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Kaduna government to ban ‘ogogoro’

The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday announced that it had sent a Bill to the House of Assembly on its proposal to ban the sale of “ogogoro”, a locally-brewed gin and other illicit substances. The Commissioner for Information and Home Affairs, Mr Ben Bako, announced this in Kaduna while briefing …

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Yuletide – 24 Killed in 28 Crashes in Kaduna, Says FRSC

Photo: cornstaruk The Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said 24 people were killed in 28 road crashes recorded in the state during the Yuletide. The Sector Commander, Mr Olu Olagunju made this known on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …

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Yero: Carving a separate identity in Kaduna

Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero became the governor of Kaduna State after the death of his predecessor, Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa  in a helicopter crash. Regional Editor (North-West), HASSAN IBRAHIM writes on the last one year in office of the governor and the post-Yakowa challenge. IN December 2012, Kaduna State was …

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2015: PDP rules out automatic tickets for NASS members

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday said it would not offer automatic tickets to its incumbent national assembly members in 2015 in spite of the spate of defections from its fold. “There will be nothing like automatic tickets for anyone; incumbents and challengers seeking the PDP ticket must go …

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Lawmakers Pass Vote of No Confidence on APC Leadership in Kaduna

APC Logo ByJohn Shiklam  The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state may be heading for crisis, following a vote of no confidence passed on the interim chairman of the party in the state, Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed. THISDAY learnt that the vote of no confidence was passed on …

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Kaduna PDP Re-Strategizes To Halt Further Defection of Members to APC

A group of concerned PDP stakeholders has lambasted the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State for allegedly, misinforming the public that there was mass defection of PDP members to APC. They insisted that the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, remained the strongest, most popular and stable political entity in Kaduna and the country as …

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Group Wants Kudan to Contest Kaduna Guber

A Kaduna based group, Young Professionals Forum., has called on Rep. Isa Ashiru Kudan, member representing Kudan/Makarfi constituency in the House of Representatives to contest for the Kaduna state gubernatorial election in 2015. President of the group, Faruk Usman who made the call in Abuja Wednesday, said the forum is …

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2300 PDP members defect to APC in Kaduna

No fewer than 2,300 membrs of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kaduna State, DailyPost has learnt. This is coming barely 24 hours after the ruling party lost about 1,200 members from the vice president’s council area to the APC. The …

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