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CDD FACT CHECK: Where there attacks in some Kaduna communities as claimed by el-Rufai?

CDD FACT CHECK: Where there attacks in some Kaduna communities as claimed by el-Rufai?

VERDICT: True but with misleading narratives THE CLAIM: On the eve of the now postponed presidential and national assembly elections, the Kaduna state government announced that 66 people had been
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The Late 5: Death toll in Kajuru killings rises to 130; Ballot box snatchers will be punished according to the law – INEC chairman | Other top stories

The Late 5: Death toll in Kajuru killings rises to 130; Ballot box snatchers will be punished according to the law – INEC chairman | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Death toll in Kajuru killings rises to 130 The death toll in …
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SOKAPU, el-Rufai disagree over casualty figure in Kajuru killings

Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has visited Kajuru where 66 people were reportedly killed on Friday and warned against politicising the issue. Spokesperson to the governor, Samuel Aruwan, stated that his principal was accompanied on the trip by the GOC 1 Division of the Nigerian Army….
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Army, police speak on how ’66 people’ were killed in Kaduna

Army, police speak on how ’66 people’ were killed in Kaduna

The Nigerian army has confirmed the killing of 66 people in eight different communities in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state.  Faruk Yahaya, general officer commanding (GOC) 1 division
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66 people killed in Kaduna

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has confirmed the killings of 66 killing of 66 persons in Kajuru local government area of the State. “Security agencies today reported the recovery of 66 bodies that were killed in attacks by criminal elements on various dispersed hamlets in the Maro Gida and Iri axis of Kajuru […]
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Buhari distances Presidency from El-Rufai’s ‘body bag’ comments

With the less than 48 hours remaining before Nigeria goes to poll to elect its president and federal lawmakers, President Muhammadu Buhari has said international observers were welcome to monitor the elections. “I want to assure all Nigerians, the diplomatic community and all foreign election observers of their safety and full protection,” Buhari said in […]
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20 Candidates Withdraw From Kaduna Governorship Race

Twenty candidates of various political parties have withdrawn from the governorship election in Kaduna State. The governorship candidates announced their decision through their leader, Awwal Abdullahi, of United Democratic Party (UDP) ahead of the forthcoming general elections. Abdullahi briefed reporters on Tuesday during a solidarity visit to the Government House in

El-Rufai Faults Polls Predicting Victory For Atiku

File photo: Nasir El-rufai The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has dismissed recent opinion polls conducted by some local and foreign organisations which predicted victory for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. He described the prediction as false and not having statistical significance, saying the polls were

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