Kano, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Suicide blast kills 23 in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Daily Star

    File - Muslim Shiite demonstrators marching through the streets of the northern Nigerian city of Kano in protest against the Israeli bombardment of Gaza January 7, 2009. YOBE, Nigeria: A suicide bomber killed at least 23 people in a procession of Shiites marking the ritual of Ashoura in northeast Nigeria's Yobe state Monday, witnesses said.

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  2. Large blast rocks Shiite ceremony in NE Nigeria: witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Daily Star

    KANO, Nigeria: A large explosion Monday rocked a major Shiite ceremony in northeast Nigeria's Yobe state, an area repeatedly attacked by Sunni Islamist group Boko Haram, multiple witnesses said. The blast targeted a procession of worshipers in the Tsohuwar Kasuwa area of Potiskum city, said witness Ibrahim Maina.

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  3. Air Traffic Controllers To Shutdown Nigeria's Airspace Nov. 23 Over Outstanding AllowanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    The Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers' Association, NATCA, on Sunday issued a 21-day ultimatum to the management of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, to pay outstanding allowances of its members. The association gave the ultimatum in a communiquA signed by its President, Victor Eyaru, and the General Secretary, Banji Olawode, at the end of its 43rd Annual General Meeting in Kano State.

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  4. 6 states to benefit from BOI, Agric Ministry's N13.6bn rice, cassava millsRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | Vanguard

    Sixteen states are to benefit from the N13.6billion pact entered into by the Bank of Industry, BOI and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development as intervention funds for rice and cassava milling in the country. The duo signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, for N13.6 bn loan solely targetted at the private sector at a maximum of 10 years with a 3-year cessation at 5 per cent interest flat rate per annum to 16 benefiting states.

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  5. Film on Bhopal gas tragedy aims to help audiences learn from historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    ... in Hyderabad, with some shot on location in Bhopal, while filming also took place in Mumbai and Los Angeles. KANO, NIGERIA: Boko Haram has claimed that the 219 schoolgirls it kidnapped more than six months ago have converted to Islam and been ...

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  6. Uyo Stadium opening: Nigeria name squad to face GhanaRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Reinstated Super Eagles head coach Stephen Keshi has named a 24-man Team B squad of local players that will face Ghana in an international friendly to commemorate the commissioning of a newly constructed stadium in Akwa Ibom State in the coastal South-Southern part of Nigeria. The grand opening of the ultra-modern Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo on Friday, November 7, will see the hosts pit their strength against rivals Ghana who will be represented by their U-23 male squad, the Black Meteors.

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  7. 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls 'married off' - Boko Haram claims...Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | UAport

    An image grab from a video shows the leader of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau delivering a speech.

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  8. Boko Haram survivors: 'How we outwitted insurgents to escape'Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Vanguard

    It was tears, sadness and gratitude to God, all at once as some victims of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria's North-East recounted their experiences to Sunday Vanguard in Adamawa State recently. Some of the experiences were reminiscent of experiences of non-Nazis in Nazi Germany.

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  9. Jonathan needs serious prayer, fasting - Primate AyodeleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Vanguard

    Nigeria-based global-view prophet, Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, is not comfortable with the administration's disobedience to the words of God. The Ikere-Ekiti State-born man of God feels bad that the people surrounding our leaders oftentimes do not allow them access to the truth, that is, the word of God, which should have led them aright in the administration of the country and the states, adding that President Jonathan's needs fasting and prayers if he really means to contest the 2015 election.

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  10. Comparing Buhari with Jonathan: Iroko versus rotten wood -1Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Vanguard

    By Dele Sobowale "Every attempt to heal a sick country is an affront to those who benefit from its sickness." Bernard Malamud, in THE FIXER.

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  11. Boko Haram denies cease-fire, says kidnapped girls 'married'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The China Post

    MAIDUGURI/KANO, Nigeria -- Boko Haram has claimed the 219 schoolgirls it kidnapped in Nigeria earlier this year have converted to Islam and have been married off, according to a new video obtained by AFP on Friday. The Islamist group's leader, Abubakar Shekau, also denied claims by Nigeria's government that it had agreed to a cease-fire and apparently ruled out future talks.

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  12. Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls - Married Off' by Boko HaramRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Schoolgirls abducted by Nigeria 's Boko Haram group have converted to Islam and been "married off" to militants, according to a new video message. A man claiming to be the Islamist group's leader, Abubakar Shekau, appeared in the 13-minute video and denied that a truce had been agreed with the government or that Boko Haram had started talks to free the abducted schoolgirls.

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  13. Nigeria families of kidnapped girls shocked at marriage claims by Boko Haram militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Straits Times

    ... to Islam and would not be released until all militant prisoners were freed. -- PHOTO: AFP/ BOKO HARAM KANO, Nigeria (AFP) - Families of the 219 schoolgirls held for more than six months by Boko Haram militants on Saturday said they were shocked but ...

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  14. Families of kidnapped Nigerian girls shocked at marriage claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said all the abducted girls had converted to Islam and they had been married off. KANO: Families of the 219 schoolgirls held for more than six months by Boko Haram militants on Saturday said they were shocked but not surprised at fresh claims that the teenagers had been married off.

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  15. Nigeria's Jonathan brushes off scandals to lead 2015 election race : October 28, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Daily Times

    ABUJA: Not many presidents could survive three multi-billion dollar government oil corruption scandals and a wave of cold-blooded killings and kidnappings of civilians by Islamist militants still holding hundreds of schoolgirls after six months. Nigeria's president Goodluck Jonathan has not only survived, he will seek reelection in February stronger than ever, after five years in a job no one expected him to get.

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  16. Nigeria's Jonathan brushes off scandals to lead 2015 election raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Star Online

    Not many presidents could survive three multi-billion dollar government oil corruption scandals and a wave of cold-blooded killings and kidnappings of civilians by Islamist militants still holding hundreds of schoolgirls after six months. Nigeria's president Goodluck Jonathan has not only survived, he will seek reelection in February stronger than ever, after five years in a job no one expected him to get.

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  17. New Kano airport terminal achieves 35% completionRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | Vanguard

    The New Terminal under construction at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport has reached 35 per cent completion stage and this is coming on the heels of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, showcasing the airport remodeling project at the 9th Abuja International Trade Fair. This fact was revealed by Mr Wong of the Chinese Engineering Construction Company, CCECC, the contractor handling the project, while conducting the Managing Director of FAAN, Engr Saleh Dunoma who was on inspection tour of the New Terminal under construction in Kano.

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  18. Cameroon kills 39 Boko Haram fighters in clash with IslamistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A young girl joins people demonstrating on October 14, 2014, for the Nigerian Government to rescue 217 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram rebels. YAOUNDE - Cameroonian troops killed 39 Boko Haram fighters in clashes with the Islamists, who were carrying out three raids on Cameroon's territory.

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  19. Vita Club and Setif prepare for finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | BBC News

    African Champions League finalists AS Vita Club and Entente Setif square off on Sunday in the stadium once graced by Muhammad Ali in the first of two games to decide who will be crowned champions of Africa. Congolese side Vita Club's coach Florent Ibenge labelled Algerians Setif a "very dangerous team" ahead of the first leg in kinshasa.

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  20. Kwankwaso and APC's search for sure baitRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Vanguard

    The flagging off of political activities earlier this month by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has sparked a whirlwind of campaign activities and widened the horizon for consultation and formation of common fronts. The target, at least in the camp of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC and other progressive Nigerians, is to see who the mega opposition party can present as its candidate with the potency of coasting to victory.

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