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#EndSARS: Kaduna Governor El-Rufai Approves Panel Of Inquiry Into Police Violence

Kaduna Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai has constituted a judicial panel to probe acts involving police brutality in the state amid ongoing protests calling for an end to extra-judicial killings by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. El-Rufai announced this on Friday in a public statement which he shared on Twitter. According to him, the commission of inquiry will be…

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Kaduna Approves Law Allowing Castration, Fallopian Tube Removal As Rape Penalty

Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna has signed a Penal Code (Amendment) Law that recommends the surgical castration for male rapists and removal of Fallopian tubes for their female counterparts in the state. According to Daily Post, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser on Media and Communication to the governor noted that these new provisions also updates the penalties…

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Tolulope Arotile: Police Arraign Two Suspects Over Celebrated Flying Officer’s Death

Kaduna Police have arraigned two brothers, Nehemiah and David Adejo before a Chief Magistrate court sitting in the state capital, in connection with the death of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile. According to Channels Television, the first accused person, Nehemiah was arraigned on a two-count charge of culpable homicide under Section 190 of…

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Singer Joel Amadi Calls Out Kaduna Govt After Losing Father To Herdsmen Attack

Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Joel Amadi aka Joe El has lost his father to Fulani herdsmen amid the incessant killings in Southern Kaduna. While sharing the news via Twitter on Saturday, the Kennis Music signee confirmed that his father was shot dead. He also called out governor Nasir El-Rufai and accused of him of not doing enough to curb terrorism in the state. He…

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Kaduna Discharges 35 More Almajiri Children After COVID-19 Recovery

  35 additional Almajiri children who earlier tested positive for the vodel coronavirus have been discharged by Kaduna State government following their recovery from the disease. The Commissioner for Health in Kaduna, Dr Amina Baloni, announced this in a statement on Thursday night. She explained that the kids were discharged from the isolation centre in…

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12 More Coronavirus Patients Discharged In Kaduna State

Twelve more COVID-19 patients who tested positive for Coronavirus in Kano have been discharged after recovering from the disease, according to the Kaduna state Government. Among the discharged patients are 11 Almajiris which brings the total number of Coronavirus patients discharged in the north-western state to 27. Governor Nasir El-Rufai disclosed the development in a tweet, “KADUNA…

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Kaduna State Governor, El-Rufai Recovers From COVID-19, Tests Negative Twice

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has announced his recovery from COVID-19 after he twice tested negative to the virus. The governor disclosed this development in a series tweet on his official handle on Wednesday, thanking God for his recovery. “KADUNA UPDATE: “I am delighted to report today, that after nearly four weeks of observing a…

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Bello El-Rufai Apologizes After Threatening To Gang-Rape Twitter User’s Mother

Some days ago, Bello El-Rufai, the son of Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, sparked serious conversation on social media after getting into an arguments about politics with a Twitter user and now he’s issuing a letter of apology. The drama started when Bello tweeted that the President of the USA, Donald Trump has been an incompetent leader since coronavirus started. He wrote: ”There…

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Coronavirus: Travellers Passing Through Kaduna State To Be Quarantined 14 Days

The Kaduna State Government has announced that travellers passing through the state would be quarantined for 14 days in an isolation facility or sent back to departure point for refusal. The notice was issued at the end of the weekly meeting of the state committee on COVID-19. According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland…

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