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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

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.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger elections: Governor Sani Abubakar wins all 14 local government declared so far

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.

Elections: Massive vote buying in Niger

The Governorship/State Assembly poll in Niger State has been marred by massive and outright buying of votes by some party officials.
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Niger election: Voter apathy, vote buying characterise polls

Voter apathy and open vote buying were the hallmark of the governorship and House of Assembly election in Niger State.

Aliyu Sabi returns to Senate as APC sweeps National Assembly poll in Niger

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.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari beats Atiku Abubakar in all the 25 LGAs in Niger State

President Muhammadu Buhari records 100 percent victory in Niger State, sweeps all 25 local government areas of the state.
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Minister empowers over 7,000 women, youths in Niger

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.
Nigeria Police

Suspected human parts dealer arrested with eyeball

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.

Babatunde Fashola: We’ve delivered on roads, power, housing

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.

APC: Threats of vote loss, confusion trail National Assembly candidates’ list

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).
Abubakar Lado Abdullahi

Arrested House of Reps member Abubakar Lado regains freedom

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.

Gunmen abduct Niger council chairman

The political tension in Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State took a different dimension, on Wednesday night, following the abduction of the chairman of the council, Alhaji Abdullahi Maje, by gunmen.
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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.

Flood: Niger government spends N674 million on relief materials – official

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.

Jobs scam: 37-year-old man defrauds 14 persons of N4.2 million

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.
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48-year-old fake soldier bags 3 months in jail

A fake soldier, 48-year-old Hamza Ismaila is to spend the next 90 days in jail, a Minna Magistrates’ Court ruled on Tuesday.

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.

Police arrest three cattle thieves, recover one rifle, 14 cows

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 Buhari: Imbibing new tax culture will boost Nigeria’s economy

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 Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests six Yahoo boys, recovers cars

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.

NUP directs pensioners to withdraw from verification exercise in Oyo

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.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

All-Share Index drops marginally by 0.01% in cautious trading

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 taskforce suspends paramilitary officer for corruption

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.