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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.

Meningitis kills four in Niger

Niger State has recorded thirty one cases of meningitis with four of them clinically confirmed dead as a result of the disease.

I started raping children after my girlfriend left – suspect

A 20-year-old man, Abdullateef Ibrahim, who was arrested by the Niger State Police Command for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl, has pleaded for forgiveness, saying he started raping children after his girlfriend left him.

NLC in support of local govt autonomy in Nigeria – Ayuba Wabba

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress {NLC}, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has thrown his weight behind the calls by a spectrum of the Nigerians for full autonomy of the Local Governments in the country, adding that if the government at the grassroots is strengthened, democracy would be strengthened in Nigeria as well.

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Death of 17 Kwara admission seekers painful, preventable – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday lamented the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano, describing the incident as a painful one that could have been prevented.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

ANAP: We’ll resist planned concession of major airports

The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) on Sunday said that aviation unions would continue to kick against planned concession of some major airports across the country by the Federal Government.
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Cross River: Communal crisis impeding our development – governor

The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.
Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.

Nigeria striker Ajibade’s assist key in Avaldsnes win over Roa

Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.
Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope urges Amazon fires to be put out, calls for prayers

The world must work together to extinguish the fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis said in his weekly address to thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.