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President Buhari meets Senator Saraki, Rep Dogara in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met, behind closed doors, with the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

10 feared dead as suspected herdsmen attack Kaduna village

Ten persons were feared dead on Saturday as rampaging Fulani herdsmen attacked two villages in the Birnin-Gwari Local Government of Kaduna State.

Ten feared killed in fresh attacks in Kaduna

The Kaduna State police commissioner, Agyole Abeh, confirmed the attacks Saturday evening but said only four were killed and five injured.

UNICEF, NOA mobilises journalists to fight HIV in Kaduna

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) have mobilised 43 journalists to check the increasing prevalence of HIV/AIDS among Adolescent and Young Persons (AYPs) in Kaduna State.

UNICEF spends N200m to tackle ‘HIV in adolescents concern’ in Kaduna

The officer in-charge of UNICEF Field Office, Kaduna, Dr Idris Baba, on Tuesday said the organisation has scaled up support to tackle high HIV prevalence among adolescents in seven local government areas of Kaduna State.

Less than 10% young people know their HIV status in Kaduna – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that less than 10 per cent of young people in Kaduna State knew their HIV status.

Police rescue kidnapped village head, three others

The police in Niger State on Saturday said they rescued Malam Haruna Gizo, the village head of Unguwan Gizo of Kagara Local Government Area of the state and three others from their abductors.

Police arrest five Nigeriens in Katsina for grazing their cattle on a farmland

The police in Katsina have arrested five herdsmen from the Republic of Niger for grazing their cattle on a farmland in the state.

Police arrest two, kill one over death of abducted British missionary

The police in Delta State investigating the kidnapping of four British missionaries said yesterday that they had arrested two persons suspected of involvement while a third was killed in a shoot-out at the gang’s hideout.

Police parades 16 for robbery, kidnapping, car snatching

The Police Thursday paraded 16 suspect for their involvement in kidnapping, armed robbery and car snatching.

Robbers kill Army captain, three others in Kaduna

Four people, including an army officer, and an infant, have been killed by suspected armed robbers along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road.

Kaduna govt to track those circulating false pictures to incite violence

Kaduna State Government on Wednesday said it would punish those circulating false images of crisis victims on social media platforms aimed at inciting people to violence in the state.

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Arewa CF: Presidency, National Assembly should concentrate on governance

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Thursday told the executive and legislative arms government to end their crisis and concentrate on delivery of good governance to Nigerians.
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Italian bridge company under fire as rescuers toil for third day

Italy's populist government intensified its attacks Thursday on the bridge operator it blames for the viaduct collapse that killed dozens of people in Genoa, as rescuers picked through rubble on the third day of desperate efforts to find survivors.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC presents certificates to new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented certificates to the 23 new political parties registered ahead of the 2019 general election.

Cross River government condemns acts of thuggery in Obudu by-election

Cross River Government has condemned the acts of thuggery witnessed in the Obudu State Constituency by-election held on August 11, 2018 in Obudu.