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SOCIETY

Security Officers Raid Bandits Den Deep In A Forest Near Abuja

Recall that suspected bandits attacked communities in the Wushishi Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State, the assault left as many as 14 people dead and several more injured. The assailants also reportedly kidnapped an unknown number of people and stole goods, including vehicles. In another attack, assailants attacked Batatti in the nearby Lavun LGA.

  1 year ago ago
Security Officers Raid Bandits Den Deep In A Forest Near Abuja

POLITICS

Outrage As 25 LG Chairmen Fly Out To Ghana For Retreat Without Paying Council Staff Salaries

There was outrage in Niger state as the 25 council chairmen all flew out to ghana for a retreat. The retreat is billed to hold for one week. Council staff and the state residents have frowned at such a move also citing the last incident where the chairman had to travel out to Kaduna state for 2 days for a retreat just after their inauguration.  They wondered why the chairmen left them without paying salaries and wondered how their travel would benefit them They wondered why the program had to be taken out

  2 years ago ago
Outrage As 25 LG Chairmen Fly Out To Ghana For Retreat Without Paying Council Staff Salaries

CRIME

My Victim Willingly Gave me Sex ; Suspected Niger Kidnapper.

A 27 years old suspected kidnapper , Saidu Iliya, of Gada Yeregi village in the Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State, has narrated how he had sex with on of his victims, a middle aged woman. Iliya had abducted the woman and had sexual intercourse with her while waiting for ransom to be paid by her husband. Luck, However,ran out on him when he was apprehended by a joint team of policemen and vigilantes at Vunu village. When asked if he used any protection during sexual intercourse with the victim, the

  2 years ago ago
My Victim Willingly Gave me Sex ; Suspected Niger Kidnapper.

CRIME

I Abducted The Pregnant Woman Due to Her Willingness To Offer Me What A Man Wants- Man says

A man who was arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a pregnant woman in Niger State claimed he didn’t force her but that she willingly agreed to do it. suspected kidnapper The suspect claims she voluntarily gave him sex (C) LIB Saidu Iliya, 27, was paraded at the State Police Command in Minna when he made the claims, Daily Trust reports. While parading the suspect, the command’s spokesman, ASP Wasiu Abiodun narrated how Iliya was apprehended. He said that on March 5, the victim’s husband, Moham

  2 years ago ago
I Abducted The Pregnant Woman Due to Her Willingness To Offer Me What A Man Wants- Man says

CRIME

See The Faces Of The Two Men Who Butchered 18-Year-Old Girl To Pieces After Luring Her Into The Bush

The Niger state police command have arrested two men for killing and cutting into pieces, an 18-year-old girl in Effa village in Lavun Local Government Area. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Wasiu Abiodun, SARS operatives arrested the two suspects whose name were identified as Abdulkadir Alh. Ibrahim and Abubakar Idris. These criminals allegedly conspired among themselves to deceive a little girl named Hauwa Saidu, into the bush where she was killed and butchered

  1 year ago ago
See The Faces Of The Two Men Who Butchered 18-Year-Old Girl To Pieces After Luring Her Into The Bush

SOCIETY

Another Lagos-bound truck crashes in Niger, 8 persons, livestock dead

Picture used to illustrate the deadly accident. At least 8 persons have reportedly died as a result of a deadly accident which involved a leaded truck. The truck had both people and animals as it was heading to Lagos State from Katsina state. The vehicle crashed around Batati village in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger state.

  1 year ago ago
Another Lagos-bound truck crashes in Niger, 8 persons, livestock dead

POLITICS

Hon. Bako Kasim Alfa Resigns his position as Deputy Speaker Niger State House of Assembly.

Hon. Bako Kasim Alfa has on Thursday 23rd of July, 2020 resigned his position as the Deputy Speaker Niger State House of Assembly. The former Deputy Speaker who is the member representing Bida (North) Constituency 1 announced his resignation during plenary session through a letter read by the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Abdullahi Wuse at floor of the House. No reason was given for his resignation. He however thanked his colleague (Honourable Members) for the confidence reposed in him to serve in the capacity

  1 year ago ago
Hon. Bako Kasim Alfa Resigns his position as Deputy Speaker Niger State House of Assembly.

SOCIETY

Today’s Headlines:Use Vigilantes To Fight Bandits: APC Senator Advices Govt, Custom Seizes Rice

Niger govt should use vigilantes to fight bandits: APC senator An All Progressives Congress senator Bima Enagi (APC- Niger) has urged the Niger government to use vigilantes and traditional institutions to fight bandits. Mr Enagi made the call on Wednesday while reacting to the recent abduction of people in Batati, Lavun local government area, and pupils of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School in Tegina, Rafi council.

  1 year ago ago
Today’s Headlines:Use Vigilantes To Fight Bandits: APC Senator Advices Govt, Custom Seizes Rice

EDUCATION

Nigerian Girl Emerges The Best Graduating Student At Sumy State University, Ukraine

A Nigerian young lady identified as Lydia Adi Kolo has reportedly been named the best graduating student of medicine from the prestigious Sumy University in Ukraine. Lydia is the first Nupe girl from Lavun local government area of Niger State to graduate with outstanding performance from a foreign university in the republic of Ukraine.

  10 months ago ago
Nigerian Girl Emerges The Best Graduating Student At Sumy State University, Ukraine

SOCIETY

Drug Abuse And Social Vices A Danger To Nigerian Youths — says IGP Ibrahim Idris

The retired Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has urged Nigerians, particularly the youth to shun drug abuse and other negative vices. IGP Idris gave the advice when members of the Lavun Youth Congress paid him a courtesy visit in Bida yesterday being Wednesday. The former Inspector General of police notified drug abuse and other social vices had negatively affected Nigerian youths.

  11 months ago ago
Drug Abuse And Social Vices A Danger To Nigerian Youths — says IGP Ibrahim Idris

POLITICS

Gbatamangi Mourn the death of Hon Chata Mohammed

GBATAMANGI MOURN THE DEATH OF HON CHATA MOHAMMED The House of Reps, Lavun/ Edati/Mokwa Federal Constituency, Hon Abdullahi Usman Gbatamangi mourn the death of Hon Alh Chata Mohammed He described the Late Chata as an astute politician whose unquantified contribution to this course will not be forgotten. The Late politician died on Friday 27/03/2020 after a brief illness. Until his death, he was the Campaign DG to the serving Member NSHA (Lavun Constituency) Hon Jubril Ndagi Babah and a Political Adviser to t

  2 years ago ago
Gbatamangi Mourn the death of Hon Chata Mohammed

ACCIDENT

Tanker explosion in Niger state

There was a tanker explosion in Lavun Local Government Area, Niger state which killed almost or four people and injured a number of thirty. It happens that the tanker was carrying bags of maize and at the same time hiding gallons of diesel in it. The tanker also have about two hundred passengers on it. The tanker or truck was on it way to Lagos from the North when this incident happened. This accident immediately was notified to the Sector Commander of FRSC of Niger state in person of Joel Dagwa who confirm

  2 years ago ago
Tanker explosion in Niger state

POLITICS

Construct the long yearning 5km Kutigi by-pass road From U.B.A Kutigi-sawmill after science College

The Honourable Member representing Lavun Constituency, Hon. Jibrin Ndagi Babah has Moved a Motion today the 25th of March calling on the Executive Arm of the Government to Construct the long yearning 5km Kutigi by-pass road From U.B.A Kutigi - Township Stadium and through Nasara area to exit at Sawmill after Idris Legbo Science Collage Kutigi. The By-pass road according to the Legislator, "if constructed will ease the hardship faced by commuters and Kutigi Community, as it will avert accidents within the to

  2 years ago ago
Construct the long yearning 5km Kutigi by-pass road From U.B.A Kutigi-sawmill after science College

POLITICS

SEN BIMA provides relief materials to vulnerable people of his Constituency

The Senator representing Niger South. Sen. Bima Muhammad Enagi has today 24th of April 2020 gave relief materials to the Vulnerable people of his constituency as part of the effort to cushion the effect of the hardship his people are facing in this trying times. The relief materials includes trucks of food items such as bags of grains, rice, vegetable oil, millets, seasonings, cartoons of soap and mattresses to be distributed to the poor, vulnerable and people living with disabilities. According to the Sena

  2 years ago ago
SEN BIMA provides relief materials to vulnerable people of his Constituency