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A city of central Nigeria north of Abuja. Founded by the British in 1913, the city has cotton mills.


1. (Placename) a state of N Nigeria. Capital: Kaduna. Pop: 6 066 562 (2006). Area: 46 053 sq km (17 781 sq miles). Former name (until 1976): North-Central State
2. (Placename) a city in N central Nigeria, capital of Kaduna state on the Kaduna River (a principal tributary of the Niger). Pop: 1 329 000 (2005 est)


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a city in central Nigeria. 302,000.
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The Governor of Kaduna State, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero, in response expressed appreciation for the AfDB loan of $100 million (NGN 15 billion) to fund Phase III, which is the rehabilitation and extension of distribution network, capacity support for improved sustainable service delivery by Kaduna State Water Board and provision of sanitation facilities.
Total also has the following: bulk storage facilities at Apapa, Ibafon, Kano, Kaduna and Bukuru Depots; three lubricants blending plants at Koko in Delta State, at Kaduna in Kaduna State and Apapa in Lagos State; and 10 LPG bottling plants and a coastal storage in Apapa, Lagos.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The governor of Nigeria's Kaduna state and a former national security adviser are among the six people killed in a helicopter crash in Nigeria's oil-producing Bayelsa state, officials said.
KADUNA (TAP) - A suicide car bomber rammed into a church in Nigeria's northern city of Kaduna Sunday, killing at least seven people and triggering reprisal attacks that killed another three.
Aucun bilan de ces attaques qui ont toutes eu lieu dans l'Etat de Kaduna n'avait ete publie dans un premier temps mais des habitants ont dit qu'il pourrait y avoir de nombreux morts parmi les fideles.
Rioting also hit parts of the states of Kaduna and Sokoto.
In a New Year message, TUC President General Comrade, Peter Esele said that three textile mills were re-opened in Kaduna.
Augustine's and Holy Cross, along with the Kaduna archdiocese's Catholic Resource Center, were destroyed in the rioting, which began Nov.
We can't sanction the exploitation of women because of the search for money", said Bishop Josiah Idowu Fearon, Anglican bishop of Kaduna in northern Nigeria.
Armed with everything from rocks to rifles, bands of Muslims and Christians yesterday fought pitched battles during a third day of religious rioting in the northern city of Kaduna, caused when a newspaper suggested Mohammed, the founder of Islam, would have married a contestant.
After religious riots in the northern state of Kaduna had left hundreds dead in February, the federal government directed all states in the country to suspend the enforcement of the code.
Together the pair are involved in plans to rebuild a church and a mosque in the Kaduna area of Nigeria where the current situation between Christians and Muslims is very tense.