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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).
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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.

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.

Accident kills seven family members in Enugu

The Police have confirmed the death of eight persons, seven of which are of the same family, on Sunday died in a road accident.

Five die in Niger road accident

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Sunday confirmed the killing of five people in a road accident in Lambata Kwakuti Road in Gurara local government area of Niger state.

Bye-Election: APC candidates clear councillorship seats in 3 wards in Niger

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared councillorship seats in a bye-election conducted in three wards in Niger, the State Independent Electoral Commission (NSIEC) disclosed.

Farmer kidnaps 19-year-old, demands N4 million ransom

A Magistrate Court in Minna on Friday ordered the remand in prison custody of a farmer, Jibrin Adamu, for allegedly kidnapping a 19-year-old girl and demanding N4m ransom.

FRSC tackles inappropriate parking of articulated vehicles in Tafa

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed a special unit to Tafa in Gurara Local Government Area to check inappropriate parking of articulated vehicles on the Abuja-Kaduna highway.

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.

Eight die in Niger road accident

The Director-General, Niger State Emergency Management Agency, Ahmed Ibrahim Inga, said on Friday that eight people were killed in an accident on Minna-Suleja road.

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq: Kwara by-election result foretells brighter days ahead

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has said that victory of the party’s candidate for House of Representatives for Isin/Oke Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency, Alhaji Tunji Olawuyi, foretells brighter days ahead in the state.

Buruji Kashamu replaces Adeleke Shittu as Ogun PDP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has replaced Adeleke Shittu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s elections in the state.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: Vote out governors against new national minimum

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged electorate in the country to vote out en masse any governor that does not approve of the new agitated national minimum wage of N30, 000 monthly.

NFF thanks Aiteo after Super Eagles’ AFCON qualification

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has lauded Aiteo Group, for the role the energy company played in redefining football in Nigeria and creating the enabling factors which have led to the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after two previous failed attempts.

NAQS: Sniper in beans, a weapon of mass destruction

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, has warned dealers in beans to desist from using “Sniper” to store the produce as the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.