Niger state

Gov. Bello seeks curricular change in tertiary institutions

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State on Tuesday called for a curricular change in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions to enable the country to produce business owner graduates. The governor made the call when he visited...

17,000 communities submerged by flood in Niger State -SSG

No fewer than 17,000 communities have been affected by flood in the Niger State, the Secretary to the state Government, Alhaji Ahmed Matane, has said. Mr Tanko Lawal, Information Officer to the SSG, in a statement in Minna on Monday,...

APC, Legislative Face Off in Niger Deepens

BY MAIRIGA Juliana, Minna The legislative arm of government in Niger state is set for a show down over plans by the leadership of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state to remove key members of the State...

2019: Mobile registration centres approved for Niger

BY MAIRIGA Juliana, Minna The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Niger state office said it has so far registered, 95, 434 eligible voters who are waiting for the final production and collection of their Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC) in the...

Auto Crash Claims 16 lives In Niger

BY MAIRIGA Juliana, Minna Less than a month after 13 people lost their lives along the Bida-Minna road due to what citizens attribute to deplorable conditions of the intra-state roads in Niger state, another accident has occurred on the same...

5 Killed as Two Islamic Sects Clash In Niger

BY MAIRIGA Juliana, Minna Palpable fear now grips Nigerlites, Minna the state capital in particular as no fewer than five people are feared dead and scores of others injured when crisis erupted between two Islamic sects in Munya local government...

Niger proposes N128.10b people’s budget for 2018 fiscal year

BY MAIRIGA Juliana, Minna Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has presented a budget estimate of, N128.10 billion for the 2018 fiscal year against the current year’s N108, 074, 298, 251. 00 to the State House of Assembly The next...

Fuel scarcity bites hard in Niger state

…major marketers close stations, litre now sells for N200 BY MAIRIGA Juliana, Minna Scarcity of petroleum products which first started in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and surroundings have spread to Niger state, Minna the state capital in particular where...
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Democracy Day: Group calls for sober reflection, unity, peace

 The Progressive Students Movement (PSM), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has urged Nigerians to use the Democracy Day...
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Zamfara suspends a third traditional ruler over banditry allegations

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the suspension of the Emir of Zurmi, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, over his alleged involvement in banditry.

Sterling bank pledges commitment to health sector improvement

Sterling Bank has pledged more commitment in its interventions in Nigeria’s health sector. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...

1,300 Oyo women benefit from entrepreneurship training programme – Makinde

A total of 1,300 women entrepreneurs in Oyo state have been trained under a French government sponsored programme leveraging Nigeria’s agribusiness sector,...

China, ASEAN to jointly take strategic partnership to a higher level

During the Special ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Dialogue Relations and the 6th Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Foreign...