Monday, 18th October 2021
Breaking News:

Niger State

12 Oct
The worsening security situation in Shiroro and Mariga Local Government Areas in Niger State, has made communities to abandon their homes for fear of being killed or kidnapped by bandits who have dominated the entire area.
2 Oct
Gunmen kidnapped Dr Ibrahim Garba, Permanent Secretary, Niger Ministry of Transport, and his son on Friday, Commissioner of Police
21 Sep
A combined team of military and mobile police forces has reportedly neutralised 42 terrorists at Alawa community in Shiroro axis of Niger State...
11 Sep
The Niger State Police Command says it has rescued the kidnapped traditional ruler of Wawa in Borgu Local Government of Niger.
7 Sep
The Niger State Internal Revenue Service has closed down the premises of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), eight banks and three other organisations.
3 Sep
A grade two teacher, Alhaji Usman Galadima, who allegedly defied 14 pupils of Central Primary School, Karabonde in Niger State has been suspended by the state’s Universal Basic Education Board (NSUBEB).
28 Aug
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, yesterday, received 91 freed pupils of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina, who were kidnapped on 30th May 2021 at the school premises.
28 Aug
The lawmaker representing Niger East Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Sani Musa, has declared his intention to vie for the national chairmanship position of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
24 Aug
Six of the 136 students kidnapped from an Islamic school in the north-central Nigerian state of Niger have died of illness while in captivity. The principal of their school Abubakar Garba Alhasan made the disclosure on Tuesday. Alhassan told Reuters that the kidnappers had called to say the children died from sickness and to urge…
16 Aug
Parents of the abducted Tegina Islamiyya children in Niger State have expressed anger over last week’s claim that the Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Idris...
14 Aug
The Police Command in Niger State, on Saturday, confirmed that it had rescued the abducted APC Zone C Chairman, Aminu Bobi, from his abductors.
9 Aug
The commissioner for information and strategy in Niger State Mohammed Idris has been kidnapped by gunmen. Idris was said to have been kidnapped by the gunmen "at about one o'clock in the early hours of [Monday] from his home at Baban Tunga village in Tafa local government of the State," Mary Noel-Berje, the chief press…


1 hour ago
Insurgency in Nigeria started precisely in the Northeast and it has already taken over the whole nation as at today with the ongoing attacks on military facilities
3 hours ago
Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked a village market in northwest Nigeria's Sokoto state, killing 43 people, the state government said Monday. Heavily armed gangs known locally as bandits have terrorised northwest and central Nigeria for years, raiding and looting villages, but attacks have become even more violent in recent months. "Forty-three people have…
3 hours ago
The Japanese government has earmarked 260,000 dollars in its bid towards combating piracy and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG).
4 hours ago
Belgian officials announced Monday they had broken up a cocaine smuggling gang, arresting 27 people in a series of raids during which they seized drugs, guns and luxury goods -- including horses.
4 hours ago
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday his controversial plans to hold a World Cup every two years will help spread the fund's football generates away from a handful of super clubs.