Category Archives: News and News Analysis

Southern Kaduna: the Victim is Searched rather than the Aggressor…Travesty of Justice

Christopher Damina I was completely blown off when I beheld the sight of hunters guns, machetes, cutlasses, knives used for slicing onions, sickles and rest of them as a testimony of a successful search as a security strategy toward disarming the Southern Kaduna people to forestall what? Heaven knows. The victim turned into a culprit

THE PROBLEMS​ WITH SOKAPU

This SOKAPU (Southern Kaduna People’s Union) has 5 problems, yes 5 problems that cannot be solved; 1. It is the most respected umbrella body of the indigenous people of Southern Kaduna to the chagrin of the enemies of Southern Kaduna. 2. The association has never had such overwhelming grassroots supports from the people it represents

Bishop Kukah Predicts Liberation of Southern Kaduna

I am convinced that for the people of Southern Kaduna, it is a new dawn. Despite deliberate policies of exclusion, they have broken their nails to climb out of the dark tunnel of exclusion constructed by the invidious members of the Kaduna mafia. Change began to come only during the administration of Obasanjo. I believe

Southern Kaduna: Bishop Bagobiri Talks Tough as Asso 12 Buried

HOMILY ON THE OCCASION OF BURYING THE 12 VICTIMS OF FULANI HERDSMEN ATTACK IN ASSO, WHICH OCCURRED SATURDAY 15/4/17, BY BISHOP JOSEPH D, BAGOBIRI 21/4/17 “Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? For if the dead are not

Chancellor, Gurara Forum Writes Rufai, Points Out His Many Sins

OPEN LETTER TO GOV NASIR EL RUFAI Your Excellency, When on 29th May 2015 you were sworn in as Governor of Kaduna State, most of us indigenes of Kaduna state were hilarious and excited. Needless to say what our efforts were prior to Election Day. Some discerning minds like us who were non partisan saw

Southern Kaduna: Audu Maikori Rearrested Days After Rufai Vowed to Prosecute Him

The CEO of Chocolate City in Nigeria Mr. Audu Maikori has been re-arrested by the Governor of Kaduna State. Audu’s arrest came after Elrufai publicly vowed to prosecute Audu in social media chat he had in Lagos. The governor accused Audu of publicly posting pictures of Rwanda and Boko Haram killings as Southern Kaduna genocide.

Southern Kaduna: Security Operatives Without Warrant Ransacked Senator’s House

9th March, 2017 PRESS STATEMENT BY SEN. DANJUMA LAAH Gentlemen of the Press, This morning, 9th March, 2017, my Kaduna residence was invaded by armed policemen, MOPOL and plainclothesmen numbering about a hundred.They came in trucks, buses and pick-up vans around 5am, forced my security man at gunpoint to open the gate. Under gunpoint and

The Continued Marginalization of Southern Kaduna: the Post Colonial Era

Note: this is titled “the Post Colonial Era” because it only attempts to explain the injustices that were done after the colonialist have left – they actually layed the foundation for some of the things that followed. THE HAUSA FULANI INTELLIGENTSIA & SOUTHERN KADUNA Southern Kaduna is not Kaduna South Senatorial Zone but 11 LGAs

SOKAPU Commends New Gov’t Resolve to End the Killings, Offers More Suggestions

03/03/2017 PRESS STATEMENT   The national body of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), has watched with keen interest the recent energetic attempts made by the Military, Police and other security agencies brought into Southern Kaduna, to comb the bushes around some of our attack-prone communities like Goska, Ambam, up to Bakin Kogi axis in

Southern Kaduna Genocide: 5 Lies they want You to Believe in

The following are some of the sponsored lies they want you to believe in as regards the genocide going on in Southern Kaduna and our reactions to the lies: 1. They are Reprisal Attacks The Commissioner of Police (CP) has also chosen to take sides with the ongoing genocide in Southern Kaduna by insisting it’s