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FG acquires six training airplanes for NCAT

FG acquires six training airplanes for NCAT

By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja As part of its commitment to implement the national aviation roadmap, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has acquired six new state-of-the-art aircrafts for the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, NCAT, Zaria. Speaking while inspecting the aircraft in Austria, Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika said the new training airplanes are to be […]

Police disperse IMN protesters in Zaria

Police disperse IMN protesters in Zaria

Ben Agande, Kaduna The Kaduna State police Thursday dispersed a group of Islamic Movement in Nigeria protesters at the Central area of Kaduna Metropolis and Zaria. ALSO READ: BayelsaDecides: I’m disappointed with what I see compare to other countries ― Goodluck Jonathan State Police Public Relations Officer, Yakubu Sabo in a statement made available to journalists […]

Center records 88 sexual assault cases, seeks religious, traditional leaders’ help

Center records 88 sexual assault cases, seeks religious, traditional leaders’ help

The Sexual Assault Center of Gambo Sawaba General Hospital, Zaria on Wednesday solicited the support of religious and traditional leaders in sensitizing the public on its efforts to support sexual assault victims. Hajiya Amina Umar-Faruk, the center manager made the call in Zaria during a sensitization workshop on the impact of Violence Against Children (VAC). […]

Anxiety in Zaria over proposed bill to ban sale, consumption of alcohol

Anxiety in Zaria over proposed bill to ban sale, consumption of alcohol

Ben Agande – Kaduna Anxiety is mounting in Zaria as authorities of Sabon Gari local government area of the state proposed an edict to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol within the local government area. At a public hearing organised by the legislative arm of local government on the proposed edict Thursday, hotel and […]

NSCDC uncovers two illegal rehabilitation centres in Zaria, rescues 11 chained victims

NSCDC uncovers two illegal rehabilitation centres in Zaria, rescues 11 chained victims

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has uncovered two illegal rehabilitation centres in Kaduna State.  The illegal facilities known as Limanchi Iya and Marmara Rehabilitation Centres were discovered on Tuesday morning in Zaria. Rescued during the operation were 11 people who were in chains, including an 11-year-old boy. NSCDC Deputy Commandant in Kaduna, […]