Army Recovers 192 Cattle From Rustlers In Niger


The 31 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Minna, Niger State, says it has dislodged cattle rustlers camp in Bagabaga village, located within Alawa forest, Rafi Local Government in the state, recovering 100 cows and 92 sheep. According to a statement from the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations of the

Niger Assembly Confirms Eight Commissioners


The Niger State House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed eight persons nominated as commissioners by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello. Those that made the first batch list, ...

Niger House Of Assembly Confirms Eight Commissioners

The Niger State House of Assembly on Wednesday, confirmed eight persons nominated as commissioners by the Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello. The Speaker, Niger State House of Assembly, Honorable Ahmed Marafa, after opening the envelope, said that the Governor submitted the list in line with Section 2 (192) of

Emir of Borgu Was a Great Patriot, Unifier, Says Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari said he received news of the death of Emir of Borgu, Niger State, Alhaji Haliru Dantoro, Kitoro III, with great sadness, adding that he was a great patriot and unifier. This is contained in a statement issued by the presidential spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on

Ministerial Screening: I’ll serve Nigeria with fear of God – Bwari


Former member of the House of Representatives and ministerial nominee from Niger State, Abubakar Bwari, has affirmed that he would serve his fatherland, Nigeria with the fear of God, if he is successfully screened and confirmed as minister in President Muhammadu Buhari's incoming cabinet. The post Ministerial Screening: I’ll serve

Why Buhari dropped Niger ministerial nominee, Ahmed Ibeto


Strong indications emerged on Wednesday, that President Muhammadu Buhari may have withdrew the name of immediate past Deputy Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Musa Ibeto from his ministerial list. The post Why Buhari dropped Niger ministerial nominee, Ahmed Ibeto appeared first on Vanguard News.

Police Arrests Olu Falae’s Abductors

The Nigeria Police has arrested five of the eight abductors of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae.The arrest is coming about two weeks after the elder statesman was released in Akure, Ondo State capital in Nigeria’s south-western region.

15 Killed In Nigerien Boko Haram Attack

The terrorist group Boko Haram has attacked the town N’gourtoi, a Nigerien village, sharing borders with Yobe State.A village head and 14 other civilians were reportedly killed in the attack.

Nigerian Army Reinstates Over 3, 000 Soldiers

The Nigeria military on Thursday reinstated 3,032 soldiers, who were dismissed from the army for their alleged indiscipline ‎in the ongoing war with Islamic militants Boko Haram in Nigeria’s North East. Army spokesman, Col.

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.