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Man cuts off 12-yr-old cousin’s manhood in Niger

A 12-year-old boy, Farouk Ibrahim, who had his manhood cut off by his uncle in Babana area of Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State, might never have a functional manhood again, according to doctors.

Herdsman sets ex-employer’s cassava, rice plantations ablaze

Twenty hectares of cassava and rice plantations owned by Lehin Investment Farms, have allegedly been burnt by a herdsman previously employed as a security guard by the company.

Niger NCS generates N2.4bn revenue in 2017 – controller

The Niger Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) realised N2.4 billion revenue in 2017.

99 persons die in boat accidents in Kebbi, Niger, Lagos

No fewer than 99 persons died in six boat mishaps that occurred in Kebbi, Niger and Lagos States between April and September, according to a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria.

Seven feared dead in another boat mishap in Kebbi

Seven people were feared dead in a boat mishap involving a family returning from a farmland across the River Niger in Yauri Local Government of Kebbi State, Sunday night.

16 die in Niger boat accident

Tragedy struck between Rofia and Mauta in Agwata village in Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State in the early hours of Tuesday when 16 people were killed when a boat capsized after hitting a tree inside the River Niger.

Constituency project is corruption – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo may have started another war with the members of the National Assembly when he described the constituency projects being embarked upon by the lawmakers as “corruption.”


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