Kano State

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2014
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by Obinna Akukwe A new type of Jihad which uses penis as instrument of conversion and coercion has been introduced into the Islamic world by Nigerian terrorist group, Boko Haram, especially in the manner they are serially raping the over 250 christian girls earlier abducted in April and another set o...
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Jun 13th, 2014
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By Mukhtar Jarmajo The decision by Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State to consider His Royal Highness Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (HRH SLS) as the new Emir of Kano last Sunday was indeed a bold and wise one. Against all the primitive and retrogressive odds of selecting a successor only amongst the c...
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May 22nd, 2014
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I think my resignation was the only way to avoid bloodshed, as I couldn’t stand the idea of bloodshed, casualties. Eduard Shevardnadze Fejiro Oliver If men were God; we need no soothsayer to know that President Goodluck Jonathan would have been a forgotten history, but our not being God has saddled u...
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Apr 12th, 2014
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Obinna Akukwe     Tobias Idika, the Ohanaeze President of Kano, who was suspected to be poisoned by agents of Boko Haram and state sponsored terrorists, has been slated for burial on the 17 th of April, 2014 at his hometown,  Amuru Abam in  Arochukwu/Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia Sta...
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Feb 11th, 2014
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by Ibrahim Shekarau I have often been asked what could have necessitated my departure so early from the legacy party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) which I worked hard to actualise and where I were a leader, to move to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). I worked very hard in actualising the AP...
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Oct 29th, 2013
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Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned Mr Festus Odimegwu over his resignation as Chairman of National Population Commission. In a brief with concerned Igbo Clerics led by Rev Obinna Akukwe who sought clarifications over issues affecting Ndigbo, the Secretary General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Joe Nwaorgu said tha...
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Oct 18th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver The sledge hammer which has fallen on many ministers as they got sacked have finally landed on the National Population Commission boss, Mr Festus Odimegwu. According to a source who told this paper on why Odimegwu was relieved of his job by the presidency; he noted that the northern ...
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Sep 19th, 2013
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By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Alhaji Abubakar Baraje-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wishes to inform Nigerians to discountenance what it calls “tissue of lies and propaganda” from the Alhaji Bamanga Tukur faction of the party on the outcome of our meeting with President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at the ...
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Sep 8th, 2013
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The Protem National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress and former Minister of FCT, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, said on Saturday there would be no room for godfatherism in the party. El-Rufai who represented the Protem National Chairman of the APC, Bisi Akande, at a national conference organised by...
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Sep 5th, 2013
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Okafor C. Udoka, writing from Aba, Abia State, submits that the ‘deportation’ (relocation) of any Nigerian from his or her place of residence by any state government is unconstitutional, and indicative of the need for government to cater for the under privileged … The recent deportation of Igbo and “...