Zaria, Nigeria Newswire (Page 5)

Zaria, Nigeria Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 2019: PDP mulls Dankwanbo as presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Vanguard

    THOUGH yet to formerly declare his intention to run against incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, various groups and political meetings within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are tilting towards adopting Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwanbo, of Gombe State, as consensus candidate. This development was informed by what a governor from the South- South region described as a desperate need for the PDP to put forward 'its best face."

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  2. Truck kills 4 in Zaria - FRSCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Vanguard

    The Federal Road Safety Corps Command, Kaduna State, has confirmed that four persons died after they were accidentally crushed by a truck near the Kwangila flyover in Zaria, on Sunday night. Mr Idris Yahaya, FRSC Head of Public Enlightenment and Assistant Unit Commander in the state, confirmed the accident in Zaria on Monday.

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  3. Kaduna electoral body releases results, APC maintains leadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Vanguard

    The SIECOM returning officer for Chikun local government, Dr Samuel Ndams, who made announcement, said only results from seven wards out of the 12 wards of the area were submitted. Ndams said that results from five wards had not been submitted at the collation center, "therefore after due consultation with the SIECOM headquarters we decided to declare the LG polls in Chikun local government inclusive."

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  4. Nigeria:Shiites Flay, Distance Selves From Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    The Islamic Movement of Nigeria , also known as Shiites, has flayed and distanced itself from the activities of the Boko Haram sect, insisting that they share nothing in common.The group was refuting an insinuation by former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, that the movement had a linkage with the terrorist group.

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  5. 89 playwrights vie for $100,000 NLNG Literature PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Vanguard

    A total of 89 playwrights are competing for the 2018 edition of the Nigeria LNG Limited-sponsored Nigeria Prize for Literature which focuses on Drama. The disclosure was made by the company recently at a formal ceremony in Lagos to hand over the entries to the Advisory Board of the Prize.

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  6. LG Polls: APC wins Gov El-Rufai's Kaduna North with a landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Vanguard

    Mr Saleh Shu'aibu of the All Progressives Congress has emerged the winner of Kaduna North Local Government at the just concluded polls, with a landslide. Announcing the results of the polls, the local government election returning officer, Umar Hayatu said the APC has won with total of 168,572 votes, more than 10 times the votes won by his closest opponent.

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  7. Kaduna LG poll: PDP wins Zango, APC wins 10 LGsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Vanguard

    The People's Democratic Party has won the Chairmanship and Councillorship election in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. He said that Mr Elias Maza of the PDP scored 55,643 votes to defeat APC's John Hassan who polled 31,514 votes.

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  8. Sex for marks in Nigerian universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Vanguard

    Recently, a recorded audio conversation between a senior lecturer in the department of Accounting, at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Professor Richard Akindele, negotiating sex for marks with one Monica Osetoba Osagie, a Masters in Business Administration student, went viral on the traditional and social media. In the conversation, Professor Akindele was heard demanding to have sex with Monica five times before he would upgrade her score from 33% to a percentage of her choice.

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  9. The role of editors and how publishing giants retard growth of the publishing industryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Vanguard

    T he Book Business: A Critical Insight into the Nigerian Book Publishing Industry could only have been written by someone with vast experience and knowledge. The author, Dr. Ode Okore, was educated at Columbia University, New York.

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  10. 4 police cadets, 2 others killed on Kano-Kaduna ExpresswayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | Vanguard

    At least six people including four police cadets have been killed in a ghastly motor accident on Kano-Kaduna Expressway on Sunday. Confirming the incident in Zaria, Kaduna State, the Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps , Zaria, Mr Muktar Zubairu described the incident as unfortunate and pathetic.

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  11. VVF: 196 patients treated in North East, others for reunion - OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | Vanguard

    Cross section of Medical doctors carrying out Fistula surgery inside the operating theatre of the Usmanu Danfodiyo Teaching Hospital, Sokoto. VVF is an abnormal congenital opening between the bladder and the vagina that causes continuous involuntary discharge of urine into the vaginal vault.

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  12. 2019: Waiting for the transformational presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Vanguard

    H IS name may not ring a bell in Nigeria's comity of contemporary politicians like those we have known over the years because all along, he has not immersed himself in the waters of the nation's politics of leadership. He has quietly pursued other interests which cumulatively are fundamental to building the economy.

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  13. Nigeria's Treatment of Shia Minority Recalls That of Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | CFR.org

    Blog posts represent the views of CFR fellows and staff and not those of CFR, which takes no institutional positions. Largely overlooked by the Western media, there is an escalating conflict between Nigeria's Shia minority, some of whom are organized into the Islamic Movement of Nigeria , and Nigeria's secular government.

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  14. IP experts at SBL seminar seek creation of funds to assist innovators, creativesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Vanguard

    Following a successful inauguration of the 'SBL CLUB' at the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, the Council of the Nigerian Bar Association Section On Business Law , led by its Intellectual Property, IP, Committee has marked this year's World Intellectual Property Day with a seminar. The event saw the gathering of eminent and celebrated IP minds at the seminar, which had two sessions with highly topical themes: Securing Nigeria's Future Through Innovation and Creativity , and Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity .

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  15. TCN completes, installs 5 new transformers in Enugu, Kaduna, Niger, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Vanguard

    The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has completed the installation of five new power transformers in Bida Substations, Niger, Enugu and Kaduna States. The transformers include a 60MVA transformer at Bida Substation, another 60MVA in Suleija Substation both in Niger State; 2X60MVA at New Haven Substation in Enugu State and 60MVA in Zaria Substation in Kaduna State.

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  16. Nigeria:Group Rejects Murder Charges Against Zakzaky, Saudi MeddlingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has rejected the murder charges brought against their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, his wife and two others by the Kaduna State Government. Speaking with newsmen, Dr. Dauda Nalado on behalf of the Academic Forum of the Islamic movement, described the murder charge as ridiculous, a mockery and contempt of court, adding that "victims of murder are being charged with murder."

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  17. Bring killer soldiers to justice as IMN members face prosecution - AJRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Vanguard

    The decision to prosecute 259 members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, by the Kaduna State Government without bringing soldiers responsible for the killing of more than 348 members of IMN to justice, has been condemned. In a statement by Access to Justice, AJ, through its Director, Mr Joseph Otteh, the body challenged the Kaduna State Government for keeping silent on securing justice for the members of IMN killed in cold blood, day they had a rumble with the military in Zaria.

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  18. Dankwambo: The redeemer cometh?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Vanguard

    By Ikechi Emenyonwu The meeting was so guarded it could have passed for the conclave of the cardinals in search of a Pope. All, governors, serving and old, former ministers, elders of the party, professionals, respected public analysts as well as intellectuals and sundry public-spirited individuals who had been carefully selected across all divides, drove themselves to the meeting venue and left their security details in another venue.

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  19. Appolus Chu in Emir of Zazzau's palace: The gains of monarchs from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Vanguard

    Since his ascension to the throne, HRH Appolus Chu, Egbere Emere Okori of Eleme Kingdom has continued to bring succour and unity to Okori, his community in Eleme, Rivers State. He has also impacted uncountable lives through his foundation, which has provided scholarships, skill acquisition as well as equipped economically hundreds of people including non-indigenes in Eleme.

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  20. .com | Nigeria slaps fresh charges on imprisoned Shiite leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | News24

    News24 has launched an Africa newsletter, Hello Africa, which is aimed at keeping our audiences informed about what is happening across the continent. A pro-Iranian cleric who has been in Nigerian custody since clashes between troops and his followers in December 2015 is facing fresh criminal charges, according to court documents seen by AFP on Friday.

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