Tag Archives: ZARIA

Contemporary Nigerian Accessories Brand Gbenga ArtSmith Releases New Leather Collection Tagged “Zaria”

The lookbook, “ZARIA” is a contemporary adaptation of life in the ancient city of ZARIA in Northern Nigeria. The pieces are ingenious and meticulously crafted to bring familiar nuances of the city to life. The inspirations from ZARIA heavily influenced everything in the lookbook- from the use of exotic snakeskin, conceptualization, cultural aesthetics to the…

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Dino Melaye Sues Sahara Reporters Over Certificate Scandal!

Senator Dino Melaye is determined to prove he was graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with a Bachelors in Geography. Vanguard reports, he would present his is certificate during hearing of a 5 billion Naira libel suit he against an online media outlet, Sahara Reporters, which alleged that he never graduated from the Geography Department…

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Amnesty International Accuses Nigerian Army Of Trying To Cover Up Shi’ites Massacre

  Amnesty International has accused officials of the Nigerian Army of attempting to cover up the mass slaughter of over 350 Nigerian citizens, including women and children, from December 12 to 14, 2015 in Zaria. Here’s how Premium Times reports it: “In a newly-released report about the killing, which involved members of the Islamic Movement of…

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Iranian President Calls Buhari Over Army-Shiite Clash

Yesterday 15th December, President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani reportedly placed a phone call to President Muhammadu Buhari, to discuss the Nigerian army’s clash with the Shiites Muslim sect, in Zaria, Kaduna which happened on Saturday through Sunday. Click here if you missed. During the phone call, Rouhani reportedly urged Buhari to ensure that “minor disputes…

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