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A city of north-central Nigeria south-southwest of Kano. It is a processing center in a cotton-growing region.


(Placename) a city in N central Nigeria: former capital of a Hausa state; agricultural trading centre; university (1962). Pop: 822 000 (2005 est)


(ˈzɑr i ə)

a city in N central Nigeria. 335,000.
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Noun1.Zaria - a city in north central NigeriaZaria - a city in north central Nigeria; agricultural trading center
Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nigeria - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country
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She holds a BSc in Politi- cal Science from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, and an MA in Human Resource Manage- ment from Middlesex Business School, UK.
On moving to England as a sixyear-old - and falling in love with Newcastle Born in Zaria, Nigeria, Ameobi's family moved to Tyneside when he was just six years old and settled in the Fenham area.
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Nigerian historian Tukur (1944-88) presents a revised version of the dissertation for his doctoral degree in history at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria in 1979.
ZARIA, Nigeria (TAP) - The Nigerian military committed "mass slaughter" and used "unlawful and excessive force" in clashes with members of a Shiite sect, Amnesty International said in a report Friday.
LAGOS, NIGERIA * Bishop George Dodo of Zaria, Nigeria, condemned the improvised explosive device detonated by a suspected Boko Haram insurgent who killed at least 24 government workers July 7.
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Jegede has a bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery from Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria, and recently completed his master's in health care administration from Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
By undertaking the formative groundwork to create a cadre of trusted and trained community drug-keepers, many of the barriers that prevent women in Zaria, Nigeria, from receiving a uterotonic at delivery were overcome.
Asabe Kabir Usman lectures at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Nigeria; while Zaria lectures at the Federal College of Education, Zaria, Nigeria.