Tag: Kaduna

Kaduna LG poll: Faulty Voting Machines mars polls amid low turn out

Agency Report The Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) provided for use in the council elections in Kaduna State on Saturday failed to recognise some voters’ cards in Kaura Local Government Area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there was a low turnout of voters at most of the polling[Read More…]

Kaduna LG Election: I don’t see my party winning — PDP Chieftain, Dogara

Dr Mato Dogara, former Deputy Speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cast doubt over the chances of his party in tomorrow’s (Saturday) local government elections in Kaduna State. On Saturday, September 4, the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM) will[Read More…]

Man risks 5-year imprisonment for destroying NTA power cable

A man identified as Paul Adamu risked 5-year imprisonment for destroying an NTA power cable. Adamu, a 24-year-old mechanic was sentenced to five months of community service by a Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna state on Tuesday. Magistrate Mary Adams held that the convict will have five years imprisonment or[Read More…]

Bandits attack Makoro iri community in Kaduna, kill two

Bandits have killed two persons in Makoro Iri village in Kajuru Local Government of Kaduma State. The bandits invaded the remote village and shot dead the duo identified as Gideon Mumini and Barnabas Ezra. The State Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs,, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed in a statement issued on[Read More…]


Bandits free 15 more students of Kaduna Baptist school; 65 left in captivity

Fifteen out of the remaining 80 kidnapped students of Bethel Baptist High School have regained their freedom.  Recall that 121 students were abducted by bandits from the school on July 5, 2021, after invading the school located just a few kilometres away from Kaduna metropolis.  The bandits had released 28[Read More…]


9 bandits die in gun battle over sharing of ransom loot

The Kaduna State Government said a gun battle between two groups of bandits in Giwa Local Government Area of the state, had resulted in the killing of nine of their fellows. Mr Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner, for Internal Security and Home Affairs, revealed this development in a statement issued on Friday in[Read More…]

BREAKING: Court restrains PDP from fielding candidate in Lere Federal Constituency Bye-Election, Kaduna

  A court has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party from presenting candidates for the Saturday, August 14 Bye-election happening in Lere local government, Kaduna State.  The Federal High Court in Kaduna State, restrained the party from submitting the list of the party’s candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). [Read More…]

Kaduna postpones resumption of schools till further notice over insecurity

Kaduna State Government on Friday postponed resumption dates of both Primary and Secondary schools in the state, earlier scheduled to resume academic activities August 9. The postponement is contained in a statement jointly signed by the Commissioner for Education, Dr  Shehu Muhammad and that of Internal Security and Home Affairs,[Read More…]

Just In: Gunmen kidnap traditional ruler in Kaduna

Gunmen have abducted the Traditional Ruler of Jaba Chiefdom in the Jaba local government area of Kaduna state, Gyet Maude. His brother, Anthony Maude said the 83 year old, was kidnapped on his farm located at Gitata community in Nasarawa State on Monday. Police Public Relations Officer for the Kaduna[Read More…]


Bandits release abducted Bethel Baptist School students in Kaduna

Abducted students from Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna have regained their freedom after spending 20 days in captivity.  This was disclosed by Joseph Hayab, Kaduna state chairman of the Christian Association of Nigerian (CAN), to TheCable on Sunday.  Recall that 121 students of Bethel Baptist secondary school in Chikun[Read More…]