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UNICEF: 6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna this year

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says that 6,000 newborns in Kaduna State are at risk of contracting HIV in 2019 if elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV interventions are not implemented.
Peoples Redemption Party PRP

Kaduna elections: PRP candidate concedes victory

Alhaji Fahad Ahmed-Chikaji, a Peoples Redemption Party candidate for the Kaduna State House of Assembly, on Sunday conceded victory and congratulated the winner of the election, Aminu Shagali, the current Speaker of the assembly.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari: How APC won Zamfara elections in 24 hours

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has attributed the successes recorded by the All Progressives Congress during the February 23 and March 9 general elections in the state despite the party’s crisis to “divine intervention”.
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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.
Alhaji Mukhtar Shehu Idris of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Zamfara State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Zamfara elections: APC’s Mukthar Idris wins gubernatorial poll

Alhaji Mukhtar Shehu Idris of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Zamfara State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna elections: PDP threatens to reject poll results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday threatened to reject the results of the governorship and state house of assembly elections in Kaduna State.

Kaduna election: APC wins Makarfi assembly seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Aminu Ahmed of the All Progressive Congress (APC), winner of the Makarfi constituency seat in the Kaduna House of Aseembly.

Justus Sokefun emerges new NOUN deputy vice-chancellor

The Senate of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has elected Professor Justus Adedeji Sokefun as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration).

AIB begins investigations into NCAT aircraft incident

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has begun investigation into the incident involving a Tampico (TB9) aircraft belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria.

Unknown gunmen kill 6, injure 8 in Kaduna

Six people have been reportedly killed by unknown gunmen while eight others sustained gunshot injuries at Sabon Sara, near Kidandan village in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
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Zaria records first rainfall in 2019

“We are happy that Almighty Allah, the creator of the heavens and the earth and all that contained therein, has blessed us with first rainfall in 2019 today.

Nigeria’s auditor-general appointed into AU board of auditors

Anthony Ayine, auditor-general of the federation, has been appointed as a member of the African Union (AU) board of external auditors.
An All Progressives Congress Party (APC) supporter waves a party flag while celebrating initial results released by the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano, on February 25, 2019, two days after general elections. – Nigeria’s main opposition on February 25 accused the ruling party of trying to rig presidential elections, as the incumbent made early gains but monitors voiced concern about polling day problems, including dozens of deaths. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of President Muhammadu Buhari of colluding with the electoral commission in an attempt to “manipulate the results”. (Photo AFP)

Many injured as supporters celebrate President Buhari’s victory in Kaduna

There were wild jubilation in Zaria, Kaduna State, on Wednesday over President Muhammadu Buhari’s triumph at Saturday’s Presidential Elections as celebrating youths became uncontrollable, posing threat to lives and property.
An All Progressives Congress Party (APC) supporter waves a party flag while celebrating initial results released by the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano, on February 25, 2019, two days after general elections. – Nigeria’s main opposition on February 25 accused the ruling party of trying to rig presidential elections, as the incumbent made early gains but monitors voiced concern about polling day problems, including dozens of deaths. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of President Muhammadu Buhari of colluding with the electoral commission in an attempt to “manipulate the results”. (Photo AFP)

Jubilation in Kaduna over President Buhari’s victory

There were wild jubilation in Zaria, Kaduna State on Wednesday over President Muhammadu Buhari’s triumph at Saturday’s Presidential Elections as celebrating youths became uncontrollable, posing threat to lives and property.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.

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President Buhari: Availability of reliable HIV data crucial for effective health interventions

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.