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28 dead, seven missing in Niger boat mishap

No fewer than 28 bodies have been recovered by divers from the scene of Saturday’s boat mishap in Tijana village of Munya Local Government Area of Niger.

Gov. Sani Bello’s bombshell: Boko Haram rules 5 LGAs in Niger state

Boko Haram armed terrorists now clearly have strong foothold in Niger state, occupying no fewer than 50 communities in five LGAs.

Niger state IDP camps overflowing as terrorists chase out villagers

Niger State Internally Displaced Persons(IDP) camp in Gwada, is overflowing as more people are displaced from Chiro, Kuchi and Guni, where terrorists have laid siege.

Terrorists on motorcycles attack military camp in Niger state

A makeshift military camp in Zazzaga community of Niger state has been attacked by terrorists, with the soldiers' vehicles burnt and one civilian killed. The...

200 gunmen raid military base in Niger state, kill 6 soldiers, 7 civilians

About 200 gunmen have raided a military base in Allawa, Shiroro LGA of Niger state, killing six soldiers and a mobile policeman.

Bandit killed, AK-47 recovered in Niger State

The Niger Police have shot and killed a bandit in Tashan–Barau village of Rafi Local Government Area of the state.

3 women trafficked to Jigawa rescued

The Police Command in Jigawa said it had rescued three women suspected to have been trafficked from Plateau State.

Unpaid N1.27bn benefits: Niger to meet ex-councillors

The Niger Government on Wednesday expressed readiness to meet with protesting former councillors in the state over their unpaid N1.27 billion severance benefits.

Kidnapping: Niger government closes all public secondary schools

The closure of the schools came in the light of recent abduction of students at the Government Science College, in Kagara community of Niger State

Photos: Gov. Sani Bello meets freed Kagara students, others

Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has received the 24 Kagara students freed after their abduction by gunmen for 10 days

Gov. Sani Bello confirms release of Kagara students

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has confirmed the release of the 27 Kagara students, kidnapped by gunmen from Government Science secondary School on 17 February.

JUST IN: Abducted 27 Kagara students released

By Abankula The 27 abducted students of Government Science Secondary School Kagara, in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State have been released. Channels TV...

We saw the good, the bad, the best of police – SARS Panel Chairman

The 14-member panel received 17 petitions, 53 witnesses and 50 exhibits.

Revenue consultant seeks validation of court judgement

A Revenue Consultancy firm to the Niger State Government, Boyabam Services Global Limited, is seeking the validation of a final award judgement delivered by Mohammed Musa Sakaba (Sole Arbitrator) in the matter of an Arbitration holding at Minna, Niger State.

27 Kagara students, 15 others not yet released by abductors [Updated]

The 27 students of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State and 15 others have not been released by their abductors.

21 abducted bus passengers in Niger released

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has announced the release of the abducted 21 passengers of Niger State Mass Transit bus.

Insecurity: Niger mobilises LG chairmen, monarchs, says deputy gov. Ketsu

Alhaji Ahmed Ketsu, deputy Governor of Niger on Thursday said the state has reset its security architecture by mobilising LG chairmen and monarchs to complement the police.

Kagara College: Niger shuts down boarding schools

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has ordered the immediate closure of all boarding schools in Rafi, Munya, Shiroro and Mariga Local Government Areas of the State.

Terrorists release video of 21 captives in Niger, fresh abductions in Kagara college

Terrorists operating in Niger state have released the video and pictures of 21 captives, as another armed gang attacked Government Science College Kagara in Rafi LGA.

Niger to actualize Bobi grazing reserve – Governor

The Niger government is committed to actualising Bobi Grazing Reserve located along Mariga and Mashegu local government areas of the state.

2000 ACD members decamp to APC in Niger

About 2,000 members and supporters of the Advanced Congress for Democrats (ACD) decamped to the ruling APC in Agwara Local Government Area of Niger State on Sunday.

New Year: Niger police move to ensure peaceful celebrations

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Adamu Usman, has said the Niger State Police Command has taken proactive measures to ensure hitch-free New Year celebrations.

Niger council boss suspended over corruption allegations

Mr Suleiman Chukuba, the Chairman of Shiroro Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State, has been suspended.

Niger committed to providing functional healthcare facility – Gov. Bello

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, on Sunday expressed his commitment to having functional primary healthcare in each political ward of the state.

COVID-19 scare: Niger State orders civil servants to stay at home

Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has ordered that all civil servants stay at home from Monday, 21 December.

Niger recruits 31 doctors, 250 midwives

Dr Maikudi Muhammad, Niger State Health Commissioner has said that the Niger State Government has recruited 250 midwives for its primary health care centres.

Just IN: Niger governor Sani Bello tests positive for coronavirus

Governor of Niger State Abubakar Sani Bello has tested positive for coronavirus. He made this known in a short message on Twitter about 5pm today.

#EndSARS: Niger Govt inaugurates 14-man judicial panel

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has inaugurated a 14-man judicial panel of inquiry, to investigate cases of police brutality and other related extrajudicial acts by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state.

4 arrested for stealing 400 mattresses meant for IDPs

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Niger, has arrested four suspects for allegedly buying 400 mattresses meant for distribution to Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.

Human head for cash contractors arrested

The Police Command in Niger state has arrested four suspects with human head in Sabon Pegi, Mashegu Local Government Area of the state.

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