Kaduna, Taraba, herders/farmers crisis: NAF, deploys fighter jets

From Molly Kilete, Abuja, Agaju Madugba, Katsina The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), yesterday, said it had deployed two of its fighter jets to Taraba and Kaduna states to restore peace and and order. This is coming just as it announced the establishment of a new Forward Operating Base (FOB) at Kafanchan, Kaduna State to stop […]

Kaduna airport ready, says officials

Kaduna International Airport has been rebranded with modern equipment in line with international best standard, Capt. Mohammed Joji, Chairman, Coordinating Committee on Abuja relocation, has said.   Joji, who is also the Secretary General, Aircraft Operators in Nigeria, made the remark on Friday after inspecting facilities at the airport.   “All the equipment were tested […]

Herdsmen shot and kill Redeemed pastor in Kaduna while returning from evangelism

Herdsman Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Sunday night killed one Pastor Luka Ubangari of Redeemed Christian Church of God at Shawa village, near Godogodo, in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Ubangari was said to have been ambushed, shot and killed while returning from evangelism to Golkofa village. The incident […]

Herdsmen kill six in Kaduna village

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Saturday killed six farmers at Godogodo in the Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. It was gathered that the herdsmen told the villagers that their villages had become cattle grazing reserves and demanded that they vacate immediately. But the chairman of the Kaduna State chapter of Miyetti […]

Five charged over Nigeria blasphemy murder

Five charged over Nigeria blasphemy murder Posted at11:24 Five Muslim men have been charged with the murder of an elderly Christian woman over an alleged blasphemy in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, police said, AFP news agency reports. The suspects are accused of killing a woman last week after she allegedly insulted the Prophet Muhammad. The 74-year-old was […]

Muslim youths attack carpenter for eating during fasting

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna There was confusion in some parts of Kakuri, in Kaduna South Local Government Area, when a 41-year-old carpenter, Mr. Francis Emmanuel Francis, almost lost his right eye on Tuesday following an attack on him by Muslim youths for not observing the Ramadan fast. This is coming barely a week after a 74-year-old, […]

Why El-Rufai is Misunderstood – By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | NNP | May 17, 2016 – The Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, relishes controversy. Lately, he was slammed the “death” penalty by the founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, for a bill he initiated to regulate religious activities in his state. The bill awaits public hearing […]

Six doctors killed on Abuja-Kaduna road

The Nigeria Medical Association has confirmed that six doctors traveling to Sokoto state for its Annual General Conference died in a car accident along the Abuja-Kaduna Express Way on Sunday. According to a statement issued yesterday by it’s National President, Kayode Obembe, the deceased were all members of the Ekiti Chapter of the association. This […]

Buhari made me Kaduna gov –El-Rufai (And the voters had nothing to do with it)

Buhari made me Kaduna gov –El-Rufai — 8th April 2016 •Says, I don’t see myself as nice  From Noah Ebije, Kaduna Kaduna State Governor,  Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday, went down memory lane when  he recalled the encouragement he received from President Muhammadu Buhari. El-Rufai said Buhari was then the APC presidential candidate. He said but for Buhari, he […]

El-Rufai’s religious preaching bill will not stand – SCM

Governor Of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Student Christian Movement of Nigeria has described the religious preaching bill by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai as brash, stating that it would not stand as many groups would challenge its constitutionality in court. The movement noted that the Nigerian Constitution guaranteed religious […]

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