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Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity

The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Taraba governor renews ban on tricycle movement from 8pm

Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, has restated that movement of tricycles from 8pm across the state remains an offence liable for prosecution.

Taraba government reduces curfew hours

After reviewing the security situation in Kona communities attacked recently by the Fulani militia, the Taraba State government has decided to review the curfew imposed on Jalingo, the state capital and the affected communities with immediate effect.

Taraba government imposes curfew after attack

The Taraba State Government has imposed a curfew on Jalingo, the state capital after an attack on some communities in the state.
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Ninth National Assembly: APC North Central governors endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state chairmen from the North-central geo-political zone on Thursday endorsed the two candidates of the party for the leadership positions of the 9th National Assembly.

Kajuru crisis: Justice Isa Aliyu heads commission of inquiry

The Kaduna State Government has established a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the incessant violent crises in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.

Taraba elections: Governor Ishaku extends curfew on Jalingo to 24 hours

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Tuesday ordered the extension of the dusk to dawn curfew imposed on Jalingo, Taraba capital, to 24 hours.

Kaduna government confirms Friday is work-free for its workers

The Kaduna State Government has confirmed that Friday, 22nd February 2019 is work-free for employees in its public service.

Kaduna restructures state water corporation, dissolves board

The Kaduna State Government says it has restructured the leadership of the Kaduna State Water Corporation, in its bid to accelerate its reform of the water sector in the state.

Taraba government imposes curfew on Wukari town

The Taraba State government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in Wukari town following an invasion of the town by alleged supporters of Sani Danladi, All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Taraba State, which resulted to a fracas between rival supporters.

Governor el-Rufai decries manipulation of religion, ethnicity for political interests

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has decried the manipulation of religion and ethnicity for political interests, saying that it is holding back the progress of Nigeria.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has announced the Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Primary Health Care Agency, Dr Hadiza Abubakar-Balarabe, as his running mate for the 2019 elections.

Nasir el-Rufai appoints running mate as senior adviser-counsellor

Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has appointed Dr Hadiza Balarabe, his running mate for the 2019 governorship election, as his new senior adviser-counsellor.

NAF special forces deployed in Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed a detachment of Special Forces personnel to Kaduna in support of internal security operations in the State.
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PDP’s Isa Ashiru condemns Kaduna killings

The Kaduna State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Isa Ashiru, has condemned the murder of the paramount ruler of Adara Chiefdom in the state, Dr. Maiwada Galadima, by unidentified persons.

32 arrested in renewed Kaduna violence

Kaduna State Government on Saturday said 32 people had been arrested in connection with the renewed violence in Kaduna metropolis on Friday.

Kaduna government relaxes Kachia curfew

Kaduna State Government has relaxed Kachia curfew, Mr Samuel Aruwan, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, said in a statement on Saturday in Kaduna.

HURIWA: Blame Nasir El-Rufai for Kaduna’s persistent crises

HURIWA affirmed that section 308(1) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), which is a legal immunity from prosecution of holders of certain executive offices does not forbid the placement of a governor on security watch if such a person constitutes grave danger to public peace.

Nasir El-Rufai relaxes curfew as Ahmed Makarfi, Arewa CF condemn Kaduna crisis

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, yesterday relaxed the 24-hour curfew declared on Sunday in Kaduna metropolis and other parts of the state.

Taraba: Troops allegedly withdraw over rumours of attack

The Taraba State government on Saturday expressed shock over the sudden withdrawal of troops deployed in the state to enforce peace and security.

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