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An estimated 20,000 Nigerian refugees in the Northwest have sought safety in the neighbouring country of Niger Republic since April, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has disclosed that it has found over fifteen thousand (15000) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from twenty-seven communities affected by banditry attacks from Zamfara and Sokoto States in Guidan Roumji about five kilometers away from Maradi in the Republic of Niger.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday says the dialogue method adopted by the state government between herders and farmers had resulted in the recovery of over 32,672 animals from rustlers from 2015 to date.
Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has filed a suit against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Minister of Interior and the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the attendance of two Nigerien governors at the APC rally in Kano.
Nigeria coach Paul Aigbogun has warned his team against looking for a draw against hosts Niger in their next Africa U-20 Cup of Nations match.
Office of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has said the presence of two governors from Niger Republic was a show of the president’s trust across the African continent.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the presence of some governors from Niger Republic ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally in Kano state did not violate any Nigerian law.
Nigeria’s opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Friday said the desperation of the President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress to retain power has exposed the country’s security apparatus to danger.
The Katsina State Government has said the incessant kidnapping, banditry and other heinous crimes bedevilling the state may affect a hitch-free general election in the state.
The Zamfara Government has donated N8.5 million to families of five killed and some Nigerien soldiers injured by bandits during a joint operation with Nigerian troops.
Ten troops have been killed on Niger’s border with Nigeria in a joint operation by the two countries against “bandits”, Nigerien Defence Minister Kalla Moutari said on Monday.
Nigeria will play hosts Niger, South Africa and Burundi at the group stage of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Niger.
A Nigerien national, Surajo Habibu, has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl, who went to a bush to fetch firewood.
The ministry this week said it has registered more than 3 690 cases of the disease, which is caused by contaminated food or water and can kill within hours if untreated.
Twenty-two people are dead and thousands have been left homeless in Niger after torrential rains caused heavy flooding, authorities said.
The 9th House of Representatives on Thursday held its first plenary after members were inaugurated on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
A firm incorporated in the British Virgin Islands will ask a British court on Friday for the right to seize up to $9 billion of Nigerian government assets - some 20% of the oil-rich nation’s foreign reserves - over an aborted gas project.
Mr Timothy Owoeye, the new Speaker of Osun House of Assembly has called on journalists in the state, to give the Assembly maximum support and cooperation in the coverage of proceedings and activities in the state.
Moussa Konate has insisted that Senegal are not favourites to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which starts on June 21.
The management of the University of Ibadan has declared the cut-off mark for the premier institution remains 200 as against 160 agreed on by the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) and stakeholders of higher institutions.
Police in Taraba have confirmed the abduction of Mrs Abigail Gambo, wife of the state NLC Chairman, Mr Peter Gambo and Mr Emeka Okoronkwo, owner of Our Nation Bread company in Jalingo.
An estimated 1,204 convictions have been secured since 2015, Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said on Tuesday.
The Kano State Police Command has suspended issuance of permission to hold any form of rally, demonstration, procession or assembly in the State.
Enugu Rangers coach Gbenga Ogunbote has expressed his delight after his team confirmed their Caf Confederation Cup ticket from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six in Lagos on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.