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Kaduna okays N99.3m for ARV drugs

KADUNA State Government yesterday approved N99.3 million for procurement of anti-retroviral drugs (ARV) for the treatment of persons living with HIV/AIDS.   According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Ben Bako, disclosed this to newsmen after the meeting of the state executive council in …

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Kaduna, Plateau Beef Up Security at Public Places

Security agencies in Plateau and Kaduna have deployed more men to strategic areas in the states ahead of the Christmas and New Year holiday to ensure a hitch-free celebration. The special task force in Plateau State and the Kaduna State Police Command said that they had made adequate arrangements to …

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Kaduna APC Receives PDP Big Wigs, Vows To Sack Yero In 2015

The Kaduna chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC)today received in its fold some pioneer members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Yaro Rigachikun. At the ceremony where two former state commissioners and other members of the PDP disclosed their defection to the opposition group, the APC vowed …

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We ‘Ll Overcome Conditions for State Creation – Ekweremadu

Abuja — DEPUTY Senate President and Chairman, Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday reiterated his committee’s determination to make history by approving requests for creation of more states in Nigeria. But he emphasised that the conditions spelt out in the existing constitution for state …

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Kaduna immunises 3.4m children against polio – Official

A total of 3.4 million children were immunised against polio in Kaduna State during the exercise concluded on Dec.17, an official of the state Primary Health Care Agency, said on Wednesday. Alhaji Hamza Ikara, the Health Education Officer of the agency, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna that …

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Encomiums As Kaduna Remembers Yakowa

 Vice President Namadi Sambo John Shiklam  Prominent Nigerians including Vice President Namadi Sambo Saturday poured encomiums on the former governor of Kaduna State, late Patrick Yakowa, Yakowa who was described as a man of the people and a bridge builder died in a helicopter crash on December 15, 2013 in …

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Why Violence Persists in Plateau, Kaduna – Human Rights Watch

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday in Abuja blamed the failure of the Nigeria police and the judiciary to successfully prosecute and convict criminals as a major contributor to the increased violence across the country. The organisation said the non-prosecution and conviction occurred even in cases where the identities …

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