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DSS Re-arrests Journalist For Supporting Sowore On Social Media

Barely 24 hours after releasing a former Politics Editor with Daily Trust, Ibrahim Dan-Halilu, the Department of State Services on Wednesday arrested him again in Kaduna State. Dan-Halilu was arrested on Sunday for supporting the #RevolutionNow movement led by SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore. A source close to the journalist said, “Dan-Halilu was arrested on Sunday…

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2 Canadians, 2 Americans Reportedly Kidnapped In Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of four foreign nationals along Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State. Two escorts with the Nigeria Police Force were reportedly killed by the armed kidnappers, before the foreigners were abducted. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Mukhtar Aliyu confirmed that the foreign nationals included…

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President Buhari In Kaduna To Commission $150m Feed Mill

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday was in Kaduna State to commission the $150 million integrated feed mill, breeding farm, and hatchery. Called the Olam Facility, it has the capacity to produce 1.6 million chicks every week, and is said to be expected to employ 8,000 Nigerians through direct and indirect labor, and 200 veterinary doctors. The Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo was also in…

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Kaduna State Governor Dissolves All LG Councils

 Governor Nasir el-Rufai   Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufai on Wednesday announced the dissolution of the Interim Management Committees of the 23 local government councils in the state, reports Premium Times. The governor, through his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement, explained that the decision was based on the expiration…

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