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Nigeria: Pregnant Woman, 2 Children Die Of Food Poison In Kaduna Village

Nigeria: Pregnant Woman, 2 Children Die Of Food Poison In Kaduna Village

By Amos Tauna Tragedy on Saturday strikes Kadarko village, of Southern Kaduna, as pregnant woman and her two children died of suspected food poisoning. The husband of the woman, a serving police officer is also in critical condition. A resident said the three members of the family died as a result of taking boiled dried […]

UN Misson Condoles Family Over Killing Of Journalist In South Sudan

By Iliya Kure United Nations Mission in South Sudan has expressed sympathy to the family and friends of journalist Christopher Allen, killed during fighting in the town of Kaya, near the border with Uganda, in circumstances that remain unclear. “We would like to pass on our deepest condolences to the family, colleagues, and friends of […]

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Kenya: Six Police Officers Killed By Herders In Land Invasions

A Kenya police report says six police officers have been killed by herders in volatile Laikipia County, where at least 40 people have died this year due to clashes over land. News24 reported that the herders from the Pokot Community opened fire at the Laikipia Nature Conservancy and killed the officers. The officers were inside […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna State Estate Surveyors and Valuers Pay Tribute To Their Founding Father

By Amos Tauna The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers  Kaduna state branch paid a condolence visit to the family of late Pa, Akilu Musa Idris, a founding father and an advocate of the Estate Surveying and Valuation Profession in Nigeria. Late Pa Idris was the man that introduced Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors […]

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Armed Bandits suspected to be cattle rustlers have killed two policemen and a civilian in the Maigana District of Soba Local Government Area of Kaduna State, northwestern Nigeria. Channel Television reported that the incident occurred early morning on Friday when the policemen engaged the bandits, who have been terrorizing communities in the region, in a gun battle. […]

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Kano Renames State University After Late Maitama Sule

By Longtong Ibrahim The Kano state Government in north-western Nigeria has approved the renaming of Northwest University, Kano to Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano. Spokesperson of the Kano state governor, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, in a statement noted that the decision was unanimously agreed by the Executive Council during an extraordinary meeting of the council held […]

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Maitama Sule Dies, Kano declares Tuesday Public Holiday To Mourn Him

The Kano state government as declared Tuesday July 4 as public holiday to mourn the death of its illustrious son, Maitama Sule, (Danmasanin Kano), who died early hours of monday at an undisclosed hospital in Cairo, Egypt. He died at the ripe age of 87. In a statement, the state Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Garba, […]

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Nigeria: Policeman Killed As Boundary Riot Rages In Gombe

By Gbenga Adeniji AN unidentified policeman has lost his life in a boundary riot between residents of the Billiri and Shongom council areas in Gombe State. Eyewitnesses said the policeman was killed when hoodlums stormed Billiri and burnt houses in Kufai and Kolkos in the council area. The deceased was among the security operatives deployed […]

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