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“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Niger: Bandits kill two, kidnap assemblyman’s mother

The mother of the one of longest serving members of the Niger State house of Assembly, Alhaji Bello Ahmed Agwara, has been kidnapped.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Bandits attack eight communities in Niger

Not less than eight communities in Fuka district of Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State have been completely deserted following the raid on the villages by bandits Saturday night.

Niger Assembly to investigate non-release of NECO results of 30,000 students

The Niger House of Assembly has mandated the House Committee on Education and Legislative Compliance to investigate the non-release of 2019/2020 National Examinations Council (NECO) results of more than 30,000 students in the state.
Speaker, Niger State House Of Assembly, Barrister Abdullahi Bawa Wuse

Minimum wage: National Assembly has taken wrong step – Niger speaker

The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Bawa Wuse, has observed that the National Assembly has taken a wrong step in its plan to amend the Constitution especially as it affects the national minimum wage.
Speaker, Niger State House Of Assembly, Barrister Abdullahi Bawa Wuse

Niger assembly to legislate stiffer punishment for informants to bandits – speaker

The Niger state House of Assembly says it would amend the law relating to kidnapping, to provide for stiffer punishment to people who serve as informants to bandits in the state.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

Nigerian government distributes N80 million grant to 4,000 rural women in Niger

No fewer than 4,000 rural women in Niger have received N80 million in total under the Federal Government Special Cash Grant Project for rural women, a statement from the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has said.
The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse, has decried the inefficiency and unproductively of the local government system in the state.

Niger Assembly saves council chairman from impeachment

The intervention by the Niger State house of Assembly on Tuesday saved the Chairman of Shiroro Local Government Area, Mallam Suleman Chukuba, from possible impeachment.

Niger assembly impeaches majority leader

The Niger State House of Assembly, on Thursday, impeached its Majority Leader, Mr Abba Mohammed, and his Deputy, Binta Mamman, for alleged negligence of duty.
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.

Niger Assembly to prosecute SUBEB boss, staff for extorting money from pupils

The Niger State House of Assembly is to prosecute the Chairman and some members of staff of the State Universal Basic Education Board (NSUBEB) for allegedly extorting money from final year primary school pupils.
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has inaugurated a 14-man judicial panel of inquiry, to investigate cases of police brutality and other related extrajudicial acts by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state.

Niger governor presents N151.2 billion budget to assembly

Niger State Governor Abubakar Bello on Thursday presented a budget of N151.2 billion for the 2021 fiscal year to the Niger State House of Assembly.
As part of the ongoing stabilisation efforts of the Federal and State Governments, following the #EndSARS protest across the country, the Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada met on Saturday with stakeholders in Minna, the Niger State Capital.

#EndSARS: Ambassador Dada meets Niger stakeholders

As part of the ongoing stabilisation efforts of the Federal and State Governments, following the #EndSARS protest across the country, the Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada met on Saturday with stakeholders in Minna, the Niger State Capital.

Niger lawmakers urge completion of Baro port project

Federal and state lawmakers, as well as local council chairmen, representing Niger South Senatorial District, have appealed to the Federal Government to complete every component of the Baro River Port project.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo Assembly saga: Conference of Speakers accuses Governor Obaseki of autocracy

Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria on Saturday, accused the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki of running an autocratic government in the state.

Niger lawmakers frown at excessive billing by Abuja Disco

The Niger state House of Assembly has frowned at excessive collection of monthly bills by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) in the state.
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.

Niger lawmakers demand detailed accounts of coronavirus donations

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.

Oba of Benin visits Etsu Nupe

Omo N’oba N’edo Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin and Chairman Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers, over the weekend paid a royal visit to his Niger State counterpart, the Etsu Nupe and chairman Niger State Council of Traditional rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar in the ancient city of Bida, Niger State.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Governor Sani Bello gets approval for N25 billion Sukuk bond

The Niger House State of Assembly yesterday granted Governor Abubakar Bello approval to access an N25 billion Sukuk bond.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger governor seeks approval of N25 billion Sukuk bond

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bello has written to the House of Assembly, requesting legislative approval to secure a N25billion Sukuk bond.

Minna-Bida Road: Niger government refutes former Governor Babangida Aliyu’s claim of seeking an IDB...

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has refuted claims made by the former Governor of the state Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu that while in office he sought for and got approval for a Loan of 181 million dollars from Islamic Development Bank for the Dualization of Minna-Bida Road.
The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse, has decried the inefficiency and unproductively of the local government system in the state.

People thought I was wasting my time – Niger Assemblywoman

Before seeking to contest election to represent Gurara constituency in the Niger House of Assembly elections in 2015, Hon. Binta Mamman, a graduate of business administration was a full-time housewife.
The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse, has decried the inefficiency and unproductively of the local government system in the state.

Niger Assembly receives three additional commissioner nominees

The Niger House of Assembly has received the names of three additional commissioner nominees from Gov. Abubakar Bello for screening and confirmation.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor forwards 17 commissioner-nominees to state assembly

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has forwarded 17 names, including that of nine former commissioners that served in his first four years to the Niger State House of Assembly for approvals.

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PDP: President Buhari incapable of securing Nigerians

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A 40-year-old Nigerian man, Tunde Fadayomi, has been stabbed to death in London, in the presence of his son.

Nigerian man stabbed to death in son’s presence in London

A 40-year-old Nigerian man, Tunde Fadayomi, has been stabbed to death in London, in the presence of his son.
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EFCC: Beware of fraudulent investment schemes

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Mob set ‘kidnapper’s property’ ablaze in Kwara

An angry mob, mostly youths, on Friday set ablaze property of a suspected kidnapper, simply identified as Ramoni, in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara.