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Armed banditry attacks: More than 10,000 persons displaced in Niger

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has enjoined Christians and Muslims in the state to pray and ask God for intervention on the lingering security challenges bedevilling the state, adding that over 10,000 persons have so far been displaced, while several others were killed.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, met briefly on Saturday at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.

Asiwaju Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar meet at Abuja airport

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, met briefly on Saturday at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.
Nigerian Red Cross

Red Cross trains volunteers on computer based technology

The Niger chapter of the Nigerian Red Cross Society, has on Tuesday concluded a two-day state-based management training for 10 volunteers in the state, aimed at saving lives.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest university students for alleged armed robbery

The Police in Niger have arrested 109 suspects for alleged armed robbery, fraud and illegal mining in different parts of the state, the command’s Public Relations Officer, Muhammadu Abubakar, says.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 109 for alleged armed robbery, illegal mining in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested 109 suspects for alleged armed robbery, fraud and illegal mining in a different part of the state, the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Muhammadu Abubakar says.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency | NIMET

Climate change: NiMet signs MoU with IBB university

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has formally signed of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Abuja with the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Niger, to promote activities relating to meteorology/climatology and climate change in Nigeria.
A heavy downpour on Wednesday night in Aba, the commercial city of Abia State, has left many homes, shops and markets submerged by flood.

NSEMA: Flood destroys 2,667 houses, farmlands in Niger

At least 2,667 houses, farmlands, roads, and bridges have been destroyed by flooding in 17 local government areas in Niger State.
Several houses have been submerged and many people rendered homeless following flood from rainfall in the early hours of Saturday in Minna township, Niger.

Flood sacks six Niger communities

Six communities in Shiroro and Lapai Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Niger State have been flooded after heavy rains which lasted more than 12 hours.

Armed robbers invade Niger university, raid students’ hostel

Students of the Niger State-owned Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University (IBBU) Lapai, got their own share of the rising insecurity in the state as heavily-armed robbers in the early hours of Monday raided the off-campus hostel of the University, catering always money and other students’ belongings.

Court remands herdsman for ‘killing’ farmer

A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Friday, ordered that a herdsman, Bello, be remanded in prison custody for allegedly killing a farmer, pending legal advice.

Drama as rookie emerges Niger Assembly speaker

Drama in Minna as the Niger State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended the Standing Order of the House to allow a first timer, a former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Niger State, Barrister Bala Wuse, to emerge as the speaker of the state 9th Assembly.

Police arrest three suspected kidnappers, rescue two victims

The Nigerian police say they arrested three suspected kidnappers, rescued two victims and recovered arms through ongoing operations to curb crime.

Niger election: Tribunal receives 11 petitions

The election petition tribunal in Niger State has received 11 petitions in respect of the Senate, House of Assembly and Governorship elections held on February 23 and March 9.
Nigeria Police

Police dispatch personnel to Niger local council over alleged invasion by kidnappers

The Police Command in Niger on Wednesday said it has dispatched its personnel to Lapai Local Government Area to investigate issues of alleged kidnapping in some villages in the area.
national assembly abuja

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.

Police arrests 10 for electoral offences in Niger

The Niger State Police Command have arrested 10 suspects for various electoral offences.
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.

Writers urge young talents not to fear failure, criticism

Some Writers in the FCT have advised young upcoming writers to pursue their art and not be deterred by the fear of failure or criticism.

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