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Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai In Self-Isolation After Being Exposed To COVID-19

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has gone into quarantine again after being exposed to the coronavirus The Governor disclosed the news on Twitter, stating that he had been notified of more positive COVID-19 test results of persons close to him which included an immediate family member and senior officials of the Kaduna State Government. He said as a precautionary measure…

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Former Kaduna Governor, Balarabe Musa, Reportedly Dead At 84

Ex-Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, who was the first governor in the history of Nigeria to be impeached, has died. He was 84 years old. Senator Shehu Sani, a former lawmaker from Kaduna, disclosed the news on his official Twitter account on Wednesday, writing, “Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died. May Allah forgive his soul and grant…

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ICYMI: Rahama Sadau Probed Over Indecent Dressing And Blasphemy Claims

Kaduna police have reportedly begun investigating Kannywood actress Rahama Sadau after the racy photos she shared on social media triggered defamatory comments against Holy Prophet Mohammed. Sadau, known for playing a wholesome teacher in TV series “Shuga,” shelved a family trip to Dubai and made a detour to Kaduna to honour the police invitation on Saturday following the controversy, Daily Nigerian…

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#EndSARS: Northern Governors Chime Support For Regulation Of Social Media

Members of the Northern Governors Forum have backed the Federal Government’s proposition to censor social media, lamenting the devastating effect of “uncontrolled social media” in spreading fake news and fueling crisis At a meeting in Kaduna with traditional rulers from the region, the Inspector General of Police, and the President of the Senate on Monday, the governors who…

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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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