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32 Killed In Latest Kaduna Attack, Police Says

By Longtong Ibrahim The Kaduna state Police command has confirmed the killings of 32 persons mostly women and children in the recent clashes between villagers and herdsmen in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state in northwestern Nigeria. They also said peace has been restored in the area. Briefing newsmen on Wednesday, the state Commissioner […]

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Nigeria: Open Your Doors To Eminent Indigenes Of Kaduna State — Tijjani Ramalan To El-Rufai

By Amos Tauna Executive Chairman of ATAR Communication Nigeria Limited, Tijjani Ramalan, has tasked governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State in northern Nigeria, to open his doors to advise from eminent indigenes of the state. “It is in your best interest as a leader and also take note that the crop of your advisers who rally around you calling […]

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Northern Nigeria – Based Journalist Regains Freedom From Police Incarceration

Nigerian Police in Katsina on Sunday released a northern Nigeria based journalist, Danjuma Katsina, arrested Saturday night over a post on a Facebook page he runs — Katsina City News. The police did not issue a statement on the journalist’s arrest. But a top ranking police official told an official of the Nigerian Guild Of Editors, […]

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Nigeria: Tangale Youth Say Government’s Inaction Reason For Lingering Crisis In The Area

By Auwal Mohammed, Gombe (Nigeria) — Tangale Community Development Association (TCDA), Youth Wing has accused Gombe State government in northeast Nigeria for inaction over the lingering crisis of 26 years in the areas in the state. Caretaker chairman of TCDA, Youth Wing, Mr. Maikwada Maikenti made the accusation at a press briefing in Billiri town […]

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Nigerian Journalists Warn Gov. El-Rufai Over ‘Persecution Of Journalists’

By Amos Tauna The headquarters of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has expressed dismay by the remanding in prison for the second time of a Kaduna based journalist, Luka Binniyat, and issued a stern warning to governor Nasir El-Rufai to desist from harassing journalists in the state. In a statement by its National Secretary, Shuaibu […]

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Nigeria: FCE Gombe Lecturers Urge Government To Sack Provost, Bursar

By Auwal Mohammed, Gombe (Nigeria) — Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) of the Federal College of Education (Technical) Gombe state Northeast Nigeria, has embarked on strike action and urged Federal Government to sack the College Provost Dr. Gimba Abbas, and the Bursar, Mallam Nuhu Palladan. Secretary of the Union, Dr. Abimbola Nurudeen Gbolahan, disclosed this […]

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Nigeria: Policeman Killed As Boundary Riot Rages In Gombe

By Gbenga Adeniji AN unidentified policeman has lost his life in a boundary riot between residents of the Billiri and Shongom council areas in Gombe State. Eyewitnesses said the policeman was killed when hoodlums stormed Billiri and burnt houses in Kufai and Kolkos in the council area. The deceased was among the security operatives deployed […]

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El-Zakzaky’s N2bn Suit Against Nigerian Army Adjourns To June 30

By Amos Tauna The N2bn suit filed at Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria by El Zakzaky against Nigerian Army, Chief of Army Staff and three others which came up on Thursday for hearing has been adjourned to 30th June. The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky in the […]

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