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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.
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 list of 17 commissioner-nominees

Nine former commissioners are being returned as Commissioners to the Niger state Executive Council in the commissioners’ list submitted for screening and confirmation to the Niger State House of Assembly.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Military authorities hand over randy soldier to police for prosecution

Military authorities, yesterday, handed over the soldiers who allegedly raped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, to the Ondo State Police Command for prosecution.

Soldier dismissed, handed over to police over rape of university student

The military has dismissed and handed over a soldier, Lance Corporal Sunday Adelola, who allegedly raped a 300-level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State to the police.

Death toll in Ondo communal clash rises, residents flee

Residents of Ago Alaye town in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, where a clash broke out over land on Tuesday, have deserted the town as death toll rose to four on Thursday.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: How drones helped us raid 18 kidnappers’ camps

The 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Akure says it has raided no fewer than 18 camps of suspected kidnappers in the last one month with the help of its newly acquired drones.

Soldiers nab kidnappers, rescue hostages in Ondo

The 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure, says its troops deployed in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State have apprehended five kidnappers said to have been terrorising people of the area.

NDE trains 1,300 women, unemployed youths in Kogi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in collaboration with the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Women Leader, Salamatu Umar-Eluma, gave empowerment opportunity to 1,300 unemployed youths at Anyigba in the Eastern Senatorial District of Kogi State.
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South Korea pledges support for Niger’s transportation sector

The Niger State government’s drive to improve its transportation sector and boost its industrialisation has received a boost following the pledge by South Korea to support development in the sector.

Niger government obtains N675 million loan to fund constituencies projects

The Niger State Government has obtained N675 million loan from a commercial bank to fund the state’s House of Assembly community social service projects across the 27 constituencies in the 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.

Governor Sani Bello names 18 commissioner nominees

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has submitted the names of 18 commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.

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Academic wins Tunisia presidential poll by a landslide

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Super Eagles showed they can face world’s best with Brazil draw – football enthusiasts

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Usman Barau declines Enyimba transfer offer to stay with Katsina United

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