Monday, May 10, 2021


Abubakar Sani Bello

Gov. Sani-Bello reshuffles cabinet, sacks works commissioner

Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State has announced a minor cabinet reshuffle, sacking the Commissioner for Works, Ibrahim Panti.

Buhari congratulates new Emir of Kagara, Ahmad Gunna

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ahmad Gunna, the newly appointed Emir of Kagara by Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger.

We’ve limitations in tackling kidnapping, banditry ― Gov. Sani-Bello

Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State has said that state governors have limitations in tackling insecurity in their respective states.

Kagara abduction: Negotiations at final stage — Sani-Bello

Arrangements and consultations are ongoing between the government of Niger and the bandits for the purpose of releasing the abducted 27 students, three staff and family members of Government Science College, Kagara, the state government has confirmed.

Nigerian Army says troops in ‘hot pursuit’ of abductors of Kagara schoolboys

The Nigerian Army says its troops have been mobilised in pursuit of abductors of  kidnapped members of staff and students of Government Science School,...

Kagara schoolboys’ abduction: I won’t pay any ransom to kidnappers – Gov. Bello

Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State has disclosed that his administration will not pay ransom to the kidnappers of school boys at the Government Science College in Kangara, Rafi Local Government Area of the state.

NSCDC nabs 5 notorious motorcycle snatchers in Niger

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Special Unit deployed to Minna-Suleja Federal Highway has arrested five notorious motorcycle snatchers terrorising residents of...

30 Niger communities placed on risk of flooding

The Chief Operating Officer of Shiroro Hydroelectric Power Station, SHPS, Ugochukwu Chioke, on Wednesday said about 30 communities downstream of the dam were on...

Niger, NIRSAL poised to transform agricultural sector

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has stressed the need to sustain  the paradigm shift in the agricultural sector from social service to a business...

Niger governor seeks constitutional role for traditional rulers

The Niger State governor, Abubakar Bello, has advocated a constitutional amendment that will accord more responsibilities to the traditional institution in order to stem...

Renovation of Suleja hospital to gulp N1.1 billion – Niger Gov

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has said a total of N1.1billion will be required for the total renovation of Suleja General Hospital, in Suleja...

Obasanjo, Babangida, Abdusalami in secret meeting in Minna

Three former Nigerian leaders, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar on Monday met behind closed doors in Minna, the capital of Niger State. Sources...

Gov. Bello wins nomination tussle at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has upheld the nomination of Governor Abubakar Bello Sani as the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the 2015 governorship...

60 percent of teachers in Niger have fake certificates, says Gov. Bello

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has said that 60 per cent of primary and secondary school teachers in public schools in the state used...

Niger declares mourning period as Dogara, IBB, others pay tribute to Kure

The Niger State government has declared a 3-day state-wide mourning period, following the death of the former governor of the state, Abdulkadir Kure. He died...

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