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Muslims felicitate with Christians for 2021 Easter Cerebration in Nigeria

…Urge for peace, stability prayers in Holy Week. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Muslims have already begun to felicitate with Christians for 2022 Easter Friday cerebration, urging Christians to use the Holy Week towards praying for peace and stability in the country. This initiative is outlined with efforts towards promoting religious tolerance, peace and unity, better understanding among different faith-based

Bandits kill 8, injure 4 in attacks in 3 Kaduna LGs

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Eight persons have again been reportedly killed, and four others injured by armed bandits in separate attacks dotted across three local government areas in Kaduna State, according to official security update for Wednesday, 31st March, 2021.  The affected local governments include Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru, respectively, according to a statement issued on Wednesday by the

Sheikh Gumi in closed-door meeting at Arewa House Kaduna

…Journalists barred from covering event. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Sheikh Dr Mahmud Gumi Wednesday held a closed-door meeting at the Arewa House Kaduna with some participants on effects of insecurity in northern Nigeria.  Security men manning the entrance of the venue barred some journalists from entering the Meeting Hall, allegedly organized by BBC Hausa Service. The meeting, which was earlier scheduled

Niger State Governor lays foundation for 279 Housing Scheme

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos A foundation of 279 housing scheme at the Old Barracks, Suleja, has been laid by the Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello. According to the governor, the housing project, which is in partnership with Bamhill Properties, is called ‘General J.T. Abubakar Social Housing,’ in a bid to address housing deficit in

D-G Nigerian College of Accountancy commended for investing in human capital development

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Senator Istifanus D. Gyang of Plateau North Senatorial District has commended the Director-General of Nigerian College of Accountancy, Miango, Dr. Kayode Fasua, his management team and, indeed ANAN, for investing in human capital development and building the capacity of professionals in the accounting profession, not only for Nigeria but other African countries,

Forum urges Kaduna Govt to heed calls to negotiate release of Afaka 39 students

…and to involve parents in security strategies. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna  Government has been called upon to involve parents and teachers in its plans, strategy and drives towards securing students in their various schools from bandits and kidnappers. Similarly, parents have also been enjoined to support government in providing security to schools in the form of finances to

Newly appointed Permanent Secretaries told to shun self-aggrandizement

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos PLATEAU STATE – The newly appointed Permanent Secretaries in Plateau State have been told not to use the opportunities to engage in self-aggrandizement, self-enrichment and pursuance of parochial interests. Rather, these responsibilities demand that, they should take their commitments to the next level by exhibiting high sense of duty and patriotism. The Plateau

Plateau Traditional Rulers warned not to promote religious hatred, disharmony

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Traditional Rulers in Plateau State have been warned to stir clear of promoting ethno-religious hatred, injustice, disharmony or shielding criminals, as anybody found so wanting will not only be dethroned, but will be made to face the laws of the land. In line with this order, any community leader or traditional ruler, who

Plateau grieves death of Ujah Anaguta Jos

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos HRH Jauro Magaji The Senator representing Northern Senatorial zone, Senator Istifanus D. Gyang, has said he is grieved by news of the demise of the Ujah Anaguta Jos, HRH Jauro Magaji, who died on the evening of Saturday, 28th March, 2021. The Senator recalls that the late monarch was a royal

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