Zamfara State

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 22nd, 2014
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By Sani Mafara At a stakeholder’s town hall meeting organized by Global Right and Partners for Justice in Zamfara, stakeholders expressed deep concern with the where about of the 200M released to the Federal Ministry of Health by the President as intervention to the ongoing clinical management of 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 12th, 2014
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by Adebayo Smith The Zamfara State-born police chief enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in 1979 and today heads the Nigerian Police Force at the most critical time since the return to democracy in 1999. Many questioned the rationale behind the decision of President Jonathan to appoint this office...
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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by Obinna Akukwe Jonathan and his Ijaw brothers will definitely teach the Hausa Fulani a bitter lesson during the 2015 presidential election. I have alluded to that in an earlier write-up titled “Presidency 2015: Jonathan and Ijaws to teach Hausa-Fulani Bitter Lesson – Part 1’. Recently the Ful...
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Aug 8th, 2013
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BY HENRY UMORU …As committee disqualifies Tony Nwoye, 3 others ABUJA—AHEAD of the August 24 Anambra State primary election of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the leadership of the party, Wednesday, cleared the following aspirants to contest the election. They are: Senators Andy Uba and Emmanuel Anosik...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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By Eze chukwuemeka Eze, Having written several articles on the current macabre dance and political crisis rocking Rivers State and x-raying its effects on the future political developments of Nigeria if not checked, I do not see further need to come up with another piece on this subject despite new c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2013
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Boko Haram Republic of Arewa, Boko Haram Republic of Borno-Yobe, Boko Haram Republic of Northern Nigeria is not a bad idea. I have reiterated in an earlier write up ‘Boko Haram Republic: Why Not?’ that a referendum is necessary in the North so that northerners will either accept or reject an Islamic ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2013
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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s decision to immediately release funds to clean up lead-contaminated villages in Nigeria will save untold lives, Human Rights Watch said today. Releasing the funds clears the way for at least 1,500 children in urgent need of life-saving medical treatment in north...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 11th, 2012
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From ADETUTU FOLASADE-KOYI,The Sun Chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Committee, Bukar Abba Ibrahim has refuted comments made by the Chief of Army Staff, Azubuike Ihejirika that over 3,000 people had been killed by Boko Haram. Senate President David Mark immediately directed three standing...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2012
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Abba Mahmood,Leadership opinion During the Ramadan fast, precisely in the first week of August 2012, I read in the papers that the Zamfara State government had spent a whopping N2.7bn for the fasting period! I began to wonder if that State House of Assembly had actually appropriated that amount to be...