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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El Rufai sacks all political appointees, set to appoint new cabinet

According to the Cable. Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has directed all political appointees to submit their letters of resignation on or before April 30, 2019. Samuel Aruwan, el-Rufai’s spokesman, in a statement, said each notice of resignation must be submitted along with a handover note, signed by the political appointee on behalf of the[...]

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Protesters storm Abuja Over Kajuru Killings

 A coalition of groups at the vanguard to end the spate of killings in Kajuru, a local government in Kaduna State, staged a peaceful rally at the Unity Fountain, Abuja, amid reported harassment of participants, who travelled from Kaduna to Abuja for the outing.   Speaking during the rally, Rev. Fr. Williams Kaura Abba, coordinator of[...]

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Breaking:court nullifies Kano PDP guber primaries

A Federal High Court presided over by Justice Lawis Alagoa on Monday nullified the primary election that produced Abba K. Yusuf as the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state. The Judge ruled that Abba K. Yususf’s candidature is not recognized by law because no primary[...]

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3 policemen, 26 others killed in fresh Kaduna Attack

Reports indicate that 29 persons may have been killed in Kajuru communities in an apparent reprisal attack following the killings two weeks ago. Sources in the community as well as military men deployed to the area after the attack said among the dead was a policeman and 26 others while two police inspectors have been[...]

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INEC Chairman admits that PVC contractor is APC senator

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has reportedly confirmed Senator Mohammed Musa, a senatorial candidate in Niger state, as a registered contractor of the commission. Professor Yakubu made this revelation yesterday after the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly Elections due to logistics. The Nigerian Tribune reports that[...]

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El Rufai lied about killings- CAN, NEMA

The Kaduna State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), as well as the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have denied the claims by Nasir el-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, regarding the killing of 66 people in Kaduna. CAN also accused the Governor of deliberately giving out false information. Addressing a press briefing last[...]

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