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Niger APC senatorial aspirant head to court over substitution with incumbent

Alhaji Sani Musa (313), who is believed to have won the the Niger East senatorial district primary election has headed to the court to challenge his substitution with incumbent Senator David Umaru.

Niger: Abubakar Sani-Bello, three APC candidates oppose substitution of National Assembly list

The confusion over the list of the National Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State has not abated going by the statements from the Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, and the three senatorial candidates.

David Umaru, Sabi Abdullahi lose APC senatorial primaries in Niger

Two of the serving Senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state, Barrister David Umaru and Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi have lost in the senatorial primaries held across the state on Tuesday.

Niger govt releases N6.4 billion from Paris Club refund for local govt workers’ salaries

The Niger State Government announced on Thursday that about N6.4 billion was released to the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs from the Paris Club refund it collected from federal government.

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 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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AfDB approves US$40 million for Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved its third equity investment of US$40 million in Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund (AIIF), a closed-ended pan-African infrastructure fund managed by South Africa-based Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM).
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CAN: APC becoming a safe haven for corrupt politicians

The Christian Association of Nigeria says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is becoming a safe haven for corrupt politicians.

Pro-Buhari group says it’s vindicated over N6.5 billion Akwa Ibom funds

Re-elect Buhari Movement (RBM), a President Muhammadu Buhari support group has stated that the discovery of the alleged withdrawal of N6.5 billion in cash from Akwa Ibom State coffers by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is a vindication of its stance on the state.