Niger seeks N15b to clear 10-years pension arrears
The Niger government needs N15.2 billion to settle entitlements of civil servants who retired from service eight to 10 years ago. Director General of the State Pension Board, Alhaji Usman Muhammad, made the disclosure while addressing reporters in Minna yesterday. He said: “The amount is high because some people were retired eight to 10 years…
Niger governor rules out defection from APC
Niger State Governor Sani Bello has faulted the rumour making the rounds that he would join some of his colleagues in defecting from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Niger governor, Sani Bello, sacks cabinet
Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has announced the dissolution of the state executive council.
Calls for calm as community tensions rise in Nigeria
State governors in Nigeria on Friday moved to calm fears after clashes between pro-Biafra supporters and the military risked taking on a wider ethnic dimension.
Niger orders suspension of work on Minna-Suleja road
Bello who gave the order while inspecting the project awarded by the state government, however, called on the Federal Ministry of Works to install weighing bridges in the country, if the life span of roads was to be sustained.
Governor Bello advocates independent judiciary in Nigeria
Gov. Sani Bello of Niger has said that the nation needs an independent judicial arm of government that is free from the executive arm to enable it discharge it functions diligently.
Recession: Niger government subsidises prices of grains
Niger Government has flagged off sales of N183 million worth of grains at 50 per cent subsidy, to reduce people’s hardship in the current economic recession.
Police arrest suspected kidnappers of NASS member
The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said it had arrested three suspected kidnappers responsible for the kidnap of Rep. Sani Bello on August 2 in his farm along Kaduna-Abuja road.