Kano

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2014
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By Obinna Akukwe Boko Haram Republic of Kano, Boko Haram Republic of Borno, Boko Haram Republic of Yobe, Boko Haram Republic of Minna, Boko Hahram Republic of Arewa and Sharia Republic of Nigeria are all possible names for the new extremist Islamic Republic. Nigerians want peace and if a people are b...
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Jul 4th, 2014
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By Denja Yaqub The issue of violent crimes in Nigeria did not start with the advent of Boko Haram, the murderous gang that falsely claims the propagation of Islam as its underlying mission. The country has been contending with several violent crimes before now. Crimes such as armed robbery, kidnappin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 20th, 2014
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By Vincent M. Okwechime, Jr These are ominous times for Nigeria. Serious and unacceptable as these are, leave aside for now that Boko Haram is ravaging our society and killing our people in the thousands. Forget for a moment that ten million or more Nigerian children do not attend school on a daily b...
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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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Jun 11th, 2014
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By Mikailu Ibrahim Barau The Emir of Kano Is Too Learned to Be Shiite Or Sunni in The Modern Political And Economic Garment of The Sects; An Excerpt From His Article In April 2007 Testifies This… “…In theology, the ethical rationalism of the Mu’tazilites and Shiites accounts for the...
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May 13th, 2014
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by Ikechukwu A. Ogu In the second week of April, 2014, Nigerians were hit by news of a 14-year old Kano girl, Wasila Umar, who poisoned her 35-year old husband, Umar Sani, and three of his friends to death by putting rodenticide in their meal. The child said she did not love the deceased, and [&helli...
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May 6th, 2014
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by Femi Aribisala Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is a relation of mine. My late mother, who was from Abeokuta, was Obasanjo’s aunt. I think that makes Obasanjo my uncle. Obasanjo was president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for eight years. In that period, I did not get any government contrac...
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Apr 17th, 2014
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by Soni Akoji I watched with dismay as President Goodluck Jonathan made a caricature of himself and brought the revered office of the President and Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, to an all time low yesterday in Kano during a PDP Jamboree he personally attended 24...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2014
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KANO, Nigeria — A child bride forced into marriage in Nigeria killed the groom and three of his friends with a poisoned meal, police said Thursday. Fourteen-year-old Wasila Umaru was married last week to 35-year-old Umaru Sani, according to assistant superintendent Musa Magaji Majia. Over the weekend...