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A suspected initiation ceremony for new members into a cult group for students of Federal Polytechnic Bida has been stopped by officers of the Niger state Police Command.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the declaration of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello and his deputy, Alhaji Ahmad Mohammad Ketso, as winners in the March 9, 2019 Governorship election in the state in the tribunal.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari records 100 percent victory in Niger State, sweeps all 25 local government areas of the state.
The World Bank, Niger State and Lavun Local Governments are jointly funding the construction of an 88.6 kilometre road in Lavun Local Government of the state.
Two members of the All Progressives Congress in the House of Representatives, Hon. Ahmed Abu, representing Lavun/Mokwa/Idati federal constituency of Niger State, and Hon. Olemija Stephen, representing Akoko North-East/West of Ondo State, have dumped the ruling party.
The Judiciary has declared seven days mourning, to honour a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, who died in a hospital in London on Saturday.
Ahead of Saturday’s primary election for the nomination of candidates to fly the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag in the Niger State House of Assembly election in 2019, eight aspirants have already being returned unopposed for the contest.
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 government has pleaded with the Federal Government for immediate assistance to tackle the flood ravaging the state, especially in the resettlement of communities already affected by the perennial flood.
Protests on Saturday trailed the affirmation method adopted for the emergence of executives of the All Progressives Congress State in Niger State.
The Police Command in Niger on Thursday said that a police sergeant, Jibril Abubakar, was killed and his rifle taken away when gunmen attacked its Divisional Police Station at Kutigi in Lavun Local Government Area of the state.
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.
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Former First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, Governor David Umahi, Senator Obinna Ogba were among other dignitaries who paid their last respect to Late Evang. (Mrs.) Odinakachukwu Okorie.
A judge, A.H. Suleiman, Chairman, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, has fixed May 25 to take more witnesses in the petition of Lawal Adamu, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Kaduna Central senatorial seat.
The Lagos State Government has awarded a N10 million contract for the “production of architectural drawing for the proposed retirement house” for the outgoing governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.
Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala is proud of Barcelona Ladies display against Olympic Lyon in Saturday’s UEFA Women’s Champions League final despite their 4-1 defeat to the French side.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on people of the state to support the incoming administration of Mr Seyi Makinde to succeed for the good of all.
Dr. Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Tuesday said the corporation had recovered $1.6 billion from some companies fleecing one of its subsidiaries.
Gunmen killed a priest and five parishioners during mass Sunday in an attack on a Catholic church in Dablo, northern Burkina Faso, security sources and a local official said.
Anti-corruption advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has urged the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, not to assent to a bill seeking life pension, luxury vehicles and foreign medical trips for members of the Kano State House of Assembly.
The United States Mission to Nigeria yesterday suspended indefinitely interview waivers for renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process, saying visa applications will no longer be accepted by DHL in Nigeria.
African trio of Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mohamed Salah will share the Golden Boot award after they finished the season scoring 22 goals apiece.