Women Affairs Minister sues Niger State Speaker over plans to marry 100 girls

Women Affairs Minister sues Niger State Speaker over plans to marry 100 girls Minister of Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye, has approached the court of law to stop the Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Abdulmalik Sarkin-Daji, from marrying 100 girls. The minister, speaking to journalists in Abuja on Monday, said she has also […]

Minna Airport renamed after Tinubu as he visits Niger State on Monday

Minna Airport renamed after Tinubu as he visits Niger State on Monday   By Abdullahi Egba Briefing journalists in Minna on Sunday, the State Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Hon. Binta Mamman, said arrangements have been concluded by the government to ensure a smooth visit of the President. The Minna International Airport named after Abubakar […]

Bandits shoot down Nigerian military helicopter in Niger State, kill 13 soldiers

it as highly unfortunate, Senator Sani Musa • Urges FG to dispatch all its military and security arsenals to the troubled areas BANDITS have invaded Chukuba Ward in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, just as they shut down a fighter helicopter in the area and killed the pilot. The Convener, Shiroro Concerned […]

Why Tinubu left Minna rally early – APC PCC

Why Tinubu left Minna rally early – APC PCC By Adekunle Dada The Director, Media and Publicity, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Bayo Onanuga, has explained why the party’s standard bearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, left the rally in Minna, the Niger State capital early. Onanuga said Tinubu was not rushed off the stage […]

2023: We have been marginalised, Tinubu-Shettima Niger support groups, PCC cry out,

From John Adams, Minna As the race to the 2023 general elections gathers momentum, all is not well in the camp of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Niger state as both the party Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) and the Tinubu/Shetima Support Groups have cried out over what they called, their complete marginalization in the […]

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 […]


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