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Ten feared killed as armed bandits attack Kaduna communities

A recent attack by armed bandits on four villages in Birnin-Gwari Local Government has left at least 10 people dead, residents have said.

Residents say scores kidnapped in northern Nigeria

Scores of people were kidnapped in two days on a dangerous road in northern Nigeria, according to residents, in an outbreak of crime unconnected to the Boko Haram insurgency.kidnappers

Kaduna council polls: APC wins 12, PDP five local govts

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM), on Monday, declared the local government elections results for Chikun as inconclusive, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Armed bandits kidnap 87 passengers in Birnin-Gwari

Armed bandits operating along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna Highways have kidnapped 87 passengers on Sunday as the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, charged troops to end the wanton killings and destruction of property in the axis in three weeks.

General Buratai gives troops three weeks to ‘flush out’ bandits from Kaduna community

The chief of army staff (COAS), General Tukur Buratai, has given troops of 2 battalion in Kompanin- Doka, Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna state three weeks to flush out the bandits attacking the area.

Police arrest kidnap kingpin, recover weapons

The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested a notorious kidnap kingpin cum-armed robber at the Maraban Yakawada, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Kaduna council polls: APC wins 15 of 19 LGs results announced

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 15 out of the 19 local government councils results so far released in the Saturday local government elections announced at the various local government headquarters in Kaduna State.

APC wins 16, PDP three in Kaduna council polls

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State has won 16 of the 23 local government chairmanship and councillor elections which held on Saturday while the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won in three local governments.

Kaduna council poll: APC wins in Governor El-Rufai’s local government

Saleh Shu’aibu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of Kaduna North Local Government at the just concluded polls, with a landslide.

Kaduna council poll: PDP wins Zango, APC wins 10 LGs

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Chairmanship and Councillorship election in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Police: IGP Ibrahim Idris was invited to brief Senate on Senator Melaye

The Nigeria Police Force has insisted that the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris was invited to brief them on Senator Dino Melaye and not because of the security concerns in the country.

Ibrahim Idris: I owe Senate no apology

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the Force does not owe any individual or group any apology in discharging its duties.

IGP Ibrahim Idris accuses Senate of blackmail

Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday said that the Senate resolution declaring the Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris as enemy of democracy was a deliberate attempt to blackmail him.

Kaduna PDP chairman hits back at Governor El-Rufai for cursing senators

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Mr. Hassan Hyat, has hit back at Governor Nasir el-Rufai for cursing the three senators from the state.

Group: Death toll in Kaduna attack now 71

The death toll in the bandits’ attack on Gwaska Community in Birnin-Gwari Local Government of Kaduna State has increased to 71 as more bodies were recovered from the town and surrounding environs, a group, Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance, has said.

United Nations condemns Birnin Gwari attack

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has strongly condemned an attack on Birnin-Gwari village in Kaduna State in which scores were killed and dozens others injured as well as property, destroyed.

Governor El-Rufai visits Birnin Gwari, assures communities of adequate security

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, on Monday, visited communities in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state, where gunmen attacked and killed several persons over the weekend.

President Buhari approves establishment of new battalion, police command in Birnin Gwari

Following the killings of 45 persons in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari Monday approved the establishment of a new Battalion of the Nigerian Army and a new Police Area Command in the area.

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