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Primary education under threat in Niger despite N9bn intervention

  By Justina  Asishana Roofless classrooms, over-crowded classes and lack of furniture are the common features of school life in primary schools across Niger State, forcing...

INVESTIGATION: The terrible state of Nigeria’s Primary Healthcare Centres (I)

By Ebuka Onyeji Grace Diashe says she has not had a sound sleep since November last year when she started work as a nurse at...

Gunmen Kill 20 In Niger Mosque

The attackers were reported to have struck as prayers were ongoing in the mosque, killing everyone, including the imam of the mosque, while some women and children were said to have sustained various degrees of injury.
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Former Niger Gov, Aliyu Granted Bail

The duo was remanded in the Minna Prison after their arraignment on April 25 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Supreme Court Affirms Bello As Niger Governor, Dismisses Babangida’s Appeal

The Supreme Court has upheld the nomination of Abubakar Bello as the authentic candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in the 2015 governorship election in Niger and therefore the legitimate governor of the state.

LG Chairmen Diverted Bailout Funds In Niger State – Governor

Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello has set up a seven-man panel of enquiry to look into how the 12 Local Government Areas in the state utilized the N4.4 billion bailout funds given to them for payment of salary arrears to workers, noting that many of the LG bosses diverted the fund.
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Former Head Of State Urges Collaborative Efforts To End Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes

Abdulsalami Abubakar, former Nigerian military head of State, has called for joint efforts by the government and other well-meaning Nigerians in order to find lasting solutions to the persistent deadly clashes between herdsmen and farmers across the country.

Niger Govt. /Police Partner On Security

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello has said that the state would partner with the Nigeria Police on improved security.


2023: Court sets September 7 to hear certificate forgery suit against Tinubu

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed September 7 to hear a suit seeking to stop presidential...

EFCC arrests 47 suspected Internet fraudsters in Rivers

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 47 suspected Internet fraudsters (aka Yahoo boys) in Port-Harcourt, Rivers...

Economists seek improved partnerships of states, private sector to curtail rising poverty

ECONOMISTS have expressed the hope that states can turn around their economic fortunes with increased partnership with the private...

NANS disowns group demanding Emefiele’s removal

THE NATIONAL Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has dissociated itself from a group calling for the sack of Governor...

Why only 32 per cent of Borno teachers earn minimum wage – Govt

THE Borno State Government has restated its decision to retain 11,790 unqualified teachers in its service.   Instead of sacking them,...
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