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Minister: Federal government committed to Zungeru power project

The federal government has expressed its commitment to the speedy execution of the Zungeru hydro Power Plant project due to its economic benefits. To this end the government said it will continue to ensure the release of its counterpart funds.

Police rescue 3 from kidnappers in Niger

The Police in Niger State over the weekend rescued three cattle rearers from unknown kidnappers in Zungeru, Wushishi Local Government Area of the state after a gun duel.

Niger polytechnic rector tasks lecturers, students on developments

The Rector of the Niger State Polytechnic, Zungeru, Dr. Ahmed Umar Egbako, has called on council members, staff, lecturers and students to belt up and make the year 2019 a fulfilling year with positive developments.

Babatunde Fashola: We’ve delivered on roads, power, housing

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has declared that his ministry has delivered visible and qualitative achievements to Nigerians since his appointment in November 2015.
President Buhari receives in audience President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in State House on 19th Oct 2018 2

Abubakar Sani-Bello, others beg Muhammadu Buhari to fix federal roads in Niger

The delegation, which cuts across the political divide of the state, also included former Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, former military governors, present and serving ministers and top government officials.

Federal government to add 1,150mw to national grid in two years

Nigeria’s total power generation stock is expected to rise by 1,150 megawatts (MW) between 2019 and 2020, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed.
Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the problems of electricity are slowly being solved as no one can do it by magic.

Babatunde Fashola: We’ve performed better in electricity than PDP did in 16 years

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said the present administration has done better in power generation, transmission and distribution than the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did in 16 years of its administration.

NAF organises free medical outreach for 1,000 IDPs, communities in Niger

The Nigerian Air Force says it is offering free medical services to more than 1,000 persons displaced by flood in Niger State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to with immediate effect provide building materials to the new resettlement site for communities affected by flood in Niger State in order to ease their hardship

Yemi Osinbajo directs building of resettlement sites for flood victims

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to with immediate effect provide building materials to the new resettlement site for communities affected by flood in Niger State in order to ease their hardship.

Niger polytechnic says TETFund spent over N3bn on projects in 4 years

Niger State Polytechnic says that Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has spent over N3 billion in the execution of various projects at the Niger State Polytechnic Zungeru within four years.

Federal government urged to fulfill promise of petroleum deductions for road maintenance

Niger State Roads Maintenance Agency (NIGROMA) has called on the Federal Government to fulfill its promise on five per cent petroleum deductions for maintenance and rehabilitation of state roads.

Ministry: Zungeru hydro power plant 45 percent complete

The federal government yesterday said the Zungeru Hydro Power Plant currently under construction by the Chinese company EEC/SinoHydro was 45 per cent complete.

Kaduna melting point of Nigerian politics – President Buhari

President Muhammad Buhari has said Kaduna is the melting point of Nigeria’s politics saying it had played and is still playing a significant role in the region as well as Nigeria.

Zungeru hydropower project to be completed in 2019 – Governor Sani Bello

Niger state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has expressed optimism that the 700 Megawatts Zungeru Hydro- electricity Generation Project will be completed for commissioning on the scheduled December 2019 date.

Igbo rejected Nnamdi Azikiwe as president – Paul Unongo

Chairman of Northern Elders Forum, NEF, Chief Paul Unongo, yesterday, paid glowing tribute to one of Nigeria’s founding fathers and first president, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, describing him as Nigeria personified.

Niger govt embarks on construction of two block of hostels for N200m

The Niger State Government has embarked on the construction of two blocks of hostels at Zungeru Polytechnic at the cost of N200 million.

IPB crisis: Sani-Bello warns against reprisal attacks

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has issued out a stern warning to anybody or group of miscreants and troublemakers against any attempt to breach the relative peace and tranquility in the state, insisting that Niger state is for all Nigerians.

On Lagos and accelerating development across Nigeria

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