Posts Tagged ‘Kaduna’

Nigerian Army Repels Attack On Kaduna Community

By Idowu Maryam The Nigerian Army has repelled an attack over the weekend by some bandits in Sabon Birni community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. According to the Kaduna State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, the counter attack was triggered based on credible information obtained from the […]

Kidnappers Demand N10m Each From 12 Kidnapped Police Officers

By Idowu Maryam The abductors of 12 Police officers has demanded for the sum of N10 million ransom on each of the officers, The Breaking Times learnt. The Nation online, quoting BBC Hausa service had on Tuesday reported that suspected bandits abducted 12 senior police officers who were travelling to Zamfara State from Borno State […]

Buhari Travels To Kaduna, Condoles With Yar’Adua Family

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of Yar’Adua on the passing of Hajiya Rabi. Hajiya Rabi is the mother-in-law of the president’s late friend and classmate, General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua. The president, who was in Kaduna State on Saturday for the graduation ceremonies of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), described her demise […]

Emir Of Zazzau: Kaduna State Government Cancels Appointment Process Of New Monarch

The Kaduna State Government has cancelled the initial process for the appointment of a new Emir of Zazzau. Governor Nasir El-Rufai of in a tweet yesterday night said the cancellation was due to the exclusion of two interested applicants. “Kingmakers of Zazzau Emirate are currently engaged in a fresh process to recommend candidates for the […]

Kaduna: Nasir El-Rufai Signs New Law With Stiff Penalty For Rapists [DETAILS]

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020. The law, which is the first of its type in Nigeria, provides stiff penalties, including surgical castration for convicted men who raped children below 14 years. It also provides for bilateral salpingectomy for female convicts. This involves the removal […]

Southern Kaduna Crisis: SOKAPU Confirms Death Toll As 70,000, 100,000 Displaced Persons, Implores FG To Help Rebuild Communities

Youths of Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU) has urged the Federal and State government to come to their aid and help rebuild attacked communities in Southern Part of Kaduna. They said that more than 700 persons were killed by gunmen and about 100,000 displaced. The disclosure was made by the National Youth Leader (SOKAPU), Comrade […]