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Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, on Tuesday, commended over 3,000 youth traders at the city’s Central market for shunning violence during the recent unrest that claimed lives and property in some parts of the state.
Journalists and civil servants, trapped by the imposition of an emergency 24-hour curfew by the Kaduna state government on Sunday, have recounted their ordeal.
The Kaduna State government on Sunday said the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on Kaduna metropolis and environs was a preemptive measure to avert breakdown of law and order.
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday urged residents of Niger to stop selling, purchasing or consuming fruits that were artificially ripened with calcium carbide.
The Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky led Shi’ites group, otherwise known as Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has denied responsibility for the killing of a Mobile Police Officer in Kaduna on Thursday, saying the police and some hired thugs were responsible for the act.
Prices of food items have increased in the last one month in Kaduna metropolis, a check by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reveals.
The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.
The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.
Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Monday paid a condolence visit to Kasai village, in Batsari Local Government Area of the state, over killings by bandits in the area.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, has disclosed that no fewer than 15,000 security operatives would be deployed to monitor Saturday’s national election in the State.
Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Mr. Wakili Mohammed has assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police for Kano State Command, vowing to deal with drug and substance abuse in the state.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped as the face of EA Sports’ FIFA 19 game.