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UBEC Boss, Daughter Kidnapped along Abuja-Kaduna Highway


The board chairman of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Muhammed Mahmood, was on Monday, abducted along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway. The Kaduna Police Command has confirmed the abduction of Muhammad Mahmood, the chairman of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), and his daughter, along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway. The force, in a press statement

Amidst fresh violence, Kaduna govt imposes 24-hour curfew on Kajuru


The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Kajuru Local Government Area. This follows reports of fresh violence in parts of the local government. Details of the violence are still sketchy, but the state government announced the imposition of the curfew. Samuel Aruwan, the spokesperson to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, announced the

Zamfara, Kaduna Killings: Buhari cuts trip, returns to Nigeria

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President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Tuesday night, a day ahead of schedule. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the President was initially scheduled to return to Abuja from Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday at about 1.30a.m. However, the presidential aircraft carrying the president, his aides

El-Rufai wins Kaduna gov election

The Governor of Kaduna State, who is also the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Governorship election held in the state on Saturday, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has been declared the winner. The Vice-Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano, Prof. Mohammed Bello, who is the returning officer, said El-Rufai polled 1,045,427 to

Kaduna LG Polls: APC Win 17 Out Of 23, PDP Win 4

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 17 of the 23 local government chairmanship and councillor elections which held in Kaduna state on Saturday while opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won in four local governments. The results were announced on Sunday by the returning officers at the various local

Kaduna LG Polls: Police Deploy 15,000 Personnel

    Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Mr Austin Iwar has warned against any breach of peace during the Saturday’s local government elections saying it will not be tolerated. Mr. Iwar sounded this warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna. Iwar said no fewer than 15,000 security personnel