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Elections: El-Rufai bans civilian JTF, local vigilantes from Kaduna polling units

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said there are no security-related roles in the election for certain security outfits in the state on the election days. These include the state vigilance service, local Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) and other civilian security ‎volunteers. The governor said all civilian security …

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Gunmen kill 66 in Nigeria’s Kaduna state ahead of vote

Abuja, Nigeria – Gunmen have killed more than 60 people during attacks on two communities in Nigeria‘s northwestern Kaduna state. A government statement on Friday, which confirmed the attacks, said security personnel had been “deployed to the area and arrests have been made”. “Security agencies today reported the recovery of 66 …

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21 Villagers Killed Within Two Days in Kaduna State – Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani, on Sunday disclosed that no fewer than 21 villagers were reported to have been killed in Birnin Gwari in Kaduna State. He said the villagers were killed between Thursday and Friday last week. Sani made this known to our correspondent in Minna, the Niger State capital on …

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Nigeria: Farmers Target Production of Sunflower Oil to Tackle Cancer

The Commissioner for Agriculture and Forestry, Kaduna State, Dr Daniel Maigari, has said the state government is committed to ensuring improvements in agricultural production in the state. Maigari made the assertion on Tuesday in Kaduna during a sensitization workshop of Stakeholders in the Sunflower Value Chain in Kaduna. He said …

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Election 2019: 3.6m residents to vote in Kaduna – INEC

– As the elections draw nearer, INEC has revealed that 3.6 million residents in Kaduna have collected their PVCs – The electoral commission, however, said that 244,092 did not make the deadline for the collection of their voter’s cards – The commission said the extension of the deadline allowed more …

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Presidential election: The fate of Buhari, Atiku in Kaduna State

Kaduna, an acclaimed capital of northern Nigeria is indeed full of political activities preparatory to the presidential election on Saturday. Meet anybody in Kaduna, the discussion among the citizenry is who becomes the next president of this country, particularly between the two major presidential candidates, Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar. …

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Explainer: factors that foster conflict in Nigeria’s Kaduna state

(MENAFN – The Conversation) Nigeria’s Kaduna State has been embroiled in conflict for decades. The violence has its roots in ethnic tensions between the state’s Muslim and non-Muslim populations. The state is located in Northwestern Nigeria. It has a population of approximately 6.1 million people. The majority Hausa-Fulani tribe are …

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Why we cancelled Kaduna Guber debate – NIPR

Why we cancelled Kaduna Guber debate – NIPR The Kaduna State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations has shelved its plan to organise a debate for governorship candidates in the state, ahead of the forthcoming elections. A statement by the chairman of the chapter, Bashir Chedi, said it …

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Kaduna Weighs Offer from El- Rufai, Ashiru

Though there are 38 candidates jostling to become governor of Kaduna State, John Shiklam writes that the contest is really between incumbent Governor Nasir El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress and Hon. Isah Ashiru of the Peoples Democratic Party The governorship election in Kaduna State is a battle of two …

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