News - Kaduna State

Senate Committee Unhappy With State Of Power Projects In Kaduna

52 minutes ago /
Nation 

The Senate Committee on Power and Steel development has expressed displeasure over the slow pace of work on the 215KVA Kudenda Power Plant and other independent power projects in Kaduna State. According to the committee, failure to complete the projects contributes to irregular and poor electricity supply being experienced in most...

Kaduna Govt, Private Developers To Build 16 Markets, Others

6 days 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,...

We’ve Served 25 Million Meals Under School Feeding Programme – FG

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government says N41bn has so far been spent on its Social Investment Programmes, with 25 million meals served under the school feeding programme. The FG disclosed this in a statement issued by the spokesman to Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, Mr. Laolu Akande, on Tuesday. The statement said a breakdown of...

Kaduna Dry Port To Be Commissioned Soon – Shippers’ Council

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, says the Kaduna Inland Dry Port is set to be commissioned at any time soon. Mr Bello said this while addressing stakeholders on Wednesday, shortly after inspecting facilities at the port in Kaduna State, the first...

Buhari’s Health Needs Urgent Medical Attention – Falana

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Ace lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently seek for medical leave. Buhari had on March returned from the UK, where he was on medical vacation for weeks. However, observations revealed that since his return, the president has only made a few public appearances,...

We Are Not Worried Over Buhari’s Health Yet – APC Governors

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors forum yesterday maintained that there was nothing awkward on the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari at the weekly federal executive council (FEC) meeting. Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai who spoke on behalf of the twenty-four-member governors’ forum noted: “We are not worried about the development. It...

Isolated Bombings By Boko Haram Sign Of Weakness, Says Shettima

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has described the recent isolated bombings in Maiduguri and other parts of the state by suspected Boko Haram members as a sign of weakness. Governor Shettima, who addressing reporters in Kaduna State, maintained that the terrorists have been largely defeated by the Nigerian military. He noted that...

Ex-Kaduna Gov. Condemns Dasuki’s Continued Detention

1 month ago /
Nation 

The former Governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar (rtd), has condemned the continuous detention of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd). He also faulted the government’s anti-graft war, calling it selective and stating that it is only targeted at the opposition parties. Mr Umar said the Federal Government had...

ARMS CACHE RECOVERED IN SOUTHERN KADUNA

1 month ago /
Security 

A large cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered from some parts of Southern Kaduna by troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army recover. Army spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman said the  discovery was made when troops, who are part of the ongoing Operation "Harbin Kunama", embarked on...

Army Launches Operation Against Bandits In Kaduna

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has launched a special military operation code named, Operation Harbin Kunama, aimed at flushing out armed bandits in the southern part of Kaduna State. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, launched the operation at an event attended by the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai. General Buratai said...

President Buhari Commends Re-opening Of Abuja Airport

1 month 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...

El-Rufai Declares Monthly Salary, Challenges NASS

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has disclosed details of his monthly salary as well as security votes and has challenged the National Assembly to do same. He advised the leadership of the National Assembly to disclose the details of its budget, as well as the salaries and allowances of its...

House Releases Dogara’s Payslips, Accuses El-Rufai Of Blackmailing NASS

1 month ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has taken the bull by the horns and released copies of the payslips of the Speaker, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, from October 2016 to March 2017. Details of the payslips indicate that Honourable Dogara earns an average of 346, 577 Naira monthly after deductions.             Following the face-off between the...

Kaduna APC Passes Vote of Confidence On Buhari, El-Rufai

1 month ago /
Nation 

The enlarged caucus of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in Kaduna state, has passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai for their policy directions and style of governance. These were parts of resolutions reached at the end of a meeting of the...

Kaduna Govt. Completes First Phase Of Zaria Water Project

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has announced that the first phase of the 150 million litres per day Zaria water project (50 million litres), has been completed and will be commissioned in two months time. He assured the people of Zaria that the perennial water scarcity in the area will soon...

Kaduna Investment Summit To Boost State Business Activities - Official

2 months ago /

As part of efforts to boost business activities and generate huge revenue for development, the Kaduna State will be holding its second edition of Economic and Investment Summit in April 2017. Briefing journalists on the preparations ahead of the summit with the theme “Making Kaduna the Investment Destination of Choice” the...

UNICEF Lauds Kaduna’s Effort In Tackling Malnourished Children

2 months 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,...

Police Parade Suspected Killers Of Herdsmen In Southern Kaduna

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Police Command has paraded some suspects that were arrested in connection with last weekend’s killing of three herdsmen at Jemaa Local Government Area of the state. Parading the suspects before journalist on Monday, the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh, said the three suspects attacked the...

Abuja-Kaduna Highway Is Safe, Secure – CP

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Police Command, on Monday, said that the Abuja-Kaduna expressway is safe for commuters. The commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh gave the assurance in a press statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman in Kaduna. Abeh, however, cautioned commuters against using alternate routes at odd...

Buhari Resumes, Sends Letter Of Resumption To NASS

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has signed a letter informing the National Assembly of his resumption of duty from Monday. This is according to Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina, who posted on his Twitter page. Mr. Adesina also added the President is billed to receive a briefing from the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo who...


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