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Kaduna women demand 40 per cent representation in new govt cabinet

Some women in Kaduna metropolis have appealed to Governor Nasir El-Rufai and his Deputy, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, to give women 40 per cent of the appointment into the new state Executive Council that would be constituted. The women, who made the call on Friday in Kaduna while reacting to El-Rufai’s …

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Buhari condemns Kaduna killings, orders security action against cultism in Rivers

John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday condemned the latest killing of 20 people in Kaduna State. The attacks took place in Adara community, where the Fulani and the Adara people were said to “have a long history of mistrust between themselves.” The President, who sued for peace, noted …

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Protests rock Birnin-Gwari over Kaduna killings

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Residents of Birnin-Gwari in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday protested the persistent killings of their people by persons suspected to be bandits. The protest, led by the Coalition of Birnin-Gwari Association, coincided with the visit of Governor Nasir el-Rufai and the Inspector-General of …

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20 Dead, Scores Injured As ‘Men In Military Uniform’ Invade Kaduna Community

Twenty people have been killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ungwan Aku Village, Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.  According to Punch Newspaper, scores of persons also sustained gunshots wounds. The community was attacked by persons in military battle dress at about 7pm on Monday. The attackers carried weapons …

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El-Rufai Visits Kaduna Community, Condemns Bandits Attack

Kaduna Governor, Nasir El-Rufai   The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has condemned the attack on Kakangi community following his visit to the scene of the incident. The governor described the attack as inhuman and ungodly, assuring residents of the government’s commitment to restoring peace and security to the area …

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Lagos, Edo, Kaduna, Cross River owe over half of states’ foreign debt

Everest Amaefule, Abuja  Four states of the federation — Lagos, Edo, Kaduna and Cross River — dominate the list of sub-national governments indebted to foreign bodies, statistics obtained from the Debt Management Office, has shown. Analysis of the DMO data show that the four states have combined foreign debt of …

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Kaduna State To Begin Polio Immunisation April 13

The Kaduna State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (SPHCDA) on Monday said it would commence second round of polio immunisation across the state on April 16. The Agency’s Deputy Director, Hamza Ibrahim-Hamza, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that the vaccination would run from April 13 to April …

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Why Southern Kaduna killings linger —Middle Belt Forum

THE Middle Belt Forum (MBF) has alleged that a desire to alter demographic composition of Southern Kaduna and other areas of the Middle Belt for the purpose of taking over land belonging to natives was reason behind mass killings in the region. The National President of MBF, Dr Bitrus Pogu, …

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