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Again, Bandits Invade Kaduna Community, Killed 2, Kidnap Dozens

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Barely a week after declaring them terrorists, bandits armed with dangerous weapons have reportedly invaded Ungwan Gimbiya community in Sabon Tasha, Chikun local government area of Kaduna State, killing two and kidnapping over 50 persons. The incident, which threw fears round the neighbouring communities, reportedly occurred in the

Don’t celebrate El-Rufai’s 4-day Working Week policy yet – CAN tells workers

…Expresses fear of hidden agenda, shortchanging.  by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Rev. Joseph John Hayab Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State, Rev. Joseph John Hayab, has advised civil servants in the State not to as yet celebrate the four-day working week policy being introduced by Governor Nasir El-Rufai administration. Rev. Hayap,

Prisons Deputy Controller-General Operations laments “Inadequate” Staff at Jos Correctional Centre

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Deputy Controller-General Operations of Prisons, Muhammed Tukur, was in Jos to ascertain the level of destruction at the Correctional Centre Jos on Tuesday. Briefing newsmen after inspecting the facilities, Tukur said “As of today, 17 inmates have been rearrested, and I have been briefed by the officers on ground.” He

The Kaduna State Government will commence a transition to a 4-day Working Week

…Public servants will work from home. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Kaduna State Governor, El-Rufai A statement signed by Special Adviser (Media & Communications) to Kaduna State Governor, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, explained that, “In the interim, it will permit public servants to work from home for one day per week.” The statement added

Bandits dare FG, storm Kaduna community, kill 1, rustle many cows

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Barely a few days after official declaration as “terrorists” by Federal Government, bandits – heavily armed with dangerous weapons – stormed Barakallau community in Kaduna State, killing one Islamic cleric, popularly known as Malam Abubakar. The bandits also reportedly rustled and went away with many cows from the

252 inmates escape from Jos Prison after gunmen attack – Controller Aguda

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Plateau State Controller of Prisons (Correctional Centre), Samuel Aguda, has said a total of 252 inmates have escaped from the Jos Prison, following an attack on the facility on Sunday. Briefing newsmen in his office in Jos on Monday evening, Mr Aguda disclosed that, 12 inmates, who escaped, have been

Attack on Jos Prison: Trapped attackers could not be captured

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The attack on Jos Custodial Centre reveals that the gunmen were trapped inside the Centre, which lasted for about 7 hours of Sunday evening. It is, however, surprising that despite this long duration of assault on the facility, no arrest was made. The invaders were said to have