N64bn Independence expenses: El Rufai is a liar – Jonathan

The immediate past Minister of National Planning during the Goodluck Jonathan presidency, Abubakar Sulaiman, on Sunday, clarified that the Jonathan administration only spent N333 million on three independence anniversaries (2012-2014), contrary to the N64 billion alleged by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State. The post N64bn Independence expenses: El Rufai

Kaduna Windstorm Victims Get Relief Materials

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has donated building materials worth thousands of naira to victims of a recent windstorm in Zaria, Kaduna State.The storm preceded a brief but heavy downpour, pulling down several houses and trees.

Nigeria at 55: El-Rufai Pardons 14 Prisoners Awaiting Execution

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Thursday granted pardon to five prisoners awaiting execution as an exercise of his executive powers to mark Nigeria’s 55th Independence anniversary celebrations.The governor also pardoned nine other prisoners who were serving various jail terms at the Kaduna Convict Prison.

Kaduna Flood Victims Get Relief Materials

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated relief materials to victims of the recent flood that ravaged 10 Local Governments Areas in Kaduna State, North-West Nigeria.This came as victims count their loses as a result of the flood that submerged their homes and destroyed property worth millions of naira

FRSC Mobile Court Convicts 25 in Kaduna

The Federal Road Safety Commission Mobile Court, Kakau Unit in Kaduna State, has convicted 25 motorists of various offences. A legal officer in the commission, Mr.

NEMA Asks States To Prepare For More Flood

The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency(NEMA), Mohammed Sani Sidi, has warned that the recent flooding that wreaked havoc across the country may likely occur again in more frontline states as the Camerounian government gets set to release water from its dams in the days ahead.He warned Nigerians

Floods Ravage Over 2,000 Houses In Kaduna

At least 2,000 houses in some parts of Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria, have been submerged by flood as a result of a heavy rainfall.The flood was said to have been caused by an unusual heavy downpour that lasted for over 48 hours.

Kaduna State Governor Orders The Immediate Closure Of Some Churches

Governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir El Rufai has ordered the closure of two churches, a seminary and a church-owned hospitals and secondary school, all located in Saminaka, Lere local government of the state (Theological Seminary of Northern Nigeria, (TSNN), Shalom Comprehensive College, Assemblies of God Church, AGC, Assemblies of

Photos: Di’ja Navigates From Music To Being A Teacher

Aww crooner Di’ja has shown her support for education in the country as she took to teaching for charity. The Mavin singer taught a class of 55 at Husna Academy when she visited Kaduna, her home town. Di’ja however, donated books and other learning materials to the school.

NDLEA Destroys 12,366 Kilogrammes of Illicit Drugs In Kaduna

The Kaduna State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has destroyed a total of 12, 366 kilogrammes of narcotic substances seized from illicit drug peddlers and consumers.The destroyed drugs were cannabis sativa otherwise called Indian Hemp, Psychotropic substances, cocaine and heroin.

Kaduna Govt. Introduces Comprehensive Free Education Policy

The Kaduna State Government has unveiled a comprehensive free education policy for public primary and secondary schools across the state.The policy is aimed at improving the fallen standard of education in the state and also to make basic education affordable and compulsory for children.

Buhari Promises Improved Welfare For Military, Demands Professionalism

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has tasked the newly commissioned officers to join hands with the Federal Government in the ongoing transformation in the Nigerian military, which he said was borne out of the emerging security challenges confronting the nation.Buhari made this declaration while addressing graduating military cadets during their passing

NLC Urges Public Office Holders To Declare Assets

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), has called on all public officers in the country to promptly make public the details of their assets.The Union made the request in a statement issued by its factional Deputy President, Issa Aremu on Sunday in Kaduna.

El-Rufai commiserates with families of Kaduna crash

Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has commiserated with the families of the seven people that died in a Donier plane crash on Saturday in Kaduna.

Photos: Several Feared Dead As Helicopter Crashed In Kaduna State

An Air Force helicopter, was reported to have crashed at the site of the old National Defence Academy in Kaduna state. According to Daily Post, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)  has confirmed that all seven passengers on board did not survive the crash. The flight was said to have crashed 10