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  1. 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.

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

    Sunday Mar 22 | AllAfrica.com

    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.

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  3. 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.

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

    Sunday Mar 22 | Ghanamma.com

    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.

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

    Friday Mar 20 | Ghanamma.com

    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.

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

    Thursday Mar 19 | 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.

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

    Thursday Mar 19 | 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.

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  8. I Will Complete Multi-Billion Naira Zaria Water Project, El-Rufai PromisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Ghanamma.com

    The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Kaduna state, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday said he will complete the Zaria Water Project that has been abandoned for years. The Zaria water Expansion project, is a regional water supply project by Kaduna State government in collaboration with African Development Bank, AfDB.

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  9. Akwashiki assumes office, pledges adequate enlightenment of NigeriansRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Vanguard

    The new Minister of Information, Sen. Patricia Akwashiki, has pledged to adequately enlighten Nigerians on the achievements of the Jonathan administration in various sectors of the economy. She made the pledge at a meeting with the management and staff of the Federal Ministry of Information on Wednesday in Abuja.

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  10. Nigeria: Made-in-Abu Car Launched in ZariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ahmadu Bello University at the weekend unveiled a car that was manufactured by the institution's Department of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Dauda, who doubles as the Dean, Faculty of Engineering, also said that the car would participate in this year's 'Shell Eco Marathon Competition'.

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  11. Author's Extensive Research Comes to Life in "An...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | PRWeb

    "This book is real. It reflects a show of 'survival instinct' in which man battles for his own ultimate survival, as he protects his language, culture and identity."

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  12. Champions for Change: Meet the Champions -- Part 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Switched

    Champions for Change is pleased to continue our 'Meet the Champions' Series. This bi-monthly blog series highlights the work of 24 Nigerian leaders currently participating as C4C champions.

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  13. Nigeria: Unity Bank Appoints DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Unity Bank Plc has informed The Nigerian Stock Exchange of the appointment of Ms. Priya Heal, Mr. Dauda N. Iliya, Hajiya Yabawa Lawan Wabi, and Mr. Sam N. Okagbue as non-Executive Directors of the Bank.

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  14. InMed Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Ado Mohammed As Chief Medical OfficerRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Ghanamma.com

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

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

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Ghanamma.com

    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.

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  19. 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.

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

    Sunday Mar 1 | AllAfrica.com

    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.

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