Breaking: Bandits Release 10 Abducted Kaduna Baptist School Students, 21 Still in Captivity

By John Shiklam in Kaduna Another batch of 10 of the remaining 31 abducted students of the Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna have been released by bandits after spending 75 days in captivity. The Chairman of the Kaduna state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab confirmed their release in […]

Bandits target my son, I withdrew him from public school — El-Rufai

The  Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has said that he had to temporarily withdraw his son from the Kaduna Capital School because of kidnap threats. His son, Abubakar Sadiq was enrolled in the public school in 2019. However, the Governor told the Pidgin Service of the BBC that security reports available to his […]

Army hospital in Kaduna treats over 7,000 wounded soldiers

From Sola Ojo, Kaduna The Acting Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital (44NARH), Kaduna, Colonel Stephen Onuchukwu, on Saturday, indicated that the facility has successfully treated more than 7,000 wounded in action officers and soldiers since the counterinsurgency operations began some years back. This was also as the President of […]

Govs Appeal for Calm as NLC Grounds Economic Activities in Kaduna

•el-Rufai: We won’t be intimidated Chuks Okocha in Abuja and John Shiklam in Kaduna As the warning strike by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) grounded economic activities in Kaduna yesterday, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has appealed to the union to exercise restraint in its engagement with the Kaduna State Government. The Chairman of the […]

Kaduna: Victory over insecurity is around the corner – Pastor Adeboye

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said that Nigeria’s victory in its battle against insecurity is around the corner. Pastor Adeboye, who made the declaration when he paid a courtesy call on Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House […]

We must decentralise police, power now – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai By Emmanuel Elebeke The Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam El-Rufai has re-echoed his call for State Police and devolution of power to the component units in Nigeria, saying that the time is now because the country is at war with criminal and divisive elements bent on bringing the country to its […]

Easter: Katsina FRSC deploys 537 personnel for special traffic duty

From Agaju Madugba, Katsina The Katsina State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed 400 of its officers and men alongside 137 special marshals to man strategic locations and routes across the area for the Easter period. Tagged, “Easter Special Patrol,” the Katsina FRSC Sector Commander, Ali Sule Tanimu, explained that […]

Kaduna: Bandits kill 8, injure 4 in three LGAs

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna No fewer than eight persons have been killed by bandits, injured four in fresh attacks on Wednesday, spanning Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna State. A statement by the Commissioner for Internal security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan said, “Eight people have been killed, and four injured by […]

El-Rufai my mentor with whom I’m well pleased, says Senator Sani

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna As Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai marks his 61st birthday on Tuesday, Senator Uba Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) has described him as an ‘exemplary, inspirational leader, dependable ally and mentor with whom I’m well pleased.’ In a birthday message on his verified Tweeter account, the senator, who is also the Chairman […]

Army unleashes 300 female soldiers on bandits on deadly Kaduna-Abuja Expressway

Army unleashes 300 female soldiers on bandits on deadly Kaduna-Abuja Expressway By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Nigerian Army has deployed 300 female soldiers to battle bandits and kidnappers on the deadly Kaduna-Abuja Expressway. The soldiers are from the Nigerian Army Women Corps. Governor Nasir El-Rufai received the female soldiers in Kaduna State on Wednesday. According to […]

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