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I am disturbed with the rate of deaths caused by armed bandits, natural disasters - IBB

I am disturbed with the rate of deaths caused by armed bandits, natural disasters - IBB

I am disturbed with the rate of deaths caused by armed bandits, natural disasters - IBB
I engage in robbery because I don’t want my wife to lack anything - Suspect (photo)

I engage in robbery because I don’t want my wife to lack anything - Suspect (photo)

The police command in Niger state has confirmed the arrest of two suspected robbers who attacked vehicles conveying goods from the market in Kokongi through Wawa village in the Borgu local government area of the state.

I engage in robbery because I don’t want my wife to lack anything - Suspect (photo)
Top officers of Nigeria Prisons Service reportedly sacked over Minna jailbreak

Top officers of Nigeria Prisons Service reportedly sacked over Minna jailbreak

Some officers in Niger state command of the Nigeria Prisons Service including the assistant comptroller of prisons Abubakar Tsalaha reportedly retired over the recent jailbreak at the Minna medium security prison in Niger state.

Top officers of Nigeria Prisons Service reportedly sacked over Minna jailbreak
Ruwa ya tafi da mutane 8 a jihar Niger

Ruwa ya tafi da mutane 8 a jihar Niger

Hukumar 'yan sanda reshen jihar Niger sun bada sanarwar mutuwar mutane 8 sakamakon ruwa da ya cinye su a kauyen Rafin Gora a karamar hukumar Kontagora dake jihar. Kwamishinan 'yan sanda na jihar, Alhaji Dibal Yakadi, shine ya...

Ruwa ya tafi da mutane 8 a jihar Niger
These are the cities where it will rain on Monday, July 2- NiMet releases weather prediction

These are the cities where it will rain on Monday, July 2- NiMet releases weather prediction

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects if thunderstorms and rains over central states like Abuja, Minna, Lafia, Bauchi, Gombe, Jos, Yola and Mambila Plateau axis in the morning of Monday, July 2.

These are the cities where it will rain on Monday, July 2- NiMet releases weather prediction
Nigerian hunters reportedly kill hippopotamus in Niger state

Nigerian hunters reportedly kill hippopotamus in Niger state

A wild hippopotamus was recently killed by hunters in Niger state. The animal was felled by a group of hunters in River Niger in Jebba axis. The wild beast was felled after many hours of rigorous hunting by a number of hunters.

Nigerian hunters reportedly kill hippopotamus in Niger state
Former Niger governor Aliyu transferred N1.7bn to 3 contractors on the same day - Witness tells court

Former Niger governor Aliyu transferred N1.7bn to 3 contractors on the same day - Witness tells court

An EFCC witness has told a Federal High Court in Minna how three companies mentioned in the fraud case involving Babangida Aliyu, a former Niger state, got N1.7 billion meant for ecological projects on the same day.

Former Niger governor Aliyu transferred N1.7bn to 3 contractors on the same day - Witness tells court
Just in: EFCC arraigns former Niger governor Babangida Aliyu over alleged N2bn fraud

Just in: EFCC arraigns former Niger governor Babangida Aliyu over alleged N2bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, June 26 arraigned a former governor of Niger state and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Babangida Aliyu, in court over alleged corruption.

Just in: EFCC arraigns former Niger governor Babangida Aliyu over alleged N2bn fraud
Breaking: Tears as cholera reportedly claims 19 in Niger state, 65 battle for their lives

Breaking: Tears as cholera reportedly claims 19 in Niger state, 65 battle for their lives

Tears and confusion have reportedly taken over the Bida local government area of Niger state as no fewer than 19 persons allegedly died while 65 others have been hospitalised as a result of an outbreak of cholera in the town.

Breaking: Tears as cholera reportedly claims 19 in Niger state, 65 battle for their lives
Tears in Niger state as PDP secretary dies of cardiac arrest at 52

Tears in Niger state as PDP secretary dies of cardiac arrest at 52

Politicians from different political divides attended the burial, including the state chairman of the party, Alhaji Tanko Beji; present and past leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party as well as people from all walks of life.

Tears in Niger state as PDP secretary dies of cardiac arrest at 52
18-year-old secondary school student disguises as woman to defraud men

18-year-old secondary school student disguises as woman to defraud men

Shamsu Abubakar, an 18-year-old boy, has been arrested by police operatives in Minna, Niger state, following a tip off for disguising as a lady. The police said he has defrauded many men who he had deceived with feminine antics.

18-year-old secondary school student disguises as woman to defraud men
Suspected kidnapper reveals why he joined kidnap gang

Suspected kidnapper reveals why he joined kidnap gang

Two suspected kidnappers that had been making life unbearable for the people of Sabon Mariga in the Rafi local government area of the state have reportedly been arrested by the Niger state police command in the state.

Suspected kidnapper reveals why he joined kidnap gang
Babangida Aliyu to blame for the sorry state of infrastructure in Niger state - Governor Bello lambastes his predecessor

Babangida Aliyu to blame for the sorry state of infrastructure in Niger state - Governor Bello lambastes his predecessor

Niger state governir, Sani Bello, said it is uncharitable and uncivilized for Babangida to have threw caution to the winds by arrogantly accusing him of feeding the people of the state with outright lies and cheap sentiments.

Babangida Aliyu to blame for the sorry state of infrastructure in Niger state - Governor Bello lambastes his predecessor
Hanji ne: Wani Gwamnan Arewa ya karɓi Bashin N3.2bn daga Bankin Zenith

Hanji ne: Wani Gwamnan Arewa ya karɓi Bashin N3.2bn daga Bankin Zenith

Da sanadin shafin jaridar Nigerian Daily mun samu rahoton cewa wani gwamna daya daga cikin gwamnonin jihohin Arewa ya samu amincewar majalisar dokoki ta jihar sa wajen karbo bashin makudan kudade daga bankin nan na Zenith.

Hanji ne: Wani Gwamnan Arewa ya karɓi Bashin N3.2bn daga Bankin Zenith
Prisons service constitutes probe panel over Minna jail break

Prisons service constitutes probe panel over Minna jail break

In response to the jail break at the Minna New Prison in Niger state, the Nigeria Prisons Service on Thursday, June 7, constituted a committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident for proper action.

Prisons service constitutes probe panel over Minna jail break
FG reveals alleged masterminds of Minna jail break

FG reveals alleged masterminds of Minna jail break

There are plans by the federal government to address the shortage of manpower in the Nigerian Prison Service by recruiting 6000 personnel. The minister of interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the disclosure on Monday, June 4.

FG reveals alleged masterminds of Minna jail break
Nobody is sure why the attack was carried out - Governor Bello reacts to Minna jail break

Nobody is sure why the attack was carried out - Governor Bello reacts to Minna jail break

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger state on Monday, June 4, refuted allegations that the attack on the night os Sunday, June 3, by some gunmen on Minna Medium Prison was as a result of activities of some condemned criminals.

Nobody is sure why the attack was carried out - Governor Bello reacts to Minna jail break
Dambazau ya kai ziyara gidan yarin da 'Yan bindiga suka fasa

Dambazau ya kai ziyara gidan yarin da 'Yan bindiga suka fasa

Ministan cikin gida, Alhaji Abdulrahman Dambazau, ya ziyarci gidan yarin garin Minna babban birnin jihar Neja, wanda wasu 'yan bindiga da har yanzu ba a tabbatar da su waye ba suka fasa a jiya Lahadi. Ziyarar ministan ta biyo...

Dambazau ya kai ziyara gidan yarin da 'Yan bindiga suka fasa
Breaking: Armed criminals attack Nigerian prison, many prisoners escape, 2 killed

Breaking: Armed criminals attack Nigerian prison, many prisoners escape, 2 killed

The Nigerian Prison Service has confirmed a jailbreak at the Minna prison. This is the latest in a series of jailbreaks in prisons across Nigeria. The service said the latest jailbreak occurred on Sunday night.

Breaking: Armed criminals attack Nigerian prison, many prisoners escape, 2 killed
After Minna jailbreak, minister of interior Danbazau visits Minna prison

After Minna jailbreak, minister of interior Danbazau visits Minna prison

Danbazau, the minister of interior, has visited the Medium Security Prisons in Minna, the Niger state capital, where some criminals attacked a prison.Two persons, a prison warder and a commercial motorcyclist, were killed.

After Minna jailbreak, minister of interior Danbazau visits Minna prison
Breaking: 200 inmates escape from Nigerian prison in daring jailbreak

Breaking: 200 inmates escape from Nigerian prison in daring jailbreak

The police in Niger, said on Monday, June 4, that it had taken measures to ensure the arrest of the 200 prisoners that escaped from Minna Medium Security Prison on Sunday, June 3. Yakadi, the commissioner of police confirmed this.

Breaking: 200 inmates escape from Nigerian prison in daring jailbreak
Ya kira ruwa ba lema: Ya lakada ma Dansanda dan banzan duka ya gamu da fushin Kotu

Ya kira ruwa ba lema: Ya lakada ma Dansanda dan banzan duka ya gamu da fushin Kotu

Dansandan ya bayyana ma Kotu cewa laifin da Leburan ya aikata ya saba ma sashi na 265 da 397 na kundin hukunta manyan laifuka, don haka ya yi kira ga Kotu ta yi duba da sashi na 157 na kundin ta hukunta wanda ake zargin.

Ya kira ruwa ba lema: Ya lakada ma Dansanda dan banzan duka ya gamu da fushin Kotu
Niger governor blames predecessors for poor infrastructure across the state

Niger governor blames predecessors for poor infrastructure across the state

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State, on Wednesday, May 30, blamed his predecessors, especially the immediate past administration of Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu, for the sorry state of infrastructure across the state

Niger governor blames predecessors for poor infrastructure across the state
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Niger is one of the states Nigeria. It is placed in the central part of the country and this state is the biggest one in the whole country. Niger news informs that by its area, the state is placed on the 13 place of all the states. The municipal centre of the state is city Minna, other bustling centres are Bida and Kontagora.

The state is named Niger, because of the cognominal river flowing on the territory of the state.

According to Niger state news, the state was founded in the year 1976. People of the state live according to the laws of Sharia, though there are a lot of representatives of Christianity.

The main economic source of the Niger state is agriculture and cattle breeding. The biggest part of the whole population of the state is involved in these two sectors. As this state is the central one, trade is also very developed there.

A lot of tourists are attracted to the state each year as there are a lot of amazing and outstanding natural sight sites. People come to see the beautiful waterfall and national park which are situated in the state. Also, there is a number of historical places of interest that attract people.

Also, people come to see traditions and cultural heritage of indigenous population. The brightest representatives of this population are duka people. They speak they own hun-saare language, although the official language in the state is English.

If to speak about the centre of the state, Minna, Niger news today inform that this is an important centre of historical and religious development of the whole country. So there are a lot of mosques and churches placed in the Minna.

Niger newspapers inform that Minna is agricultural centre of the whole state, there are cultivated yam, corn and other crops.

Also, Minna is the centre of education, suggesting people to enter the numerous universities and institutes placed in the city.

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