Tag Archives: Kaduna

Arla inaugurates dairy farm in Kaduna | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

By | 06/02/2023

Arla Foods, maker of Dano Milk, has inaugurated its state-of-the-art dairy farm in Kaduna as part of the company’s efforts to ensure sustainable milk production in Nigeria. The farm located in Damau village, Kubau Local Government Area, Kaduna State, was inaugurated by the former governor of Kaduna state, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai. Speaking at the inauguration… Read More »

Kaduna farmers lament as bandits impose N10m levy on communities

By | 06/01/2023

Local farmers in communities in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, have been thrown into confusion after bandits imposed a N10 million levy on them with the condition that they must pay the fine or forget farming this year. Chairman of Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU), Ishaq Usman Kasai, who disclosed this in a… Read More »

APC women leaders, others kidnapped on Kaduna highway

By | 06/01/2023

Two women leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Birnin Gwari Local Government were kidnapped by gunmen on Tuesday. The chairman of the Birnin Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU), Ishaq Kasai, confirmed the development to reporters in Kaduna on Wednesday. Mr Kasai said the incident happened around the Manini area when the victims were… Read More »

Kaduna governor makes 27 new appointments, retains top El-Rufai’s allies

By | 05/31/2023

The Kaduna State Governor, Uba Sani, has approved the appointment of 27 personalities for positions in various offices in the new government. Mr Sani was sworn in on Monday as the new governor on 29 May. The governor also retained top appointees of ex-governor El-Rufai. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to… Read More »

Bandits reportedly abduct APC women leaders in Kaduna

By | 05/31/2023

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly abducted two All Progressives Congress (APC) women leaders in Kaduna State. The victims – Lami Awarware and her assistant, Haulatu Aliyu, were abducted along the Manini road in the Birnin-Gwari local government area of the state and whisked to an unknown location on Tuesday. The Chairman of Birnin… Read More »

Two APC women leaders kidnapped after attending Kaduna Governor’s inauguration

By | 05/31/2023

Bandits have kidnapped two women leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) along Manini flash point in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.    The Birnin Gwari APC women leader, Hajiya Lami Awarware and her assistant, Hajiya Haulatu Aliyu, were abducted on Tuesday, May 30, after attending the inauguration of the state governor,… Read More »

NIMASA Inaugurates Twin Lecture Theatre, Entrepreneur Centre in Kaduna – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/29/2023

John Shiklam in Kaduna The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has inaugurated twin lecture theatres at the Kaduna State University (KASU) and an Entrepreneurship Centre in Zaria. Speaking at the inauguration of the two projects at the weekend in Kaduna and Zaria, outgoing Minister of Transport, Alhaji Mu’azu Sambo, commended the agency for… Read More »

Gov El-Rufai proscribes Southern Kaduna group hours to end of tenure

By | 05/29/2023

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has proscribed the Atyap Community Development Association in the Southern part of the state. He, therefore, declared the group an unlawful society following its alleged involvement in activities threatening peaceful co-existence and good governance of the state. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Muyiwa Adekeye, who confirmed the… Read More »

Governor El-Rufai bans Southern Kaduna group hours to the end of his tenure

By | 05/29/2023

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Sunday, May 28, declared the Atyap Community Development Association as an unlawful society.   El-Rufai in a statement released by his media aide, Muyiwa Adekeye, said Atyap Community Development Association has constituted itself into a Society that is inimical to the peace of the State and has been… Read More »

15 Kaduna church worshippers remain in captivity three weeks after, CAN laments >

By | 05/28/2023

The Kaduna State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Sunday, lamented that 15 kidnapped Kaduna church worshippers were still in captivity three weeks after they were abducted. CAN Chairman in the state, Rev John Joseph Hayab said this on Sunday while peaking with journalists in Kaduna, explaining that 15 of the kidnapped… Read More »

Sambo inaugurates NIMASA skill acquisition centre, twin lecture theatre in Kaduna | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

By | 05/28/2023

The outgoing Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, has inaugurated the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) skill acquisition centre in Zaria, Kaduna State. Also inaugurated was a twin lecture theatre donated by the agency to Kaduna State University. The skill acquisition centre in Zaria has facilities such as electrical, mechanical, sewing, technical, and welding… Read More »

El-rufai sacks Kaduna Assembly clerk, Perm Sec, others, two days to end of tenure

By | 05/27/2023

With just two days to the end of his tenure, Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State has sacked the Clerk of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Bello Zubairu Idris, with immediate effect. The governor also approved the immediate termination of the appointment of a Permanent Secretary, Yau Yunusa, and the Secretary of the Kaduna… Read More »

Father of two narrates how phone snatchers chopped off his hand in Kaduna

By | 05/27/2023

A father of two, Abubakar Saeed, has narrated how phone snatchers chopped of his hand in Kaduna State.   LIB earlier reported that Saeed, a jewelry seller, was attacked while sitting in front of his family’s residence on Musa Danbade Street in Rigasa, Igabi LGA last month.    Speaking to the Daily Trust, Saeed said… Read More »

Governor El-Rufai sacks Kaduna assembly clerk

By | 05/27/2023

Bello Zubairu Idris, Clerk of the Kaduna State House of Assembly has been sacked by Governor Nasir El-Rufai.    Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication said the Governor also approved the disengagement of Yau Yunusa Tanko, a permanent secretary, and Francis Kozah, secretary of the Kaduna Enterprise Development Agency (KADEDA).… Read More »

Top Danish company inaugurates dairy farm in Kaduna

By | 05/26/2023

The Executive Vice President of Arla Foods International, Simon Stevens, says investing in Nigeria’s local dairy sector will transform and make Nigeria a dairy hub. Mr Stevens gave the assurance on Thursday at the inauguration of a Danish-designed commercial dairy farm in Damau, Kubau LGA of Kaduna State. Arla Foods, a renowned Danish company (makers… Read More »

Kaduna man drags woman to court for allegedly calling him impotent

By | 05/25/2023

A man, Jibrin Sawuta, on Thursday, May 25, dragged a middle-aged woman, Hassana Yohanna, before an Upper Customary Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, for allegedly calling him impotent.   Yohanna was docked on three counts of intentional insult, defamation and criminal intimidation.   The offence runs contrary to sections 312, 371 and 376 of the… Read More »

Bandits threaten to kidnap Kaduna Emir if he fails to raise N150m ransom demanded for his abducted children and grandchildren

By | 05/25/2023

The bandits who kidnapped children and grandchildren of the Emir of Kagarko in Kaduna State, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, have threatened to abduct the monarch if he fails to raise N150m ransom demanded for the abductees.    Recall that bandits on May 8, 2023, invaded the emir’s private house and whisked away three of his daughters… Read More »

Bandits kill two brothers, rustle over 1,000 cows in Kaduna villages

By | 05/23/2023

Bandits have shot dead two brothers, Halilu Shittu and Muhammadu Shittu, in Azara village and rustled over 1,000 cows in neighbouring Bishini village, Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State.    It was gathered that a yet-to-be identified man was also shot dead during the attack.   A resident of Azara, simply identified as Yahuza,… Read More »

Jigawa, Kaduna, Bauchi Emerge Leaders in ICAN’s Accountability Index – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/23/2023

•Rivers gets lowest ranking Dike Onwuamaeze in Lagos and Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi Three northern states, namely Jigawa, Kaduna and Bauchi States took the first three positions in the Public Finance Management (PFM) report of the ICAN’s Accountability Index’s (ICAN-AI), which was released yesterday in Lagos by the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria’s (ICAN),… Read More »

Police arraigns man for alleged possession of dangerous weapon in Kaduna

By | 05/23/2023

Police on Monday arraigned a 20-year-old man, Kenneth Yakubu, for alleged possession of a dangerous weapon at the Upper Customary Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State. Yakubu was arraigned on a two-count charge of possession of a dangerous weapon and causing bodily harm. The police prosecutor, Insp. Esther Bishen, told the court that the matter was… Read More »

Governor El-Rufai deposes two traditional rulers in Kaduna

By | 05/23/2023

Jonathan Zamuna and Aliyu Yammah, the traditional rulers of Piriga and Arak chiefdoms respectively have been deposed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state.    Kaduna commissioner for local government, Umma Ahmad said in a statement on Monday, May 22, that Ahmad was deposed for an unacceptable response to a query by the state government… Read More »

Shi’ites raise alarm over govt’s plan to demolish IMN structures in Kaduna

By | 05/21/2023

Leaders of the Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky-led Shi’ites group, otherwise known as Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has raised the alarm over alleged plan by Malam Nasir el-Rufai’s administration to demolish 48 structures belonging to the Movement across Kaduna State. The post Shi’ites raise alarm over govt’s plan to demolish IMN structures in Kaduna appeared first… Read More »

Kaduna govt marks nine Makarfi properties for demolition

By | 05/19/2023

The Kaduna State government has marked nine properties belonging to the state’s former governor, Ahmed Makarfi, for demolition. The government confirmed the development in a notice of revocation of the right of occupancy (RO) and demolition signed by the Registrar of Kaduna Geographical Information Service (KADGIS), Mahmud Aminu. The notice was addressed to the Director… Read More »