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Federal government provides N37 billion grant for meter supply to DisCos

The Federal Government said it has taken advantage of the new Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulations to give a grant of N37billion to a private sector operator to supply meters to interested Distribution Companies (DisCos).

Amnesty: Nigerian soldiers, JTF rape, starve Boko Haram victims

Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of raping thousands of women and girls who escaped from the brutal rule of Boko Haram insurgents, and killing many people who refused to be moved from territories rescued from the insurgents.

Kaduna council polls: APC wins 14, PDP 4

Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission, on Thursday confirmed the results for 18 chairmanship seats out of the 23 Locall Governments in the just concluded May 12 local councils polls.

Kaduna electoral commission reschedules election in three local councils

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIEC) has rescheduled election in Jaba, Kaura and Kajuru local government areas of the state.

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.

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.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army declares three UNICEF staff persona non grata

Three staff of UNICEF working in Maiduguri have been declared persona non grata by the Nigerian Army over spurious and false allegations on troops of operation Lafiya Dole.

Disengaged KDSG workers reject entrepreneurial training, insist on entitlements

Hundreds of teachers and other workers recently disengaged by the Kaduna State government on Friday rejected an entrepreneurial training organised for them in Zaria.

Couple remanded in prison over alleged forgery of First Bank cheque

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a cohabiting couple, Patrick Nana, 35, and Ifeoma Alexander, 39, who allegedly forged a First Bank cheque with an intent to withdraw a sum of N98, 000.

2019: Kaduna Central APC chairmen reject Senator Shehu Sani

The All Progressives Congress, APC, chairmen in the six local governments that make up Kaduna Central Senatorial district have declared their opposition to the 2019 re-election bid of Senator Shehu Sani.

Kaduna teachers begin indefinite strike

Teachers in public secondary and primary schools in Kaduna State on Monday began an indefinite strike action over job security and welfare issues.

NURHI has reduced maternal deaths in Kaduna – consultant

A Social Consultant, Ibrahim Kannah Terri, has said that the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) child spacing campaign project has reduced maternal deaths in Kaduna State.

Two killed as fresh explosion rocks Maiduguri

A deafening explosion has occurred near Giwa barracks area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Courts remand 300 Boko Haram suspects

Three hundred Boko Haram suspects were officially remanded in custody on Tuesday, as hearings got under way in the first mass trials linked to the Islamist insurgency.

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Adamawa governor’s chief of staff passes on in Saudi Arabia

Several political associates of Mr Jimeta told newsmen that he died in the early hours of Monday in Saudi Arabia.