JUST IN: 5 die as tanker explodes on Kaduna-Abuja highway

Five persons lost their lives while over 10 others sustained injuries following a tanker explosion at Dikko junction, along Kaduna-Abuja highway, in Niger State. The accident, which occurred around 8 Pm on Friday, also destroyed 19 vehicles, including the tanker and 35 make sifts shops. Witnesses, who spoke to Daily Trust, explained that the tanker, […]

Niger Govt. orders evacuation of illegal motor parks

Niger government has directed Directors of Personnel Management in the 25 local government areas to enforce the evacuation of illegal operators of motor parks across the state. Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello (Punch) Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government, gave the directives when he visited the scene of patrol tanker explosion […]

NIGER STATE GOVERNMENT PARTNERS JAPANESE GOVERNMENT IN AGRICULTURE AND ALLIED PRODUCTS

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has identified Agriculture and allied products as areas of priority for Japanese investors intending to invest in the state. Governor Sani Bello made this known when he addressed Japanese Investors and other Nationals at the African Chamber of Commerce, AFCCJ launch in Japan. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello who […]

UK: Suspension of Parliament sparks nationwide protests

Hundreds of people blocked London’s normally busy Whitehall road on Saturday to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament. They gathered outside the gates protecting the prime minister’s London residence at 10 Downing Street and chanted “Boris Johnson, shame on you,” “Trump’s puppet, shame on you,” “Liar Johnson, shame on you,” the […]

Why Delta govt. employed 1000 teachers

By Eguonor Ighure Chief Patrick Ukah, the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education in Delta, has said that the recruitment of 1000 teachers into the Post Primary Education Board (PPEB) was to bridge the gap in the number of teachers in public schools in the state. He made this known in a statement signed by Mr […]

9/11 plotters face death penalty trial

Nearly 20 years after the grusome killing of scores in the September 2011 attack on the World Trade Centre, 5 of the Masterminds are to face death-penalty trial. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp will be tried in January 2020, a military judge at the US Navy’s Guantanamo […]

Sharibu alive, FG not giving up on release – Presidency

The Federal Government has said that it is not giving up its moves on negotiating for the release of Leah Sharibu, stating that she is still alive. Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the Buhari administration was still in talks with her captors in the hope that she would […]

$16b power probe: INTERPOL to track five key suspects abroad

FIVE key suspects implicated in the $16 billion power projects may have relocated abroad as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) intensifies its investigation of the botched deals. The anti-graft agency, according to sources, is however poised to seek the assistance of the International Police Organisation (INTERPOL) to locate the runaway suspects. The Nation […]

NIGER STATE GOVERNMENT IDENTIFIES AGRICULTURE AND ALLIED PRODUCTS AS PRIORITY AREAS FOR JAPANESE INVESTMENT IN THE STATE.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has identified Agriculture and allied products as areas of priority for Japanese investors intending to invest in the state. Governor Sani Bello made this known when he addressed  Japanese Investors  and other Nationals  at the African chamber of commerce in Japan AFCCJ launch event.  Governor Abubakar Sani Bello explained […]

NGSG MOVES TO SITE TO ADDRESS THE FAILED PORTIONS OF MINNA – BIDA ROAD

Niger State Government has reiterated its readiness to commence the reconstruction and dualization of the Minna – Bida road to end government’s perennial spending of its scarce resources on rehabilitation of the road and bring lasting succour to motorists and commuters in the state and country.The Minna – Bida road, though a Federal Government route,  […]