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Kaduna crisis: El-Rufai a disaster, Prof Oyovbaire declares

Ben Dunno, Warri Former Minister of Information, Prof Sam Oyovbaire, has appraised the security situation in Kaduna State that has led to wanton destruction of lives and property and described Governor Nasir El-Rufai, as a disaster in the history of a one-time most peaceful state. Reacting to the recent killings …

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Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Kaduna, CAN condemns incident

The Kaduna State Police Command yesterday confirmed the abduction of a Catholic priest, Reverend Father John Bako Shekwolo by gunmen at his residence in Ankuwa village, Kachia Local Government Area of the state. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Yakubu Sabo, disclosed in a statement that he received information from …

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Kaduna Holds Economic, Investment Summit In April

Umma Aboki, Executive Secretary of Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency, KADIPA, has said Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit (KADInvest 4.0), will hold on the 3rd to 4th April 2019. Addressing a news conference in Kaduna, Aboki, while saying KADInvest 4.0 is an annual platform for showcasing the rich investment opportunities Kaduna State …

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Kaduna police confirms kidnap of Catholic priest

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Gunmen on Monday kidnapped a Catholic priest, Rev. Father John Bako Shekwolo at Ankuwa village in the Kachia area, in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The state police command confirmed the incident, noting that operatives were already combing the village in a bid to rescue the …

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El-Zakzaky’s Trial Resumes Monday In Kaduna

A file photo of Mr Ibrahim El-Zakzaky   The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court. The IMN leader is currently facing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and disruption …

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Kaduna killings: coalition protests in Abuja

Hundreds of indigenes of Kaduna State gathered in Abuja last week for a peaceful procession to bring to the attention of President Muhammadu Buhari and the international community what they called the horrendous attacks by herdsmen militia on many Adara communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. Convener, …

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Catholic Priest Kidnapped In Kaduna

Reverend Father John Bako Shekwolo, the Parish Priest of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Ankwa Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been abducted. News of his abduction was disclosed by Revd Fr. Daniel Kyon, the Chancellor of Kaduna Archdiocese, via a statement issued in Kaduna on Monday. The priest …

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Nigerian state governor accused of colluding in ‘genocide’ against Christians

Fr Williams Kaura Abba, coordinator of the Coalition against Kajuru Killings, said in a report sent to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN): “Following [Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai’s recent] re-election, over 500 rampaging Fulani terrorists left in their trail blood, death and sorrow.” His warning comes amid …

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2019: 6,000 Babies Risk HIV Infections In Kaduna State

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has disclosed that no fewer than 6,000 newborn babies in Kaduna State are at the risk of getting infected by HIV in 2019.   Dr. Adam Zakari, UNICEF Chief of Field Office, Kaduna, made the disclosure in Kaduna Tuesday at a “one day Feedback …

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