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A Non-Governmental Organization, the Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All, (CSACEFA) said it has commenced investigation on N501.4 million Universal Basic Education Commission's (UBEC) spending in 32 basic schools in Kaduna State. The organisation with the support of ...
"In a state that has endured four decades of violent conflict, there can be no condoning an attack on the offices of security agencies or a place of worship, an act that has often invited needless reprisals and escalation. "The government is determined to ensure vigorous prosecution of anyone indicted by ... police

A federal lawmaker, Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) has said that Nigeria is at war with "deadly guerilla within the axis of Zamfara, Kaduna and Niger ... by armed bandits on a Nigerian military detachment at Kamfanin Doka, along Funtua road in Birnin Gwari Local government Area of Kaduna State.
Armed bandits, believed to be herdsmen yesterday, stormed a military camp in Doka community in Birni Gwari local government of Kaduna State where ... When contacted, Assistant Director, Public Relations, 1 Division Mechanised Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Colonel Mohammed Dole said the army will ... soldiers
Kaduna State Government says it has so far planted 3,702,470 trees over the last two years in various locations as part of measures to control desertification. The State Director Forestry, in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Mr Anthony Kachiro disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ...
In what seems like a daring reprisal attack, bandits loyal to an assassinated gang leader, Buharin Daji, killed eleven (11) Nigerian soldiers Tuesday night in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. A source who is conversant with the development confided in PRNigeria that the ... soldiers gunmen

Troops of Nigerian Army arrested a notorious gun runner and recovered two AK 47 assault rifle with 38 rounds of 7.62mm special while on clearance operation at suspected armed bandits' hideout in Rigachikun general area of Kaduna State on Thursday, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, Director ...
“The survey was conducted in 16 States of Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Plateau, Jigawa, Adamawa, Yobe, Kaduna, Kano, Taraba, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi, ... Also speaking was the FAO Country Representative to Nigeria, Sufyan Koroma, who emphasized that the Federal and State governments are to take ...
Hunkuyi, like you acknowledged, has an inordinate ambition to be governor of Kaduna State. Towards this ... Olaleye is not surprised that you found nothing wrong with a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, who makes laws for good governance of Nigeria, being a habitual law breaker? Doesn't this ...
One year after the Federal Government flagged off a scheme to revitalise 10,000 primary healthcare centres across Nigeria to make them 'fully functional', PHCs especially in rural Nigeria remain in poor state. Under the first phase, the federal government which is collaborating with the lower levels of ...
Today, that Kaduna has become an open sore of injury and pain that it is the most divided and volatile state in Nigeria is the result of the seeds of disunity sowed in the .... Why did Nigerians clap each time the Catholic Bishops' Conference Communiques were read in the Churches during the Abacha era?
Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) made the news last week. ... At 40th anniversary when all Nigerians, including President Buhari openly celebrate the role of labour in the struggle for independence, against colonialism, for democracy against military dictatorship, brother ...
Residents of popular Barnawa High Cost Estate in Kaduna South Council of Kaduna State woke to a gory site of a man, simply identified as Henry, in his 30s, who was electrocuted in an attempt to steal from a live transformer supplying power to a telecommunication mast. The unlucky man was said to have ...
He said: “In his television programme during the crisis, the governor of Kaduna State, levelled two accusations against religious leaders whom he accused of selling a narrative ... “He was brave and courageous and spoke truth to power on not only for Southern Kaduna, but the oppressed people of Nigeria.
Kaduna – Citing the party's discriminatory policies, President Muhammad Buhari's ally and the former governorship candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC) in Kaduna state, Alhaji Haruna Yunusa Sa'eed Thursday resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ...
Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Austin Iwar, has cautioned hunters and other people in possession of illegal weapons in the state to surrender ... Ibrahim Idris to state Commissioners of Police to mop up all illegal arms in their states, he gave the hunters the opportunity to willingly hand over their ...
The Kaduna State Police Command, on Wednesday agreed to partner with hunters in addressing security challenges in the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Austin Iwar said after a closed door meeting with the state hunters association that the police would tap from their experiences in ...

Worried by the increasing rate of unemployment amongst the youths and women, the Kaduna State University (KASU) has commenced training of future ... The idea of the programme is to reduce unemployment among some categories of Nigerians with a view to making the state investment haven in no ...
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that Nigeria requires a new elite consensus so that it can achieve its greatest potentials. ... Committee on True Federalism, suggested that the federal government "should shed weight" so that the delivery of public goods by the states can be enhanced.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Wednesday suspended posting Corps members to some local government areas of Kaduna State ... said the organisation would not be posting Corps members to some areas until it was crystal clear that such places were safe for young Nigerian graduates.
The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) on Wednesday began a two-day induction training for 27,000 public primary school teachers in the state. Malam Nasiru Umar, its Executive Chairman, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Wednesday that the participants ...
The Executive Secretary of the Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Ahmed Tsoho-Ikara, on Tuesday said only 1, 500 intending pilgrims, ... "About 6,632 seats were allocated to Kaduna State by NAHCON but because of lack of funds in the hands of Nigerians very few number of intending pilgrims ...
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has vowed not to recall the over 22,000 teachers sacked in the state. The governor, who ... El-Rufai said the affected teachers were sacked because they were unqualified based on the Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria (ESSPIN) report he received.
The Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has confirmed the death of a Youth Corps member, Oyeleke Ajani, as one of the ... “The accident caused serious traffic gridlock; it took the intervention of Kaduna state government and Mando FRSC rescue teams to clear the road,” he ...
The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, North West Zone, has sealed two filling stations located in Zaria and Hunkuyi local government areas of Kaduna State for selling Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, at N190 per litre. The DPR in a statement issued by its Public Relations Officer, Mallam Rabiu Bello, ...
A total of 10,623 extremely poor and vulnerable persons in Kaduna State have been selected to receive N5, 000 monthly under the Federal ... The scheme is part of the National Social Investment Programme of the Buhari administration and plans to reach 80 million poor Nigerians in the long run. So far ...
One of the beneficiaries, Jemima Jonathan, who spoke to Channels Television commended the President for showing concern for the welfare of the less-privileged. Presently, 21 states are participating in the National Cash Transfer Programme and Kaduna State is inclusive. The programme began in 2016.
ABUJA— Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai has lashed out at organised labour in the country, saying it has destroyed the nation more than its contribution to it. ... Except we set a very low minimum wage, there will continue to be issues especially with states that do not have wide tax net.
A students' group, Concerned Kaduna State Students (CKSS), has accused the state governor, Mr. Nasir El-Rufai, of destroying education in the state and passed a vote of no confidence on him. The group made the accusation in a statement signed its conveners, Messrs. Tobias Y Aboki and Victor Duniya.
Newsmen report that exercise “Ayem A'kpatuma” covers six states, including Benue, Kaduna, Kogi, Nasarawa, Niger and Taraba. The exercise began on Feb. 15 and is expected to end on March 31. Newsmen further report that 1 Division Nigeria Army in collaboration with the Police, Civil Defence and ...
Residents of Kaduna state have cried out to the government over the alleged refusal of some petrol marketers to sell the product at the approved ... DPR Zonal Controller in Kaduna state, Isa Tafida, who led the operation warned marketers to stick to the official pump price to make life easy for Nigerians or ...
The Kaduna State Government is worried by cases of foreigners allegedly buying children from orphanages in the state for trafficking out of Nigeria. The state government ... Recently the president recovered some Nigerians from Libya and I was handed five Kaduna indigenes just on Friday. The victims told ...
The Catholic Diocese of Kaf-anchan in Kaduna State recently announced the sudden death of the diocesan bishop, Most Rev. Bagobiri. A statement by Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Uchechukwu Okolo, the Chancellor, Kafanchan Dio-cese announced “with great shock but with total submiss-ion to the will of God, the ...
“Our position is this, if the governor of Kaduna state is for peace, we are for peace. If he's for war, we are also for war and a bigger war,'' he said. The lawmaker, however, said that it was the desire of everyone to come together and work to heal wounds. This, he said, was critical to restore confidence and ...
He told me that I was invited as the chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria because the lady I saw in Hijab wanted to convert from Christianity to ... The Kaduna State Police Commissioner, Austin Iwar, who led a security team to the area for an assessment vowed that no stone will be left unturned to ...
Why do we have parallel executives of the APC in Kaduna State? In Kaduna State today, we are having a problem and there are two APC secretariats. ... So, we are saying that in the 21st Century Nigeria, there are those of us in the APC that will not accept any governor going into the room to write the list of ...
Even though the Kaduna state government through the Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Agency, KASUPDA, has owned up and given reasons for the demolition of building belonging to Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna-North, some Nigerians have used their Twitter handle to upbraid ...
The Kaduna State government has justified its demolition of a building belonging to a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The building ... Mr. Abdulkadir told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the governor had sometimes back threatened to take such action against him. “I am not ...
He was, however, happy that Kaduna is taking the lead in ranking among states in the northern part of Nigeria in the area of education. He said, "In education, Kaduna is number 1 in Northern Nigeria and number 12 in Nigeria. We are not satisfied as we are determined to be one of the top three in the ... Teachers
Justice Lawal Mani, the presiding Judge at the Kaduna division of National Industrial Court of Nigeria, NICN, is dead. Justice Mani ... Daily Trust. He was also handling the case of illegal impeachment of Mr. Garba Muhammad as the Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). Teachers
“The crisis in Kaduna is condemnable. But prompt arrest and diligent prosecution of criminal elements fomenting trouble in our communities will give confidence to Nigerians and discourage those who may want to thread the path of criminality,” he tweeted. The Kaduna State Police Command on Monday, ... Teachers
Some burnt houses, shops and cars, during the crisis that took place at Kasuwan Magani town in Kajuru Local Govenment Area of Kaduna State, ... in company of the General Officer Commanding I Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Major-General Mohammed Mohammed and state commandant of the ... Teachers
“Today a team from the Kaduna State Security Council visited Kasuwan Magani. The team, led by the General Officer Commanding, I Division Nigerian Army, Major General Mohammed Mohammed, included Commissioner of Police Austin Iwar, State Director of Department of State Services Mohammed ... Teachers
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has condemned the delay in prosecuting over 100 suspects arrested in connection with the killings in Benue State, fearing that the suspects might eventually escape justice. Falana has also asked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) “to investigate the refusal of ... Teachers
“Stakeholders observed that in Kaduna State at least, the postures and actions if the governor, Nasir el-Rufai, and his associates do not suggest the willingness to submit to genuine reconciliation. “All suspensions by persons other than those led by the acting chairman of the party, Alhaji Danladi Wada are ... Teachers
Balarabe Musa, former Governor of Kaduna State, has lambasted former presidents, Ibrahim babangida and Olusegun Obasanjo over their separate statements calling on ... Obasanjo noted that because he is optimistic that Nigeria has great hope, he would continue to talk and point out things going wrong. Teachers
As part of the Federal Government efforts to tackle insecurity in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled a surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) produced locally by the Nigerian Air Force Institute of Technology. The UAC codenamed TSAIGUMI is the first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to ... Teachers
Adamu Mansur, Permanent Secretary, Kaduna State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, says the state government has sponsored six students to Cuba to study medicine under the state's foreign scholarship scheme. Mansur told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Tuesday that ... Teachers
Five armed gunmen on Tuesday morning kidnapped a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Musa Danbaba Saya-Saya in Kaduna State. It was learnt that the gunmen stormed Saya-Saya village in Ikara Local Government area of Kaduna State at about 1.00 am and forced their way into the ... Teachers
The herdsmen descended on Bakin Kogi village, Jama'a local government area of Kaduna State on Sunday at about 10 am and ambushed their .... Sanusi urged stakeholders to take advantage of the offer of governors of Niger, Kogi, Nasarawa and Kano states to provide grazing reserves to herders. Teachers


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