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Notorious Bandit, Others Killed As Rival Gangs Clash In Kaduna

Written by on 29 December 2020

Security agencies in Kaduna State have confirmed the killing of a notorious bandit, Nasiru Kachalla, in a clash between his gang and a rival group of bandits. Kachalla had been on the run for masterminding several criminal acts, including kidnappings, killings, cattle rustling, and banditry in parts of the state. The Kaduna State Commissioner for […]

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Abducted Kaduna PFN Chairman, Wife Regain Freedom

Written by on 28 December 2020

The kidnapped chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria in Kaduna State, Apostle Emmanuel Bako and his wife, Cindy have regained freedom from their abductors. The cleric and his wife were kidnapped on Friday Evening at Albarka praying camp in Jema’a Local Government. But in a statement on Sunday, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal […]

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Buhari To Zazzau Emir: Treat Your People With Fairness

Written by on 8 October 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the new Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, advising him to be the leader of all. The President’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. “While you bask in the glory of the moment, I […]

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El-Rufai Appoints Ahmed Bamalli As New Emir Of Zazzau

Written by on 7 October 2020

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has approved the appointment of Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli as the 19th Emir of Zazzau. This was announced in a statement by the Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Jafaru Sani, on Wednesday. Bamalli succeeds the late 18th Emir Shehu Idris who died on September 20, 2020 after reigning for 45 […]

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Ahmad Bamalli becomes emir of Zazzau, Kaduna State

Written by on 7 October 2020

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has announced the Magajin Garin Zazzau, Alhaji Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli, as the 19th emir of Zazzau 17 days after the demise of Alhaji Shehu Idris, the 18th emir of Zazzau. Bamalli is from the Mallawa dynasty and is Nigeria’s immediate past Ambassador to Thailand. He was Born on June […]

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Emir of Zazzau dies at 84

Written by on 21 September 2020

Shock, grief, and eulogies came from across the country to Kaduna State yesterday as the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, died in his Zaria palace at 84 years of age. Pleading anonymity, a palace source told journalists in Zaria that the monarch, who was appointed on February 15, 1975, died yesterday after a protracted […]

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NSCDC confirms death of kidnapped officer in Kaduna

Written by on 9 September 2020

The Kaduna State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday confirmed the death of its kidnapped officer, Bulus Sanda. The officer, with a sick police officer from another state, a 14-year-old girl, and a security man were kidnapped by gunmen at their houses in Mararaba-Rido, Chikun Local Government Area of […]

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Bandits raid Kaduna town, school, kidnap scores, kill one

Written by on 25 August 2020

Gunmen on Monday stormed Damba-Kasaya Community in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State and killed one person. Scores of the residents of the area, including a JSS 3 student, were said to have been kidnapped by the gunmen who arrived in the community on motorbikes at about 8am. It was learnt that the […]

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