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  • Nomadic Politicians Bane Of Our Democracy – Makarfi

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    Senator Ahmed Makarfi is chairman of the national caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview with some newsmen in Kaduna, he opens up on the new dimension to the leadership crisis rocking the party. MIDAT JOSEPH was there for LEADERSHIP Weekend. Nigerians had hoped that the PDP would provide a virile…

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  • Southern Kaduna Tribes Agrees On Dialogue To End Crisis

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    Indigenous tribes in the Southern part of Kaduna State have agreed to come to a roundtable dialogue with indigenous Fulanis to end the crisis in the area. This was part of the resolutions reached after a Non-governmental Organization Global Peace Foundation Nigeria (GPFN) met with 60 representatives of native tribes and Christian Association of Nigeria…

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  • el-Rufai Warns Against Rumours Peddling

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    The Kaduna state security council headed by Governor Nasir el-Rufai has issued a strong warning to those peddling false information about attacks and crisis in the state to desist or face prosecution. The warning was contained in a statement signed by the governor’s spokesman, Samuel Aruwan after the state Security Council meeting. According to the…

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  • Southern Kaduna Killings: Christians Observe Black Sunday

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    Millions of Christians across the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State yesterday observed a national mourning over persistent killings in Southern part of the State. The National body of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) had directed churches across the country to mark Sunday 8th a day of prayer and mourning over the southern…

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  • Sambisa: Yoruba Youths Commend Army

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    A Yoruba youth organisation, the National Committee of Yoruba Youths, has lauded the landmark victory of the troops of the Nigerian Army in the battle against the Boko Haram insurgents in the North East of the country. Reacting to the Nigerian Army’s capture of the once dreaded Sambisa Forest, believed to be the operational headquarters…

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  • el-Rufai Appoints New Chief Of Staff

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    The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, has appointed Alhaji Muhammad Bashir Sai’du as his chief of staff. Until this appointment, Muhammad Bashir Saidu was the commissioner for local government in the Kaduna State Executive Council. Saidu, who was born on  July 21, 1957, is an accountant by profession and holds a master’s degree…

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  • Why Kaduna Abandoned School Feeding Programme – el-Rufai

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    Kaduna State Governor Malam Nasir El-Rufai, in this interview with select journalists, shed light on the ban of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Southern Kaduna killings, and his administration’s efforts to reposition the state.MIDAT JOSEPH was there for LEADERSHIP Sunday. Can you give a rundown of the implementation of this year’s budget? Our budget implementation…

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  • Foreigners Behind Southern Kaduna Massacre – el-Rufai

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    Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai has absolved Nigerian Fulani cattle herders of culpability in the recurring massacre in the southern part of the state, stating rather that the banditry against the southern people of his state are committed by herdsmen from Niger, Cameroon, Chad, Mali and Senegal. Speaking to select media men in the…

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  • 22 Suspects Arrested For Vandalising Kaduna Solar Panel Street Lights

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    Security agencies in Kaduna have arrested 22 suspects for vandalising and stealing solar street lights installed by the Kaduna State Government. Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai disclosed on Wednesday that 19 out of the 22 suspects have been charged to court. Aruwan, further reiterated the state government’s commitment to prosecute anyone found vandalizing or stealing public properties, he stated that,”…security operatives have arrested 22 suspects for vandalizing and stealing of Solar StreetLights. Scrap Iron Scavengers fixed by the…

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  • Anti Graft War: PMB To Sign Order On Transparency

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    Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN yesterday said that President Muhammadu Buhari will soon sign an executive order on  transparency and efficiency in government. This, he said is part of the President Buhari’s efforts to entrench his fight against corruption in the country. The Minister who made this known…

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