Zaria

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Apr 30th, 2014
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by Chukwuma O. Nwaonicha We first of all wish to thank the First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan and Mrs. Rosemary Clark for supporting Anioma people for the Governorship come 2015, but with due respect, they are supporting the wrong candidate. The report below about the activities of Dr. Ngozi Olejeme ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2012
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Was he under a spell? Or is he suffering from some form of mental or psychological trauma? The questions are many on the lips and minds of many who heard the news of a Nigerian student (names withheld) enrolled in one of the numerous tertiary institutions in Ghana who sliced off and swallowed his man...
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Dec 16th, 2012
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Kaduna — Alhaji Mukhtar Yero was on Sunday sworn-in as the new Governor of Kaduna State by the state Chief Judge, Justice Rahila Cudjo. The ceremony conducted at Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, Kaduna was witnessed by members of the state Executive Council, government officials and traditional r...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 1st, 2012
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MILITARY authorities on Friday in Kaduna said they had discovered a two-bedroom bungalow in Zaria where Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were manufactured, insisting that they would continue to demolish such buildings used as bomb factories. They also disclosed that following a tip-off, they arrest...
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Oct 3rd, 2012
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Police hunting for the killers of 26 people in a college residence in northeast Nigeria said they had raided houses and made a number of arrests on Wednesday. The attackers went from room to room in the building in the town of Mubi, in remote Adamawa state, on Tuesday morning and killed the people th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2012
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(AP) — Officials say a bomb detonated in northern Nigeria near an Islamic boarding school, causing unknown casualties. Yushau Shuaib, a spokesman for Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency, said the bomb blew up Sunday morning in Zaria, a city in the far north of Kaduna state. Shuaib said the...
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Jun 19th, 2012
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Kaduna – Nigerian Muslims fired AK-47 rifles, burned tyres and destroyed at least one church in the northern city of Kaduna on Tuesday, two days after rioting by Christian youths killed 52 people, witnesses said. An explosion also struck a market in Kaduna, residents said, during the latest of ...
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Jun 18th, 2012
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Kano – Blasts and gunfire on Monday rocked the northeastern Nigerian city of Damaturu, which has previously been hit by heavy violence blamed on Islamist group Boko Haram, residents said. “It all started about 20 minutes ago, and there have been bombings and shootings throughout the city,...
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Jun 18th, 2012
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A radical Islamist sect has claimed responsibility for three church attacks that left at least 21 people dead in northern Nigeria. The group known as Boko Haram made the announcement in an email statement received by The Associated Press on Monday. This is the third weekend in a row that the group is...
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Mar 15th, 2012
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Abuja – The Briton and Italian kidnapped in Nigeria were abducted by a splinter cell of a radical Islamist sect and executed before a failed commando rescue operation, the nation’s secret police said on Wednesday. Nigeria’s secretive State Security Service also said the mastermind o...