Tag: Niger State

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 1, 2017

Niger is diversifying to become non-reliant on oil – Gov Bello

Governor of Niger, Abubakar Bello says the state is preparing for a Nigeria without oil and is diversifying to provide ...

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AzeezMay 17, 2017

Herdsmen attack: Death toll in Niger hits 27

The Niger State Emergency Management Agency has said death in the attack at Epogi community in the Mokwa Local Government ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 6, 2017

EFCC detain ex-Niger gov., Babangida Aliyu over N5bn fraud

by Dolapo Adelana The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained a former Niger Governor, Babangida Aliyu for alleged ...

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AzeezJanuary 11, 2017

4 dead as farmers, herdsmen clash in Niger community

A clash between farmers and herdsmen in Sabon Daga community of Bosso local government area of Niger state on Tuesday ...

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AzeezJanuary 8, 2017

BREAKING: Former Niger governor Kure is dead

Former governor of Niger State, Engineer Abdulkhadir Abdullahi Kure has been announced dead. Kure reportedly died in Germany on Sunday ...

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AzeezJanuary 2, 2017

We are not aware of any Boko Haram attack in Niger – Police

The Niger Police Command has said it is not aware of any attack by terrorist group, Boko Haram in any ...

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AzeezDecember 2, 2016

Just In: 14 killed in petrol tanker explosion in Niger

Fourteen people were killed in Niger State on Friday after a petroleum tanker lost control and collided with some buildings. ...

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AzeezNovember 17, 2016

Cattle rustlers invade Niger community, kill 6

Suspected cattle rustlers have killed 6 persons in an attack on Kukoki community of Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2016

NSCDC arrests 15-year-old boy with drugs, fake currency

A 15-year-old boy, identified as Umar Alhassan has been arrested by the Niger State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence ...

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AzeezAugust 14, 2016

Bosso attack: Release all suspects to the Police – Niger govt tells military

Niger state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has directed immediate release of all persons arrested by the military over the ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 13, 2016

Opinion: Niger Killings – David Umaru as the lone voice of reason

By Abdullahi Bello Kuta The month of August, 2016, will be remembered by the people of Niger as that of bloodbath and ...

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AzeezAugust 7, 2016

How 11 military personnel, 8 bandits were killed in Niger clash

The Nigerian Army has said that eleven military personnel and eight bandits died in a gun battle at Kopa, Dagma ...

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AzeezAugust 5, 2016

10 die in Army, villagers clash in Niger

The Nigerian Army on Friday said three soldiers and seven civillians died in a clash between soldiers and some residents ...

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AzeezJuly 28, 2016

Lagos, Niger partner on agriculture, food security

The Lagos State Government said it has started discussions with Niger State   about the development of agricultural commodity value ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 27, 2016

Ambode hosts Niger state governor (PHOTOS)

Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday hosted his Niger state counterpart, Alhaji Sani Bello at the Lagos House, Alausa, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 12, 2016

‘I gain nothing by denying workers their pay’ – Niger governor

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has described as unfortunate the strike embarked upon by the state civil servants, ...

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Mallam YeroJune 21, 2016

‘I’m under investigation, it’s normal… I did it to my predecessor’ – Ex-governor

Former Governor of Niger State, Aliyu Babangida, is unperturbed by the decision of his successor, Sani Bello, to investigate his ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 2, 2016

Senate intervenes in plight of Lead poison ravaged Shikira town

In April 2015, 28 children died in Shikira village, in Rafi LGA of Niger state, after drinking water poisoned by ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

Economic woes: Niger State stops sponsorship for pilgrims

Faced with several economic difficulties, the Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, on Monday announced that the state government will ...

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Janeth JDecember 8, 2015

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Another victory for Kashamu | Trump wants Muslims banned from US | Buhari not responsible for religious politics | More stories

Buhari distances himself from social media bill. Vanguard James Faleke says he can’t be Yahaya Bello’s deputy. YNaija INEC declares ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 2, 2015

Why many more children will die from Lead poisoning in Niger state

Niger state has what is perceived in many circles to be an illegal Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources, and consequently, ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 25, 2015

OPINION: The debt Niger State owes David Umaru

Words by Abdullahi Bello Kuta As a non-resident indigene of Niger State, I made a habit of constantly keeping track of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 20, 2015

Gov. Babangida will live to be impeached another day after paying lawmakers N17m

by Panshak Ibrahim It takes a smart and/or die-hard Governor to avoid impeachment in Nigeria. Niger State Governor, Aliyu Babangida, may be ...

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Janeth JMay 11, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Ben Murray-Bruce goes rogue and it’s a good thing, Aliyu ‘refuses to recognize’ new Niger Speaker, and more

Chairman of Silverbird television, Ben Murray-Bruce, has shown in the past week that he may be a rebel in the Senate. Murray-Bruce, ...

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Janeth JMay 10, 2015

Niger Crisis: Adamu Usman says his impeachment is illegal

by Ranti Joseph Over the past weeks, Niger state has been dealing with their own fair share of crisis rocking ...

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Janeth JMay 9, 2015

Aliyu backs Fayose, calls Mu’azu to resign

by Ranti Joseph It seem the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Adamu Mu’azu have a lot of ...

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Janeth JMay 8, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: GEJ is winning | Buhari is hopeful| Ben Carson victory seems hopeful| More

Ohanaeze tells Buhari that GEJ failed the Igbo. Nation Well, Dame Patience is in Congo. Punch GEJ is having upper ...

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Janeth JMay 7, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Aliyu battles Niger Assembly | Amaechi accused | more

Niger State Governor, Dr. Babangida Aliyu, has dragged the members of the State House of Assembly before the court in ...

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Janeth JMay 7, 2015

Niger Crisis: Babangida Aliyu denies involvement

by Ranti Joseph Niger State governor, Babangida Aliyu, absolved himself from the crisis rocking the state House of Assembly, saying ...

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