El-Rufai approves N200m for women empowerment

Gov. Nasir el-Rufai has approved N200m fund for the Women Empowerment Programme, to support women entrepreneurial activities at the grassroots.Hajiya Hafsat Baba, Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Kaduna State, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna.Baba said that the programme, established in 2017, was specifically[...]

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CAN appeals to govts to tackle insecurity

The Christian Association of Nigeria Kaduna State Chapter has appealed to government at all levels to tackle the security challenges facing the country. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter has appealed to government at all levels to tackle the security challenges facing the country.Rev. John Hayab, the Chairman of CAN made the[...]

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COVID-19: Gov. El-Rufai extends Kaduna lockdown by 2 weeks

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai has extended the lockdown order in Kaduna State by another two weeks, the state Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe says. Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai has extended the lockdown order in Kaduna State by another two weeks, the state Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe said in a statewide broadcast on Tuesday.News Agency of Nigeria[...]

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Kaduna convicts 605 lockdown violators

For violating the lockdown order imposed on Kaduna to prevent the spread of COVID-19,the Kaduna State Ministry of Justice has convicted 605 persons between Thursday and Friday last week,A statement signed by Commissioner of Justice and Attorney General of Kaduna State, Aisha Dikko on Monday, said that about N1,909,600 was realised as fines from the[...]

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Kaduna government to enforce the use of face masks

The Kaduna State Government says, wearing of face masks will be enforced as a critical public health measure, to reduce the transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19). This is contained in a statement signed by Muyiwa Adekeye, the Senior Assistant to the Governor on Media and Communications, in Kaduna.According to the statement, all persons who venture out[...]

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El-Rufai recovers from Coronavirus

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai has fully recovered from coronavirus. The official Twitter handle of the Governor released a Statement which reads in part: "KADUNA UPDATE: “I am delighted to report today, that after nearly four weeks of observing a strict medical regime, I have now received the all-clear after two consecutive negative[...]

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I was never attacked by bandits — Amaechi

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, said yesterday he was never attacked by bandits at Rigasa in Kaduna State. He also said the provision of security by the federal government for passengers travelling by train from  Abuja to Kaduna ends at the train stations. Amaechi, who stated this at Rigasa train station on his way back[...]

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Okowa felicitates with el-Rufai as he clocks 60

Nasir el-Rufai Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, who turns 60 years on Feb. 16. Okowa’s felicitation was conveyed in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Saturday in Asaba. He eulogised el-Rufai for his tremendous contributions and sterling accomplishments in the service[...]

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Police confirm 7 killed, 5 injured in Kaduna attack

Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that seven persons were killed and five others injured in Maro village, a border community between Kajuru and Kachia Local Government Area of the state. The Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige gave the confirmation in a statement issued on Thursday in Kaduna. Jalige said the attack occurred[...]

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One of the four Seminarians recently released by kidnappers in Kaduna gives a heart breaking account of what happened

Read the heart breaking account of one of the seminarians who was just released from kidnappers captivity. Exactly 21 days of being held hostage, We overheard our abductors speaking in hausa “an kamala tattaunawar” “an biya fansa” Meaning the negotiation has been concluded, and the ransom has been paid. Although we haven’t been released, and[...]

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Breaking: CEO of Atomic Energy Commission feared dead in Kaduna explosion

Simon Mallam, chairman of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC), is feared to be among those who died during the gas explosion in Kaduna state on Saturday afternoon.  TheCable had reported how a gas shop opposite Total filling station at Sabon Tasha in Kaduna metropolis caught fire, killing an unspecified number of people. A source told TheCable that Mallam,[...]

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Nasir El-Rufai enrolls his 6-year old son in a public primary school

Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State has just enrolled his six-year-old son, Abubakar Al-Siddique El-Rufai into primary one of Capital School Malali, Kaduna, a public school, in fulfilment of a promise he made in 2017.   El-Rufai in a state broadcast in December 2017, promised to enrol his child in a public school when he[...]

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Uba Sani: Nigeria will be better if we make necessary sacrifices

Uba Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says Nigeria will become a better country if necessary sacrifices are made. The senator said this in his Eid-El-Kabir message to Muslim faithful. “I see a silver lining in our current challenges. If we keep faith and make the necessary sacrifices our nation will bounce back and take its[...]

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I owe no Lagos State godfather any apologies, says el-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai says he owes no apologies to anyone regarding his last week’s advice to Lagos residents to discountenance godfathers in the state’s politics, because he knows none of them. According to the Guardian.ng, Governor El-Rufai, however, did not mention any names, but media pundits view his comment as an attack on[...]

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