Police arrest 3 over N4.9m counterfeit notes

IG of Police Solomon Arase The police in Niger on Friday said it arrested three suspects in the state in connection with N4.9 million counterfeit notes in N1, 000 denominations.

Senate Congratulates Buhari, Osinbajo

The Nigerian Senate has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on their successful inauguration as President and Vice President of Nigeria on May 29. In a motion moved by the Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba, the Senate also congratulated Federal Lawmakers who have been elected State Governors, urging

Inauguration: Police deploy 7,000 in Niger


The Niger Police Command on Sunday said that it deployed 7,000 personnel in Minna to ensure a hitch-free inauguration of the state Governor elect, Alhaji Sani Bello, on May 29. This was contained in a statement in Minna by Mr Olusola Amore, the Commissioner of Police.

Pay us our money, Councillors tells Gov. Aliyu

Governor Aliyu Babangida of Niger State Councillors and other political office holders from the 25 local government councils in the central Nigerian state of Niger on Monday protested over the failure of Governor Babangida Aliyu to settle their severance allowance amounting to N1.74 billion.

Jonathan To Handover ‘Instruments Of Office’ On May 28 – Council Of State

The National Council of State on Tuesday said that President Goodluck Jonathan will handover ‘instruments of office’ to President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, on May 28. The National Council of State also assured that Nigeria will not be challenged again by insurgents as experienced ‎in the past three years as the Nigerian

Gov Aliyu joins Fayose, tells Mu’azu to resign

Governor Aliyu Babangida of Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger on Saturday urged leaders of PDP to emulate the British political leaders, who resigned after leading their party to defeat in Thursday’s election.

My Impeachment Is Illegal, Null And Void – Niger Assembly Speaker

The embattled Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Mr Adamu Usman, has described his purported impeachment as unconstitutional, illegal, null and void and of no effect. Briefing journalists shortly after his impeachment at the NUJ press center, Minna, the former speaker, who was accompanied by his impeached Deputy,

JUST IN: Niger State House Of Assembly Speaker Impeached


After news filtered in yesterday that Hon. Eugene Odo was impeached, the head of a 15-member faction of the Enugu State House of Assembly behind the impeachment process against Gov. Sullivan Chime, the latest impeachment casualty is Niger House Speaker, Barrister Adamu Usman.

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.