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News about Kaduna

Fire guts Kaduna electoral commission’s office
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:41:30 +0200
Godwin Isenyo There was confusion on Saturday in the Kaduna metropolis, following an outbreak of fire that engulfed the office of the State Independent Electoral Commission. This happened a few days to the election into the 23 local government areas of...
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I will run for Kaduna governorship in 2019 —Hunkuyi
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:04:57 +0200
The lawmaker representing Kaduna North Senatorial District, Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, speaks with LEKE BAIYEWU on the crisis rocking the Kaduna State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, his grievances with Governor Nasir el-Rufai, and the Electoral...
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Fire razes Kaduna election commission’s building
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:33:39 +0200
Fire on Saturday razed the two-storey building of Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM), some few weeks before the Local Government Election in the state. Election in the 23 LGs and 255 wards has been scheduled for May 12. A eye witness...
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Kaduna to recruit additional 13,665 primary school teachers
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:07:13 +0200
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Kaduna State Commissioner for Education Science and Technology, Ja’afaru Sani, has said that the state government will commence the recruitment of 13,665 teachers for its primary schools soon. Sani, while addressing a news conference...
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Kaduna lawyers ask FG to end corruption, insecurity
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:31:33 +0200
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Members of the Barnawa branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, Kaduna State chapter, have called on the Federal Government of President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle corruption before it consumed the country. The association also flayed...
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Customs seize rice, vegetable oil, worth N65m, in Kaduna
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:16:27 +0200
The Federal Operation Unit Zone B of Nigeria Customs Service said on Thursday it seized 1, 500 bags of smuggled rice and vegetable oil valued over N65 million in Kaduna. The Controller, Usman Dakingari who displayed the seized items before newsmen in...
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Kaduna man gets 80 strokes of cane for calling sister-in-law prostitute
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:00:41 +0200
A Sharia court sitting  at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Monday ordered  that one Shuaibu Umar be given 80 strokes of cane for calling his sister-in-law, Suwaiba Abdulkadir,  a prostitute. Abdulkadir,  who had filed a case of defamation  against...
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Bandits kill two policemen, abduct others in Kaduna
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 03:15:11 +0200
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Suspected bandits on Thursday reportedly raided a police checkpoint at Ciki Da Falo in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing two policemen while kidnapping at least 18 others. A source, who confided in Saturday...
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Army nabs kidnap kingpin, two sons in Kaduna
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 04:57:05 +0200
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected notorious kidnapper, Filani Auta, in the Ligari area of Kaduna State. According to the army, Auta, said to be a kidnap kingpin, was arrested alongside his two sons during a...
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Court remands 63 over alleged homicide in Kaduna
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 12:59:12 +0200
 A Daura Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna has again ordered the remand of 63 persons charged with unlawful assembly and homicide in Kasuwa Magani, Kaduna State. The accused, all residents of Kasuwa Magani, are standing trial for conspiracy, rioting...
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Two die in soldiers, robbers’ shootout in Kaduna
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 04:21:49 +0200
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Some soldiers deployed in Dogon Dawa and Damari Road in Kaduna State have engaged in a shootout with suspected armed robbers in the area, during which two robbers were shot dead. Our correspondent learnt that after the Dogon Dawa...
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90 Kaduna youths benefit from Total skills acquisition scheme
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:10:23 +0200
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility to its host communities, Total Nigeria Plc has announced that it has so far empowered no fewer than 90 youths through its skill acquisition programme in Kaduna State since inception...
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$350m loan: Blackmail won’t stop Kaduna’s development, says govt
Sun, 01 Apr 2018 01:20:58 +0200
Godwin Isenyo The Kaduna State Government has said regardless of the rejection of its $350m loan application by the Senate, the state, under Governor Nasir el-Rufai, will not compromise its development. The Senate had on Thursday rejected the state government’s...
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Gunmen kill six miners in Kaduna
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:55:39 +0200
Armed bandits killed six miners in Kaduna state, police said on Friday, an area beset with ethnic and religious tensions with frequent clashes between farmers and herders. “Some unknown gunmen killed six people — four men and two women —...
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Gunmen in army uniforms kill six, injure four in Kaduna
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 03:24:10 +0200
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Thursday reportedly killed six persons and injured four others in two separate attacks on Baking Kofi, Kaninkon Chiefdom in the Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. It was gathered...
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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...
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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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$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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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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