Bandits Invade Catholic Seminary In Kaduna, Abduct Students

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 671 total views Bandits have invaded Saint Albert’s Catholic Institute of Philosophy in Kagoma, Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State in the early hours of Tuesday. A Catholic priest who pleaded anonymity said some students were abducted, while others escaped the attack. The Public Relations Officer of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union, SOKAPU, Luka Biniyat told ait.live that 6 students escaped from the bandits while some are still missing. The priest who pleaded anonymity said that the number of casualties is yet to be ascertained, as the school authority will…

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NAFDAC To Clamp Down On Illegal Herbal Medicine Dealers In Kaduna

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 643 total views,  2 views today The National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC)  says it will clampdown on unethical and illegal advertisement of herbal medicines in Kaduna State. The State Coordinator, Mr Nasiru Mato, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Kaduna. He said the excesses and arbitrary advertisement of herbal medicine products in the state were quite alarming and needed to be checked. “Herbal medicines or traditional medicines as they are often called are as old as man himself, in…

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Kaduna Students Opt For Vocational Skills As Schools Remain Shut Over Insecurity

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 1,865 total views Spike in insecurity has compelled parents in Kaduna to send their children to learn vocational skills since the state government postponed schools reopening indefinitely. Newsmen report that the state government announced the postponement of schools resumption till further notice on Aug. 6 as advised by security agencies. According to the state government, the closure was in the best interest of the pupils and students to ensure their safety, following series of attacks on schools by bandits and kidnappers. Ibrahim Yusuf, a father of two told newsmen on Friday…

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Muslim Lawyers In Kaduna Withdraw From NBA Conference Over El-Rufai’s Dis-invitation

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 459 total views,  2 views today The Kaduna state branch of Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN) has announced its withdrawal from the forthcoming annual general conference of the Nigerian Bar Association over the dis-invitation of the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, as one of the Speakers at the conference. At a press conference in Kaduna on Saturday, the group through its Chairman, Abbas Masanawa, noted that the decision of the NBA National Executive Committee to rescind an invite based on unsubstantiated allegations and without fair hearing from the Governor was deemed as…

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El-Rufai Reacts To NBA’s Decision To Drop Him As Speaker At 2020 Conference

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 539 total views Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State says he is not deterred by the decision of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to remove him as one of its speakers for the body’s 2020 Conference. The NBA had, following a petition against the governor by some lawyers – due to security issues in Kaduna –  removed El-Rufai as a speaker in the event scheduled to hold virtually from August 24-26, 2020. But in a statement on behalf of the governor, Special Adviser to the former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister,…

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Col. Abubakar Umar Denies Being Member Of New Political Group

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 256 total views The Movement of Unity and Progress has said that former Military Governor of the old Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar, is not a member of a new political movement, the ‘National Consultative Forum’, NCF. The fiery Umar, who is the Chairman of the Kaduna-based MUP disclosed that he was not consulted by the championing the new political movement. The NCF had announced its formation on Wednesday and the former governor and some other prominent Nigerians were named as members. Umar was listed alongside a former President of the…

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