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Kaduna community where open defecation attracts seven lashes
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:05:23 +0200
As part of commitment to ensure hygienic environment for healthy living, open defecation now attracts seven lashes and N200 fine in Unguwan Damaru in the Soba Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Mallam Adda’u Ibrahim, the community’s Chairman of...
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Recovered bodies of policemen spark protest in Kaduna
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 02:07:49 +0200
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The recovery of two bodies of police officers killed by suspected bandits on Monday in the Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State sparked protest in the state capital on Tuesday. The incident forced policemen to protest...
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Kaduna community where open defecation attracts seven strokes of cane, N200 fine
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:42:10 +0200
As part of the commitment to ensure hygienic environment for healthy living, open defecation now attracts seven lashes and N200 fine in Unguwan Damaru in Soba Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Malam Adda’u Ibrahim, the community’s Chairman of...
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Police lock down Kaduna as court adjourns el-Zakzaky’s case till August 2
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:51:34 +0200
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna There was confusion in some parts of Kaduna on Wednesday as the Police and other security operatives barricaded all roads leading to Ahmadu Bello Way in the state capital. This followed the arraignment of the leader of the Islamic...
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Police nab bank robbers, car snatchers in Kogi, Niger, Kaduna
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:53:43 +0200
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team led by DCP Abba Kyari has apprehended six suspected notorious armed robbers responsible for bank and filling station robberies as well as car snatching in Kwara, Kogi, Niger, Kaduna...
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El-Zakzaky’s trial: Police ban processions in Kaduna
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:27:51 +0200
The Kaduna State Police Command has announced a total ban on all processions ahead of the trial of Shia leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaki, on Wednesday. A statement issued on Tuesday by the command spokesman, DSP Mukhtar Aliyu, said there would be heavy deployment...
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Kaduna R-APC inaugurates state exco, says APC has failed
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 05:09:33 +0200
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna A faction of the All Progressives Congress, known as Reformed-All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State has inaugurated its state executive committee members. It said the APC had failed the electorate. A retired army officer, Col....
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Over 1,000 retirees for PenCom enrolment in Kaduna
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 05:07:11 +0200
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Over 1,000 federal civil servants drawn from four states in the North-West zone due for retirement in 2019 have converged on Kaduna to commence their pre-retirement verification and enrolment exercise organised by the National Pension...
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Custom intercepts petrol tanker conveying rice in Kaduna
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 16:35:27 +0200
The Nigeria Customs Service, Zone “B” Federal Operations Unit, has impounded a petrol tanker, a J5 bus and a truck filled with smuggled rice on the Kaduna-Zaria axis. Usman Dakingari, the Controller, FOU Zone B, made the revelation while addressing...
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Auto-crash claims five on Zaria-Kaduna expressway
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 20:25:32 +0200
Five people died on Monday in an auto-crash involving two vehicles on Zaria-Kaduna expressway, an official of Federal Road Safety Corps  said  in Zaria. The News agency of Nigeria reports that the accident occurred around Dan-Magaji area in Zaria, Kaduna...
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Kaduna: Electrical spark fire consumes another building
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 02:10:47 +0200
Babatunde Musa, Kaduna Barely 24hours after the fire accident on Abeokuta Street in the Kaduna North Local Government Area, Kaduna State, a building was gutted by fire in the late hours of Saturday. The house, located on Rafiu Close, near River Kaduna,...
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Buhari sympathises with Kaduna residents over gas explosion 
Sun, 01 Jul 2018 19:43:15 +0200
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday sympathised with victims of the gas explosion that occurred in Kaduna on Saturday. In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President said that...
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Fire razes Kaduna gas market
Sun, 01 Jul 2018 03:21:40 +0200
Babatunde Musa Gas dealers on Abeokuta Street in the Kaduna North Local Government Area watched helplessly on Saturday as their property, valued at millions of naira, went up in flames as fire gutted about 10 shops. SUNDAY PUNCH gathered that the fire...
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Nine burnt, 31 injured in Kaduna road crash
Sun, 01 Jul 2018 02:22:03 +0200
GODWIN ISENYO with agency report No fewer than 10 people died in an accident on the Kaduna-Kano Expressway on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the accident occurred near the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State, around 5.30am....
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NIMC partners Kaduna on residency card
Sun, 01 Jul 2018 01:19:50 +0200
Ozioma Ubabukoh The National Identity Management Commission says it is working with the Kaduna State Government on the residency card registration. The programme was launched by Governor Nasir el-Rufai and the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer,...
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Kaduna refinery produces at 60% capacity -MD
Tue, 20 May 2014 21:30:30 +0200
The Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company on Tuesday said the company was currently operating at 60 per cent production capacity. The KRPC Managing Director, Mr Sa’idu Aliyu, said this when he led members of the company’s management...
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Four feared dead as Kaduna LG violence continues
Mon, 12 May 2014 20:01:06 +0200
No fewer than four persons were killed and scores of others injured  in a renewed hostility in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday. The council was thrown into crisis on Sunday, leading to the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on the...
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Kaduna NUT directs members to resume on Monday
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:23:08 +0200
The Kaduna State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers on Sunday directed its members across the state to resume classes in compliance with the Federal Government’s resumption date of September 22. The NUT Chairman, Audu Amba, said the directive...
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Kaduna NUT directs members to resume on Monday
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:23:08 +0200
The Kaduna State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers on Sunday directed its members across the state to resume classes in compliance with the Federal Government’s resumption date of September 22. The NUT Chairman, Audu Amba, said the directive...
© The Punch
600,000 HIV/AIDS patients living in Kaduna
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 01:40:08 +0100
Two civil society organisations- the Civil Society on HIV&AIDS in Nigeria and the Network of People Living with HIV&AIDS in Nigeria- on Monday in Kaduna criticised the state government for not doing enough for those living with HIV/AIDS in the...
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Boko Haram member killed in Kaduna shootout
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 23:00:15 +0200
A suspected member of the Islamist insurgent, Boko Haram, was on Sunday  killed following a shootout with security operatives in the Kinkino area of  Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Security operatives had stormed the residence ...
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Boko Haram member killed in Kaduna shootout
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 23:00:15 +0200
A suspected member of the Islamist insurgent, Boko Haram, was on Sunday  killed following a shootout with security operatives in the Kinkino area of  Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Security operatives had stormed the residence ...
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Agency alerts Kaduna communities on impending flood
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:00:31 +0200
The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency has alerted residents of impending floods envisaged to affect some parts of the state. The Executive Secretary of the agency, Mr Ishaku Makama, made this known in a statement issued on Friday in Kaduna, and...
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Agency alerts Kaduna communities on impending flood
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:00:31 +0200
The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency has alerted residents of impending floods envisaged to affect some parts of the state. The Executive Secretary of the agency, Mr Ishaku Makama, made this known in a statement issued on Friday in Kaduna, and...
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FG partners Kaduna to train 601 youths
Fri, 16 May 2014 18:55:18 +0200
The Federal Government and the Kaduna State Government on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on their plan to train 601 youths cutting across the 23 local government areas of the state over the next three months. While the Special Adviser to...
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Change inevitable in Kaduna, says el-Rufai
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:48:08 +0100
The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, said on Monday that change was inevitable in the state next month. El-Rufai stated this in the ancient town of Zaria as he rounded up his campaign in the northern...
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Yero mourns Kaduna lawmaker, monarch
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:42:07 +0200
Governor Mukhtar  Yero  has expressed shock on the death of a member representing Kauru/Chawai Constituency in the State House of Assembly, Shaibu Tukura, and the Chief of Chawai, Alhaji Mohammed Yahaya, who died on Tuesday. Yero noted that the lawmaker...
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Kaduna to spend N800m on foreign scholarships
Thu, 22 May 2014 11:02:21 +0200
Gov. Ramalan Yero of Kaduna State, on Wednesday in Kaduna, said the state government had set aside N800 million for foreign scholarships for its indigene students. He made the disclosure while inaugurating the seven-man committee saddled with the responsibility...
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$9.3m deal: Kaduna youths blast el-Rufai for ‘abusing’ Oritsejafor
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:04:56 +0200
Some youths in Kaduna State on Sunday carpeted a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, for disparaging the President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, over the latter’s alleged involvement...
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$9.3m deal: Kaduna youths blast el-Rufai for ‘abusing’ Oritsejafor
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:04:56 +0200
Some youths in Kaduna State on Sunday carpeted a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, for disparaging the President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, over the latter’s alleged involvement...
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