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Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government deploys political appointees for voters’ registration

The Niger State Government on Thursday deployed all political appointees to the 742 political wards across the state to participate in the ongoing continuous voters registration in the state.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Official: Niger not owing workers’ salaries

The Niger State government on Monday said it is not owing workers’ salaries as all category of staff have been paid their entitlements up to the end of June this year.
Niger State Commissioner for Education, Hajiya Fatima Madugu

10,000 Teachers to benefit from Niger government’s motorcycle loan

About 10,000 public school teachers in Niger State are to benefit from the N2.1 billion motorcycle loan aimed at enhancing their mobility and help them to get to hard-to-reach parts of the state.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government to spend N2 billion on motorcycles for teachers

The Niger state government on Friday said it would spend over N2 billion on procurement of motorcycles for 10,000 primary and junior secondary school teachers, to facilitate their movement to hard-to-reach areas in the state.

Niger government to build mining city

The Niger state government, Tuesday, declared its intentions to establish a mining city within the state making it the first of its kind in Nigeria.

Niger government lauds IFAD-VCDP for introducing farmers’ forum

The Niger State Government on Tuesday commended the Value Chain Development Programme of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD-VCDP) for initiating the Commodity Alliance Forum (CAF) for farmers in the state.

Federal government urged to implement Governor el-Rufai committee report on restructuring

The federal government has been told to immediately commence the implementation of the Governor Nasir el-Rufai committee on the restructuring of the country.

Niger earmarks N25 million to fight cholera outbreak

Following the outbreak of cholera in Niger State, the state government has earmarked about N25 million to fight the disease that has so far claimed 20 lives and 30 others in critical condition in various hospitals across the state.

Niger begs federal government for intervention in flood disasters, resettlement

Niger State government has pleaded with the Federal Government for immediate assistance to tackle the flood ravaging the state, especially in the resettlement of communities already affected by the perennial flood.

Niger government revokes licenses of liquor dealers, destroys N28 million worth of alcohol

Worried by the indiscriminate sales of alcohol in the state, Niger state government has revoked the licenses issued to liquor dealers throughout the state.

Niger government plans monthly sanitation exercise

Niger State government has said it would begin monthly environmental sanitation exercise across the state to not only to ensure healthy environments but also part of measures to protect citizens against water and air borne diseases.

Minna jailbreak: 30 inmates recaptured, 180 still missing

Following combined efforts of Nigerian Prison Service and other security agencies in Niger State, 30 inmates who escaped from Minna Medium Security Prison on Sunday night have been recaptured.

Official: Niger hasn’t found oil in Bida Basin

The Niger State government has said that it has not found oil in the Bida Basin, thereby correcting its own statement made a fortnight ago.

Niger government empowers 1,000 youths with N1.5 billion

The state Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Honourable Haruna Nuhu Dukku, disclosed this on Friday in Minna, the state capital shortly after the weekly state executive council meeting.

Niger government to spend N50 billion on water works reticulation

Niger State Government said on Wednesday that it would spend over N50 billion on the reticulation of Minna, Suleja, Bida and Kontagora water works.

2019: We didn’t deny Kingsley Moghalu support group use of facility – Niger government

Niger State government has denied stopping members of the Kingsley Moghalu Support Organisation (KMSO) from making use of the state government-owned Abdulsalami Abubarkar Youth Centre, Minna, after booking the facility for use last Saturday to promote their candidate ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Niger government approves N145 million to determine quantity of crude oil deposit

The Niger Government on Thursday said that it had approved N145 million for a consultation into determining the quantity of hydro-carbon (crude oil) deposit in the state.

Niger government donates N26 million worth relief materials to victims of military/Gbagyi clash

The Niger State Government has donated cash and relief materials worth N26 million to victims of the Military/Gbagyi clash that occurred in August 2015 in the state.

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