Kaduna Escalating Insecurity: Terrorists abduct woman on sick bed in Zaria

Terrorists have abducted a woman from a sick bed in Unguwar-Malamai village, in Kakeyi, Zaria local government area of Kaduna State. Unguwar-Malamai, which is the nearest community to the famous Zaria Dam, is about one kilometre away from the Nigerian Television Authority, (NTA), Zaria. The terrorists, who arrived at the village around midnight yesterday, proceeded straight to the resident of Alhaji Shu’aibu Dallatu and kidnapped his wife. One of the villagers interviewed said, “The bandits arrived purposely to kidnap the head of the household, Shu’aibu Dallatu; because on arrival they…

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Zazzau Emirate Council, JNI at loggerhead over N21m railways compensation

The Zazzau Emirate Council and Jama’atu Nasril Islam’s are at loggerheads over 21 million naira indemnity/compensation for the right of way for railway modernisation project. Zaharadeen Ibrahim, the JNI Chairman, Zazzau Emirate Branch, alleged that the Emir of Zazzau had siphoned the N21 million compensation. However, the Zazzau Emirate Council says it did not siphoned the said N21 million but kept the money pending the outcome of litigations over the property. A statement issued by Malam Mohammed Àminu, Wazirin Zazzau, on Tuesday in Zaria, said there were four groups contesting…

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Kaduna: Zaria residents thwart bandits’ attempted attack

Banditry and kidnappings have become rampant in Nigeria, especially in our northern region; in Kaduna State, also, the situation has continued unabated, despite the efforts of the State government’s efforts to address the problem. Reports reaching muryaryanci.com this morning indicate that the Ƙofar Kona, situated in Zaria local government area, was attacked by gunmen on Monday night. However, according to reports, the residents of the area successfully thwarted the attack, recovering stolen animals and several properties. Meanwhile, there were no reports of any casualties or the arrest of any of…

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Kaduna Lawmaker, killed by bandits, laid to rest in Zaria

The remains of late Rilwanu Gadagau, a member of the Kaduna House of Assembly, who was shot dead by gunmen along the Kaduna-Zaria Highway, have been laid to rest in Zaria. Malam Muhammad-Sani Gummi, Chief Imam, Kongo Central Mosque led the funeral prayers in Zaria on Wednesday. The funeral was attended by Governor Nasir el-Rufai, Speaker Kaduna State House of Assembly, Hon. Yusuf Zailani, and other top government functionaries. The speaker was represented by the Majority Leader of the Assembly, Mohammed Dan-Asabe. Late Gadagau, who represented Giwa Constituency of Kaduna,…

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Kaduna: Again, Gunmen attack Zaria community, kill 2, kidnap teacher

Armed men, suspected to be bandits, have again attacked the Kuregu community in Zaria local government area of Kaduna State, killed two residents and abducted an Arabic and Islamic studies teacher. It was learnt that the incident occured on Friday night, when the armed men stormed the village with sophisticated weapons, gunned down two persons before whisking the teacher to unknown destination. This is coming few days after three suspected kidnappers of the Bethel School Students, in Kaduna, were arrested and paraded at the force headquarters in Abuja. Recall that…

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Kaduna: Residents abducted in another armed attack by unknown gunmen in Zaria

Barely two days after an attack on Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna state, unknown gunmen have again attacked Kofar-Gayan and Kofar-Kona areas of Zaria and abducted some residents. The Kaduna State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, who confirmed the incident, said he was trying to gather details to update the Press. However, an official of Kaduna State Vigilance Service (KadVS) in Zaria, who spoke on condition of anonymity yesterday, said the incident occurred between 12.01 and 1.00 am on Saturday. The official, who did not give details on…

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Birth; NOA tasks Parents on registration of new born

By; Abdull-Azeez Ahmed Kadir, Zaria. Parents have been tasked on the birth registration of their children as it remains the first and most crucial means of identification of any individual. Focal Person for the National Orientation Agency, Yusuf Muhammed Balarabe and other stakeholders made the call at a community dialogue to sensitize parents on the parents on the importance of the registration held in Zaria. The dialogue with the theme; Conduct of community reorientation and grass root dialogue on an improved birth registration in in 60 local communities of 6…

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Zazzau Emirate Tussle: Court Approves Bamali’s Monday Inauguration

Kaduna State High Court sitting in Dogarawa in Sabon Gari Local Government Area in Zaria on Friday ruled in favour of Emir Ahmad Nuhu Bamali. Justice Kabir Dabo in his ruling, stated that Bamali can be inaugurated as Emir on Monday, November 9th by Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State. Recall that Governor El-Rufai appointed Bamalli as the 19th Emir of Zazzau following the demise of Emir Shehu Idris who died on 22 September, 2020 at 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital Kaduna. This is coming after Iyan Zazzau, Bashar Aminu filed a suit challenging…

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Nigerian Army honours soldier who rescued 27 students from burning vehicle

The Nigerian Army on Saturday honoured a soldier who rescued twenty-seven students from a burning vehicle in Zaria. Private Isa Umar of the Nigeria Army School of Legal Services, Basawa, Zaria, reportedly rescued the students who were trapped in their school bus which caught fire on their way home on February 2018. The soldier was one of the officers and soldiers honoured by the Nigerian Army on Saturday at Faskari, Katsina State as part of activities to mark the 2020 Nigerian Army Day. In all, seven officers and nine soldiers…

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