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Niger Police halt cult initiation of Bida Poly students

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.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

PDP drags Governor Sani Bello, deputy, Niger APC to tribunal over March 9 polls

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.
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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.
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.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

WHO, Niger government to construct 88.6km road in Lavun

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.

50 arrested for tree felling in Niger

Fifty villagers arrested for allegedly felling trees and turning them to charcoal in some local government areas of Niger state

Two APC House of Reps members dump party

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.
Idris Kutigi

Judiciary declares seven days mourning over death of Justice Idris Kutigi

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.

Eight PDP Niger Assembly aspirants returned unopposed

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.

Niger government to open Kutigi general hospital

The Niger Government has said that it would soon inaugurate the General Hospital, Kutigi in Lavun Local Government Area of the state.
River Niger

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.

Man sets rival ablaze for chasing ‘his woman’

A jealous man has allegedly set his rival ablaze in Baba village in the Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State.

Niger begs federal government for intervention in flood disasters, resettlement

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.

APC congress: Protest in Niger over consensus candidates

Protests on Saturday trailed the affirmation method adopted for the emergence of executives of the All Progressives Congress State in Niger State.

Sergeant killed as gunmen attack police station in Niger

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.

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.

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Lagos government scales up fish production

Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.

Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.