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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Fraud: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Governor Aliyu, Niger PDP governorship candidate, chairman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has re-arraigned former governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Aliyu, the state Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate, Umar Nasko, and state chairman of the party, Tanko Beji, before a court for alleged fraud.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo hails Governor Sani Bello as one of the best

Against criticisms of non-performance by opposition political parties, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello of Niger State as one of the best governors in Nigeria today.

Governor Sani Bello reiterates support for youth programmes

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, on Saturday reiterated government’s commitment to supporting initiatives by individuals, groups and associations that are geared towards making youths viable.
Umar Nasko

2019: PDP candidate vows to pay N20,000 monthly stipend to all unemployed graduates

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate for the 2019 election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has declared that his government will pay N20,000 monthly to all unemployed graduates in the state under a social security scheme that he will launch.

2019: Niger PDP receives over 2,000 decampees from APC, ADP

Barely three days after Niger state governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello officially flagged off his re-election campaign, no fewer than 2,000 members from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Advanced Democratic Party (ADP) in Niger South senatorial district have joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Official: Niger government suspends WAEC fees for non-indigenes

Niger State Government has suspended payment of West African Examination Council (WAEC) fees for non-indigenes in the state because students from neighbouring states were taking advantage of the policy.

Babangida Aliyu: All PDP candidates are sellable

A former Niger State Governor, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has declared that all the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that emerged from the national convention and state primary elections “are sellable candidates that will win the 2019 general election”.

Executive Order 6: Sambo Dasuki, Orji Kalu, Danjuma Goje, Sule Lamido, Chimaroke Nnamani, 45...

A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ambassador Ahmed Ibeto dumps APC for PDP

A former Deputy Governor of Niger State and Nigeria’s Ambassador to South Africa, Alhaji Ahmed Ibeto, has dumped the APC for the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

Niger government obtains N675 million loan to fund constituencies projects

The Niger State Government has obtained N675 million loan from a commercial bank to fund the state’s House of Assembly community social service projects across the 27 constituencies in the state.

General Babangida: I’ll support anything targeted at One Nigeria

Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has said he will support any project, organisation or body whose objective is to achieve one Nigeria.

EFCC arraigns ex-Governor Aliyu, aide over alleged N2 billion fraud

Former governor of Niger state, Alhaji Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu, was at the Federal High Court, sitting in Minna on Monday with Umar Nasko, his chief of staff over an alleged N2 billion fraud.

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Supplementary polls: Nigerian Army warns against violence in Sokoto

Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.

FIFA bans ex-football chief for life

FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador’s football federation, Luis Chiriboga, after finding him guilty of taking bribes.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN denies paying ex-President Obasanjo as facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.

Murder: Lawyer asks court to reject her confessional statement

Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.
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Police launch manhunt for killers of NYSC members in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.