Tag: Kaduna

Bethel Baptist Kidnapping: abductors give July 26 deadline for N60million ransom

The abductors of the 121 students of Bethel Baptist Secondary school in Kaduna State are demanding the sum of N60 million as ransom and given a deadline of Monday July 26th for the payment to be made. The father of one of the kidnapped students confirmed the development to Channels Television[Read More…]


Bandits strike again in Kaduna, kill one, abduct 7

Kaduna state on Saturday experienced another bandits attack as the notorious gunmen killed one villager and abducted another 7 persons. According to reports, the bandits attacked Anguwar Gajere village under Kutemashi Ward of the LGA arrived at the village on motorcycles around 1 pm. A resident quoted by Daily Trust, Mohammed[Read More…]

National Industrial Court stops Rufai from setting up judicial commission over NLC strike

National Industrial Court, NIC, sitting in Abuja has restrained Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State from setting up a judicial commission of inquiry over the recent workers’ strike in the state led by Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC. The Abuja Division of NIC gave the restraining order on Friday. The court[Read More…]

Herbalist rape

22-year-old herbalist arrested in Kaduna for allegedly raping cousin

A 22-year-old herbalist, Hakuri Kwaskila, has been arrested by the Kaduna State Police Command for allegedly raping his 19-year-old cousin in Lere Local Government Area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Muhammad Jalige, while briefing journalists in Kaduna on Thursday said that the alleged rape occurred on 9th[Read More…]

Federal Government constitutes committee to end Kaduna Government/NLC face-off

The Federal Government has inaugurated a 10-man committee to resolve the dispute between the Kaduna State government and the Nigeria Labour Congress and ensure industrial harmony in the state. A statement issued by a Deputy Director in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr Charles Akpan, on Saturday in Abuja,[Read More…]

Kidnapped Staff and Students of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic have been released

The six students and two staff members of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic in Zaria Kaduna State, who were kidnapped by bandits have been released. They were released on Thursday night at an undisclosed location in Kaduna. The Public Relations Officer of the Polytechnic, Abdullahi Shehu, who confirmed the development to journalists,[Read More…]


Kidnap: Bandits reject 9 bags of rice offered by Bethel school

Bandits who abducted students from Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi in Kaduna State, have rejected food supplied to them by the school.  On Tuesday, just a day after the abduction, the bandits contacted the school to assure the safety of the students, they then asked the school to send food supplies[Read More…]

Kaduna Government establishes judicial commission of inquiry into NLC strike

The Kaduna State Government has established a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the NLC warning strike of 16th to 19th May 2021, and the actions and events associated with it. This judge-led inquiry has 14 terms of reference, including the legality of the strike and any breach of the relevant[Read More…]

Kaduna State Government orders the immediate closure of 13 schools

The Kaduna State Government has ordered the immediate closure of thirteen schools located in areas prone to bandits attack. The directive was issued to proprietors of private schools in the state by Umma Ahmed, the Director-General of Quality Assurance Authority, Ministry of Education, Kaduna State. The closure is to take[Read More…]

Bandits attempt attack on Oyedepo’s secondary school in Kaduna

Bandits who abducted students at Bethel secondary school also launched an attack on Faith Academy, a secondary school owned by Living Faith Church Worldwide, founded by Bishop David Oyedpo.  While the bandits abducted students from Bethel secondary school, the early Monday attack was however foiled by soldiers and the school[Read More…]