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Thursday Aug 14 | In-depth Africa

Impersonation: Kaduna Police Arrests Fake ASP

Nemesis has caught up with a 39-year old man, Ayodele Adegoke, who paraded himself as an Assistant Superintendent of Police as the Kaduna State Police Command arrested him on his way to Zaria City to sell bags of Indian hemp.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

In-depth Africa

Soldiers on red alert against us - Shi'ite leader

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, popularly known as Shi'ite, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, on Wednesday raised alarm that the military after allegedly killing his 33 followers at a recent procession has again put soldiers on red alert against the group.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Juan Cole

Gaza Crisis Spills Into Nigeria

On Friday, July 25, in the city of Zaria, a procession of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria came into conflict with Nigerian army troops.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

In-depth Africa

PHOTONEWS: Vice President Namadi Sambo clocks 60

Nigeria's Vice President, Architect Namadi Sambo, at the weekend clocked 60 years of age.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

In-depth Africa

Boko Haram: Military commits 600 extra-judicial killings, says Amnesty

The Amnesty International yesterday implicated the Nigerian military in the extra-judicial killing of over 600 in the North-East, especially Maiduguri and Bama.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

In-depth Africa

Military-Shiite clash: Sultan calls for investigation

CONCERNED over the recent Zaria Military-Shi'ite sect members clash resulting in deaths and score of others injured, Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III has called for a full-scale investigation into the occurence.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

In-depth Africa

Nameless, shameless and clueless?

SOMETIMES you wonder whether you had unconsciously left something out in your previous writings to warrant this repetitive lamentation.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

In-depth Africa

10 year old girl found wearing explosive device apparatus in Katsina

A 10 year old girl strapped with an explosive belt was yesterday July 29th discovered by security forces in company of two other people, a man and an 18 year old girl, while traveling along a road in Katsina state.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Apo killings reprise?

If it's true, as President Goodluck Jonathan's henchmen never tire of peddling, that Boko Haram is a weapon fashioned by the opposition to destabilise their principal and stop him from contesting next year's election, never mind winning it, then the cold blooded murder of nearly three dozen members of the Shi'a community in Zaria last week by ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

El-Zakzakya Tears of father who lost three kids

Last Friday's alleged attacks on members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly known as Shiite, by men of the Army in Zaria has come and gone, but the effect of the killings will certainly remain indelible in the heart of the leader of the movement, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, writes ABDULGAFAR ALABELEWE He cannot just forget it in a hurry.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

In-depth Africa

'Soldiers hid in sugarcane farm to kill my men'

The bodies were displayed on the floor, in wooden caskets. They were surrounded by men who two days earlier had no inkling that they could be dead.

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FG commences probe into Soldiers-Shites clash

Following the deadly fracas between members of the Shiite Islamic group in Zaria, Kaduna State and some soldiers on Friday, security agencies are investigating what could have led to the unfortunate incident, Dailypost has gathered.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

AlertNet

Nigeria Shi'ite leader says military kills 3 sons, 30 supporters

The leader of Nigeria's minority Shi'ite Muslims accused the military on Saturday of killing three of his sons and 30 of his supporters when they opened fire on a protest the previous day.

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Army investigating alleged killing of El-Zazzakey's followers - Spokesman

The Nigerian Army is investigating the alleged killing of some members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Zaria, Kaduna State, on Friday, an official said.

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In-depth Africa

Insecurity: Zazzau emirate cancels Sallah durbar

The Zazzau Emirate Council in Kaduna state, on Saturday announced the cancellation of Eid-El-Fitr durbar and all other festivities in honour of victims of the dual bomb blast that rocked Kaduna metropolis.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Vanguard

Sheikh Zakzaky's son, 10 Others died in Nigerian troops, Shiite Muslims Clash

Nigerian Shiite Muslims has issued a statement indicting Nigerian troops of killing 11 of their members and injuring 40 others in a clash between the group and soldiers in Zaria.

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Soldiers, Shi'ite Muslims Clash in Zaria leaves Four Dead

At least four persons have been reported dead after the clash between soldiers and adherents of the Islamic Shiite Movement at Sabon Gari, in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna State today.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Xinhuanet

Nigeria's bomb blasts death toll rises to 110

The death toll from twin bomb attacks in Nigeria's central north Kaduna State on Wednesday has risen to 110, with more injured victims being rushed to hospital for treatment, a humanitarian official said Thursday.

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