Posts Tagged “Kaduna”

KADUNA WELDING FABRICATION WORKSHOP WHERE ALL WORKERS ARE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

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KADUNA WELDING FABRICATION WORKSHOP WHERE ALL WORKERS ARE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

By ISAIAH BENJAMIN Life comes with various challenges. While some take such challenges that come their way as stepping stone to better their lives and make something out of it, others allow themselves to be weighed down with them and allow themselves become a liability to themselves, their families and the government. At the sight…

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NIGERIAN CHRISTIANS AND MUSLIMS OPEN HISTORIC PEACE CENTER

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NIGERIAN CHRISTIANS AND MUSLIMS OPEN HISTORIC PEACE CENTER

Nigerian Christians and Muslims have met in the mainly Muslim north of the west of Nigeria to open the International Centre for Inter-Faith Peace and Harmony. The center is located in Kaduna, where more than 20,000 people have died in various conflicts over the last three decades and it was opened Aug. 19. It is…

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FOR NIGERIA’S RAIL TRANSPORT, A NEW DAY BECKONS || BY IDOWU SAMUEL

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FOR NIGERIA’S RAIL TRANSPORT, A NEW DAY BECKONS || BY IDOWU SAMUEL

Efforts towards modernizing the Nigerian railway system had commenced in October 2006. An agreement was signed between Nigeria and the CCECC of China for construction of a standard gauge Lagos-Kaduna rail line, costing $8.3 billion. The project, well packaged was for upgrade of the entire rail system to standard gauge, covering a 25-year period. The project included the Port Harcourt-Kano line and the additional, Lagos-Calabar line (East-West).

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SENATOR BINTA MASI GARBA: WOMAN OF MANY FIRSTS

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SENATOR BINTA MASI GARBA: WOMAN OF MANY FIRSTS

It has been said that there are two types of people in politics: those who want to be great and those who want to do great things. Garba is the latter and Nigeria is better off because of that. Garba believes [that] every woman is exceptional and not created for the sole reason of holding a family together; but every woman must have a voice. She has always had a deep sense of commitment and desire to empower, improve and uplift her people, especially the under-privileged and the disadvantaged in her immediate environment.

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BoI COMMISSIONS 24KW OFF-GRID SOLAR POWER IN KADUNA

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BoI COMMISSIONS 24KW OFF-GRID SOLAR POWER IN KADUNA

By Favour Nnabugwu The Bank of Industry has commissioned a 24kw micro-grid solar system in Charwa/Chakun, an off-grid community in Markafi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The commissioning of the N32 million stand-alone solar electrification project developed by Arnergy Solar Limited, was the last of the sixth pilot programme executed by the development finance…

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NIGERIA FINED FOR AFCON QUALIFIER OVERCROWDING

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NIGERIA FINED FOR AFCON QUALIFIER OVERCROWDING

The Nigeria Football Federation has been fined US$5,000 for overcrowding at its Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Kaduna against Egypt on 25 March. It is one of several sanctions handed out by the Confederation of African Football’s disciplinary committee. An estimated 40,000 fans took over the stadium in Kaduna designed to hold just 16,000…

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EL-RUFAI INAUGURATES ELECTRONIC LAND REGISTRY

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EL-RUFAI INAUGURATES ELECTRONIC LAND REGISTRY

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Friday signed the first set of digital Certificates of Occupancy produced by the state’s new Electronic Land Registry. Speaking at the signing ceremony in Kaduna, El-Rufai said that the government was making the process of securing title deeds easier for the people. He inspected the facilities of the…

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When school time = Meal time | By Mahmud Jega (DailyTrust)

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When school time = Meal time  | By Mahmud Jega (DailyTrust)

It did not exactly make my mouth to salivate but the school food menu recently introduced for public primary schools all over Kaduna State did set me thinking about my secondary school’s food menu in the 1970s. According to Daily Trust on Saturday’s story titled “For Kaduna pupils, school time is meal time,” the pupils…

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KAJURU CASTLE: NIGERIA’S UNKNOWN HIDDEN GEM

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KAJURU CASTLE: NIGERIA’S UNKNOWN HIDDEN GEM

Kajuru Castle is not an ancient monument. It was built in 1978 by a controversial German expatriate living in Kaduna. The style is very European and clearly German, with a baronial hall complete with suits of armour. The views of the surrounding mountains and fascinating inselbergs are terrific, and were clearly behind the decision to build the castle here.

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El-Rufai Flags off Construction Of $150 Million Poultry in Kaduna

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El-Rufai Flags off Construction Of $150 Million Poultry in Kaduna

The proposed factory is being constructed by Olams International, an agro-based company with branches in over 100 countries.

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