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FRSC: Six persons die in accident in Niger

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger has confirmed the death of six persons in a road traffic crash that occurred on Monday on Kutigi–Mokwa road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Security: Niger government urged to regulate motorcycle riders

The Almalgamated Commercial Motorcycle and Tricycle Owners and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) Niger Chapter, has urged the state government to reinforce the law regulating the operations of motorcycles in the state.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Governor Bello commiserates with victims of bandits attack

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has commiserated with victims of banditry attacks in Gurmana and other communities in Shiroro Local Government Area.
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Insurgency: Nigerian Airforce deploys fighter helicopters to Kaduna, Niger

The Nigerian Air Force says it has deployed its newly acquired fighter aircraft to Birnin Gwari in Kaduna and some parts of Niger state to flush out bandits from their hideouts inside the forests.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Niger: Strike continues until demand is met – Labour

Organised labour in Niger on Friday said that the ongoing strike embarked upon on Feb. 4 would continue until its demands are met by the state government.
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Minimum wage: Labour vows to sustain strike in Niger

Organised labour in Niger on Friday said that the ongoing strike embarked upon on Feb. 4 would continue until its demands are met by the state government.
Passengers and passersby have expressed relief and satisfaction as the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, on Thursday, resumed mass transit train services along the Ijoko-Iddo, Ogun, Lagos State, respectively.

NRC resumes Lagos-Kano train services

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Friday resumed weekly Lagos-Kano passenger train service, five months after its suspension to facilitate the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor begs labour to halt planned strike over minimum wage

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State has appealed to the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress to shelve its planned strike for peace and industrial harmony.
NLC

Minimum wage: Organised labour in Niger to begin strike February 4

Organised labour in Niger State on Monday, directed workers to embark on an indefinite strike from February 4, over non-implementation of the new national minimum wage and other entitlements.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Opposition to IPPIS economic sabotage

President Muhammadu Buhari saturday declared that any opposition to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System IPPIS would be viewed as economic sabotage.

Niger governor signs 2020 Appropriation Bill into law

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill of N155,459,814,700.12 into law.

Transport union boss tasks Kogi governor on fairness

The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Kogi State branch has urged the newly-sworn-in governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to put behind the experience of the November 2019 governorship election in the state and carry everybody along in the interest of peace and development of the state.

Oba of Benin visits Etsu Nupe

Omo N’oba N’edo Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin and Chairman Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers, over the weekend paid a royal visit to his Niger State counterpart, the Etsu Nupe and chairman Niger State Council of Traditional rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar in the ancient city of Bida, Niger State.
The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna Professor Abdullahi Bala has blamed challenges in the IPPIS implementation on the failure of the federal government and handlers of the scheme.

IPPIS creating more problems than values in universities – vice-chancellor

The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna Professor Abdullahi Bala has blamed challenges in the IPPIS implementation on the failure of the federal government and handlers of the scheme to involve university administrators before it was launched.

Police arrest 16 suspects over alleged attack on patrol team in Minna

Niger Police Command said it arrested 16 people who allegedly attacked its patrol team and set their vehicle ablaze.

FRSC: Three dead, 28 injured in Bida-Kutigi auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Niger Command, on Monday, confirmed that three persons died in an auto crash on Bida – Kutigi road in Bida Local Government Area of the state.
A notorious gun runner, Samson Salau, has described how he buys and sells AK-47 guns and pistols to rampaging armed robbers and bandits who have been terrorizing some States in the North.

Gunrunner: I supply AK-47 to bandits in Niger, Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna — video

A notorious gun runner, Samson Salau, has described how he buys and sells AK-47 guns and pistols to rampaging armed robbers and bandits who have been terrorizing some States in the North.
The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan, has called on students and youths to imbibe the habit of saving, stressing that it would make them financially responsible and stable.

Ecobank chief urges youths to embrace savings culture

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan, has called on students and youths to imbibe the habit of saving, stressing that it would make them financially responsible and stable.

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Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, which leaves the French club facing the prospect of another early Champions League exit.

Neymar criticises PSG injury handling after Borussia Dortmund defeat

Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, which leaves the French club facing the prospect of another early Champions League exit.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: New research places Nigeria among high risk African countries

The study suggested other countries – among them Nigeria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya – would all need support with detecting and handling imported cases of the coronavirus.
Ignace Sossou quoted on his Facebook and Twitter pages comments made by Benin’s public prosecutor Mario Metonou at a media event to discuss fake news on December 17.

Facebook sued by US for $9 billion in unpaid taxes

That lawsuit went to trial in a San Francisco court on Tuesday, and the crux of the case is a 2010 deal between Facebook and an Irish subsidiary it uses to shuffle money around internationally. The IRS alleges Facebook undervalued the intellectual property it sold to the subsidiary, thereby dodging billions in taxes.
Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Lionel Messi speaks out after Barcelona social media scandal

Lionel Messi, in an interview with Mundo Deportivo, has spoken publicly for the first time since reports emerged that Barcelona hired PR firm I3 Ventures for their social media channels which were aimed at tarnishing the images of Gerard Piqué, Messi himself and others associated with the club.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.

BMO: President Buhari fully in-charge of critical affairs of government

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), says President Muhammadu Buhari is “fully in charge of critical affairs of government” in the country