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  1. Nigeria: Police Recover 5 Camels, 111 Cows From RustlersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Zaria area command of the police has recovered five camels, 111 cows and 12 sheep from rustlers in the Pambeguwa district of Kubau local government area of Kaduna State. "The animals are presently in our custody.

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  2. I will revive sporting activities in the Army - BurataiRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai on Saturday in Lagos reiterated commitment to reviving intensive sporting activities in the Nigerian Army.

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  3. Black History Month: Aminah The Warrior QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | AllHipHop.com

    Aminah of ZazZau , commonly known as The Warrior Queen, exemplified the term bada$$. The she was a leader with few peer.

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  4. Three housewives kidnapped in ZariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Vanguard

    The Kaduna State Police Command, on Thursday confirmed the kidnap of three housewives at Dorayi village in Zaria Local Government Area of the state. The police spokesman said that kidnappers were yet to make any demand for ransom contrary to rumours that they had demanded for N10 million.

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  5. Amaechi and Maritime University: The storm in IjawlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Vanguard

    THE Lion of the tribe of Ubima community in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi, currently Nigeria's Minister of Transportation, had fought several battles in his action-packed political career with very big support from the people. From the "little guy" position after his tenure as Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, he bulldozed the strongholds against him in 2007 to emerge as the Governor of Rivers State and served two terms.

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  6. Shiite, Army clash: What NBA fact-finding revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Vanguard

    IT was dusk. The blistering afternoon sun had given way to a creeping cold weather.

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  7. Ijaw youths write Buhari, 'please, don't cancel Maritime University'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Vanguard

    Ijaw Youth Council , Worldwide, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari not to cancel the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta state. The Council disclosed this in an open letter to the president, arguing, that the cancellation will be a disservice to the people of Niger Delta.

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  8. El-Rufai inaugurates commission of inquiry, FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Vanguard

    Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State, will next Friday inaugurate the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Zaria clash between the Nigeria Army and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN. But the IMN , yesterday in an exclusive chat with Vanguard, came short of calling the commission "useless," as it restated its resolve not to appear at the Commission's sittings if the leader of the movement, Shiekh Ibrahim Zakzaky, was not unconditionally released.

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  9. 2015: How culture producers, promoters made the differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Vanguard

    IN spite of the 2015 general elections that affected most of the activities of several sectors in the country, the Art and Culture sector globally regarded as the flagship for both economic and social development of any society experienced huge success. Even with the scrapping of the Art , Culture and Tourism Ministry by the present administration, arts and culture producers and promoters, saw to it that the sector went on with its activities and in return recorded tremendous success.

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  10. El-Zakzaky flown to France for treatment, back to AbujaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Vanguard

    Embattled leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky was flown out of Nigeria for treatment of gun shot injuries he suffered during the encounter between his supporters and members of the Nigerian Army last year, multiple security sources told Vanguard in Abuja yesterday. It would be recalled that during the bloody encounter between members of the Shiites and the Nigerian Army, several members of the sect were killed while many others sustained various degrees of injuries with some still on admission at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital in Shika near Zaria.

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  11. Nigerians protest mass-killing of ShiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Al Bawaba

    Nigerians have staged protest rallies in several cities to mark the 40th day after the army massacred hundreds of Shia Muslims in the northern city of Zaria. The protesters in the northern city of Kano condemned the murder of the supporters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Saturday and called for the unconditional release of its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky.

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  12. Investigating clashes between Nigeria's Shia and the armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Newsday

    Followers of Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria demanded his release from arrest at the beginning of January Eyewitnesses have told the BBC that the Nigerian army has killed dozens of members of a Shia organisation during a military crackdown last month - something the army denies. The BBC's Nigeria correspondent Martin Patience travelled to their headquarters in Zaria to investigate.

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  13. Toronto Raptors: NBA's melting pot led by Nigerian with world on his shouldersRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | GantDaily.com

    To say that Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri exists a world apart from all other NBA executives is more than an exercise in hyperbole. The Nigerian has endured one of the least likely paths to success, from playing street soccer in his hometown of Zaria to swapping text messages with buddy Drake on the state of the NBA's only Canadian franchise.

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  14. Nigerian army chief says military acted appropriately in Shi'ite sect raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Reuters

    Nigeria's army chief of staff told an inquiry on Tuesday that his soldiers had acted appropriately during a bloody raid last month on a minority Shi'ite sect in which at least 60 people were killed. The army says the Islamic Movement in Nigeria had tried to assassinate its chief of staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, when members of the sect blocked his convoy in the northern city of Zaria in December.

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  15. Nigerian Shi'ites Reject State Inquiry Into Deadly ClashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Voice of America

    Nigerian Shi'ite Muslims took to the streets to protest and demanded the release of Shi'ite leader Ibraheem Zakzaky, in Kano, Nigeria, Dec. 21, 2015. A spokesman for a Nigerian Shi'ite group says it will not participate in a state inquiry into a deadly December clash unless their imprisoned leader is released.

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  16. Nigeria: Buhari Appoints Maryam Uwais Special AdviserRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | AllAfrica.com

    President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abuja-based lawyer and activist, Maryam Uwais, as his Special Adviser for Social Protection Plan. A presidency source familiar with the matter told PREMIUM TIMES Mrs Uwais, wife of Muhammadu Uwais, a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, was appointed weeks ago.

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  17. Nigeria: Update on the Lassa fever case in LagosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Crofs Blogs

    Dr. Jide Idris, the commissioner for health, revealed that 92 people had direct and indirect contact with the index case. According to the international standards and requirements, they now are subject for monitoring.

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  18. Lassa in Nigeria: Lagos Ahmadiyya Hospital, 15 patients placed under surveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Crofs Blogs

    The Ahmadiyya Hospital at Ojokoro-Ijaiye, Lagos has been put under surveillance by the state government after it became clear that a Zthe Lassa fever index case in Lagos Ahmed Fasasi was first treated there. a Z Also, the 15 in-patients at the Ahmadiyya Hospital as well as 25 health workers are to be monitored for 21 days, the Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris told newsmen on Saturday.

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  19. Nigerian Shiite group says over 700 missing since clash with armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Japan Times

    A Nigerian Shiite Muslim group on Thursday said more than 700 of its members were unaccounted for, nearly a month after clashes with the army in the northern city of Zaria. "In our list there are about 730 people, men and women, who are still missing, since that fateful Saturday December 12, 2015," said spokesman for the Islamic Movement of Nigeria , Ibrahim Musa, in an emailed statement.

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  20. .com | Over 700 missing in Nigeria - claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | News24

    A Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group on Thursday said more than 700 of its members were unaccounted for, nearly a month after clashes with the army in the northern city of Zaria. "In our list there are about 730 people, men and women, who are still missing, since that fateful Saturday December 12, 2015," spokesperson for the Islamic Movement of Nigeria , Ibrahim Musa, in an emailed statement.

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