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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab 13 over ‘armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearm’

The Police Command in Niger has arrested 13 suspects over alleged armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearm and dealing in Indian hemp in different parts 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 says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: President Buhari mobilises votes for APC candidates in Minna

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Minna called on eligible voters to vote massively for candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February and March general election .

NDLEA arrests fake soldier with 218kg cannabis sativa in Niger

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger State command, has arrested a 53-year-old fake soldier, identified as Vwang David, with 335 blocks or 218 kg of weeds suspected to be Cannabis Sativa.

Minna-Bida Road closed over bridge collapse, motorists stranded

The road linking Minna and Bida has been closed following the collapse of the bridge at Daku Sabon Gida village along Minna – Bida Road, about 16km to Bida, as a result of the heavy down pour witnessed in the state at the weekend.

Torrential downpour cuts off Minna-Bida Road as bridge collapses

Following a heavy rainfall for four days, flood has cut off the road linking Minna with Bida in Niger state.

Mokwa-Jebba Road reopened temporarily to traffic

The Mokwa-Jebba Road which was closed after the bridge close to Mowo Junction on the road collapsed on Saturday evening after a heavy downpour has been reopened temporarily to traffic.

Minister Fashola promises to repair collapsed Mowo bridge in 72 hours

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Raji Fashola, says the collapsed bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road will be back in use within 72 hours.

Motorists stranded as newly rehabilitated Mowo bridge collapses

The bridge after Mowo Junction, 18km from Mokwa and about one kilometre from Tatabu bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road has collapsed due to heavy rainfall on Saturday night.

FRSC: Bridge collapses on Mokwa-Jebba road

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has alerted the public over the collapse of a bridge after Mowo Junction on the Mokwa-Jebba road, due to heavy rainfall.

NNPC to support PTD, NUPENG to boost fuel distribution

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is ever ready to support unions in the sector to enhance the distribution of petroleum products across the country.

President Buhari inaugurates N50 billion Sunti Golden Sugar Estate in Niger

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated N50 billion Golden Sugar Estate in Sunti, Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger State.

We can no longer laugh with President Buhari – Governor El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has admitted that he and some other people he did not name can no longer be laughing with President Muhammadu Buhari as they were doing when they were in opposition.

VP Yemi Osinbajo, governors, ministers unveil President Buhari’s other side

In the TV documentary on President Muhammadu Buhari to be aired today on NTA, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors and ministers will offer rare insights into the taciturn Nigerian leader, a statement by the President’s media office indicated.

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Uber ‘lays off’ 185 former Postmates workers

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NYT: Republican congressman played a role in Donald Trump’s campaign to fight election loss

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