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  1. Nigeria: Document Reveals How PDP Plans to Rig Kaduna Governorship PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 |

    A new document has detailed a plot by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to influence the electorate, and elaborately rig Saturday's Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Kaduna State. A document, entitled "The Task Before PDP and Governor Yero" obtained by PREMIUM TIMES, detailed the "means, measures and ways" to be adopted by the party and its candidate, Governor Ramalan Yero, to win the election based on the voting behaviour of the electorate in the state.


  2. My long experience with Buhari - 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    "It ain't the things you don't know that cause all the problem; it's the things you think you know that ain't so." Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882.


  3. Accept election result, Yero tells voters in KadunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State has appealed to residents of the state to accept the outcome of the gubernatorial and State House of Assembly elections whichever way it turns. Yero is contesting to retain his seat under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, against Mallan Nasir El Rufai of the All Progressives Congress, APC.


  4. Kaduna: PDP counts on Yero for Northern identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Vanguard

    By Luka Binniyat The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressive Change, APC will next Saturday finally redesign the political map of Kaduna State, after the APC made sweeping, but not surprising defeat of its major contender, the PDP, in the last Presidential and National Assembly elections. The March 28th Presidential election result for Kaduna state shows that the APC scored a total of 1,127, 760 votes, while the PDP got 484,085 votes.


  5. Kaduna gov visits injured persons in Buhari victory celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Vanguard

    K aduna State governor, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has visited those injured while celebrating the victory of the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari shortly after the declaration of the results in Kaduna, last week. Yero had earlier directed that those injured during jubilation across the state should be treated free in state hospitals while condoling with families of those that lost their lives.


  6. Kaduna To Offset Bills of Injured Persons In Buhari Victory...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 |

    Governor Ramalan Yero of Kaduna State on Sunday visited persons who sustained injuries while celebrating the victory of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, in the recently held presidential election. There was "wild" jubilation in most parts of the North as it became glaring that Mr. Buhari, who hails from Katsina State, had won the election by defeating incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan.


  7. Etcetera - "Nobody Should Celebrate Buhari Yet"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 |

    Why are we dancing? Why do we keep rolling out the drums each time we have a new government, only for us to start crying few months down the line? Is it that we are too quick to forget or we just love to dance? Do you celebrate a child who's about to write his exams or the one who has written and passed? What is this jubilation for? Because I really don't understand. Is it that the election of Buhari in itself has suddenly alleviated our sufferings? I am really confused here, hearing how six bikers lost their lives in Zaria celebrating Buhari's victory.


  8. Police announce death of former IGP Dikko YusufRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Vanguard

    The Nigeria Police on Thursday announced the death of a former Inspector-General of Police, Mr Muhammadu Dikko Yusuf. In a statement issued in Abuja by the force spokesman, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, Yusuf, aged 84, died on April 1. Late Yusuf was the third indigenous Inspector-General of Police and served between 1975 and 1979.


  9. Wacky eco-friendly wheels driving Africa's green revolutionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 |

    Sleek chassis, alluring paintwork and a need for speed, but these are no ordinary motors. When pedal hits metal, an eco-friendly process gets set in motion.


  10. Eco-friendly electric cars in African green revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | CNN

    The 'Kiira EV' was the first electric car built in Uganda. The project, which was mostly run by students, launched a proof of concept in 2011 and plans to produce its first commercial car by 2018.


  11. Curriculum shift: A future without HISTORY?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Vanguard

    T he labour of our heroes past shall never be in vain . Ten year old Ikenna Chukwudi sings this line of the national anthem every school morning.


  12. Aisha: Brain and beauty in the villaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Vanguard

    She was finally unveiled to Nigerians as the campaign unfolded, and to some extent, also took got her own campaign bruises. While her husband suffered the pains and knocks from the hard hitting PDP campaign, Mrs. Buhari's pains were not just that her man was under attack, but she at one time during the campaign came under physical attack of hoodlums in Ilorin, Kwara State.


  13. Hurricane APC Sweeps Across Kaduna As Makarfi Loses Bid To Return To SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 |

    The All Progressives Congress has won the Senate and all the six House of Representatives seats in Northern Kaduna Senatorial District. Incumbent Senator for the area, Ahmed Makarfi, of the Peoples Democratic Party, was defeated by Suleiman Hunkuyi of the All Progressives Congress.


  14. Cellists get on board to mark Bach's birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Glendale News-Press

    Johann Sebastian Bach would have turned 330 on Saturday, but his compositions are safely in the hands of some local young musicians, who paid a birthday tribute to the old master in an afternoon concert at the Larry Zarian Transportation Center - the site formerly known as the Glendale Southern Pacific Railroad Depot. The local event was part of a worldwide occasion called Bach in the Subways, now in its fourth year and celebrated everywhere from Austria to Australia, Nigeria to the Netherlands, and there's no doubt that the King of Baroque would have been proud.


  15. Nigeria: 12 Years On, Kaduna's Eastern Bypass Remains IncompleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 |

    The contract for the construction of the Kaduna Eastern Bypass was awarded on 24th November, 2002 to Eksiogullari Construction at the cost of N16 billion and the road was to stretch from Kakau on the Abuja/Kaduna road and to link the Kaduna/ Zaria road, covering a distance of about 48 km with a completion period of three years. But twelve years after, only about 16 kilometres, representing about 30 per cent of the job, have been done even though the contract sum has increased to about N24 billion.


  16. Natural medicine has huge potential for Nigeria - Olu AdeolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Vanguard

    M r. Olu Adeola is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Abeokuta-based Globalherbs Natural Healthcare Product Company. In this chat with Financial Vanguard in Abeokuta recently, the Business Administration and Management graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, speaks on why he ventured into natural/traditional medicine and why Nigeria has not been able to exploit her huge bio-resources potential.


  17. Jonathan Commissions Bridge in Kano Bridge, Names it After Late Ado BayeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 |

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday inaugurated a multi-million naira bridge in Kano and named it after the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the bridge was constructed by the Federal Government at Kundila Roundabout on the ever busy Zaria Road to ensure smooth traffic flow.


  18. PDP Plans To Scare Voters Away Using Soldiers - El-RufaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 |

    Kaduna State gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Change , Mallam Nasir el Rufai, yesterday accused the People's Democratic Party in the state of allegedly engaging the Nigeria Army to scare away APC voters from the polls and create room for rigging of the governorship election in the state. El-Rufai made the accusation in a statement signed by the Chairman, El Rufai and Kaduna State APC Campaign Organisation, Ben Kure, in Kaduna yesterday.


  19. El Rufai accuses PDP of using soldiers to scare away APC votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Vanguard

    Kaduna State gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Change, APC, Mallam Nasir el Rufai yesterday accused Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state of allegedly engaging the Nigeria Army to scare away APC voters from the polls and create room for rigging of the March 28, 2015 governorship poll. However, the PDP governorship candidate and governor of Kaduna State, Muktar Yero has denied the accusation, saying that El- Rufai, was already preparing the grounds to justify what he said was imminent defeat of the APC.


  20. Bringing us back to BachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Glendale News-Press

    Taking an art form out of its natural habitat - be it theater, gallery, museum, recital or concert hall - risks diminishing the art to the extent that it's no longer displayed to the best possible advantage. On the other hand, giving a particular art the daylight test, and parachuting it into potentially enemy territory and exposing it to audiences not likely attuned to its nuances, carries the possibility of winning new adherents.