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Role of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism

Cement: scarcity, intermediaries induce a rise in prices in the North-EastRole of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism News analysis by Kayode Adebiyi of the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) In 2017, the federal government, through the Office of the National Security Advisor (ONSA), launched the policy framework and national action plan for the prevention and response to violent extremism (P / CVE) . On August 24, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari gave a directive on the implementation of the National P / CVE Framework and Action Plan setting out roles and regulations and urging state and local governments to get involved. . “We are committed to creating safe spaces for our people to engage and contribute to the prevention of violent extremism. While security measures remain necessary to address the threat of violent extremism, a whole-of-government and whole-of-government approach is urgently needed if we are to address the drivers of violent extremism in our society. “This strategic framework addresses […]

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Amended broadcasting code yielding results – Minister

Amended broadcasting code yielding results – MinisterBy Rotimi Ijikanmi Information and Culture Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed said amendments to the National Broadcasting Code to reposition the sector have started to show results. The minister made this known on Monday in Lagos during an engagement of the ministerial working group on the digital switchover (DSO) with the relevant stakeholders. Mohammed revealed that by joining the amended code, he was rightly informed that a large multinational recently canceled an ad production planned for South Africa and moved it to Nigeria. “The result? Practitioners in Nigeria earned N10 million from production, while model fees totaled N5 million. “This is only the beginning, as we are determined to implement the reforms diligently. The (NAN) reports that to stimulate growth and investment in the advertising sector, an amendment has been made to the broadcasting code regarding the production of advertising for local goods and services. The amended section states that “all […]

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Men’s cricket championship vital for international commitments — NCF President

Men’s cricket championship vital for international commitments — NCF PresidentProf. Yahaya Ukwenya, the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has said that the upcoming National Men’s Championship was vital to the country’s international engagement later this year. Ukwenya said the event which would start on Monday and end on March 31 at the Edo Boys High School, Cricket High Performance Centre, Benin City, would enhance the country’s preparation. He said:” The forthcoming 10-day Championship is a key event on NCF Calendar given the weight of international commitments that the country is committed to later in the year. “For us, this Championship is the first on the list of activities that will form the molding of a stronger national team both for the Under 19 and more importantly the Senior Men’s team. “We have three World Cup tickets to vie for later in the year, hoping that the COVID-19 Pandemic’s tide will continually be stemmed as it is presently being done now. […]

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Kidnapping: Kaduna drivers cautioned against night trips

Chairman, Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, Mando Chapter in Kaduna, Ibrahim Danborno, has cautioned drivers against embarking on night journeys to avoid falling victims of kidnappers. Danborno gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Kaduna. [READ ALSO] Dollar scarcity: Parents groan as banks delay foreign school...

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Kaduna Security: 13 Killed, 56 Houses Burnt As Bandits Attack Three LGAs

  No fewer than thirteen people have been killed and seven others injured by bandits during separate attacks in Zango Kataf, Chikun, and Kauru local government areas of Kaduna state. According to the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the armed bandits killed one man as he returned from their farm with … Continue reading Kaduna Security: 13 Killed, 56 Houses Burnt As Bandits Attack Three LGAs Read Full Story

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Bandits kill 13, injure seven, raze 56 houses in Kaduna

Some bandits in separate attacks have invaded communities in three local government areas of Zango-Kataf, Kauru, and Chikun of Kaduna State, killing at least 13 persons and injuring seven others. Official statements from the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the attacks on Friday. According to him, 13 people...

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BREAKING: Bandits kill 13, injure seven, raze 56 houses in Kaduna

Some bandits in separate attacks have invaded communities in three local government areas of Zango-Kataf, Kauru, and Chikun of Kaduna State, killing at least 13 persons and injuring seven others. Official statements from the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the attacks on Friday. According to him, 13 people...

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How Troops Rescued 10 Persons From Kidnappers In Kaduna – Army Spokesman

  Troops from 1 Division Nigerian Army, Kaduna, on Wednesday 17 March 2021, successfully rescued 10 persons who were recently kidnapped from their quarters at Kaduna International Airport. According to a communique from the Nigerian Army Spokesman, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, the rescue operation was without any mishap or casualty. The statement on Friday further … Continue reading How Troops Rescued 10 Persons From Kidnappers In Kaduna – Army Spokesman Read Full Story

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Army narrates how troops rescued kidnapped victims in Kaduna

Troops from 1 Division Nigerian Army, Kaduna, on Wednesday 17 March, 2021, successfully rescued 10 persons who were recently kidnapped from their quarters at Kaduna International Airport. The rescue operation was without any mishap or casualty. The rescue operation happened when the troops who were patrolling one of the forests in Kaduna came in contact
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Principals’ Cup: Ministry of Sports rallies support for zonal finals

Principals’ Cup: Ministry of Sports rallies support for zonal finalsBy Muhyideen Jimoh The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has called on sports stakeholders to support and participate in the relaunch of the National Directors Cup competition as it enters the zonal stages. Dr Ademola Are, director of grassroots sport development at the ministry, told the Nigeria News Agency (NAN) in an interview Thursday in Abuja that it was crucial to bring back the glamor of the competition. He said the zonal final which kicked off Thursday in the country’s six geopolitical zones will end on March 22, with teams emerging for the grand final in Abuja. “We want more support from stakeholders as we enter the zonal phase of competition because this is the best of our youngsters in sports and education on display,” he said. Are, who is also the chairman of the main organizing committee (MOC) for the competition, said the expanded competition which now […]

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Police Kill Two Bandits, Recover Five AK-47 Rifles, Other Weapons In Kaduna

  Police operatives in Kaduna state have killed two suspected bandits during an operation in the Lere local government area of the state. The Bandits according to a statement by the spokesman of Kaduna Police Command, Mohammed Jalige, were planning to launch a deadly attack on Saminaka town in Lere local government when the combined … Continue reading Police Kill Two Bandits, Recover Five AK-47 Rifles, Other Weapons In Kaduna Read Full Story

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DPR warns marketers against hoarding as fuel scarcity hits Kaduna

The Northwest Zonal office of the Department of Petroleum Resources, Kaduna, on Thursday, warned erring independent oil marketers against under-dispensing, hoarding and selling petrol above the government approved regulated pump price of N165 per litre in the zone. The zone comprises states including Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Sokoto and Zamfara. READ ALSO: Experts carpet FG over...

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10 Persons Abducted From FAAN Staff Quarters In Kaduna Rescued

Days ago, we made a report about the abduction of some individual from the Federal Airport Quarters in Kaduna. We have an update which states that these persons have been rescued from these armed bandits as spending 11 days in captivity. The names of those rescued was given as Ilori Sunday, Celestina Sunday, Beauty Oshaibie [...]

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Kaduna Security: Bandits Attack Emir’s Convoy, Two Killed In Igabi, Kauru LGAs

  The convoy of the Emir of Birnin Gwari in Kaduna state, Alhaji Zubairu Maigwari has been attacked by bandits. According to a statement by the Commissioner for internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the official vehicle of the Emir was shot by bandits at about 4:30 PM on Monday around the Zonkoro axis … Continue reading Kaduna Security: Bandits Attack Emir’s Convoy, Two Killed In Igabi, Kauru LGAs Read Full Story

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‘Only Three Teachers Missing, No Pupil Was Kidnapped’ – Kaduna State Government

The Kaduna State Government has indicated that only three teachers were kidnapped in a fresh bandit attack that took place at the Rima Primary School, Magajingari Ward 2, Birnin-Gwari, in the early hours of Monday, March 15. This was revealed at a press conference by Samuel Aruwan who is the state’s Commissioner for Internal Security [...]

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School Abductions: Atiku Asks FG To Declare State Of Emergency On Education

  Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the nation’s education following the abductions of schoolchildren in parts of the country. Atiku in a statement he personally signed and issued on Monday said short-term solutions will result to destruction on long-term destruction, noting that … Continue reading School Abductions: Atiku Asks FG To Declare State Of Emergency On Education Read Full Story

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School Attack: Three Teachers Abducted, No Pupil Missing – Kaduna Govt

  Bandits have abducted three teachers from a primary school in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in the state, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this on Monday while giving an update on the incident. He, however, noted that no pupil was kidnapped or declared missing after … Continue reading School Attack: Three Teachers Abducted, No Pupil Missing – Kaduna Govt Read Full Story

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UPDATED: Bandits Attack Primary School In Kaduna, Kidnap Pupils

  Gunmen believed to be bandits have attacked another school in the Rema area of Kaduna State, north-west Nigeria. During the attack, an unconfirmed number of pupils and teachers are feared to have been abducted. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in the state, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed this in a statement on Monday. … Continue reading UPDATED: Bandits Attack Primary School In Kaduna, Kidnap Pupils Read Full Story

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307 Students ‘Rescued Unhurt’ As Bandits Fail To Kidnap Another School Pupils In Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government says bandits attacked Government Science Secondary School, Ikara in Kara Local Government Area of the state to kidnap students of the school. The attack took place...

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Again, Troops Foil Attempt To Kidnap Students – Kaduna Govt

   Troops of the Nigerian Army have foiled another attempt by bandits to abduct students at Government Science Secondary school in the Ikara Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in the state, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this on Sunday during a press conference in Kaduna. He said … Continue reading Again, Troops Foil Attempt To Kidnap Students – Kaduna Govt Read Full Story

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Kaduna Kidnap: College Of Forestry Shut Till Further Notice  

  The Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka in Kaduna State has been shut down and the students asked to leave the school. This comes after Friday’s attack by bandits on the school where over 200 students were kidnapped. However, 180 of them were rescued by troops of the Nigerian army and were returned to … Continue reading Kaduna Kidnap: College Of Forestry Shut Till Further Notice   Read Full Story

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BREAKING: Bandits Release Videos Of Abducted Kaduna Students, Demand N500 Million Ransom

Using the abducted student’s Facebook accounts, the gunmen released three videos showing them surrounded by gunmen in military uniform flogging them. Some gunmen who are suspected of bandits have released...

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