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25 Oct
A 45- year- old tricycle operator, Tunde Akindele, has been arrested for allegedly raping seven teenage girls at Kpakungun area Minna, in Chanchaga Local Government Area of Niger State.
25 Oct
Farmers, researchers and industrialists have lamented abysmal low wheat production in the country, saying over 95 per cent dependence on imported wheat from the United States of America
22 Oct
Stakeholders from the North Central geopolitical zone has called for a review of the current revenue sharing formula in the country, stating that it was no longer realistic to maintain the model.
13 Oct
Suspected jihadists killed 10 villagers in an attack on a mosque earlier this week in western Niger's Tillaberi region, local sources said on Wednesday. The attack on Monday occurred in the village of Abankor in the "Tri-Border" region where Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso meet. "The attackers arrived on motorbikes during evening prayers and the…
28 Sep
Senate has urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on critical federal roads in Niger state that linked economic corridors in the North and Southern parts of the country.
28 Sep
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has ordered the contractor handling the Lambata–Lapai–Bida road in Niger State to immediately embark on remedial works on its defective
25 Sep
No fewer than 250 truck drivers have blocked the 60-kilometre Yola/Numan road in protest against alleged police brutality along the highway.
16 Sep
About 150 persons have lost their lives as a result of cholera outbreak across the 25 local councils of Niger State.
10 Sep
The Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), Dr. Salihu Lukman, has criticised Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, for calling on the authorities to grant amnesty to bandits
3 Sep
An epidemic of cholera that has struck six regions in southern Niger has claimed 104 lives, the health ministry said on Friday.
18 Aug
Niger on Wednesday declared 48 hours of national mourning after 37 people were killed in a fresh massacre by suspected jihadists.
17 Aug
Armed men killed 37 civilians in a flashpoint region of western Niger where hundreds have died in jihadist attacks this year, local sources said Tuesday.

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