Zamfara State

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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Jul 19th, 2012
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by Comrade AremuforYouths In the past lies the problems of the present and in the present lies the answers to the future or the destruction of it. History is very fascinating and in history lies the beginning of Boko Haram and the possible solution to the whole imbroglio. After listening and reading ...
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Jun 11th, 2012
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A gang of armed robbers has killed 23 people in two villages in northern Nigeria, witnesses and police say. An eyewitness told the BBC that about 80 people on motorbikes launched an attack in the remote villages of Dan-Gulbi and Guru in Zamfara state. Some victims had their throat cut, according to r...
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May 12th, 2012
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press release Friday May 11, 2012 – Abuja, Nigeria — An International Conference to find solutions to the Zamfara lead poisoning crisis (1), of which Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), was the lead organiser concluded on Thursday. The conference delegates endorsed a clear action plan calling for N...
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Apr 14th, 2012
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As we explore the issue of Nigeria’s missing federalism, we turn today to Bauchi as we focus on and analyze sub-national budgets, fiscal prudence and good governance.   The state is one of the older states with the good fortune of being decently governed in the past – by people like General Sani Sami...