RE: NIGET STATE GOVERNOR: A CALL TO ACTION.

We read with great interest the wordings of our own literary giant, the highly articulate BM Dzukogi on the above subject matter. As a listening government, we do not take Nigerlites for granted so that every call for action is appreciated. We feel the pain of our people as keenly because, after all, we are […]

FORMER HEAD OF STATE, ABDULSALAMI ABUBAKAR OUTLINE MEASURES TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE DEMOCRACY TOWARDS NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Former Nigeria’s Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubabakar has outlined measures that will bring about sustainable democracy that will guarantee the attainment of our national development. Speaking during the Pre-endowment Lecture at the 22nd Convocation Ceremony of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, General Abubakar said tolerance, patience, dialogue, genuine patriotism, security of lives and property, […]

Niger on the threshold of greatness -By T.A. Haruna

In this part of the world, leaders are known for saying much and doing little. This has been a trend that the people have to live in with for a long time. But in all situations, there are always exceptions; in Niger State, the people are lucky to have a Governor today that says little and […]

Border closure: IMF backs Nigeria

By Harrison Arubu The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade. Mr Abebe Selassie, the Director of the African Department at the IMF, gave the position at a media briefing on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington. […]

June 12 annulment will haunt my father for life, says IBB’s son Mohammed

Mohammed Babangida, eldest son of former military president of Nigeria better known as IBB, says his father told him that the annulment of the June 12, 1993, election will haunt him for the rest of his life. The annulment plunged Nigeria into chaos and MKO Abiola, who was coasting to victory as of the time […]

Tears and pains on Minna-Bida road

A typical gridlock on the Minna-Bida road There is hardly any 200 kilometres stretch of a motorable road in Niger State, though the state boasts of the highest number of federal roads estimated at over 3,000 kilometres. Even in this deplorable state, there are still very bad cases, those the media refer to as “red […]