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December, 2019

  • 2 December

    El-Rufai Signs N259.25bn Budget Into Law

    Northern Nigeria Backward, Says El-Rufai

    Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, on Monday signed the state’s 2020 budget of N259.25bn into law. The governor disclosed that the budget size is N259.25bn, out of which N184.1bn (71%) was earmarked for capital expenditure. The governor, who welcomed the N75bn allocated for capital spending in the Education and …

November, 2019

  • 29 November

    Police Arrest Village Head Working with Kidnappers In Kaduna


    The Kaduna State Police Command have arrested Samaila Luka, the village head of Ungwan Luka, for allegedly working with kidnappers in Chikun Local Government Area of the state. Samaila was among 39 kidnapping suspects paraded by the command on Thursday. Other suspects include; a gang that killed two of their …

  • 19 November

    Kaduna Man Remanded For Sodomising Teenager

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    A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna on Tuesday ordered that a 46-year-old man, Inuwa Shehu, who allegedly sodomised a 15-year-old boy be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice. The police charged Shehu, who lives at Kawo in Kaduna State, with unnatural offence. The Magistrate, Hajara Dauda, who did …

  • 13 November

    Gunmen Kill Three Policemen At Checkpoint In Kaduna

    Three Policemen serving at Fadan Karshi Outpost in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State were on Tuesday gunned down by unknown gunmen at a checkpoint between Fadan Karshi and Sabon Gida village. Vice-chairman, Sanga Local Government Council, Abubakar Abba, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Wednesday. He added that …

October, 2019

  • 29 October

    Warri, Kaduna Refineries Will Be Repaired In 2020 – Minister

    The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has said Warri and Kaduna refineries will be revamped in the first half of next year. Sylva said on Monday in Lagos that the rehabilitation of Port Harcourt refinery was ongoing. The nation’s refineries have a combined installed capacity of 445,000 …

  • 26 October

    Finally, Students, Staff Of Kaduna School Regain Freedom

    Northern Nigeria Backward, Says El-Rufai

    Six students of Engravers College, a private secondary school in Kaduna who were kidnapped along with their teacher on October 3, have regained their freedom. The victims were kidnapped in Kakau Daji Village in Chikun Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State by gunmen. Read Also: I Didn’t Get Paid To …

  • 17 October

    Kidnapped Principal Regains Freedom In Kaduna

    Francis Maji, the kidnapped Principal of Government Technical College in Maraban Kajuru in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna, has been released by his abductors. Maji was kidnapped from his residence located inside the college by gunmen who broke into his apartment on Thursday, October 10. Read Also: Onitsha Fire Incident: …

  • 9 October

    Why We’re Negotiating With Abductors Of Kaduna School Girls – Police


    The Kaduna State Police Command revealed its reason for negotiating with abductors of the six female students, a teacher and a matron, taken from their school on October 3. Ali Janga, Commissioner of Police in the state, said at a news conference on Wednesday in Kaduna that the police opted …

  • 7 October

    Kidnappers Of Kaduna Students Increase Ransom To N80m

    Abductors of six students and two teachers of Engravers College, Kakau Daji, in the Chikun Local Government of Kaduna State have increased their ransom to N80 million.  They had initially demanded N50 million but recent demands have placed the ransom for each abductee at N10 million.  The girls, alongside the …

  • 6 October

    Air Force Kills 10 Bandits In Kaduna

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), said its Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD), has killed at least 10 bandits at forests near Birnin Gwari and Janko Hill in Kaduna State. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday …

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