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NDLEA seizes 1,459kg of cannabis in Niger

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger Command, said on Friday that it had arrested two suspects and seized 1,459kg of substance suspected to be cannabis sativa, in Kontagora and Rafi local government areas of the state.

100 year illegal Immigrant, 64 others repatriated to Niger Republic

A hundred old woman was among the 65 undocumented migrants repatriated to Niger Republic by the Niger state Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service.

RAMP earmarks N1 billion for rehabilitation of rural roads in Niger

The Niger second Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP II), has earmarked one billion naira for the rehabilitation of 104-kilometre feeder roads across the state.

Court remands two herdsmen for alleged culpable homicide

Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Friday ordered the remand of Yusuf Adamu and Ibrahim Abubakar for alleged culpable homicide.

Sharia court judge abducted in Niger

A Sharia court judge, Abubakar Jibrin, has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Jermiya village, Rafi local government area of Niger State.

Three killed as bandits attack petrol station in Niger

The Al-Amin Petroleum Filling Station in Pandogari town in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State was attacked by gunmen on Saturday.

11,000 pupils benefit from federal govt’s cash transfer in Niger

No fewer than 11,000 pupils from indigent families have benefited from the Federal Government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme in Niger State, an official said on Thursday.

Court remands two men for alleged homicide

A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded two men, Sani Audu and Ado Abdullahi, over alleged culpable homicide.

Court jails man for illegal possession of arms

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Friday sentenced a 53-year-old man, Musa Isah, to three months imprisonment for illegal possession of fire arms.

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