Tag Archives: Kaduna

ICYMI: Kaduna Reopens Of Religious Centres Despite Rise In COVID-9 Cases

Kaduna State Government has announced the reopening of religious centres across the state amid the daily increase of Coronavirus cases. Governor Nasir El-Rufai gave the directives on Tuesday in a state-wide broadcast urging that churches should conduct services only on Sundays and Mosques would hold Ju’mat prayers only Fridays for the time being. He also said the reopening of…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Stands At 6,401 With 226 New Infections

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has recorded 226 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 6,401. The health agency who disclosed the news on Twitter late Tuesday noted that of the 226 new cases, 131 are in Lagos, 25 are in Ogun, while 15 are in Plateau state. Other states that…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 196 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Reaches 1,728

On Wednesday, Nigeria recorded 196 cases of coronavirus, its highest daily figure since the first case was recorded in February. Before the new cases were announced, the highest daily figure was 195 recorded on Tuesday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also recorded seven deaths from the disease, bringing the total number of deaths to 51…

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#FreeMubarakBala: Kaduna Police Arrest Nigerian Atheist, Mubarak Bala For Reportedly Insulting Prophet Muhammad

According to circulating online reports, Mubarak Bala, a Nigerian activist and atheist, has been arrested by the Kaduna Police Command after insulting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. Bala, who is the president of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, and advisory board member of the International Association of Atheists, was arrested due to his Facebook posts questioning the existence of…

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Buhari Has Promoted Tribalism In The Military, Nigeria Not Worth Dying For — Bishop Kukah

On Tuesday, 11th February 2020, the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah expressed displeasure with the alleged poor management of Nigeria in his homily before the burial of a seminarian killed by kidnappers in Kaduna, The Punch reports. He lamented that citizens of some countries were willing to risk their lives for their nations…

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EFCC Releases Senator Shehu Sani On N10m Bail, Reunites With His Family

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Senator Shehu Sani, who is facing charges from alleged extortion from detention after he perfected his bail conditions on Thursday evening, January 30. Sahara Reporters stated that the former lawmaker who represented Kaduna central senatorial district in the National Assembly reunited with his family shortly after…

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