Zaria, Nigeria Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Emir advocates holistic fight against drug-abuse for brighter futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Vanguard

    The Emir of Zazzu, Dr Shehu Idris, on Tuesday called for a holistic fight against drug-abuse among the youth to guarantee a brighter future for the society. Idris made the call when he addressed citizens of the emirate who converged on his palace in Zaria, Kaduna State, to mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.


  2. Buhari championing infrastructure renaissance - Isa AremuRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Vanguard

    Comrade Isa Aremu, the Labour Party governorship aspirant for Kwara, has lauded the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration for "championing national infrastructure renaissance''. Aremu gave the commendation in Ilorin when he led officials and supporters of Kwara chapter of the party on inspection of the Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa road reconstruction project.


  3. VVF: Kaduna fast closing family planning gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Vanguard

    At 20, Hafisat Abubakar has had six children. Married at the tender age of 13, she never knew what life had in store for her.


  4. El-Rufa'i tasks APC stakeholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Vanguard

    Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa'i of Kaduna State on Friday tasked APC stakeholders and party loyalists on electing credible candidates. El-Rufa'i gave the charge during a meeting with APC stakeholders in Soba Local Government Area held at the council's chambers, Maigana, headquarters of the local government.


  5. Only 35, 652 pupils studying in modern Almajiri schools in Northwest - Media SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Vanguard

    A total of 35,652 pupils are currently studying in 399 modern Almajiri schools in Kaduna, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Kano States, study reveals. Newsemn gathered that among the schools were those built by the Federal Government in 2014, while the rest were constructed by states and individuals.


  6. NiMet predicts Dutse, Nguru and Zaria thunderstorms, rain for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted morning thunderstorms and rains over Katsina, Kano, Dutse, Nguru and Zaria, with cloudy condition in other parts of the northern region on Tuesday. It predicted chances of thunderstorms and rain over the North Western axis and cloudy skies over the North Eastern axis during the afternoon and evening hours.


  7. Nigeria:Shi'ites, Threat to National Security - Islamic ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 |

    Islamic scholars from northern region on Sunday met in Kaduna to look at activities of the Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky-led Islamic Movement in Nigeria , popularly called 'Shi'ites', saying IMN remains a security threat to the country. The scholars stated this at the book presentation on the "Fallacy of Shi'ites beliefs," authored by fiery professor, Prof.


  8. Ademoyega: Leader of first coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Vanguard

    Historian in the saddle, undetected by history. Trained by the Brits, full of revolutionary energy.


  9. Nigeria Commercializes Bt Cotton, Its First GMO CropRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2018 | Agri Marketing

    NIGERIA COMMERCIALIZES BT COTTON, ITS FIRST GMO CROP Aug. 6, 2018 Source: Alliance for Science, Cornell University Nigeria has commercialized its first genetically modified crop, approving pest-resistant-resistant Bt cotton as a means to revitalize its comatose textile industry and boost economic development. GM cotton will revolutionize the nation's agriculture and textile sectors and could lead to future adoption of GM technology in the country, said Chief Oladosun Awoyemi, chairman of the National Committee on Naming, Registration and Release of Crop Materials, at the official announcement of its release in Ibadan.


  10. Army arrests 2 over alleged impersonation, extortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Vanguard

    The Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria on Sunday paraded two suspected impersonators , who have been allegedly collecting money from unsuspecting potential recruits to get them enlisted into the Depot as recruits. Parading the suspects at the Depot NA, Zaria, Kaduna State, the Acting Army Public Relations Officer , Lt.


  11. Gov. Bello drums support for Nigerian militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Vanguard

    Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has called on states government to support the Nigerian military in the fight against social vices that constituted threats to national security. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Malam Jibril Ndace, in Minna on Saturday disclosed that Bello made the call during the 60th Passing Out Parade at the Nigerian Military School in Zaria.


  12. 'I Have Killed 4 People' - Suspected Killer Of Former Commissioner RevealsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2018 |

    The police in Abuja yesterday paraded eight suspected robbers and kidnappers, said to be allegedly responsible for the death of a former Commissioner in Katsina State, Prof. Halimatu Idris.


  13. I'll turn tourism, arts and culture to major economy booster as Culture Minister - EbohonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Vanguard

    S am Ebohon is the President of the Guild of Professional Fine Artists of Nigeria. As a studio artist, Ebohon graduated in 1990 with HND from the prestigious Yaba College of Technology.


  14. NLNG announces longlist of 11 for 2018 Literature PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Vanguard

    The struggle for political control and power play dominated the longlist for the $100,000 Nigeria Prize for Literature, announced recently by the Advisory Board for the Prize. The 2018 longlist of 11 plays chosen from 89 entries was selected by a panel of three judges led by Matthew Umukoro, Professor of Theatre Arts at the University of Ibadan.


  15. Nigerians killing Nigerians, 'Why', Gowon quizzesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Vanguard

    Former Head of State, Retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon has advocated for more tolerance and understanding among Nigerians to put an end to the spate of killings in the country.


  16. Nigeria:'Nigeria's Low Investment in Seeds Undermines Food Security'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 |

    Seed is said to be inevitable in the efforts to ensure food security and stakeholders have expressed worry over inadequate quality seeds in the country. Nigeria has an estimated national demand of over 350,000 metric tons of certified seeds every year, according to the National Agricultural Seeds Council , but it produces less than quarter of that national demand.


  17. El-Rufai appreciates debating team in KadunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Vanguard

    Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday showered scholarship awards and cash gifts on the state's representatives to the International Debating Competition for High School Students. Gov. El-Rufai, who received the students at the Government House, Kaduna, donated the sum of one million naira to them for making the state proud.


  18. Army denies killing of soldiers in Adamawa, hoisting of flag by Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Armay on Monday denied reports that Boko Haram terrorists attacked its location in Adamawa and killed five soldiers. Dozens of recruits undergo training at headquaters, Depot of the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna State in northcentral Nigeria, on October 5, 2017.


  19. 2019: Can El Rufai survive the coalition of the Opposition?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Vanguard

    Since the return to democratic rule in 1999, Kaduna state has a governor like no other one in the last nineteen years. Governor Nasir Ahmed El Rufai, the man who, against all odds, emerged as the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, routing well established politicians in the state, in the last three years, has taken bold decisions that have pitched him against various forces, including members of his political party, the APC.


  20. Banks, offices, schools shut in Kaduna over El-Zakzaky's trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Vanguard

    B usiness and commercial activities were, yesterday, paralysed in Kaduna following the resumed trial of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN. Shops, offices, banks and schools in the city centre were closed as residents stayed away for fear of outbreak of violence.