Monday, 8th August 2022
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Niger State

28 Jul
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.…
24 Jul
One person has drowned and another injured in a boat mishap at Nansa village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger.
4 Jul
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.
1 Jul
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…
1 Jul
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…
30 Jun
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…
30 Jun
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…
22 Jun
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…
27 May
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.
4 Apr
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…
3 Apr
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.
29 Mar
Gunmen have killed at least three persons in Kabo village, Gurara Local council of Niger State.


9 mins ago
Six migrants were found dead at sea and others were missing after their boat sank Monday off the coast of Algeria, local television reported, adding six survivors were rescued.
9 mins ago
Nigerian artiste, Kizz Daniel (real name:Oluwatobilola Daniel Anidugbe) has been arrested by the Tanzania police for a breach of contract. The Buga singer who was billed to perform at his own concert tagged “Afro Classic World Tour” simply did not show up. Early today, videos of the concert goers destroying properties in the concert surfaced…
14 mins ago
Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday condemned a viral video on social media showing members of the Pyrates Confraternity mocking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu during a procession. Soyinka in a statement said he was appalled at the lyrics of the song. In the video, the Pyrates’ members…
17 mins ago
A Sri Lankan court on Monday released on bail top leftist trade union leader Joseph Stalin, whose arrest had sparked international condemnation and widespread protests.
21 mins ago
The Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says flood has killed three persons and displaced 495 families in Ajingi Local Government Area of the state. The Executive Secretary, Kano SEMA, Dr Saleh Jili, disclosure this on Monday in Ajingi while distributing relief materials to the victims, including the families of the three deceased ones. Jili…