Wife of Niger State Governor Emerges Chairperson NGWF.

The Wife of the Niger State Governor, Dr. Amina Abubakar Bello has emerged as the Chairperson Northern Governor Wives Forum. She was unanimously confirmed as the Chairperson after a meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Dr. Bello who was the Vice Chairperson was made Chairperson after the former Chairperson, Wife of the Bauchi State […]

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Gov. Bagudu sacks embattled acting chief judge, appoints Ambursa without recommendation of NJC

The Kebbi State governor, Atiku Bagudu, has sacked the acting Chief Judge of state, Elizabeth Asabe Karatu, for petitioning the National Judicial Council, NJC, over the governor’s refusal to confirm her as substantive chief judge. In a ceremony held Friday at the Government House, the governor swore-in Justice Sulaiman Ambursa as Mr Karatu’s replacement. Mrs […]

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Buhari Appoints Igbo Man as The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF)

The Nigerian President president Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Ogbonnaya Onu as The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Ogbonnaya Onu is a Nigerian politician, creator and engineer. He is the Minister for Science and Technology beneath the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. He was the primary Executive Governor of Abia State beneath the National […]

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Supreme Court sacks APC senator, David Umaru

The Supreme Court has declared Mohammed Sani Musa winner of the Niger East senatorial election in the last National Assembly polls. The court, however, set aside the April 8, 2019 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, which declared Senator David Umaru the valid candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Umaru, an ex-Chairman, Senate […]

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Alleged fraud: Ex-Niger Gov. Aliyu, Nasko re-arraigned, granted bail

A former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu was yesterday re-arraigned before a Federal High Court in Minna on charges of money laundering. The ex-governor was arraigned alongside a former Commissioner for Environment, Umar Nasko, on an eight-count charge of criminal conspiracy and money laundering. The offences are contrary to section 18(a) of the money laundering […]

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Niger govt. appointments lopsided – CAN

The Niger chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has alleged that appointments so far made by Governor Abubakar Bello were “lopsided”. “Gov Bello has named appointees to occupy four principal offices; none of the appointees is a Christian. We think this is not fair because many of our members campaigned for him,”  Rev. […]

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Niger Govt. acquires N1.8bn tractors for 2019 farming season

The Niger government has concluded arrangements to procure 10 new tractors at the cost of N1.8 billion to boost its access to farmers in the state for the 2019 farming season. Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger made this known in Minna while inaugurating the 2019 farming season and sales and distribution of fertilisers, improved seeds […]

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NLC commits to Western Sahara sovereignty

Joan Nwagwu The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has reinstated its support for the struggle of the Western Sahara people against the colonial grip of Morocco. Mr Najeem Yasin, acting NLC president, gave the assurance during a visit by Mr Brahim Ghali, President Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, Congress is […]

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