Tag: Kaduna

“Christians Of Northern Extraction Targets Of Disgrace And Humiliation By Nigeria” – General T.Y. Danjuma Laments

Former minister of Defence, Lt.General Theophilus Y. Danjuma (retd) has said that Christians of northern extraction were always targets of disgrace and humiliation out of public offices for just no cause. General Danjuma spoke yesterday at the 64th graduation ceremony of students of Baptist Theological Seminary, Kaduna, through his representative,[Read More…]

PDP Won’t Insult Buhari The Way APC Attacks Jonathan – Metuh

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh has said that the party will provide a decent and credible opposition that will constructively proffer sound alternatives to the policies and programmes of the in-coming administration without recourse to insults, propaganda and deceit. Metuh who stated this[Read More…]

#NigeriaDecides Makarfi Looses Senate Seat As APC Sweeps Kaduna Federal Legislative Seats

By Chris Nomjov Former governor of Kaduna state and incumbent Senator of Kaduna North senatorial, Ahmed Makarfi has been defeated by the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Suleiman Hunkuyi. The APC won a clean sweep of the Senate and all the six House of Representatives seats in Northern Kaduna Senatorial[Read More…]

“Start Grooming Jonathan’s Successor In 2019” – Ahmadu Ali Tells North

The Director General of President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign organisation, Ahmadu Ali says the North to start preparing a candidate that would succeed President Goodluck Jonathan. Mr. Ali disclosed this Saturday, at the President’s campaign trail in Kaduna. He said the North should start grooming a non-dictatorial leader who is between[Read More…]

Kaduna Shut Down For Muhammadu Buhari

Former military Head of State and presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), has asked his supporters to protect their votes in the February elections. Buhari at a rally in Kaduna on Monday, urged his supporters to ensure that they escort their votes after voting.[Read More…]

Calamity Would Have Befallen Nigeria If Buhari, Bauchi Were Killed, Says Jonathan

NAN President Goodluck Jonathan said calamity would have befallen Nigeria if former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari and Islamic scholar, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi, were killed in the July 23 bomb attacks in Kaduna. Jonathan stated this when a delegation of the Muslim community, led by Vice President Namadi Sambo, paid[Read More…]

Govt Lifts 24-hour Curfew In Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government has lifted the 24-hour curfew it imposed on the state capital after a twin bomb blast rocked the city, killing about 70 persons. The Kaduna State governor, Dr. Mukhtar Ramalan Yero had declared a twenty four (24) hours curfew  imposed on Kaduna metropolis to enable security[Read More…]

Troops Recover Arms In Benue, Plateau And Kaduna States

Troops operating in the North Central and North Western parts of the Federation have recovered caches of arms and ammunition in those areas. Major General Chris Olukolade, the director defence Information/Coordinator, said during a cordon and search operation at Anyibe in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State, troops seized[Read More…]

Opinion: We Want A Revolution, They Want A War

By Peregrino Brimah Which massacre? Yobe? Borno? Adamawa? Plateau? Katsina? Kaduna? Benue? Nasarawa? The hashtag, “#XYZmassacre” has become the inevitably appropriate marker for the Nigerian holocaust. 50 here, 250 there, death comes easy in the north these days. Conservative United States estimates put figures at over 20,000 dead in violence[Read More…]

Opinion: Life’s Worth & A Bomb Too Many

By M.B.O Owolowo With sorrow etched on the faces of survivors, the flow of tears and blood was clearly visible, as mangled body parts littered the bomb cratered area. This calculated onslaught was a diabolic attack on humankind: a dastardly act unjustifiable by all causes. This was the April 14,[Read More…]