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Southern Kaduna: Children’s Day Celebration in Nehemiah IDP Camp in Kafanchan

Southern Kaduna: Children’s Day Celebration in Nehemiah IDP Camp in Kafanchan

Economy, Education, Environment, Health, Human Rights, Science & Tech, Security, Southern Kaduna
The Nehemiah IDP camp in Kafanchan,Southern Kaduna was set up by Pastor Gideon Mutum in the wake of the endless killings which rendered many homeless in the region. The camp currently caters to the needs of the following: 215 kids under the age of five 106 nursing mothers 67 widows 150 teenagers among others. A chat with Pastor Gideon revealed the immediate needs of the camp to be food,sanitary pads and cereal for the infants. I and a few friends have scheduled a visit to the camp for Saturday 27th of May 2017 (Children's day) and we'll be delighted to have you be a part of us in whatever way you can. Please call Tirnom on 07033400479 for enquiries. Thanks and God bless you.
Southern Kaduna Killings: Loss, Devastation and Compensation – Ndi Kato

Southern Kaduna Killings: Loss, Devastation and Compensation – Ndi Kato

Economy, Education, Health, Human Rights, Security, Southern Kaduna
I didn’t mention something I consider very important when talking about solutions in my interview with Maupe Ogun on Sunrise Daily on Channels TV so I decided to write about it. First of all, these are the names of the good people of Asso Community in Jema’a Local Government Area who were brutally hacked to death on the 15th of April 2017. Moses Adamu Niza Daniel Winner Dakare Samuel Bahago Mrs Dorcas Zakka Donald Maidawa Henry Danjuma Gambo Raphael Gab Auta Levi Machu Mrs Naomi jonathan Hassan Kevin Gyomza Pius People injured are Friday Yakowa Jude Bathalome Sunday Maikano Gambo Rakumi Miss Jessica Benedict Miss Grace Jonathan R.I.P to the dead. Mrs Naomi Jonathan left behind an inconsolable husband; a man breaking down before newsmen, a man who will never reco
Southern Kaduna Killings: Caleb Danladi’s Foundation Donates to IDPs.

Southern Kaduna Killings: Caleb Danladi’s Foundation Donates to IDPs.

Entertainment, Environment, Health, Security, Southern Kaduna
Following ongoing humanitarian crisis in Southern Kaduna over the ongoing attacks in the area by alleged Fulani herdsmen, a popular non-governmental organization, Caleb Danladi Foundation has stepped in to solve some of the humanitarian crisis in the area through the distribution of food and other items to the devastated Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs. The humanitarian intervention which took place on Saturday, March 11, 2017 saw many IDPs at Bankin Kogi of Kaninkon Chiefdom in Jema’a LGA, celebrating after they were supported with items ranging from bags of rice, maize, oil, buckets, clothing and many other materials. While commending CDF founder, Mr Caleb Danladi Bako, the IPDs said he had wiped their tears with his gesture, thanking him and his team for thinking about them in
Southern Kaduna Killings: A story of a baby who miraculously survived Fulani Herdsmen Attack

Southern Kaduna Killings: A story of a baby who miraculously survived Fulani Herdsmen Attack

Health, Human Rights, Security, Southern Kaduna
Thank God for the life of this baby. His family choose to call him THANKGOD, but his parish priest prefers to call him MIRACLE. Miracle was born on d 16/2/2017 in a village called Zilan, Attakar Chiefdom of Kaura LGC (Local Government Council). Four days after his birth precisely Monday 20/2/2017 d village Zilan was attacked by Fulani herdsmen. Miracle's father and mother were burnt to death that morning, his siblings were burnt severely,  now receiving treatment in JUTH(Jos University Teaching Hospital) plateau state. Miracle escaped death miraculously. Thanks to God. Tears flowed my cheeks seeing Miracle cry. May his cry continue to cause confusion among dis herdsmen. May his cry continue to cause confusion among d sponsors of dis havoc. May d cry of Miracle turn d plans of our enemies
Hunger Looms Over Southern Kaduna Killings – Bishop Kukah

Hunger Looms Over Southern Kaduna Killings – Bishop Kukah

Environment, Health, Human Rights, Religion, Security, Southern Kaduna
By Israel Bulus, Kaduna The Bishop, Catholic Arc Bishop of Sokoto, Mathew Hassan Kukah, has said that there is a serious threat of hunger as a result of massive destruction of lives and properties in the Southern part of Kaduna state. Kukah stated this when Nigerian Catholic Bishops visited the communities attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The Bishops also reaffirmed the record earlier released by the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan that over 800 people have been killed in Southern Kaduna. But Bishop Kukah, while speaking to journalists in Gidan waya, said the systematic attacks on Southern Kaduna is a great warning to Nigerians adding that it has showed how human live has now become cheap. After going round the communities that were destroyed by suspected Fulani herdsmen...
Hepatitis C Hits Southern Kaduna

Hepatitis C Hits Southern Kaduna

Education, Health, Science & Tech, Southern Kaduna
By Israel Bulus, Kaduna A Youth Corp member serving with Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa General Hospital, Kafanchan, Dr. Dominic Ativie, has disclosed that there is high prevalence of Hepatitis C in Southern Kaduna leading to about eight people dying every week from the hospital. The Corp member disclosed this while fielding questions from Journalists on Tuesday 23rd November,2016 when he embark on a free medical treatment on six Communities in Jema'a local government area of the state. "I have personally carried out a medical data research, l discovered that about 7 to 8 patients died every week in the hospital as a result of Hepatitis C. "As a result, l said to myself there is the need for a thorough research of the prevalence of Hepatitis C in Southern Kaduna. I worked on i...
LG CHAIRMAN CONFIRMS ELANZA NEWS REPORT EARTH QUAKE NOT EARTH TREMOR

LG CHAIRMAN CONFIRMS ELANZA NEWS REPORT EARTH QUAKE NOT EARTH TREMOR

Environment, Health, Science & Tech, Southern Kaduna
The Interim Management Committee Chairman of Jaba LGA, Kaduna State, Hon Ben Kure has confirmed the news broke by Elanza News that Earthquake took place in Kwoi communities. Just after Elanza News broke the news, Kaduna State government through Samuel Aruwan issued a statement saying that what happened in Kwoi communities was not serious and went ahead to caution journalists against what it described as false reports. But Ben Kure who is the Local government chairman where the earthquake took place, confirmed in his Facebook page: "Dr. Alkpan of GEODECY, confirmed a 2.6 Magnitude Earth Quake and not Earth Tremor as earlier assumed to have taken place in Kwoi covering about 4-6 Km." "It is said to be mild, we are not going to relent on our cry to Government to come to our aid. Friends...
SEMA, Geologists take samples from Kwoi after Tremor

SEMA, Geologists take samples from Kwoi after Tremor

Environment, Health, Science & Tech, Southern Kaduna
By Israel Bulus, Kaduna Officials of the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and some experts in Geology have visited Kwoi, in Jaba LGA and took soil samples, seeking to unravel the mysterious earth tremor experienced in the area on Sunday and Monday. According to a SEMA official, resident in Kwoi should not panic concerning the happening as adequate measures have been taken to unravel the mysterious incident. Elanza News reports that Kaduna and indeed Nigeria is not known for such natural disaster but the happening in the area has thrown experts into serious shock. Elanza News reports that many people gathered at the resident of Kpok Ham on Sunday and Monday for fear of the unknown. Source: Elanza News
Earthquake threatens Kwoi

Earthquake threatens Kwoi

Environment, Health, Science & Tech, Southern Kaduna
By Israel Bulus, Kaduna There is palpable tension in Kwoi, Jaba LGA of Kaduna State as residents run for safety following earthquake threat. Elanza News gathered that since early hours of Sunday, the entire buildings in the town have been shaking while people who went to Churches for Sunday services had to rushed back to save places because of the earthquake threat. Jaba LGA Chairman, Mr Ben Kure and the Executive Secretary of the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Hon Ezekiel Baba-Karik both confirmed to Elanza News about the happening in the community. According to the SEMA boss, some officials of the agency have been sent to the area for assessment and possible evacuation of the people in danger areas. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) told Elanza New...
Grass distribution at Kachia grazing reserve by Elrufai

Grass distribution at Kachia grazing reserve by Elrufai

Economy, Health, Politics
By Israel Bulus, Kaduna The Kaduna State government on Tuesday officially launched the distribution of Tinapiar grass in Laduga grazing reserve in Kachia local government area of Kaduna State. The Honorable Commissioner for agriculture Dr. Daniel Manzo who officially flagged of the distribution of the Napier seedling grass said, "the Napier grass is the most promising and high yielding grass fodder which is also nutritious. It has shown as demonstrated, its increase milk production from 1litre to 3.5litres that is even using the old system. He further explained that they want a system where all lapteting Cows will not go out to graze but that the animals will be kept in one place to conserve their energy and channel it to milk production. He said if cows are kept in one place, it ...