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Kajuru Killings: Kaduna state govt condemns critics

The Kaduna state government has condemned what it says is an attempt to politicise the recent killings in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. Premium Times reports that the state government made this known on Saturday, February 16, 2019, when Governor Nasir El-Rufai visited Kajuru with security chiefs. According …

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How I will rescue Kaduna State – PDP guber candidate, Asharu

The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kaduna state, Alhaji Isa Mohammed Asharu, has assured the people of the state of his determination to rescue the state from misrule for the restoration of its peaceful coexistence. While sympathizing with the government and the people of Kajuru local …

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Nigeria: Kidnappers Still Holding Kaduna to Ransom

Kidnapping is gradually crippling commercial activities in Kaduna State as drivers are afraid of plying routes seen as notorious for kidnapping while farmers dread going to their farms for fear of being kidnapped. Our correspondent gathered that the gunmen no longer block the road with stones or tree branches, but …

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Poll postponement: Anger, disappointment from Kaduna resisents

By Ben Agande, Kaduna Residents of Kaduna state have reacted angrily to the postponement of the presidential and parliamentary elections in Nigeria, saying the action by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has only strengthened their resolve to vote. INEC I’m still in race for senate – Uduaghan In an interview …

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INTERVIEW: Why Atiku was not arrested in America — Governor El-Rufai

CONTINUED FROM HERE PT: You ran into controversy over your recent attempt to define interference, intervention and observation, body bags and all of that, what do you really mean? Nasir El-Rufai: Let me just say what I don’t mean. My statement is not an invitation to anyone to attack election …

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Police: We’ll give an update on Kaduna killings

The police have promised to give an update on the latest killings in Kaduna state. Yakubu Sabo, spokesman of the state police command, was responding to an enquiry from TheCable on Sunday morning. “The police commissioner will give an update on the situation later today,” Sabo told TheCable via telephone. …

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Tension in Kaduna over Kajuru killings

The reported killing of no less than 66 persons in eight settlements near Maro Gida village of Kajuru Local Government of Kaduna State has created tension in communities along the Kaduna- Kachia-road, Daily Trust on Sunday reports. The Kaduna- Kachia road links the state capital with the South senatorial zone …

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Kaduna PDP alleges use of security operatives to terrorise electorate

Ahead of today’s Presidential and National and State Assemblies elections, the Kaduna State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Felix Hassan Hyat has condemned the use of security operatives to intimidate electorate in the state. The PDP chairman also accused Governor, Mallam Nasir El—Rufai of allegedly currying favour from …

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Security agencies in show of force in Kaduna

By Ben Agande Kaduna—Heavily armed security men in a convoy of several vehicles yesterday patrolled the streets of Kaduna in a show of force to deter any attempt to cause violence during Saturday’s election. Police The patrol team consist of military, police, Air force as well as Federal Road Safety …

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Kaduna State FA board gets tenure extension

<!– Mr Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports Development. –> The tenure of the current board of the Kaduna State Football Association (FA) has been extended, following a decision reached at an extraordinary meeting of board members and relevant stakeholders. The motion for the extension of the board’s tenure …

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