Tag: Niger State

YNaijaAugust 15, 2023

Nigerian Brothers Involved in Sextortion of Young Men and Teens Extradited to the U.S; Court of Appeal Affirms Julius Abure as LP National Chairman | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Nigerian ...

YNaijaJuly 18, 2023

Kyari Emerges as APC’s National Chairman After Resignation of Adamu; Nigeria Confirms First Case of Anthrax in Niger State | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Kyari ...

YNaijaMarch 20, 2023

APC emerges victorious in Niger and Ebonyi Gubernatorial Elections, PDP claims victory in Delta

APC wins in Niger State Umar Bago, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of ...

YNaijaFebruary 22, 2023

Five more states join suit challenging naira redesign policy of CBN

The lawsuit against CBN’s redesign of the naira has expanded to include five additional states. These are the states of Kano, ...

YNaijaFebruary 11, 2023

Niger becomes fifth state to sue FG over naira redesign policy

The Niger state government has launched a lawsuit against the federal government over the Central Bank of Nigeria’s re-design of ...

YNaijaSeptember 3, 2022

Nigeria ranked as second most terrorized country; Nigeria may lose its 4x100m relay CWG gold as sprinter fails dope test | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria ranked as second most terrorized country UK govt expresses concerns over 2023 elections MC Oluomo unveils new uniform for ...

YNaija TodayJuly 2, 2022

All you need to know about the killings in Shiroro, Niger State.

According to several reports, residents of Shiroro in Nigeria state described how on Thursday, hundreds of terrorists on motorcycles invaded ...

YNaija TodayJune 30, 2022

Bandits kill 13 soldiers, kidnap Chinese workers in Niger State

Bandits have attacked a mining site in Ajata-Aboki in Gurmana Ward of Shiroro Local Government Area, Niger State and have ...

YNaija TodayJune 30, 2022

FG recruits Lawyers to defend Ekweremadu; Lagos state releases policy document on Abortions | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

FG recruits Lawyers to defend Ekweremadu Lagos state releases policy document on Abortions Niger State declares public holiday to collect ...

Ado AminuAugust 27, 2021

OPEC+ expected to stick to output hike as oil prices bounce back, Algeria to cut gas supplies to Morocco | 5 Things That Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Gunmen release dozens of Nigerian students abducted in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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