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Ex-Governor Lamido faults President Buhari on campaign promises

The former Jigawa State governor and a presidential aspirant under the PDP, Sule Lamido, says the President has failed to deliver on any of his core campaign promises of fighting against corruption, reviving economy and improving security in the country.

North-west governors pledge to tackle armed banditry

Governors of the North-west states saturday resolved to tackle activities of armed bandits, which they claimed, had culminated in killings, kidnapping, armed robbery and wanton destruction of property.

Court remands four over alleged kidnap, killing of businessman

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men over the alleged kidnap and killing of one Alhaji Sabiu Aliyu.

Women, children killed as armed bandits attack Birnin-Gwari

Barely a week after search for arms operation at Kuriga village by security operatives, armed bandits have stormed the village along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna road and killed five people, while 12 others sustained bullet wound.

Chidi Odinkalu: President Buhari and his security chiefs have become part of Nigeria’s problem

human rights lawyer, Chidi Odinkalu, says President Muhammadu Buhari and security chiefs in the country “have become part of the problem” in Nigeria.

Birnin-Gwari: Kidnappers demand N5 million ransom on nursing mother, abduct 10 more

The kidnappers who abducted 22 persons on Friday along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna Road in Kaduna State have demanded for N5 million on the nursing mother among those kidnapped.

Armed men kidnap nursing mother, 23 other travellers in Kaduna

The notorious armed bandits operating in the Birnin-Gwari axis of Kaduna State have kidnapped 23 travellers, including a nursing mother, on Friday morning.

Federal government considers suspension of anti-grazing law

In order to reduce tensions caused by the passage of the controversial anti-grazing law in three states, the federal government is considering suspending the implementation of the law, while negotiating safe routes for cattle herders.

Bandits free kidnapped Kaduna housewives after payment of ransom

Armed bandits have freed two housewives kidnapped from Birnin-Gwari, Kaduna State, two weeks ago.

Kidnappers, cattle rustlers spread fear in Kaduna

A spate of kidnappings for ransom in the Birnin Gwari district of northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state has left residents afraid to even leave their homes.

Gunmen attack Birnin Gwari, ‘kidnap 25 persons’

At least 25 persons have been reportedly kidnapped along the Birnin Gwari-Funtua road in Kaduna State on Thursday, May 31st, 2018.

Police arrest four cattle rustlers in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command says it has arrested four suspected cattle rustlers after a fierce gun battle in Kaduna.

Democracy Day: Kaduna residents urge leaders to tackle harsh economic situation

Some residents of Kaduna on Tuesday hailed the Federal Government for moving the country forward but said it must make efforts end the current harsh economic situation making it difficult for citizens to feed.

Suspected cattle rustlers ‘kill eight villagers’ in Kaduna

Suspected cattle rustlers on Tuesday killed eight persons at Kurega village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, police said.

Insecurity: Senate considers special funding for security agencies

The Senate on Wednesday, resolved to consider setting up a special funding for security agencies in the country.

Bandits kidnap over 44 travellers in Kaduna

No fewer than 44 persons mainly travellers have been abducted along the Birnin-Gwari–Kaduna Highway.

Kidnapped Syrian released in Nigeria

A Syrian engineer who was abducted last week by unknown gunmen in Sokoto state in northern Nigeria has been released, the police said on Wednesday.

Bandits kill one, abduct three housewives, six others in Kaduna

Bandits on Sunday killed one person, abducted three housewives and six others when they invaded Maganda village in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Saturday.

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Ex-Governor Lamido faults President Buhari on campaign promises

The former Jigawa State governor and a presidential aspirant under the PDP, Sule Lamido, says the President has failed to deliver on any of his core campaign promises of fighting against corruption, reviving economy and improving security in the country.
Some of the twelve boys, dramatically rescued from deep inside a Thai cave, after being trapped for more than a fortnight, arrive for a press conference in Chiang Rai on July 18, 2018, following their discharge from the hospital. The young footballers and their coach who became trapped deep in a flooded cave complex tried to dig their way out and survived on rainwater for nine days before being found and later rescued. / AFP PHOTO / Lillian SUWANRUMPHA

Thai cave boys speak of ‘miracle’ rescue after hospital discharge

Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded Thai cave spoke publicly of their incredible ordeal for the first time on Wednesday at a press conference that was beamed around the world.

Two Nigerians arrested for forgery in India

Indian security officials have arrested two Nigerians in the India-Nepal border town of Raxaul, Bihar for allegedly forging the documents used in entering the country.
Poland

NGO: France World Cup win triggered spike in hate speech in Poland

A Polish anti-racism NGO said Wednesday that it has filed several dozen hate speech complaints with prosecutors after a spike in racial posts by Polish internet users against members of France’s winning World Cup team.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Federal government unveils name of national carrier, logo

Nigeria on Wednesday unveiled the name of the nation’s carrier, as well as the logo at the Farnborough International Airshow in London.