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Financial inclusion seen improving significantly in northern Nigeria

Nigeria’s Development Financing helped significantly improve financial inclusion in the northern and south south regions of the country, a new document from the Central...
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Police reports 5 killed in a village attack in Nigeria

An attack on Katangi village in Birnin-Gwari area of Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna has left five persons dead, the police said Sunday. State police...
Gunmen

Nine People Reported Dead in Northern Nigeria

Unknown gunmen on Saturday attacked a village of Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, killing 9 persons, officials told Xinhua. Samuel Aruwan, spokesperson for the state governor,...
Gunmen

Gunmen in Northern Nigeria Kill 17 People

Nigerian police in the northern state of Kaduna on Thursday said unidentified gunmen shot dead 17 members of a local vigilante group following an...
Nigeria

Nigeria: 130 Confirmed Dead Village attacks

At least 130 people died in attacks on villages of Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna by unidentified gunmen last Friday, according to Nigerian authorities...
Nigerian police

4 killed in suicide attacks in northern Nigeria

The Nigerian police on Wednesday confirmed that four were killed in suicide attacks attempted by suspected Boko Haram foot soldiers in the country's northeastern...

Islam Bars Romance For Women In Northern Nigeria?

The recent prosecution of eleven women by Hisbah in Kano state underscores a misogynistic strand in the practice of Sharia and Islam in Northern...
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Nigeria: About 250,000 in Borno State face serious malnutrition

The situation has arisen as a result of the activities of Boko Haram insurgents in Northern Nigeria where over 500,000 people have been rendered...

Nigeria: Religious Intolerance and Bloodletting Won’t Help Us

Recent acts of violence, fanatical hatred and intolerance particularly across Northern Nigeria should be of concern to thoughtful and peace loving Muslims across the...
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Northern Nigeria in the wake of Islamic extremism and search for defeat

The Islam that reacts violently to real or imagined offence has gone on rampage again. It has bloodied its hand. This time, the casualty...

Nigeria: Executing a woman for the sake of Prophet Muhammad

Some bloodthirsty Muslims, who wanted to please Allah by all means and get into the good books of Prophet Muhammad, have been on rampage...
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Tension builds in northern Nigeria amid clash with sect

A Xinhua reporter said there had been heavy fighting in Zaria of the northern Kaduna State from Saturday night into the early hours of...
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The Bayelsa polls and Fulani rulers

Throughout history, economics or religion has served either as a moderating or propelling force in the fluctuating currents of human thoughts and actions. The...

Let’s end child brides in Northern Nigeria

By Christina Ude Northern Nigeria has some of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, in which an underaged girl is married to...
cholera

Northern Nigeria cholera outbreak has killed eight

Eight people have died of cholera epidemic since May in central north Nigeria's Plateau State, a top health official said on Tuesday. ...
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Nigeria?s twin explosion has killed 44 so far leaving 48 with degrees of injury

Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Monday confirmed the death of 44 persons following a twin blast that rocked the central north city...
Gunmen

Fresh attacks in parts of northern Nigeria is confirmed to have killed 30

More than 30 persons have been confirmed dead following fresh attacks by unknown gunmen in Birnin- Magaji area of northwest Nigeria's Zamfara, local official...
Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari must tackle radical Islam before it destroys Northern Nigeria

Sharia Police and Impunity: Will President Buhari Tackle Radical Islam in Northern Nigeria? By Leo Igwe Muhammadu Buhari promised to address, if elected to the office...

End child brides in Northern Nigeria, More education, less child brides

By Christina Ude Northern Nigeria has some of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, in which an underaged girl is married to...
military

Retaking Of Boko Haram’s Stronghold Is Welcoming News

A Nigerian senator from restive northeastern state of Borno has expressed optimism that the military will "liberate Gwoza town, a strong hold of Boko...
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Update: Bomb kills at least 12 at bus station in northern Nigeria

At least 12 people were killed in a fresh bomb attack at a bus station in northwestern Nigeria's city of Kano on Tuesday, barely...

First hackathon comes to Northern Nigeria

Hotels.ng has entered into an agreement to be sponsor for the first hackathon in Northern Nigeria. The HackJos Hackathon ? Jos, Nigeria is a free,...

Boko Haram Sweep Houses In Borno State

The Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram is systematically killing men to assert its control and has seized yet another area in northern Nigeria, local...

Kano Hit By Another Explosion

Another explosion has reportedly hit the ancient city of Kano, Northern Nigeria,?Global Village Extra?can confirm. The explosion which took place a few minutes ago, was...
Ebola Screening

The Failure and Doro-Ebola Problem of Northern Nigeria

By Prince Charles Dickson ?The Sultan added, ?We northerners have put ourselves in a quagmire, because whatever that is happening in the North is our...

Instability in Northern Nigeria; Did Nigeria Failed?

By Uchenna Ekwo Is Nigeria a failed state? This was the central question that dominated discussion at this week?s Africa Policy Breakfast Series hosted by...
genocide

On-Going Full-Fledged Genocide In Northern Nigeria

The adverse security situation in Northern Nigeria in particular and Nigeria in general is being felt by all of us. While every State Government...

Sharia Implementation Nigeria: An Asset or a Liability?

By: Leo Igwe Today, criticizing Islam has become a dangerous undertaking even when such criticisms are warranted. Islamic clerics and intellectuals freely voice out their...

Boko Haram Republic of Northern Nigeria: A Good Idea

Boko Haram Republic of Arewa, Boko Haram Republic of Borno-Yobe, Boko Haram Republic of Northern Nigeria is not a bad idea. I have reiterated...