Kaduna to commence payment of N30,000 pension for retirees this month

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Kaduna State government yesterday said it would commence the payment of N30, 000 pension to its retirees who are on the old defined benefits pension scheme this month. A statement from the Government House in Kaduna said the decision would upgrade 11,511 pensioners who were previously earning less than N30,000 as monthly pension. The statement signed by Mr. Muyiwa Adekeye, special adviser on media and communication to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, said all government agencies had received a circular from the Office of the Head of Service to effect the new…

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Gunmen kill 2 farmers in Kaduna

Two persons were yesterday reported killed by gunmen at Agon village in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The killing followed an attack on houses of the victims early Thursday, two days after three policemen were gruesomely murdered by gunmen at a checkpoint between Fadan Karshi and Aboro village in the area. The incident left the villagers in fear as according to residents, there was no provocation to warrant the killing. The Vice Chairman of Sanga LGA, Alhaji Abba Abubakar Abba Umar, said those killed were Monday Kura and…

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Report: Three feared dead as police, Shiites clash in Kaduna

*Group marches in Abuja The Islamic Movement of Nigeria ( IMN) on Tuesday made good their threat as they marched on the streets of Abuja to observe its Ashura procession. Members of the movement converged on Wuse market as early as 7 a m and marched toward the popular Berger roundabout. The protesters were seen waving flags with arabic inscriptions and chanting anti-government songs. The protesters hurriedly dispersed on sighting armed policemen to avoid being arrested. The protest caused gridlock in many parts of the city. Kubwa and Mararaba expressways…

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Police: Armed men in military uniform kidnap five in Kaduna

The police in Kaduna have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis. The Command Public Relations Officer, Yakubu Sabo, confirmed this in a statement on Saturday in Kaduna. Sabo said on August 23 at about 2300hrs, the head of Malali police division reported that he received a distress call that armed men in military uniform blocked the access road to Babatunde Fashola Housing Estate, Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna and intercepted a Honda Accord Reg.…

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Police: Armed men in military uniform kidnap five in Kaduna

The police in Kaduna have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis. The Command Public Relations Officer, Yakubu Sabo, confirmed this in a statement on Saturday in Kaduna. Sabo said on August 23 at about 2300hrs, the head of Malali police division reported that he received a distress call that armed men in military uniform blocked the access road to Babatunde Fashola Housing Estate, Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna and intercepted a Honda Accord Reg.…

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Police: Armed men in military uniform kidnap five in Kaduna

The police in Kaduna have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis. The Command Public Relations Officer, Yakubu Sabo, confirmed this in a statement on Saturday in Kaduna. Sabo said on August 23 at about 2300hrs, the head of Malali police division reported that he received a distress call that armed men in military uniform blocked the access road to Babatunde Fashola Housing Estate, Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna and intercepted a Honda Accord Reg.…

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Police: Armed men in military uniform kidnap five in Kaduna

The police in Kaduna have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis. The Command Public Relations Officer, Yakubu Sabo, confirmed this in a statement on Saturday in Kaduna. Sabo said on August 23 at about 2300hrs, the head of Malali police division reported that he received a distress call that armed men in military uniform blocked the access road to Babatunde Fashola Housing Estate, Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna and intercepted a Honda Accord Reg.…

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Kaduna, private investors partner to build N3.9bn city mall

Kaduna State government yesterday said that it was partnering with other private investors to build the Kaduna Galaxy Mall worth N3.9 billion in the state capital. This was as Governor Nasir el-Rufai said his earlier plan to ensure the construction of world standard city mall was delayed due to location. Speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony and signing of the contract for the mall, Governor el-Rufai said the delay was occasioned by the change in the original site for the project to a more central one within the metropolis. The governor…

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Kaduna police arrest 79 suspected criminals, recover 439 cattle

The Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested no fewer than 79 suspected criminals and recovered 439 cattle in the state last month. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Ali Janga, made the disclosure at a press briefing at Rijana, Kachia Local Government Area of the state. “The gallant determination of our crack operatives such as SARS, AKU, IRT, and other units have again recorded some successes with the apprehension of 79 suspects for various crimes.” Janga said the suspects were arrested over criminal conspiracy, armed…

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Two killed, scores injured as Kaduna community protest ‘accidental discharge’

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There was an uneasy calm in the Northern part of Kaduna metropolis following a protest in Kawo over the killing of a trader by security operatives trying to rescue a suspected Kidnapper from lynching. This is as residents of Kawo community have also lynched a man, alleged to be a kidnapper while attempting to abduct a resident in the area. Our correspondent gathered that trouble started around 8 am in the morning on Monday when residents of the area received information that some kidnappers, numbering three, attempted to abduct a…

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