Tag: Kaduna State

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Michael IsaacMay 22, 2020

The KadunaVsKano war on Twitter is what happens when the center cannot hold

Nigeria Twitter is very popular for its ‘dragging’, a phenomenon where a selected group of people target another group for ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 21, 2018

The Big 5: IGP directs SARS commander to sue Wike, Housewives abducted by Gunmen in Kaduna and other stories.

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the Rivers ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 15, 2018

The Big 5: CJN says attackers of Rivers High Court must not go scot-free, Security tightened at the Senate ahead of Omo-Agege’s resumption and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today:   The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 13, 2018

The Late 5: Fayose thanks APC for favour done him, Mohamed Salah crowned Premier League Player of the Year and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose on Sunday told his predecessor and ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 11, 2018

The Late 5: CAN General Secretary, Dr. Musa Asake dies at 66, Super Eagles to play Atletico Madrid and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Rev. Dr. Musa Asake, The General Secretary of the Christian Association ...

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ToluOctober 15, 2017

Someone said Wizkid is responsible for Tagbo’s death | 5 most cringeworthy news stories from last week

(ˈkrɪndʒwəːði) We bring you a roundup of some of the most popular yet totally cringeworthy stories that made the rounds ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

Yusuf Goje: What are Senator Hunkuyi and Honorable Mohammed Rabiu doing about these constituency projects?

by Yusuf Ishaku Goje In line with the letters and spirit of Section 4 (1-9) of the Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 15, 2017

‘Igbo traders in Kaduna close early to avoid reprisal’

Igbo traders in Kaduna reportedly closed early on Friday amidst fears of a reprisal over the reported attack on Hausa ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 21, 2017

We can’t vacate the North – Ndigbo vow

Leaders of the Igbo living in the nineteen Northern states vowed on Tuesday to ignore the October 1 quit notice ...

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AzeezMay 15, 2017

I will announce my intention for a second term myself, not through my appointees – El-Rufai

by Azeez Adeniyi Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has said he will inform the electorate of his intention to run ...

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AzeezMarch 12, 2017

Police denies arresting Audu Maikori

by Azeez Adeniyi The Police on Sunday said it was not responsible for the arrest of Chocolate City boss, Audu ...

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ToluMarch 3, 2017

El-Rufai, we hear you, but this explanation is too little too late

Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai was at Social Media Week on Thursday and in a panel session, he spoke ...

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AzeezFebruary 23, 2017

Osinbajo summons IGP over kidnap of German professor

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the kidnap of two German archaeologists, ...

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EditorFebruary 21, 2017

Analysis: What is the fate of the PDP under Ali Modu Sheriff?

by Mark Amaza The leadership crisis bedeviling the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) was laid to rest last week when the ...

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ToluFebruary 18, 2017

#FreeAudu: Governor El-Rufai needs to bring charges against Audu Maikori, for his own sake

The reactions to the arrest of Chocolate City Entertainment boss, Audu Maikori have spiralled since Nigerians woke up to the ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 17, 2017

YNaija Says: These reports of Audu Maikori’s arrest had better not be true

We have just got hold of very disturbing news of Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori’s arrest. The National Human rights Commission ...

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EditorFebruary 11, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 11th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now! Editor

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AzeezFebruary 11, 2017

El-Rufai angry as foundation of military base in Southern Kaduna is destroyed

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has expressed anger at the destruction of the foundation of structure of the proposed Nigerian ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 25, 2017

Where is Namadi Sambo?

Namadi Sambo has never been the typical always-on-the-scene-type of Nigerian politician. It is a fact that not many Nigerians can ...

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AzeezJanuary 18, 2017

Kaduna govt restores 24-hour curfew in Zangon-Kataf LG

The Kaduna State government on Tuesday restored the 24-hour curfew in Zangon-Kataf Local Government Area of the State. According to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 21, 2016

Kafanchan attack: “We must defeat hate with love” – El-Rufai

Governor of Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai has called for calm among residents of the state. The governor made the statement when ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 6, 2016

Dr. Peregrino Brimah: El-Rufai, tell the terrorists I am Fulani too and give them this money 

by Peregrino Brimah Nigeria has a problem: Kaduna. There is an administrator in Kaduna who is very very dangerous. He is ...

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AzeezDecember 5, 2016

Shehu Sani sent thugs to attack our leaders – APC

The All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State has alleged that suspended senator, Shehu Sani sent thugs to attack executive members ...

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ToluDecember 1, 2016

Backstory: Shehu Sani and the APC debacle has been a long time coming

Yesterday, Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the upper legislative chamber was suspended indefinitely from the All Progressive Congress ...

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AzeezNovember 27, 2016

Insecurity: El-Rufai to purchase drones to tackle herdsmen attack

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai has said the state will purchase drones to tackle insecurity. The governor said provisions ...

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AzeezNovember 16, 2016

Herdsmen attacks: Declare state of emergency in Kaduna, Senate tells FG

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to declare a security emergency in Kaduna following consistent attacks by suspected ...

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AzeezOctober 24, 2016

How ex-gov Yero spent N2.1bn on sweets, juice in 2014 – Commissioner

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Mohammed Abdullahi has alleged that former governor of the state, Mukthar Ramalan ...

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ToluOctober 22, 2016

$550 million, N2.23 billion… | 5 numbers that mattered this week

$550 million – What former billionaire and entrepreneur, Femi Otedola is now worth after his company, Forte Oil’s share prices ...

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AzeezOctober 19, 2016

We did not ban Shi’ites, says Kaduna govt

The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday said it did not ban the Islamic Movement in Nigeria also known as Shi’ites ...

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AzeezOctober 16, 2016

Just In: Killer herdsmen take over chiefdom in Kaduna

Some killer herdsmen have taken over a chiefdom in Kaduna State after killing scores of people, Leadership reports. According to ...

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