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Sure-P Raises Dust in Kaduna

Reactions have continued to trail the implementation of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) in Kaduna State, especially following the recent revelation by an ad-hoc committee of the state House of Assembly on investigation, which reported that the sum of N560million cannot be accounted for. The Kaduna State House …

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Kaduna: Yakowa’s Remembrance Ignites 2O15 Debate

The June 16 remembrance service in honour of erstwhile governor of Kaduna State, late Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, in the state has unexpectedly ignited fireworks ahead 2015. MIDAT JOSEPH reports As early as 10 am, St John’s Catholic Church in Kaduna, venue of the six months remembrance in honour of …

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Assembly indicts Kaduna commissioner over N560m SURE-P fund

Kaduna State House of Assembly  on Tuesday suspended all activities of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme in the state after it discovered that about N560m was unaccounted for from the fund for  2012. The House, in a unanimous decision during its plenary,  also passed-a-vote-of- no confidence in the former …

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Police Parade 8 Suspected Robbers, Recover 16 Vehicles In Kaduna

In their continued effort to rid Kaduna of criminals, officers of the state police command have arrested eight armed robbery suspects who specialised in snatching of cars and mobile phones. The commissioner of police, Kaduna State command, Olufemi Adenaike while parading the suspects, said seven AK47 rifles, one single barrel gun, …

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Nigeria: Kaduna Assembly Alleges Misuse of N560 Million SURE-P Fund

Kaduna — Kaduna State House of Assembly, KDSHA, yesterday, alleged dubious transactions involving the state’s share of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme, SURE-P, including the reported missing N560 million from the fund. The state Governor, Alhaji Muktar Yero was the Chairman of the SURE-P programme in 2012 when the …

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Kaduna Assembly faults executive on SURE-P

THERE is likely to be a crisis between the Kaduna State House of Assembly and the State Executive Council over the composition and the implementation of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) in the state. The House while receiving report of its ad-hoc committee on investigation into the implementation …

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Rallying Southern Kaduna behind APC

R-L Senator Caleo Zagi, ACN National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Muhammed, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Mr Mataimaki Maiyashi and Ben Solomon Dalhatu Kure, when Tinubu visited Buhari in Daura. Curiously, some of the heavyweights in the yet-to-be registered All Progressives Congress (APC) recently congregated in Kagoro, the …

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Lawmaker laments state of Kaduna’s sports facilities

THE Chairman, Kaduna State House of Assembly Committee on Sports, Bityong Yakubu Nkom says the condition of sporting facilities in the country is unacceptable and must be addressed for the growth of the sector. Speaking while sponsoring a motion on the floor of the house, Nkom, a former Commissioner of …

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Bomb in laptop computer found, defused by police in Kaduna

BUT for the vigilance of Kaduna residents who tipped the police off about a bomb neatly concealed in a laptop computer near the ever-busy Jema’a Road, by Ahmadu Bello Way, a major catastrophe would have rocked that part of the state capital on Friday. Barely 24 hours after the Northern …

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