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Niger State House of Assembly (NSHA) has demanded detailed account; including monies budgeted for by the state government and the various sums of money donated by Nigerlites for the control of the spread of CoronaVirus (COVID-19) in the state.
The Niger State government on Thursday approved N86 million for quarantine, feeding and repatriation of almajiri pupils to their various states of origin.
Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger on Tuesday ordered a 30 per cent slash in the salaries and allowances of all political officers in the state.
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has expressed shock over the death of Malam Usman Dallau, the Permanent Secretary of the state Planning and Budget Commission.
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has alleged that there are plans to disrupt the peaceful protests embarked upon by a coalition of Northern youth groups across the region.
The Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Niger, Alhaji Shehu Galadimawa, has called on the Federal and Niger Governments to tackle the incessant attacks by bandits in the state.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says its target to grow the nation’s reserve to 40 billion barrels by the year 2023.
All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Niger chapter, has cautioned members to be vigilante in the purchase of fertilisers in the state.
Muslim faithful today in Minna, Niger state capital, defied the heavy downpour to offer the congregational Eid-el-fitr prayers at the Minna Central mosque just as the downpour also forced them to ignore the social distancing order by the government.
The North Central Governors’ Forum (NCGF) has congratulated the Muslim community in Nigeria on the successful completion of the Ramadan fast, urging Muslims in the country to use the lesson of the Ramadan to foster unity among Nigerians.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has arrested 84 travellers, warning others seeking to pass through the territory to stay back, as the Administration is not in a hurry to relax the emergency containment protocols imposed in the wake of the outbreak of Covid-19.
The Police in Niger state said it has arrested eleven suspects over alleged involvement in various forms of criminal activities ranging from; armed robbery cattle rustling and kidnapping for ransom in the past two weeks
Amidst restriction on movement in the state occasioned by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has ordered building contractors handling various projects in the state to return back to their construction sites immediately.
Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death out of the 22 positive cases recorded in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic. Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death out of the 22 positive cases recorded in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic.
Joint police and vigilante efforts to end siege by armed bandits in Rafi Local Government Council of Niger state has yielded desired results with the killing of nine armed bandits during hot in an exchange of fire power.
The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .
The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.
This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
The independent oil marketers operating under the aegis of the Private Depot of Oil and Gas Marketers Association of Nigeria (PDOGMAN) has impressed on the federal government the need to embark on full deregulation of the downstream sector of the nation’s oil and gas industry, saying this would benefit the economy on the long run.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Akwa Ibom Command, has sealed 16 illegal private guard companies in the state and arrested 30 of the guards in the last one month.
The National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) in Ondo State has directed its members to withdraw their services from the state’s Infectious Disease Centre with immediate effect.
The Edo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Yinka Omorogbe, on Friday, reiterated Obaseki-led administration’s commitment to Open Governance Partnership, OGP, in adding value to lives of the people in the State.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, says his “salaries and allowances” as a serving minister are lesser compared to what he earned as an academic at the International University Madinah, Saudi Arabia.