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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate re-introduces bill to establish South East commission

Clause 15 (2a) of the bill which identifies source of funding for the commission, stipulates that the equivalent of 10% of the total monthly statutory allocation due to the member states of the commission shall be from the federation account.

Hajj: First batch of Kaduna pilgrims take off

The first set of intending pilgrims (542) from Kaduna State have left Kaduna International Airport on Sunday, for Saudi Arabia for the 2019 Hajj, the Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board of the state has said.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Elections: INEC withdraws 64 certificates of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has so far withdrawn 64 Certificates of Return and re-issued them to persons declared winners by courts of law, following the 2019 general elections.

Bauchi APC lawmaker leaves ruling party, says he worked for opposition PDP’s victory

A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Lere/Bula Constituency, Hon. Aminu Tukur, has finally left the All Progressives Congress.
The police force headquarters has paraded 93 suspected kidnappers terrorising the Abuja-Kaduna express road.

Police parade 93 suspected kidnappers terrorising Abuja/Kaduna road

The suspects were arrested at different villages namely Kachin, Lere, Igabi, Kagarko, Birnin Gwari, Zaria among other villages in the area.
Herdsmen

Kaduna government immunises 215,000 cows against contagious lung infection

The Kaduna State Government says it has immunised 215, 000 cattle against the Contagious Bovine Pleuro Pneumonia (CBPP), a lung infection of cows.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Kaduna elections: PDP rejects governorship poll result

Alhaji Isa Ashiru, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Kaduna, has rejected the outcome of the governorship election in the state.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna elections: Governor El-Rufai declared winner of gubernatorial poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, as winner of the governorship polls.

Kaduna elections: PDP rejects results of governorship poll

The Peoples Democratic Party has rejected the results of the governorship election held in Kaduna State on Saturday.

Kaduna elections: Governor El-Rufai set to be declared winner of gubernatorial poll

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is on the verge of being returned as the winner of Saturday’s election.

Mass defections hit Kaduna PDP

With six days to the 9 March governorship election in Kaduna, a major defection of members has hit the opposition People’s Democratic Party.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Buhari wins 15 of 23 Kaduna LGAs

President Muhammadu Buhari has emerged winner in 15 of the 23 local government areas in Kaduna State.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Election: President Buhari maintains lead as INEC releases more results in Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is maintaining his lead in last Saturday’s presidential polls in Kaduna State.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN urges Nasir el-Rufai to find killers of Agom Adara, others

The Christian Association of Nigeria has taken to task the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, asking him to find and apprehend those who killed prominent people and other citizens of the state.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 700,000 Kaduna youths assisted with HIV/AIDS information in 2 years

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has assisted over 700,000 Adolescent and Young Person (AYPs) with HIV information in Kaduna State in the last two years.
IDP camp in Makurdi

Committee: 1, 801 killed, 50, 212 displaced in recent Plateau attacks

The Committee on Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), set up by the Plateau Government, has said that 1,801 persons were killed in the recent attacks on the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Federal government disburses N210 million to 10,490 poor people in Kaduna

The Federal Government has disbursed N210 million to 10, 490 poorest and most vulnerable persons in Kaduna State under its Conditional Cash Transfer Programme.

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Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests

Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has affirmed that said the progress of any nation depends on the development of its youth.

Yobe suspends traditional ruler for defiling a 6-year-old boy

Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade Local Government for alleged sodomy with a six year-old-boy.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.

Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
Nigeria Police

Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.