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  1. Hayatudeen to Chair 2015 digital Africa forumRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Emeka Aginam Ahead of the 2015 edition of the Digital Africa conference & exhibition slated for next month in Abuja, promoters of the event have announced the appointment of renowned banker and economist, Mallam Muhammed Hayatudeen as the Chairman event. Themed: "Expanding African Capacity for Digital Technology," this year's edition of Digital Africa Conference & Exhibition is expected to address broad range of topics aimed at broadening Africa's IT capability.

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  2. Hadiza Usman, founder #BringBackOurGirls appointed El-Rufai's Chief of StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Monday announced the appointment of Katsina state Hadiza Bala Usman, who came to national lime light as co-founder of #BringBackOurGirls# campaign for the rescue of the abducted Chibok Girls. A statement sign by El Rufai's Spokesman, Samuel Aruwan and made available to newsmen in Kaduna said of Hadiza: "In April 2014, Hadiza co-founded the global movement #BringBackOurGirls which has been demanding for the rescue of the 219 young girls abducted by Boko Haram from Chibok Secondary School in Borno State North East Nigeria.

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  3. FG appoints Ladan to oversee DPRRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Federal Government has appointed Mr Mordecai Danteni Ladan, to oversee the activities of the Department of Petroleum Resources , a statement posted on the website of the DPR on Monday stated. According to the statement, Ladan is to take over from the former DPR Director, Mr George Osahon, whose tenure elapsed on June 19. It said that a memorandum dated June 19, stated that the appointment was with immediate effect.

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  4. FG appoints Ladan, Director of DPRRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Michael Eboh ABUJA - The Federal Government has appointed Mr. Mordecai Danteni Baba Ladan, as the Director of the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, to take over from Mr. George Osahon whose tenure elapsed June 19, 2015. According to a statement on the website of the DPR, Monday, the memorandum dated June 19, 2015 stated that the appointment was with immediate effect.

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  5. Nigeria: El-Rufai Names #BBOG Co-Founder of Chief of StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufa,has appointed a new Chief of Staff.She is Hadiza Bala Usman, a well-known figure in the All Progressives Congress where she served in a number of committees and capacities, key among which were: the Administrative Secretary of the Buhari Presidential Campaign Organization, Member Secretary APC Elections Planning Committee, Member APC Strategy Committee. She was also Director of Finance in the Nasir El-Rufai Campaign Organization, and later the Kaduna State APC Campaign Council.

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  6. Letter to President BuhariRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | 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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  7. Free Internet Helps Northern Nigeria University Students LearnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Voice of America

    A computer instructor at Ahmadu Belo University in Zaria, Northern Nigeria takes first year student of archeology through the use of eGranary offline digital library use. The educational material is available to students at no cost, whether there is Inter In Nigeria, more than 100 million people are not connected to the Internet because of poor infrastructure, and on the few networks that offer the service, it's expensive and unreliable.

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  8. Cleric advocates death penalty for corrupt public officersRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | Vanguard

    The Anglican Bishop of Wusasa Diocese in Zaria, Kaduna State, Rt. Rev. Ali Buba-Lamido, on Saturday advocated death penalty for corrupt public office holders.

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  9. Kaduna Residents Mixed on Removal of Some Security CheckpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Voice of America

    Kaduna residents in northern Nigeria have mixed feelings about security checkpoints being dismantled in the city after years of operation. The army said the move mainly affects the snap checkpoints, not the permanent ones, and reflects improving security as the military makes gains against the Islamic militant group Boko Haram.

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  10. Nigeria: Disease Ravages Tomato Farms, Causes Scarcity NationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | AllAfrica.com

    Abuja, Kano, Funtua, Lagos and Port Harcourt - Tomato production in the country has been severely hit by the outbreak of disease, leaving many farms devastated across the major producing states. Tomato farms at the Kadawa Irrigation valley, which is the major producing area and demonstration farms designed to feed the Dangote's Dansa Tomato Company in Kano State, have been damaged by disease.

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  11. Soldiers shoot driver over N500; colleagues shut Zaria-Kaduna highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Vanguard

    K aduna- For allegedly refusing to part with N500, some unidentified soldiers in the early hours of Monday shot a truck driver conveying potatoes from Zaria to Kaduna. protest: Zaria-Kaduna Highway blocked by truck drivers in a protest over the shooting of a colleague by soldiers at Marabar-Jos, Kaduna, yesterday.

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  12. Nigeria: El-Rufai Appoints Deputy Governor to Head Investment Promotion CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | AllAfrica.com

    IN other to promote trade and investment, Kaduna State governor,Malam Nasir El-Rufai, yesterday appointed his deputy, Mr Barnabas Bala,to head the joint investors committee with the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce, which is expected to harmonise the requirements of American investment drives in the state. El-Rufai announced this when he received a delegation of Nigerian - American Chamber of Commerce and Counsellor for Culture and Public Affairs, United States Embassy at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna, saying that his administration would remove all the bottlenecks that have hindered investments in Kaduna state.

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  13. Nigeria: Nigerians Should Expect Positive Results Soon - Army ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | AllAfrica.com

    The Chief of Army Staff, Kenneth Minimah, on Saturday said that Nigerians should expect more positive results very soon in the fight against insurgency. Mr. Minimah, a Lieutenant General, stated this while fielding questions from newsmen shortly after he commissioned a reconstructed road and the renovated Buffalo Mess at Depot NA, Zaria, Kaduna State.

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  14. Researchers study inexpensive process to clean water in developing nationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | PressReleasePoint

    ... fact, it's not. So the researchers teamed up with Bashir Abubakar, a botanist from Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria. Abubakar brought four kinds of seeds of different maturity levels and harvest times from Nigeria to Penn State. The ...

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  15. Researchers study inexpensive process to clean water in developing nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Penn State

    ... fact, it's not. So the researchers teamed up with Bashir Abubakar, a botanist from Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria. Abubakar brought four kinds of seeds of different maturity levels and harvest times from Nigeria to Penn State. The ...

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  16. The Alhambra Ballroom Proclaims Bridal RoyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Bajan Reporter

    Each year, Harlem's historic Alhambra Ballroom celebrates the start of the wedding season with a showcase of culinary delights in the opulence of their Grand Ballroom. Beneath the draped chandeliers, local wedding vendors joined in to display their specialties in bridal services for budding couples.

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  17. Group congratulate Ado on appointment as NAN Editor-in-ChiefRead the original story

    Monday Jun 1 | Vanguard

    The Barewa Old Boys Association , Zaria, has congratulated one of its members, Malam Lawal Ado Daura, on his appointment as the Editor-in-Chief of the News Agency of Nigeria . This is contained in a statement signed by the Association's Secretary-General, Mr Ahmed Tijani-Mora, and made available to NAN on Monday in Abuja.

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  18. Violence mars El-Rufa'i's inauguration in KadunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Vanguard

    Violence erupted yesterday at the Murtala Mohammed Square venue of the inauguration of Malam Nasir El-Rufa'i as the Kaduna state Governor. Scores of injured persons were rushed to the nearby Barau Dikko Hospital for medical attention.

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  19. Swearing in: El Rufai, deputy, cut own salaries by 50%Read the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Vanguard

    By: Luka Binniyat KADUNA - Immediately after being sworn in as Kaduna State 22nd Goovernor, by the Chief Justice of Kaduna state, Justice Tanimu Zailani by 10:15am yesterday, Mallam Nasir El Rufai addressed the state and said he was contributing 50% of his salary and allowances to Kaduna as a mark of his sacrifice. He said that his deputy, Arc.

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  20. Nigeria: Eurofoam Spends N15 Million On Empowerment - CSRRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Eurofoam Ltd Kaduna has said it spent over N15 million in the past three years on youth and women empowerment, community development and on Corporate Social Responsibility . Speaking in Kaduna at, the company's Marketing Manager, Dennis Yakubu, said the aim of the firm, apart from carrying out its business operations successfully, was to develop the capacity of the people and to help the government in maintaining peace and economic stability.

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