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Socioeconomic Effects Of COVID-19 On Kaduna State So Far, Its

By Atinúkẹ́ Ṣeun-Ìgè. COVID-19 and how it all began: At the outbreak of COVID-19 in late 2019, the world was thrown into chaos as the newly discovered virus caused mild to severe acute respiratory illnesses in humans. This virus, known to be predominantly spread from person to person, is transmitted through contacts, droplets of saliva […]

Bandits Attack Nigerian Defence Academy, Kills 2 Officers

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has hinted that troops are on the trail of the bandits that invaded the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State. Bandits, who have been abducting students in public Schools in the State, attacked the Academy in the wee hours of Tuesday, August 24, 2021, killing two Officers and abducting one. […]

El-Rufai Condemns Kaduna Bandits Attack , Condoles With Villagers

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has condemned the latest killings and disappearances of citizens in Kaduna villages. He condoled with families who have lost their loved ones and wished those who sustained injuries speedy recovery. Governor El-rufai has also directed the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency to urgently assess damages at Warkan village and […]

Bandits Kill At Least 10 In Kaduna Communities

About nine people have been killed at Warkan village in Zangon Kataf Local Government area of Kaduna State, following an attack on the community by bandits on Friday, July 9, 2021. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said one person was also […]

“Boko Haram, Bandits Are Different From IPOB” -El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mr Nasir El-Rufai has said the way Bandits and Boko Haram Terrorists operate is different fromthat of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kanu. Speaking to BBC Pidgin, Governor El-Rufai stated that Bandits are not calling for the break-up of Nigeria but are just carrying out their activities […]

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 […]