(1) Mike Mbama Okiro. Mike Okiro is the first Igbo man to assume the post of Inspector General. He was born on 24 July 1949 in Oguta, Imo State. He attended the University of Ibadan where he studied English before proceeding to the University of Lagos where had bagged a Masters of Public Administration.
On 10 July 2021, Kaduna State Indigenes woke up to the sad news of the demise of former Deputy Governor, Barnabas Bala Bantex. However, late Bantex has been laid to rest in his country home Randiyan, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Burial Service was held at Manchok township square and witnessed a large crowd who came to grieve with the bereaved family.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasiru Elrufai has suspended weekly markets in Birnin gwari, Chikun, Igabi, and Kajuru local government areas. He also banned the sale of petroleum products in Jerry cans in the aforementioned local government areas. This information which was shared via the governor's Facebook page is aimed at curtailing insecurity in the state.
The Kaduna state government, led by Gov Nasiru Elrufai has embarked on metropolitan renewal across the state tagged "Kaduna Urban Renewal Project".This project is aimed at renovating infrastructures in Kaduna state to meet international standards.A drive around the capital city and major towns in the state will leave you impressed as the former capital of the defunct Northern region has never had it this good.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru Elrufai has announced the postponement of school resumption in the state till further notice. This announcement was shared via the Governor's Facebook page on 6 August 2021. The initial resumption date was supposed to be on 9 August 2021 but will have to be postponed due to the insecurity situation in the state.
Report reaching us from the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasiru Elrufai has confirmed the death of his former Deputy Governor, Arch Barnabas Bala(Bantex). The late Bantex served Elrufai from 2015 to 2019 before he was replaced by Hajiya Sabuwa Hadiza after his resignation. He hails from Manchok, Kaura LG, and studied architecture at the University of Lagos.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasiru Elrufai announced the reopening of primary and secondary schools in the state effective from 12 September 2022. This announcement is coming after months of closure due to the rising cases of insecurity. The government had earlier taken proactive measures to curtail the incessant attacks on educational institutions by unknown gunmen.
The Kaduna state government, under the leadership of Governor Nasiru Elrufai has made infrastructural development it's priority.A drive around the capital city and other major towns across the state will leave you impressed with the work Governor Elrufai is doing.
Insecurity has been a menace ravaging the Northern part of the country for some time now. Kaduna State in the northwestern region is one of the worst-hit states as bandits and gunmen alleged to be herders are have been causing mayhem in the state. A few days back, Sahara Reporters confirmed the killing of many persons and the burning of houses/churches in Zangon Kataf LGA of Southern Kaduna District by gunmen believed to be Fulani.
The Kaduna State governor, Nasiru Elrufai had earlier announced the reopening of primary and secondary schools across the state for 12 September 2021. This announcement was made after the military gave a heavy blow on bandits in the state. Though the reopening of schools is a good idea, however, boarding schools might still be at risk of bandit attacks.
Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has shared a video of himself, Governor Nasiru Elrufai of Kaduna state and Senator Dino Melaye of Kogi state marching in the streets of Abuja, protesting against Goodluck Ebele Jonathan's subsidy removal in 2012. The former minister of aviation shared the video few minutes ago on his official twitter handle, stating how disappointed he is in what is happening in Kaduna state, with how the govenor is trying to stop people from carrying out their rights as citizens of Nigeria.
The incessant clashes between herders and farmers have been a cause for concern to the government. In a bid to curtail clashes in the future, many state governors are beginning to sign the Anti-Open grazing bill into law amidst mixed reactions from citizens. This law makes it criminal for herders to occupy private land and move around public areas with their livestock.
Many Nigerians have called it karma already, but the fact remains that it is fellow Nigerian students and people’s children that are suffering in the middle of all these, so I would say karma is not doing a good job either.The students kidnapped in Greenfield University in Kaduna state has made it even worse for the governor and hat he said years ago.
The Government of Kaduna State, led by Gov Nasiru Elrufai has been working tirelessly to make infrastructures in the state meet international standard.This project embarked by Elrufai is aimed at making Kaduna a mega city conducive for foreign investment.
The scourge of terrorism and banditry has been ongoing even before the present regime but seems to be on the rise now.A video shared by Daily Trust captured the moment the incumbent governor of Kaduna state, Nasiru Elrufai lambasted the former President, Goodluck Jonathan over insecurity in the country.
The kidnapping and banditry unrest in Nigeria has been on for a few while now and the new trend is the ransom allegedly being paid by both the Government, the religious leaders and we individuals to get their loved ones back.Some of these persons pay ransom and still did not get to see their loved ones.
Nigerian author and former personal assistant to President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has on Saturday morning stormed Abuja house, a resident of President Muhmmadu Buhari in London, calling on the president to leave the city and go back to Nigeria for his medical treatment.
I have no intention of running for the presidency because of my struggle for the governorship of Kaduna, I have turned gray. Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has stated that he has no plans to run for the presidency because his current governorship is no small feat, Even the gray hair knows.
According to the latest video shared on twitter handled by daily trust, some supporters of Governor Nasiru Elrufai staged Anti-NLC Protest in Kaduna. In the video, some group of men and women on hijab were seen matching on the street with banners with different inscriptions with sound system.
The Protest staged by Former Presidential aide to Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has been causing fuss amongst Nigerians online.The protest which is tagged 'Harass Buhari Out Of London' is aimed at disrupting President Buhari's planned Medical Checkup in London.