Tag: Niger

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Bernard DayoJune 20, 2019

The Big 5: Immunity prevented us from probing Ganduje – Rimingado; Police arrest three suspects over abduction of former minister’s son | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Police arrest three suspects over abduction of former minister’s son ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 26, 2019

The Big 5: Buhari beats Atiku in Lagos with over 130,000 votes; APGA, PDP protest as Okorocha wins senatorial poll | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Buhari wins Niger President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the All ...

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AzeezDecember 19, 2017

Buhari cancels trip to Niger Republic and it makes sense

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, cancelled his scheduled trip to Niger Republic. Background: Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, ...

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AzeezDecember 17, 2017

Buhari, 3 governors to travel to Niger

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday will attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger. Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 18, 2017

About 14,000 APC members set to defect to the PDP in Niger

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, over 14,000 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger are set to join ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 24, 2017

We want to know if mistakes were made | Family of fallen soldier demands

Will Wright, the brother of Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, one of four U.S. soldiers killed in an ambush in Niger ...

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AzeezOctober 24, 2017

Buhari arrives Niger for ECOWAS meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Niamey, the Republic of Niger for the meeting on common currency for the West African ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 23, 2017

President Buhari to travel to Niger tomorrow

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to travel to Niamey, Niger, to participate in a meeting on common currency for the ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 5, 2017

3 U.S. Special Forces killed in Niger

Three U.S. Army Green Berets were killed and two more wounded in the southern Niger, while a group of about ...

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AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Niger President meets President Buhari

President Muhammadou Issoufou of Niger Republic has arrived Katsina to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura. The Nigerien president ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 20, 2017

Over 14,000 Nigerians ‘irregularly’ migrated to Italy in 2017

Over 14,118 Nigerians have migrated to Italy irregularly in 2017 alone, according to International Organization for Migration (IOM). IOM’s Chief ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 11, 2017

Why Nigeria sells electricity to Niger, Benin Republic – Fashola

The Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday, explained the reason(s) Nigeria’s power situation is not as ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2017

‘9 people killed, dozens kidnapped in suspected Boko Haram attack’

Nine people were reportedly killed and dozens kidnapped after an attack in southeastern Niger by suspected members of Boko Haram, ...

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AzeezJune 11, 2017

EFCC arrests, detains Niger PDP chairman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has arrested and detained Niger State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Tanko Beji. ...

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AzeezMay 4, 2017

Nigerien President reschedules visit to Buhari

by Azeez Adeniyi President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou has rescheduled his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari. This was disclosed ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 3, 2017

Just In: Court grants ex-Niger governor, Babangida Aliyu bail

by Dolapo Adelana The Minna High Court Wednesday has granted a former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, and his ex-chief ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 21, 2017

N6bn found in ex-commissioner’s account belongs to Niger state – Gov. Bello

by Dolapo Adelana Niger Governor Abubakar Bello on Friday said the N6 billion blocked by the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 14, 2017

Meningitis kills 33 in Niger

by Dolapo Adelana Cerebral Spinal Meningitis (CSM) has killed thirty-three in Niger state, according to an official disclosed. Speaking to the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

Man rapes 12-year-old boy to death in Niger

by Dolapo Adelana The police have arrested one Abubakar, a tea seller in Ngwayanma, in the Kontagora area of Niger State ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 4, 2017

Supreme Court upholds Niger governor, Bello’s election

by Dolapo Adelana The Supreme Court in Abuja has upheld the election of the Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello. ...

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AzeezSeptember 17, 2016

Niger, Chad troops kill 38 Boko Haram fighters

An official on Friday said troops of Niger and Chad military have killed 38 Boko Haram fighters during military search ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 12, 2016

WE SURVIVED BOKO HARAM VIII: “We are now winning the war”

by Eromo Egbejule You hear a lot of stories about North-East Nigeria, a slice of the country that has been ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

17 people killed by floods in Bauchi, Niger and Sokoto

Seventeen people have been reportedly killed by flooding in several local government areas of Bauchi, Niger and Sokoto states. The ...

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AzeezAugust 6, 2016

Boko Haram: EU provides additional €12.5m aid for IDPs

The European Commission has said it would give an additional €12.5m as humanitarian aid to support Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 12, 2016

10 killed in Niger as Fulani herdsmen, farmers clash [DETAILS]

More than 10 people have been reportedly killed in a clash between suspected Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Bokuta village, ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 9, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today. BBOG group slams President Buhari Activist group, BringBackOurGirls, has decried the ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 9, 2016

4 dead as Fulani herdsmen, farmers face-off

A communal clash between members of the Fulani and Gwari tribes in Lambata, Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State has ...

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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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Oreoluwa PetersMay 22, 2016

Wizkid sells out another stadium (PHOTOS)

Fresh off his BET award nomination, Wizkid supposedly sold out another stadium last night. The starboy who is on a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

“We are not at war” | Ijaw association responds to Odua Defenders Union

Following the threat made by the Oodua Defenders Union (ODU) to the Niger Delta Avengers, the Ijaw Development Association (IDA) has berated ...

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