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Kaduna students dissociate selves from Governor El-Rufai’s re-election bid

Ahead of the March 2 governorship polls, the National Association of Kaduna State Students (NAKASS) has distanced itself from purported endorsement for re-election bid of the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai. This was contained in a statement jointly signed by its Secretary-General, Comrade Ahmed Usman and its Public Relations …

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Why chaos, violence continues in Nigeria’s Kaduna state

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari addresses his supporters during a campaign rally. Picture: Reuters/Temilade Adelaja 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 …

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Election: Civilian JTF tracking miscreants in 152 Kaduna communities – Chairman

The Commissioner, Kaduna State Police Command, Ahmad Abdur-Rahman, says collaborative synergy with security agencies is helping to curb security challenges in the state. Abdu-Rahman made this known during the study tour of participants of Course 27 of National Defence College to the police command on Monday in Kaduna. He said: …

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Elections: Army assures Kaduna residents of peaceful exercise

The Kaduna State government on Monday flagged off distribution of livelihood relief items to victims of 2018 flood hazard donated by the National Emergency Management Agency. How we are curbing security challenges in Kaduna — CP PDP cautions Buhari, APC over arrest of members Former Kaduna State PDP chairman arrested …

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Over 20,000 people displaced by attacks, disaster in Kaduna in 2018 — SEMA

Over 20,000 people displaced by attacks, disaster in Kaduna in 2018 — SEMA No fewer than 20, 679 persons were displaced by various disasters in Kaduna State in 2018, the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said. SEMA said on Monday in a report on Relief and Disaster Management …

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21 villagers killed within two days in Kaduna State, Shehu Sani claims

Godwin Isenyo and Enyioha Opara 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, …

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DSS arrests former Kaduna State PDP chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State on Monday said operatives of Directorate of State Services (DSS) have arrested the party’s former chairman, Alhaji Yaro Makama. The State Publicity Secretary of the party, Abraham Catoh, confirmed the arrest in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in …

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Christian settlements have scanty polling units in the North — Jacob, Kaduna ex-AG

An international speaker against the persecution of Christians and former Attorney General of Kaduna State, Mr Mark Jacob, speaks with MUDIAGA AFFE on the alleged killing of Christians in the North and the fears associated with the forthcoming elections You were quoted to have said that churches in the southern …

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Buhari, Atiku counting on ties with Kaduna

In 2015, it was not very difficult for the then opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State to defeat the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) due to overwhelming clamour for change. However, this is another season with a lot of determining factors that would define the forthcoming elections, …

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