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Police officers vow to embark on strike over non-payment of their benefits.
- Published on 03 March 2015
- Written by Nura Ado
The police officers who are being owed promotion arrears say they would embark on strike on March 28th, 2015, the new date of the rescheduled Presidential election.
The policemen said their action is necessary in order to convince the police authorities that they are serious about their threat of embarking on the planned srike action.
The police personnel said over a hundred of their colleagues retired in 2014 without being paid their promotion arrears and other benefits, adding that the payment had been pending for over two years.
While speaking to newsmen the aggrieved police officers expressed doubt over the certainty that their benefits would be paid as promised by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba.
The Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, had earlier said the aggrieved policemen would be paid as soon as the Force receives money from the Federal Government.
Kaduna State House of Assembly receives supplementary budget of over three billion naira by the State Government for approval.
- Published on 23 September 2014
- Written by Rakiya Saminu Daura
The Kaduna State House of Assembly has received a supplementary budget of over three billion naira submitted by the State government for approval.
The Majority Leader Representing Lere Constituency in the House, Alhaji Umar Yunusa Mohammed presented the request to the House on Tuesday in Kaduna.
According to Alhaji Umar Yunusa, the supplementary budget is to be used in purchasing Ebola medicine, road maintenance, youth empowerment and to execute some state and local Government joint projects in the State.
After a debate the House resolved to refer the bill to its committee on appropriation for an indepth study and report back to the House on Wednesday.
Also, the bill for a law to provide funds to the Kaduna State University to the tune of Forty eight million naira has passed second reading and has been referred to the appropriation Committee for necessary action.
A non-governmental Organistion in Kaduna cautions Nigerians on the need for religious tolerance
- Published on 07 September 2014
- Written by Rakiya Saminu Daura
A Non-governmental Organisation in Kaduna, Children Union Foundation, has stressed the need for Nigerians to learn to live in peace and harmony with each other so that the country can move forward.
The Executive Director of the group, Mrs Vicky Boniface while fielding quetions from newsmen in Kaduna state, said the group’s aim is to educate children from the two major religions in the state on peaceful coexistence.
- Bomb explosion in Kano motor Park lives one dead and eight others injured
- Federal government to settle medical bills of Kaduna bomb blast victims- NEMA
- Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna describes Kaduna bomb blasts as act of cowardice
- Two separate bomb blasts leave many dead and several others injured in Kaduna as Buhari escapes uninjured.
- Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency-SEMA, cautions Kaduna residents on flood.
- Nigeria expresses support for an independent international investigation into the Malaysian airline crash in Ukraine.
- Unknown gunmen attack leaves five dead and one injured at Fadan Karshi village in Sanga local government area of Kaduna State.
- Pastor secures release of six inmates from the Kaduna central prisons.
- National Chairman, Council of Ulama of JIBWIS, urges Muslims to intensify prayers for peace in the country during the Ramadan period.
- National Drug Law Enforcement Agency-NDLEA arrest eleven children and hotel manager in Kaduna over alleged drug abuse and trafficking.