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Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Govenror Sani-Bello pardons 46 inmates in Niger

Niger State Governor Abubakar Bello has granted an unconditional pardon to 46 inmates in various Correctional Centres in the state.

Bandits kill 6, displace 600, rustle over 500 cattle in Niger

Armed bandits have again raided two local government areas of Niger State, killing no fewer than six people.
Umar Nasko

Umar Nasko: I cannot be intimidated

The Peoples Democratic Party Governorship (PDP) candidate for next year’s election, Alhaji Mohammed Umar Nasko, has said he cannot be intimidated by the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration as he is determined to liberate the people of Niger State from the hardship inflicted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) government in the past three years.

ADC inaugurates governorship campaign committee in Niger

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Niger State Monday inaugurated a 50-man governorship campaign committee where the party promised to focus its attention on the reform of the entire education sector in the state.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Abubakar Sani-Bello signs 2019 appropriation bill

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, on Wednesday signed into law the 2019 appropriation bill at the Government House, Minna, the state capital.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government to spend N2 billion on motorcycles for teachers

The Niger state government on Friday said it would spend over N2 billion on procurement of motorcycles for 10,000 primary and junior secondary school teachers, to facilitate their movement to hard-to-reach areas in the state.

Maikanti Baru: No crude oil found in Bida Basin yet

The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has put to rest the false claims making the rounds across the country that commercial quantities of crude oil have been discovered in the Bida Basins, pointing out that the claim is not only alarming but untrue.

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.

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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen attack police station, kill cop in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen on Sunday attacked a police station in the Ini Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and shot dead a mobile police officer.

Eight killed in Gombe land tussle – council chief

The Chairman of Shongom Local Government Area in Gombe State, Yohanna Nahari, has said eight persons were killed in a land tussle in the area.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor: Education the best way to fight insecurity

Speaking at the Grand finale of schools quiz competition organized by a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Ray Nkemdirim Foundation in Umuahia, Ikpeazu said education play a pivotal role in shaping the youths positively for the future.
Hamza Al-Mustapha, ex-chief security officer to Sani Abacha, former head of state, says Nigeria doesn’t have any excuse for inadequate power supply.

Hamza Al-Mustapha: Nigeria has no excuse for inadequate power supply

Hamza Al-Mustapha, ex-chief security officer to Sani Abacha, former head of state, says Nigeria doesn’t have any excuse for inadequate power supply.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend a session during the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain, June 11, 2021. REUTERS-Kevin Lamarque-Pool-File Photo

Canada’s premier says he discussed border with Joe Biden, but no deal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday he has spoken with U.S. President Joe Biden about how to lift pandemic-related border restrictions between the two countries but made clear no breakthrough has been achieved.

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Nigerian government lauds JUSUN, PASAN, ASUP for suspending strikes

The Federal Government has commended the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) and Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) for calling off their nationwide industrial actions.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

President Buhari: Insurgency fuelled by poverty, unemployment

The Boko Haram insurgency in North-eastern part of the nation is largely fuelled by youth unemployment and poverty, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
Aramide Adeoye, Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, said the road, which links 40 Ikorodu communities, was completed one month ahead of schedule.

Lagos governor inaugurates road linking 40 Ikorodu communities

The Lagos State government on Wednesday inaugurated the 6.05-kilometre Ijede dual carriageway, phase one, (Itamaga-Ewu-Elepe project) in Ikorodu Local Government Area of the state.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has commenced the next step for the N-Power Batch C Stream One applicants.

N-Power begins verification for Batch C applicants

A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Minister, Nneka Anibeze, through the Permanent Secretary, Bashir Alkali, said the ministry had commenced the next stage of enrolment with the verification of email addresses by applicants.
1. The weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting is holding at the State House, Abuja with President Muhammadu Buhari presiding.

President Buhari receives Made-in-Nigeria phone, as FEC meets

At the commencement of the meeting, the President was presented with locally manufactured phone by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo.