Zaria, Nigeria Newswire

Zaria, Nigeria Newswire

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  1. Nigeria's leader has exacerbated the nation's problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    I was pleased to see the issue of Nigeria's worsening national crisis addressed in the June 21 editorial "Nigeria's Fault Lines: The Major African Nation Is at Risk of Collapse ." While the editorial lists a handful of difficulties faced by Africa's most influential democracy, it excludes any reference to President Muhammadu Buhari himself, namely his role in creating the precarious environment that prevails in the country.

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  2. Plot to overthrow Buhari: DSS arrests alleged mastermindRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Vanguard

    The Department of State Security Service, DSS, yesterday, unveiled the Niger Delta militant, who allegedly threatened to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari and bomb key public institutions, including Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja. The service, in a statement by Tony Opuiyo, gave the name of the suspect as Jones ABIRI, aka General Akotebe DARIKORO, who was arrested in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

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  3. Troops welfare: Army to review fees in command schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Army has commenced the process of downward review of school fees paid in Command schools as part of measures to boost the morale of its personnel. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen.

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  4. Here Are The Schools Your Favorite Nigerian Celebrities AttendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Ghanamma.com

    He was educated at the co-educational high school, Federal Government College Lagos. Don Jazzy also enrolled in business management studies at theAmbrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo state.

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  5. I-G appoints CSP Moshood as new Deputy Force PRORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Vanguard

    The Inspector-General of Police , Mr Ibrahim Idris, has appointed CSP Jimoh Moshood as the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer. This is contained in a statement issued by the Force Spokesman, Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Don Awunah in Abuja on Wednesday.

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  6. Kaduna indigenes declare war against religious extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Vanguard

    Kaduna indigenes under the aegis of Kaduna State Citizens for Peace , Tuesday, held a mass rally in the state metropolis, condemning religious extremism in the country. This came as constitutional lawyer, Mr Femi Falana had last week, written the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to arraign military personnel involved in the clash with Shi'ites, last year.

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  7. Amb. Tabari dies in auto-crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Vanguard

    A close relation to the family, Alhaji Abdurrahman Nuhu-Bayero in Zaria on Tuesday said that the deceased died at the age of 64. He said Tabari had worked with Nigerian Foreign Mission in several countries including Saudi Arabia, Benin Republic and Central Africa Republic among others.

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  8. Nigeria: ABU Has Remedy for Tomato Ebola - - VCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | AllAfrica.com

    The Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University , Zaria, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, says researchers in the institution have successfully developed a remedy for Tuta Absoluta, popularly called Tomato Ebola.

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  9. Nigeria: Post-Utme - University Senate Should Set Standard for Admission, Says Abu VCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | AllAfrica.com

    Vice-Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Prof. Ibrahim Garba says the Senate of universities in the country should be responsible for setting standards for admission into their institutions.

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  10. Nigerian universities can not meet criteria used in ranking globally - DONRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Vanguard

    Prof. Ibrahim Garba, the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University , Zaria, has said that the ranking of universities worldwide is "subjective and political''. Recalled that no Nigerian university was listed in the 2016 annual rankings compiled by the Centre for World University Rankings , a Saudi Arabia-based education consulting firm.

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  11. Nigeria: Zaria Flood Victims Mourn Deceased Loved OnesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | AllAfrica.com

    For many years, Zaria has not witnessed any rainfall that would result in deaths. That is why the rainstorm of Sunday, July 10, 2016, in the ancient city would be remembered for a long time.

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  12. Nigeria: Counsel Wants Kaduna Government to Prosecute Killers of 347Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | AllAfrica.com

    On the heels of the submission of the report on the bloody clash between Soldiers and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria to Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, by the Commission of Inquiry, counsel of the Shiites, Mr. Femi Falana has demanded the immediate prosecution of culprits. Falana argued that military officers and soldiers who allegedly engaged in the killings of the 347 Shiites members in Zaria between 12th and 14th December 2015 during the clash should be brought to book.

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  13. Champions for change, African youths take family planning to next levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Vanguard

    In 2012, Nigerian leaders and leaders from 192 other countries around the world made the famous Family Planning 2020 Commitment. The commitment was that by 2020, 120 million more women and girls in 69 of the least developed countries, would have voluntary access to contraceptives and information about planning their families.

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  14. Shiites-Army clash: El-rufai receives report, promises to punish culpritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Vanguard

    Governor Nasiru El-rufai of Kaduna State, on Friday, said anyone indicted by the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the state government in December Shiites-Army clash in Zaria would be appropriately sanctioned. The commission, inaugurated in January, was mandated to investigate the clash between the Shiites Islamic Movement and the Nigerian Army in Zaria.

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  15. Nigeria: Govt Appoints Hadiza Bala Usman Npa MDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Also appointed are Mohammed Bello-Koko, Executive Director, Finance; Prof. Idris Abubakar, Executive Director, Engineering; and Dr. Sekonte Davies, Executive Director, Marine Operations.

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  16. Buhari appoints Hadiza Usman as NPA bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Vanguard

    Abuja-President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, and three executive directors.

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  17. President Buhari appoints Hadiza Usman as Npa MDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Vanguard

    By Favour Nnabugwu President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority and three Executive Directors.

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  18. HIV: NIMR investigates failure of first line ARV drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Vanguard

    I rked by the plight of Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS, the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, Yaba, Lagos, has commenced research into the failure of first line Antiretroviral, ARV, drugs in the country. The Institute has also updated its Human Virology Laboratory to carry out molecular studies and screening for the Human Papilloma Virus .

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  19. Nigeria: Former Minister of Mines Monguno Dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | AllAfrica.com

    The Borno State Government on Friday announced the death of Alhaji Shettima Ali-Monguno a former Minister of Mines, Power and Petroleum. Alhaji Jidda Shuwa the Secretary to the State Government, who announced this in a statement in Maiduguri, said the elderstaesman died on Friday in Maiduguri "It is with a deep sense of loss and profound sadness that we announce, on behalf of His Excellency the Executive Governor of Borno State and the Borno State Government, the passage of our father and distinguished Statesman, Alhaji Shettima Ali Monguno.

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  20. Eid el-Fitr: Sultan of Sokoto urges Nigerians to embrace farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Vanguard

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, on Wednesday advised Nigerians to embrace farming to produce adequate food for local consumption and for export. Abubakar gave the advice in Sokoto while delivering his Eid el-Fitr message to the Muslim Ummah to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan fasting.

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