GANDUJE LAMENTS KILLING OF 16 KANO INDIGENES ON ABUJA- KADUNA HIGHWAY

Governor Ganduje of Kano State has expressed shock over the killing of 16 Dambatta indigenes by gunmen while on the Abuja-Kaduna highway. The governor also commiserated with the families of the deceased, the people of Dambatta local government area and Kano State in general. “We were shocked with the bad news of the death of 16 Dambatta indigenes on Abuja-Kaduna highway, they were travelling from Abuja to Kano, and were killed during an attack from unidentified gunmen. The news is devastating and frustrating.” “May Allah accept their martyrdom and may…

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3 KILLED AS BANDITS TAKE OVERBABUJA-KADUNA, ZARIA FUNTUA ROADS

By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna Hours after they were repelled and prevented by security operatives from kidnapping travelers, bandits, on Tuesday descended on Maigiginya community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. They killed two persons and injured two others. The latest attack came barely eight days after armed bandits killed two persons and kidnapped many, including nine ABU students on the ever-busy Kaduna-Abuja Highway. It also came a day after gunmen struck on Monday night, killing a driver and causing accidents where many were injured. But, security operatives were…

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12 KILLED IN KADUNA AS BANDITS ATTACK COMMUNITY

FILE: Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai ‌ Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Some bandits have attacked Albasi village in Sabon Brinin in the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State and killed eleven persons. The bandits were said to have stormed the village on Monday afternoon and shot indiscriminately at the villagers as they escaped into the forest. Also, on Sunday, bandits invaded another village, Maraban Kajuru, killing one person while abducting two. This was as the Kaduna State Government said on Monday that eight students of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,…

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1 SHOT AS KIDNAPPERS OPERATE ALONG ABUJA-KADUNA EXPRESSWAY, SEE PICS

Reports from Kaduna states that a kidnapping operation occurred along the Abuja Kaduna Expressway today. The raid reportedly occurred at Akilubu, After Doka Community in Kachia Local Government Area, Kaduna State, Nigeria. Footage shows cars stopped along the highway and a man shot by the kidnappers as well-meaning individuals try to save the man. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seZbF1QVY9Q  

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VILLAGE HEAD, 12 OTHERS KILLED IN SEPARATE INCIDENTS IN KADUNA

By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna Gunmen suspected to be bandits terrorising Birnin-Gwari and Giwa local government areas of Kaduna have killed reportedly no fewer than 12 persons and injured eight others in two villages of Giwa. The Nation gathered the bandits invaded Kidandan and Kadai villages between Friday and Saturday for the attacks. A source from the area told The Nation: “12 people were confirmed dead while eight are injured during the attack. “The attackers came in large number, they besieged Kidandan Friday afternoon killed three people and four wounded while…

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2 DIE, SCORES WOUNDED AS SHIITES POLICE CLASH IN KADUNA

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo A violent clash between Shiites of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky led Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and the police has claimed two in Kaduna on Sunday. Many other adherents of the fold sustained injuries, even as shops closed while city dwellers ran for safety along Jos Road and adjoining areas in the heart of Kaduna. The Police, when contacted, said they were still awaiting information on the development and would revert. A local, Abdul said, “gunshots rented the air around the popular Ahmadu Bello Way Sunday afternoon, apparently as…

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DESPITE CURFEW, FULANI HERDSMEN KILL 7 IN SOUTHERN KADUNA, BURN 20 HOUSES

Despite the 24-hour curfew imposed by Kaduna State Government in Zango Kataf Local Council, suspected armed herdsmen raided Chibwon Village, killing seven persons and set 20 houses ablaze. The government had earlier sent military reinforcement and extended the curfew a fortnight ago, after the crisis that erupted in the area. However, a statement by the Secretary General of Atyap Community Development Association (ACDA), Tinat Bodam, at the weekend, said: “The attack of Chibwob village of Zangon Kataf Local Council in Atyap chiefdom, which occurred in the early hours of Friday, July…

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DEAD BODY OF RAPED 6-YR OLD GIRL FOUND IN KADUNA MOSQUE

The body of a six-year-old girl allegedly raped to death by her captor(s) has been found in a Mosque located at New Road, Kurmi Mashi by Nnamdi Azikiwe bypass, Kaduna North local government area of Kaduna State. Our correspondent gathered that the incident happened on Friday which drew the attention of sympathisers including some members of civil society organisations to the residence of the victim in the area. It took the intervention of sympathizers to persuade the victim’s parents before they allowed the corpse to be taken to a specialist…

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EL RUFAI THREATENS TO COMPLETELY SHUT DOWN KADUNA IF….

Moses Emorinken, Abuja The Kaduna State Government has hinted that should the state experience a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, it may be forced to completely lock down in order to curtail the spread. It, however, expressed confidence in its capacity at the moment to test and treat cases, especially with the activation of a mobile van known as ‘Wellness on Wheel (WOW)’, which uses the revolutionary GeneXpert machine to test for both tuberculosis and COVID-19. Speaking during the inauguration of the initiative, the Governor of Kaduna State,…

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FIVE BROTHERS KIDNAPPED IN KADUNA, SEE THEIR PIX

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted six people including five boys of the same parents in Gonin Gora area of Chikun local government area of Kaduna state. The boys who are between the ages of 8 and 18 Years were abducted while they were sleeping in their home in the late hours of yesterday. Their father, Mr Bamidele Awelewa who narrated how the incident happened, says the kidnappers gained access into his compound by breaking the fence and later forced themselves into the main building. Armed with dangerous weapons,…

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