• Kaduna government donates N100m for rebuilding damaged churches, mosques

    Kaduna government donates N100m for rebuilding damaged churches, mosques

    Governor Nasir el-Rufai has donated N100 million to support the rebuilding of damaged churches and mosques destroyed during ethno-religious crisis in Southern Kaduna communities.

    Announcing the donation during the unveiling of public apology billboards by five communities from Jama’a, Kachia, Kaura, Sanga and Zangon Kataf, El-Rufai said his government had drafted a bill to set up the Kaduna State Peace Commission in fulfilment of the promises he made in 2015.

    He said that the commission, which is expected to be established after […]

  • Kaduna government, firm to establish $120m rice processing plant

    Kaduna government, firm to establish $120m rice processing plant

    To boost agricultural productivity in Kaduna State, a French company, Vicampro Farm, in joint venture with the State Government is to flag-off a $120 million French Rice/Potatoes processing plant in the State.

    The investment, which is expected to provide 30,000 direct jobs on completion is to be sited in Manchok, Kaura Local Government, in the Southern part of the state.

    Kaduna State Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, Dr. Daniel Manzo Maigari, who disclosed this at a joint press conference with the management […]

  • Kaduna government to make Kagoro hills world-class tourist site

    Kaduna government to make Kagoro hills world-class tourist site

    The Kaduna State Government said on Monday that it plans to make Kagoro hills a world-class tourists site, as part of efforts to improve the state’s revenue base.

    The Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Dr Shehu Adamu, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna.

    Adamu said that Gov. Nasir El-Rufai had visited the hills located in Kaura Local Government Area of the state and made a commitment to develop them, like Obudu hills in […]

  • Kaduna Government Re-names Kafanchan Hospital after Late Yakowa

    Kaduna Government Re-names Kafanchan Hospital after Late Yakowa

    The Kaduna state Government on Tuesday re-named the government-owned hospital in Kafanchan after late governor of the state, Mr Patrick Yakowa.

    A statement by Samuel Aruwan, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, indicated that the hospital had been re-named ‘Patrick Yakowa Hospital’.

    According to him, the State Executive Council decided to honour the late governor by naming the hospital after him.

    “The Kaduna State Executive Council has approved the re-naming of the Kafanchan General Hospital to ‘Patrick Yakowa Hospital’ […]

  • Kaduna Government seeks death sentence for another 91 Shiites

    Kaduna Government seeks death sentence for another 91 Shiites

    According to reports, the Kaduna State Government on Tuesday arraigned another batch of 91 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) before a Kaduna High Court, seeking death sentence for the accused.

    The government had on April 21 arraigned 50 members of the sect on similar charges.

    They were among the 266 sect members arrested during the Shiite/Army clash between Dec. 12 and Dec 14, 2015 in Zaria.

    The Shi’a group, Islamic Movement in Nigeria, says over hundreds of its members were […]