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Niger earmarks N25 million to fight cholera outbreak

Following the outbreak of cholera in Niger State, the state government has earmarked about N25 million to fight the disease that has so far claimed 20 lives and 30 others in critical condition in various hospitals across the state.

Official: Diarrhoea kills six in Niger

The Executive Director, Niger state Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA), Yahaya Na’uzo, has confirmed the death of six out of the 43 people suffering from diarrhoea in three local government areas of the state.

APC congress: Protest in Niger over consensus candidates

Protests on Saturday trailed the affirmation method adopted for the emergence of executives of the All Progressives Congress State in Niger State.

RAMP earmarks N1 billion for rehabilitation of rural roads in Niger

The Niger second Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP II), has earmarked one billion naira for the rehabilitation of 104-kilometre feeder roads across the state.

Police: No suspect freed by gunmen at Lemu Police station

The Police Command in Niger has dismissed claims that suspects detained at its Lemu Divisional Police Headquarters in Gbako Local Government, were freed by gunmen that invaded the station on February 27.

FADAMA III spends N437 million on road construction, dams rehabilitation in Niger – official

The FADAMA III Additional Financing (AF) Programme in Niger State says it has spent N437 million on constructing a road and rehabilitating two dams in three local government areas of the state.

Police release held BudgIT staff Moses Motoni

The police have released Moses Motoni, a tracking officer of BudgIT, a civic tech organisation.

NSCDC arrests cable vandals in Niger

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niger Command, has arrested one Mohammed Ndayagi for alleged vandalism of high tension aluminium conductor cable belonging to AEDC in Gbako Local Government Area.

11,000 pupils benefit from federal govt’s cash transfer in Niger

No fewer than 11,000 pupils from indigent families have benefited from the Federal Government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme in Niger State, an official said on Thursday.

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