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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 assures corps members of adequate security, welfare

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has assured the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) of adequate security and welfare for members in their places of primary assignments.

NYSC: No deployment of corps member to crisis prone areas in Niger

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Coordinator in Niger state, Mrs. Funmilayo Ajayi, has said that no Corps Member would be posted to Shiroro local government area and other areas that are prone to violence and attacks in the state.
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NCC cautions subscribers against use of counterfeit handsets

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again cautioned telecom consumers to desist from the patronage and usage of counterfeit handsets and other substandard mobile devices in the country.

Proliferation of substandard mobile phones worries NCC

Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has reiterated its call on telecom consumers to eschew patronage and usage of counterfeit handsets and other substandard mobile devices in the country.
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Niger election: Voter apathy, vote buying characterise polls

Voter apathy and open vote buying were the hallmark of the governorship and House of Assembly election in Niger State.

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.

Suspect: Kidnapping is a deadly game of chance

The Niger State Police Command has apprehended a member of a three-man gang of kidnappers operating in Kwakuti in the Paikoro Local Government Area of the state.

Torrential downpour cuts off Minna-Bida Road as bridge collapses

Following a heavy rainfall for four days, flood has cut off the road linking Minna with Bida in Niger state.

Police arrest cattle rustlers, recover 32 cows, 26 sheep in Niger

Two suspected cattle rustlers terrorising Eregi Fulani Camp in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger state, have been arrested by the state Police Command.

Police stop PDP rally in Niger

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rally slated for Saturday in Paiko, Niger State, has been postponed indefinitely.

FCT gets 10 additional voters’ registration centres – INEC official

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has added 10 more Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) centres to Abuja making it 32, an official has said.

Governor Sani Bello assures corps members of safety

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has pledged to provide adequate security and ensure the welfare of corps members posted to the various Local Government Areas in the state.

Court remands three for alleged stealing motorcycle

A magistrates’ court in Minna on Thursday ordered the remand in prison of three men: Abdullahi Umar, Ibrahim Isah and Saidu Lawal for alleged armed robbery.

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Police and demonstrators clash in Hong Kong, Aug. 24, 2019. The city's pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of smart lampposts that raised fears of stepped-up surveillance.

China frees consulate staff, protesters target ‘smart lampposts’

Chinese police said Saturday they released an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong as the city’s pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of “smart lampposts” that raised fears of stepped-up surveillance.
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The leaders of the G7 club of rich countries meet in southern France on Saturday, with the burning Amazon, diving stock markets and their own stark divisions giving little grounds for optimism.

NAF special forces destroy Boko Haram base, kill scores in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says that its fighter jets have destroyed more Boko Haram terrorist strongholds and killed scores of their fighters at Bula Korege on the fringes of Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met, behind closed doors, with the Northern Traditional rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met, behind closed doors, with the Northern Traditional rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.