Tag: Southern Kaduna killings

Nasir el-Rufair says Southern Kaduna leaders accusing him of taking sides want to be “appeased”

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, says Southern Kaduna leaders accusing him of taking sides want to be “appeased” but notes that his administration will not grease the palms of trouble-makers. “I have no time for nonsense. I will not appease criminals. I will not appease idle people who have nothing[Read More…]

“There was no prior notice of the procession” – Kaduna Police arrests those protesting killings of Southern Kaduna residents

The Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday arrested some protesters, who took to the streets of the sate today over what they described as “genocide” in the southern part of the state and the government’s inability to arrest the situation. The protesters were said to have paralysed activities at the[Read More…]

Northern governors condemn attacks on Southern Kaduna

The Northern Governors Forum has condemned, in strong terms, Wednesday night’s attacks in Southern Kaduna in which about 22 persons were reportedly killed. The attacks were carried out in four Atyap villages in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State by yet to be arrested gunmen. A statement[Read More…]

Kaduna: Group calls for FG’s intervention in Kajuru killings

Southern Kaduna Peoples’ Union, SOKAPU has appealed to the federal government to urgently take over the fight against the recurring killings in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state from the state government. National President of SOKAPU, Hon. Jonathan Asake made the call at the distribution of relief materials at[Read More…]

Detained Audu Maikori To Appear In Court Monday

Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori who is currently being detained will be charged to court on Monday, Punch reports. According to the newspaper, Maikori is being held at the Gabasawa Police Station, Kaduna State. It was gathered that he has also been barred from seeing his family and friends. It[Read More…]

Kaduna Killings: Council of Imams Wants Buhari To Arrest Christian Association President

The Kaduna State Council of Imams and Ulama, on Monday called on the Federal Government to arrest and prosecute those who exacerbated the crisis in Southern Kaduna through inflammatory and false statements. The council made its stand known at a press conference in Kaduna addressed by its Chairman, Sheik Abubakar[Read More…]

SERAP Drags Buhari-led FG To UN Over Southern Kaduna Killings

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Ms. Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, urging her to prevail on the Nigerian authorities to halt further killings of innocent citizens in Southern Kaduna. SERAP also requested for urgent investigation into recent allegations of killings of[Read More…]