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    Falana to el-Rufai: Why haven’t the murderers of 347 Shi’ites been prosecuted?

Falana to el-Rufai: Why haven’t the murderers of 347 Shi’ites been prosecuted?

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has called on Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, to prosecute those behind the killings of 347 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ites.In a statement issued on Thursday, the lawyer wondered why the Kaduna state government had not implemented the recommendation of the panel of inquiry that it mandated [...]

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    3 killed in fresh attack in southern Kaduna

3 killed in fresh attack in southern Kaduna

Three people have lost their lives in a fresh outbreak of violence in Samaru Kataf, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna state. A witness told TheCable that gunmen invaded a market in Samaru Kataf and opened fire on the traders."Some weeks ago, the herdsmen wrote to the community that they were coming to attack. The community reported to the police; [...]

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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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    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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    Police ‘smash’ criminal gang that ‘kidnapped’ former minister

Police ‘smash’ criminal gang that ‘kidnapped’ former minister

The police say they have arrested suspected kidnappers of Bagudu Hirse, a former minister of state for foreign affairs.Bagudu was kidnapped on November 20, 2016, in front of the Kaduna residence of Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew. But he regained freedom on six days letter after a ransom was paid to his captors.Speaking with journalists on Monday, Don Awunah, force [...]

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    Agwai to el-Rufai: Compensate all parties, not only herdsmen

Agwai to el-Rufai: Compensate all parties, not only herdsmen

Martin Luther Agwai, a retired military general, says if there is going be compensation given to anyone as a result of the southern Kaduna crisis, all aggrieved parties should included.Reports said that the Kaduna government was a negotiating a compensation for Fulani herdsmen who lost their cattle to the attacks.But speaking in an interview with DAILY TRUST, Agwai said that [...]

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    Fayose opposes diversion of flights to Kaduna, says ‘even Buratai was waylaid there’

Fayose opposes diversion of flights to Kaduna, says ‘even Buratai was waylaid there’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has kicked against the decision to divert Abuja-bound flights to Kaduna over repairs of the runway in the airport at the nation’s capital.Highlighting instances of insecurity in Kaduna, Fayose recalled the clash between soldiers and members of the Shi’ia sect over the obstruction of the convoy of Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff.The federal [...]

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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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    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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    Kaduna crisis: True religious leaders don’t fan embers of hate, says FG

Kaduna crisis: True religious leaders don’t fan embers of hate, says FG

‎The federal government has warned opinion and religious leaders to refrain from giving religious connotation to the crisis between herdsmen and farmers in Southern Kaduna.  ‎Abdulrahman  Dambazau, minister of interior, gave the warning in Abuja on Tuesday.He said it became expedient ‎‎‎following insinuations that the violence in the region had religious interpretation.Dambazau said some people were always looking for ways [...]

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    Army bars soldiers on duty from posting pictures, videos on social media

Army bars soldiers on duty from posting pictures, videos on social media

The Nigerian army has barred its men from uploading pictures and videos of their operations on social media.According to Daily Trust, Adeniyi Oyebade, a lieutenant-general and general officer commanding (GOC) 1 Division Mechanized Army, Kaduna, gave the directive on Tuesday.Oyebade said this when he represented Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, at the graduation ceremony of Men of Nigerian Battalion [...]

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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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    CAN declares national day of mourning over Kaduna killings

CAN declares national day of mourning over Kaduna killings

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked Christians in the country and in the diaspora to wear black clothes to mourn those killed in Southern Kaduna.The association also faulted the silence of President Muhammadu Buhari on the development, alleging that he has endorsed the killing of Christians.Musa Asake, general secretary of CAN, said this in a statement."The ongoing silence over the [...]

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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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Exchange Rates

January 20, 2017USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK315.10387.23335.17
LAGOS498600510
KANO497600508
PH500600510
ABUJA499600510
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