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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.
The police in Niger State have arrested a 20-year-old housewife, Habiba Usman, for being the mastermind of her own kidnap.
A Minna Magistrates’ Court in Niger has sentenced a security guard, Musa Isyaku, to three months imprisonment for removing APC bill boards in Minna.
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.
The Ardo of Chanchaga, Mallam Abdullahi Babayo, has called on herdsmen to stop using minors as cattle rearers to avert clashes with farmers.
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.
Niger State police command has paraded eleven suspects for cattle rustling, armed robbery, abduction and other sundry crimes in the state.
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 State Government said on Wednesday that it would spend over N50 billion on the reticulation of Minna, Suleja, Bida and Kontagora water works.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has expressed satisfaction with the smooth conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
The United States said Friday it will refuse visas to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s election chief and top judge on charges that they undermined long-awaited presidential polls.
Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) has developed a repellent to control mosquitoes that spread dengue, Chikunganya and Zika diseases, a senior research scientist revealed on Monday.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ogun State, Prof. AbdulGaniy Raji, has said all sensitive electoral materials in the state have been returned to the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Sergio Aguero feels Manchester City have "the capacity to win everything" and backed his team-mates to make history by winning four trophies this season.
Manchester City have recorded a dramatic 3-2 victory over Schalke 04 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday night.