Tag: Kaduna State

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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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AzeezOctober 7, 2016

BREAKING: Kaduna govt declares Shi’ites group unlawful

The Kaduna State government on Friday declared the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, popularly known as Shi’ites led by detained Sheikh ...

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AzeezSeptember 21, 2016

Another earth tremor disrupts daily activities in Kaduna community

Another earth tremor on Tuesday took place at Kwoi community in Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna State. It was gathered ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2016

Kaduna govt warns parents to immunise children against polio or face prosecution

The Kaduna State Government has said parents who fail to allow their children below the ages of five to be immunised ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 9, 2016

El-Rufai launches TSA operations manual

Kaduna state governor Nasir el-Rufai has launched the Treasury Single Account, TSA, Operations Manual. In a statement released on Thursday ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

El Rufai sacks Kaduna South LGA chairman

Kaduna state governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has sacked the chairman of the interim management committee of Kaduna south local government, Yahaya Shinko. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 22, 2016

Herdsmen kill RCCG pastor in Kaduna

A pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God was killed on Sunday night by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen in ...

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AzeezAugust 16, 2016

Police recover 2,151 animals, arms from cattle rustlers in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has recovered 2,151 animals from rustlers from 10 vulnerable local government areas, a report revealed. ...

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AzeezAugust 15, 2016

Armed herdsmen kill 6 in Kaduna village again

Suspected armed herdsmen on Saturday killed six farmers in Godogodo village, Jema’a Local Government Area, LGA, in Southern part of Kaduna ...

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AzeezAugust 15, 2016

Send your child to school or go to jail – El-Rufai

Kaduna Governor, Nasir el-Rufai on Saturday said parents in the state who fail to send their children to school in ...

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Isime EseneJuly 20, 2016

Opinion: Pres. Buhari’s lethargy and Nigeria’s killer herdsmen

by Nnamdi Anekwe-Chive The Boko Haram insurgency, and many perceived wrongs under President Goodluck Jonathan paved the way for a former ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 13, 2016

Hard to believe, but on fuel subsidy removal, El-Rufai is asking for “patience and calm”

Following the sharp increase in fuel price and the removal of fuel subsidy, the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 12, 2016

In today’s edition of Captain Obvious, Balarabe Musa says ‘Nigeria is in trouble’

“We are in trouble; the already bad situation will get worse and it will worsen the poverty level of Nigerians,” ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 12, 2016

No jokes, beggars are on strike in Kaduna state

Beggars in Kaduna state besieged the Kaduna Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists on Wednesday, May 12 demanding that Governor ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 17, 2016

‘Not enough doctors in Kaduna’ | El-Rufai says everyone should use public hospitals

Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai has made an unusual yet commendable move to close down the Government House Clinic ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 10, 2016

Opinion: El Rufai, his religious bill and what he needs to do

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has deliberately and complacently, if not self-righteously, marched briskly into another controversy. The politician ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 4, 2016

PDP’s reconciliation moves may offer Saraki a lifeline

Considering his current battles with the All Progressives Congress and the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Senate President Bukola Saraki may ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 22, 2016

5 things to know about the proposed Kaduna state Religious Preaching Bill

Since it was announced that the Kaduna State government, led by Governor Nasir El-Rufai, had proposed an executive bill seeking ...

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Janeth JFebruary 22, 2016

El-Rufai seeks 2-year jail term for those ‘preaching without valid licence’ [DETAILS]

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has sent a bill seeking to regulate religious preaching, to the state House of ...

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Janeth JJanuary 6, 2016

El-Rufai fires Kaduna local government council committees

Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai has sacked the interim management committees of the 23 local government councils in the state. ...

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Janeth JDecember 24, 2015

Zaria Massacre: ‘Army is jittery, now that the truth is coming out’ – Islamic Movement in Nigeria

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, says the Nigerian Army underestimated the capability of the Muslim sect to respond to the massacre ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 16, 2015

Killing of Shiite Muslims ‘is a step towards tyranny’ – Shehu Sani

All Progressives Congress Senator, Shehu Sani, has condemned the Nigerian Army over the attack in Zaria that has left several members ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 8, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: ‘I was not attacked’ | El-Rufai speaks on Zaria, social media bill and Senators

A video showing an alleged attack on Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state in Zaria, surfaced online a few ...

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