Buhari Meets Man Who Walked From Lagos To Abuja

President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd) has met with Suleiman Hashimu, a man who walked from Lagos to Abuja in 18 days, to celebrate the General’s victory in the polls. On meeting the President-elect, Mr Hashimu presented to the President-elect, a folder filled with messages from Emirs and other Nigerians in

Niger govt. assures of smooth hand over to APC

Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu The Niger Government has assured the incoming All Progressives Congress (APC) governor-elect, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, of a smooth handover on May 29.

Revealed: Who Is The Richest Governor-Elect In Nigeria?


All kinds of individuals with various sizes of purses and bank accounts will become state governors in Nigeria come May 29.  But who is the richest among them?  Who’s the most successful both in politics and in the world of business?

The Electorates Now Have The Power – Niger Governor-Elect

The Governor-Elect of Niger State, Mr Abubakar Sani-Bello, on Monday noted that the 2015 general elections has built confidence in the electoral system, adding that the power to vote in and out of office has been restored to the masses. Sani-Bello, who was the governorship candidate of the All Progressive

APC wins Niger, Kano, Adamawa, Nasarawa, Kebbi

Chief John Odigie Oyegun, national chairman of APC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Alhaji Abubakar Bello of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as the winner of the Niger State governorship election.

55 Corps Members & INEC Staff Released after Being Held Hostage by Voters for 24 Hours in Nasarawa


A total of 55 corps members and INEC staff who were working as presiding officers at polling units in Niger state, were taken hostage by community members in Assakio, Ashige and Adogi in Lafia local government areas of the state. They were released after 24 hours after the intervention of

Election in progress in 4 areas in Niger

Some voters waiting to be accredited The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Sunday that elections were in progress in four areas of the state.

5,000 PDP Members, Other Join APC


No fewer than 5,000 critical stakeholders in the PDP on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, defected to the APC in Minna, the state capital of Niger state. According to the Nation newspaper report online, former Secretary to Niger State government, Comrade Adams Erena pulled out the decampees to the opposition party.

25 Die, Many Injured In Buhari Win Celebrations


Reports just reaching us indicate that no fewer than 25 people died in Abuja, Kano, Makurdi and Niger yesterday, while celebrating the victory of President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari. Vanguard reports that while 17 of the victims died in Kano, four died in Abuja, three in Kontagora, Niger State and one

How NDLEA confiscated 400kg of marijuana

Marijuana The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Niger on Friday said it seized 400 kilogramme of suspected cannabis sativa (Marijuana) in Kontagora area of the state after its men through intelligence team monitored its transportation from Benin Republic.

FEC Approves Full Implementation Of Confab Report

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the final report of the National conference for full implementation. Briefing State House Correspondents after the council meeting the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Anyim Pius Anyim, said that council’s decision follows the recommendation by a committee President Goodluck Jonathan

PDP Will Win The Elections – Babangida

The Governor of Niger state, Aliyu Babangida said on Thursday that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win the general elections in spite of increased propaganda from opposition parties. Governors Babangida Aliyu