Zaria, Nigeria Newswire

Zaria, Nigeria Newswire

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  1. Muhammadubuhari 633x393Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New Vision

    The protracted absence on medical grounds of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has stoked fears of a full-blown political crisis at the heart of Africa's most populous nation. The 74-year-old former army general left Abuja for London on January 19, leaving Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in charge while he took time off.

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  2. .com | Buhari's health sparks fresh debate on leadership in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | News24

    The protracted absence on medical grounds of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has stoked fears of a full-blown political crisis at the heart of Africa's most populous nation. The 74-year-old former army general left Abuja for London on January 19, leaving Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in charge while he took time off.

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  3. Zaria residents commend El Rufai over construction of drainagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Vanguard

    Some residents of Zaria, Kaduna State have commended Kaduna State Government for the construction of drainages in the town to facilitate free water flow to curb the menace of flood and check incidence of malaria. NAN reports that the project was to facilitate free water flow and to check breeding of mosquitoes in stagnant water.

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  4. Not all judges are corrupt -Justice AbdullahiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Vanguard

    Abdullahi made the remark during a public presentation of the journal on Private and Comparative Law, organised in his honour by the Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He said that in any human society, there must be good, bad and worst elements.

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  5. Nigeria: Why Nigerian Airlines Are Failing - OperatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | AllAfrica.com

    The Airline Operators of Nigeria, AON, on Sunday attributed the poor performance of domestic airlines to multiple taxation by various agencies in the aviation sector. Nogie Meggisson, Chairman, AON, made the claim in Lagos while reacting to the takeover of Arik Air and Aero Contractors by the Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON.

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  6. Nigeria: Nema Confirms 23 Killed in Kano-Zaria Truck AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | AllAfrica.com

    At least 23 people were killed in an accident along Kano-Zaria road, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said. Musa Ilallah, the North-West zonal coordinator of the agency, said ton Sunday that he accident occurred after the truck's tyre burst before it lost control and skidded into the bush.

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  7. Contractor escapes with NCAT N37mRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Vanguard

    A contractor of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Technology , Zaria, was alleged to have escaped with N37million meant for the college's hangar. Senate Committee on Aviation during an oversight visit led by the Committee's Deputy Chairman, Senator Bala Nallah in Zaria Friday, threatened to arrest the contractor for absconding with said amount meant for the completion of the colleges' third hangar project.

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  8. U.S. pledges N36.5m grant for Nigeria cultural heritage preservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Vanguard

    U.S. will on Feb. 13 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nigeria for a provision of $160,000 grant to help in the preservation of the nation's cultural heritage. A statement by the U.S Embassy in Abuja on Friday stated that U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington would sign the MoU.

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  9. Nigeria: Saraki Appoints New Chief of StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    In a statement by his Special Adviser , Yusuph Olaniyonu, Mr. Saraki said the appointment takes immediate effect. Baba Ahmed, 61, attended the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria as well as London School of Economics and University of Sussex, both in the United Kingdom.

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  10. Man, 71, accused of forging documents for motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Vanguard

    T he Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service, yesterday, arraigned one Garba Kasimu, 71, before a Zaria chief magistrate court for alleged forgery of vehicle documents and driver's licences. Kasimu, of 214 Kaura, Zaria City, Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, was brought before Chief Magistrate Umar Bature on a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and forgery.

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  11. Reasons Why Nigerians Can Never Part With PonmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Ghanamma.com

    Ponmo is a delicacy many Nigerians cannot do without and many have prioritized the meat as their favorite. Some Nigerians have given reasons why they cannot do without the delicacy.

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  12. Buhari appoints Usman Mohammed interim TCN bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Vanguard

    The Buhari-led Federal Government has approved the secondment of Alhaji Usman Gur Mohammed of the African Development Bank as the interim Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Transmission Company of Nigeria . A statement by Mr Louis Edozien, Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, said Muhammed's appointment was part of efforts by government to reposition the company for better service delivery to Nigerians.

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  13. FG appoints interim TCN bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Vanguard

    The Federal Government has approved the secondment of Alhaji Usman Gur Mohammed of the African Development Bank as the interim Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Transmission Company of Nigeria . A statement by Mr Louis Edozien, Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, said Muhammed's appointment was part of efforts by government to reposition the company for better service delivery to Nigerians.

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  14. We've set up task force to check high cost of food - Lai MohammedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Vanguard

    The Federal Government has approved the setting up of a Task Force to address the rising cost of food items across the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, told State House correspondents alongside the Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun and Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika.

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  15. Why bankers, many Nigerians find it difficult to part with Ponmo delicacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Vanguard

    "I have been making up to N60,000 per day for many years on sales of ponmo, " a seller, who simply identified herself as Alhaja Risikat at Laketu Foods Market in Ikorodu, Lagos, said. Skins of cows, goats and sheep , popularly known as `ponmo' have become a delicacy in many homes in Nigeria.

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  16. IGP appoints Jimoh Moshood as substantive Force PRORead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Vanguard

    The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Mr Jimoh Moshood as the substantive Force Public Relations Officer. He takes over from Mr. Don Awunah, who has since been posted as Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State Command.

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  17. Kyle Lowry doesn't hold back when asked about Trump's banRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Globe and Mail

    ... are and be proud of who they are in the situation in the country that they are in." Ujiri - who was born in Zaria, Nigeria, and was allowed to emigrate to the United States, where he pursued his basketball dreams - said he can understand the desire ...

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  18. I-G appoints CSP Moshood new Police spokesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Vanguard

    The Inspector-General of Police , Mr Ibrahim Idris, has appointed CSP Jimoh Moshood as the new Force Public Relations Officer . A statement issued by the Admin Officer, SP.

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  19. Court adjourns suit against College of Aviation until Feb. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Vanguard

    The National Industrial Court has adjourned the suit instituted by Mr Abba Godwin against the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology, Zaria, until Feb. 8. The claimant also prayed the court to order the respondents to pay all salaries and entitlements accrued to him since the termination.

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  20. Dust haze, partly cloudy weather to prevail on Monday - NiMetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency , has predicted dust haze with visibility of two to five kilometres over Zaria, Abuja, Minna and Kaduna on Monday. It added that the region would have day and night temperature of 31 to 36 degrees Celsius and 14 to 20 degrees Celsius respectively.

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