Some soldiers were reportedly attacked when Boko Haram terrorists raided a military checkpoint around Zuma rock in Niger State, on Thursday night. The level of casualty is unknown at the time of filing this report. Police authorities have kept mum over the attack that sent panic to residents of Zuba and Madala outskirts of Abuja.…
One person has drowned and another injured in a boat mishap at Nansa village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger.
So far, 48 persons have been confirmed dead following Wednesday’s attack by bandits on a mining site at Ajata-Aboki community in Shiroro Local Council of Niger State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described Thursday’s attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State as a direct assault on Nigeria that will not go unpunished. In a statement by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, on Friday in Abuja, President Buhari paid tributes to the gallant men of the security forces who lost their…
The Nigerian Army has confirmed that its troops deployed in Shiroro area of Niger were ambushed while on a mission to deal with bandits’ attack on miners in the area. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Thursday said the a number of personnel paid the supreme price in the…
The Niger Government has confirmed an attack by bandits on a mining site at Ajata Aboki village, Shiroro Local Government Area of the state. The state Commissioner for Internal Security, Mr Emmanuel Umaru confirmed the incident in a statement in Minna on Thursday. Umaru said the bandits attacked the site at about 6.00 p.m on…
Gunmen have attacked a mine in central Nigeria, killing some security personnel and kidnapping four Chinese nationals and other workers, a state security official said on Thursday. Kidnapping for ransom has become a major problem in northwest and central Nigeria, where heavily-armed criminal gangs known as bandits target communities, schools and businesses for abductions. Chinese…
Telling this story could have been through the eyes of bullets-pierced skin, as I turn a year older today. Yet, the life-threatening memory of December 17, 2020 still lingers. On this day, my loved ones would have been celebrating my birthday posthumously, if the irate soldiers had hit the trigger. I had mapped my journey…
African Democratic Congress (ADC) presidential aspirant, Chukwuka Monye, was in Minna, Niger State, yesterday, to met former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, and thank him for his pro-youth leadership stance.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) Niger State Chapter has endorsed former commissioner for Local government, community development and chieftaincy affairs, Isah Liman Kantigi, as its choice for the 2023 governorship election. Kantigi's endorsement for the position was disclosed after a stakeholders meeting in the Niger south Senatorial district where the PDP had zoned the election…
The Emir of Agaie in Niger state, Alhaji Yusuf Nuhu, has rescued two girls from their parents who wanted to force them into early marriage.
Gunmen have killed at least three persons in Kabo village, Gurara Local council of Niger State.