Tag: Kaduna state

Imo state govt evacuates over 100 indigenes studying at UniJos

The Imo state government has evacuated over a hundred of its indigenes studying at the University of Jos in Plateau state following rising tensions in Jos Plateau State. Chief of staff to the Imo Governor, Nnamdi Anyaehi, alongside other dignitaries were present to receive the students at the Government House[Read More…]

Breaking: Seven officers of the Nigerian Navy have been abducted in Edo State

Seven officers of the Nigerian Navy have been abducted in Edo State. The security personnel were abducted while traveling to Delta from Kaduna. Daily Trust gathered that five of the Naval officers have been rescued by the police. The officers from a Naval Base in Kaduna state were said to[Read More…]

PDP wins Kaduna assembly bye-election

Usman Baba, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, has won the bye-election for Sabon Gari constituency in the Kaduna state house of assembly. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Mohammed-Nuruddin Musa, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer, declared Baba as the winner of the poll in Zaria[Read More…]

Breaking: Many travellers are currently trapped on the Abuja-Kaduna highway

Many travellers are currently trapped 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. Residents said bandits stormed the house of the[Read More…]

South-West APC leaders have rejected calls for separation of Nigeria

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the South-West have rejected calls for separation of Nigeria, saying that the country needs religious and ethnic unity to progress. This is coming amid calls for the creation of a Yoruba Nation in the South-Western part of the country. The APC leaders made[Read More…]

About General Ibrahim Attahiru, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, killed in a Kaduna plane crash

General Ibrahim Attahiru, the Chief of Army Staff, has died in a plane crash. In a statement, the Nigerian Air Force confirmed that there was an accident involving one of its aircraft in Kaduna but did not go into details. “An air crash involving a @NigAirForce aircraft occurred this evening[Read More…]

Breaking: Military plane crash in Kaduna State – top military chiefs onboard

A military plane is feared to have crashed in Kaduna State, multiple sources confirm to NewsWireNGR on Friday. The training aircraft crashed at the Kaduna international airport.  The Ill-fated aircraft was said to have crashed at the airport’s runway The incident was said to have occurred at about 6 pm[Read More…]

In Kaduna, Banks, Schools, Airport, Hospitals, others shut as NLC vows not to back down on Industrial action

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), had vowed not to retreat or surrender on the strike they began in Kaduna as the union commenced a five-day warning strike shutting down electricity supply, government schools and offices, banks, airport, train station. The National President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba stated while addressing[Read More…]

Blackout in Kaduna as Labour kickoff 5-day labour warning strike

The Management of Kaduna Electric has revealed that the current power outage in the state is caused by the five-day warning strike embarked upon by labour unions. Abdulazeez Abdullahi, the company’s head of corporate communications, I’m a statement on Sunday said the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) disconnected the power[Read More…]

NLC vows to shut down Kaduna over workers sack

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and its affiliate unions have restated their determination to continue with the planned five-day warning strike over the recent disengagement of civil servants by the Kaduna state government. Ayuba Suleiman, the NLC Chairman spoke in Kaduna during a media chat with journalist monitored by NewsWireNGR[Read More…]