Tag: Niger State

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Janeth JMay 6, 2015

Niger Crisis: Police Use Tear Gas on Lawmakers

by Ranti Joseph Crisis in Niger state seems to be deepening as activities at the House of Assembly was again ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 5, 2015

The latest impeachment casualty is Niger House Speaker

by James Sambo Speaker of Niger State House of Assembly, Barrister Usman Adamu has been impeached and a new Speaker ...

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Janeth JMay 5, 2015

Police barricades Niger assembly to forestall Aliyu impeachment

by Ranti Joseph Crisis seems to be brewing in Niger state as security agents sealed up the House of Assembly ...

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Janeth JMay 2, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: GEJ says Nigeria will be terror-free before he leaves, NLC wants Bauchi governor to pay salaries before leaving, and more

A regional governor in southern Niger on Thursday ordered the evacuation of the West African nation’s inhabited islands on Lake ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 2, 2015

Gimba Kakanda: A quick appeal to the Governor-elect of Niger State

by Gimba Kakanda There are many doubters who still hold that your coming is to turn this unfortunate State into ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 18, 2015

‘We saw it coming…’: Gov. Aliyu explains why PDP lost

by James Sambo Of late, several top members of the PDP have come out to give different theories as to ...

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Janeth JApril 15, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Ribadu says why he contested Adamawa election, Jonathan’s letter on Constitutional Amendment shocks Senate, INEC presents Certificate of Return to winners in Edo, and more

The Governor of Niger State, Mu’azu Aliyu, has stated that contrary to widespread permutations, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 15, 2015

‘Our party is not dead’ || Gov. Aliyu wants you to know PDP will be back

by Kolapo Olapoju Gov. Babangida Aliyu believes that the Peoples Democratic Party is not yet dead… he also wants you ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 14, 2015

Opinion: Gov. Aliyu’s fake apologies to Nigerlites

by James Bawa, Halima Agaie   It is indeed an irony for Governor Aliyu who in his state broadcast over ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 10, 2015

Opinion: Finally, Niger state has an opportunity for real change

by Bello Bwari With the largest landmass in Nigeria and one of the most fertile lands, the PDP leadership in ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 6, 2015

Opinion: Let me tell you about the change we need in Niger

by Garba Aliyu   The only reward for an incompetent government or its representative is Change, a change of it. ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 9, 2015

Opinion: We must talk about the impunity in Niger state

by Alabi Williams As long as the template lacks justice and fairness from the very beginning, it might seem unfair ...

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Janeth JMarch 4, 2015

“I assumed he travelled” – Gov. Aliyu explains why he didn’t handover to Deputy governor

by Ranti Joseph Niger state governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu, on Wednesday, March 4, explained that the appointment of the Speaker ...

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Janeth JFebruary 26, 2015

Court stops move to impeach Niger deputy governor

  by Ranti Joseph The state’s High Court has restrained the Attorney General (AG) of the state, the chief judge, ...

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Janeth JFebruary 19, 2015

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Gov. Aliyu travels for Lesser Hajj, wants Speaker to act in his stead

by Ranti Joseph   Niger State Governor Babagida Aliyu on Wednesday wrote to the state House of Assembly of his ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 13, 2015

Niger gov. & deputy face off during state council meeting (READ)

by James Sambo Niger state governor, Babangida Aliyu, reportedly ordered his deputy, Alhaji Ahmed Ibeto, to cease from attending state ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 9, 2015

Niger APC wants Gov. Aliyu to account for ward development funds

by Ranti Joseph Niger State All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday, told Governor Babangida Aliyu to account for the billions ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 3, 2015

2015: Niger declares 2-day holiday for PVC collection

by Ranti Joseph Niger State Government has declared February 5 and 6 as work-free days to enable eligible voters collect ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 2, 2015

Over 20,000 PDP members defect to APC in Niger

by Janet Johnson An estimated 20,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Zone A of Niger State have ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 30, 2015

APC draws first blood, grabs senatorial seat from PDP in Niger

by Panshak Ibrahim The All Progressives Congress (APC) has had its first taste of victory in this election period. Through a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 19, 2015

Defection galore: Niger Deputy governor, 200 others dump PDP for APC

by Panshak Ibrahim In another episode of mass defection, the Deputy Governor of Niger, Alhaji Ahmed Ibeto, and over 2oo ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 17, 2014

Unknown gunmen attack Primary and Secondary school in Niger state

by James Sambo   Barely a week after Boko Haram detonated a bomb in the assembly groung of a secondary ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 12, 2014

Niger state governor blames military for #BokoHaram terror reign

by Panshak Ibrahim Governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu says Nigeria would not have be in the present situation, where ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 25, 2014

@Gimbakakanda: Niger 2015 – Who let the boys out? (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda Niger State, without a doubt, is passing through the darkest phase in its political evolution. This is not about the ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 24, 2014

Opinion: A letter to the “servant leader” of Niger State

by Fodio Safiya Sir, It has been quite unhelpful in regards to the Governorship aspirants in Niger North. The politicking ...

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YEditorOctober 18, 2014

Race for governorships – Bello announces intention in Niger

by James Sambo A former Minister of Commerce, Mustapha Bello, has become the latest person to join the Niger State ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 10, 2014

Opinion: 2015 elections in Niger state – We should not sacrifice merit for zoning

by Ibraheem Yahaya “Leaders must have that sense of trusteeship, that they are only temporarily in charge of the destinies ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2014

DSS arrest NTA journalist for blackmailing Niger state government for N50million

by Azubuike Azikiwe Tega Sampson Oghenedoro, a 28-year-old reporter, with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) has been arrested by the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

Grandmother and two others arrested for using 9-year-old boy for pepper-soup

by Azubuike Azikiwe A grandmother, Fatima Sarki, and two others have been arrested for slaughtering Lima Doo Mohammed, a 9-year-old ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 21, 2014

Babangida reportedly hospitalised in Germany [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju   News reports have it that the former military head of state, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, is incapacitated and ...

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