Latest News, Events and Happenings in Niger News.en-usUN urges Member States to take in 1,300 refugees from Libya UN on Monday appealed to member States to take in 1,300 mainly African refugees stranded in Libya, many of them mistreated while kept in appalling conditions in detention.The UN High Commission for Refugees said in a statement that Niger <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Ndokwa communities cry for help over erosion menace Godfrey BivbereNdokwa East Communities in Delta State have cried out to the federal and state governments for help as erosion is threatening to sack the indineges from their ancestral homes, even as they have started migrating to upland areas to <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Civil engineers sign MoU with ICPC to tackle quackery Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers, NICE, has disclosed that it has entered a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, in its efforts to tackle the infiltration of <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Wike, Boroh, Emefiele, others to bag South-South Leadership Award Luminous JannamikeABUJA &#8211; In a bid to motivate and appreciate Nigerians who have demonstrated remarkable sense of productivity, excellence and good governance, Good Dreams Multimedia Concepts &#8211; a Non-Governmental Organization &#8211; <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Create Dept for Happiness and Purpose Fulfillment, Okorocha advises Airforce Chinonso Alozie, OwerriImo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, Sunday, scored the Federal government very poor in terms of addressing poverty in the country.Air Officer Commanding Ground Training Command, Nigerian Airforce, AVM Sampson Akpasa handin <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Why Nigerian victims of slavery cannot sue Libya by Femi Falana SAN the past twenty years, our law office has been inundated with complaints from Nigerians who were brutalized in some African countries. Some of the complaints pertain to the barbaric killing of 18 Nigerian during an armed invasion of the Nigerian E <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 2019: Nigerians will re-elect Buhari for second term — Okiemute Lucky OjiFormer member, Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Essien Benjamin Okiemute, is a prominent leader and founding member of the All Progressives Congress APC in the state. Chief OkiemuteIn this interview with Sunday Vanguard, the APC ch <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Offshore institutional investors have demonstrated their confidence in Nigeria’s economy – Iriase Simon Ebegbulem,Benin-CityHon. Pally Iriase is the Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives and member representing Owan Federal Constituency of Edo State in the House. In this interview, Iriase speaks on the 2018 Budget submitted to the <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Slave Trade: The 21st Century menace half a decade ago, the funeral of a promising young man who died in the desert was held somewhere in the southeast. Obumneme, that was his name, was travelling to Europe in search of greener pasture after an HND in Civil Engineering and five y <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Policing Warri with CCTV cameras Egufe YafugborhiInside the Warri &lsquo;B&rsquo; Division of the Nigeria Police, officers and men, working in concert with the civil populace under the jurisdiction, are redefining policing. At a point police subventions do not improve the piteou <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria sinking under APC say Jonathan, Atiku, others Dirisu YakubuABUJA &#8211; Prominent Nigerians including former President, Goodluck Jonathan and erstwhile Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Saturday, took the All Progressives Congress government of President Muhammadu Buhari to the cleaners, <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 No better alternative to PDP – Aliyu Former chairman &lsquo;Governorship Forum&rsquo; for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and Ex- Governor of Niger State, Dr Babangida Aliyu, has said that Nigerians had realised that there was no better alternative political party to the PDPHe ma <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Shell woes global innovators to fix Nigeria’s energy sector Petroleum Development Company is assembling some of the best global innovators to find solutions to the energy challenges in Nigeria.Shell engineerSPDC&rsquo;s General Manager External Relations, Igo Weli made this known at the start o <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Photos: PDP 2017 National Convention Chairmanship aspirant, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi addressing journalists during the PDP 2017 National Convention at the Eagle Square, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi AdeshidaSecurity operatives manning the ballot boxes during the PDP 2017 National <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 AnnKio Briggs attacks Buhari’s aide over comments on Atiku Perez BrisibeFORMER Minister for Environment and Niger Delta activist, AnnKio Briggs, Saturday took a swipe at the Personal Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie asking her to focus on ensuring that her party, <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100