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Nigerian police to establish Counter Terrorism Unit in kaduna

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) is set to establish a new Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) Base in Kaduna to fight criminal activities along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway. The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu announced this on Tuesday at a meeting of the Forum of Northern Traditional Rulers, in Kaduna State. The

INEC declares El-Rufai winner of Kaduna governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared incumbent governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, as winner of the governorship polls. El-Rufai polled a total of 1, 045, 427 votes, defeating his closest rival, Isa Ashiru of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who scored a total of 814, 168 votes. The state

Death toll in kajuru killings now 130 — El-rufai

The Kaduna State Governor,. Nasir el-Rufai has said the death toll as a result of the communal clash in the Kajuru Local Government Area of the state has risen to 130 as against the previous figure of 66. El-Rufai stated this when he spoke to State House correspondents after briefing a

66 reportedly killed in fresh Kaduna violence

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Kaduna state government has confirmed the killing of no fewer than 66 persons in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state on Friday, the eve of Nigeria's presidential elections. The media aide to Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i,Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a statement  on Friday in Kaduna.. He informed that security

Probe El-Rufai’s over ‘body bags’ threat, Group tells security agencies, NHRC

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) on Friday demanded that security agencies and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) should investigate and document the recent inciting comments by governor Ahmad Nasir El-Rufai because they constitute infractions on the electoral laws of Nigeria.  According to TMG, a coalition of over 400 civic organizations,

El-Rufai issues death threat on foreigners that intervene in elections

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has threatened to kill foreigners that intervenes in the forthcoming general elections. Speaking on NTA live programme on Tuesday evening, El-Rufai said Nigeria is an independent and sovereign state and would never bow to foreign powers. “Those that are calling for anyone to come and intervene in

Hate Speech: CAN warns El-rufai against plot to arrest, prosecute Pastor Enenche

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN) has warned Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai against plans to arrest an arraign Founder and Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr Paul Enenche in Kaduna over alleged hate speech. It was alleged that Enenche’s speech escalated recent killings that rocked Kasuwan