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Kaduna state government has said security agencies have reported a sequence of attacks by armed bandits on soft targets in Igabi and Chikun local government areas killing 18 residents.
The Nigerian government has deployed to Kaduna, 302 officers and men of Mobile Police, Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) and Police Special Forces, under the auspices of Operation Puff Adder II, to fight bandits that have been terrorizing communities across the State.
Troops of the Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) have reported the recovery of four (4) AK47 rifles which were part of a stash belonging to the late bandit, Nasiru Kachalla.
The Kaduna state government has approved the disbursement of N152.4 million in performance grants to the 23 local government councils in the state after due assessment.
Kogi State and its Governor Yahaya Bello have become serious cause for worry for the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has declared Kogi a high-risk state for refusing to acknowledge the existence of the disease.
Security operatives in Kaduna have rescued five kidnapped victims in two different operations during which they also captured three kidnappers, the State Government said in a statement on Saturday.
Four people have been killed while 10 others were abducted by bandits in separate attacks on communities in Igabi Chikun and Kajuru Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
The Nigerian military on Thursday killed many bandits in several air missions it carried out in Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Igabi and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Sunday said that the air component of Operation Thunder Strike has neutralised several armed bandits at Chikwale Forest in the Mangoro area of Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State.
The Southern Kaduna people under the aegis of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union have reacted to the threat to the life of Bishop Mathew Kukah.
Air missions conducted by the military over locations of interest in Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Igabi and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna state have led to the killing of many bandits.
Fighter jet at the weekend dislodged several locations of bandits in Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna State, just as two suspected bandits were apprehended by locals in Chikun local government area, beating one to death.
The Kaduna State Government has arraigned Abraham Alberah, the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state and four others for organising a sexy party and alleged attempted adultery.
Confirming the incident, the State Commissioner for Internal security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said, “Security agencies have informed the Kaduna State Government that armed bandits on Wednesday attacked Katarma village in Chikun local government area, and kidnapped some locals, mainly women.
As part of his efforts to improve the testing capacity of the state on COVID-19, the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday commissioned a state-of-the-art molecular laboratory and Public Health Laboratory in Akure, the state capital.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said that northern governors are committed to putting an end to the farmers/herders clashes by coming up with a permanent solution that will put the issue to bed.
Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (rtd) has expressed regret that the drugs abuse situation in the country is so bad that criminal elements especially kidnappers and armed bandits now ask for payment of ransoms in drugs.
The total borrowing of the country as of 31 December is 21.6 per cent of the GDP. So, if we were not looking at adding the other category of loans that I mentioned, we don’t even need to increase that at this time As of 2019, the debt to GDP ratio was 19.2 per cent so only two per cent was added.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has inaugurated training for 259 Independent Monitors to supervise Integrated National Social Investment Program (N-SIP) at community level in Adamawa state.
As Nigeria joins in the commemoration of World Day of Social Justice today, the National Association of Seadogs, NAS, Abuja Chapter has tasked the Federal Government to fully implement the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Health Protection Regulations in the nation’s correctional facilities and custodial centres.
In a monologue on the demands placed on managers and his own legacy in his press conference to preview Wednesday’s Europa League game with Wolfsberger, Mourinho said he isn’t feeling “depressed” about the situation and still “wakes up wanting to come to work”.
According to The Times, Real Madrid are currently in advanced talks with Saudi Arabia’s state-owned Qiddiya project over a ten-year sponsorship deal worth £130m.
Health minister Osagie Ehanire said Nigeria might get COVID-19 vaccines in the next 10 days.
Nigeria on Friday recorded 10 deaths from COVID-19 raising the fatality toll in the past two days to 26.