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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.
WHERE IS KADUNA STATE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS PARIS CLUB REFUND?

WHERE IS KADUNA STATE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS PARIS CLUB REFUND?

Economy, Human Rights, Politics, Science & Tech
By Mustapha Haruna Farakwai Several weeks back the Federal government of Nigeria graciously refunded monies that were excessively deducted during the servicing of Paris Club debt that led to the offsetting of debt worth over USD12 billion, Kaduna state graciously got over N14.3billion Naira from the fund. The magic wand of the fund is already doing wonders in the state, the entire landscape of the state has been turn to construction site, the once poor image and rating of the current Kaduna State government has received surgical blade and miraculously boosted to a level that members of the front line opposition party had to query the source of money that has turn the state into a construction site. The major cloak in the wheel of progress of the state is the inability of some loca...
Suspicion Over N14.3bn Kaduna Share Of Paris Club Fund

Suspicion Over N14.3bn Kaduna Share Of Paris Club Fund

Economy, Politics, Science & Tech, Security
...el-Rufai yet to release LGAs Share ...Lawmakers urged to investigate ... Traditional rulers starved of salaries for months Several weeks after the Nigerian government refunded monies that were excessively deducted during the servicing of Paris Club debt, there is suspicion over the where about of N14.3billion meant for Kaduna state. Over USD12 billion was refended to the federal government and president Muhammadu Buhari immediately ordered the sharing of the money to federal, state and local governments. In Kaduna state, despite public declaration of autonomy for Local governments by governor Nasir el-Rufai, the Paris club fund has not been shared. Elanza News reports that the development is breeding suspicion over the where about of the funds meant for local governments in Kadu...
Kaduna To Use E-Voting Machines For LG Polls

Kaduna To Use E-Voting Machines For LG Polls

Politics, Science & Tech
The chairman, Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission, (SECOM) Dr. Saratu Binta Audu- Dikko has said the commission will use E-Voting Machines for the conduct of the local government elections. According to her, the date for the conduct of the local government election was yet to be fix because arraignment are yet to be completed including the purchase of the e-voting machines. Binta said SIECOM will continue with the sensitization programmes and will release the date as soon as arrangements are completed. The SIECOM boss who was responding to a question during an interactive session at a town-hall sensitization drive organized for stakeholders at the secretariat of Jaba Local said it will not be to the best interest of the public to hurriedly fix a date that might be change...
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...
SOUTHERN KADUNA ECONOMIC SUMMIT 2016.

SOUTHERN KADUNA ECONOMIC SUMMIT 2016.

Economy, Education, Science & Tech, Southern Kaduna
INVITATION TO THE INUAGURAL EDITION OF THE SOUTHERN KADUNA ECONOMIC SUMMIT 2016 (SKES) The inaugural edition of the Southern Kaduna Economic Summit 2016, is an initiative of Economic Renaissance Group (ERG), a non-profit public-private partnership platform. With the main objectives of; organizing seminars, workshops, enhancing dialogue, networking, policy formulation and consequently the implementation of the outcomes of all these initiatives, for the economic growth and development of Southern Kaduna and Kaduna State at large. The Southern Economic Summit is a first of its kind and it is focused on the Southern Kaduna region. It is a platform for Kaduna’s business Leaders, Business community, Government and public officials. Also expected on the platform are; entrepreneurs, Industry
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...
NEMA visits  Kwoi Communities

NEMA visits Kwoi Communities

Environment, Science & Tech, Southern Kaduna
By Israel Bulus, Kaduna The Zonal Coordinator incharge of Kaduna,Katsina,Kano and Zamfara States, Mr Musa Illalah has visited Kwoi Communities hit by Earth Tremor since last Sunday. Speaking on Wednesday 1st September, 2016, Illalah urged the resident to remained calm, as drastic measures are already in place to provide succor to the affected houses. "We have gone round and saw the houses that were affected, even though the assessment is still ongoing, we are waiting for the Nigerian geologists to tell us the root of the problem and what will be the next line of action for the occupants of this Communities," Illalah said. http://www.elanzanews.com/sen-laah-visits-kwoi-communities-hit-by-earth-tremor/ He maintained that NEMA as an agency responsible for managing emergency a...
Sen Laah visits Kwoi communities hit by Earth Tremor

Sen Laah visits Kwoi communities hit by Earth Tremor

Environment, Politics, Science & Tech, Southern Kaduna
By Israel Bulus, Kaduna The Senator representing Kaduna South in the National Assembly, Dr. Danjuma La'ah has called for calm following the consistent earth tremor that hit Kwoi Communities in Jaba local government. The Senator who visited the area with his entourage on Tuesday 13th September, 2016 said the earth tremor was an act of God urging the people in the area to be patient and wait for geologists to give their reports. " I was shocked when I heard that the incident happened in my constituency. why should it happen in Nigeria and right in my constituency? I pray God for my people not to experience such again," La'ah said. " We thank God the magnitude of the tremor was not high and no casualty was recorded during the occurrences. Something drastic need to be done to know th...
What you need to know about Kwoi earth tremor

What you need to know about Kwoi earth tremor

Education, Environment, Science & Tech
By Andrew Umaru Augustine THE TECTONIC TREMOR IN (KWOI )JABA LGA OF KADUNA STATE! Alot called it vibrations, some called it shaking and many Girgiza. You are all forgiven for a direct expression of what you felt/experienced but this is what it is (A TECTONIC TREMOR). Relax there is no cause for alarm but the terrifying truth is that seismic stations worldwide are recording strong earthquakes on daily basis. Every month the earth is shaken by approximately 80,000 earthquakes at a rate of two earthquakes in a minute, meaning that there is an earthquake taking place right now "Not in Kwoi" but somewhere in d world. Recently seismologist discovered and are studying a new type of seismic signal called tectonic tremor which is less hazardous than an earthquake and occurs at greater dept...