Zaria, Nigeria Newswire

Zaria, Nigeria Newswire

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  1. Kaduna Refinery set to pump five million litres of petrol daily into economy - KRPC MDRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Vanguard

    A billow of fire and thick fumes of burnt hydrocarbons to Kaduna residents is the signal that the Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company, KRPC, is in operation. This is accompanied by a flurry of activities, especially heavy traffic of petrol tankers, in and around the 1.2 square mile refinery, which is unarguably the biggest government investment north of the Niger and the Benue.

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  2. Nigeria: Anxiety in Kaduna As El-Rufai Moves to Reclaim Govt LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Unease stalks the plan by Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai to demolish houses built on government land, a development reminiscent of his reign as FCT minister between 2003 and 2007 Anxiety has continued to trail the plan by Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State to demolish houses built on government land, especially around public schools and hospitals. While some see the plan as a welcome development, those that will be affected by the exercise whether directly or indirectly are unhappy about it.

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  3. Beggars' Threat: El-Rufai appoints Special Assistant on Persons with DisabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Vanguard

    Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State, Wednesday, appointed a Special Assistant on Persons with Disability. This seems to be in reaction to the threat by beggars in the state to bring down his government.

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  4. Nigeria: Killers of 34 Shia Protesters in Zaria Must Be Punished - OdinkaluRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | AllAfrica.com

    Military personnel involved in the killing of 34 peaceful protesters during the pro-Palestinian rally in Zaria on July 25, 2015 must be brought to book, the chairman of the Nigerian Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Chidi Odinkalu, has said. "If that number of people can just be killed and nothing happens, then that is oppression," the rights chief said during a conference to commemorate the killing of the Quds day protesters in Abuja on Sunday.

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  5. How Tinubu lured five govs out of PDP - Tony MomohRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Vanguard

    Former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh in this interview speaks among others on the import of President Mohammadu Buhari's visit to the United States of America and the deals high-wire politicking that landed the All Progressives Congress at the presidency. W hat do you think Nigeria stands to gain from President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the United States of America? Nigeria is looking up to the world in securing and stabilising the country through development.

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  6. There are Owu communities in South-East - OlowuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Vanguard

    THE journey so far after three years as monarch Three years down the line as the Olowu Kuta, all glory to God Almighty. I have been having it easy.

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  7. Dozens killed in twin bomb blasts in Gombe, NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Stuff.co.nz

    Journalists and other goverment officials gather at the scene of a bomb blast, at Sabon-Gari Local Government Secretariat on the outskirts of the city of Zaria, Nigeria, earlier this month. Multiple bomb blasts at two bus stations in the northern Nigerian city of Gombe on Wednesday killed at least 37 people, with 105 others injured, a Red Cross official said.

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  8. Akpobolokemi hands over to Obi as Acting Nimasa DGRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Vanguard

    Barrister Calistus Nwabueze Obi has taken over as the Acting Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency following the handing over by Dr. Ziakede Patrick Akpobolokemi as directed by the Federal Government. Barrister Obi who until this appointment was the Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services in the Agency brings over two decades experience in the public sector, law practice and the maritime industry to this new responsibility.

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  9. Nigeria: Buhari Appoints New Civil Defence Commandant-GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | AllAfrica.com

    President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abdullahi Muhammadu as the new Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps. A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said Mr. Muhammadu, who was an Assistant Commandant-General of the NSCDC before his new appointment, hails from Muye in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State.

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  10. Nigeria: Hail to the ChiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | AllAfrica.com

    When Muhammadu Buhari swept to power in March's historic elections, it was on a platform that promised change, security and an end to corruption. In the aftermath of his victory, he met quickly with the leaders of neighbouring states and reached out to leaders of the G7, seeking their support and promising new momentum to end the Islamist terror that has gripped many parts of North East Nigeria since 2010.

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  11. El Rufai, beggar-millionaires in battle for Kaduna streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Vanguard

    A bomb exploded penultimate Tuesday morning in Zaria, Kaduna State's second biggest town, killing no fewer than 26, injuring several others and destroying the livelihood of thousands of hawkers and beggars. Immediately after the explosion, Governor El Rufai banned hawking and begging in the state, saying beggars and hawkers were susceptible to being used by terrorists to bomb targets for a fee.

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  12. Buhari's appointment of Abdullahi Muhammadu as new NSCDC bossRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 18 | Vanguard

    President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Abdullahi Muhammadu as the Commandant-General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps , a statement said. The statement, was issued by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the President, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday.

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  13. Suicide bombers kill nine at Muslim prayers - Nigerian armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | AlertNet

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  14. Buhari appoints Gana Muhammadu as new Commandant-Gen of NSCDSRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Vanguard

    By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA - President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu as the new Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps . A statement by the Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina on Friday confirmed the appointment.

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  15. Suicide bombs kill 64 in northeast Nigeria on Muslim holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Journalists and government officials gather at the scene of a bomb blast that killed 25 people at a local government building on the outskirts of Zaria, Nigeria, on July 7. Two more suicide bombings on Friday killed 64 people, authorities said. Suicide bombs have killed at least 64 people in multiple blasts in the northeastern towns of Gombe and Damaturu, officials said Friday, scaring people into staying home during the Muslim Eid al-Fitr celebration.

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  16. Zazzau Emirate cancels Eid El-Fitr durbarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Vanguard

    The Zazzau Emirate Council in Kaduna State has cancelled Eid-El-Fitr Sallah durbar in sympathy with Zaria bomb blast victims. The cancellation was announced by Alhaji Ibrahim Aminu, the Wazirin Zazzau, at the Emir's palace in Zaria on Wednesday on behalf of the emirate.

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  17. DSS arrests 3 pastors, woman over child trafficking in BayelsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Vanguard

    Y enagoa- Three pastors and a woman, who operates a private school in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, were paraded, on Wednesday, as operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, smashed a child trafficking syndicate operating in the state. Thirty six children, whose ages range from five to 14 years, were rescued by operatives of the DSS in the state from homes where they were being used as house boys and girls.

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  18. Nigeria sacks all military commanders afte rBoko Haram attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Big News Network.com

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  19. Nigerian president replaces military chiefs as Boko Haram attacks surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | UPI

    Buhari fired the country's army, navy, air force and intelligence chiefs, along with its defense staff chief, air marshal and national security adviser, replacing them with merit-based candidates, according to Nigerian media. Two of the candidates -- Chief of Army Staff Maj.

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  20. Beginning ban: AD lauds El-Rufai, urges beggars to re-focus skillsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Vanguard

    The Alliance for Democracy , on Tuesday in Abuja, commended Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state for the ban on street begging and hawking in the state. el-Rufa'i had on July 7, announced the ban on street hawking and begging across the state after a bomb blast in Zaria which claimed 26 lives and injured 32 persons.

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