Few days ago, I wrote about how Gov Abu Sani Bello intends to see to it that the success recorded between Kwakuti and Lambata is similarly replicated between Kwakwuti and Chanchaga to ensure a smooth ride from Abuja to Minna.

Few days ago, I wrote about how Gov Abu Sani Bello intends to see to it that the success recorded between Kwakuti and Lambata is similarly replicated between Kwakwuti and Chanchaga to ensure a smooth ride from Abuja to Minna. Work has now commenced from Sansita village after kwakuti to Minna. Although it is a […]

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello sent 3 more additional names to be screened as commissioners

At the plenary session of Niger state House of Assembly, today Thursday 17th of October 2019 the Honorable speaker, Barrister Bawa Abdullahi Wuse annouced to the House additional three names from His excellency The Executive Governor of Niger state, Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello, as commisioner nominees. The 3 names included are as follows: Mrs Rifkatu […]

Severance package: Niger Ex-Councillors threatens legal action for non-payment

The Niger State immediate past councilors (2016-2019) have call on Governor Abubakar Sani Bello to effect the payment of their severance allowance entitlements before the conduct of upcoming council elections or face legal action against government. Chairman, Committee on Allowance Recovery 2016-2019 Local Government Councils, Hon. Aliyu Abubakar made this known during press briefing recently […]

Court sentences killer of MTN staff to death by hanging

Kwara State High Court has sentenced one Ogundele David, killer of an MTN telecommunication staff, Abiola Tosin Ashinwo, to death by hanging. In a judgement delivered by the trial judge, Justice Adebayo Yusuf, Ogundele was convicted on two-count charge, after more than three years of legal battle. For the first count charge, the convict committed […]

Nigeria, China partner to produce transformers locally by 2020

By Lizzy Okoji Nigeria is to work closely with China for the production of Nigerian-made transformers by 2020, a top ranking Nigerian official said on Thursday. Engr. Mohammed Haruna, the Executive Vice Chairman, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), who made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

Mob stopped us from accessing Onitsha fire scene – FFS

By Philomina Attah The Federal Fire Service (FFS) has said that a mob stopped its men from getting to the scene of Wednesday’s fire incident at Ochanja Market, Onitsha, in Anambra. Spokesperson of the agency, Ugo Huan, said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. “The Federal Fire Service received a call about the […]

Jos Trade Fair: Exhibitors decry toilets’ poor sanitary condition

By Blessing Odega, Some exhibitors at the ongoing Jos International Trade Fair have decried the poor sanitary condition of toilets at the fair ground. The traders told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the toilets provided by the organisers were too outdated and inadequate to cater for the teeming number of visitors to the fair. […]

UBA Server Hacked, N752m Stolen

A Federal High Court in Lagos has heard how thieves hacked United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc computers and stole N752 million from a Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, account. One of the bank’s auditors, Mr Ojo Oladimeji, told Justice Chuka Obiozor that the hackers illegally penetrated the bank’s servers. He said they gained access […]

Flood: 10 Dead, 469 Communities Affected In Niger

A father and a son as well as eight others were killed in various flood incidents across five local government areas in Niger state. A breakdown of the deaths include a father and son in Edati; three primary school pupils in Gurara; three children in Yuna village in Borgu; one child in Kontagora and seven-year-old […]