COVID-19 2nd Wave: Again, Kaduna Govt Closes Schools

Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai The Kaduna State Ministry of Education has shutdown all public schools across the 23 Local Government Area of the state due to second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. The Commissioner of Education Dr Shehu Muhammad Makarfi disclosed in a statement issued on Tuesday. He said the ministry decided to shutdown the schools due … Read more

Insecurity: 8 ABU Students Kidnapped By Bandits on Sunday – VC

Bandits Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, Professor Kabir Bala has told the Kaduna state government that 8 ABU students were among those kidnapped on Sunday afternoon on the Kaduna-Abuja Road. The Kaduna State Government, however, has stated that the security operatives were pursuing bandits in some locations in Igabi and Kajuru local … Read more

Post Covid-19: Kaduna State To Invest 1.8bn in Schools

From Jibrin Miachi, Kaduna Following the appreciable decline in the recorded cases of COVID-19 in Kaduna, the State Government has decided to finally reopen its primary and secondary schools today Monday, October 19, 2020. Announcing the development, the state Commissioner for Education, Dr. Shehu Usman Muhammed disclosed the decision of government to run shift for … Read more

Just In: Finally, Kaduna Okays Phased Reopening of Schools from Monday

Kaduna State Ministry of Education has directed SS2, JS2 and and Primary Six students to resume schools from next week Monday. The State Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Shehu Usman Makarfi announced this during a press briefing in Kaduna. He said boarding school students would resume on Sunday, eighteen of the month while on the 19th … Read more

INSECURITY: Bandits Kills Pastor, Abducts Daughter in Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia have killed one Rev. Yohanna Abashiya in Kaduna and kidnapped his daughter. The incident took place on October 1, in Agui, Maraban Rido in Chikun Local Government Area. The deceased was the resident pastor of Baptist Church in the community. Facebook user, Gideon Sarki John, stated that the gunmen … Read more

Kaduna SUPEB Trains Teachers on Safety Protocols Ahead of School Resumption

By Philip Yatai Kaduna, Sept. 26. 2020 The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (Kaduna SUBEB), has trained 180 master trainers on COVID-19 preventive measures, in preparation for the re-opening of schools in the state. The Board’s Director of Schools, Malam Aliyu Idris, who made this known at the end of the training in Kaduna … Read more

Kaduna Government Announces Date for Re-opening of Schools

Governor el-Rufai of Kaduna State/File Photo The Kaduna State Government has revealed that schools in the state will resume on August 10 to allow exiting classes to write their exams. This is contained in a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Education, Shehu Makarfi. The resumption will allow the SS3 students to write the … Read more