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Kaduna Records 43,000 Passengers In First 11 Days Of Abuja Airport Closure

*10,000 passengers take FG's free bus shuttle between Abuja & Kaduna airports *Tight security reported on Abuja-Kaduna routes-Presidency *Media tour of Abuja airport this week to observe progress of runway repair More than 43,000 passengers passed through the Kaduna Airport in its first 11 days of operations as the alternative to the Abuja Airport, according to the latest data submitted to the Presidenc ...

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Ehiopian Airlines First To Arrive Kaduna As NCAA Declares Airport Fit

Abuja Airport:To be Temporarily closed The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has declared the Kaduna International Airport, Kaduna, fit and ready for 24 hours local and international operations. All necessary steps to ensure that the status of the Airport as an Alternate Airport to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, (NAIA), during the closure have been put in place. The navigational aid ...

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The Killing Fields of Kaduna State and the Maikori Affair, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Kaduna State is characterised by a marked identity pattern in which there is a polarization between two groups. On the one hand, the Hausa-Fulani community, mainly from Zaria Emirate to the north, which has over the past five hundred years, has had “implantations” in the area now known as Southern Kaduna, which was previously known as Southern Zaria and was under the authority of Zaria Emirate. In Zangon Ka ...

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Closure Of Abuja Airport: Health Ministry Targets Safety On Kaduna Highway

The Federal Government of Nigeria has mapped out strategies to ensure commuters’ safety on the Abuja-Kaduna highway corridor as the government planned to close the Abuja Airport for six weeks to carry out maintenance work. This development was sequel to the recent announcement by the Federal Government to close the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on the 8th of March for repair of the runway and t ...

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Police Intensify Search For German Archaeologists In Kaduna

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police,Ibrahim Idris has directed a deployment of men towards  the search for  the kidnappers of two German archaeologists in Kaduna state. A statement by Force Spokesman, CSP Jimoh  Moshood,  Thursday said,  "the IGP has deployed Special Police Forces comprising the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU), the Anti Kidnapping Unit, the Counter ...

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El-Rufai Shakes Up Cabinet, Appoints New Perm. Secs

(Press Release) Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has effected a cabinet reshuffle. The comprehensive rejig of senior personnel includes the swapping of commissioners, the nomination of new commissioners, the appointment of new permanent secretaries and some retirements. Announcing the decision during a meeting of the state executive council, the governor thanked all members of the team for the successes ...

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Shaikh Zakzaky To Be Handed Over To KDSG

The Federal government is set to hand over Sheikh Zakzaky to Kaduna State for trial any moment from now. This followed the recent signing of papers authorizing this by the Attorney General of the federation (AGF), Malami Abubakar. IMN which disclosed this in a statement  added further that its  reliable sources confirmed to us that Kaduna State government had requested for the Sheikh to be handed over for s ...

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Kaduna Court To Rule On Bail Application For Imn Members

The Honourable Justice Hajara T. Gwada of High Court No. 12 NDA Kaduna has adjourned till the 1st day of March 2017 for ruling on a bail application filed by 11 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria.  90 of the members of the Movement are standing trial before her on a case of culpable homicide, rioting, breach of public peace and obstruction of high way arising from the incident of December 12, 2015 i ...

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Vodacom Chief Hails El-Rufai As ICT Partnership Is Unveiled

  Kaduna State Government and telecoms giant Vodacom today announced an ICT for development initiative. The goal of this partnership is to support mass service delivery in healthcare, education and agriculture through the deployment of tailored ICT solutions to promote greater efficiency in each sector. The new partnership was unveiled in Kaduna Monday at a joint press briefing by Malam Nasir El-Rufai, ...

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Southern Kaduna: Journalist Charged To Court Over False Story On Killing Of Five Students

A journalist has been arraigned before a magistrate court in Kaduna on charges of falsifying a report on 24th January, 2017, that five students of Kaduna State College of Education were killed by Fulani herdsmen in Southern Kaduna. The journalist, Mr. Luka Binniyat was interrogated on Monday by operatives of Department of State Services (DSS) before he was further handed over to the Police. A security sourc ...

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