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. On Saraki's stewardship at the National AssembyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Vanguard

    INTERESTINGLY, it's almost rolling to five months that Saraki took over the reins of leadership in the Senate and against all odds and through his effective and efficient leadership, he has continued to win more admirers both within and outside the Senate chambers. On the streets, a lot of Nigerians now relate with the business of legislative practices because they could see radical changes and departures from business-as-usual in the 8th Senate.

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  2. Ohi of Adavi, Ibrahim Asuku is deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Ohi of Adavi, HRH Ohi Ibrahim Asuku in Kogi Central zone of Kogi state is dead. He was aged 71. The highly respected traditional ruler died Wednesday morning.

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  3. Islamic new year: Kano Govt. declares Wednesday public holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Vanguard

    Notice of the holiday is contained in a statement issued by Alhaji Baba Dantiye, the Director-General, Media and Communications to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, made available to newsmen in Kano on Tuesday. Dantiye quoted Gov. Ganduje as congratulating the people of the state and Muslims the world over, for witnessing the new year.

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  4. Ministerial nominee, Engr. Suleiman Adamu's CVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Vanguard

    This is an exclusive presentation of a classified document on President Muhammadu Buhari's ministerial nominees as prepared by the Senate. According to the document, some of the nominees are said to have corruption cases leveled against them.

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  5. Ministerial nominee, Ibrahim Usman Jibril's CVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Vanguard

    This is an exclusive presentation of a classified document on President Muhammadu Buhari's ministerial nominees as prepared by the Senate. According to the document, some of the nominees are said to have corruption cases leveled against them.

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  6. Saudi Arabia's oil policy 'does not help anyone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | CNN

    Saudi Arabia's decision to flood world markets with oil is a mistake that the kingdom has repeated several times in the past four decades. That's the view of the outspoken former central bank governor of Nigeria, a fellow member of OPEC and the cartel's biggest producer in Africa.

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  7. Nigeria: Hajj stampede victims rise to 145Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria , has released updated figures on the number of Nigerians who died in the Hajj stampede at Mina in Saudi Arabia. According to the Sun Newspaper, NAHCON disclosed that "[a total of] 345 Nigerians, were affected in the stampede, 145 had been certified, dead, 35 injured, while 165, were yet to be accounted for."

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  8. BoI commissions N44m solar system to boost SMEs operation in Niger StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Vanguard

    B ank of Industry has commissioned a N44 million micro-grid solar system in Bisanti, a remote community in Niger State as part of strategic moves to promote small scale enterprises in the country. The 24KW micro-grid solar electrification system, which is billed to be replicated in six communities in a pilot phase across the country, is part of the bank's Solar Energy Partnership with the United Nations Development Programme .

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  9. Looted Billions:Buhari tightens noose on Jonathan's menRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Vanguard

    There were indications over the weekend that President Muhammadu buhari's anti-corruption war is being revved up as investigations closed-in on another confidant of President Goodluck Jona-than. The on-going investig-ations border on some scandalous deals in the petroleum industry regarding Offshore Processing Agreements, OPAs, whereby crude oil, worth billions of naira, was given to traders in exchange for refined imported products - specifically, Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, as well as the illegal use of diplomatic passports by some individuals to engage in illegal foreign exchange movements.

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  10. Ministerial List: Senate begins screening of nominees Oct 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Vanguard

    CONTRARY to the plea of President Muhammadu Buhari for expeditious screening and confirmation of his ministerial nominees, the senators are not in a hurry to do so. They are asking for the citation and resume of the 21 nominees to ensure "due diligence."

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  11. How Boko Haram killed 600 teachers, displaced 19,000 in 7 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Vanguard

    The National President of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, , Com. Michael Olukoya, on Monday said that the union has lost over 600 of its members to Boko Haram attacks.

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  12. Punctuality: Kano launches workers' biometric attendance machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Kano State Government has launched a biometric time and attendance machine for monitoring workers punctuality in their various places of work. This is contained in a statement signed by Alhaji Mustapha Fagge, the Public Relations Officer in the office of the Head of Service.

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  13. Nigeria: We Began Investigating Diezani in 2013 - UK Anti-Graft UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The International Corruption Unit of the United Kingdom National Crimes Agency has revealed that the investigation into the allegations of bribery and corruption for which former Petroleum Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke was arrested at the weekend actually started in 2013. The agency mentioned this in a statement on its website yesterday where it declared that the former petroleum ministers with four others being investigated for the suspected criminal act had been released on conditional bail.

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  14. Nigeria: Hajj Deaths - Emir Sanusi Wants Nigerian Pilgrims to End "Stoning the Devil"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Emir of Kano and head of Nigeria's 2015 Hajj delegation, Muhammad Sanusi II, has said that he would recommend that Nigerians stop participating in the Jamarat rite of Hajj in Mina, except they are given accommodation close to the site. His comments followed the death of 769 pilgrims, in September, as over 2 million people made an attempt to "stone the devil".

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  15. Police intensify effort against herdsmen, other crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Vanguard

    Tambari Yabo Muhammad, an Assistant Inspector General of Police , says police have intensified community partnerships in efforts to track down cattle rustlers and other hoodlums terrorising residents of Katsina State and other neighbouring states. Yabo, the AIG in charge of Zone One, who said this on Sunday in an interactive session with Police Community Relations Committee in Funtua, urged the people to redouble their efforts to provide useful information on the criminals to the police.

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  16. Hajj Stampede: Nigerians would no longer stone devil - SanusiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, on Friday said Nigerians will no longer participate in the stoning of devil ritual, except they get accommodation close to Jamrat, where the exercise will take place. The Emir, who quoted several verses of the Qur'an, said refusal to perform the stoning of devil ritual does not in any way invalidate one's pilgrimage.

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  17. Bombs blast the outskirts of Nigerian capital Abuja, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | The Age

    ... Ogwuchea . A child stands on a burnt-out police truck following an overnight attack at Sheka police station in Kano, Nigeria, in January 2012. Boko Haram has been trying to carve out an Islamist state in the country's northeast since 2009, killing ...

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  18. Diezani Alison-Madueke arrested in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Vanguard

    IMMEDIATE past Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, was yesterday arrested with four other people by the UK National Crime Agency. She was however granted bail after she had been detained for several hours.

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  19. Ministerial List: Why Buhari holds on to 15 other nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Vanguard

    There are feelers from the Presidency that the remaining 15 names of ministerial nominees will hit the Senate early next week after what sources described as 'laborious' security checks and vetting of the prospective nominees. The high-wire tension and expectations with which Nigerians awaited President Muhammadu Buhari's ministerial nominees have been doused with his submission of names of 21 nominees to the Senate.

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  20. 'Those who invited wanted ISIS chief to Nigeria arrested in Kano'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Nigeria Immigration Service , yesterday, denied playing any part in the process that led to the issuance of Nigerian Visa to the wanted ISIS chief, Ahmed Al Assir in Lebanon, even as it said two men connected to Al Assir, who he was coming to visit in Nigeria, had been arrested in Kano and immediately handed over to the National Security Adviser, General Babagana Monguno . The Comptroller-General of the NIS, Martin Abeshi, who debunked any complicity of the Service, while speaking at a news conference in Abuja, said "From the record available, the Immigration Service did not issue that visa.

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