Tag: Zaria

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 15, 2015

‘Shiite leader, Zakzaky was shot ‘four times’ by the Army’

There was a clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) which spanned from Saturday ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 14, 2015

Islamic council warn Buhari, Army over death of Shiite members

Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government over the recent ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 14, 2015

This is the Army’s justification of Shiite Muslims’ killing

In the wake of overwhelming criticism over the killing of several members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, the nation’s ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 12, 2015

Army’s claim of assassination attempt is the ‘lie of the decade’ – Shiite sect

The Shi’a Islamic Movement has accused the Nigerian Army of peddling the ‘lie of the decade’ by alleging that the group ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 12, 2015

‘Soldiers had no choice but to shoot at Shiite members’ – Army

The Nigerian Army has described Saturday’s confrontation with the Shiite Sect as a deliberate attempt to assassinate the Chief of ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 12, 2015

Just In: Shi’a Muslim sect clash with soldiers in Zaria, Army chief survives ‘assassination’ attempt (PHOTOS)

Seven people were killed on Saturday, during a firefight between the Nigerian Army and members of the Shi’a Muslim sect, in Zaria, Kaduna. ...

Janeth JNovember 20, 2015

2 Boko Haram members in First Aid workers’ disguise, caught in Zaria

Two suspected members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, disguised as members of the Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’a Wa’iqamitis Sunna (JIBWIS) ...

Janeth JSeptember 4, 2015

Meet 37-year-old Ahmed Doko, ABU’s youngest professor

The ideology that bagging a PhD comes with age is not really applicable nowadays. If you are super intelligent, dedicated and ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 9, 2015

How the mastermind of Jos, Zaria bombings was arrested

The Nigerian military has explained how the suspected mastermind of the Jos and Zaria bombings was arrested. On Wednesday, July ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 7, 2015

Zaria bombing leaves many dead

There has been an explosion at the Workers’ Biometric Screening Centre in Zaria. The explosion occurred this morning at the ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 24, 2015

2 suicide bombers kill 12 people in Kano, others injured

by James Sambo A few hours after a bomb blast went off in Yobe, another explosion has occurred in Kano. ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 2, 2014

#Ebola: 19-year-old student suspected of Ebola in Kaduna || Another person dies in Abuja

by Azubuike Azikiwe   A 19-year-old Law student at the Ahmadu Bello University has been quarantined after being suspected of ...

SolaJuly 28, 2014

Atiku calls for yet another investigation, this time over El-Zakzaky

by Mayowa Aboah In reaction to the killings of the three children of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Leader, ...

July 26, 2014

Soldiers, Shi’ite Muslims clash in Zaria: Sheikh Zakzaky’s 3 sons, 9 others die

by S’ola Filani A bloody clash between adherents of the Sheihk Ibrahim Zakzaky led Shi’a sect and soldiers led to ...

June 17, 2013

Blazing the trail: Etisalat launches West Africa’s first MSc. in Telecommunications Engineering (CLICK)

by Isi Esene Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria on May 16th, changed the face of ...

May 20, 2013

Opinion: Boko Haram and a woman born in Zaria

by Patience Akpan-Obong If you are non-white or have a ‘foreign’ name, you’re constantly encountering people who dismiss the fact that ...

February 25, 2013

Cheta Nwanze: Where they burn books, ultimately they will burn people (Y! FrontPage)

The standards of our universities is such that to get a more rounded educational experience, the average Nigerian student needs ...

September 30, 2012

On the offence: Army explains why it attacked Boko Haram stronghold in Kaduna

by Isi Esene A Nigerian Army joint force today released a statement giving reasons for launching a pre-emptive strike on ...

September 30, 2012

Explosions in Kaduna, as grenade kill Sunday School boy in Nairobi, Kenya

by Isi Esene The Joint Military Task Force on Sunday morning shot and killed two suspected Boko Haram militants who ...

September 20, 2012

Anti-Islam film: Thousands march in protests in Zaria

by Isi Esene Thousands of Muslims marched in Zaria, Kaduna State today in protest against the amateur movie said to ...

August 1, 2012

“We give thanks to Allah…” – Boko Haram takes responsibility for Monday attacks, promises to slaughter women “like rams”

by Isi Esene The radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram, yesterday claimed responsibility for the attack on the home of the ...

July 30, 2012

Gunmen attack VP Sambo’s house in Zaria

by Isi Esene A cobbler has been shot dead in an attack today on a house purported to be that ...

June 20, 2012

“The bomb maker was a well known Kaduna mechanic” – Police Commissioner reveals

by Stanley Azuakola The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Jinjiri Abubakar has refused to give details of the casualty ...

June 18, 2012

Bloody, bloody, Kaduna: A recap of yesterday’s tragedy

by Stanley Azuakola Gradually, Nigeria is getting to the point where terrorism is viewed in the same way as corruption. ...

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