Soldiers kill 3 terrorists in Kaduna

Soldiers of the Nigerian Army have killed three terrorists in transit to repair their motorcycles around  Kidandan Village, Giwa Local Government of Kaduna State. The troops were said to have laid an ambush for the terrorists following an intelligence report.…

Bandits kill villager, kidnap 7 women in Kaduna

Bandits operating around villages in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State have attacked Banono settlement under Angwaku community in Kufana Chiefdom where one person was shot dead and eight other people abducted. The deceased has been identified as Christopher…

Insecurity: Police order patrols around Kano schools

The Kano State Police Commissioner, Hussaini Gumel, has directed Operational Commanders and Divisional Police Officers to intensify patrols around all the primary and secondary schools as well as all tertiary institutions in the state. This is contained in a statement…

Barber docked for allegedly stealing foodstuffs

A 30-year-old barber, Faith Samuel, was on Wednesday docked in an Upper Customary Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, for allegedly stealing foodstuff. The police charged Samuel with criminal trespass, burglary, mischief and theft, contrary to the provisions of sections 327,…

NNN workers stage protest over non-payment of benefits in Kaduna

Former New Nigerian Newspapers workers have staged a peaceful protest over non-payment of their retirement benefits in Kaduna State. The workers and their union, during the protest, called on the Northern Governors Forum, chaired by Gombe State Governor Inuwa Yahaya,…

World Neglected Disease Day: Over 5 million people risk river blindness, elephantiasis in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Commissioner for health, Umma K Ahmed, has disclosed that over 5 million people in the State are at the risk of contacting tropical diseases such as river blindness and elephantiasis, among others. Daily Sun gathered that the…

Benin-Ore Expressway kidnappers freed my father after N3m ransom –son

A man, Akeem Kareem, has regained freedom after spending about three days in the den of kidnappers who abducted him along the Benin-Ore Expressway last Wednesday. Sunday Special had reported that Kareem’s son, Sefiu, cried out over the abduction of…

I lost 34 family members To Kaduna bombing – Resident

Idris Dahiru, a resident of Tudun Biri in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State says that 34 of his family members were killed in the Nigerian Army’s aerial bombardment Sunday evening. Daily Trust reports that more than 90 villagers…

Nigerian Army admits bombing villagers in error  – Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government says the Nigerian Army has claimed responsibility for dropping a bomb on Tudun Biri in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State which left no fewer than 30 villagers dead on Sunday. The PUNCH reports that…

Air Force jet crashes in Niger State

An aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force has crashed in Niger State. The ill-fated aircraft was said to be heading to Kaduna State when the unfortunate incident happened on Monday. In a statement, Director of Public Relations and Information…

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