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Local news for Kano, Nigeria continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

10 hrs ago | Free Republic

Boko Haram Using Kidnapped Girls as Suicide Bombers?

Fears are growing that Boko Haram terror group is using the 220 girls it abducted in Chibok last April as suicide bombers.

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23 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Young women used in Nigerian suicide bombings

One slipped in among students gathered Wednesday at a notice board of a college campus in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WorthyNews

Four Christians Killed in Nigeria Church Bombing

A bomb attack in the northern Nigerian city of Kano Sunday killed four Christians and a soldier, according to Morning Star News.

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RTE.ie

Six killed in suicide bomb attack in Nigeria

A suicide bomber blew herself up at a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano today, killing six people in the fourth such attack there in less than a week.

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In-depth Africa

President condemns terrorist attacks at Kano College and Potiskum

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan deplores the continuing terrorist assault on Kano and the heinous bombing of the Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies today.

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Al Bawaba

Nigerians pay tribute to anti-Israel protesters

Protesters carry a dummy of the Al-aqsa mosque during a demonstration in support of Palestinian people and to condemn Israel's offensive in Gaza, in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, on July 25, 2014.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

CFR.org

Where is Nigeria's Boko Haram Going?

Security personnel comb the scene of a bomb explosion at the Sabon Gari bus park in Kano, July 24, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Khamenei calls Israel "rabid dog"

Protesters carry a banner depicting Iranian ayatollahs Ali Khamenei and Rouhollah Khomeini , and Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah during a demonstration in support of Palestinian people and to condemn Israel's offensive in Gaza, in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, on July 25, 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, July 29

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said there are credible reports that Venezuela threatened the governments of Aruba, the Netherlands and others to force the release of former military intelligence chief Hugo Carvajal .

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KAUZ

3 female suicide bomber kill several in Nigeria

After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records... A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long ... (more)

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Vanguard

Education initiatives and fight against insecurity

THE appointment of educationist and former Governor of Kano state, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, as the new minister of education has no doubt made immediate impact.

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The Peninsula

'Suicide bomb' kills several people in Nigeria's Kano

KATSINA: A female suicide bomber killed several people in northern Nigeria's Kano city on Monday, witnesses said, after weekend violence blamed on Boko Haram forced authorities to cancel festivities marking a major Muslim holiday.

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In-depth Africa

Sultan to insurgents: end your killings

A section of the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria yesterday marked Eid el Fitir the end of Islamic month of Ramadan with prayers after the 30-day fasting period.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: "Missing" Oil Revenue - Between Sanusi and the Senate

When the former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and now Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, initially disclosed that $49.8b was not remitted to the federation Account by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company , many Nigerians, so used to the corruption of top government officials in times past and present, were aghast and lent their voice to ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Vanguard

Modern rail: Nigeria Railways bids to sustain N4bn investment

Following the rehabilitation of the railway by the Federal Government 30 years after it was abandoned, the Nigerian Railway Corporation resorted to the refurbishment of old rolling stocks to return to tracks.

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In-depth Africa

Man loses dad, wife, maid in Kano bombing as 30 die in Adamawa

Five persons died yesterday in Kano when suspected insurgents hurled explosives from the window of a school at a church building as worshippers were leaving after a mass.

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Vanguard

Eid-El-Fitr:Sanusi urges Muslims to imbibe spirit of tolerance

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi, on Saturday paid N3 million at the Central Prisons, Kano, to secure freedom for 11 inmates of the prison.

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News24

.com | Nigerian city of Kano cancels Eid festivities

A year after Zimbabwe held its elections, thousands continue to live under dire situations as the country's unemployment crisis persists.

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Vanguard

Calamity would have befallen Nigeria if Buhari, Bauchi were killed, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan said calamity would have befallen Nigeria if former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari and Islamic scholar, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi, were killed in the July 23 bomb attacks in Kaduna.

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Vanguard

Five police injured foiling female suicide bomber in Kano

A female suicide bomber blew herself up outside a university in Kano, northern Nigeria's largest city, after they prevented her from carrying out an attack, injuring five officers, police said.

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