Latest News, Events and Happenings in Niger News.en-usNPFL: Kwara United beat visiting Katsina United &#8211; Kwara United FC of Ilorin put up a fantastic performance on Sunday to beat visiting Katsina United 1-0.Abubakar BalaThe match day 12 Nigeria Professional Football League encounter was played at the Kwara Stadium Complex, Ilori <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Africa Cup of Nations leading scorers scorers after 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition:Ighalo7: Ighalo 6: Abdul Razak 5: Musona , Nabouhane 4: Mateus , Salah , Saltou , Sliti , Tau Africa Cup of Nations qualifying <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Obaseki laments underdevelopment in S-south despite being most funded region;As Edo beats other Niger Delta states in long-term devt. PlanningEdo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has advocated for the judicious use of resources in the South-south region to drive socioeconomic development, lamenting that there was l <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Sokoto APC rejects Tambuwal’s victory Sokoto State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, on Sunday rejected the declaration of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal as winner of the just-concluded governorship election in the state.TambuwalReports have it that Independent National Electora <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Boko Haram kill 7 Niger villagers near Nigeria border Haram jihadists killed at least seven villagers in a series of attacks in southeastern Niger near the border with Nigeria, a local official and an NGO said Sunday.Boko Haram attack Borno, set imam, family members, others ablazeThe attackers ca <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 We will do our best to beat Super Eagles, Egypt’s assistant – coach Sajivan, an assistant coach with the Pharaohs of Egypt, on Sunday in Asaba said his team would not take chances with the Super Eagles of Nigeria during their friendly match.The Eagles will host the Pharaohs on Tuesday at the Stephen Keshi Stadi <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria ready to host 2nd Africa volleyball Championships in April &#8211; Kehinde Lamidi, Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee, Nigeria Volleyball Federation , says the body was ready to host the second Confederation of Africa Volleyball Zone 3 male and female championships.&ldquo;All is now <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Igbo leaders design post election agenda;ignore Igbo votes at your own peril&#8212;Ndigbo to NigeriaBy Dennis Agbo ENUGU- IGBO leaders have disclosed that they were designing a post elections strategy that would maintain Igbo solidarity, to ensure that the Igbo are not distracted by <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Amnesty: Ex-agitators hail FG over prompt payment of stipends &#8211; Ex-agitators of the Niger Delta region have hailed the Federal Government for the prompt payment of their monthly stipends. Militants during the submission of arms and ammunitions in OndoGen. Godstime Ogidigba, the Coordinator of the p <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Monarch Urges FG To Merge Egbema Towns In Edo, Delta traditional ruler of Egbema Kingdom, HRM King Gold Oro Tiemo, Bini Pete III, the Agadagba of Egbema, has called on the Federal Government to merge towns and villages of Egbema Kingdom in Edo State with their other towns and villages in Delta Stat <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Group blasts Urhobo, Militants over Okowa, Ogboru Niger Delta group, Delta Peoples Mandate,DPM, has blasted the Association of Urhobo,Ex.-Militants headed by an ex-militant and self-styled General, HM Ebirie, over a recent publication in the newspapers, that okowa&rsquo;s recent victory at the pol <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Chad fire chief of staff after Boko Haram attack kills 23 President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.President Idriss Deby of ChadDeby fired Brahim Seid Mahamat and his two deputies by p <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 WHO engages 12,000 community informants to find ‘missing TB cases’ in Nigeria Sola OgundipeAs Nigeria commemorates World Tuberculosis Day on 24 March 2019, the World Health Organization has engaged over 12,000 community informants to find &lsquo;missing cases&rsquo; of TB in the country.The 2018 TB report reve <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Head, Amnesty Office: Not birthright for Bayelsa State – Evah Tony NwankwoSome Niger Delta youths recently vandalised the Amnesty inspired Kaiama Vocation Centre in Bayelsa State. In this interview, the National Coordinator, Ijaw Monitoring Group, Comrade Joseph Evah, says those who engaged in this exercis <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Bauchi Supplementary: Voters appreciate security presence at polling units &#8211; Electorate on Saturday lined up to cast their votes under water tight security during the supplementary elections at the polling units for the supplementary elections in Dass and Bogoro local government areas of Bauchi State <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100