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Customs arrest six smugglers in Katsina, Kebbi

Not fewer than six smugglers of rice and other smuggled items have been arrested by men and officers of the Nigeria Custom Service.
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.

Niger community without electricity for one year appeals for help

The people of the Magama Local Government Area of Niger have appealed to the state government to prevail on the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to restore power supply to the area.
The Executive Director, Kwara Primary Health Care Development Agency, Alhaji Usman Ndanusa, has confirmed that cerebrospinal meningitis has claimed eight lives in Borgu Local Government Area of the state.

Meningitis claims 8 in Niger

The Executive Director, Kwara Primary Health Care Development Agency, Alhaji Usman Ndanusa, has confirmed that cerebrospinal meningitis has claimed eight lives in Borgu Local Government Area of the state.

Police nab 10 suspects over alleged kidnapping, robbery in Niger

The Police Command in Niger State says it has arrested 10 suspects linked to kidnapping, armed robbery as well as unlawful possession of firearms and other crimes in different parts of the state.
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.

Woman docked over alleged N3.4 million fraud

A middle-aged woman, Zainab Abubakar, was on Thursday brought before a Magistrates’ Court in Minna over an alleged N3.4m fraud.

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Baro Inland Water Port in Niger State.-2

Gridlock as President Buhari visits Niger, promises infrastructural development

Minna town was completely locked down yesterday, following the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Niger State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Baro Inland Water Port in Niger State.-4

President Buhari promises massive infrastructural development if re-elected

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to embark on massive infrastructural development across the country if re-elected in the February 16 election.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger governor explains adoption of direct primaries

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Sunday said the adoption of direct primaries in the state was in line with the decision of the national headquarters to select candidates for the 2019 general elections.
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.

Immigration arrests suspected human trafficker, rescues 7 victims

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has arrested a suspected human trafficker, Mrs Asia Rita, and rescued seven suspected human trafficking victims in Katsina State.

Hajj: Niger transports 1,095 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

The Niger Pilgrims Welfare Board on Monday said no fewer than 1,095 pilgrims had been transported to Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj.

Ambassador Ibeto: Why I left APC for PDP

The former Nigeria’s Ambassador to South Africa, Alhaji Ahmed Musa Ibeto, has said that he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to enable him realise his ambition of ruling Niger 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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Nigeria inflation rises to 11.61 percent

Also, core inflation, which excludes the prices of volatile agricultural produce, however, slowed to 8.88 per cent (year-on-year) in October, compared to 8.94 per cent recorded in the preceding year
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Federal government to ban importation of steel products – minister

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, has said that the Federal Government will stop importation of steel products into the county to the is to encourage local investors in the sector.
The Bayelsa State Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has described the ongoing election in the state as peaceful.

Bayelsa elections: David Lyon dedicates victory

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress and Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has dedicated his victory to the people of Bayelsa state.

FUTA suspends six students for bullying colleague

Authorities of Federal University of Technology in Akure (FUTA), Ondo State have suspended six students for bullying of a female student in one of the off-campus hostels on Saturday.
Israel Folau

Australia’s Israel Folau claims bushfires ‘God’s judgement’ for gay marriage

The devout Christian, who is pursuing legal action against Rugby Australia after being fired in May for posting on Instagram that “hell awaits” gay people and others he considers sinners, made his latest outburst in a Sydney church sermon on Sunday.