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Federal government provides free medical services for Niger residents

The federal government is presently providing free medical services to residents of Niger State, with no fewer than 1,500 people being attended to by medical personnel in Minna, the state capital.

Housewife arrested for allegedly masterminding own kidnap

The police in Niger State have arrested a 20-year-old housewife, Habiba Usman, for being the mastermind of her own kidnap.
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PDM, PDP fuse in Niger for 2019 polls

The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), one of the registered political parties in the country, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State have fused into one entity, a few weeks to the presidential election.

2019: 378,797 PVCs yet to be collected in Niger

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that over 378,797 permanent voter cards (PVCs) are yet to be collected by registered voters in the 25 local government areas of Niger State.
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2019: Controversies trail Niger APC primaries

Confusion is still trailing the governorship, national and State House of Assembly primaries to elect candidates to fly the flag of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State thereby causing tension among the ranks of the party.

Police arrest three transformer vandals

The Police Command in Niger state on Monday said it had arrested a three-man gang, suspected to be responsible for vandalism of transformers in Tunga, in Chanchaga Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
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Security guard jailed for removing APC bill boards

A Minna Magistrates’ Court in Niger has sentenced a security guard, Musa Isyaku, to three months imprisonment for removing APC bill boards in Minna.
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SEMA identifies resettlement centres for flood victims in Niger

As about 17 out of the 25 local governments in Niger State have been affected by flood since this year’s rainy season set in, the state Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has identified 11 areas where flood victims would be resettled.

Fulani leader urges herdsmen to stop using minors as cattle rearers

The Ardo of Chanchaga, Mallam Abdullahi Babayo, has called on herdsmen to stop using minors as cattle rearers to avert clashes with farmers.

Hajj: Niger transports 1,095 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

The Niger Pilgrims Welfare Board on Monday said no fewer than 1,095 pilgrims had been transported to Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj.

Police arrest 11 over cattle rustling, abduction in Niger

Niger State police command has paraded eleven suspects for cattle rustling, armed robbery, abduction and other sundry crimes in the state.

Court remands labourer for allegedly disrupting ‘elders meeting’

A Minna Magistrate Court, on Thursday, ordered that a 24-year-old labourer, Adamu Zakari, be remanded in prison for allegedly disrupting an elders’ council security meeting and slapping a titled elder.

Niger government to spend N50 billion on water works reticulation

Niger State Government said on Wednesday that it would spend over N50 billion on the reticulation of Minna, Suleja, Bida and Kontagora water works.

Lawmaker supports Niger government N21.5 billion Sukuk bond

Alhaji Umaru Bago, a House of Representative member, representing Chanchaga Federal constituency of Niger, has pledged support to the decision of Gov. Abubakar Bello to access N21.5 billion Sukuk Bond.

Local gold miners in Niger seek attention of government

The Association of Gold Miners (Zone one) in Chanchaga Local Government area of Niger has appealed to the state government to organise the local miners professionally.

Board blames water scarcity in parts of Minna on broken pipelines

Niger State Water Board (NSWB) on Saturday blamed the water scarcity suffered by some communities in Minna to a broken pipeline supplying water to the affected places.

NSCDC arrests four for alleged rape in Niger

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niger command, says it has arrested four men for allegedly raping a 19-year old girl in Barkin Sale, Chanchaga Local Government Area of Niger.

Security operatives arrest 60 illegal miners in Niger

About 60 illegal miners have been arrested by security operatives in Minna, the Niger State capital.

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Former President of Zambia and Head of mission, Electoral Institute for Sustainable Development in Africa, EISA, Mr Rupiah Banda has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of voters and election officers in the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria so far.

Ex-Zambia president commend election process in Abuja

Former President of Zambia and Head of mission, Electoral Institute for Sustainable Development in Africa, EISA, Mr Rupiah Banda, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of voters and election officers in the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria so far.

Senator Ekweremadu, Sullivan Chime commend security arrangements, INEC for polls

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, says the security arrangements put in place for the presidential and National Assembly elections are laudable.
Bauchi metropolis on Saturday recorded large turn out of voters in most polling units in the Presidential and National Assembly polls.

Elections: Bauchi records large turnout of voters

Bauchi metropolis on Saturday recorded large turn out of voters in most polling units in the Presidential and National Assembly polls.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Elections: Uche Nwosu alleges ballot paper snatching in Imo

The governorship candidate of Action Alliance in Imo State, Uche Nwosu, has raised the alarm of incidents of ballot paper snatching and scarcity of ballot papers in some Local Government Areas of the state.

Elections: Governor Masari expresses satisfaction with voters turnout, orderliness

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has expressed satisfaction with the smooth conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.