Kano, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

Kano, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kano, Nigeria. (Page 9)

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  1. Boko Haram Suicide Attacks Using Women, Children on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    The United Nations Children's Fund reported an increase of suicide attacks in Nigeria, particularly those executed by young women and girls. "Children are not instigating these suicide attacks; they are used intentionally by adults in the most horrific way," explained Jean Gough, the UNICEF Representative in Nigeria .

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  2. Customs Confiscates N315bn Worth Of Textile Materials In KanoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko Inde, yesterday said textile materials worth about N315 billion smuggled into the country were recently impounded in Kano State by his men. The confiscation was sequel to a May 8 raid carried out by the NCS on warehouses suspected to be used by smugglers to store some textile materials.

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  3. No Govt. Official With Question To Answer Should Be Allowed To Leave...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation under the late President Umar Musa Yar'Adua administration, Mahmud Yayale Ahmed, has charged the incoming administration not to allow anyone with a case to answer flee the country after May 29. Yayale, who is the pro-chancellor and chairman of council of the Bayero University, Kano gave the advice after presenting a paper titled "The 2015 Transition: Realities, Expectations and the Challenges", at the 31st convocation lecture of the university yesterday. The former SGF said when the Muhammadu Buhari administration takes over, it would discover many things and ask many questions.

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  4. Nigeria's Electricity Crisis is Leadership FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Vanguard

    Nigeria's epileptic power supply has taken a turn for the worse in recent months. Despite investing over $30 billion in the sector in the past 15 years, the total electricity supply as at today is less than a mere 1,400 megawatts for a country of over 170 million people.

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  5. Nigeria: Nigeria Fuel Crisis Takes Rising Economic TollRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria is facing a prolonged fuel-supply crisis that is taking a severe toll on the country's economy, living conditions, and basic services, reports say. The shortage in Africa's leading oil producer has forced an increasing number of drivers in Lagos to stop using their personal vehicles, but prices for commuters on public transport have more than doubled.

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  6. Nigeria records 12,000 cases of VVF annuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Project Manager, USAID Fistula Care Plus Project, Dr. Habibu Sadauki, has said over 12,000 cases of Vesico Virginal Fistula, VVF, are recorded annually in Nigeria. Sadauki revealed that over 5,000 cases have been repaired, explaining that the fundamental cause of VVF is culture, poverty and illiteracy among the citizens.

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  7. Sanusi's misreading of forensic reportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Vanguard

    By Adams Cooke The article by the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN and the new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, published last week in the Financial Times , made fascinating reading not least because of his amazing ability to reach conclusions totally at variance with those reached by the writers of the forensic report themselves, Pricewaterhouse Coopers. This is a trait that has sadly followed the former Governor of the CBN.

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  8. Man fights to bring brother's body homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... there is little prospect of it being returned soon to the United States. Last June, Fitzpatrick took off from Kano, Nigeria, en route to Douala, Cameroon, for his work with African Parks, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of ...

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  9. Child bride murder charges droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Newsday

    Nigerian prosecutors have withdrawn murder charges against a 15-year-old girl accused of using rat poison to kill her husband, aged 35. The Kano state attorney general told the BBC that the case would be dropped because the accused is a minor and the victim's family had forgiven her. When the case was reported in 2014, it threw a spotlight on the issue of child brides and forced marriages in Nigeria.

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    May 19, 2015 | News Times

    ... there is little prospect of it being returned soon to the United States. Last June, Fitzpatrick took off from Kano, Nigeria, en route to Douala, Cameroon, for his work with African Parks, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of ...

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  11. Ridgefield man fights to bring his brother's body home from AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... there is little prospect of it being returned soon to the United States. Last June, Fitzpatrick took off from Kano, Nigeria, en route to Douala, Cameroon, for his work with African Parks, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of ...

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  12. Nigeria: Nigerians Groan As Petrol Scarcity Bites HarderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Since March, this year, when fuel scarcity hits states across the federation, the story-line has been that of suffering, sweat, long queues at fuel stations and increase in prices of goods and services in Nigeria. From Abuja to Lagos, Osogbo to Akwa, Enugu to Rivers, Oyo to Ogun and Rivers to Kano, it has been one hell of an experience, coming few weeks to the handover date.

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  13. At least 55 killed in Boko Haram raids on 2 Nigerian villages: residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Daily Star

    KANO, Nigeria: At least 55 people were killed in two Boko Haram raids this week near Maiduguri, capital of restive northeastern Nigeria Borno state, a vigilante and two residents said on Friday. "Boko Haram fighters raided Bale and Kayamla villages where they killed at least 55 people and burnt several homes after looting them before proceeding to the outskirts of Maiduguri where they were crushed by troops," a vigilante official, Abacha Zinnari, said.

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  14. Speakership: Aspirant for speakership position pledges 75% c'ttee...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    One of the leading contenders for the post of Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, has taken his campaign to the 200 newly elected members of the green chamber.

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  15. Nigeria: Missing U.S.$20 Billion in Oil Money - Audit Row ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria , Lamido Sanusi, has reacted to the recent audit report by PricewaterhouseCoopers on the alleged missing $20 billion oil money, saying the report has confirmed in the first instance that at least $18.5 billion was indeed missing. Mr. Sanusi faulted the petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who said the report had exonerated the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, earlier accused of diverting the money.

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  16. Nigeria: NNPC Audit Report Confirmed U.S.$18.5 Billion Earnings Not Remitted to Treasury - SanusiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II and former Central Bank of Nigeria, governor has reacted to the auditors' report on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's books. The former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, in an article titled "Unanswered questions on Nigeria's missing oil revenue billions", in the "Financial Times", insisted that the PwC Audit Report confirmed that about $18.5billion of the NNPC's earnings was not remitted to the treasury, contrary to what the Petroleum Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, claimed is the case.

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  17. El-Rufai set to probe Yero administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Vanguard

    K aduna -Kaduna State governor-elect, Malam Nasir El-Rufa'i has hinted that he may probe the outgoing administration of Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero. According to El-Rufa'i, "The APC-led government will ask politicians who stole government money to return such funds."

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  18. Nigeria: Boko Haram - Thousands of Refugees Return From NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The National Emergency Management Agency has so far registered a total of 11, 449 Nigerian returnees from the Republic of Niger at the transit camp in Geidam, Yobe State and transported about 7, 000 of them to their various states as at yesterday. In a statement signed by the press officer of the agency, Ezekiel Manzo, it said, "Transportation of the returnees continues as more high capacity buses and vehicles have been engaged by NEMA to fully transport them to their various states even as the agency is also continuing with the provision of basic supports at the transit camp."

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  19. Jonathan appoints former CBN boss, Emir Sanusi as UNIBEN pro-chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Vanguard

    The former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi , has been appointed as the pro-chancellor of the University of Benin, Edo State. Sanusi received his letter of appointment at his palace on Monday from the Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau.

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  20. Downgrade of Asaba AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Vanguard

    SAFETY is just a word in Nigeria . Its importance is entirely lost on us. Everyday we act in ways that show our preference for words.

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