Minna (Nigeria)

Type: City
Name: Minna (Nigeria)
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 9.6
Longitude: 6.55
population: 291,930
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Aliyu calls for review of Act establishing NYSC

By Chinwendu Nnadozie    -   Snr Correspondent, MinnaGovernor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has made a case for the review of the act establishing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to make provisions for entrepreneurship and security training ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Says Northerners are not parasites, says Aliyu

By Chinwendu Nnadozie   –   Snr Correspondent, MinnaContrary to claims by some Nigerians that the north is feeding fat on southern resources, the Northern States Governor’s Forum (NSGF) has cautioned people stereotyping the region as being ‘parasites’ ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Northern Nigeria Not A Parasite – Northern Govs Forum

— Aug 22, 2014 |The chairman, Northern States Governors’ Forum and governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu has said that the region is not a parasite on other parts of the country.He made the clarification in Minna yesterday when he received ... [Published Leadership - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

PTDF Trains 8,000 Professional Welders To Replace Expatriates

PDTF Trains 8,000 Professional Welders To Replace Expatriates— Aug 19, 2014 |Nigeria is set to train 8,000 professional welders in a bid to reduce the number of expatriates dominating the oil and gas sector of the country’s economy in the next five y ... [Published Leadership - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

What is Jonathan waiting for?

With the formal launch of its series of rallies in support of President Goodluck Jonathan, intended to prompt him to seek re-election in 2015, the non-governmental organisation called Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) has further lifted the ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Politics of zoning has to go –IBB

Former Nigerian military president, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, is 73. In this interview with journalists in Minna, including SNR. CORRESPONDENT, CHINWENDU NNADOZIE , he speaks on some national issues, including insurgency, state creation, zoning of political ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

IBB At 73

Leadership Editors— Aug 18, 2014 |Former military president Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, fondly called by his initials “IBB”, marked his 73rd birthday yesterday. It was a milestone for the prince of the Niger and a happy day for his family and friends ... [Published Leadership - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Reflecting On The State Of The Nation As The General Clocks 73

Your Excellency, it is with profound gratitude to almighty Allah that I join family and friends to wish you a happy birthday and also give thanks to Allah for giving you the greatest gift of all; the gift of life. Such gift gives us hope that we shall ... [Published Leadership - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Day Igala Christian leaders sought divine intervention for peace

By Chinwendu Nnadozie Snr Correspondent, MinnaWorried by the seeming division which has robbed the people of peace, unity without which any progress can be achieved, a group of clergymen from Igala recently gathered in Minna, Niger State capital, to fashion ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 2 reports

2015: IBB endorses Jonathan

…Says he has right to seek 2nd term Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (Retd), has given approval to the anticipated 2015 re-election bid of President Goodluck Ebele Jona­than, just as he urged Ni­gerians to be patient with ... [Published Point Blank News - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

FG militarizing election process-IBB

Share This Tags.says use of military personnel in elections unconstitutional From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna Former military president of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has frowned at the use of military personnel in ... [Published People Daily - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

ACF Kicks Against Pro-Jonathan Political Rally

— Aug 16, 2014 |The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) yesterday described as ill-conceived the planned political solidarity rally by the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) to garner support for President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 elections, ... [Published Leadership - Aug 16 2014]

Quotes

...Here is another one from him: "I believe that it is the quality of leadership which emerges from the imminent election that will determine whether the nation will survive in democratic governance"
...and LMS, which operated the two main lines connecting London with Scotland, were more enthusiastic proponents, as they competed to break records: "Great Britain's first fully-streamlined locomotive, a 4-6-2, was introduced by the LNER in 1935 for working the streamlined London-Newcastle express 'The Silver Jubilee', so named in honour of His late Majesty King George V's Silver Jubilee. The distance of 268.3 miles, with one stop at Darlington, is covered in 4 hours. On an experimental run on September 27th, 1935, 'Silver Link' twice reached a maximum speed of 112½mph."
...fundamental human rights guaranteed by the Constitution and international instruments including "rights of suspects to be treated with dignity" and "respect and proportionality in the use of force during arrests and while monitoring protests"
"The work for Nigeria is not complete for as long as there is one Nigerian who goes to bed on empty stomach."

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Aliyu calls for review of Act establishing NYSC [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 22 2014]
Says Northerners are not parasites, says Aliyu [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 22 2014]
PCBR: From ‘Basha’ To Barracks [Published Leadership - Aug 22 2014]
Northern Nigeria Not A Parasite – Northern Govs... [Published Leadership - Aug 22 2014]
North Not Parasite In Nigeria Northern Governor... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Aug 21 2014]
The hood and the monk [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 21 2014]
Govt urged to be more proactive in eradicating ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 21 2014]
Agenda for Ibrahim Babangida (II) [opinion] [Published Individual.com - Aug 19 2014]
Don’t overheat polity, Aliyu tells politicians [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 19 2014]
What is Jonathan waiting for? [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 19 2014]
Politics of zoning has to go –IBB [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 19 2014]
IBB: The myth and the man [Published Daily Sun - Aug 19 2014]
PTDF Trains 8,000 Professional Welders To Repla... [Published Leadership - Aug 19 2014]
Fretting Over Ebola Scourge [Published Union.com.ng - Aug 18 2014]
Remembering golden age of railways with cigaret... [Published Black Country Bugle - Aug 18 2014]
IBB At 73 [Published Leadership - Aug 18 2014]
Reflecting On The State Of The Nation As The Ge... [Published Leadership - Aug 18 2014]
Mixed reactions trail fresh ATM withdrawal fee [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 18 2014]
Day Igala Christian leaders sought divine inter... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 18 2014]
2015: IBB endorses Jonathan [Published Point Blank News - Aug 17 2014]
FG militarizing election process-IBB [Published People Daily - Aug 17 2014]
IBB faults military involvement in elections [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 17 2014]
IBB @ 73: Why It Is Difficult To Negotiate With... [Published Leadership - Aug 17 2014]
IBB: The leader who saw beyond tomorrow [Published Daily Sun - Aug 17 2014]
2015: Babangida endorses Jonathan [Published Daily Sun - Aug 17 2014]
Sonala Olumhense:Defending Free Speech [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 17 2014]
ACF Kicks Against Pro-Jonathan Political Rally [Published Leadership - Aug 16 2014]
Nigeria not in mood for pro-Jonathan rally —ACF [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 16 2014]
Babangida warns Jonathan over deployment of sol... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Aug 16 2014]
IBB Kicks Against Deployment Of Military During... [Published Leadership - Aug 16 2014]
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Ebola in Nigeria: Lagos, Ogun, others set up is... [Published H5N1 - Aug 09 2014]
Thanks to Lucie Lecomte for sending the link to this August 9 report in Vanguard: Ebola: Lagos, Ogun, others set up isolation centers for patients. Excerpt:Apparently worried by the outbreak of the dreaded Ebola virus governor of Lagos state, and his ...
16 Killed in Stampedes for Jobs in Nigeria [Published TIME.com - Mar 16 2014]
(ABUJA, Nigeria) — At least 16 people were killed in desperate stampedes for government jobs in Nigeria when hundreds of thousands were invited to apply for fewer than 5,000 positions, officials and activists said Sunday. Interior Minister Abba Moro ...
Vehicle Accident - Africa - Nigeria [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 08 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20140308-42950-NGA Date / time: 08/03/2014 06:35:38 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Africa Country: Nigeria State/County: State of Niger Location: [Rijau-Kontagora road] Number of Deads: 34 person(s) Number of Injured: 30 ...
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