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President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the institution of a special programme that will honour officers of the armed forces who lose their lives in active service. The President gave the directive on Saturday at the combined passing-out-parade and commissioning of the 61 regular course and short service course 42 cadets of the National Defence Academy in Kaduna.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Kenneth Minimah, on Friday in Kaduna denied the purported plan to enlist 10,000 ex- Niger Delta militants and ex-service men to boost the fight against insurgency in the north-eastern part of the country.
Frontline Islamic cleric Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has rejected President Goodluck Jonathan's apology for the killing of his three sons and 31 other members of his movement. El-Zakzaky is the leader of the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria.
In a first for international broadcasters, BBC World Service has announced the launch of TV programming in Hausa. BBC Hausa's 10-minute TV news bulletins will now bring the BBC's coverage of regional and international news to viewers of Nigeria's Capital TV as well as the West African satellite TV channel, Adom TV .
All roads lead to the Atunbi Mose C&S Church , Bakin-Ikun, Kaduna Road, Suleja in Abuja on Sunday as it celebrates its 15th Founder's Day anniversary. Prophet Gbenga Ogundele, who doubles as its founder and minister-in-charge, said the ceremony was primarily put together to thank God for using the church as a huge blessing to humanity.
The 19 year old undergraduate student of Law in Ahmadu Bello University , who has been under quarantine at the teaching hospital of the University in Shika, Zaria for a strange ailment that was earlier suspected to Ebola Virus Disease has been tested Ebola negative. Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Ambassador Nuhu Audu Bajoga, told newsmen in Kaduna Wednesday that the student was suffering from 'Dengue Fever', not Ebola Virus Disease.
The first confirmed Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, case that was also one of the three persons quarantined in Oduoha, Emohua Local Government Area, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has died of the disease. The deceased, an elderly woman, is the seventh Ebola fatality to be recorded in the country, and the first death in the new Port Harcourt isolation centre for Ebola.
By: Luka Binniyat KADUNA - Kaduna state was gripped in anxiety Wednesday as the result of the test on its first suspected Ebola victim was being awaited.
Many Nigerians defecate in the open because there are no good toilet facilities or conveniences within their reach, the Head of Department of Microbiology, Kaduna State University, Dr. Bimbo Orukotan, has said.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:54 pm
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