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FG restates commitment to partnering UK PACT to improve lives in Niger Delta region

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The Minister of State, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), Sharon Ikeazor, has reiterated the commitment of the ministry to partner with the UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate...

Thu Aug 18th, 2022     Read More →

NSCDC arrests student over alleged attempt to kidnap college provost

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niger Command, has arrested an 18-year-old student, over an alleged attempt to kidnap the Provost, College of Fisheries, New Bussa. A...

Wed Aug 17th, 2022     Read More →

Niger governor reshuffles cabinet

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Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has carried out a minor reshuffle of his cabinet. Governor Sani Bello in a statement explained that the cabinet reshuffle is part of his...

Sun Aug 14th, 2022     Read More →

Train attack: Gumi secures the release of family of six, 60 yr old woman 

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Disturbed by the gory video images of four teenage children belonging to the same family by abductors of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has secured the release of four children,...

Wed Aug 10th, 2022     Read More →

FG’s car gifts to Niger

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IT is strongly believed in some quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari is too laid-back and aloof to have a full grasp of the enormity and complexity of the socioeconomic challenges bedeviling...

Mon Aug 8th, 2022     Read More →

Niger Assembly sets up committee to investigate delay in construction of Minna-Bida-Kataeregi road

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Niger State House of Assembly has set up a 9-man Ad-hoc committee to investigate the delay in the construction and completion of Minna-Bida-Kataeregi road as well as other roads projects in the...

Sun Aug 7th, 2022     Read More →

Expose killers of 6 Nigeriens in South East — Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of six Nigeriens and Nigerian law enforcement officials by terrorists in the South East, and has called on people who know those involved to...

Sat Aug 6th, 2022     Read More →

Insecurity will break Nigeria soon unless we return to regionalism —Gani Adams

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The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams, in this interview by BOLA BADMUS, speaks, among other things, on the worsening security situation in the country. You recently raised the...

Sat Aug 6th, 2022     Read More →

3.6m indirect jobs created through $1.1b externally funded agric projects ​― FG

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About 3.6 million indirect jobs have been created from $1.113 billion (about N461.9b) worth of externally funded projects being implemented by the present administration. The Minister of...

Thu Aug 4th, 2022     Read More →

Amid outrage, FG justifies N1.145bn vehicle purchase for Niger Republic

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THE Federal Government has justified the approval of the sum of N1,145,000,000 for the purchase of vehicles for the Niger Republic. Following the outrage generated by the measure exposed by...

Thu Aug 4th, 2022     Read More →

NAPTIP, Immigrations rescue 9 Liberians, 6 Nigerians in Kano

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in collaboration with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has rescued nine Liberians and six Nigerians from human...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

Amid outrage, FG justifies N1.4bn vehicle purchase to Niger Republic

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The federal government has justified the approval of the sum of N1,145,000,000.00 for the purchase of vehicles for the Niger Republic. Following the outrage generated by the measure exposed by a...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

2023: Will youths make their number count this time?

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WITH the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) concluding the year-long voter registration, WALE AKINSELURE writes on the implications of the demography of an updated voter register to...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

Bwari: An FCT council living on the edge

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The recent terrorist attack on a unit of the Brigade of Guards in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has jolted many residents. LEON USIGBE writes on the incident that...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

Niger gov inaugurates NISTMA with 21 vehicles, others

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As part of efforts to build a traffic database that would help identify traffic offenders and keep adequate data of road users for revenue profiling and planning Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has ...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →