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Ka·du·na

 (kə-do͞o′nə)
A city of central Nigeria north of Abuja. Founded by the British in 1913, the city has cotton mills.

Kaduna

(kəˈduːnə)
n
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)

Ka•du•na

(kəˈdu nə)

n.
a city in central Nigeria. 302,000.
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TROOPS of 1 Division Nigerian Army deployed on Operation Thunder Strike, on Monday, raided two kidnappers camps in Chikun Local Government Area, Kaduna State.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, says his arch rival and one of his political enemies, Senator Shehu Sani, has become a blogger after he lost out in the Kaduna Central Senatorial election held in February this year.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday said it had recovered 61 cattle at the Kwanar Ugara area of the Buruku-Kaduna Road in the Chikum Local Government Area of the state that were suspected to have been stolen.
KADUNA: Communal violence in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna over the last few days has killed 55 people, the local police commissioner said on Sunday.
Milan/Paris/London: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Nigeria's Kaduna State's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'B' and National Long-Term Rating at 'A+(nga)'.
ABSTRACT: The paper attempts to find out fashion styles and fabric preference of working class persons with blindness within Kaduna metropolis, Nigeria.
In normal conditions, feedstocks for the Phase-I plants should come from the Warri and Kaduna oil refineries.
Kaduna, from available literature, is one of the few urban areas in Nigeria that has received academic attention on urban violence but none on, particularly, residential mobility.
KADUNA(TAP) - At least five people were killed and dozens injured on Sunday when a suicide bomber drove a car full of explosives into a church inside the Jaji military barracks in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state, a military source said.
De nouveaux affrontements ont secoue la ville de Kaduna, dans le nord du Nigeria, faisant au moins cinq morts malgre un couvre-feu en vigueur depuis quatre jours dans cette ville apres des attentats contre des eglises et un cycle de represailles entre chretiens et musulmans.
After the bombings, two of which occurred in the city of Zaria and one in Kaduna City, a mob of Christians in Kaduna state retaliated by killing more than 50 people.