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Governor Sani-Bello: Kayode Fayemi’s victory impressive but hard-earned

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has described as “very impressive but a hard earned victory” for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi, in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State.

APC: Rigging no longer possible in Nigeria

As the nation prepares for the 2019 general election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State has said that rigging of election is no longer possible because Nigerians are now wiser and more politically conscious.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Governor Sani-Bello flags-off 403 kilometre rural roads

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, on Monday announced a new lease of life for rural dwellers in state, as he reassured them of his commitment to infrastructural development of the rural communities of the state.

Vice President Osinbajo: 7,200 children treated for lead poisoning

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said following the outbreak of lead poisoning which occurred in Zamfara State in 2010, with about 500 casualties, mainly children and another episode in Niger State, in April 2015, with 30 fatalities, about 7,200 children have so far been treated for remediation of lead poisoning.

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.

2019: Governor Sani-Bello declares for second term

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has formally declared his intention to seek for second term in office.

Governor Sani-Bello: I am committed to rebranding Niger

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has said that his resolve to rebrand the state in line with the manifesto of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) informed his actions in the last three years.

Governor Sani-Bello: I will seek re-election

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has confirmed that he will seek for second term in office.

Governor Sani-Bello: Why Nigerians should vote President Buhari again

The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, on Monday, enumerated reasons Nigerians should cast their votes for President Muhammadu Buhari come 2019.

APC congress: Protest in Niger over consensus candidates

Protests on Saturday trailed the affirmation method adopted for the emergence of executives of the All Progressives Congress State in Niger State.

Governor Sani Bello restates commitment to completing ultra-modern stadium

The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, on Sunday in Minna reiterated his government’s determination to complete the N2.4 billion Niger Ultra-modern Stadium in Maikunkele near Minna.

Governor Sani Bello has lived in boys’ quarters since 2015 – media aide

Chief Press Secretary to Niger State Governor, Jibrin Ndace, has disclosed that Governor Sani Bello has been living in a boys quarters apartment for the past three years due to the dilapidated state of the official quarters he inherited.

Governor Sani Bello: Ghost workers still exist in Niger Civil Service

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, on Tuesday declared that “ghost workers still exist in the civil service” despite the series of staff verifications carried out by the administration.

Senator Umaru lambasts Governor Sani-Bello over N21.5 billion Sukuk loan

The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Barrister David Umaru, has lambasted the Niger state Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello over the N21.5 billion SUKUK loan facility applied for, saying it will plunge the state into bankruptcy.

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.

NYSC: Why we decided to hold full ceremonial POP this year

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) on Thyrsday disclosed it decided to hold the full ceremonial POP was held this year because the security of the country have greatly improved

Governor Sani Bello hails President Buhari’s 2019 declaration

Niger state governor, Abubakar Bello on Monday said the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in 2019 has rekindled the hope of Nigerians.

Ex-Governor Aliyu: I never looted the treasury

Former Niger State Governor, Babangida Aliyu, has said that he did not loot the state treasury during his eight year tenure in the state and threatened to challenge the allegation in court.

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Osun guber: 12 APC guber aspirants reject direct primaries

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