Breaking: Bandits kidnap Emir, 3 women, 10 others in Kaduna

July 11, 2021 Editor 0

Suspected Bandits early Sunday morning struck in Kaduna state and kidnapped Emir of Kajuru. The incident happened around 1:30am though no life was lost but the Sarkin Kajuru was kidnapped along with 13 others. Blueprint investigation revealed that three women, Emir’s aides and some of his grand children were also whisked away. Police authorities were yet to make any official Read More

2023 Kaduna‌ ‌state‌ gov elections:‌The‌ delusions ‌hallucinations

‌It’s‌ ‌only‌ ‌natural‌ ‌that‌ ‌who‌ ‌succeeds‌ ‌Nasir‌ ‌Ahmad‌ ‌El-Rufai in‌ ‌2023‌ ‌is‌ ‌ naturally‌ ‌a‌ ‌subject‌ ‌of‌ ‌intense‌ ‌media ‌and‌ ‌political‌ ‌speculation,‌ ‌because‌ ‌ he‌ ‌has‌ ‌resolved‌ ‌several‌ ‌lingering‌ ‌challenges‌ ‌that‌ ‌adversely‌ ‌affected‌ ‌ governance‌ ‌in‌ ‌Kaduna‌ ‌state ‌that‌ ‌anyone‌ ‌taking‌ ‌over‌ ‌from‌ ‌him‌ ‌has‌ ‌ his/her‌ ‌job‌ ‌cut‌ ‌out.‌ ‌Secondly,‌ ‌because‌ ‌his‌ ‌political‌ ‌opponents-‌ ‌external‌ ‌ and‌ ‌internal-‌ ‌are‌ Read More

Buhari’s vision, policies ensuring self-sufficiency in food production – APC group

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) said President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was moving Nigeria steadily towards self-sufficiency in food production in a way that has never been witnessed since independence.  The group said the country’s steady progress in the administration’s efforts at positioning agriculture as the fulcrum of the country’s economic Read More

Breaking: DSS invites Sheikh Gumi over comment on Nigerian Military

June 25, 2021 Editor 0

Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, has been reportedly invited the Department of State Security ( DSS) for questioning over remarks he made on Arise TV interview that allegedly portrayed the Nigerian military in bad light. This was revealed via a report by the Voice of America, VOA, Hausa service monitored on Friday. The report said Gumi was invited Read More

Security of lives, property top priority in 9th Senate – Senator Musa

June 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

As part of activities to commemorate the second anniversary of the ninth Senate, the chairman Senate Committee on Senate Services, Senator Sani Musa, in this interview with ROSEMARY MORIBIRIN delves into a range of topics including the insecurity and measures towards restoring peace. How has the 9th Senate been able to manage its differences in cooperating with the executive? Right Read More

Breaking: Anxiety as residents block Abuja-Kaduna highway, protest bandits’ attack, stranded travellers groan

June 19, 2021 Agency Report 0

Many travellers are currently stranded on the Abuja-Kaduna Highway as angry residents have blocked the road over attacks, especially the killing of a 13-year-old girl by bandits. The tragic incident occurred at Anguwar Magaji in Chikun Local Government Area of the state, according to Daily Trust. Residents said bandits stormed the house of the village head and abducted his family Read More

NDA commandant, where is host community’s benefit?

June 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, please kindly provide the host community land to farm as usual. The members of the community have been farming on the land before the federal government acquired it for the school, despite this some of the farmers continued farming up till last year. The NDA management registered the farmers and issued them dentity cards. Read More

Fire disasters: Join us as volunteers, FFS boss urges Nigerians

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) Liman Ibrahim has appealed to Nigerians to join hands with his agency as volunteer-firefighters to curb fire disasters in the country. The FFS boss believe that if citizens on ground at fire scenes attend to fire before the arrival firefighters, the excesses of fire  menace will be curtailed. Speaking Tuesday during the Read More

PDP in panic mood over our 40ms support base – APC

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in panic mood ahead of the 2023 general elections because of its recently increased membership base which is now 40 millions. The ruling party, who described PDP as a sinking party, sajd President Muhammadu Buhari’s government from inception took “a good, progressive, patriotic and apolitical Read More

Breaking: Again, gunmen invade school, kill student, kidnap others in Kaduna

June 11, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Gunmen, Thursday night, attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic Zaria and killed one student, injured another, before kidnapping eight students and two Lecturers. Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this on Friday morning. “Kaduna State Government has been briefed by security agencies of an attack by armed bandits at the main campus of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Read More

Buhari committed more resources to infrastructure than Jonathan, Obasanjo – APC group

June 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of APC Legacy Awareness & Campaign (APC-LAC), said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration committed more resources to infrastructure than any other administration since 1999. The administrations before President Muhammadu Buhari include former President Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In its weekly reports of Buhari’s legacies through a statement Read More

APC lauds Mustapha Habib’s appointment as new NEMA boss

June 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed excitement over the recent appointment of Ahmed Mustapha Habib as the new Director General National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The appointment was announced earlier by the presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman.  Mustapha Habib, a Business Administration graduate from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, took over from AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammad (rtd). In a Read More

Again, Nimrod receives Authentic outstanding sports personality award, vows to do more

June 1, 2021 Editor 0

Caretaker Committee Chairman of the NIgeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engr. Musa Nimrod, has once again, received the prestigious AUTHENTIC News Daily Outstanding Sportsman Of The Year Award For 2020. He was presented with the award at the just concluded 2021 National Volleyball League 1 at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna. Speaking at the presentation, Consulting Editor of Authentic News Daily, Read More

Breaking: Nasarawa Lawmaker kidnapped

May 30, 2021 Editor 0

A member of the Nasarawa state house of Assembly representing Nasarawa Central state constituency, Hon.Ismail Danba, has been kidnapped. Chairman Nasarawa state house of Assembly committee on information, Hon.Mohammed Omadefu, confirmed the development on Sunday.  He said the kidnappers ambushed and whisked the lawmaker away around forest, in Sanga local government of Kaduna state. He explained that Danbaba was kidnapped Read More

PMB’s knack for merit and the Faruk Yahaya challenge

May 30, 2021 Philip Agbese 0

The appointment of the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Faruk Yahaya on May 27, 2021, has generally elicited loud endorsements from Nigerians. His appointment followed the sudden demise of his predecessor, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in a plane crash, along with 10 other Army personnel in Kaduna a week ago. (May their souls rest in Read More

Nigerian children at receiving end of multi-challenges – Uba Sani

May 28, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

Senator Uba Sani representing Kaduna Central has lamented that Nigerian children have been at the receiving end of the nation’s recurring economic, social and political challenges. In a Children’s Day message, Uba Sani noted that children have been subjected to unbelievable deprivations due to the insecurity bedeviling many communities.  “Some of them are stuck in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camps. Read More

North-west Senate constitution review committee receives 77 memoranda – Gaya

May 27, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Northw-est zonal hearing of the Senate Committee on Constitution Review concludes its sitting in Kaduna Thursday, as the committee said it has received 77 memoranda from governments, groups and individuals. Chairman of the Committee covering Kaduna, Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states, Sen. Kabiru Gaya disclosed this at the end of the two-day sitting of the hearing on Thursday. The committee Read More

Breaking: El-Rufai sacks deputy Chief of Staff, 18 others

May 26, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai has sacked at least 19 political appointees. A statement from the state government on Wednesday, said  affected officials include two Special Advisers, a deputy Chief of Staff and several special assistants. According to the statement, the governor said the 19 disengaged staff were the first phase of public servants who will depart the public service, Read More

Zaria community mourns late COAS, ADC

May 25, 2021 Mohammed Bello Habib 0

Bambale community in Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna have mourned the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and his ADC, Major Lawal Aliyu Hayat Bambale who died in plane crash in Kaduna last Friday while on their way to Zaria for 80th Regular Recruits Intake passing out parade. The Spokeman of the community, Mallam Nasir Read More

Kaduna: Bandits kill 4, injure 3 in fresh attacks

Armed bandits have killed two people in Zangon Aya, Igabi local government area – one person each in Ungwan Murtala near Yakawada in Giwa and Godogodo in Jema’a local government areas of Kaduna state.  The bandits also injured three people during the attacks, while an effort to break into a police outpost in Godogodo was repelled by the police, who Read More

Breaking: Army reveals burial plans for late COAS Attahiru, others

May 22, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The remains of the late Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 6 other senior officers who died in a plane will be laid to rest today, May 22 at the National Military Cemetery Abuja. Blueprint reports that General Attahiru and 10 others died when aNigerian Air force Beachcraft 350 aircraft crashed around 6pm in Kaduna. According to a press invitation sent to Journalists by Director Army Read More