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Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has so far won the Niger Gubernatorial election in 14 Local Government Areas (LGAs), received at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation Centre in Minna.
Voter apathy and open vote buying were the hallmark of the governorship and House of Assembly election in Niger State.
Senate spokesperson, Senator Ibrahim Aliyu Sabi of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Niger North (Zone C) has staged a come-back to the National Assembly having defeated his closest opponent, Mohammed Garba Duba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last Saturday’s elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari records 100 percent victory in Niger State, sweeps all 25 local government areas of the state.
As part of efforts by the Federal Government to cushion poverty in the country, Minister of State for Mines and Steel, Abubakar Bwari, on Wednesday, empowered 7,140 women and youths in Niger State.
A 35-year-old Shuaibu Ibrahim suspected to be a human parts dealer has been arrested by the police in Niger State for allegedly being in possession of a human eyeball.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has declared that his ministry has delivered visible and qualitative achievements to Nigerians since his appointment in November 2015.
The two big parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday led 86 other political parties to submit their lists of presidential and National Assembly candidates for the 2019 general to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
House of Representatives Member, Abubakar Lado (APC-Niger), arrested by the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS) in Suleja, Niger State, has been released.
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 Niger State Government says it has spent about N674 million on buying assorted relief materials and cash assistance to flood affected persons in the state.
Niger State Police Command has arrested a 37-year-old man, Kabiru Mohammed, for defrauding 14 persons of N4.2 million with a promise to secure jobs for them in government ministries and parastatals across the country.
Niger State police command has paraded eleven suspects for cattle rustling, armed robbery, abduction and other sundry crimes in the state.
The Police have arrested three suspected cattle rustlers said to have been terrorising cattle owners and residents in Kwarkwata Village in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State.
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President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday in Abuja, said the Federal Government will continue to sensitize and encourage Nigerians to cultivate the culture of paying taxes by ensuring fair implementation policy and effective utilisation of resources.
The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office have arrested six `Yahoo’ boys and recovered five different models of exotic cars, laptops.
The Nigeria Union of Pensioners in Oyo State has directed its members to withdraw from the ongoing verification exercise in the state over the harsh environment under which the initiative was being carried out.
Trading resumed on the nation’s bourse on Tuesday still on a negative trend, declining marginally by 0.01 per cent in a cautious trading.
Lagos State Task Force on Tuesday said it has suspended a paramilitary officer of the Agency, by name Mr Ikuburuju Alex popularly called ‘Iku,’ for extorting money from an arrested traffic offender in Ikorodu, following complaints against the officer on the social media and subsequent investigation of the accused staff.
A grenade exploded early Friday outside the Russian consulate in Athens without hurting anyone, police said, an attack typical of domestic far-left groups.
Rivers United head coach Stanley Eguma has attributed their 2-1 defeat to Lobi Stars to two costly errors from his defenders which they paid dearly for at the end of the rescheduled league tie played in Makurdi.
Ghana’s reputation as a beacon of media freedom in an otherwise turbulent region has come under threat following a spate of attacks on journalists.
Nemanja Matic has urged Manchester United to appoint “great manager” Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on a permanent basis.
Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello, has said that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has no reason to go court because the February 23 presidential election was free and fair enough not to have warranted any challenge.