Suspend Investigation Into Alleged Senate Rule Forgery, Sani Tells Police

The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has advised the Police to suspend its ongoing investigation into the alleged forgery of Senate standing rules used for the election of its presiding officers on June 9 and allow members of the upper chamber to handle the allegation internally. This

Security Operatives Recover 2,000 Cows, Kill Three Rustlers In Kaduna

A combined team of security operatives have recovered at least 2,000 cattles from rustlers in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, north-west Nigeria. On Tuesday, the security operatives killed three and arrested eight suspected cattle rustlers during a routine operation at a forest, which served as their hideout

Agency Urges Motorists To Comply With All Traffic Rules

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has warned motorists in Nigeria to ensure strict compliance with all traffic rules and regulations and proper maintenance of vehicles on the highways, as there will be no waiver for any traffic violations. The warning issued on Thursday was part of efforts to ensure

Kaduna Senator Shares Camels To Constituents


Shehu Sani, a Kaduna senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, on Thursday, distributed camels and cows to seven Local Government under his zone. The camels were a gift to observe the end of the Ramadan fasting period.

Don’t panic over retirement of Perm. Secs, El-Rufai tells workers

Femi Adi/Kaduna Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor Governor of Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria, Malam Nasir El-Rufai on Thursday announced that the recent retirement of twenty permanent secretaries in the state public service does not mean his government has plans to sack civil servants in the state.

Boko Haram threats: Kaduna residents urged to be extra-vigilant


The Coordinator of Kaduna State security agency, popularly known as Operation Yaki, Colonel Yakubu Yusuf today warned residents of the state to be on the watch out for Boko Haram new attack tactics in public places during the forthcoming Sallah celebration. Yusuf said his agency has intelligence report on the

Kaduna Govt. To Build Rehabilitation Home for Beggars, Physically Challenged

The Kaduna State government has promised to build a rehabilitation home for beggars and physically challenged persons in the state. Beggars and physically challenged persons in Kaduna State, North-west Nigeria, had earlier took to the streets to protest the ban on street begging and hawking by the State Governor, Nasir

Kaduna LG chairman slashes own salary, allowances by 50%

Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor: slashed own salary by 50% The newly appointed interim Local Government chairman for Kudan Local Government in Kaduna state, Dauda Iliya Abba, has slashed his salary and allowances by 50 per cent.

NNPC, a monster to be tamed, says El Rufai

Funsho Arogundade Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna state has described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC as a monster that should be tamed or else it destroy Nigeria.

Beggars, Hawkers Protest Ban On Street Begging In Kaduna

Hundreds of physically challenged persons took to the streets in Kaduna State on Saturday to protest a law banning street begging in the state capital and environs by the State Government. The beggars, comprising the blind, deaf, dumb, lepers, and people with disabilities, took their protest to the office of the

Military Announces Capture of Jos & Zaria Bomb Blast Mastermind


The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has announced via its Twitter page the capture of the mastermind of the Jos and Zaria bomb blasts which happened this week. #FLASH: Troops have arrested a mastermind of the Jos & Zaria bombing at a checkpoint in Gombe /..

25 Feared Dead As Suicide Bomber Attacks Kaduna State


The reign of terror by the Boko Haram has remained devastating especially in the past few days as there have been series of bombing in the Northern part of the country. Just today, the people of Kaduna have received a dose of this menace as there was an explosion killing

El-Rufai Bans Hawking, Begging In Kaduna


Femi Adi/Kaduna Following Tuesday’s bomb blast at Sabon-gari Local Government Area, Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has banned street begging and hawking  in order to enhance security.

BREAKING: Bomb Blast Kills 20 in Zaria


A bomb blast that occurred on Tuesday has left 20 people dead in the Sabon Gari area of Zaria town, Kaduna state. Governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, confirmed the news and the casualty figure, Premium Times reports. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, however; it is assumed

UPDATE: Zaria Bomb Blast: 25 dead including 2-year old, says El Rufai

FILE PHOTO: People gather at the site of suicide bomb attack at Redeem Christian church in Potiskum, Nigeria, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Adamu Adamu) Governor Nasir El Rufai has confirmed that the number of the people killed in the bomb blast in Zaria, Kaduna state has risen to 25,