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Femi Falana: Family members of Lekki victims afraid to speak

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has said that family members of those affected by the shooting at Lekki toll gate have refused to speak about the incident “because of the environment under which we operate”.
It will be recalled that the Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, had invoked the 1999 constitution, sections 2 and 8 of the Quarantine Act of 1926 and Kaduna State Public Health Law of 1917, and imposed a lockdown throughout the state, on March 26.

Kaduna government relaxes curfew

The Kaduna State Government has accepted the recommendation of security agencies for a significant relaxation of the curfew in 21 local government areas.
Some Kaduna residents have taken advantage of the State Government’s imposed 24-hour curfew to curb Coronavirus Disease spread, to get their bodies in shape, newsmen report. 1

Council of Imams cautions youth in Kaduna against protests

The Kaduna State Council of Imams and Ulama has urged youth to shun any form of protest and engage the government to address their demands peacefully.
Some youths with looted bags of grains from the Commodities Marketers warehouse, Kakuri Industrial layout, Kaduna. Olu Ajayi.

Kaduna government orders arrest of looters of virus palliative

The Kaduna State Government says it will trace, arrest and prosecute those who looted COVID-19 items in Kaduna on Saturday.

Shiites debunk rumours of Sheikh El-Zakzaky’s demise

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shiites, says it has found it necessary to dispel the rumours currently making the rounds that the leader of the movement, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky has passed away.
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NSCDC urges residents to obey curfew in Kaduna

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) Kaduna State Command has appealed to residents of the state to obey the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state to forestall any breakdown of law of order.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not approved any drug or vaccine for the treatment of COVID-19.

Kaduna looters are at great risk of serious illness, death – NAFDAC chief

The Director General, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Moji Adeyeye, has called on Kaduna State government to identify the looters of Kakuri warehouse in the Narayi area of Chikun LGA.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

CP: Police will deal with persons disturbing peace

Mr Umar Muri, Commissioner of Police (CP), Kaduna State Police Command, says the command will deal decisively with any person or group disturbing the peace in the state.
Some youths with looted bags of grains from the Commodities Marketers warehouse, Kakuri Industrial layout, Kaduna. Olu Ajayi.

Kaduna warns on health risks from looted drugs, grains

The National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has updated the Kaduna State Government about the items looted from their warehouse in the Narayi area of Chikun LGA.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

#EndSARS: Kaduna government imposes curfew in two local councils

The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew in two local government areas after hoodlums on Saturday broke into a property and carted away COVID-19 food palliatives.

Court dismisses ex-NHRC chief’s fundamental rights suit against Kaduna government

Nigeria’s Chidi Odinkalu has lost a fundamental rights case which his lawyers instituted against the Kaduna State Government at the Federal High Court.
The Emir of Zazzau, in Kaduna State, Alh Shehu Idris has died in his palace at the age of 84.

Kaduna declares 3 days mourning for deceased Zaria emir

The Kaduna State Government has declared three days mourning for the late Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

Kaduna beef up security at airport road, other strategic locations

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufai directed the deployment of troops of the Nigerian Army and police to the Kaduna Airport Road and other strategic locations in the state.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.

Kaduna to revive guidance, counselling unit in public schools

The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

Governor El-Rufai to build third by-pass for Kaduna city, with tollgates

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El Rufai has said that third by-pass will be built in Kaduna to connect north side of the city from Kakau end of Abuja-Kaduna highway to complete existing western and eastern by-pass in the State capital.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 1

Kaduna to hold maiden international marathon race

Kaduna State Government has unveiled plans to organise the maiden edition of its international marathon race in November this year.
The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Amina Mahammed Baloni, who gave the confirmation, said the latest discharge had taken the number of cleared cases to five since April 14.

Kaduna explains N400,000 cost of treatment per coronavirus patient

The Kaduna State Commissioner of Health, Dr Amina Mohammed Baloni, said that it costs the government more than N400,000 to diagnose and treat a COVID-19 patient.

SOKAPU: 700 killed, 100,000 displaced in Southern Kaduna crisis

The youth wing of Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU) has called on the authorities to secure and rebuild their communities affected by the series of attacks on their people, saying over 700 natives were killed and 100,000 displaced.

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Oil prices slide in lockdown-driven rout

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Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property

Osun government says 14 local councils affected by looting

Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property
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Eva Longoria joins as co-lead on digital detox comedy ‘Unplugging’

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Abia asks looters to return stolen medical equipment

A statement by the Commissioner for Information in the state, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that the hoodlums who hijacked the otherwise peaceful #EndSARS protests took away vaccines, X-ray machines, sterilizers, air conditioners, fans, and other equipment as well as disposables and consumables carted away.
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NLC demands end to medical tourism by government officials

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.