The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has on Monday revealed that, no fewer than 230,000 Nigerians, who fled their communities in the North-eastern part of the country (Yobe, Maiduguri, and Adamawa), as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency are still refugees in Cameroon, Niger and Chad.
A Church, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has instituted a case before Justice Hajara Gwadah of Kaduna State High Court against Governor Nasir El-Rufai and two others asking the court to declare as null and void a controversial executive bill before Kaduna state House of Assembly, KDHA, which sought to strengthens a moribund 1984 Kaduna State law that regulates preaching in the state.
Many have been allegedly killed, while students of students of College of Education, Gidan Waya in Jema’a local government area of Kaduna State fled in numbers, following renewed attacks launched against the people of Southern Kaduna by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday.
An eyewitness account said that many of the students, who ran away for their lives into the bush, were yet to be seen by their parents, while some spent nights hiding in the bush.
Juma’at prayers were on Friday disrupted in Kaduna, following disagreements between Imams and their followers over who leads Juma’at prayers at Sultan Bello Juma’at Mosque.
Many worshipers, who were already on ground for prayers, sustained various degrees of injuries as a result of the disagreement, which disrupted the Juma’at prayers.
The attention of Afenifere has been drawn to the simmering crisis between the Senate Committee on Police Affairs and the Police Service Commission(PSC) which led to the suspension of the recruitment of 10,000 personnel into the Police Force in September .
While the PSC insisted that the process should follow the constitutional provision of equality of states in line with the principle of federal character ,the Senator Abu Ibrahim-led committee wanted the recruitment to be done on the basis of local governments .The Senate Committee also insisted that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) should supervise the exercise as against the PSC which is statutorily saddled with such responsibility.
We, the Clergy, Religious and Laity of the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, welcome you to the Cathedral of St Peter Clavers. We are here to present to the world, the pains, agony and sorrows that have befallen us in this part of the State, the Southern Senatorial Zone of Kaduna State. Unfortunately, this crisis of tremendous proportion is happening at the time when, our Chief Shepherd, Most Rev Joseph Bagobiri is far away, outside the shores of this country attending to his health. This is the time when Southern Kaduna looks up to him for leadership. But he is not here. God knows why.
PRESS STATEMENT BY THE PATRIOTIC CHRISTIAN YOUTHS OF NIGERIA ON PASTOR MUSA KALLAMU ALI DIKWA’
The attention of the Patriotic Christian Youths of Nigeria has been drawn to news reports of PastorMusa Kallamu Dikwa’s claim
A former lecturer with the Department of Political Science, Kaduna State University (KASU), Dr. John Danfulani, has been remanded in Kaduna prison custody till 7th November, 2016, when the presiding judge will entertain his bail application.
The lecturer, who is being described as a vocal critic of the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, was arraigned before a Kaduna High Court presided by Justice Bilkisu Mohammed for ‘inciting comments’ on Facebook.
The General Overseer of Christ Evangelical Intercessory Fellowship Ministry, CEIFM, Pastor Yohanna Buru, has embarked on empowering some women, who were directly victims of Boko Haram from North-East.
The victims, who are now living in North–Western Nigeria with their families, are being empowered so as to engage themselves in some useful business ventures, with the sole aim of fighting poverty, unemployment, hunger and other socio-economic challenges.