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    Kaduna people are ready to effect change, says PDP guber aspirant

Kaduna people are ready to effect change, says PDP guber aspirant

Shuaibu Mikati, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Kaduna state, says residents will witness an era of decency in governance if he is given the chance to rule the state.In an interview, he said there was a bandwagon effect in 2015 election when the sympathy of the electorate to President Muhammadu Buhari helped some candidates win elections but the [...]

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    Many homeless as flood wreaks havoc in Kaduna

Many homeless as flood wreaks havoc in Kaduna

Torrential rain has rendered hundreds of people homeless in some suburbs in Kaduna state.Many houses were submerged as a result of the downpour which started on Thursday evening and lasted till the early hours of Friday.The communities worst hit by the disaster are Ungwa-Romi, Kigo road, Barnawa, Kudenda, Karatudu, Narayi, Ungwa- Rimi, Gonin-Gora, the Federal Cooperative School, Kawo, Ramat Road [...]

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    How passengers’ revolt ended ticket racketeering at Kaduna train station

How passengers’ revolt ended ticket racketeering at Kaduna train station

Walid Kisumu had set out for the day’s business with plans to get to Abuja with the 10:35am train from the Rigasa station in Kaduna. Unfortunately, things did not go as planned and he ended up not meeting up with the sale of tickets for the trip. The time was still 10:20am and waiting for the next trip - at [...]

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    Gunmen kill clergyman in Kaduna, abduct wife

Gunmen kill clergyman in Kaduna, abduct wife

Hosea Akuchi, a pastor of a Baptist Church, Guguwa, Nasira, Igabi local government area of Kaduna state, was on Sunday killed while attempting to resist kidnappers.The suspected bandits, however, abducted Talatu, the deceased's wife, after killing the clergyman.The incident was said to have occurred when the gunmen attacked the community.Witness said the bandits arrived the community around 1am and forced [...]

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    Six killed as bandits, soldiers engage in gun battle in Kaduna

Six killed as bandits, soldiers engage in gun battle in Kaduna

The Nigerian army says it killed five suspected bandits in a gun battle along Funtua-Birnin Gwari road, Kaduna state.According to NAN, Muhammad Dole, deputy director, army public relations, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.Dole said the troops responded to a distress call about an armed robbery attack along the road on Tuesday."While on hunt for the armed robbers, they [...]

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    El-Rufai presents 2019 budget — first governor to do so

El-Rufai presents 2019 budget — first governor to do so

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has presented the proposed 2019 budget to the state house of assembly.The N155.86 billion budget is broken into N62.3billion recurrent and 93.5billion capital expenditure.The education and health sectors are the most favoured with 27.5 percent and 15.02 percent respectively.Though the budget is 28% reduction from N216.65 billion budgeted last year, el-Rufai pledged that his [...]

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    Kaduna speaker declares seat of defectors vacant

Kaduna speaker declares seat of defectors vacant

Aminu Shagalinku, speaker, Kaduna state house of assembly, has declared vacant, the seats of John Audu Kwaturu, his former deputy and Junaid Yakubu who defected last week from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Kwaturu and Yakubu represent Kachia and Kudan state constituencies.Declaring their seats vacant on floor of the house, Shagalinku maintained that the [...]

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    National secretariat, Kaduna APC lock horns over Shehu Sani’s suspension

National secretariat, Kaduna APC lock horns over Shehu Sani’s suspension

The national headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday reversed the suspension of Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central.Sani was suspended indefinitely by his ward for alleged misconduct and disrespect of the party leadership in the state.In a statement, Yekini Nabena, acting spokesman of the ruling party, said the suspension has been lifted and that the senator remains [...]

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    Apologise to el-Rufai’s government or remain suspended, Kaduna APC tells Shehu Sani

Apologise to el-Rufai’s government or remain suspended, Kaduna APC tells Shehu Sani

The Kaduna state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has imposed an indefinite suspension on Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central.The party vowed not to lift the suspension until Sani tenders an apology to Nasir el-Rufai, the governor, and President Muhammadu Buhari.In a statement on Thursday, Ibrahim Togo, chairman of the party in Tudun Wada ward where Sani is from, [...]

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    Three killed as ‘bandits’ abduct nursing mothers, 8-day-old baby in Kaduna

Three killed as ‘bandits’ abduct nursing mothers, 8-day-old baby in Kaduna

Three people were reportedly killed while seven others, including two nursing mothers and an eight-day-old baby, were abducted when armed bandits stormed Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna state on Sunday.According to Ibrahim Nagwari, chairman of the Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance, the incident occurred at  Unguwar Dan-Baki, Sabon-Layi village around 7pm.He said one of the nursing mothers [...]

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    Banks, offices, schools shut in Kaduna over Zakzaky’s trial

Banks, offices, schools shut in Kaduna over Zakzaky’s trial

Business and commercial activities were paralysed in Kaduna on Wednesday following the resumed trial of Ibraheem Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN).Shops, offices, banks and schools in the city centre were closed as residents stayed away for fear of outbreak of violence.On Tuesday, messages were circulated on the possibility of the cleric follower's causing trouble during his [...]

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    Tension in Kaduna ahead of Zakzaky’s trial

Tension in Kaduna ahead of Zakzaky’s trial

Rumours of a planned attack by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) during resumed trial of Ibrahim Zakzaky, IMN leader, have caused panic among residents of Kaduna state.Zakzaky has been in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) for three years despite court orders for his release.He was arrested in December 2015 after the Shi’ites and the [...]

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    No candidate can defeat el-Rufai in 2019, says aide

No candidate can defeat el-Rufai in 2019, says aide

Samuel Aruwan, media aide to Nasir dl-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says none of those interested in the number one position in the state can defeat his principal.Aruwan said this while speaking with reporters in Kaduna on Friday.The governor's aide said the other governorship candidates in Kaduna only want power but do not have vision for development."None of the [...]

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    Kaduna varsity secures accreditation for 27 undergraduate programmes

Kaduna varsity secures accreditation for 27 undergraduate programmes

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has secured full accreditation for 27 undergraduate and four postgraduate programmes from the National Universities Commission (NUC). [...]

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    School feeding: Kaduna teachers ‘eating food meant for pupils’

School feeding: Kaduna teachers ‘eating food meant for pupils’

Connecting Gender for Development (COGEN), a non-governmental organisation, has alleged that teachers are taking part of the ration meant for pupils in some schools in Kaduna state.Rachael Musa, one of the monitors of the project, said this during a town hall meeting on the federal government’s home grown school feeding programme.Musa spoke at the meeting which held in Kafanchan, Jema’a local [...]

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    Policeman stoned to death during clash with Shi’ites in Kaduna

Policeman stoned to death during clash with Shi’ites in Kaduna

A policeman was on Thursday killed during a clash between his colleagues and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), better known as Shi'ites in Kaduna state.Many members of the sect also sustained injuries in the clash which started on Wednesday.Members of the group had trooped out in large numbers to witnessed the the trial of Ibrahim Zakzaky, their [...]

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