Latest News, Events and Happenings in Niger News.en-usHow suicide bombers killed 30 football fans at Borno viewing centre people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group.Boko Haram attack Borno, set imam, family members, others ablaze <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Stormwater channels construction’ll solve flooding problems in Asaba — Oghenesivbe Elizabeth Uwanduasaba&mdash;The ongoing underground stormwater channels along DBS, Okpanam, Anwai, DLA roads and its environ, when completed in the near future, shall permanently solve the issue of flooding and erosion in Asaba, Delta State capit <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Insecurity: Parents now afraid to send children to school — UNICEF;ll deal with marauding herdsmen &mdash; Aare Ona Kakanfo-in-Council&bull;New security policy for Lagos coming, says Sanwo-Olu&bull;Efforts to combat menace in place &mdash; Ekiti govt&bull;Buhari, N-West govs working to tackle insurgency <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria becoming a failed state — Moghalu Chimaobi NwaiwuThe presidential candidate of Young Progressives Party, YPP, in the last presidential election, Professor Kingsley Moghalu, has said with the security situation in the country, Nigeria was drifting into the status of a failed state <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Breaking: Soldier, NSCDC operatives feared dead as oil thieves, army clash in Ogoni Egufe YafugborhiPORT HARCOURT &#8211; A face-off between men of the Nigerian Army 6 Division and suspected a oil thieves has reportedly left one soldier, two Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps personnel and an oil kingpin theft dead in Ogo <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 16 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Breaking: Buhari, North West Govs strategize to tackle insurgency – Presidency Johnbosco AgbakwuruABUJA &#8211; THE Presidency Sunday night said that President Muhammadu Buhari and governors in the North West were working out strategic plan to end insurgency in the zone and the Northern region.President Buhari was in Bauch <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 16 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Nigerian parents terrified to send children to school over insecurity – UNICEF Peter DuruMakurdi &#8211; The United Nations Children&#8217;s Fund, UNICEF, has lamented that parents are terrified to send their children to school due to insecurity in the country especially for girl children, who have been the victim of kidnap <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 16 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Lagos to get special courts to try traffic offenders, urges spiritual leaders to support govt vision;.CAN To Sanwo-Olu: You Have Started WellLagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared total war on traffic offence, saying special courts will be created to try offenders, who will be made to serve their punishment if found guilty at <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 16 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 ISWAP: It‘s time to rise against Islamic State terrorists tormenting Nigerians, others – SHAC international community has been asked to rise against the killings of innocent Nigerians by Islamic State of West African Province around the Lake Chad Basin Region.terrorismSave Humanity Advocacy Centre, which made this call on Sunday, said w <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 16 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 ‘Niger Delta Republic’: Inside story of how June 1 proclamation was scuttled; The alarm at Presidential VillaBy Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger DeltaTHERE was conspicuous alarm at the nation&rsquo;s seat of power, Presidential Villa, in Abuja when a gang of militants, operating under the streamer of Network for Ni <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 16 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 The rise of the Chicken Assembly NwakanmaThe image itself is poignant, and says it all, of Mr. Ovie Omo-Agege kneeling on the floor to greet the President, Mr. Muhammadu Buhari. It&rsquo;s a disgrace. It is conduct unbecoming of a senator. It is very clear that Omo-Agege, in sp <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 16 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Seven days after: Govs take positive, faulty steps Clifford Ndujihe, Political EditorFor a journey of 1,460 days, seven days are too few to tell how far one would go. But they could indicate how well one may go. Across the 29 states where governors, 12 of them first termers, were sworn-in, last <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 08 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Why we’re exhibiting Nigeria’s political history on June 12 – FG Emmnauel ElebekeABUJA &#8211; The Federal government says it is going to unveil a special Nigerian political history on June 12 Democracy Day to reawaken the consciousness as a people to appreciate the fact that we have a country that is endowed <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 08 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Anuku, just like Bisalla Emeka ObasiPerhaps not many know that Biafra&rsquo;s Chief of Naval Staff, Captain Wilfred Anuku, also fought the civil war as an Army GOC. That was also similar to the role played by Col. Iliya Bisalla on the Nigerian side. From Chief of Army St <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 08 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100 I’ve lost count of number of people I killed in one year — 20-year-old kidnapper Ben Agande &amp; Kingsley OmonobiA suspected kidnapper, Sani Haruna aka Gayu, who was arrested by the Inspector General of Police special team has confessed to Saturday Vanguard that he has lost count of the number of people he killed for failing <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 08 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0100