Of Security

1 month ago /

The kaduna state police commissioner Agiole Abeh says the command will do everything within its jurisdiction to protect lives and property of non-indigenes in Kaduna state.  The commissioner who gave the assurance at an emergency meeting with leaders of Igbo and Yoruba communities in Kaduna expressed concern over recent reports on...

We’ve Restored Peace In Southern Kaduna, Says El-Rufai

1 month ago /
Nation 

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, says peace has been restored to the troubled communities in the southern part of the state. Governor El-Rufai also expressed satisfaction with the atmosphere in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area where cattle rustlers and armed herdsmen were said to have terrorised residents. He said this on Monday...

FCT Police Assures Adequate Security For Eid-El-Kabir

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police, Zone 8 Command, Abuja has assured residents of the zone of adequate security during and after the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. He said the three commissioners of police in FCT, Niger and Kaduna states had been issued with operational order to provide effective security during and after the period. He...

Arewa Youths Suspend Quit Notice To Igbos

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum has suspended its quit notice to Igbos living in the northern part of the country. The coalition of northern youth groups announced this on Thursday after a meeting in Abuja. In attendance at the meeting were the Governor of Borno State, some Igbo traditional rulers, and elders...

Nigerian Air Force Aircraft Crashes In Kaduna

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Air Beetle Aircraft on Thursday crashed in Kaduna State while on a mission. The only person on board was a  NAF experienced instructor pilot who died during the incident. This was disclosed in a statement by the Director of Public Relations and Information of the Air Force,...

44 Minors Rescued From Traffickers In Kaduna

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has intercepted two suspected human traffickers and rescued 44 minors. The Sector Commander, Malam Umar Ibrahim, told reporters in Kaduna on Thursday that the suspects, a driver and one other adult were arrested on Wednesday on Kaduna...

FG Has Spent N6bn On School Feeding Programme In 14 States – Presidency

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has announced that a total of 14 states now benefit from the school feeding programme set up by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. In a statement by the spokesperson to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande, the Presidency also noted that it is now close to its target...

El-Rufai Seeks More Investment In Girl Child Education

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has called for an increased investment in girl child education for sustainable socio-economic development of the country. Governor El-Rufai urged parents and stakeholders in the sector to give priority to female education as they did with their male counterparts. He lamented that denying the girls such...

Kaduna EFCC Recovers N227m In Seven Months

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recovered over N227m during its operations in the last seven months. According to the Head of Operations at the zonal office, Mr Ibrahim Bappa, the sum is made up of N221,336,884.06 and $17,600 (about N6.4m) recovered...

Terrorism War: Osinbajo Commissions Five New Super Mushak Aircraft

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has commissioned five new Super Mushak trainer aircraft recently acquired from Pakistan by the Nigerian Air Force for the training of personnel and counter insurgency operations. At the inauguration ceremony of the aircraft and graduation of 16 pilots held at the Airforce base in Kaduna...


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