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Residents, government troops flee as armed group overran a town in Nigeria’s Borno state in attack claimed by ISIL.

Troops lay ambush, kill two bandits in Kaduna

Troops under the auspices of Operation Thunder Strike on Monday night killed two bandits along the Sabon Iche-Kagarko Road, Kagarko local government area.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen abduct professor, kill son in Zaria

Gunmen had kidnapped Prof. Aliyu Mohammed of Department of Agriculture, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, and killed his son, Abdulaziz.
A Civil Society Group has decried the plans by educational institutions across the country to resume academic activities without adequate safety measures to contain the devastating impacts of the second wave of COVID-19.

Private, public schools reopen amid fear of coronavirus

The Federal Government, through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control, announced in December that schools should not reopen for the second term, following the second wave of Coronavirus.
The Federal Government says it is renovating and upgrading existing Kaduna Polytechnic Students’ hostels through Public-Private Partnership (PPP).

Coronavirus: Schools to remain shut in Kaduna except open university, state polytechnic

Schools in Kaduna state are to remain closed with the exception of Kaduna Polytechnic and the National Open University who requested to re-open to enable their students to write examinations.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says ensuring an indivisible Nigeria and safeguarding its sovereignty were the cardinal objectives and mandate of the force, Air Marshall, Sadeeq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), said in Yola.

Military jets bomb bandits in Kaduna forests, kill many

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.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

160 Almajirai rescued in Kaduna State

No fewer than 160 children have been rescued by Kaduna State Government COVID-19 Task Force officials from locations that are neither authorised and licensed as schools nor as children’s homes in the state.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted to the new the killing of six children and a woman in some herders’ settlements in the Kaura and Lere Local Government Areas of the State.

Kaduna governor receives reports of double homicide

The Kaduna State Government, on Thursday, received reports of a double homicide following an attempted kidnap at Chikaji village, Igabi local government area.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Official: Kano traders not kidnapped on Kaduna-Abuja road

The Kaduna State Government clarified that report emerging across several blogs and websites, alleging that an unspecified number of traders from Kano State were kidnapped on the Kaduna-Abuja Road, is not true.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Director-General of NAPTIP, Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim, on Wednesday in Abuja.

Official: NAPTIP hands over 22 rescued children to Kaduna government

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has handed over 22 under-aged children to the Kaduna State Ministry of Human Science and Social Development to be united with their parents.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted to the new the killing of six children and a woman in some herders’ settlements in the Kaura and Lere Local Government Areas of the State.

Kaduna establishes 300 nutrition corners in health facilities to combat malnutrition

The Kaduna State Government has established no fewer than 300 nutrition corners in health facilities across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state as part of strategies to fight malnutrition.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Two killed, others injured in Kaduna community

Security operatives, on Tuesday, conducted further air missions over locations in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area, even as they rescued a minor from bandits in Igabi Local Government Area.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna State, on Saturday said nine persons lost their lives in a counter killing in Southern Kaduna.

Kaduna debunks rumour of helicopter supplying arms to criminals

The Kaduna State Government on Friday described as false, the news in circulation that helicopters supplied gunmen with arms at Ungwan Dankali and Tsallaken Dogo in Zaria Council Wednesday.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna State, on Saturday said nine persons lost their lives in a counter killing in Southern Kaduna.

Gunmen kill three in Kaduna community

Criminals suspected to be gunmen on Saturday killed three persons in Chawai Chiefdom, Kauru local government area of Kaduna State.

Villagers beat suspected bandit to death in Kaduna

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.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna State, on Saturday said nine persons lost their lives in a counter killing in Southern Kaduna.

Kaduna: No helicopter supplied arms to bandits

The Kaduna State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, says there is no helicopter supplying arms to bandits in any part of the state.
The Kaduna State Government has said that troops carrying out internal security operations, rescued 9 persons kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja Road on Sunday afternoon.

Bandits, soldiers engage in gun battle in Kaduna

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.

Sex Party: Kaduna arraigns PDP spokesperson for attempted adultery

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.
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Fighter jet kills scores of bandits in Kaduna

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.

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