Wednesday, April 21, 2021


Niger Republic

Witness tells court how Maina bought $2m property in Abuja, others in Dubai, USA

The trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, continued on Thursday, with the prosecution witness nine (PW9), Rouqayyah Ibrahim, telling...

BREAKING: Abdulrasheed Maina arrested in Niger Republic

Operatives of intelligence service in a collaboration with men of anti-corruption agency in Nigeria on Monday evening, arrested Abdulrasheed Maina, in a town in...

COVID-19: Zamfara govt shuts down Gurbinbore International Market

In a bid to prevent spread of the COVID-19 pandemic to the state, the Zamfara Government has closed down Gurbinbore International Market in Zurmi Local Government Area.

Nigerian Customs hands over 6 mine-resistant military vehicles to US govt

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has handed over the six mine-resistant and multi-purpose military vehicles intercepted en route Niger Republic to American government.

Yellow Fever kills notorious kidnap kingpin Alhaji TK, 11 other ring leaders terrorising Katsina, Zamfara

A notorious kidnap kingpin, simply known as Alhaji T.K and 11 other ring leaders terrorising Katsina and Zamfara axis have been killed in suspected Yellow Fever attack within one week.

Borno Attack: Group raises alarm over absence of military in Maiduguri,  Damasak roads

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has raised an alarm over insurgents’ recent onslaught saying it is a result of absence of military from Maiduguri to Damasak, a border town with Niger Republic. 

Niger Republic releases seized relief materials for Nigerian refugees

The Nigeriens Douanes (Customs) at Konni, a border town, have released the seized relief materials meant for Nigerian refugees residing in Niger Republic.

Niger Republic seizes Nigerian refugees’ relief materials

Niger Republic customs officials, at Konni border, have seized six trucks of relief materials meant for Nigerian refugees, at their Gidan Runji camp, Maradi...

Kano Assembly calls for reconstruction of collapsed bridge linking 3 LGAs

Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday adopted a motion calling on the state government to quickly reconstruct the bridge linking Shanono, Gwarzo and Bichi Local Government areas of the state.

Majority of Kano beggars, out-of-school children not indigenes, Ganduje says   

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano State has said that majority of out-of-school children in the state are not its indigenes, but a coterie of people from Niger Republic, Chad, Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina and other places. 

New Islamic terrorist group emerges in Sokoto 

A new terror group, claiming to be Islamic preachers, has emerged in Sokoto State from the neighboring Niger Republic, a BBC Hausa report said. Quoting...

Boko Haram: Buhari returns from N’Djamena

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in N’Djamena, Chad, renewed call for quick interventions and measures to curb the menace of Boko Haram insurgency in...

Buhari urges African countries to improve ports infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised African countries to improve on ports infrastructure and utilise all natural maritime endowments to facilitate trade. Mr Buhari made the...

Maryam Abacha varsity graduates son, 479 others

The President and Founder of the university, Adamu Abubakar-Gwarzo, gave the figure at the 2nd convocation of the Institution at the weekend.

More than 300,000 Nigerians spread in Cameroun, Chad, Niger as refugees — Minister

The Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmad, said on Monday that no fewer than 300, 000 Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram...

Issoufou, Nigerien leader postpones Nigeria visit

The President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou, has rescheduled his proposed visit to Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari. A release issued by the Special Adviser...

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