Gunmen on rampage in Niger communities, kill eight, injure two

From John Adams, Minna Gunmen numbering well over 100 on Saturday invaded some communities in Lavun local government area of Niger state, killing eight people and injured several others. The attack which last all through to Sunday morning, saw the gunmen overran about eight communities, leaving over 5,000 Displaced. Nigerians can now work and earn dollars […]

Niger: Gunmen invade community, engage special hunters in fierce gun battle

29th January 2022 From John Adams, Minna About 50 gunmen are currently engaging the Niger State Joint Security Task Force in a fierce gun battle at Galadiman Kogo in Shiroro Local Government Area, with heavy casualties on both sides, reports on the ground indicate. The gunmen are said to have lunched the attack on the security […]

Niger Governor Declares Support For Tinubu Ahead Of 2023 Presidential Election

Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello, has declared support for National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ahead of the 2023 presidential election. The governor spoke on Thursday when Tinubu visited him over the rising spate of killings by bandits in the state. Sani-Bello said the transformation witnessed in Lagos State was […]

Former Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Inuwa Wushishi, dies in a London Hospital

Niger mourns late former Chief of Army Staff Gen Wushishi From John Adams, Minna The Niger State Government has described the late former Chief of Army Staff, Major General Mohammed Inuwa Wushishi (retd), who died on Saturday at a London hospital, as a disciplined and dedicated officer who distinguished himself in his professional career. The state […]

APC, PDP in war of words over Osinbajo’s visit to Niger

From John Adams, Minna The one day visit by Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo to Niger state has triggered a verbal war between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Professor Osibanjo, it could be recalled, flew into the ancient town of Bida on Saturday as […]

Bandits demand N150m from 70 villagers abducted in Niger

From John Adams, Minna The bandits who abducted no fewer than 70 villagers from Zagzaga community in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State have demanded N150m for the release of their victims. The demand is coming as the bandits on Saturday again abducted ten more people from the village at 8:30 am while the villagers watched […]

Insecurity: Niger bans sales of motorcycles in state

From John Adams, Minna   Worried by the activities of gunmen operating with motorcycles in parts of the state, the Niger State government has banned the sales of motorcycles across the state. Breaking News, Nigerians can now work in Nigeria and get paid in US Dollars Click here to apply today . The government said the decision followed the […]

Kagara Students Still With Bandits ― Niger Governor

Some of the 53 abductees who regained freedom. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has said the abducted students of Government Science College Kagara were still with the bandits. He said this when, at about 11:15 pm on Sunday, he received some 53 persons abducted by bandits. The persons included some underaged children, young […]

Gunmen wearing school uniform storm secondary school in Niger, kill student, abduct many other students, teachers

Armed men have attacked Government Science College Kagara in Rafi Local government area of Niger State, Channels Television reported on Wednesday. At least one student was feared killed and several other students abducted. Some teachers and their family members residing within the college staff quarters were also said to have been abducted by the gunmen. […]

APC membership revalidation not meant to witch-hunt anybody – Governor Bello

 From John Adams, Minna Niger state Governor and National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) membership registration and revalidation exercise, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has assured party members that the ongoing party revalidation and registration exercise is not meant to favour or work against any member of the party. The governor also said that the exercise […]

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