Bello, Nnamani head Edo, Ondo APC reconciliation panels
Appeal Court strikes out Oshiomhole’s suit The Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CEONCPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the appointment of former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, and the governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello to chair the party’s reconciliation committees for Edo and Ondo states. In a statement yesterday, APC’s Deputy…
Niger, Zamfara, others foreclose amnesty for bandits
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has said the idea of granting amnesty to bandits and other criminal elements in the country cannot work.
Foundation empowers 100 youths, harps on hard work
Youths in Paiko, Niger State have been thrown a lifeline, as a non-governmental organisation, True Foundation trained them in various skill set and empowered them to start-up businesses
Why Bida needs federal medical varsity, by Niger lawmaker
The member representing Bida/Gbako/Katcha Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Saidu Abdullahi, has advanced reason for sponsoring a bill for establishment of Federal University of Medicine and Health Science, Bida.
Presidency orders air raids of bandits in Niger State
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) to deploy fighter aircraft for effective air attacks against bandits, kidnappers and cattle rustlers terrorising communities...
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…