How Kaduna set record in women empowerment – Balarabe

January 14, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

The Deputy Governor of Kaduna state, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, has noted that no administration has given women  political appointments and empowered them like the Malam Nasir el-Rufai government. Dr Balarabe, who disclosed that the government has disbursed N600 million to women entrepreneurs and groups to boost their businesses in the last seven years, also said there are more female appointees Read More

El-Rufai secures $6m loan for Kaduna light rail

December 16, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna 0

Kaduna state government has secured a $6 million loan from Indian Xing Bank to build the Kaduna light rail from Rigachikun to Maraban Rido and French concessionary line of credit to build Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Governor Nasir el-Rufai has disclosed. Addressing the ground breaking of BRT in Kaduna, Governor el-Rufai said as part of the state government’s efforts to Read More

Why Kaduna trade fair was established – Official

December 10, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

The Deputy Governor of Kaduna state, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, has described the Kaduna Market Trade Fair as an opportunity to give necessary exposure to promising micro, small and medium enterprises and industries to grow. Addressing the opening ceremony of the third edition of Kaduna Market Trade Fair at Murtala Mohammed square on Saturday, Dr Balarabe noted that ‘’there are many Read More

2023: Kaduna security chiefs tasks political parties, candidates on peace, order

December 2, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna 0

The Kaduna state Commissioner of Police, Yekini Ayoku, and other security chiefs have urged political parties, candidates and supporters to avoid violence and breakdown of law and order during political campaigns and elections. Addressing a meeting of security chiefs with political parties and their candidates ahead of the 2023 general elections, CP Ayoku said “the Electoral Act 2022 especially in Read More

10 kidnap victims escape as troops attack bandits hideouts in Kaduna communities

December 2, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna 0

Air strikes on identified bandit hideouts across Giwa, Igabi and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna state have enabled 10 kidnapped citizens to escape, while troops dislodge a camp and recovered motorcycles and weapons in Birnin Gwari. The Kaduna state government said in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, that the Read More

An encounter with Kaduna’s new Immigration Service boss

December 1, 2022 Nasir Dambatta 0

The setting was Thursday, November 24, 2022, and the place was Nigeria Immigration Service headquarters in Kaduna. I was hosted by the new Immigrations Service Comptroller at the Kaduna Command late in the afternoon of that Thursday for just a cup of coffee and exchange of pleasantries. But the reporter in me wouldn’t let the rare opportunity slip. It was Read More

I have the highest number of bills – Sen Sani

November 25, 2022 Editor 0

The gubernatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress(APC) in Kaduna state, Senator Uba Sani, has said he is the only senator that has two bills that have been signed into law in the 9th senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The lawmaker said he has sponsored 31 bills and seven of them have been passed by both the House of Read More

Kaduna 2023: Isa Ashiru Kudan is the right man for the Job

November 25, 2022 Edward Auta 0

The decision of relevant stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party in Kaduna State to present Hon. Isa Ashiru Kudan as the party flag bearer for the second time simultaneously since 2015 is no doubt an expected choice that many believe, will yield the desired result for the state. Alhaji Isa Ashiru’s poise, great personality and charisma which has contributed to Read More

Kaduna 2023: We’ll tackle insecurity through agric, technology – Ashiru

November 23, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate for Kaduna state, Hon. Isah Mohammed Ashiru, has pledged to tackle insecurity and use agriculture, technology and ICT to address unemployment if elected governor in 2023. Addressing an interactive session with the political committee of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) at its state secretariat in Kaduna, Ashiru said his party’s public quietness is Read More

Troops repel terrorists attack on Kaduna communities, kill 2, recover arms, motorcycles

November 14, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Troops have repelled an attack by dozens of bandits at Kankomi in Chikun local government of Kaduna state, killing one while others escaped and also killed three people on their way. Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan said this Sunday in a statement in Kaduna. He said while conducting clearance patrols along the Gwagwada -Chikun- Read More

Kaduna 2023: Accept court verdict, join Uba Sani, group tells Sha’aban

November 9, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna 0

The Uba Sani Support Organisation has urged Kaduna state All Progressives Congress gubernatorial aspirant, Hon. Sani Sha’aban to accept court verdict and work for the victory of the governorship candidate in the 2023 general election. A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna had accepted the All Progressives Congress gubernatorial primary in Kaduna state and affirmed Sen. Uba Sani as the Read More

Kaduna guber: Uba Sani woos Sha’aban to work for 2023 APC’s victory

November 5, 2022 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

The Kaduna state APC gubernatorial candidate for the 2023 elections, Senator Uba Sani, has extended an olive branch to Sani Mahmood Sha’aban, pleading for his solidarity and cooperation in the race to guarantee victory for the party at the elections. Sha’aban, who lost to Senator Sani at the party’s gubernatorial primary election, went to the Federal High Court, seeking the Read More

Open letter to Governor El-Rufa’i

November 1, 2022 Nasara Rabo 0

Your Excellency Nasir Ahmed El-Rufa’i,Governor of Kaduna stateDear Sir, Not many high-ranking Nigerian politicians have had a smoother political experience and career than yourself. It was late Professor Chinua Achebe, author of “An Image of Africa and The Trouble With Nigeria”, who said that the most commonly enunciated Nigerian ideal is unity, with faith following closely. In spite of the Read More

Father seeks justice for slain Police officer’s son

October 29, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The father of ASP Shuaib Malumfashi attached to the Kebbi state Police Command, who was killed on duty, Sani Malumfashi, has called on the Police authority and other relevant agencies to help him fish out the killers of his son.  Malumfashi, a veteran journalist with the Hausa service of the Voice of America (VOA), debunked preliminary report by the Police Read More

Isa Ashiru: The face of hope, unity for Kaduna masses

October 26, 2022 Comrade Danjuma Bello Sarki 0

As the battle on who takes over the mantle of Kaduna state leadership at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House draws closer, the gubernatorial candidates of all political parties in the contest are already on their drawing boards strategizing for a favourable outcome in 2023. As campaigns have kick started, the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP is gathering momentum by striving towards Read More

Uba Sani and food security in Kaduna state

October 24, 2022 Hattab Yahaya 0

Elections play an important role in deepening democracy in many parts of the world because they allow the governed to choose who governs them. However, an election is more than just an event; it is a process involving a variety of activities and stakeholders. One of these essential activities is campaigning. There is no doubt that the party to beat Read More

1.0 to 7.0: Economic transformation of Kaduna state under El-Rufai

October 23, 2022 Emmanuel Ado 0

Veni, vidi, vici “I came; I saw; I conquered” -Julius Casesar. Governor Nasir El-Rufai clearly shares John Naisbitt’s view, that “countries don’t create economies’, that instead, it’s entrepreneurs and companies that create and revitalise economies. That the role of government is simply to create the nourishing environment for entrepreneurs and companies to flourish, and not to obstruct economic development. This Read More

Kaduna to export lithium December 2022, over 25 mineral deposits available – El-Rufai

October 15, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has called on investors both local and foreign to invest in the over 25 mineral deposits available in the state, adding that the state will commence exportation of lithium by December 2022.  Speaking at the 7th edition of Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit tagged KADInvest 7.0 on Saturday with the theme “Building a Resilient Read More

Who is afraid of Isa Ashiru Kudan?

October 12, 2022 Hassan Usman 0

The 2023 general elections are no doubt reaching feverish pitch with the commencement of national campaigns on September 28, 2022, by presidential and National Assembly candidates and their political parties while state campaigns by governors and House of Assembly candidates and their political parties are scheduled to begin today, October 12, 2022. Unfortunately, despite appeals by eminent Nigerians and groups Read More

Kaduna govt set to decongest Kaduna-Abuja highway – Aruwan

September 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Kaduna state government is taking measures to address the gridlock on the Kaduna-Abuja highway to “enable easy and smooth movement of vehicles in the ever- busy highway that serves as gateway between the South and North-west.” The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, who stated this in Kaduna Friday, said the state was discussing with Read More

ASUU strike: Avoid Kaduna airport, Shehu Sani advises NANS

September 20, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Senator Shehu Sani, has advised the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), to stay away from Kaduna airport as they continue to protest against the lingering strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Sani stated on his Twitter account Friday, that the forest near Kaduna Airport is unsafe, saying, “NANS should avoid Kaduna International Airport; you know Read More

2023: Trouble in Kaduna APC as 13,000 members join PDP

September 17, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Over 13,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Saturday, dumped the ruling party and joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Southern Kaduna. Treasurer of the opposition party, North-West, Hon. Rabiu Bakori, who formally received the new members on behalf of the North-West Zonal PDP Chairman, Sen. Hayyatu Gwarzo, in Zonkwa, said for the party to win election come Read More