Tags : Kaduna State

Bandits Kill Five People In Kaduna

Kaduna State Government has confirmed that bandits have killed five persons in Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of the State. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, said this in a statement on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Mr Aruwan explained that the bandits killed two persons in Chikun LGA […]

Kidnappers Of Greenfield University Students Raise Ransom To ₦160M

Kidnappers of the 23 students and a member of Staff of Greenfield University, Kaduna have raised ransom for the remaining 16 students in their den to ₦160 million. They had earlier reduced the ₦500 million they sought as ransom when the students were 17 to ₦100 million. The kidnappers also asked that 10 brand-new Honda […]

Nigeria Records 37 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 165,419. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this via its official Twitter handle.  According to the tweet, the 37 new cases were from seven States, with Yobe State reporting the highest […]

“Why My Govt Is Sacking Kaduna Public Workers” –Governor El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has explained that the reason his administration is sacking public servants in the State is due to dwindling financial resources and higher wage bills the Government cannot be able to sustain. The Kaduna State Government had on April 6, 2021, disengaged 4,000 Local Government workers. The State chapter of […]

NCDC Confirms Human Cases Of Bird Flu in Seven States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has revealed that Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger States have reported confirmed human cases of Avian Influenza H5N1, also called Bird Flu. NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, announced this in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja. He was giving highlights of the epidemiological situation […]

Abducted Students: Five Out Of 39 Abducted Kaduna Students Freed

Five of the 39 abducted student of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation Mando in Igabi Local Government area of Kaduna State, abducted from their Hostel on March 11, 2021, have regained freedom. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mrs. Samuel Aruwan, announced this on Monday, April 5, 2021. Mrs Aruwan said […]

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 […]