Latest Stories in Niger

 

Times of many losses

Comments

Malam Adamu Ciroma By Gambo Dori IT is quite a number of heavy losses these days. The most prominent loss, of course, was that of Adamu Ciroma, the very well-known former Governor of the Central...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Obasanjo tackles Buhari again, says Govt confused

Comments

Says Government is incompetent to stern the tide of killings, devastating Poverty, except giving one unrighteous and unacceptable justification after the other. *** As Northern, Southern Leaders...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

51 inmates in Minna jailbreak recaptured

Comments

Minna – The Nigeria Prisons Service in Niger says 51 inmates out of the 210 inmates that escaped from the Minna Medium Security Prison on June 3, had had been recaptured.jailbreak The...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari requests confirmation of FJSC, AMCON, NDIC nominees

Comments

Abuja – The Senate on Wednesday, acknowledged receipt of request to confirm two non-legal practitioners, Sen. Abba Ali from Katsina, representing North West and Mohammed Sagir from Niger,...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s Govt confused, has gotten to the end of its tethers – Obasanjo

Comments

By Henry Umoru ABUJA- FORMER President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Wednesday lampooned the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration, saying that the government is at the moment confused in...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

How we curtail Niger Delta militancy, IPOB secessionist plot – Osinbajo

Comments

…Nigeria’s foundation deficient, threatened—Monarchs …Express worry over non adoption of confab reports By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – VICE President Yemi Osinbajo...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Katsina flood: Corpse of missing bride recovered in Niger Republic

Comments

The remains of Hindatu Yahaya, a young girl who got married three days before the flood in Jibia town in Katsina, which eventually swept her away, have been recovered in Niger Republic. Benue...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

HOSTCOM demands 10% equity from oil revenue

Comments

By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—HOST Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas, HOSTCOM, has called for 10 per cent equity for host communities in the Niger Delta region, saying that this...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Chris Giwa’s NFF appoints Ikpeme Acting Gen. Sec., postpones league resumption

Comments

Abuja – The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Chris Giwa, has appointed Dr Emmanuel Ikpeme Acting General Secretary of the football house following...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

NFF appoints Ikpeme Acting Gen. Sec., postpones league resumption

Comments

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Chris Giwa, has appointed Dr Emmanuel Ikpeme Acting General Secretary of the football house following corruption allegation...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Rivers govt shuts NDDC head office over alleged tax default

Comments

By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HAR-COURT— Rivers State Internal Revenue Service, RSIRS, has again sealed off the Port Harcourt head-office of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, over...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Steel: Nigeria enriching China, Dogara warns

Comments

Speaker Dogara By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, yesterday, raised the alarm over the huge sums of money Nigeria was sinking in China to...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Primary 5 pupil kidnaps master’s 10-yr-old son for N150,000 ransom

Comments

Kidnap By Wole Mosadomi Minna—Nemesis has caught up with a primary five pupil in Minna, Niger State (name withheld) and his accomplice, Sale, for allegedly kidnapping a 10-year-old boy. The...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Reps to FG: Declare Auchi ecological disaster area

Comments

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—THE House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to declare Auchi, Etsako federal constituency, Edo State, an ecological disaster area. The House...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Proposed Cattle Colonies and inevitable acquisition of land: Legal implications (2)

Comments

Cattle By Aare Afe Babalola “Government proposal for cattle colony is unconstitutional, discriminatory and offensive. How can a private business become the burden of a central government?...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →