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  1. Nigeria records 12,000 cases of VVF annuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Project Manager, USAID Fistula Care Plus Project, Dr. Habibu Sadauki, has said over 12,000 cases of Vesico Virginal Fistula, VVF, are recorded annually in Nigeria. Sadauki revealed that over 5,000 cases have been repaired, explaining that the fundamental cause of VVF is culture, poverty and illiteracy among the citizens.


  2. Trekking Fever: Two Men Trek To Kaduna To Sympathize With Governor Yero Over His Election DefeatRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 |

    As several people trekked long distances to felicitate with winners of the just concluded 2015 general elections, two people have commenced trekking from Makarfi to Kaduna to sympathise with Gov. Muktar Yero. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Yero lost the Kaduna State Governorship seat to Malam Nasir El-Rufai during the April 11 election.


  3. ACE signs performance contract with FG, World BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Vanguard

    THE Africa Centres of Excellence in Nigeria have signed Performance Contracts with the Federal Government and the World Bank, marking the last hurdle to be crossed before the release of the first tranche of funds to them. The ceremony, witnessed by the Honourable Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, was held at the National Universities Commission in Abuja.


  4. INEC presents certificate of return to 33 legislators-elect in KadunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Vanguard

    The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday in Kaduna presented certificate of return to 33 members-elect for the Kaduna State House Assembly. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Alhaji Hussaini Mahuta, presented the certificate to the legislators-elect.


  5. Koran scholar boys at risk of Boko Haram recruitmentRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | The Nation

    A group of boys sit on the dirty pavement outside a school, right next to a filthy sewage canal. Their clothes are in tatters, their skin is covered in sores.


  6. NUC lauds Redeemer's varsity for Ebola diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Vanguard

    The National Universities Commission on Thursday commended the Redeemer's University, Ede, Ogun State, for its contributions toward the diagnosis of Ebola virus. The Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof.


  7. Acting IGP Solomon Arase: An officer and a gentlemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Vanguard

    Ag. IGP Solomon E. Arase, fdc., NPM was born on 21 June, 1956. A 1980 Political Science graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, he holds an LL.B degree from University of Benin and LL.M from Lagos State University, specialising in Corporate Management and Finance Law.


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

    Apr 12, 2015 |

    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.


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

    Apr 11, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 11, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 7, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 6, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 6, 2015 |

    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.


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

    Apr 5, 2015 |

    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.


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

    Apr 2, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 2, 2015 |

    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.


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

    Apr 2, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 1, 2015 | 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.


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

    Mar 31, 2015 | 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.


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

    Mar 31, 2015 |

    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.