Niger government mulls stadium completion before 2023
Niger government will complete the abandoned N2.4 billion Minna new stadium project at Maikunkele before the expiration of the administration’s tenure in 2023.
Bello orders dismantling of check points, as tanker drivers block road
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger, on Thursday ordered immediate dismantling of all security check points in the state, following four hours blockade of Minna-Suleja highway by protesting tanker drivers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tanker drivers blocked the highway in protest over alleged high handedness of security personnel at the check…
Atiku will defeat President in free, fair elections, says Niger ex-gov Aliyu
Former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, has said that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will defeat President Muhammadu Buhari next year in a credible, free and fair election. Besides, he urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to discharge their duties fairly in the interest of the nation in…
Absence of EFCC counsel stalls trial of ex-governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger
The absence of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) counsel on Monday, stalled the trial of former Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger.
Ex-governor Aliu, Nasko, seek transfer of case to Minna
A Federal High Court in Abuja has reserved October 5, for hearing on the application of former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu and his former Chief of Staff, Umar Nasko, challenging the jurisdiction of their case.
EFCC arraigns Babangida for alleged money laundering
Both Aliyu and Nasko were alleged to have diverted the money into the account of a private company – D-Sabrin International Limited through the Niger State Commissioner for Environment.
Court grants Babangida Aliyu N150m bail
A Minna High Court on Wednesday granted bail in the sum of N150 million to former Gov. Babangida Aliyu of Niger, charged with N4.568 billion misappropriation.
PDP demands release of Lamido, Suswam, others in custody
PDP made the call in a statement issued by Mr Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary of the Committee on Monday in Abuja.