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

6 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Nigerian atheista s case isna t just about religion

For the last two weeks of July, Faitheist is being guest hosted by Sarah Jones , Communications Associate for Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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10 hrs ago | Vanguard

Ohaneze youths fault call for dissolution of Nigeria by Arewa youths

OHANEZE Youth Council has condemned in strong terms the call by Arewa Youth Development Foundation for the dissolution of Nigeria as a country, describing it as a big offence that warrants treasonable prosecution.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

Dangers of militarisation of polity

In Nigeria, politics is taking a dangerous turn, following the militarisation of the polity.

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Vanguard

2015: Jonathan cannot win in any northern state - Kwankwaso

Abuja-Apparently preparing the ground for formal declaration of his presidential ambition, Kano State Governor, Rabio Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday, launched series of verbal attacks on President Goodluck Jonathan, accusing him of failing to provide security for lives and property in Nigeria.

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Vanguard

Group petitions Pope over killing of Christians, burning of churches in North

A civil society organisation, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, has petitioned Pope Francis over the killing of Christians and burning of churches in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram and Fulani Jihadists.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Vanguard

Nigeria's unity not negotiable -Maitama Sule

Former Nigerian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Alhaji Maitama Sule, yesterday warned northern youths against being used to compromise the unity of the country, asking them to embrace dialogue.

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News24

.com | Cholera kills 6 in northern Nigeria

Suspected Islamists have raided the remote northeast Nigerian town of Damboa, shooting dead more than 40 residents and burning down houses.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Govt 'Reviving' Railway System, Says Official

Nigeria's Transport Minister says the administration has allocated funds and implemented strategic plans to revitalize the country's railway system, which has been in a poor state for decades.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

In-depth Africa

NSCIA warns against misuse of soldiers, aviation facilities

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs yesterday warned the Federal Government against misuse of military and aviation facilities.

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Vanguard

Alleged N50bn fraud: Court to hear suit against Sanusi Nov 18

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, fixed November 18 to commence hearing on the suit alleging that the erstwhile Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, was involved in an alleged N50billion fraud.

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Vanguard

2015: Northern youths call for dissolution of Nigeria

By AbdulSalam Muhammad KANO - The march towards 2015 General Election took a dangerous dimension in Kano Wednesday following calls by youths under the auspices of Arewa Youth Development Foundation for the division of Nigeria as a political entity.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Vanguard

New Education Minister: Stakeholders reel out expectations from Shekarau

Last Wednesday, the education sector got its 18th Education Minister from June 1999.

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Daily Times

Gunmen nab German in northeast Nigeria : July 17, 2014,

KANO: Gunmen on motorcycles kidnapped a German national on Wednesday in northeast Nigeria, police said, in the latest assault in the region repeatedly assailed by Boko Haram.

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Women's eNews

Nigerian State Rape Law Pushes Anti-Queer Agenda

It's also where a prominent politician, in response to attempted legislation to curb domestic violence, However, my excitement quickly faded when reading the actual provisions of the new law in the Northwestern State of Kano, where the Boko Haram extremists kidnapped 260 female students .

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The Long War Journal

Boko Haram leader fires back at Twitter campaign

Boko Haram sent a new video over the weekend to Agence France Presse , boasting of the group's latest feats while mocking the global hashtag campaign #BringBackOurGirls.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

News24

.com | At least 38 killed in raid on Nigerian village

Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to free a group of schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

In-depth Africa

Jonathan plotting life presidency, says Kwankwaso

Kano State Governor Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso has said the convocation of the National Conference by President Goodluck Jonathan was designed to perpetuate the President in power.

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Bangkok Post

Boko Haram chief claims Lagos, Abuja...

The head of Nigeria's Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a bombing in the capital Abuja and an attack hours later in Lagos which the authorities tried to cover up, in a video obtained by AFP Sunday.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vanguard

Can Shekarau clean up after Wike?

BY LAJU ARENYEKA When Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau stepped into his new mandate as the Minister of Education earlier this week, he resumed into a house of ruins.

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Ghanamma.com

Nigerian Senate Finally Finds Missing $49bn Oil Fund

The Senate have finally revealed that the $49 billion oil revenue was not missing but where un-remitted funds which will soon be put back into the Federal Account.

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