Former Kaduna governor bolts out of PDP

October 1, 2023 Moh Bello Habib 0

A former Governor of Kaduna state, Dr Mukhtar Rsmalan Yero, Dallatun Zazzau has resigned his membership of the opposition pary, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This was contained in his one page letter date September 30, 2023, addressed to the Chairman of the party in Kaura ward of the state. Part of the letter reads, “With grateful to Almighty Allah, I Read More

ECOWAS partners Foundation on job creation for Kaduna youth

September 29, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu, 0

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has partnered Milk Value Chain Foundation to tackle youth unemployment in pastoral communities in Chikun and Kubau local government areas of Kaduna state. The partnership, according to the Chief Executive Officer, Milk Value Chain Foundation, Dr. Ishaq Bello, was to implement the enhancement of youth employment project in a bid to address Read More

Kaduna governorship tribunal judges deliver judgment via zoom 

September 28, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

The Kaduna State Gubernatorial Election Petition Tribunal (GEPT) is about now delivering judgment Thursday via zoom.  The tribunal, sitting at the Kaduna Federal High Court premises, is to deliver judgment on the petition brought by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Kaduna state gubernatorial candidate, Hon. Ashiru Isah Kudan against Governor Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress (APC).  The PDP Read More

Insecurity: Groups commend OPSH over peace restoration in Plateau, Kaduna

September 23, 2023 Paul Okah 0

Some peace advocacy groups, including Conference of Plateau Peace Builders Network (CPPBN), Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) and Conference of Southern Kaduna Peace Ambassadors (CSKPA), have commended the military special task force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) for the breakthrough in peace-building efforts in Plateau and Kaduna states. They expressed happiness that at last peace and harmony which had eluded Read More

Terrorists invade Catholic church, burn seminarian, others injured

September 8, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Bandits reportedly invaded St. Raphael Parish in Fadan Kamantan, Kafanchan Diocese in Southern Kaduna, and razed the parish house with a Seminarian, Na’aman Danlami. Sources revealed that some priests escaped during the incident on Thursday night while Danlami, who was a seminarian, was caught in the inferno. His remains had since been deposited in the mortuary. There was no official Read More

Abuja-Kaduna expressway will be completed next year-end – Umahi

August 25, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

…Says ‘I’m ready to fight contractors’ The Minister of Works, Mr. David Umahi, has assured Nigerians that the reconstruction project of the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano highway would be completed by the end of 2024. Umahi, who disclosed this in Kaduna when he paid a courtesy visit to Governor Uba Sani, said the federal government had placed priority on reconstruction of all federal Read More

Kaduna FA: Normalisation committee holds stakeholders’ meeting, inaugurates appeal committee

August 12, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu, 0

Kaduna state Football Association Normalisation Committee has set up a six-man appeals committee ahead of the FA local and state elections, just as it deliberated with stakeholders on the modalities and programme of the elections. Kaduna state FA Normalisation Committee Chairman, Hon. Sabo Babayaro, told the stakeholders that the appeal committee will be led by former NFF secretary general, Barr. Read More

Kaduna board commends NGO on inclusive education programme

August 1, 2023 Abubakar Labaran 0

The executive secretary, Kaduna State Disability Affairs Board, Alhaji Aliyu Haruna Yakasai, Tuesday expressed gratitude to Sightsavers, an NGO that has rolled out an inclusive educational programme, which brings physically challenged children to study together with normal children, under the same condition. Alhaji Aliyu stated this during the closing ceremony of the programme, and donation of 48 tricycles to the Read More

Activist lauds Kaduna governor for appointing 33-year-old as Accountant General

July 28, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Prominent activist Hamzat Lawal has commended Kaduna state Governor, Senator Uba Sani, for appointing Bashir Suleiman Zuntu as the state’s Accountant General. Muhammad Shehu Molash, the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, announced the appointment in a statement on Thursday, July 27. He said the appointment takes immediate effect. Reacting to the appointment, Lawal said the selection of Zuntu is a testament Read More

Kaduna: Sani pledges to sustain youth leadership programme, empowerment

July 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna state has promised to sustain the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship (KIF) leadership programme, while empowering youths to thrive in the state, noting that youth are the majority of the state population.  Speaking during the graduation ceremony of the Fifth Cohort of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, Kaduna, Read More

FX unification: Lagos, Kaduna lead as states debts hit N3.46trn

June 23, 2023 Segun Odunewu 0

The floating of the Naira on the foreign exchange market by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has shot up the debt burden of states in Nigeria with Lagos, Kaduna and Edo experiencing significant increases in their debt valuation. After unification, the external debt stock of the 36 states and the FCT have increased by 41.9 per cent to N3.46 Read More

Tragedy! Lawmaker confirmed dead few days after inauguration

June 18, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kaduna House of Assembly member representing Chikun under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Madami Garba Madami is dead. Madami died in the hospital where he was receiving treatment on Saturday, three days after the inauguration. The 10th State Assembly members were inaugurated on June 13, 2023, and the late member could not participate as a result of an undisclosed ailment. Read More

Sultan, 4 govs to grace confab on Islamic learning in Kaduna

June 9, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, and governors of Kaduna, Kano, Katsina and Zamfara states will join Islamic scholars from across the world to attend a conference on ‘History of Islamic Learning and Scholarship in Africa.’ The director of Arewa House, Dr. Shuaibu Shehu Aliyu, who disclosed this in Kaduna Friday, said the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Ahmed Read More

NSCDC Kaduna Commandant, Idris Yahaya Adah, one year after

June 6, 2023 John Gabriel 0

The Commandant, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Kaduna state Command, CC Idris Yahaya Adah, assumed duties in May, 2022 at the peak of security challenges and other criminal activities. Faced with these challenges, CC Idris Yahaya Adah conceived security strategies to reduce or wipe out bandits and other criminals terrorising the peaceful coexistence of the good people in Read More

Kaduna approves sports policy, targets $150m investments, jobs creation

May 27, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state government has approved a Sports Industry Development Policy (SIDP) aimed at boosting the sports industry, to attract $150 million investments and create 50,000 jobs, the state Commissioner for Sports Development, Idris Samaila Nyam, has said. Addressing sports writers in Kaduna on Friday, Nyam said the policy, which domesticates the recently approved Federal Government National Sports Industry Policy (NSIP), Read More

Kaduna sports ministry tasks athletics board on grassroots development

The Ministry of Sports Development, Kaduna state has tasked the Kaduna State Athletics Association board led by Hon. Sani Shehu Abbas on grassroots development, as basis for sports development. Speaking after inaugurating the new board at the Media Center, Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna, the Acting Deputy Director Sports Administration , Malam Aliyu Adamu, who represented the Director Sports Administration, congratulated Read More

Again, terrorists strike, kidnap dozens of worshippers in Kaduna

May 9, 2023 Admin III 0

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped more than 40 worshipers from the Bege Baptist Church located in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state on Sunday. Confirming the report, the Kaduna state Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Chairman, Rev. Joseph Hayab, revealed on Monday that 15 of the abducted worshipers managed to escape and have reunited with their families. He said, Read More

Kaduna: 98 ‘Sara-Suka’ gangsters arrested, 16 in court for homicide, phone snatching

April 29, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state Police command said it has arrested 98 Sara-Suka urban gangsters for homicide, attacking with cutlass and knives and phone snatching. The command said 19 have been charged to court, while 61 are undergoing investigation at various Police divisions. Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, said on Saturday that according to a Police Read More

Kaduna monarch confers titles on eminent Kurama subjects

April 9, 2023 Chamba Simeh 0

His Royal Highness Bugwam Kudaru (Akurmi) ||| Yakubu Iliya Sauri has conferred traditional titles on 29 prominent sons and daughters of Kurama Land, in Lere local government area of Kaduna state, who have distinguished themselves in their various careers. Sauri, in his effort to restore the age-long glory of the land and foster unity among his people, brought together men Read More

FIRS, Afropolitan stage tax workshop for journalists in Kaduna

April 6, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and Afropolitan Media Limited have held the Kaduna state session of national sensitisation and capacity-building training programme on tax for media professionals in Kaduna. The workshop, whose topic was “Understanding the Rudiments and Importance of Taxation in Nigeria” was delivered by a tax consultant at Shehu Mohammed & Co, Mr. Ma’roof Ibraheem Ajibola. FIRS Read More

Fears as killings, kidnapping escalate in Kaduna, Kogi, Kano, Niger

 A sudden surge in security concerns recently came to limelight in Kaduna, Kano, Niger, Kogi, Delta and Osun states with killings and kidnapping dominating the affected states.   In Kaduna for instance, the state government confirmed the abduction of eight students of Government Day Secondary School, Awon and other residents in Kachia local government area by gunmen suspected to be Read More