Monday, 26th February 2024

Niger State

26 Dec
The Niger State Government expects to warm at least N1 trillion annually yields from the agricultural sector of the state.
22 Dec
Renewed Hope Initiative Elderly Support Scheme of the wife of the President, Renewed Hope Initiative Elderly Support Scheme, has distributed N25 million cash to 250 vulnerable persons in Niger State.
19 Dec
Niger Governor, Mohammed Umaru Bago, has clarified his statement on the proposed dress code for civil servants in the state. Bago in a statement by his spokesperson, Bologi Ibrahim, said his directive on the dress code was quoted out of context and wrongly presented to the public. Ibrahim said the video which has gone viral…
14 Dec
The Minna High Court presided over by the Chief Judge of Niger State, Justice Halima Ibrahim Abdulmalik, has sentenced Stephen Jiya to death by hanging for setting his biological mother ablaze which resulted in her death. The Chief Judge while delivering a judgement in a case of culpable homicide against Stephen Jiya, found him guilty…
12 Dec
The Niger State Housing Corporation, Tis-Buk Reality, a private developer and Refuge Mortgage Bank (Funders) in collaboration with Niger State government has concluded plans to build a total of 10,000 housing estate units across the 25 local government areas of the state. The construction of the housing estate is in a key position to mitigate…
8 Dec
Governor Mohammed Bago of Niger State has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Blue Carbon for a carbon capture project to plant one billion new trees on 760,000 hectares in the state.
3 Dec
The management of Golden Sugar Company, Sunti Division, at the weekend reiterated its commitment to the development of its host community through a well-defined funding programme to avail residents of technical expertise and opportunities in line with global best practices. General Manager of the Golden Sugar Company, Mr. Anlo Du Pisani, made the promise during…
30 Nov
Governor Umaru Mohamed Bago of Niger State has signed an executive order aimed at achieving an effective implementation of the green economy policy. The Executive order which was cited as "the Niger State Green Economy Initiative Order (No.3), 2023 orders shall be driven by the State Blueprint that details the strategic pillars and outlines the…
26 Nov
A non-governmental organization, the Super Achiever Foundation in Niger State, has organized a capacity developmental day and award night to showcase entrepreneurs who has made impact to the growth and development of the society, in Minna at the weekend. National Coach of the foundation, Mr. Toluwalase Adebayo while speaking to The Guardian shortly after declaring…
23 Nov
Newgate University, Niger State, has administered its second oath of matriculation to 460 students, which included the first batch of Doctor of Physiotherapy. Vice-Chancellor of Newgate University, Prof. Sadiq Yusuf, disclosed this while addressing the new students at the university premises in Minna on Wednesday. Yusuf noted that the 460 students were admitted into 14…
19 Nov
A boat mishap in Shiroro Local Council of Niger State has led to the death of 10 people on the boat.
19 Nov
Governor Muhammad Umaru Bago of Niger state says he would put in place measures aimed at cultivating over 4.5 million hectares of land in the state within the next 10 years.


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