Appeals committee upholds Kaduna APC delegates’ congresses

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Appeals Committee for their ad-hoc delegates congresses in Kaduna state has upheld the election, describing the exercise across the 225 wards and 23 local governments as successful.  The party had last week conducted congresses to elect local government, state and national delegates for the APC elections. The exercise was done by consensus in accordance with Read More

Kaduna 2023: Sha’aban threatens to dump APC over imposition

May 20, 2022 Moh Bello Habib 0

As primary election for various positions of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) is getting nearer, a Kaduna state gubernatorial aspirants under the party platform, Alhaji Sani Mahmoud Sha’aban (Danburan Zazzau) has threatened to decamp from his party (APC) to another as the state government imposed a candidate on the party. He gave the warning while inaugurating his team of Read More

Kaduna APC gubernatorial delegates’ election a charade – Aspirant

May 19, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

An All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirant in Kaduna state, Alhaji Bashir Abubakar, has described the gubernatorial delegates’ election in the state as a sham and a charade. Consequently, he has called on the party’s national leadership to intervene. The Director General Alhaji Bashir Abubakar Governorship Campaign Organisation, Mr James Bawa Magaji, told journalists in Kaduna Thursday that “there was Read More

El-Rufai, Dangote, others condole with Shettima’s family

May 16, 2022 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Nigerian elite have turned Kaduna state into a Mecca in honour of late Bukar Shettima, a retired police chief, who died at the age of 94. Among the notable Nigerians who paid condolence visit to the family of the deceased include: Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state, former Vice President Namadi Sambo, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state, Read More

In Kaduna, El-Rufai bans religious protests, reveals what will happen to violators 

Kaduna state government on Saturday placed indefinite ban on religious protests across the state, while warning that violators will be prosecuted accordingly.  This follows the killing and burning of a lady in Sokoto state by irate youth for allegedly making a blasphemous statement against Prophet Muhammad (SAW).  According to a statement signed by the Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security Read More

Terrorists kill 1, kidnap 20 in Kaduna community

Armed bandits in the early hours of Saturday killed one person and kidnapped 20 others at Kurmin Sata, Millennium City in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state. A source within the community, who pleaded not to be named, said the bandits attacked the Kurmin Sata community in large numbers around 12:16am on Saturday. He said though 20 persons were Read More

Kaduna South: Bulus summits senatorial forms, assures of quality representation

May 13, 2022 Benjamin Samson 0

Supporters and members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Friday accompanied Honourable Bulus Banquo Audu to the party’s headquarters in Abuja for the submission of his expression of interest and nomination forms to run for senator on the platform of the party in Kaduna South zone. The crowds were chanting sai Bulus, describing him as “a humanitarian and a philanthropist Read More

Kaduna police nab councillor with AK-47 rifle, go after accomplices

May 13, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Kaduna state Police command has arrested a councillor, AbdulRahman Adamu, with an AK-47 rifle and six rounds of ammunition along Galadimawa road in Giwa local government of the state. AbdulRahman is the member representing Kinkiba ward in the legislative council of Soba local government area of the state. The state’s police public relations officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalige, told Read More

Kaduna: Shabaan tackles El-rufai for annointing Uba Sani as successor

May 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Kaduna state governorship aspirant on the platform of the All progressive congress (APC), Alhaji Sani Mahmoud Shaaban has faulted the decision of governor Ahmad Nasir el-Rufai to anoint Senator representing Kaduna North, Uba Sani as his preferred successor and candidate of the party. This is as the Kano state governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and his anionted successor, Nasir Yusuf Read More

The rantings of Sani Shaban, the serial governorship aspirant

May 11, 2022 Danjuma Musa 0

The constitution of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Article 20, encourages the emergence of candidates for various positions by consensus. The wisdom behind the inclusion of the consensus option, in addition to direct and indirect primaries, is to make primary elections less acrimonious as well as inculcate democratic spirit in the politician. This would help address the winner takes all  Read More

Kaduna: Sha’aban rejects Uba Sani’s endorsement, insist on APC guber primaries

An All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirant in Kaduna state, Hon. Sani Mohammed Sha’aban, has rejected the reported endorsement of Senator Uba Sani as consensus candidate, by Governor Nasir el-Rufa’i, and some other party leaders. Sha’aban who was the defunct All Nigerian People’s Party (ANPP) governorship candidate in 2007 and that of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in 2011 before Read More

Kaduna: 17 children obtain APC governorship nomination forms for Shaaban

April 28, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The seventeen children of a former House of Representatives member from Zaria, Hon. Sani Mohammed Shaaban, have purchased a governorship nomination forms for their father to contest the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The children believe that their father has what it takes to move Kaduna state forward from where governor Nasir El-rufai will stop in 2023. Read More

Man docked for land scam in Kaduna

April 28, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna 0

The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wednesday, arraigned one Ishaku Gajere before Justice MTM Aliyu of State High Court Kaduna on one count charge bordering on criminal misappropriation. Ishaku, sometime in October, 2019, fraudulently sold two plots of land at Dan Honu Ii, Kaduna belonging to the Baptist Church to one Ahmed Yusuf Taheer Read More

Terrorists kill 2, injure many in Kaduna community

April 16, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Bandits have attacked Agban Kagoro community in Kaura local government area of Kaduna state and shot to death two persons, while injuring many others.  The bandits stormed the community in large numbers and started shooting sporadically before killing two people, while many others sustained gunshot injuries.  According to a source within the community, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, Read More

Let’s pray for captives’ safe return, Uba Sani beckons Christians at Easter

April 16, 2022 Chamba Simeh 0

In a message to Nigerian Christians as they celebrate this year’s Easter, Senator Uba Sani, representing Kaduna Central, has called for prayers for the safe return of all the people currently in captivity of criminal gangs across the country. While wishing Christian community in Nigeria and across the world happy Easter celebrations, Uba Sani, a forerunner for the All Progressives Read More

The making of Nigeria’s first female governor

April 15, 2022 Shehu Abubakar 0

Her Excellency, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe, the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, will be making history as she takes steps towards possibly becoming the first female Executive Governor of a state in Nigeria. The intent to seek the nomination of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its gubernatorial candidate for the March 2023 general elections is, however, not coming as Read More

Train attack: Consequences of neglected intelligence

April 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

The tragic attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train was a disaster expected to happen and eventually allowed to occur, regardless of the certainty of human tragedy. This presents an unfortunate twist in events connected with the nation’s protracted battles against terrorism and lays bare the web of human failures that account for the steady escalation in the intensity and forms of Read More

Foreign investors ignore Kaduna, Imo, others as foreign investment drops

April 5, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

Kaduna, Imo and 22 other states in Nigeria failed to attract any foreign investment in 2021, according to the latest Nigerian Capital Importation report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) for the four quarters of 2021. According to the report, the 24 states include Adamawa, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Gombe, Imo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Read More

Insecurity: CAN counters El-Rufai on foreign mercenaries

April 2, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kaduna state chapter has stated that contrary to Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s stance that Governors would invite foreign mercenaries to fight bandits, only the President and Commander-in-chief has that authority. CAN chairman in the state, Rev. John Joseph Hayab, said in a statement on Saturday that, “the attention of CAN Kaduna state has been drawn Read More