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FG alerts public on outbreak of bird flu in 7 states

The Nigerian Government on Friday alerted the public to the outbreak of Avian Influenza or Birdflu in the FCT and seven states of the country. Dr Gideon Mshelbwala, the Director of Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture

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BREAKING: House of reps member kidnapped in Kaduna

Garba Durbunde, lawmaker representing Takai/Sumaila federal constituency of Kano state, has been kidnapped. Durbunde was reportedly abducted at Jere, along Abuja Road, Kaduna, while returning to the federal capital territory (FCT) after a trip to Kano. One of the legislator’s aide confirmed the

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NLC/TUC Kaduna State reject the sale of government quarters by the Kaduna State government to highest bidder

The entire workers of Kaduna State Government were taken aback by a paid advert in the Daily Trust Newspapers, Vol. 42 No 1 of Monday 27th February, 2017, relating to the sales of government quarters in the state to the political

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Game of wits as el-Rufai, Sani re-strategize ahead of 2019 political war

By Gaaden Puun With all the seven local government council chairmen of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in the Kaduna Central senatorial district, adopting an indefinite expulsion of Senator Shehu Sani, the battle may be set for the “real political

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Farming: Kaduna employs 10,000 youths

The Kaduna State Government has begun the cultivation of 10,000 hectares of land to create job opportunities for 10,000 youths. The Executive Secretary of the Kaduna State Industrialisation and Micro-Credit Management Board, Alhaji Sabi’u Sani-Isma’ila, disclosed this on Thursday. He

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NDLEA arrests 269 suspected drug traffickers in Kaduna, convicts 53

The Kaduna State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), said on Thursday it had arrested 269 suspected drug traffickers and convicted 53 in the state from January to December, 2016. The Commander of the agency in the

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Herdsmen: Senate summons police boss over Southern Kaduna

Worried by the spate of wanton killings in Southern Kaduna, the Senate on Tuesday, asked the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris to appear before its relevant committees to explain plans to curb the development. The summon of the

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Shiites defy Kaduna Government, stage massive protest

Hundreds of members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, on Saturday marched in Kaduna to demand the release of their spiritual leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The protesters closed down the popular Ahmadu Bello way causing heavy traffic on the

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Police arrest 7 suspected armed robbers in Kaduna

The Police in  Kaduna State on Saturday said it arrested seven suspected armed robbers terrorizing residents of Kaduna. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Aliyu Usman, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna that the suspects

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Tension in Kaduna as youth attack Shiites again

Two members of the Shiite movement were reportedly killed on Saturday as the group tried to rebuild its school destroyed near Zango road, Tudun Wada in Kaduna, witnesses said. Ten other members were injured in the attack. This has caused

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