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    Don’t drag us into your propaganda, army warns herdsmen

Don’t drag us into your propaganda, army warns herdsmen

The Nigerian Army has denied the allegation that soldiers killed 17 cattle breeders in southern Kaduna, warning herdsmen from dragging it into any propagandaHaruna Usman, chairman of the Kaduna state chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), had alleged that the attack happened in Daile Alkariyo village in Jama’a local government area of Kaduna state, on [...]

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    Soldiers accused of killing 17 herdsmen in southern Kaduna

Soldiers accused of killing 17 herdsmen in southern Kaduna

Haruna Usman, chairman of the Kaduna state chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has alleged that soldiers killed 17 herdsmen in Daile Alkariyo village in Jama'a local government area of Kaduna state, on Monday.Usman said many herdsmen sustained injuries, while some were arrested.He alleged that over 47 houses belonging to the cattle owners were torched, [...]

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    Kaduna airport recorded 16,000 passengers in 5 days, says FAAN

Kaduna airport recorded 16,000 passengers in 5 days, says FAAN

No fewer than 16,000 passengers were transported through the Kaduna International Airport (KIA) in the first five days of its replacement of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (NAIA).Ibrahim Bwala, head, corporate affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), disclosed this on Wednesday in Kaduna.According to NAN, this data was recorded from March 8 to March 12 when flight operations switched from [...]

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    FG lifts ban on Kaduna-to-Abuja chopper shuttles

FG lifts ban on Kaduna-to-Abuja chopper shuttles

The federal government has rescinded its decision to ban commercial helicopters shuttling between Abuja and Kaduna.Babagana Monguno, national security adviser (NSA), had directed regulatory agencies not to allow commercial helicopters make use of Abuja airspace.Citing security reasons, Monguno had said only flights with permission from the presidency should be allowed to use the airspace.‎He said all the passengers making use [...]

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    Over 7,000 Peace Corps personnel stranded in Kano, Kaduna

Over 7,000 Peace Corps personnel stranded in Kano, Kaduna

More than 7, 363 personnel of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) in Kano and Kaduna states have been affected by the recent clampdown on the corps operations by the police.While 3,000 personnel were recruited in Kano 4, 363 were engaged in Kaduna.In Kano, the government had facilitated the recruitment and training of 2,000 youths into the corps.Khadija Muhammed, deputy [...]

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    PHOTOS: The ‘hidden treasure’ found in Kaduna airport

PHOTOS: The ‘hidden treasure’ found in Kaduna airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released images of the N49 million hidden in five different sacks at the Kaduna international airport.Here are some of the pictures:[...]

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    EFCC discovers N49m in sacks at Kaduna airport (updated)

EFCC discovers N49m in sacks at Kaduna airport (updated)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has intercepted a cash of N49 million hidden in five sacks at the Kaduna international airport.The bags contained crispy naira notes of N200 denomination in 20 bundles, totaling forty million naira and N50 denomination in 180 bundles, totaling nine million naira.Ibrahim Bappa, head of the Kaduna zonal office of the agency, said the [...]

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    Police arrest ‘killers’ of two Fulani herdsmen

Police arrest ‘killers’ of two Fulani herdsmen

The Kaduna state police command on Monday said three suspects who allegedly killed two Fulani herdsmen in southern Kaduna have been arrested.Agyole Abeh, commissioner of police, told journalists in Kaduna that the deceased were grazing their livestock when they were killed at Unguwan Luka in Jema’a local government area on Saturday.He said the three suspects were arrested after a tip-off [...]

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    Police begin air surveillance on Abuja-Kaduna road

Police begin air surveillance on Abuja-Kaduna road

The police have begun 24-hour air surveillance on the Abuja-Kaduna highway.Salisu Fagge, assistant inspector-general of police, zone 7, Abuja, told NAN on Saturday that the measure was part of efforts at ensuring safety of travellers on the road.“We are patrolling the entire area on air and land against any form of security threats," Fagge said.“We will continue to map out [...]

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    Journalists barred as Buhari returns to Nigeria

Journalists barred as Buhari returns to Nigeria

The plane conveying President Muhammadu Buhari touched down at the air force base along Mando road in Kaduna at 7:47am on Friday.Journalists were bared from going close to the president, who disembarked from the plane 10 minutes later, greeted some government officials before boarding a chopper, which took off to Abuja.Only camera men and photo journalists were allowed to take [...]

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    Journalists waiting for Buhari at Kaduna air force base

Journalists waiting for Buhari at Kaduna air force base

Reporters are currently at the Nigerian Air Force base along Mando road in Kaduna, with the hope of seeing President Muhammadu Buhari.Information about the return of the president is not clear.In the three-paragraph statement which Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, issued late Thursday, there was no mention of the time that Buhari would land in Nigeria.Journalists had initially gone to the [...]

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    DSS raids residence of Kaduna senator, ‘arrests’ his nephews

DSS raids residence of Kaduna senator, ‘arrests’ his nephews

Danjuma La'ah, senator representing Kaduna south, says operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) raided his Kaduna residence on Thursday, and arrested two of his nephews.In a statement, La'ah said the operatives numbering about 100 forced their way into his residence around 5am, destroying doors and chairs.He said that he had not been able to reach his nephews who were [...]

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    Osinbajo receives Guinea Bissau prime minister at Kaduna airport

Osinbajo receives Guinea Bissau prime minister at Kaduna airport

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo met with Umoru Embalo, prime minster of Guinea Bissau, at the Kaduna International Airport, on Thursday.The trip was Osinbajo’s first visit to Kaduna after the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.The meeting between the two leaders held at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Kaduna.In an interview with journalists after the meeting, Osinbajo pledged Nigeria's [...]

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    Even for N1bn contract, I won’t fly to Kaduna, says businessman

Even for N1bn contract, I won’t fly to Kaduna, says businessman

Nwobi Ifeajiagwu, a Port Harcourt-based businessman, says even if he has a contract worth N1 billion, he will not travel through Kaduna International Airport.Speaking with TheCable at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Wednesday, Ifeajiagwu faulted the decision of the federal government to shut the airport in the nation’s capital.The government closed the facility to enable it carry out repairs, [...]

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    Aviation minister: Foreign airlines are probably regretting the decision to shun Kaduna

Aviation minister: Foreign airlines are probably regretting the decision to shun Kaduna

Hadi Sirika, minster of aviation, believes that most foreign airlines which rejected the Kaduna International Airport are probably regretting the decision.Citing insecurity and poor infrastructure, airlines like Lufthansa, British Airways, South African Airways, and some others said they would rather make use of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos in the six weeks that Abuja airport would be closed for [...]

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    PHOTOS: Kaduna airport ready for ‘Abuja passengers’

PHOTOS: Kaduna airport ready for ‘Abuja passengers’

The Kaduna International Airport is now ready for passengers that will be making use of the facility due to the closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.The airport in the nation's capital would be closed for six weeks in order to carry out repairs on its runway.Activities will resume in Kaduna on Wednesday. Below are some pictures of the facility:Ticketing [...]

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Exchange Rates

March 23, 2017USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK307.88385.25331.83
LAGOS410530435
KANO430530435
PH410535440
ABUJA405523440
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
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