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Survivors recount ordeal after armed militias wreak havoc in Benue IDPs camp, kill 7, injure many

Touching his throat, the deputy governor said: “Look, I think it has reached us here. This cannot be tolerated any longer. The law enforcement agencies must beef up and live up to their responsibilities. We cannot tolerate this any longer. Their leaders (Fulanis) must speak with them.

Embattled Niger communities negotiate with Boko Haram, N20m levy agreed

Sani also said the communities had paid “not less than N20 million to sign the peace deal with the terrorists.”

Terrorists have hoisted flag in Kaure, says Niger gov

“I am confirming that there are Boko Haram elements around Kaure in the Shiroro Local Government of Niger State. They have taken over the territory. They have hoisted their flag. I am confirming to you now that they have taken over the wives of people by force.”

NECO seizes results of over 30,000 students in Niger over N1bn debt

“My son was given admission into the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State but could not go for clearance because of the debt. “If I knew it would be like this, I would have paid for my child. Since the government has promised to pay, it should pay immediately.”

Niger community currently under bandits attack, residents running for safety

The current attack on Gurmana is the fifth reported attack in Niger State in the last one week.

Bandits kill 7 farmers in Niger state

According to one of the community members, the bandits, armed with sophisticated weapons, attacked and open fire on the farmers.

Bandits kill village head In Niger one week after abduction

Those killed by the gunmen during the raid on Madaka included a leader of the vigilante group in the community, Isyaku Alhassan, his son Abdulhamid, and one other person.

Niger APC chairman, treasurer remanded over alleged N800m fraud

The prosecutor also claimed that the accused “also misappropriated other funds of the APC Niger State, and you all dishonestly converted to your personal uses the said money,” adding that the money was withdrawn by the accused without memo and have remained unaccounted for.

Unbelievable! 333 dead civil servants still drawing salaries in Niger state

besides being dismissed, all those found guilty will also be prosecuted, pointing out that unlike before, “the present revelations are too weighty to be swept under the carpet”.

Two teenage illegal miners killed in Niger

The Niger State Police Command has confirmed the death of two teenagers suspected to be illegal miners in the Tunga area...

Niger to prosecute parents of children rescued from torture house

The Niger State Child Rights Protection Agency says it will ensure that parents of the 15 children discovered from a torture...

Niger bans Sallah festivities

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has cancelled all Eid-el Kabir festivities across all the eight emirates in the State.

Niger Assembly impeaches majority leader, deputy

Speaking on the motion, Baba said the lawmakers had observed that the majority and deputy majority leaders were responsible for the slow movement of activities in the House, adding that the House under their leadership was not progressing.

Despite recording two coronavirus cases, Niger government lifts ban on Juma’at prayers

The Niger State Government has lifted the suspension earlier placed on Friday prayers in the state due to the outbreak of Coronavirus.

Niger government relaxes curfew, civil servants to resume work

The Niger state government has relaxed the curfew imposed in the state restricting movement as due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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FG aproves N6.2bn for six new power projects

The power minister explained that the procurements were geared towards upgrading the transmission system to the national grid for greater efficiency and to ensure sufficient power supply to the nation in no distant time

Breaking: 29 College students abducted in Kaduna regain freedom

Authorities in the state and the Kaduna State Police Command have yet to confirm the latest development.

Breaking: Jubilation in Enugu over Mbaka’s return

When Mbaka returned in a vehicle a few minutes past 2 pm, his supporters were seen shouting ‘Father Mbaka, Oh! you are home!.”

Fani-Kayode calls for Gumi’s arrest over link with kidnappers

“If the Federal Government refuses to act against Gumi it will raise questions about their commitment to fighting terror and stopping the terrorists.