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  1. FEC approves N2.445Billion for Automotive LaboratoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    Minister of Industry, Trade and investment Olusegun Aganga who addressed state House Correspondents after the meeting yesterday stated that the contract also include the cost of training the personnel that would man the laboratories. According to the minister, the laboratories are meant to ensure vehicle safety and environmental protection as well as ensuring the quality of automotive products that are produced in the country.


  2. InMed Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Abo Mohammed As Chief Medical OfficerRead the original story

    Yesterday | BioSpace

    Dr. Mohammed is a proven leader in the development of cannabinoid therapies, having played a strategic role in the clinical development, R&D, and commercialization of these specialty drugs. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mohammed will join InMed's executive management team and will be directly involved in developing the clinical trial strategy for InMed's lead candidates and product development strategy for the Company's pipeline of cannabinoid based therapies, including its two clinical stage programs, CTI-085 and CTI-091, and the recently initiated program for Epidermolysis bullosa simplex , INM-750.


  3. Shiites In Nigeria Allege Plot To Assassinate El-ZakzakyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... ured by a foundation as a father of "three martyrs" during the 2014 Quds massacre by the Nigerian military in Zaria, Nigeria.


  4. Politicians Will Determine Success Or Failure Of Elections - PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Umar Usman Shehu, yesterday in Zaria said the success or failure of the rescheduled 2015 general elections would largely depend on how politicians conduct themselves in line with the laws of the country. The police boss spoke shortly after the signing of peace accord by flag-bearers of different political parties in Kaduna North Senatorial District at the Sabon Gari LG secretariat.


  5. Arewa House advocates Northern Education SummitRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Vanguard

    T he Arewa House of the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria has advocated a special Northern Education summit to address the declining fortunes of the sector in the region. Director of the House, Prof.


  6. Nigeria: Ex-NBA President Backs Military Deployment for PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 |

    Ahead of the 2015 general elections, former president of the Nigerian Bar Association , Joseph Daudu, a senior advocate of Nigeria, has thrown his weight behind the deployment of the military to aid the conduct of the elections. Speaking during an event at his chambers in Abuja in honour of the 2015 externship programme for students of the Nigerian Law School posted to his law offices in Abuja, Kaduna and Zaria, on Friday, Daudu noted that the military was not being deployed to participate in the election but to protect sensitive materials used in the conduct of the polls.


  7. Black History Month: Amina African Warrior QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 |

    Amina also known as aminatu is another lady that earns her rightful place in Black history month . Unfortunately, we don't know that much about her.


  8. Nigeria: Dozens Killed As Suicide Bombers Hit Potiskum, KanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    Thirty-one persons died yesterday in two separate suicide bomb attacks in Potiskum, Yobe State, and Kano with several others injured. An eye witness account on the Potiskum attack said a female suicide bomber alighted from a tricycle, opposite Tashan Dan Borno motor park in the town, and mixed with passengers at the park located along Kano Road, killing 15 persons on the spot, while four others died before reaching hospital for treatment due to excessive bleeding.


  9. Postponement: Jega's unending headachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Vanguard

    In claiming insecurity as the direct reason for the shift of the elections, the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega may have stated the obvious.


  10. Nigeria: Rent Soars, As Igbo Return Home En MasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 |

    As the presidential election draws nearer, indigenes of the South East continue to leave their states of residence in the North in droves. Daily Independent gathered that a number of the returnees were negotiating for accommodation for their families in state capitals, a development that has raised rent in most part of the cities.


  11. Nigeria: Army Denies Being Part of Interim Government PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 |

    The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it was not aware of any plan for an interim government in the country. This information is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col.


  12. Why Did Our Media Mourn Charlie Hebdo But Ignore 2,000 Deaths in Nigeria? Ask Fela Kuti.Read the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | In These Times

    Without a serious critique of religious extremism-and of the power dynamics that ensure indigenous cultures remain subservient to imported ones-we become what Fela refers to as "zombies," those who do not think "unless they are told what to think." I was not surprised when the world mourned the murder of 17 people in France and ignored 2,000 murders in Baga, Nigeria, the same week.


  13. Army Reviews Training Curriculum To Tackle Boko Haram - MinimahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 |

    GEN. KENNETH MINIMAH, INSPECTING A PARADE, DURING A PARADE IN HIS HONOUR, AT INFANTRY CORPS IN JAJI, KADUNA, The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Kenneth Minimah, on Friday in Zaria, Kaduna State, said the Nigerian Army has reviewed the training curriculum of the Depot, Nigerian Army, to effectively tackle insurgency in the Northeast. He made this known during the Passing Out Parade of the 71 Regular Recruits Intake of the Depot, Nigerian Army, which took place at the parade ground of the Chindit Barracks, Zaria.


  14. Jonathan'll beat Buhari in the north - PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Peoples Democratic Party says its Presidential flagbearer, President Goodluck Jonathan will beat the APC candidate, retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari, fair and square in the north, come February 14, 2015. The party also said with President Jonathan's soaring popularity among the voting population across the country, it would win more than two-third of the total votes cast as well as the required 25 percent in all the states of the federation.


  15. Governor Yero and El-Rufai of Kaduna State: A conversationTUNGA LERGO, Gainesville, Florida, USARead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Nigeriaworld

    The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which. -George Orwell , Animal Farm he Southern Kaduna voters, who for years have pitched tent with the PDP, are now faced with two choices for governor.


  16. Change Inevitable In Kaduna - El-RufaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 |

    The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, on Monday said that with God on his side, change was inevitable in the state in February. The APC candidate was warmly received by thousands of supporters at the Zazzau Emirate, who literally grounded activities in the city to a halt.


  17. Questions surrounding Buhari certificate explainedRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    Answer: "The stamp and date served as authentication that the document was truly retrieved from the records of that Secondary School and it emanated from there. And, it MUST bear the date it was forwarded! And, Cambridge University also sent a computer print-out of the same certificate! So, the certificate itself bears 1961 while the stamp of the retrieving and forwarding establishment bears the date the retrieved document was forwarded .


  18. Association Of Lab Scientists Disown 'Fake' Buhari Medical ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 |

    The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria has disowned a medical report, which was purported to be the result of tests for the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari. The report was said have emanated from the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria, and purportedly undersigned by three staff.


  19. NANS president involved in ghastly car accident, aide diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    Yesterday evening Sunday Jan. 18th, the president of the National Association of Nigerian Students Comrade Tijani Usman Shehu was involved in a ghastly automobile accident in Zaria on his way back from Kano, his Chief of Staff, Comrade Archa Kalu A.K.A Zulu King died as a result of the accident. The NANS President and two other NANS xecutives who were also involved sustained injuries.


  20. APC Campaign Slams PDP For Allegedly Circulating False Medical Report On Buhari's HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 |

    The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation, APCPCO, has lampooned the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for circulating a scam medical report on General Muhammadu Buhari. A statement from the Directorate of Media and Publicity of the campaign on Sunday said it is ludicrous for the PDP to throw all cautions to the wind in its shameless effort to pull wool over the eyes of Nigerians over their rising desire for change of guard at the federal government.