Zaria, Nigeria Newswire

Zaria, Nigeria Newswire

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  1. Nigeria: Stop the Forced Eviction of Residents in Kofan Doka, Kofan...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Amnesty International USA

    Nigeria: Stop the Forced Eviction of Residents in Kofan Doka, Kofan Kibo and Anguwan Alkali and Other Communities Thousands are at risk of forcible eviction in Kaduna state in Nigeria, after receiving demolition notices giving them just 21 days to demolish their own houses. If they fail to do so, the state will carry out the demolitions and they will be liable for reimbursing the cost.

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  2. 20 top Boko Haram militants 'arrested'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Nigeria's security agency said on Sunday it had made significant breakthroughs in the fight against Boko Haram and arrested 20 prominent members of the militant Islamist group accused of orchestrating deadly attacks. President Muhammadu Buhari has made halting Boko Haram's six-year-old insurgency a priority, but a Reuters tally shows the militants have killed more than 700 people in Nigeria in bomb attacks and shootings since he came to office on May 29. In the latest violence, around 56 people were killed by suspected Boko Haram gunmen at a village in northeastern Borno state on Friday night, Borno state governor Kashim Shettima said late on Saturday.

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  3. Nigeria arrests Boko Haram commander linked with suicide attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    Nigeria's secret police yesterday said it had arrested notable Boko Haram suspects, including a key commander, linked with several suicide attacks across the country. The Department of State Services said in a statement that Usman Shuiabu known as Money and other frontline members of the hardline Islamist group were picked up in Lagos, Kano, Plateau, Enugu and Gombe states between July and August.

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  4. Nigeria's security agency says arrested 20 suspected Boko Haram chiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Star Online

    Nigeria's security agency said on Sunday it had made significant breakthroughs in the fight against Boko Haram and arrested 20 prominent members of the militant Islamist group accused of orchestrating several deadly attacks. The Department of State Services said 20 "notable commanders and frontline members" of the jihadist group had been arrested in Lagos, Kano, Plateau, Enugu and Gombe states between July 8 and Aug. 25 this year.

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  5. Nigeria: President's Key Men EmergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Eighty-nine days into his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday named key officials who will assist him in the complex task of governance. In the announcement made on the 30th anniversary of the overthrow of his military government by Gen.

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  6. Uproar as Buhari appoints SGF, Chief of Staff, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Vanguard

    A BUJA President Muhammadu Buhari's appointment, yesterday, of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, his Chief of Staff and four others was greeted by angry reactions as some described it as lopsided and sectional. President Buhari, yesterday appointed, his long time political associate, Engr.

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  7. See profile of new SGF, Chief of staff, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Vanguard

    The new Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Engr. Lawal hails from Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State, north east of the country.

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  8. Nigeria: Cotton Farmers to Benefit From Reviving Textile IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | AllAfrica.com

    In 1980, cotton turnover in Nigeria was worth N8.9 billion, which represented 25% of the national Gross Domestic Product . Sadly, it slumped to only N300 million in 2012.

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  9. JAMB in a jamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Vanguard

    THE announcement concerning the change of policy was made by Mr Soji Eniade, the state's Head of Service. In addition, "pupils in secondary schools in the state would start paying N3,000 per session."

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  10. Our initial capital was the idea in my head - Ahmed AtereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Vanguard

    Engineer Ahmed Atere is the Chief Operating Officer of Meed Networks, an ICT consultancy and training outfit that is into Integrated Network, LAN, Fibre Optic and Telecom Infrastructure solutions, Cabling and Wiring systems, Biometrics, Test and Security Network solutions. In this chat with Financial Vanguard in Abuja, the Agricultural Engineering graduate from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, speaks on why he went into ICT, the challenges, and says his start-up capital was the idea in his head.

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  11. Can Kachikwu catch up with NNPC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Vanguard

    As I write this piece on whether President Muhammadu Buhari has made the right choice in Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu to reposition the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation , I remember my mentor, the late Major General Mamman Kontagora and his rescue mission at the Ahmadu Bello University , Zaria. General Kontagora presented the report of the Administrative Audit Panel which he chaired to the then Head of State General Sani Abacha at the State House on the 10th of November 1995.

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  12. NiMet predicts localized thunderstorms, rainy weather conditions for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted that the southern part of the central states would experience thunderstorms with chances of rains on Monday morning. The predictions are contained in the Weather Outlook issued by NiMet's Central Forecast Office on Sunday in Abuja.

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  13. A feast of honour for iconic Dele Jegede @70Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Vanguard

    Honour they say should be given to whom it is due and it was in line with that adage that some academics and artist's community converged in Lagos recently to celebrate one of their own, Prof Dele Jegede, art historian, administrator, painter and cartoonist who gracefully turned 70. As someone who has contributed immensely to the development of art in various capacities as a studio artist and teacher, the 70th birthday anniversary which was marked in Lagos was beehive of activities as the organisers lined up events to reflect his position in both.

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  14. Nigeria: No Going Back On Recovery of Plots Belonging to Public Institutions, Says El-RufaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | AllAfrica.com

    Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday declared that there was no going back on the recovery of plots of land belonging to public institutions, especially schools and hospitals encroached upon by some people. The state government had earlier given quit notice to those who illegally built houses and offices on plots of land belonging to schools and hospitals in the state.

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  15. West Africa: ECOWAS Bank Renews Ifo's Tenure as PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | AllAfrica.com

    ... (MBA) in Finance and a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Finance from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. He joined the institution in 1995 and has held numerous high-ranking Management positions including that of Head of ...

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  16. Nimasa DG and quest for federal characterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Vanguard

    AS lobby for who becomes the substantive Director General/Chief Executive of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, hots up, maritime stakeholders are calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to look inwards in picking a candidate rather than going for an outsider, who would spend months and years learning the rope. The call was amplified recently when it was rumoured that the Federal Government is planing to use the office of NIMASA DG as compensation for top politicians who worked assiduously for the installment of the incumbent administration.

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  17. Nigeria market bombing kills scores in northeast state of BornoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Journalists and officials gather at the scene of a bomb blast in Zaria, Nigeria on July 7. The latest bomb attack, blamed on Islamists Boko Haram, has killed at least 47 people. A blast at a market in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state killed at least 47 people and injured another 52, a military source and a civilian joint task force member said on Tuesday.

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  18. We're "recovering" govt lands, not "demolition" - El RufaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Vanguard

    By - Luka Binniyat KADUNA - Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El Rufai yesterday said that the ongoing pulling down of houses and business premises erected on lands belonging to public institutions in Kaduna and Zaria was not the same as a "demolition exercise "but recovery of government lands". El Rufai who spoke to the Press through his Spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, said it had become important to stress the difference, because the issue had been politicised.

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  19. Akwa Ibom ex- councillors task Buhari on maritime academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Vanguard

    The Association of Former Councillors of Oron Nation , Akwa Ibom State has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to give priority attention to the Maritime Academy of Nigeria , Oron, which, it claimed, has been under funded, in addition to the failure of not being accorded the status befitting a special institution.

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  20. The minority as underdogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Vanguard

    Y OU may agree or disagree, like it or not, the truth is that the foundation of all of Nigeria's problems is injustice. This is further compounded when those who have taken advantage of others will not enjoy their spoil quietly but will, as they say, 'piss in the face' of their victims.

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