I’m not governor for APC alone, Sani Bello declares
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has admonished members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop considering him as governor for APC alone rather than governor of the entire state.
NEMA launches operation Eagle Eye in Niger
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Niger has launched operation Eagle Eye to sensitise road users on the need to embrace safety measures during the Yuletide. Mrs Lydia Wagami, Head of Operations, NEMA, Minna Operations Office, said during the inauguration of the exercise in Minna on Thursday, that it would ensure safety of lives…
Five die in Christmas road tragedy
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Niger said on Wednesday that five people were killed in an accident along Bida- Kutigi road of Bida Local Government Area. NAN reports that similar accident occurred on Tuesday at Bonu village along Lambata-Minna road resulting to loss of 5 lives and injuring of several others. FRSC Sector…
DPR uncovers supply of petrol to illegal outlets in Niger
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Niger State has disclosed that it uncovered how some licensed marketers have been supplying petroleum products to illegal outlets and then divert them.
Gunmen kill 13, abduct 2 village heads in Niger State
Unknown gunmen on Monday night attacked Kukoki community in Kagara Local Government Area of Niger State, reports said. An eyewitness said the brutal attack on members of the community claimed the lives of 13 people, and several other persons sustaining injuries. It was gathered that there has been pandemonium at Kagara town, the Kukoki villagers…
Lawmaker tasks youths on replacing political
The lawmaker representing Bida/Gbako/Katcha Federal Constituency of Niger State, Saidu Musa Abdul, has urged Nigerian youths to mobilise before 2023 in the hope that new and potentially endowed crop of leaders can emerge to “radically transform” the country.
Police arrest father for torturing son to death
The Police in Niger have arrested a 40-year-old man, Samaila Shuaibu for allegedly torturing his six year-old son, Habibu to death.
Remembering quintessential Lateef Adegbite
In a world that has consistently favoured the Marxist notion of religion as an opiate of the masses with most individuals scrambling for the use of religion as a ladder to “breakthrough”, Dr. Lateef Oladimeji Adegbite, who transited seven years ago, stands out unblemished having committed significant portion of his resources to services to Islam…
Max Air blames Minna incident on landing instrument, NAHCON cautions against misinformation
A local airline, Max Air, has blamed last Saturday’s near mishap on alleged malfunctioning of the Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Minna International Airport in Niger State.
Niger youths vow to protest against FG’s ill treatment
Youths of Niger State have vowed to stage a protest against what they described as injustice in Abuja over the way and manner in which the Federal Government is handling federal roads in the state.