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Generator fumes kill couple in Minna

Police in Niger on Wednesday confirmed the death of a couple in Maitunbi area of Minna from generator fumes.g

Official: Customs in Niger generates N306 million in July

The Niger Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has generated N306 million as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the month of July.
Several houses have been submerged and many people rendered homeless following flood from rainfall in the early hours of Saturday in Minna township, Niger.

Flood claims three lives in Niger

Three persons have been reportedly washed away by flood after an early morning downpour in Minna, Niger State yesterday.

Mu’azu Aliyu: I want to keep people guessing on what I’m up to

Former Niger State governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has said that the reason he has decided to stay quiet for a long time is to keep people guessing on what he is up to.

General Babangida: We don’t have any other country except Nigeria

Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda, IBB, has called for collective effort aimed at uniting all segments of the country.
Several houses have been submerged and many people rendered homeless following flood from rainfall in the early hours of Saturday in Minna township, Niger.

Flood renders many homeless in Niger

He appealed to the government to reconstruct the collapsed bridge with immediate effect to ease movement of people.

Many rendered homeless, several houses submerged in Niger flood – agency

Several houses have been submerged and many people rendered homeless following flood from rainfall in the early hours of Saturday in Minna township, Niger State.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army appoints commander for Operation Lafiya Dole

The Army has announced the appointment of a new acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) the 7 Division in Maiduguri in an effort to add impetus to the ongoing military campaigns in the Northeast.

Civil servants decry delay in payment of new minimum wage

A cross section of civil servants in Niger on Thursday decried delay in payment of N30,000 new minimum wage approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army redeploys generals in fresh shake-up

The Nigerian Army has announced another set of postings which centred largely around the Boko Haram war in the North-east.

NDLEA arrests 55 drug dealers in Niger

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Niger State Command, has arrested 55 suspected drug traffickers in different parts of the state between January and July.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Five former commissioners under probe for illegal auctioning of Niger vehicles

Five former commissioners in Niger State are under investigation for illegally auctioning vehicles belonging to the state ministries to themselves.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Former commissioners under probe for illegal auctioning of government vehicles

About five immediate past Commissioners in Niger state are currently under investigation for illegally auctioning vehicles belonging to the state ministries to themselves.

Tailor bags one year in jail with hard labour for stealing

Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger, on Friday sentenced a tailor, Abdullahi Nasiru, to one year in prison with hard labour, for stealing a motorcycle.

Police recover N6 million from kidnappers in Niger

The Niger State Police Commissioner, Usman Adamu, has disclosed that over six million naira have been recovered from kidnappers between June and August this year.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

DG: NYSC remains only stable workforce in Nigeria

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said that the Scheme remains the only stable workforce in Nigeria.

Islamic teacher jailed for defiling 35 boys

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger State has sentenced a 33-year-old Islamic teacher, Abubakar Abdullahi, to seven years imprisonment for having anal sex with 35 of his pupils.

2,200 Niger pilgrims transported to Saudi Arabia

The Niger State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has transported 2,200 pilgrims out of the 3,200 pilgrims expected to perform the 2019 Hajj exercise from the state in four flights to Saudia Arabia.

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Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’ arrested in own residence – neighbours

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