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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 State House Of Assembly Passes Bill Prescribing Castration For Rapists

The Kaduna state House of Assembly on Thursday, September 10 a bill that recommends total castration as punishment for anyone convicted of rape in the state. The Assembly reportedly gave the approval following the passage of a bill to amend the Kaduna state penal court law, 2017, by the lawmakers. The assembly announced the approval…

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Kaduna Governor El-Rufai Says It Costs N400K To Treat Each COVID-19 Patient

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai revealed that the cost of treating COVID-19 patients is very expensive while calling on northern traditional rulers not to relent in leading campaigns to halt the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the region. The governor who made the call at the executive committee meeting of the traditional rulers chaired by the Sultan of…

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Fresh Kaduna Attacks Reportedly Leaves 22 Dead, Properties Destroyed

Kaduna reported another unrest on Thursday as gunmen invaded four communities in Zangon Kataf council area of the state, killing 22 persons and setting ablaze a number of buildings. Even with curfew in place, Guardian Nigeria reports that the victims were mainly women and children, while scores scampered for safety. The affected settlements are Apyiashyim,…

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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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COVID-19: Governors Discuss Reopening Of Economy, Other Pressing Issues

On Wednesday July 8, members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) held a virtual meeting to discuss issues affecting the country, including impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on citizens and the economy. At the conference which was presided by the NGF Chairman and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, the governors resolved to approve the work of…

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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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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai Debunks Reports That He’s In Intensive Care

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has dismissed reports that he’s in an intensive care unit in Lagos. El-Rufai in a tweet posted on Monday disclosed that he is working from the isolation centre while sharing photos from his virtual meeting of State Standing Committee on Covid-19. The meeting was Chaired by his…

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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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