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

    20 hrs ago |

    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.


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

    21 hrs ago | 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.


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

    Monday Jan 26 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Jan 27 |

    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.


  5. Questions surrounding Buhari certificate explainedRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | 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 .


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

    Saturday Jan 24 |

    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.


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

    Monday Jan 19 | 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.


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

    Monday Jan 19 |

    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.


  9. Buhari: Jonathan's govt has ruined economyRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | In-depth Africa

    "Many states could not pay their workers' salary in December," he said as he tongue lashed the Dr. Goodluck Jonathan administration for neglecting corruption and misgovernance to focus on his health. The rumour of his ill-health, he said, is a desperate attempt to take the mind of Nigerians off the basic issues of corruption and misgovernance by the Dr. Goodluck Jonathan administration.


  10. ABU Teaching Hospital Discredits Buhari Cancer Report - APC...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 |

    The Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Shika, Zaria, has discredited the purported medical report said to have emanated from the hospital indicating that General Muhammadu Buhari was diagnosed with prostate cancer, the Buhari campaign office said. The All Progressives Congress presidential campaign organization, in a statement by its media and publicity director, Malam Garba Shehu Saturday, described as disdainful, distractive, mischievous, fake and fallacious, the trending news report of an alleged prostate cancer condition of its presidential flag bearer, Buhari, being credited to a source from the renowned Teaching Hospital.


  11. Jonathan under attack over Maiduguri tripRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | In-depth Africa

    A barrage of criticisms from across the nation yesterday greeted Thursday's visit by President Goodluck Jonathan to Maiduguri, Borno State, with many Nigerians dismissing the trip as belated and politically motivated. The President had used the visit his first to the state since March 2013 when he held a town hall meeting with Borno Elders on the insurgency in the state -to address the soldiers involved in fighting terror in the Boko Haram troubled state, and to comfort citizens displaced by the sect's acts of terrorism.


  12. Women still playing second fiddle in politicsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | In-depth Africa

    The political climate in Nigeria since 1999 has provided a platform for the Nigerian women to re-assert themselves. They have been active in the political scene, as members of the National Assembly, ministers and as deputy governors.


  13. Northern elders endorse Buhari, warn Nigerians against voting JonathanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | In-depth Africa

    PThe Northern Elders' Forum under the leadership of Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Sule has endorsed the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Maj-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari , and his running mate, Prof.Yemi Osinbajo for the February 14 election.


  14. Yero says PDP will respond to violence with violence in February general electionsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | In-depth Africa

    The Kaduna State Governor, Ramalan Yero has issued a warning to the All Progressives Congress, APC, to desist from violence as there will be repercussions should there be violence in next month's general coming election. The Governor made this warning known on Saturday during the inauguration of President Jonathan-Sambo state campaign committee in Kaduna, where he warned the APC to stay clear of violence or face prosecution.


  15. FG has released N3bn to victims of 2011 election violence - SamboRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | In-depth Africa

    Vice President, Namadi Sambo, Saturday said that Federal Government had released N3 billion for onward disbursement to victims of 2011 post-election violence in Kaduna State. Sambo made the disclosure at the 40th anniversary on throne of the Emir of Zazau, Alhaji Shehu Idris held at the Emir's palace in Zaria, Kaduna State.


  16. Security shields Sambo at Emir of Zazzau's palace as crowd charges towards himRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | In-depth Africa

    A crowd of residents Saturday almost attacked Vice President, Alhaji Namadi Sambo during the 40th anniversary of Emir of Zazzau in Kaduna State. Zaria is the hometown of the nation's number two citizen.


  17. FG Releases N3bn To Victims Of 2011 Post-election Violence In KadunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 |

    The Federal Government on Saturday, said it had released N3 billion for disbursement to victims of the 2011 post-election violence in Kaduna state. Vice President, Namadi Sambo disclosed this at the 40th anniversary of Alhaji Shehu Idris as Emir of Zazzau, held at his palace in Zaria, Kaduna State.


  18. Task Force Demolishes Bill Boards Illegally Erected By Politicians In SokotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 |

    The Sokoto State Task Force on Illegal Structures, has embarked on the removal of bill boards illegally erected by politicians in the state. The Chairman of the Task Force, retired Sqdn.


  19. Northern elders fault Jonathan's comment about statesmenRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | In-depth Africa

    The Amb. Maitama Sule led Northern Elders' Forum on Thursday hit back at President Goodluck Jonathan for describing some elder statesmen as touts.


  20. So you want to be governor in 2015?Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Vanguard

    Back in May of last year, a warning was issued on these pages to those wanting to succeed incumbent governors about the financial disasters ahead. Few took notice.