Zaria, Nigeria Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 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.


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. Police warn ahead of arraignment of El-ZakzakyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Vanguard

    Ahead of the arraignment of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria , Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, the police have warned sect members against procession or protests. The spokesperson in the state, Mr. Mukhtar Aliyu, warns that the police will not hesitate to deal decisively with any person or group of persons who deliberately attempt to violate the ban on unlawful assembly.


  9. Boko Haram terrorists flee from troops in Borno, abandon armsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Vanguard

    Troops of operation Lafiya Dole in conjunction with the Civilian Joint Task Force while on clearance patrol at Mallam Matsari village encountered Boko Haram terrorists. Dozens of recruits undergo training at headquaters, Depot of the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna State in northcentral Nigeria, on October 5, 2017.


  10. Professor Grace Otinwa: "Even as a professor, I still kneel down to greet my husband"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 |

    Professor Grace Otinwa is a professor of Exercise Physiology and the immediate past Head of Department, Faculty of Education, University of Lagos. In a chat with Ademola Olonilua and Toluwalope Kareem, she talks about life within and outside the four walls of the university I have been teaching for the past 27 years.


  11. 11 varsities get N84m for research, mapping in mining sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Vanguard

    THE Federal Government, Thursday, disclosed that N84 million has been shared among 11 universities for research, mapping and evaluation of specific solid minerals in the country. The disclosure was made by the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, at the presentation of letters of participation in research development to the 11 universities in Abuja.


  12. Nigeria Military School Exposed Duncan Mighty After Claiming To Be An Ex-StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 |

    Popular Nigerian singer, Duncan Mighty, has been called out on social media after he tried insinuating that he is an ex-student of the Nigerian Military School. Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu popularly known as Duncan Mighty, a Nigerian singer, has been called out by former students of the Nigerian Military school, Zaria, for claiming to be an alumnus of the school, precisely 1993-1999 set.


  13. 10 dead in accident on Kaduna-Kano expresswayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | Vanguard

    A statement issued by the Head of Public Enlightenment, Zaria Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Mr Idris Yahaya, confirmed the occurrence. Yahaya said in the statement that the Unit Commander, Zaria Unit Command, Assistant Corps Commander, Muktar Zubairu, described the accident as "pathetic.


  14. Kudirat Abiola, unsung martyr resonates at 25th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Vanguard

    Alhaja Kudirat Abiola, late wife of the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale, MKO, Abiola, was brutally assassinated on June 4, 1996. Kudirat was against the military government which annulled her husband's presidential election of June 12, 1993 and sent him into incarceration Her campaign against the military president displeased Sani Abacha, consequently the underground plot to eliminate her.


  15. Novena varsity VC, Prof Okorafor marks 80th birthday with lectures on AIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Vanguard

    The Vice Chancellor of Novena University, Ogume, Delta State, Professor Chris Aniche Okorafor has celebrated his 80th birthday in style as the august event brought together the erudite professor, his family members and friends, including his former students to intellectual talks and discussions on Artificial Intelligence, AI, and other issues. In the discussions, Artificial Intelligence was defined to mean "the automation of activities associated with human thinking, such as decision making and learning, and or the art of creating machines that perform functions that require intelligence when performed by people, like making computers to think."


  16. 'It took time to discover I didn't need my MBA, banking experience to survive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Vanguard

    Prince Olubunmi Isioye was the head of the business unit of the Zaria Branch of defunct Oceanic Bank before he was sacked. "I was so passionate about the job, and it was the hard work I put into the job that made the management of the bank to appoint me to supervise about 65 staff in Zaria where I was posted to work", Isioye, an MBA holder, told Sunday Vanguard in Ilorin, Kwara State where he now packages sugar, 'Kulikuli' and garri and sells after the sad experience of the termination of his appointment at the bank.


  17. Ojukwu, Gowon's best friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Vanguard

    Friends at war! That best describes the crisis that engulfed Nigeria between 1966 and 1970 for Generals Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and Yakubu Chinwa Gowon were buddies. As young officers, they wined, dined and did so many other things together.


  18. Twenty Four hours with the Navy on seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Vanguard

    F or a long time time, maritime insecurity at the Gulf of Guinea,GoG has assumed an alarming dimension , with incessant cases of kidnap for ransom accounting for more than 50% of maritime crime in the world in 2016, according to statistics of the International Maritime Bureau. There were reportedly 53 attacks in that region same year,out which 36 reportedly occurred within Nigeria's corridor.


  19. FG deploys N36bn to strengthen MAP regulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Vanguard

    The Federal Government, yesterday, announced that it was deploying a N36 billion to strengthen the activities of Meter Asset Provider, MAP, towards supplying of meters to electricity customers through private sector. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, who disclosed this during the 28th monthly power sector operators' meeting hosted by Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, KEDC, in Kaduna State, enjoined all DISCOs to key into the MAP regulation.


  20. Nigeria:Why We Burnt Israel, America's Flags - ShiitesRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2018 |

    The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Sunday said it set the flags of Israel and the United States of America ablaze to communicate to the two nations that, as a sect, it condemns their continued oppression of the Palestinians. Shortly after last Friday's Juma'at prayers at the National Mosque, members of the IMN staged a solidarity protest for the Palestinians and burnt the two national flags.