Bauchi, Nigeria Newswire

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  1. U.S. Fund Ends for 13,000 OrphansRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    A five-year project funded by the US government has closed after enrolling some 13,000 children orphaned and left vulnerable on account of HIV/AIDS in Bauchi, and Katsina. The project Links For Children, which took on some 2,000 children more than it initially targeted, was to ensure children affected HIV/AIDS continue to get care and support through engagement with indigenous civil-society organisations and families.

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  2. Why Fifa Goal project has not taken off in Anambra - commissionerRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Mr Tony Nnacheta, Anambra State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, has revealed why the FIFA GOAL project in the state had not taken off. Anambra was a beneficiary of one the three FIFA project brought to Nigeria, the other two were located in Delta and Bauchi states.

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  3. Equities Sustain Unsteady Profile as NSE-Asi Returns to Green ZoneRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hispanic Business

    Its Year-to-Date returns currently stands at 1.45 per cent. Market Breadth Market breadth closed negative as led 29 gainers against 30 losers topped by UBN at the end of today's session- an unimproved performance when compared with previous outlook Market turnover closes negative as volume traded southwards by 62.25 per cent against 76.22 per cent downtick recorded in the previous session.

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  4. Gunmen attack Nigerian college; 13 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    Two gunmen set off explosives at a Nigerian college, then started shooting -- killing at least 13 people on another day of violence in the African nation, and yet another targeting students. Kano state police commissioner Adelere Shinaboa said the attackers got on the Federal College of Education campus in Kano after opening fire at a checkpoint.

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  5. EBOLA: Private school proprietors back Sept 22 resumption dateRead the original story

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    As the new resumption date by the Federal Government for the nation's public and private schools continues to generate controversy, the National Association Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPS, in Bauchi State has thrown its weight behind the new resumption date, saying schools should adopt preventive measures against the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, instead keeping students at home. President of the association, Mr. Austin Losa, while reacting to threat by the Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, to embark on strike over the resumption date, said: "I see no basis why students should continue to remain at home because of the selfish interest of some unions who are using this resumption date saga to achieve their aims.

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  6. Nigeria approves construction of rice, cassava millsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | World-Grain

    Nigeria's Federal Executive Council approved on Sept. 10 the construction of 10 integrated rice mills and six cassava processing mills throughout the country.

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  7. Bauchi, Ebonyi States Shop for N24.34 Billion Bonds in Capital MarketRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Hispanic Business

    Bauchi and Ebonyi States are to raise N24.34 billion from the nation's capital market through the issuance of bonds for various infrastructural projects. The two states have already applied to the for its approval to enable them raise the funds.

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  8. Boko Haram leader Shekau, other members are not Northerners - NEFRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | In-depth Africa

    The Northern Elders Forum has declared that it is wrong for anyone to claim that the Boko Haram insurgents wagging war against Nigeria are from the Northern Region of the country.

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  9. Did Late Dr Enemou know that his patient had Ebola and treated him secretly?Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Vanguard

    His friend speaks on the life and times of the fallen Ebola victim from his university days to his passing. It's another revealing Saturday Vanguard EXCLUSIVE BY LAJU ARENYEKA U ntil a few weeks ago, Dr. Sam Ikechukwu Enemuo was a relatively unknown name.

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  10. Politicisation of Boko Haram insurgency, bane of Nigeria's anti-terror fight by Lai MohammedRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Vanguard

    Being paper delivered at Portcullis House, House of Commons, London by Alhaji Lai Mohammed, National Publicity Secretary, All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday PHASE Three: This is where things started to fall apart between Boko Haram and politicians/government officials in Borno State. Available reports point to some sort of disagreement between the group and some politicians following the 2007 elections .

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  11. Institute to release new wheat varieties in DecemberRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Vanguard

    The Lake Chad Research Institute in Maiduguri says it will release two new wheat varieties that can yield six tonnes of wheat per hectare in December. The improved varieties have been proven to garner more yields per hectare compared to the one-tonne yield per hectare of the conventional wheat seeds in the country.

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  12. Nigeria: Military Strengthens Operations in Mubi, Bama, Michika, OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | AllAfrica.com

    Abuja, Calabar, Maiduguri, Gombe, Bauchi - AFFIRMING its resolve to defeat the terrorists ravaging the northern part of the country, the military yesterday deployed 500 troops in Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states. The Defence Headquarters disclosed that there were ongoing "highly coordinated air and land operations" towards "stabilising" some of the cities, which have been under the siege of Boko Haram for days.

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  13. Politicisation of Boko Haram insurgency, bane of Nigeria's anti-terror fightRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Vanguard

    PHASE Three: This is where things started to fall apart between Boko Haram and politicians/government officials in Borno State. Available reports point to some sort of disagreement between the group and some politicians following the 2007 elections .

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  14. PDP is Mocking Nuhu Ribadu - KwankwasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | In-depth Africa

    Yakubu Salisu The PDP has now made the former EFCC chairman, Nuhu Ribadu to be a laughing stock among PDP stakeholders in Adamawa state after the party dumped him in its recent gubernatorial primaries, Gov. Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano state has said. "After he left the APC for the PDP, his new party did not find him worthy of its gubernatorial ticket.

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  15. Politicisation of Boko Haram insurgency, bane of Nigeria's anti-terror fight by Lai MohammedRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Vanguard

    Being paper delivered at Portcullis House, House of Commons, London by Alhaji Lai Mohammed, National Publicity Secretary, All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday SINCE the formation of our party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, our political opponents have strenuously tried to misinform Nigerians and the international community that the APC is linked to Boko Haram, claiming 'our actions, utterances and body language' support or sympathise with Boko Haram. Of course, this deliberate political misinformation and manipulation continue to flounder and fail spectacularly, not least because successive events prove these claims to be hollow, but also that it is our political opponents who are playing a 'Boko Haram Poker Game'.

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  16. FEC okays N13b for 16 rice, cassava millsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | In-depth Africa

    T he Federal Executive Council meeting yesterday approved N13 billion for the establishment of ten rice mills and six cassava mills across the country. He was accompanied by the Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, Works Minister, Mike Onolememen, Works Minister of State, Adeyeye, Minister of State for Power, Mohammed Wakil, and Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu.

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  17. Nigeria: Northern Elders Seek Trial of Ihejirika, SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | AllAfrica.com

    Abuja/Enugu/Bauchi/Maiduguri - CALLS for the investigation and prosecution of the former Chief of Army Staff , Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika , and former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, over their alleged complicity in the Boko Haram insurgency are growing stronger, with the Northern Elders Forum now joining the fray.

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  18. Thousands flee as Boko Haram capture more territoryRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Vanguard

    Panicked residents fled their homes in northeast Nigeria on Monday in fear of Boko Haram attacks while the military sought to recapture ground lost to the militants in recent weeks. The exodus from Mubi, the commercial hub of Adamawa state, began on Sunday after the insurgents seized Michika 42 kilometres away the day before, heightening fears of an impending strike.

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  19. Sunergy Management Plans Follow Up Visit to Nigeria for Affordable Housing and Solar Power ProjectsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Market Wire

    On Tuesday, September 2, 2014 The Company's affordable building partner responded to an official invitation from Nigeria's Minister of Housing with an opening bid to win a contract for all, or a portion of 10,000 affordable homes under a pilot project funded primarily by The World Bank to the tune of $250,000,000. The president of our building partner commented on our bid and the following link as follows: "I just want to show you the article about the bid we just put into the Nigerian government for green homes.

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  20. Falana To FG: Investigate Sheriff's Link With Boko Haram or Face the Court of LawRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | In-depth Africa

    Lagos lawyer Femi Falana has threatened to drag the federal government to court if it fails to immediately order the investigation linking former governor of Borno State Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff to the deadly Islamic sect Boko Haram. To this end, Falana is asking the government to implement the Ambassador Usman Galtimari Panel report that investigated the genesis of the insurgency in the northeast region.

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