Shehu Sani - Reconciliation: APC will collapse finally, if Tinubu fails - Sen. Sani

Reconciliation: APC will collapse finally, if Tinubu fails – Sen. Sani

February 18, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

…Urges Buhari to speak on re-election The Senator representing Kaduna central on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Shehu Sani, has said that the party will be doomed if Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s led reconciliation committee of aggrieved party members fail. Sani, also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately tell Nigerians whether he will seek re-election in 2019 Read More

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El-Rufai on the threshold of history

February 17, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

El-Rufai on the threshold of history Greatness is not about achieving everything. It is about achieving something extraordinary, even if it is a single thing. During his campaigns, Governor Nasir El-Rufai promised the people of Kaduna State that he would conduct free and fair elections into the 23 Local Government Councils of the State within three months of being sworn Read More

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Kaduna LG poll: Better late than never

February 17, 2018 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

During his gubernatorial campaign in 2015, Malam Nasir el-Rufai promised to organize local government election in Kaduna state within three months of assuming office. However, the governor of Kaduna state has run the local governments for almost three years without elected council chairmen, in spite of several court order compelling him to hold elections. Last week, Kaduna State Independent Electoral Read More

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Kaduna: New attraction for literature – BM Dzukogi

February 14, 2018 Ibrahim Ramalan 0

BM Dzukogi is former general secretary Association of Nigerian Authors and founder of the Hill-Tops Art Centre based in Minna, Niger state. He is also a facilitator of numerous literary initiatives. In this interview with IBRAHIM RAMALAN, he discusses his new initiative, Nigerian Festival of Teen Artists (NIFESTEENA), scheduled to hold in Kaduna state.   You are associated with many Read More

Gunmen assassinate politician in Kaduna

February 1, 2018 Blueprint 0

Mr Moses Banka, a politician and businessman from Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen. Banka was reportedly killed at Ankwa village of Jema’a Local Government Area in Kaduna state. Alhaji Yusuf Usman, the Administrator of Jema’a Local Government Council, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Kafanchan. Read More

Media consultant challenges Obansanjo to public debate over Buhari

February 1, 2018 Blueprint 0

A media consultant, Malam Mohammed Garba, on Thursday, challenged former President Olusegun Obasanjo to a televise debate over demand for President Muhammadu Buhari not to contest the 2019 presidential election. Garba, the Chief Executive Officer of Right Contact Services Nigerian Ltd., said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna, that the demand contained in a Read More

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I haven’t decamped to PRP –Sen Sani

January 13, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

  Senator Shehu Sani has dismissed rumors that he has dumped All Progressive Congress (APC) for People’s Redemption Party (PRP), describing the report as the handiwork of those who are bent on destroying him politically. Speaking to Blueprint weekend yesterday, Senator Sani alleged that the Kaduna state government has abandoned its statutory responsibility of providing dividends of democracy to its Read More

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Looking beyond violent clashes in the New Year

January 6, 2018 Admin 3 0

By Musa Aliyu Benue is burning. There is fire in Taraba. The Plateau is on fire. The blaze in kaduna still rages. And the inferno the mindlessly murderous Boko Haram insurgents kindled many years ago, which has razed nearly the entire north-east to the ground, still endures, despite the significant downgrading of the terror group. Rivers is boiling too, but Read More

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Ja’afaru Isa’s tour of duty in retrospect

December 2, 2017 Auwal Umar 0

By Auwalu Umar Looking at the unfolding developments in states across the federation in the current political dispensation reminds me of the time when Col. Lawal Ja’afaru Isa (now a retired Brigadier General) held sway as military administrator for Kaduna State. I am not, in any way, comparing Ja’afaru’s administration with the present leadership in Kaduna under Governor Nasir El-rufa’i Read More

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Kaduna community where girls fear marriage

November 18, 2017 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Having lost several pregnant women to death during childbirth, Gwauro community in Igabi local government of Kaduna state has embarked on construction of a maternity hospital, in order to reduce the high maternal and child mortalities which are scaring teenage girls from marriage. For this reason, Gwauro community is seeking the support of Kaduna state government and philanthropists to complete Read More

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Kamuku, Kuyambana forests: Den of kidnappers

The killings, abductions and cattle rustling that take place along Kamuku and Kuyambana forests that straddle Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara and Niger states, have continued in spite of the collaborative efforts of the state governors, as well as the federal government as ALIYU USMAN VULEGBO, SANUSI MUHAMMAD and SAMSON BENJAMIN narrate in this report. Gov Yari’s morbid statistics Penultimate Monday, Governor Read More

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Breaking: Buhari backs planned sack of Kaduna teachers

November 13, 2017 Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja 0

The planned sack of about 22,000 teachers who failed to pass competency test by Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna state was a right decision to sanitise the education system, President Muhammadu Buhari, said on Monday. The President said this in Abuja when he declared open a Special Retreat of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on the Challenges Facing the Education Sector Read More

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Why I’m Opposed to El-Rufai -Ramalan

November 11, 2017 Ibraheem Musa 0

[contact-form][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Website” type=”url” /][contact-field label=”Message” type=”textarea” /][/contact-form] You were very close to Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna state, right from when he was campaigning in 2015. Recently, your Kaduna Restoration Group has been tackling the governor over sundry issues. Why did you part ways? I wish to make a clarification; we Read More

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El-Rufai spends N4bn on postponed Kaduna LG poll 

October 12, 2017 Bode Olagoke, Abuja  0

Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasir El-rufai, has said that his administration has so far spent up to N4 billion in preparation for the conduct of Local Government election in the state. El-rufai, who lamented the high cost of election said that his government was preparing to conduct the cleanest election in Nigeria’s history. Speaking at the town hall meeting organised Read More

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Breaking: Buhari in Kaduna, commissions Nigeria’s largest integrated farm

September 12, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, September 12, joined Governor Nasir El-Rufai to commission Nigeria’s largest integrated animal feed mills, breeding farms and hatchery in Kaduna state. The OLAM farms has a storage facility of 50,000 metric tonnes estimated to sell 72,000,000 eggs and 52,600,000 day old chicks. The $150million project will employ 8,000 Nigerians through direct and indirect labor and Read More

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Kaduna SIEC needs 6,000 electronic voting machines for LG polls

July 12, 2017 Blueprint Newsroom 0

By AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna Kaduna state Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) said it needed 6,000 electronic voting machines for the conduct of Kaduna state local government elections. KADSIECON, which said it had concluded arrangements for the local government polls, said it would become the fi rst in Nigeria and the second country in Africa to use electronic voting after Namibia. Other Read More