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Nursing mother, others abducted in Kaduna

“We are now in confusion because those abducted were four males and two women. Among the women was a nursing mother known in this community as Matar Ghali. They took her away while the husband Ghali escaped. Gambo and Bukar are among those abducted. These are all poor people and so far we have identified six people that were abducted,” he said.

Gunmen abduct six people in Kaduna

“We are now in confusion because those abducted were four males and two women. Among the women was a nursing mother known in this community as Matar Ghali. They took her away while the husband Ghali escaped. Gambo and Bukar are among those abducted. These are all poor people and so far we have identified six people that were abducted,” he said.

Kaduna police arrest ‘cattle rustlers’, recover livestock

“Let me call on the Public in the State to rededicate themselves to the concept of civic responsibility to demonstrate personal and collective commitment in assisting the Police with timely and reliable information to be able to sustain the gain recorded and improve security in our communities in general.”

Appeal court sacks two Kaduna PDP lawmakers

The appellate court ordered that a rerun be conducted by INEC to determine who will represent Kagarko and Sanga constituencies in the state assembly.
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Two Kaduna lecturers escape from kidnappers’ den

Two lecturers, who were abducted on separate occasions by the same gang of kidnappers in Kaduna State, have managed to escape from captivity, spokesman of Kaduna State Police Command, Yakubu Sabo, revealed in Kaduna yesterday.

Kaduna government to pay salary arrears of new teachers

Amidst threat of protest over five months unpaid salaries of newly recruited teachers, the Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it has concluded arrangements to pay the affected teachers within a week.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Kaduna councillor arrested for ‘N11 million fraud’

The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a councillor representing Kakuri Hausa Ward, Kaduna South Local Government of Kaduna State, Theophilus Madami, for offences bordering on alleged criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of funds to the tune of Eleven Million Eighty Thousand Naira.

Sex-for-grade: Another victim speaks out in Kaduna

Salamatu Bello, a victim of alleged sexual harassment by a university lecturer, on Friday, staged protest round Kaduna metropolis to highlight the plight of female students in the country.

Stakeholders lament deplorable state of federal roads, urge government intervention

Some stakeholders have lamented the deplorable state of federal roads in their respective areas, saying the situation is adversely affecting the socio-economic lives of the people.

Institute: Kaduna, Adamawa, Taraba now produces quality rubber

Dr Wuranti Vala, an official of the National Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, has said that Kaduna, Adamawa and Taraba States are now producing quality rubber in commercial quantity.
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has decried low turnout of voters in Kaduna.

Kauduna elections: Governor El-Rufai wins deputy’s polling unit

The All Progressives Congress has won the governorship and State Assembly elections at the polling unit of the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Mr. Barnabas Bantex.
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Kaduna elections: Police arrest APC agent with voter register

The police have arrested an agent of the All Progressives Congress (APC) carrying a Voter Register at a polling unit in Manchok Registration Area Centre (RAC), Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, on Saturday.

Gunshots cause pandemonium in Kaduna town

Barely few hours to governorship and State Assembly elections, gunshots from a robbery attack on Friday, in Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, sent residents and electoral officials running in all directions for safety.
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Kaduna deputy governor loses ward to PDP

Mr Barnabas Bantex, Kaduna State Deputy Governor contesting for Kaduna South Senatorial seat under the All Progressive Congress (APC), has lost his Registration Area, Manchok, to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Shemang Donatus: PDP will win all elective seats in Kaura

Mr Shemang Donatus, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, says that the party will win all seats in the forthcoming general elections.

NCC donates 110 laptops to Kaduna school

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) on Monday donated 110 units of laptops to the Federal School of Statistics in Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

School Feeding Programme: N35 not enough for quality meal – vendors

Some food vendors of the Federal Government’s Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Sunday complained that N35 was grossly inadequate to prepare a quality meal.

Kaduna, IDB to spend N761.7 million on science, technology education

Kaduna State Government with support from Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is constructing six Science Secondary Schools at the cost of N761.7 million to promote science and technology education.

Kaduna deputy governor’s wife reaches out to 500 aged women

Mrs Ladi Bantex, Wife of Kaduna State Deputy Governor, says she has provided health tips to 500 aged women in Kaura Local Government Area of the state on how to manage high blood pressure.

Proposed federal university of technology in Manchok in advanced stage – Senator La’ah

The establishment of a Federal University of Technology in Southern Kaduna by law has reached and advanced stage in the Senate, said Senator Danjuma La'ah (PDP, Kaduna South).

Kaduna community wants state govt to address insecurity

Mr Daniel Gaggah, the National President, Moro’a Development Association (MDA) has advised the Kaduna State Government to come up with a holistic strategy for addressing the security challenges in the area.

I smile to the bank with N300,000 monthly – cobbler

While statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed there were no fewer than 18 million unemployed Nigerians as of the third quarter of 2017, Benjamin Daniel, a cobbler, says he smiles to the bank with about N300,000 monthly.

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