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Niger Speaker: Why we rejected N21.5 billon Sukuk bond

Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ahmed Marafa Guni, has explained why the house, on Tuesday, rejected the request by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, to access N21.5 billon Sukuk bond for infrastructure development.

Niger Speaker: Why local government autonomy bill didn’t scale through

Facts have emerged as to why the local government autonomy amendment bill did not scale through at the state houses of assembly and the National assembly.

Niger Speaker: APC govt deserves a pass mark

The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ahmed Marafa, says the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government at the Federal and State levels has done fairly well in three years to warrant another term in 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.

Niger government owes N57.9 billion

The Niger State Government debt profile stands at about N57.9 billion in foreign and local debts.

Governor Sani Bello seeks approval for N21.5 billion Sukuk Bond

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State, has sought a resolution of the State House of Assembly in support of N21.5bn Sukuk Bond Issuance in multiple and consecutive tranches.

Governor Sani Bello: Late passage of 2018 budget will affect road construction

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has expressed fears that the late passage of the 2018 budget by the House of Assembly could affect the road construction components of the fiscal law.

Niger Assembly passes N134.28 billion 2018 budget

The Niger State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the 2018 appropriation bill of N134.286 billion.

Niger Assembly passes 2017 supplementary appropriation bill of N21.75 billion

The Niger State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the 2017 supplementary appropriation bill of N21.754 billion.

2019: APC is ‘recycling’ defectors – PDP

The Niger State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of “recycling defectors to deceive members of the public”.

Councillors in Niger reject dissolution of local councils

The Niger chapter of the Forum of Councillors on Wednesday rejected the resolution of the House of Assembly directing Governor Abubakar Bello to dissolve the 25 Local Government Councils.

Niger assembly passes motion for councils dissolution

The Niger House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a motion dissolving the 25 Local Government Councils in the state for alleged poor performance and misappropriation of funds.

Five policemen allegedly shoot villager over N50 bribe

Niger State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of five policemen in connection with the alleged shooting of a villager, Ezekiel Aliyu, in the Munya Local Government Area of the state .

Court stops Niger govt from reducing tenure of local govt councils

A Niger State High Court sitting in New Bussa on Tuesday stopped the Niger Government and the House of Assembly from reducing the tenure of Local Government Councils from three years to two.

Police nab killer, blood drinking kidnappers

At least 16 suspected “vicious’’ kidnappers, including their gang leader, who kill and drink blood of victims, have been arrested in Niger state.

Niger Assembly confirms 14 commissioners, rejects 1 nominee

The Niger House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed 14 nominees for commissioners after a week long screening.

Niger Assembly screens commissioner nominees

Protests and petition almost stopped the commencement of the screening of commissioner nominees by the Niger State of Assembly on Tuesday.

Governor Sani Bello to present 2018 budget on Thursday

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, will on Thursday present the 2018 budget estimate to the state House of Assembly.

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