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Kaduna governor praises federal government on Zaria Water Project, asks for refund

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has thanked the Federal Ministry of Finance for approving a refund of N17.32bn to Kaduna State for capital expenses it had spent on the Zaria Water Project.

Kaduna monarch laments frequent rape of minors

Shehu Idris, the Emir of Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, has frequent cases of rape of minors in the society.
Shehu Idris, emir of Zazzau, says Nigerians are suffering as a result of “palpable hardship” in the country.

There’s hardship in the land – Zazzau emir

While delivering his Sallah message at his palace in Zaria, Kaduna state, the monarch said intervention is needed at both the federal and state levels.

Kaduna government executes 99 projects in Zaria council at N52.5 billion in 3 years

Kaduna State Government said it has spent over N52.5 billion on 99 projects in Zaria Local Government Area in the last three years, out of which N49.4 billion was expended on water supply and sanitation.
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Muhammadu Buhari vows to punish perpetrators of Kaduna violence

President Muhammadu Buhari vowed on Tuesday that the federal government will take the strongest measures possible to punish perpetrators of the Kaduna violence.
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Crisis: Muhammadu Buhari arrives Kaduna for meeting with traditional, religious leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has just arrived Kaduna State for a meeting with religious and traditional rulers in the state over the crisis that bedeviled the state.

Emir pushes for girl-child education

The Emir of Zazzau, Dr Shehu Idris on Thursday canvassed more support for the girl-child education, saying it is necessary for societal development.

Air Peace begins daily Lagos-Kaduna flight operations

Six months after its foray into Kano and Yola on February 12 and 15, 2018 respectively, leading domestic carrier, Air Peace, Monday commenced Kaduna flight operations from Lagos with one of its six-50-seater Embraer 145 aircraft acquired recently.

Emir commends federal government’s agricultural policies

The Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, says the Federal Government’s focus on agriculture is yielding positive results.

Minister Fashola promises to repair collapsed Mowo bridge in 72 hours

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Raji Fashola, says the collapsed bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road will be back in use within 72 hours.

Minister: We’ll repair Mokwa-Jebba bridge

The minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the collapsed bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road will be repaired while an alternative provided in 72 hours.

Emir of Zazzau commends NITT on quality training for transport industry

The Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, has said the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria, was making Zaria and the nation very proud through the quality training and retraining of manpower for the transport industry.

Kaduna government to inaugurate rapid response team on rape cases

Kaduna State Government said on Tuesday it would set up a rapid response team to handle cases of rape and ensure justice for victims.

GAVI: Transition period may be extended for Nigeria

Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) has said that Nigeria may get extension of transition period.

APC strength depends on crisis resolution – chieftain

Alhaji Sani Sha’aban, APC gubernatorial aspirant in Kaduna State, says the strength of any political party depends on its mechanism for resolving internal crisis.

Federal govt knows senior politicians behind the Taraba massacre – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said that he personally gave the Federal Government pictures of 800 Fulani herdsmen and their families that were killed in Taraba State last year but the government had yet to take action.

I’m a patron of Miyetti Allah – Emir Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, says he is a patron of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN).

Over 3,000 horse-riders take part in Kaduna centenary celebrations

More than 3,000 colourfully decorated horses and camels from Northern royalty were used today for the grand durbar to mark the Kaduna centenary celebration.

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