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Policeman, Trader Killed In Minna Youth Clash

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A policeman and a trader were feared dead yesterday in a clash between youths from Lmawa and Ogbomosho Street in Minna, the Niger State capital. LEADERSHIP Weekend gathered two versions on the...

Sat Jan 22nd, 2022     Read More →

2023: PDP is watching us, Modu Sheriff cautions APC stakeholders

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Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention, former Borno State governor and national chairmanship aspirant, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has cautioned stakeholders in the ruling...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

Alleged Corruption: N’Delta Youths Back Activist, Urges Buhari To Sack Wabote

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Concerned Niger Delta Youth Forum (CNYF) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Simbi Kesiye...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

Opponents Of Zoning, Nigeria’s Enemies – Southern, Middle Belt Leaders

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Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF), comprising Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Middle Belt Forum, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), have labelled groups and individuals opposed to the...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

Minister Lauds Buhari’s Approval Of Minna-Baro Rail Line Project

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Minister of state for works and housing, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for the approval of the construction of a narrow...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

2023: I’ve IBB’s Blessing To Run – Tinubu

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Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu has said that former military president General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has supported him with prayers in his presidential...

Fri Jan 21st, 2022     Read More →

2023: People, Integrity Are Osinbajo’s Assets – Women Group

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As the race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 hots up, people’s support and integrity remain the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo’s assets for the race and not money. The...

Thu Jan 20th, 2022     Read More →

Insecurity: Tinubu Donates N50m Aid To Niger Govt

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National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 2023 presidentIan hopeful, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has donated N50million to the Niger State government to help tackle the security...

Thu Jan 20th, 2022     Read More →

Leave NCDMB Boss Alone, IYC Warns Blackmailers

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Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has warned blackmailers and mischief makers hiding under civil society organisations to steer clear of the executive secretary, Nigerian Content Development and...

Thu Jan 20th, 2022     Read More →

More Foreign Countries To Participate In Kaduna Trade Fair

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Many foreign countries, including Northern Ireland, Morocco and Tunisia, are expected to participate in the forthcoming 43rd Kaduna International Trade Fair in Kaduna State. The fair will commence...

Thu Jan 20th, 2022     Read More →

NDE flags off orientation for 50 artisans in Niger

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The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in partnership with Artisans Collaborative Construction Employment Scheme (ACCES) has flagged off an orientation programme for 50 artisans to be...

Thu Jan 20th, 2022     Read More →

Bandits Attacked 300 Niger Communities, Kidnapped 200 In 16 Days – Niger Gov

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Niger State governor Abubakar Sani Bello has disclosed that this year alone not less than 300 communities have been invaded by bandits and 200 people have been kidnapped. He disclosed this to...

Wed Jan 19th, 2022     Read More →

Declare Full Scale War Against Terrorists, Senate Tells Federal Govt

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The Senate has called on the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, declare full fledged war against elements involved in terrorist activities in the country. This was just as the upper...

Tue Jan 18th, 2022     Read More →

Terrorism: Niger communities hit 50 times in January ― Gov

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Communities in Niger State have been attacked by bandits at least 50 times in the first two weeks of January this year with over 300 people killed, 200 kidnapped including security personnel,...

Tue Jan 18th, 2022     Read More →

Late Ahmadu Bello laid solid foundation for Northern Nigeria ― Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the late Premier of the Northern region, Sir Ahmadu Bello, as an exceptional icon not only in enhancing the business sector but also in governance. He...

Tue Jan 18th, 2022     Read More →