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Gunmen kidnap three housewives in Kaduna

Unknown gunmen on Sunday morning abducted the three wives of Alhaji Adamu Nakwana,  a businessman in Maganda Village,  Birnin Bwari local government area of kaduna Kaduna state. The incident happened six days after the Chief of Army staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai visited Birnin Gwari and ordered  his troops to …

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LG Polls: KADSIEC Reschedules Election in Five LGAs

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIEC) has rescheduled council polls in five local government areas of the state. This comes as the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) swept 14 out of the  18 chairmanship seats in the already declared results in last Saturday’s local government election. Elections were conducted …

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Kaduna Killings: Police arrest 56 suspected bandits, militias

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 56 suspected bandits and criminal militias in connection with killings in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State and Zamfara areas. The suspects are: Abdullahi Abubakar , 35, gang Leader, Halidu Musa, 34, principal suspect, Mohammed Ruwa, 30, principal suspect, Mohammed Sani, 30,principal suspect and Dahiru Yahaya, …

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Death Toll Rises To 71 In Kaduna Village Attack

The death toll from a bloody clash between bandits and militiamen over the weekend in Kaduna has risen to 71, a traditional ruler told AFP on Tuesday. More bodies were recovered after bandits overran a local militia protecting the village of Gwaska in Kaduna state on Saturday, putting the spotlight …

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Husband gets five strokes of cane for divorcing wife

A Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari in Kaduna on Monday ordered that a man, Idris Sai’du, be given five strokes of the cane for violation of the Islamic Law on divorce. The judge, Dahiru Lawal, also ordered the man to pay N5,000 to Hauwa Abdullah, his wife for abandoning …

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Police chief snubs Senate, meets El-Rufai in Kaduna (photos)

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday met with the Governor of Kaduna state Nasir El-rufai after visiting the state to access the security needs of people in Birnin-Gwari. The Police chief was scheduled to appear before the Senate but again avoided the hearing for a visit to Kaduna.

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Gunmen kill six people in kaduna

Six persons were killed and several others wounded on Thursday morning in two separate attacks by gunmen on Bakin Kogi community of Kaninkon Chiefdom in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The spokesperson of the Kaduna Police Command, Muktar Aliyu who confirmed the attacks said the gunmen had opened fire …

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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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