Kano

By IndepthAfrica
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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...
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Oct 18th, 2013
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Abdullahi M. Seidu In Nigeria, it is customary for us to throw stones at government officials when they stray off course; and even when they get it right, we still find stones to throw, while we turn blind eyes to their good deeds. Perhaps this is due to the prevalent perception that most of the [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 7th, 2013
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By Luka Binniyat & Mayen Etim Campaigners for President Jonathan Goodluck ahead of 2015 elections, yesterday, escaped being lynched when hoodlums among the estimated 30,000 youths attending the Northern Youth Summit in Kaduna suddenly turned violent and went for the organisers of the event, while...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 6th, 2013
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Barely 36 hours after a plane crashed in Lagos, killing 13 persons, tragedy was averted, on Friday night, in Sokoto, after an aircraft with 494 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia and 18 crew members on board, lost two tyres while landing. The technical crew of Kabo Air plane saved the day as it confr...
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Aug 26th, 2013
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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor LAGOS—The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, took a turn for the worse, weekend, with the decision of seven of the party’s 23 governors to float a new party, the Voice of the People, VOP. The application for registration by the new party, it was learnt a...
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Jul 31st, 2013
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•Hide bombs inside wheelbarrows laden with bananas, oranges …My escape was divine, says motorist who went for car keys at drinking bar From Desmond Mgboh, Kano More details emerged yesterday on Monday’s twin explosions by Boko Haram in Kano metropolis even as survivors recounted how they cheated deat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 30th, 2013
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Nigeria’s military says at least 12 people died in multiple blasts that rocked a Christian area in Nigeria’s northern and mainly Muslim Kano city. Military Joint Task Force spokesman Ikedichi Iweya says “a couple” of people were wounded in Monday night’s attack by suspec...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 6th, 2013
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 by Obinna Akukwe The Kano State Government is  bent on converting the scene of the bus station bomb blast into an Islamic school. Governor Rabiu Kwakwanso had earlier told the Igbo traders and transporters who built and developed the park to relocate to another  place to give way to another Islamic ...