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    Kaduna crisis: You’ll be shocked by calibre of people we’ll arrest, says el-Rufai

Kaduna crisis: You’ll be shocked by calibre of people we’ll arrest, says el-Rufai

Nasir El-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, says people will be shocked by the calibre of "perpetrators" his government will arrest and prosecute for the violence in Southern Kaduna.Speaking on Tuesday when he received Abubakar Mahmoud, president of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), the governor said previous governments had failed to prosecute anyone for crises in Kaduna.El-Rufai said about 20,000 people had lost their [...]

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    Magaji, Kaduna FA chairman, dies at 52

Magaji, Kaduna FA chairman, dies at 52

AbdulkadirMagaji, chairman of Kaduna state Football Association and independent vice-chairman of the Nigeria National League(NNL), has died.Abdulsalam Jere, secretary of Kaduna FA, announced this on Tuesday, saying Kapaka died in a Lagos hospital after a brief illness.According to Jere, the deceased was aged 52.In December, Magaji attended the 72nd general assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Lagos, where the [...]

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    Army to launch special operation to end southern Kaduna killings

Army to launch special operation to end southern Kaduna killings

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says the military will commence a special operation in the southern part of Kaduna to end the persistent killings.Fulani herdsmen have been accused of carrying out killings in southern Kaduna, which led to the declaring of a 24-hour curfew in three local governments areas of the state.The curfew has since been relaxed by 12 [...]

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    Suspects in Southern Kaduna crisis arrested

Suspects in Southern Kaduna crisis arrested

Some of the masterminds of the attacks and killings in southern Kaduna have been arrested, according to Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state.El-Rufai unveiled the names of the suspects when he visited Agyle Abeh, the state commissioner of police.He vowed that government would ensure that all those involved in the attacks were fished out and prosecuted.El-Rufai maintained that his administration [...]

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    Makarfi sues 22 people for ‘trespassing’ on his land

Makarfi sues 22 people for ‘trespassing’ on his land

Ahmed Makarfi, caretaker chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday took one Isa Abdullahi and 21 members of Kada-Kada village in Kudan local government area of Kaduna state to an Upper Sharia court in Zaria over alleged trespass.Ahmad Yunus-Abdullahi, counsel to the plaintiff, filed the case through a direct complaint. He said his client was in court to [...]

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    From N1,100 per gallon, price of kerosene rises to N1,600 in Kaduna

From N1,100 per gallon, price of kerosene rises to N1,600 in Kaduna

The price of Kerosene, an essential household commodity, has increased by 60 percent in Kaduna, trading at N1,600 per gallon from the N1,100 it was sold in December.Dealers of the product told NAN that it suddenly became scarce and expensive.Joyful Adeyemi, one of the dealers, said in December, she bought kerosene at N47,000 a drum and sold a gallon between [...]

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    Finally, Buhari breaks silence on southern Kaduna killings… orders IGP to take ‘strong actions’

Finally, Buhari breaks silence on southern Kaduna killings… orders IGP to take ‘strong actions’

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of the police (IGP), to take "strong actions" in putting a stop to acts of violence in the southern part of Kaduna state.Before this directive was given, Buhari was criticised for not taking action to end the crisis.But According to a statement on Thursday by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, Buhari also directed the IDP to personally [...]

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    Kaduna govt relaxes 24-hour curfew by 12 hours in two LGs

Kaduna govt relaxes 24-hour curfew by 12 hours in two LGs

The Kaduna state government has relaxed the 24-hour curfew in Jema'a and Zangon-Kataf local government areas but the restriction continues in Kaura local government area.On December 21, the Kaduna government declared curfew in Jema’a, Zangon-Kataf and Kaura local government areas due to the persistent killings going on there.After the curfew was imposed, Goska village in Kaura was attacked, leaving several people [...]

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    Cattle breeders break silence on Kaduna crisis, say ‘our members also being killed’

Cattle breeders break silence on Kaduna crisis, say ‘our members also being killed’

The Kaduna State Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) says vengeance is not the solution to the crisis rocking the southern part of the state.Maintaining that it is time to state its “own side of the story”, the association said many of its members have also been killed.It dismissed reports that the entire Southern Kaduna was on fire, and that [...]

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    Shi’ites to Buhari: Stop beating around the bush

Shi’ites to Buhari: Stop beating around the bush

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as the Shi'ites or Shia, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to "stop beating around the bush" and obey court orders on the release of their leader, Ibraheem El Zakzaky.In a statement released on Sunday by its spokesman, Ibrahim Musa, the organisation described as "unusual" the categorisation of Shi'ites as "brothers and sisters" by [...]

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    Our people are dying because of 24-hour curfew, says Southern Kaduna union

Our people are dying because of 24-hour curfew, says Southern Kaduna union

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) says the 24-hour curfew imposed on three local governments in southern Kaduna has given opportunity to the armed herdsmen to kill more people.On December 21, the Kaduna government declared curfew in Jema’a, Zangon-Kataf and Kaura local government areas due to the persistent killings going on there.But in a statement on Saturday, Yakubu Kuzamani, spokesman [...]

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    Catholic church says 808 people have been killed in Southern Kaduna crisis

Catholic church says 808 people have been killed in Southern Kaduna crisis

The Catholic Archdiocese of Kafanchan says suspected herdsmen have killed at least 808 people in different communities in southern Kaduna.Ibrahim Yakubu, vicar-general of the diocese, said this in a statement issued on Thursday.Yakubu said the federal and states governments had failed "woefully" in tackling the situation.“Four local government areas have been attacked, with 808 people killed and 1,422 houses, 16 [...]

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    Christmas over, curfew resumes in Kafanchan

Christmas over, curfew resumes in Kafanchan

The 24-hour curfew relaxed to allow Christians in Jema’a local government area of Kaduna state observe the Christmas and Boxing Day festivity, has resumed.The curfew was imposed on Jema’a, Zangon Kataf and Laura local government areas of the state following a peaceful protest that led to civil unrest in Kafanchan.Checks conducted by NAN on Tuesday, however, revealed that there is [...]

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    Despite curfew, gunmen kill 6 in Kaduna

Despite curfew, gunmen kill 6 in Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed six persons in Goska village in Jama’a local government area of Kaduna state.Jama’a is one of the three local government areas where a 24-hour curfew was imposed.Many people sustained injuries in the attacks, which the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) blamed on Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state.A witness said the attackers [...]

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    Southern Kaduna union blames el-Rufai for fresh killings

Southern Kaduna union blames el-Rufai for fresh killings

The Southern Kaduna Peoples' Union (SOKAPU) says Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state, should be held responsible for the fresh killings in the area.On Saturday, suspected Fulani herdsmen stormed a village in Southern Kaduna, killing six persons, including the 14-year-old daughter of Gimbia Morik, a former deputy speaker of the state assembly.Several people sustained injuries in the attack, while many [...]

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    El-Rufai charges security agencies to redouble their efforts over Kaduna killings

El-Rufai charges security agencies to redouble their efforts over Kaduna killings

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has condemned recent attacks on Goska, Kaninkon chiefdom in Jema’a local government area of the state, urging security agencies to redouble their efforts.Describing the attackers as “inhumane”, el-Rufai empathised and condoled with families that lost their loved ones.He said perpetrators of the henious crime will not know peaceEl-Rufai  said this in a statement issued [...]

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