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Gusau

(go͞ozou`), town (1991 est. pop. 139,000), NW Nigeria, on the Sokoto River. It is a regional trade center for peanuts, cotton, and tobacco. Industry has expanded with the development of textile and food processing plants. In 1929 a railroad reached Gusau, which then developed as an entrepôt for NW Nigeria.
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Aliyu Gusau (Rtd), in Abuja inaugurated the Presidential Committee on the Review of the Nigeria National Defence Policy (NNDP).
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Parents, school officials and school mates of the abducted girls identified faces of the captives when the video was made available at the Government House in Maiduguri, capital of the northeastern state of Borno," Xinhua quoted Isa Gusau as saying.
Defence Minister Aliyu Gusau said the meeting had also discussed the wider Boko Haram insurgency, as well as a spate of deadly attacks between mainly Muslim cattle herders and Christian farmers in central parts of the country.
Blood samples were analyzed within 8-72 hr of collection at the Blood Lead and Inorganic Metals Laboratory in Gusau, Zamfara, using a portable blood lead analyzer, LeadCare II[R] (Magellan Biosciences, Chelmsford, MA, USA), which can quantify BLLs registering 3.
Authorities established curfews of varying lengths in the cities of Kaduna (Kaduna State), Kano (Kano State), Oyo (Oyo State), Potiskum (Yobe State), Yola (Adamawa State), and Gusau (Zamfara State).
But Atiku, who got other Northern aspirants (in the persons of Bukola Saraki, the current governor of Kwara State; Ibrahim Babangida, Nigeria's former military head of state; and Ibrahim Gusau, the former national security adviser) to step down for him, has an even steeper mountain to climb.
Northern factions within the PDP chose Abubakar above three other northern contenders - Ibrahim Babangida, a former military ruler, Bukola Saraki, the state governor of Kwara and Aliyu Gusau, a former national security adviser.
Zamfara could now be in trouble with the league but United general manager Alhaji Gusau said: "The purported attacks on Sunshine Stars were all lies.
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