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    Metro JUST IN: Angry youth attack soldier for killing a shoe-seller in Kaduna - Daily Trust

    There was confusion at Sheikh Gumi Central Market on Thursday when a soldier allegedly stabbed a shoe-seller as angry youths in the market descended on him, seriously injuring him in the process. Witnesses told Daily Trust at the scene of the incident that the soldier who was in mufti took the...
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    Business Kaduna govt seals 2 banks’ premises over N295m unpaid taxes – Newtelegraph

    The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KDIRS) yesterday sealed the premises of Keystone Bank and First City Monument Bank (FCMB) in Kaduna over alleged unpaid taxes. The Executive Chairman of the Service, Dr. Zaid Abubakar told newsmen in Kaduna that the banks allegedly owed the state...
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    Metro 4 seminarians kidnapped in Kaduna named – P.M. News

    Four seminarians kidnapped in Kaduna by gunmen have been named by a leading Catholic charity, Aid to the Church In Need.They are Pius Kanwai, 19, Peter Umenukor, 23, Stephen Amos, 23, and 18-year-old Michael Nnadi..... Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/2RhtMRC Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Gunmen ‘kill 35’ in Kaduna, demand ‘N100m ransom’ for 58 victims - The Cable

    About 35 people have been reportedly killed and another 58 abducted after suspected bandits invaded 10 communities in Chikun and Birnin Gwari local government areas of Kaduna state. The gunmen were said to have invaded the villages and carried out the attacks on January 6, and subsequently...
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    Metro EXCLUSIVE: Shehu Sani Writes Letter From Detention, Dares EFCC, Nigerian Government To Publish Any Evidence Against Him – Sahara Reporters

    Activist and former Kaduna-Central lawmaker at the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, has challenged the Nigerian Government to provide evidence against him as the 14-day order for his detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes expires. Sani, a fierce critic of President Muhammadu...
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    Metro Photo of a visually impaired man who sells banana in Kaduna to pay bills and train his children in school – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Mohammed Hassan shared a photo of a visually impaired man who sells banana in Kaduna with his son as a guide. He captioned the photo;"I have encounter, with this wonderful blind man selling banana at... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – https://ift.tt/37VERhU Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics 10 people have shown interest to succeed me in 2023 – El-Rufai – Legit.ng

    Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufia, has said that though 10 people are preparing to succeed him, the ambition is too early. The governor also said that contrary to the rumour making the rounds, he has not picked anyone to replace him at the expiration of his tenure … Read more via Legit.ng...
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    Metro Gas Explosion Kills Five, Injures Four in Kaduna – Thisdaylive

    Five persons were saturday killed in a gas explosion, which occurred in the Sabon Tasha area of Kaduna State. The State Police Command gave the figure in a statement.... Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2sNl6Ks Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Just In: Heavily-armed gunmen attack Kaduna-Abuja train – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A group of unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, have attacked an Abuja bound train with ‘ballistics’. The supposed train left the Rigassa station in Kaduna at about 10 am before it was attacked by the gunmen at Katari, about 70 kilometers from Abuja. A Read more via Welcome To Ladun...
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    Metro Shehu Sani’s accuser to appear before EFCC investigators as ex-senator remains detained over alleged extortion of $10,000 – Legit.ng

    Sani Dauda, the businessman whose accusation reportedly resulted in the arrest of former senator, Shehu Sani, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is to testify before the agency on Thursday, January 2, 2020. This is as Sani, who represented Kaduna Central... Read more via...
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    Metro How Senator Shehu Sani Got Into Trouble With EFCC Over Car Dealer’s $30,000 – Nairaland

    Details of what brought former Kaduna State Senator and civil rights activist, Shehu Sani, into trouble with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and resulting in his Tuesday’s arrest and detention, emerged last night.... Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/36cH7Ru Get More...
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    Metro EFCC arrests Shehu Sani ‘over extortion’ - The Cable

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Shehu Sani, former senator representing Kaduna central. An EFCC source said Sani was arrested for collecting money from a businessman, promising to pass it on to Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the anti-graft agency. TheCable...
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    Politics Supreme court upholds elections of Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state, Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, and Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state – LIB

    The Supreme Court today Wednesday December 18th, affirmed the election of Nasir El-Rufai as Kaduna State governor. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Centus Nweze, the apex court ruled that the appeal filed by Mr Isa Ashiru of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) challenging El-Rufai’s...
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    Metro Former court registrar, wife arrested for money laundering – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A former staff of the Judiciary and his spouse have been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on a charge which borders on money laundering. A statement by the commission says Mr. Joseph Etefia Udoh, a former Registrar with the Kaduna...
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    Politics What El-Rufai said about Obasanjo during visit to Kaduna – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday hailed former Nigeria President, Olusegun Obasanjo. El-Rufai described Obasanjo as a mentor, whom he learnt some of his skills from.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2qNHd2u Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Obasanjo in Kaduna, praises el-Rufai – Newtelegraph

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, paid an unscheduled visit to Kaduna State, where he held a closed door meeting with Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai. The meeting, which took many, including government officials by surprise.... Read more via Newtelegraph –...
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    Metro Iran says in contact with Buhari over El-Zakzaky – P.M. News

    Iran constantly pursues the case of Nigeria’s top Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky through diplomatic contacts with the Nigerian government in line with efforts to help improve his health, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said. Abbas Mousavi told reporters in … Read more via P.M...
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    Politics Governor El-Rufai Signs N259.25 Billion Kaduna State 2020 Budget Into Law – The Trent Newspaper

    Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State, has signed the 2020 budget of the state into law after its passage by the State House of Assembly. Hadiza Balarabe, the deputy governor, who was the acting governor of the.... Read more via The Trent Newspaper – https://ift.tt/364TjD5 Get More...
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    Politics President Buhari unveils made in Nigeria Armored vehicles – P.M. News

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday unveiled locally produced mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles named Ezugwu and other armored vehicles. The vehicles were designed to carry out the insertion and... Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/34N71dA Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Governor El-Rufai Spotted Controlling Traffic On Express Road (Watch Video) – Naijaloaded

    Kaduna governor was seen re-directing commuters on the right way to go following a heavy traffic gridlock. The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai was yesterday spotted controlling traffic at Kaduna-Zaria Express Road.... Read more via Naijaloaded – https://ift.tt/2sFAB6Z Get More...