19 killed, four villages sacked over death of two cows

KADUNA — The alleged killing of two cows through poisoning  in Mafan village, Fadan Atakar Chiefdom of Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, set off an orgy that led to the killing of 19 people, and the destruction of  four villages between last Saturday and Sunday, according to the Chairman of Kaura Local Government […]

150 houses burnt down by angry youth in Kaduna

About 150 houses belonging to Fulani herdsmen in Sabon Gari area of the Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been burnt down by angry youths in Atakar village. The youths went on rampage to protest the alleged killing of a hunter, Stephen Abui by herdsmen. Sources from the area said the youths, including […]

9 Feared Dead In Fire At Filling Station on Sokoto Road

At least nine people were feared dead on Wednesday evening following a fire outbreak at a filling station located on Sokoto Road, Zaria, Kaduna State. An eyewitness at the scene, Malam Musa Musa, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the fire started when a petrol tanker was off-loading fuel at the station late […]

Thief Tracker’ Arrests 20 Robbery Suspects In Zaria

Thief Tracker’ Arrests 20 Robbery Suspects In Zaria

No fewer than 20 suspected armed robbers have been caught and handed over to the police in Zaria and its environs in Kaduna State by the famous criminal hunter, Ahmed Aljan, also known as Sarkin Baka. Aljan told LEADERSHIP WEEKEND that within one week in Zaria he had been in the bush searching for criminals […]

A father of five blessed with quadruplet

A father of five blessed with quadruplet

A peasant farmer and father of five, Lucious Kanvong, was blessed with quadruplet through his 28-year-old wife, Paulina. The couple is from Assu village, Takad chiefdom, Kaura local government area of Kaduna state According to a resident doctor, the quadruplet were delivered prematurely through caesarean section of the Kaura General Hospital with a weight between […]

Proposed to ban Achaba riders (Okada) raises concerns in Kaduna

Proposed to ban Achaba riders (Okada) raises concerns in Kaduna

The Kaduna State government last week disclosed its plan to ban the operation of commercial motor cyclists also known as Achaba riders. The ban will affect the state capital, Kaduna, Zaria and Kafanchan. Commissioner of Information, Alhaji Saidu Adamu, had while briefing newsmen at end of the weekly state executive council meeting said arrangements for […]

Over 100 Robbers Attack Town In Kaduna, Steal, Rape Women, Kill Policemen

Over 100 Robbers Attack Town In Kaduna, Steal, Rape Women, Kill Policemen

By cutenaija Over 100 armed robbers on Thursday unleashed terror on the residents of Birnin-Gwari town, in the Brinin Gwari Council of Kaduna State, killing three policemen in an operation that lasted two hours. The robbers also razed a police station and two banks in the area, according to the Kaduna State Police Command Public […]

Kaduna Speaker, Six Others Arrested Over N30m Fraud By EFCC

The Deputy Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Dr. Mato Dogara, and six former officials of Lere Local Government Council were on Monday charged before Federal High Court, Kaduna for alleged conspiracy and fraud amounting to N30 million. The other accused persons included Kabiru Tahir, former interim committee Chairman of the council; Ahmed […]

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