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Police arrest suspect in killing of student in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the killing of a student, Hassan Abdullah of Government Secondary Rigachikun, in Igabi Local Government Area, Kaduna State.

Kaduna sexual assault centers record 662 cases of abuse against women, children

Isah Ibrahim, an advocacy advisor with the NGO made the disclosure in Zaria, during a two-day sensitization workshop on Violence Against Children (VAC).
The wife of Kaduna state governor, Mrs. Ummi El-Rufai, has said there are over 200,000 children still suffering from malnutrition in the state.

Election: Ummi El-Rufai begins four-day appreciation tour

The Wife of Kaduna State Governor, Mrs Ummi El-Rufai, on Saturday assured people of the state that they would not regret electing the APC for another four year term.
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Nigerian Army begins local production of weapons, tactical vehicles

The Nigerian Army says light tactical vehicles and other weapons being locally produced by its company, Nigerian Army Vehicle Manufacturing Company (NAVMC), will help in addressing Nigeria’s internal security challenges.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest ‘spiritual father’ of kidnappers in Kaduna

The Police said Operation Puff Adder has nabbed its biggest catches since its launch: the arrest of Malam Salisu Abubakar, said to be the spiritual godfather of kidnappers and another man who claimed to have masterminded the killing of King Agom Adara in Kaduna state.

Police arrest suspected killer of Kaduna monarch

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested the suspected kidnapper and killer of the traditional ruler of Adara chiefdom in Kaduna state, Maiwada Galadima.

Former PDP chairman arrested in Kaduna

Alhaji Yaro Makama Rigachikun, former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna, has been arrested.

Air chief Abubakar inaugurates new NAF air safety institute in Kaduna

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has inaugurated the permanent site of the Nigeria Air Force Institute of Safety, located at Rigachikun area of Kaduna.

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.

Wheat farmers count losses in Kaduna

Some wheat farmers in Rigachikun, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State said they have recorded huge losses due to shortage of water.

2019: PDP chieftain warns party leaders against impunity, imposition or face worst defeat

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna, Alhaji Hussain Jallo, has called on the party leadership to avoid impunity and imposition of candidates or be prepared to face worst defeat in 2019 elections.

DPR dispense free fuel to motorists in Kaduna

The North West Zone of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has dispensed over 2,000 litres of petrol free to motorists in Kaduna.

VVF sufferers in Kaduna community appeal for help

No fewer than 20 women in Kaffin Gwari, a community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State suffering from Vesico Virginal Fistula (VVF), on Monday, appealed for government assistance.

El-Rufai orders reopening of tertiary institutions in Southern Kaduna

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has announced that due to the improvement in the security situation, the government has decided to reopen all closed tertiary institutions in Southern Kaduna.

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Cardinal Onaiyekan: Citizens giving up on Nigerian project

Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.
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ECB chief tells Europe to ‘innovate and invest’

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