Tags : Kaduna State

Embattled IMN Leader El-Zakzaky, Wife Absent As Trial Resumes In

The embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat are absent as their trial resumed on Monday, January 25, 2021, at the Kaduna State High Court. Security has been beefed up in the State capital, as well as all roads leading to the High Court complex. During […]

“We Are Winning War Against Insurgency, Banditry” –Military

The Military has said it is winning the war against insurgency and banditry as it sustains an onslaught against criminals within the country. Spokesman Major-General John Enenche who said this during a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, January 21, 2021, referenced recent operations against bandits in Zamfara and Katsina States as evidence of the […]

19 People Killed, Nine Others Injured In Kaduna Attacks

No fewer than 19 people have been killed in fresh and reprisal attacks in Giwa Local Government area of Kaduna State. The killings and counter-killings occurred at Kaya community which shares a boundary with Hayin Kaura village in Dandume LGA of Katsina State. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna, Mr Samuel […]

Gunmen Invade Polytechnic Staff Quarters In Kaduna, Shoot One Person,

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have invaded the Staff quarters of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic Zaria in Kaduna State.  The spokesman of Kaduna State Police Command, Mr Mohammed Jalige told Channels Television that the gunmen invaded the Polytechnic around 10pm on Saturday, November 14, 2020 and headed straight to the Staff quarters where they shot one […]

Gunmen Kidnap Two Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic Workers In Staff Quarters

Two workers of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic Zaria in Kaduna State have been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. The victims, a Lecturer, and a Non-Academic Staff were kidnapped on Saturday, November 14, 2020, from their staff quarters located inside the Institution along the Kaduna-Zaria expressway. Confirming the incident to Channels TV, the spokesman of […]

Army Redeploys 55 Soldiers From Battlefield After Five Years

Troops of the 192 Battalion of the Nigerian Army have been relieved from the battlefield after serving in the Operation Lafiya Dole for several years. Some of the combatants who heaved a sigh of relief on Monday, November 9, 2020, following their redeployment from the battlefield had fought the counter-insurgency war in the North East […]

Buhari Calls For Unity In Kaduna, Says ‘No Development Without

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked all indigenes of Kaduna State to cooperate with the Government and Security Agencies to secure “peace and harmony in the State.” The President made the plea on Monday, September 21, 2020, during his speech at the fifth edition of Kaduna State’s annual economic and investment forum, KADINVEST. According to Channels […]

17 Family Members, Four Others Kidnapped By Gunmen In Kaduna

No fewer than 21 people including 17 family members have been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Chikun Local Government area of Kaduna State. Channels TV reports that the victims were abducted between Friday and Saturday morning at the Udawa community in Chikun LGA. When contacted for confirmation, the Kaduna State Police command […]

El -Rufai Reacts As NBA Withdraws Conference Invitation

The Nigerian Bar Association has withdrawn its invitation to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai to speak at its 2020 Annual General Conference. The NBA disclosed this in a tweet on its official handle on Thursday, August 20, 2020, stating that the decision has been communicated to the Governor. Prior to El-Rufai’s withdrawal, a petition had been […]

Kaduna Attack: 11 Persons Killed in Another Strike

At least 11 people have been reported killed by gunmen in another attack in Gora Gan Village of Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The latest attack comes barely 24 hours after 21 people were killed by bandits at Kukum Daji village in neighbouring Kaura Local Government Area. Police authorities have yet to […]