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Bandits Attack Katsina Communities, Kill 47

Bandits Attack Katsina Communities, Kill 47

Armed bandits Saturday attacked communities in three local governments of Katsina State, killing 47 persons. The Katsina State Police Command confirmed the early morning attacks and the casualty. The command’s spokesman, Gambo Isah, made this known in a statement made available to journalists on Sunday in Katsina. He said that the bandits carried out the […]

Kaduna Female Civil Servants To Have 6 Months Maternity Leave

Kaduna Female Civil Servants To Have 6 Months Maternity Leave

Kaduna State Governor Malam Nasir el-Rufai has disclosed that as part of efforts to improve on the health of mothers and children alike, all female civil servants in the state will henceforth enjoy six months maternity leave. The governor made the disclosure in him inaugural speech shortly after taking the oath of office as the […]

Presidency Moves To End Kaduna Crisis

Presidency Moves To End Kaduna Crisis

As the conflict between farmers and herdsmen linger in Kaduna, the office of the Vice President, Proffessor Yemi Osinbajo has made moves to bring to an end the conflict between the fulani herdsmen and farmers in the affected communities This was through a peace meeting with the warring parties in order to end the lingering […]

Death Toll in Kaduna Killing Rises To 130 As Police Arrests 11 Suspects

Death Toll in Kaduna Killing Rises To 130 As Police Arrests 11 Suspects

Kaduna state governor Nasir El- Rufai on Tuesday said about 130 persons died in Kajuru villages attack and not 60 as he previously announced. El-Rufai on Friday, February 15 said “just yesterday, I got a report of the killing of about 66 Fulani at Maro in Kajuru Local Government.” However, after a security council meeting […]

3 Slaughtered By Herdsmen, 10 killed By Bandits In Fresh Kaduna, Benue Attacks

3 Slaughtered By Herdsmen, 10 killed By Bandits In Fresh Kaduna, Benue Attacks

No fewer than 13 persons have been killed in fresh attacks in four villages in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, and Ukemberagya community, Gaambe-Tiev council ward of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. While 10 were killed by bandits in Birnin Gwari communities on Tuesday, three others were slaughtered in Benue by herdsmen, yesterday. In […]

Gunmen Abduct VOA Reporter’s Wife, Child In Kaduna; Kill FRSC official

Gunmen Abduct VOA Reporter’s Wife, Child In Kaduna; Kill FRSC official

An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, was killed when suspected kidnappers abducted the wife and child of a reporter with the Voice of America, VOA, in Kaduna State, yesterday. Nasir Birnin-Yero, the reporter, told newsmen that the abductors, about 30 in number, attacked his residence in Birnin Yero, near Kaduna around 1:30a.m. […]

Several Wounded As Police Disperse Anti-El-Zakzaky Protest In Kaduna

Several Wounded As Police Disperse Anti-El-Zakzaky Protest In Kaduna

The police, in Kaduna on Thursday, dispersed hundreds of anti-Zakzaky protesters at the Government House Kaduna, leading to several sustaining minor injuries while trying to run to safety. The youth, who filed out carrying banners and placards, were mistaken for Shi’ites, loyal to Sheikh Zakzaky and his proscribed group, Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). Few […]

You Shouldn’t Dump Your Children, Commissioner Tells Kaduna Women

You Shouldn’t Dump Your Children, Commissioner Tells Kaduna Women

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Rabi Abdulsalam, has admonished women in the state against abandoning or dumping their children, saying they are a blessing from God and should be treated as such. She gave the warning at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital in Kaduna when she paid a working visit […]

Police Confirm Kidnap of Former Minister, Husband, Others in Kaduna

Police Confirm Kidnap of Former Minister, Husband, Others in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the kidnapping of a former Minister of Environment, Mrs. Laurentia Laraba Mallam, and her husband, Pius, among several other persons. The command’s spokesman, Aliyu Usman, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), said in Kaduna that they were abducted along Bwari/Jere axis on the Kaduna-Abuja highway on Monday evening. […]