Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello on Tuesday inaugurated two strategic committees to prepare ground for his second term. The committees are the Project, Policy, Programmes and Appraisal Committee and the Inauguration Committee. The inauguration took place at the Council Chamber of the Government House in Minna, the state capital. The Project Policy Programmes and […]

Rainmaker: Meet man wey claim say im fit make rain fall and stop

By Nduka Orjinmo “E get any time wey as we dey wait, you fear say di rain no go fall,” I ask am. Im raise im eye up, slow-slow, like say im neck dey heavy am. “Mu” (me for Igbo), im tok as im use finger point im chest. “As you dey go back today, […]

Niger APC deserts Bago for Gbajabiamila, Lawan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and members-elect of the House of Representatives in Niger State have dashed the hope of member representing Chachanga constituency Mohammed Bago of becoming the Speaker of the House of Representatives. At a meeting on Monday evening in Government convened by Governor Abubakar Bello, the state decided to throw its weight […]

Alkali ya daure wasu Matan Musulmai 2 da suka yi shigar banza a garin Kaduna

Wata kotun shari’ar Musulunci dake zamanta a unguwar Magajin Gari cikin garin jahar Kaduna ta yanke ma wasu yan mata biyu, Farida Taofiq mai shekaru 20 da Raihana Abbas mai shekaru 20 ita ma, hukuncin zaman gidan yari na tsawon watanni 2. Majiyar Legit.ng ta ruwaito Alkalin kotun, Mallam Musa Sa’ad Goma ya kama yan […]

NDLEA nabs suspect with 1,008 kg of 225 tramadol in Niger – Commander

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger Command, has arrested one suspect with 1,008 kg of 225 tramadol at Tungan Shanu of Tafa Local Government Areat of the state. The NDLEA’s Commander in the state, Mrs Sylvia Egwunwoke, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on […]

Zamfara Traditional Rulers Arrested For Serving As Bandits’ Informants

Troops of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Harbin Kunama 3 have arrested the traditional heads of Doka and Mutu villages in Gusau Local Government Area of the state, accusing them of serving as informants to bandits. The Army confirmed the arrest in a statement issued on Monday. Six bandits was shot dead in Kirsa […]

In case you missed this… Emir Of Kontagora Expresses Concerns Over Rising Insecurity

By; BALA B. BITRUS, Minna Sarkin Sudan Kontagora, (the Emir of Kontagora) Alhaji Sa’idu Namaska has expressed concerns over rising security challenges in his dormain and elsewhere across the state and beyond just as he tasked citizens to be more conscious of activities of unscrupulous persons. The Emir noted that security challenges were fast becoming […]

NAF to acquire 18 new aircraft in 2020

By Doris Esa The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is to acquire additional 18 aircraft by 2020 to boost its air assets. Air Commodore Nnamdi Ananaba, the Chairman, Organising Committee for the 2019 NAF Day Celebration, disclosed this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja. The brands of the aircraft, according to him, are 4 […]

Buhari hosts Emir of Qatar, releases investment focus

President Muhammadu Buhari has hosted the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-thani, soliciting investments in petroleum, power, aviation, and rail as major areas of concern. Also on the front burner was the recharge of Lake Chad with water from the Congo Basin, so as to grant succour to the more than 30 million […]

IGP orders arrest, prosecution of police attackers

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest and prosecution of all persons involved in the unprovoked and gruesome attack on police officers in Ogoja, Cross River. The policemen were on a legitimate mission to arrest some suspected armed robbers and receivers of a stolen vehicle in a community in […]