Jos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. New APC Board of Directors elected for 2014-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Association for Progressive Communications

    ... expertise in issues of rural access, telecentres and open source software. of Fantsuam Foundation , was born in Jos, Nigeria and obtained a PhD from Ahmadu Bello University, working as a lecturer until 1994. Under his watch, Fantsuam Foundation has ...


  2. Nigeria: Obasanjo Visits Injured Son in Jos TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 |

    Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is expected in Jos, Plateau State capital today, to visit his injured son, Lt Colonel Adeboye Obasanjo, who is currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital in the city. THISDAY gathered that the former President, who is billed to touch ground at the Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos by 1 pm will be received by Governor Jonah Jang, and will thereafter proceed to see his son in the hospital.


  3. Fomer President Obasanjo Visits Son in JosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Saturday visited his son, Lt Colonel Adeboye Obasanjo, in his private residence along Wase Road, Jos Plateau State. The junior Obasanjo, who has just recuperated from an injury he sustained during a military campaign to recover Michika from Boko Haram terrorist group in Adamawa State, left the hospital for his father's residence in Jos on Thursday afternoon after he was certified fit for discharge by his doctor.


  4. Institute to release new wheat varieties in DecemberRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Vanguard

    The Lake Chad Research Institute in Maiduguri says it will release two new wheat varieties that can yield six tonnes of wheat per hectare in December. The improved varieties have been proven to garner more yields per hectare compared to the one-tonne yield per hectare of the conventional wheat seeds in the country.


  5. NASS will endorse state police - Sen PwajokRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Vanguard

    Sen. Gyang Pwajok on Tuesday said the National Assembly would endorse the National Conference recommendation for the establishment of state police. Pwajok told the News Agency of Nigeria in Jos that "one major feat the conference achieved was its acceptance of the need for states to establish their own security outfits.


  6. Obasanjo's son in stable condition after being shot by Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Adeboye Obasanjo who suffered gunshot injuries yesterday September 8th after his platoon was attacked by Boko Haram men in Baza, Adamawa state is said to be in stable condition after being treated in hospital. 24 soldiers were reportedly killed during the attack which saw the army lose an armored tank to the sect members.


  7. BOI to Provide Business Support for SMEs OperatorsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    He said the business development support programme would help give necessary direction to any entrepreneur with viable business plans with a view to averting business failure responsible for non-repayment of loans. "We are setting up a loan monitoring unit and that will address the issue of non-repayment of loans.


  8. Obasanjo's Son Shot By Boko Haram In Adamawa, As Military Retakes BamaRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Lieutenant Colonel Adeboye Obasanjo of the 3rd Division, Jos, Plateau state was Monday shot in an attack by Boko Haram in Baza in Adamawa State. Reports have it that terrorists attacked a platoon led by Obasanjo, killing 24 soldiers and he, sustained gunshot wounds to the leg.


  9. Nigeria: Boko Haram Shoots Obasanjo's SonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 |

    Son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Lt Col Adeboye Obasanjo, an army engineer at the 3rd Division in Jos, Plateau State was shot yesterday by Boko Haram terrorists as he led soldiers on an offensive to reclaim Michika town in Adamawa State which fell into the hands of the insurgents. Twenty four soldiers were also reportedly killed during the encounter in which Lt Col Obasnjo was said to be seriously injured.


  10. Obasanjo's son shot in Boko Haram Adamawa attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Vanguard

    Adeboye Obasanjo, a Lieutenant Colonel and son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo was Monday shot in an attack by Boko Haram in Baza in Adamawa State. It was gathered that the terrorists attacked a platoon led by Obasanjo, killing 24 soldiers.


  11. Osun election tribunal chair removedRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    THE Chairman of Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, Justice I. M. Bako, has been removed by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, it was gathered yesterday. Although the removal of tribunal chairman is within the power of the appeal court's president, political motives and intrigues were suspected to be behind Justice Bako's removal.


  12. Nigeria turns to beauty spots to revive tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Times of Oman

    A picture taken on June 5, 2014 shows the office of the Amurum Forest Reserve, where undulating rock formations surround a savannah dominated by lush and tall grass in Jos, Plateau State.


  13. Nigeria turns to beauty spots to revive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | Suria

    Birdwatchers often go to extreme lengths to spot a rare species, even travelling to the westernmost of Alaska's Aleutian islands.


  14. Nigerian archbishop shuns suggestions for security guards, despite terror threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Catholic World News

    Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, has said that despite the dangers posed by Boko Haram terrorism, he does not have, or want, a personal security detail.


  15. Augustinians Celebrate 75 Years in NigeriaRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    The Order of St. Augustine, in the liturgical memorial of its spiritual father,August 28,remembers with particular attention its continued presence in Nigeria for 75 years and does so with a Eucharistic celebration in Jos, Plateau State,presided by the Archbishop of Jos, Mgr.


  16. Nigerian Oil Blaze Case May not Pass MusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    Slamming a group of Nigerians for copying their $5 billion lawsuit against Chevron over a weeks-long oil blaze "almost verbatim from the original complaint," a federal judge warned that he may dismiss the case with prejudice.


  17. Mba Assures of June 2015 Switchover Deadline, Process to Gulp N60 BillionRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    THE estimated cost of digital switchover from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting in Nigeria has been put at over N60 billion by the National Broadcasting Commission .


  18. NBC: Nigeria 'll meet ITU's June deadlineRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    N igeria's broadcast sector regulator, the National Broadcasting Commission , has assured that the country will meet the next June next deadline set by the International Telecommunications Union for television stations in Africa to migrate from analogue broadcasting to digital terrestrial television , adding that the date remained sacrosanct.


  19. Boko Haram kidnap dozens in attack on villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    Maiduguri, Nigeria, Aug 23, 2014 / 03:37 pm .- Locals in Baga, Nigeria say the town is one of the latest targets of Boko Haram's attacks, while a group of soldiers say they will not fight the militants until they have more adequate equipment.


  20. Re: This beauty that makes me sadRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Vanguard

    By Muyiwa Adetiba A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article captioned 'This beauty that makes me sad'.