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15 Aug
The Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Zone C, Mariga Local Council, Niger State, Alhaji Aminu Musa Bobi, who was kidnapped on August 7, 2021, has been rescued
15 Aug
Port General Manager of the Kaduna Inland Dry Port (KIDP), Rotimi Raimi-Hassan, in this interview with EDU ABADE, explained ways to maximise the benefits of the country’s premiere dry port in Kaduna
12 Aug
Heavy rains that have lashed the West African state of Niger since June have claimed 55 lives and left 53,000 people homeless, authorities said on Thursday.
9 Aug
Niger health minister on Monday said cholera outbreak in southern Niger has killed 12 people and infected 201 others across three regions with heavy rains helping to further spread the disease.
5 Jul
The Niger State Commissioner for Works, Alhaji Mamman Musa on Monday said electricity projects were vital to the economic development of the benefiting communities in the State.
30 Jun
Niger State Government has directed all political appointees in its payroll to declare their assets on or before July 16, 2021 to avoid sanction.
26 Jun
Niger and Burkina Faso's armies on Saturday hailed the results of joint operations against jihadist forces, saying they had killed more than 100 "terrorists" so far this month.
23 Jun
Niger's army has foiled an attack by Boko Haram jihadists in the volatile Lake Chad region, killing three attackers and seizing weapons, a multinational military force said Wednesday.
23 Jun
Fifteen Nigerian hostages have escaped from their abductors as they slept, weeks after they were among more than 130 pupils and teachers snatched by gunmen from an Islamic seminary, the school's headteacher told AFP Tuesday.
22 Jun
Doctors Without Borders warned Monday of a major food crisis among children in the Maradi region of Niger, and in northwest Nigeria, just over the border. "A major nutritional and food crisis seems to be developing, so the priority today is to prepare as best we can," said a statement from Issiaka Abdou, the agency's…
4 Jun
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has launched a a joint security task force for the enforcement of ban on commercial motorcycles in Minna metropolis.
27 May
More than 150 people were feared drowned in northwest Nigeria on Wednesday after an overloaded boat ferrying passengers to a market sank in the Niger River, local officials said.

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