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. Africa Could Be Polio-Free SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    The disease that affects mostly children under 5 and can lead to irreversible paralysis, has been all but wiped out in Africa -- except for in Nigeria. There, religious leaders often interfered with vaccination campaigns, but thanks to increased efforts, the country hasn't seen a new polio case since July of last year, NPR's Goats and Soda reported.

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  2. At the health clinic in Minjibir, Nigeria, a child is immunized for polio.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Nigeria is on the verge of being polio-free. And that would mean that for the first time ever there's no ongoing polio transmission on the African continent.

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  3. Polio Is Active In Only 3 Countries. Soon It Could Be Down To 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WGBH

    Nigeria is on the verge of being polio-free. And that would mean that for the first time ever there's no ongoing polio transmission on the African continent.

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  4. Nigeria death sentences for blasphemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | BBC News

    An Islamic court has sentenced nine people to death for insulting the Prophet Mohammad in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. They were charged last month and have all pleaded guilty, the head of Kano's religious police, Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa, told the BBC.

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  5. War in House of Reps over leadership postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Vanguard

    Bad blood flowing from the unresolved leadership tussle in the House of Representatives literally flowed in the chambers of the House, yesterday, as members charged on one another for supremacy. For about one and half hours, members were in riot mood following an attempt by allies of the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to compel Speaker Yakubu Dogara to announce the list of principal officers of the House as dictated by the party.

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  6. Nigeria: Boko Haram - Nigeria's Islamist Insurgency - by Virginia ComolliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    "Nigerian civilians find themselves stuck between two brutal opponents - Boko Haram and the security forces - both of which have been accused of war crimes" ... "Even if the military is successful in crushing the current manifestation of Boko Haram, a new version will most likely present itself, sooner or later, feeding on unresolved grievances and inequality" . These two quotes from the beginning and end of this timely and well-researched book sum up the twin problems facing the population of northeastern Nigeria: the Boko Haram insurgency and the brutal, clumsy and totally inadequate response of the Nigerian government and armed forces.

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  7. Okiro and a failed blackmailing schemeRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Vanguard

    Retired Inspector-General of Police Mr. Mike Okiro, hit the nail on the head over the hullabaloo regarding the N275.5 million election fund fraud. He asserted that the whole scheme was an attempt to blackmail him.

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  8. Nigeria: What Has Become of the School-Feeding Programme?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Abuja, Katsina, Kano, Kaduna - The latest report by UNESCO placed Nigeria top with over 9 million out of school children and one of the countries that failed to meet the Education For All targets of the Millennium Development Goals . The international community has been advocating that nations should ensure all children have equal right to education by increasing access and enrolment.

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  9. Nigeria: Nigeria Football League Managers Blacklist 12 RefereesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The League Management Company has blacklisted 12 match officials for their poor handling of some league games in the on-going Nigeria Glo premier league. The list included four referees and eight assistant referees whose cases have been forwarded to the Nigeria Football Federation Referees Appointment Committee requesting that the listed officials' performances be reviewed and dropped from further officiating of NPFL games pending the conclusion of the review.

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  10. Letter to President BuhariRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | Vanguard

    Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God.

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  11. Over 40 killed in 'Boko Haram' attacks in NE Nigeria: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Daily Star

    ... reviewing troops near Pulka, on the frontline in Borno State, northeast Nigeria. AFP PHOTO/HO/ NIGERIAN ARMY KANO, Nigeria: At least 42 people were shot dead by suspected Boko Haram gunmen in attacks on two villages in Biu and Hawul districts of ...

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  12. Buhari, 36 govs in crucial meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Vanguard

    President Muhammadu Buhari attending to some files in his office as he resumed duties at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida President Muhammadu Buhari and all but one of the thirty six governors of the federation are in a crucial meeting at the presidential a Zvilla.

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  13. Nigeria: Lagos, Six States' Internal Revenue Dropped By N117 Billion in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Internally Generated Revenues of Lagos and six other states in Nigeria dipped by N117.46 billion last year. Daily Trust analysis of recent report released by the National Bureau of Statistics detailing the IGR of states across Nigeria showed the affected states generated a total of N483.32 billion in 2013 but this figure plummeted to N365.86 billion in 2014.

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  14. Female suicide bomber kills 20 in Nigeria city of MaiduguriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Straits Times

    ... city, which has been repeatedly targeted in recent weeks by shelling, bombs and suicide attacks. -- PHOTO: AFP KANO, Nigeria (AFP) - At least 20 people were killed Monday when a young female suicide bomber detonated her explosives at a bus station ...

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  15. Wrenches in hand, Nigerian lady mechanics retool gender rolesRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The road that runs by the Sandex Garage is little more than a giant pothole - an unforgiving groove that turns into a muddy river after it rains. Cars heave and shudder as they roll slowly by, tires straining against the rutted ground.

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  16. The old bureaucracy is backRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Vanguard

    FROM January 15, 1966 till June 3, 1967, Nigeria had no Ministers. That is a period of over fifteen months.

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  17. Chad strikes Boko Haram in Nigeria, bans burqasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | CNN

    A video of Abubakar Shekau, who claims to be the leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, is shown in September 2013. Boko Haram is an Islamist militant group waging a campaign of violence in northern Nigeria.

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  18. Nigerian finds suitor via radio appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Newsday

    A woman who went on radio to appeal for a husband in the northern Nigerian city of Kano has found a suitor, journalist Nasiru Zango has told the BBC. Mr Zango, who works at Freedom Radio, said Zainab Abdulmalik, 22, made the appeal on Tuesday, asking prospective husbands to come to the station the next day.

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  19. We happy fewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Economist

    NIGERIANS, THEIR NEIGHBOURS grumble, think of their country as the Texas of Africa, where everything is bigger and better. On size, at least, they are largely right.

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  20. Falana Faults Buhari For Presenting Nigeria's "Wish List" To G7Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari for attending the just concluded G7 meeting with a shopping list of Nigeria's problems. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria made his position known Wednesday at a civil society round table on the state of the nation organized by the Nigerians United for Democracy in Lagos.

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