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The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, said on Friday that the state government shared the pains of the abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka in Igabi Local Government Area of the state.
The Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) yesterday debunked claims by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State that the federal government printed between N50 billion – N60 billion to bridge the shortfall in the distribution of federation revenues to the three tiers of government in March 2021, saying that the claims did not reflect the true position of things.
Bandits yesterday threatened to kill the remaining 29 abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna, still in their custody, following the refusal of the Kaduna State Government to meet their demand of N300 million ransom.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said that Nigeria’s victory in its battle against insecurity is around the corner.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s Chieftain in Kaduna State, Alhaji Isa Ashiru, said the APC-led State Government under Governor Nasir El-Rufai is crippling the well established Civil Service Sector in the State.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has called on the Kaduna State Government to reverse the mass sack of workers in the state, describing it as an “arbitrary and cruel” decision.
The Kaduna State Government says another five kidnapped students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, have regained freedom on Thursday night.
“I don’t steal from public funds, we are not stealing public funds to build houses. I have only a house at Unguwar Sarki and till date it’s the only house I own in Kaduna because after my tenure, I will not stay in Kaduna. So, I’m not going to add another house in the state,” he said
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said he will never pay ransom to bandits even if they kidnap his son.
The federal government yesterday stated that the general state of insecurity in the country has triggered a rising call for secession as well as politicisation of ethnic and religious differences.
Gov. Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State says bandits terrorising Nigeria have lost their rights to life under the constitution and must be wiped out.
The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has said the way security agencies act on security threats in the country was unacceptable.
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna State Council, has condemned the mass sack of workers in the state public service.
Eight persons have been confirmed killed by bandits along Kaduna-Kachia road and other locations in Kajuru and Kachia local government areas of Kaduna State.
Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State chapter, Reverend Joseph Hayab has challenged the State Governor, Nasir El-rufai, to send security forces after the bandits, in order to rescue kidnapped victims in their (bandits) camps across the State.
Parents of the 39 abducted students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna, have resolved to negotiate for the release of their children, following Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s declaration that the state government will not negotiate with or pay ransom to bandits.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Saturday, berated media owners for their continued non-payment of journalists’ salaries in the country.
Paul Pogba has described himself as a "bad loser" who misses winning trophies at Manchester United, but says that the club's silverware drought only makes them more determined to break it.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the "fight is still on" to fix the broken economy, signaling out the financial industry for resisting the economic turnaround efforts.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has offered explanations for his support for the Boko Haram group.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christain Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has expressed concerns over the attack on monarchs in Ekiti State.
The Nigerian troops have restricted movement along Damaturu-Damboa-Biu Road following attacks by members of ISWAP/Boko Haram on a Kumuya military base in Yobe State.
Judiciary workers continued with their strike after talks with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, and other federal government officials failed on Monday.
Iran's state television on Saturday identified a man it said was behind a recent explosion and power outage at its main Natanz nuclear plant.
The Director-General, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, Dr Timothy Olawale, has said state governments should take a cue from the association, whose members had pledged to try to retain their workers as much as possible amid the economic downturn in the country.
The federal government has lifted the suspension on the registration and activation of new subscriber identification module (SIM) card effective Monday, April 19, 2021.