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Six persons killed by suspected herdsmen in Kaduna

At least six people were killed and several injured in fresh attack by suspected Fulani Herdsmen on Wednesday night in Kaguru village of Kaduna state, an indigene of the area said. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Mukhtar Aliyu, confirming the incident said the gunmen invaded the community while …

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How I make N150,000 monthly from akara – Woman

Fatima Abdullahi, a widow in her early 50s and a mother of four, has found succour in selling beans cake popularly known as akara. She makes an average of N5000 daily from selling akara and pap, known as koko. Mrs. Abdullahi, a resident of Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of …

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Police rescue two South-Africans held hostage by Kaduna kidnappers

The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have rescued two South-Africans who were kidnap at a mining site in Kaduna State. IRT commander, Abba Kyari, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that some members of the kidnap gang were also arrested. Mr. Kyari, an assistant commissioner …

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Police rescues 2 Americans, 2 Canadians kidnapped in Nigeria

The Police IRT team has rescued four kidnapped foreigners  along Jere-Kagarko Road Kaduna State. Two of the kidnappers were also arrested. The Combined teams of Intelligence Response Team IRT, Counter Terrorism Unit CTU and Kaduna Police Command all deployed by IGP Ibrahim k Idris have rescued the 3 White Men …

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Murdered Kaduna monarch, wife buried

The remains of the allegedly assassinated Etum Numana, Gambo Makama, and his wife were buried at Gwantu, Sanga Local Government Area, Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the burial, which held on Saturday at the permanent site of the palace of the Numana Chiefdom, attracted sympathisers from …

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Ailing Nigerian Shiite leader makes rare public appearance

A prominent pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim cleric, who has been held in custody for more than two years in Nigeria, on Saturday made a rare public appearance to counter rumours that he had died. Ibrahim Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), was arrested in December 2015 after …

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APC lawmaker quits party over Herdsmen killings

A member of the National Assembly and Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Interior, Mr. Jagaba Adams Jagaba, has declared the end of his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Jagaba, who is representing Kachia/Kagarko constituency at the House, reacted to his suspension from the party in Kaduna …

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Address by President Buhari during launching of two new standard gauge locomotives and ten new standard gauge exclusive passenger coaches for kaduna-Abuja Train Service Thursday 4th January 2018

ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, DURING THE LAUNCHING OF THE TWO NEW STANDARD GAUGE LOCOMOTIVES AND TEN NEW STANDARD GAUGE EXECUTIVE PASSENGER COACHES FOR THE KADUNA – ABUJA TRAIN SERVICE ON JANUARY 4, 2018 You may recall that I commissioned and flagged off the Abuja-Kaduna train service for both Passenger …

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Buhari to commission Kaduna Inland Dry Port in Kakuri Thursday

All is set for Commissioning ceremony of the Kaduna Inland Dry Port in Kakuri, Kaduna tomorrow 4th January, 2017 by the President Muhammadu Buhari. The Port will allow importers and exporters in and around Northern Nigeria to import & export directly into/from Kaduna. The President will also Commission 10 new …

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