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Osinbajo Attends NAF Passing Out Parade In Kaduna

Photo: Twitter – @GovKaduna   The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday visited Kaduna State in north-west Nigeria. He was welcomed to the state by Governor Nasir El-Rufai, as well as the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, among others. Professor Osinbajo, thereafter, proceeded to the venue …

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Police Rescue Eight Kidnap Victims In Kaduna

  The Police in Zamfara State have rescued eight persons who were kidnapped in Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State. According to a statement by the spokesperson of the command, Mohammed Shehu, those abducted include men, women and children and they were held captive for over four months. They were …

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Nigerian state side Kaduna to visit Uganda for a 10-Day Tour

The Nigerian state champions Kaduna State will touch down in Uganda next week for a 10-day tour. Kaduna state chose Uganda as a destination as a motivation for their players having won the league championship. The Nigerian champions have atleast seven national team players who were part of the national …

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Ojudu: Why El-Rufai is wrong on North, South comparison

<!– Senator Babafemi Ojudu: El-Rufai got it wrong –> Senator Babafemi Ojudu: El-Rufai got it wrong Senator Babafemi Ojudu, the former Special Adviser Political Matters to the President and aide to Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo replies Governor Nasir El-Rufai over his recent comment on North-South development and says the …

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El-Rufai sends critical message to north over backwardness, poverty

– Governor Nasir El-Rufai called on the northern governors to help develop the region – The Kaduna governor described the north as backward and unhealthy – El-Rufai also charged the youths to rise up to the challenge Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has described Nigeria as two countries in …

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Nigerian troops rescue abducted farmers, kidnapper shot dead

Johannesburg – Nigerian troops have rescued 13 farmers who were kidnapped while working their land in the Birnin Gwari Local Area of Kaduna State. The Nation reported on Tuesday that 11 of those kidnapped were handed over to Zamfara State Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle by Commissioner of Police Usman Nagoggo …

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North-South educational imbalance: Threat to Nigerian development

Azuka Onwuka [email protected] 0809-8727-263 (sms only) One issue people of southern Nigeria are careful not to comment on is the wide gap between the North and South on virtually all human development indices. The reason is that southerners do not want to be seen as talking down on their compatriots …

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Troops kill bandit, rescue 13 victims in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division Nigeria Army under exercise HARBIN KUNAMA III, have neutralised one suspected bandit and rescued 13 kidnapped victims in Kuyelo community in Birnin Gawri Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Col Ezindu Idimah made the disclosure in a press statement issued …

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Nigeria: Osoba – APC of Our Dream Yet to Find Its Feet

By Gboyega Akinsanmi In an authoritative autobiography that captured major challenges he encountered in journalism and politics, former Ogun State governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has lamented that the All Progressives Congress (APC) its founding leaders planned and worked for “is yet to find its political feet.” Osoba, who chaired the …

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Kaduna Assembly confirms 11 commissioners, appoints principal officers

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of eleven commissioners sent to the house by Governor Nasiru El-Rufai. This followed the submission of names of the nominees by Governor el-Rufai to the House; requesting the Assembly to approve the appointment of the nominees into the executive council, …

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