Tag: Niger State

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 3, 2014

“They killed him, ate his flesh and drank his blood” || Woman accused of slaughtering 9-year-old grandson

by Kolapo Olapoju Fatima Saraka Mohammed, has been accused of colluding with two others to kill, eat the flesh and ...

SolaAugust 4, 2014

Dangote makes Africa’s largest single investment in rice production

by Tunji Andrews   Africa’s richest man and king capitalist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has pledged to invest $1 billion (N165 ...

writerAugust 3, 2014

Council of State promises to end Boko Haram in 4 months | But how will they do it?

by Emma Chidogo Members of the Council of State consisting of the Vice President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, ...

SolaJuly 29, 2014

You think things are tough? A man has committed suicide over N35k [DETAILS]

by Mayowa Aboah A 43-year-old mechanic, Obi Orji, has reportedly committed suicide over his inability to pay his house rent. ...

writerJuly 25, 2014

At last, he speaks! | Read what Babangida has to say about Boko Haram

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the bombing involving General Mohammadu Buhari in Kaduna, his colleague, former head of state General Ibrahim ...

July 11, 2014

Gimba Kakanda: David Umaru – The last man standing in Niger state

by Gimba Kakanda The coming of Barrister David Umaru ended this tradition of short-lived popular opposition forces and, especially, emergency ...

June 14, 2014

How I smoked Boko Haram out of Niger – Gov. Aliyu

by Zara Mustapha Governor of Niger state, Babangida Aliyu claimed he prevented the terrorist sect, Boko Haram from having an operating base ...

June 12, 2014

‘Nigeria must not fail’- Jonathan warns political class, Senator representing Niger state dies & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo Nigeria must not fail, Jonathan warns political class President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday warned Nigeria’s political class ...

December 16, 2013

ASUU strike update: Lecturers to hold crucial NEC meeting today, may return to classes

by ‘Jola Sotubo The end of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike might just be near as the ...

December 9, 2013

Our leaders should steal less from public treasury – Gov. Aliyu

by Adeola Balogun Niger State governor, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has reportedly said that the habit of looting public funds ...

December 9, 2013

How to stop ASUU strike for good – Gov. Aliyu

by ‘Jola Sotubo The governor of Niger, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has blamed the nation’s politicians for the ongoing Academic Staff ...

November 26, 2013

APC merger update: Why Govs Aliyu and Lamido chose to remain in the PDP

by ‘Jola Sotubo The defection of some members of the Abubakar Baraje-led  faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to ...

November 26, 2013

APC merger update: I have not left PDP – Babangida Aliyu says

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following reports that the 7 aggrieved governors under the Abubakar Baraje-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party ...

October 6, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Another boat mishap in Niger claims 18 lives

Another boat mishap has claimed 18 lives in Kokoli in Borugu Local Government Area of Niger state. The mishap occurred ...

September 18, 2013

120 people arrested for refusing polio vaccine in Niger

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a move to firmly eradicate polio from the state, the Niger State Government has arrested 120 ...

September 12, 2013

SAD: Generator fumes kill family of three in newly-built home in Niger State

by ‘Jola Sotubo A day which should have been one of joy for a young family who moved into a ...

August 30, 2013

Money-making rituals: 3 suspects arrested for beheading 10-year-old boy in Niger

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Niger State Police have apprehended three persons suspected of beheading a 10-year-old boy. The State Police ...

August 7, 2013

#ChildNotBride: Girl absconds from husband’s house after getting forced into early marriage

by Oge Okonkwo A 17-year-old girl (name withheld), a native of Agaie local government, Niger State,  has absconded from her husband’s ...

November 17, 2012

The things we hear: Man approves incestuous relationship between his wife and son

by Akan Ido A man in Suleja, Niger State, was said to have approved an incestuous relation between his 39-year-old ...

September 26, 2012

Elumelu, Otedola, others take over power generation plants

by Isi Esene The financial bid process for the Power Holding Company of Nigeria successor Generation Companies attracted a number ...

May 22, 2012

Niger State Assembly impeaches two speakers in one week. Third time’s the charm?

Niger State Assembly is fast gaining a reputation as one that changes its leaders as quickly as a man changes ...

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