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Soldiers feared dead in Kaduna attack

Nigerian troops

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Twelve soldiers were feared killed on Tuesday night when bandits attacked them at Kampanin Doka Village in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The soldiers were said to part of a special force deployed in the area to protect expatriates and people working on a new road linking

Army denies demolishing APC Secretariat in Kaduna

•Issues 3-day ultimatum to retract statement Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has denied the report that their personnel were used to enforce the controversial demolition of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Secretariat in Kaduna State. The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, in a statement on Wednesday, said the

Armed Gunmen Kidnap PDP Chieftain in Kaduna

Five heavily armed Gunmen have kidnapped a chieftain of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Musa Danbaba Saya-Saya in Kaduna State around 1,00 am Tuesday morning. The gunmen stormed Saya-Saya village in Ikara Local Government area of Kaduna State around where they forced their way into the residence Musa Danbaba Saya-Saya a former State Treasurer

Kidnappers kill 2 policemen, abduct 2 Canadians, 2 Americans

By Moses Kolo/Mohammad Tijjani Kidnappers have killed two Nigerian policemen and abducted two Americans and two Canadians in Kaduna state. The foreigners were kidnapped on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko Local Government Area on their way to Abuja from Kafanchan and Kaura. They were ambushed around 7:00 PM on Tuesday. Kidnapping is rife in the Kaduna axis of

HURIWA calls for arrest of Miyetti Allah officials over Benue killings

•Condemns APC governors over 2019 Buhari's endorsement Babatunde Opalana  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), a  civil rights organization and  pro-democracy group has asked the federal government to order the arrest and prosecution of the national officials of the Fulani Herdsmen's union- Miyetti Allah Cattle Owners Association for the alleged threats

Sheikh Zakzaky critically ill, needs urgent medical attention-IMN 

Babatunde Opalana  The Islamic Movement In Nigeria (IMN) has raised an alarm on the health condition of its leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, who was said to be critically ill and in urgent need of the best medical attention possible. The Movement claimed that the almost  67 years old Zakzaky’s health is deteriorating as

NAF aircraft crashes in Kaduna, pilot confirmed dead

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Air Beetle Aircraft  crashed  in Kaduna on Thursday while on a mission , killing the pilot in the process. The Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Cdre Olatokunbo Adesanya, who confirmed this development did not state the kind of operations being undertaken by