Police decry ‘fake, malicious another Southern Kaduna attack report’

May 29, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state police command has lamented what it described as “fake and malicious” a story circulated on social media by the President of Adara Development Association captioned ‘Again Fulani Herdsmen Attacked Southern Kaduna Communities.’ The Command’s public relations officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, in a statement on Friday, said the story was fabricated to create fear and apprehension in the minds Read More

Covid-19: Again, El-Rufai extends lockdown in Kaduna

May 27, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state on Tuesday night extended the ongoing lockdown imposed in the state to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic by two weeks.  Kaduna state government imposed the Quarantine Orders on March 26 to contain the spread of Covid-19, after 60 days of partial lockdown, government decided to extend the lockdown by two weeks.  Kaduna state Read More

Breaking: 10 more persons contract Coronavirus in Kaduna; 2 discharged

May 22, 2020 Editor 0

Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai a while ago on Friday night revealed that two patients have been discharged, while 10 more persons tested positive. El-Rufai who disclosed this via his Twitter handle. said, “Covid-19 UPDATE: Two patients were discharged today, but 10 more persons have tested positive. All the new cases are contacts from cases in Chikun, Kaduna North and Read More

In Kaduna, SWAN mourns demise of ex-sports commissioner Bityong

May 16, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Kaduna state chapter has expressed shock over the death of former two-term Kaduna state Commissioner for Sports, Hon. Yakubu Bityong Nkom. Speaking in a statement issued on Saturday and signed by its Secretary, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson, SWAN said Bityong’s untimely death came at a time he was still actively contributing to the Read More

Covid-19: 4-month-old child tests positive

May 16, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state Ministry of Health has confirmed that a four-month-old child is one of the 20 new Covid-19 cases that were recorded in the state on Friday. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Amina Mohammed Baloni, in a statement on Saturday, said that the ministry’s investigation revealed that the father of the infected child has travel history to Kano. ‘’The Read More

Breaking: 13 new Coronavirus cases hit Kaduna, 15 discharged, 4 dead

May 11, 2020 Editor 0

Kaduna state has recorded 13 new coronavirus cases just as the 15 patients have been treated and discharged, while four are now dead. Governor Nasir El-Rufai who disclosed this on Monday night via his twitter said, “13 more Covid-19 cases have been recorded in the state. There are 92 active cases and four fatalities from the total number of 111 Read More

Kaduna redeploys SUBEB chairman, make 3 new appointments

May 3, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state government has appointed Tijjani Abdullahi as Chairman of State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to replace Abdullahi Sani, who has been redeployed as pioneer Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs. The new appointments in line with implementation of government’s Governance Continuation Plan, is to ensure that the state government delivers on its core priorities in Read More

Breaking: Disquiet in Kaduna as 14 almajiris from Kano test positive for Coronavirus

May 2, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state, Saturday recorded 14 more Covid-19 positive results from almajiris who were repatriated from Kano, Commissioner for Health, Dr Amina Mohammed Baloni has confirmed. Dr Amina, who made the disclosure while briefing the daily meeting of the State Standing Committee on Covid-19 said the figure may rise as more test results are awaited.  The commissioner however, assured that the Read More

Updated: Kaduna records first Covid-19 death

May 2, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state has recorded its first Covid-19 death, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Amina Mohammed Baloni, has revealed. Speaking via her verified Twitter handle on Saturday, the Commissioner said the deceased is a retired civil servant who had concealed his recent travel to Kano. According to Dr Amina, the deceased, who had underlying medical conditions prior to testing positive Read More

In Kaduna, El-Rufai lists locations of temporary neighbourhood markets

May 1, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The management of Kaduna Markets Development and Management Company (KMDMC) has released the list of locations of temporary neighbourhood markets that will become operational on Saturday, 2nd May 2020. A statement by Muhammad Hafiz Bayero, the Managing Director of KMDMC, said the decision follows the directive of the Kaduna state government that all major markets be closed and be replaced Read More

Happening now: Many scamper for safety as fire raze shops in Kaduna

April 29, 2020 Editor 0

About 20 shops including a pharmacy are currently on fire in Kaduna State, Channels television is reporting. Accodring to the report, the incident started at about 7:00 pm on Wednesday along Constitution road in the state capital and the cause is yet to be known. No official of the state fire service and other emergency response agencies had arrived the Read More

Amid Covid-19 lockdown, gunmen invade Kaduna communities; kill 7, kidnap 1

April 24, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Unknown gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have attacked three communities in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state, killing seven people, while one person was abducted.  Five people who sustained injuries were said to have been taken to the Sabon Tasha General Hospital, Kaduna for treatment.  The attacks, according to Peter Aboki, President of Gbagyi Development Union (GDU), started in the Read More

Breaking: In Kaduna, El-Rufai meets Covid-19 committee, speaks on ICU claims

April 20, 2020 Editor 0

Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Monday held a virtual meeting with the state standing committee on Covid-19. Shortly after the meeting, El-Rufai via his verified twitter handle debunked reports making round that he was in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He said, “Earlier today, I took 2 hours out of isolation to attend the daily virtual meeting of State Read More

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Kaduna discharges 3 Covid-19 patients

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

The Kaduna state government said it has discharged three Covid-19 patients on Friday after they tested negative for the virus twice consecutively. One case was discharged on Thursday by the state government after testing negative twice, bringing to four out of six patients the total number of Covid-19 patients treated and discharged by the state government after testing negative for the Read More

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Breaking – Covid: El-Rufai breaks silence from isolotion, chairs SEC virtual meeting

April 15, 2020 Editor 0

For the first time since he was confirmed Covid-19 postive, Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai has made public comment. El-Rufai who is still recovering from isolation, held a virtual meeting with members of the State Executive Council. Shortly after the meeting, Wednesday afternoon, the governor took to his twitter handle and said, “Earlier Wednesday 10am-2pm, I took few hours during Read More

Coronavirus: How gateman imported 6th case in Kaduna

April 12, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state recorded its sixth case of Covid-19 when a gateman in Mando, Igabi local government, who just returned from Lagos tested positive for Coronavirus on Friday, according to the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Amina Mohammed-Baloni. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Commissioner said the latest patient returned from Lagos by commercial road transport before noticing the symptoms of Read More

Breaking: Gunmen invade Kaduna, kidnap Police Inspector, 23 others; 1 killed

April 9, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

A police Inspector and 23 others have been abducted and one person killed by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Kaduna. The bandits have reportedly demanded N100m from the inspector’s husband.  Nine persons, including Police Inspector Gloria Sebastien, one Alhaji Usman and seven members of his family including three children; Aliyu, Aisha and Abdullahi were kidnapped at Ungwan Ma’aji, New Read More

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Updated: El-Rufai tests positive for COVID-19

March 28, 2020 Editor 0

Kaduna state Governor Malam Nasir el-Rufai has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The governor in a live broadcast said, earlier in the week, he submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test and the result came back on Saturday positive, adding that he has been in self isolation according to doctors order. He said, “earlier this week, I submitted a sample Read More

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COVID-19: Striking doctors return to work

March 21, 2020 Editor 0

As the world battle to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has directed striking doctors to resume work. President of the association, Dr Francis Adedayo Faduyile, who made the call during a press briefing in Abuja said, ”We direct all medical associations that have declared industrial actions against their management to suspend all actions as the National NMA shall Read More

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Exhibitors decry low patronage at Kaduna Trade Fair

March 3, 2020 Editorial III 0

Three days into the 41st edition of the Kaduna International Trade Fair, exhibitors have decried low patronage of their goods. The fair was organised by the Kaduna Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA). The trade fair complex which is located at Kaduna-Zaria Road, Rigachikun, Kaduna state, witnessed low turnout of customers. An exhibitor from Kano who sells herbal Read More

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In Kaduna, Gunmen kill prison warder, another, abduct 13-year-old girl

February 22, 2020 Editor 0

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked Ungwan Alkali, Mararaban Rido, a suburb of Kaduna metropolis in Chikun local government area, killing two persons including a prison warder. The dare-devil men also kidnapped a 13-year old girl. The kidnappers, who were reported to have invaded the community at about 1:00am on Thursday, on arrival at the community headed for the Read More

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KADIRS will surpass N60bn 2020 target- Kozah

February 20, 2020 Editorial III 0

Barrister Francis Danladi Kozah is Board Secretary/Legal Adviser, Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS). In this interview with Chamba Simeh, he spoke on the achievements of the agency and why it resorts to sealing up businesses over tax default and the expectations of the service in 2020. Congratulations to the entire staff and management of KADIRS for unprecedented feat the Read More