• Probe Shi’ites, Southern Kaduna killings, Fayose tells ICC, calls for Zakzaky’s release

    Probe Shi’ites, Southern Kaduna killings, Fayose tells ICC, calls for Zakzaky’s release

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has called on the International Criminal Court, Amnesty International and other world bodies to investigate the murder of members of Shi’ite Muslim group in Zaria, Kaduna State and Kano State, as well as the ongoing killings in the Southern Kaduna.

    The governor described the detention of the leader of the Shi’ite sect, Ibrahim Zakzaky, and some of his members since December as inhuman, clear contravention of his fundamental human rights, and an affront on the 1999 […]

  • Declare security emergency in Southern Kaduna – Senate tells Buhari

    Declare security emergency in Southern Kaduna – Senate tells Buhari

    According to reports, the Senate on Tuesday urged the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to declare a “security emergency” in Southern Kaduna.

    The call followed a motion by Sen. Danjuma La’ah (PDP-Kaduna), who told the senate at plenary that since 2011 many communities in the senatorial district had been consistently attacked by herdsmen.

    He said that such attacks had resulted in deaths, loss of property and displacement of indigenes of the communities.

    La’ah noted that the district was substantially agrarian with large arable and […]

  • Buhari asked to declare state of emergency in Southern Kaduna

    Buhari asked to declare state of emergency in Southern Kaduna

    Worried by the incessant killings in villages of Southern Kaduna, a Member of the House of Representatives, Barr. Sunday Mashall Katung has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare state of emergency in the area to end the unrest.

    This was also as the Senator Representing Southern Kaduna Zone; Danjuma La’ah described the last weekend killings in Godogodo as an unforgivable crime, saying perpetrators must not be allowed to go scot-free.

    The member, who represents Zangon Kataf/Jaba Federal constituency, also wants the […]