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POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Don’t Repeat Past Mistakes - Aliyu Warns PDP; IPOB Disowns Andy Uba

Don’t repeat past mistakes, ex-gov Aliyu warns PDP A former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, has warned the Peoples Democratic Party to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past which led to its defeat in the 2015 elections. The former governor predicted that many members of the party would either retire from partisan politics or leave the PDP if it fails in its bid to return to power at the national level.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Don’t Repeat Past Mistakes - Aliyu Warns PDP; IPOB Disowns Andy Uba

ENVIRONMENT

Check Out 4 Mysterious Lakes/Rivers That Can Be Found In Nigeria

Nigeria is home to alot of Mysterious Lakes and Rivers, let's take a look at a few of them below. 1. The Oguta lake You can't talk about mystery and not mention the popular Oguta lake. This lake is located in the rainforest of Niger State, it can also be found in Imo State, Nigeria.

  11 months ago ago
Check Out 4 Mysterious Lakes/Rivers That Can Be Found In Nigeria

POLITICS

2 Lessons To Learn As Atiku Made Revelation About Obasanjo's Second Term Bid

Former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has made a revelation about the second term bid of the former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. Atiku made the disclosure just as the 2023 general elections are gaining more momentum and preparations are getting higher. There are two lessons to be learned from his revelation.

  11 months ago ago
2 Lessons To Learn As Atiku Made Revelation About Obasanjo's Second Term Bid

MILITARY

Why Would Locals In Niger State Be Supplying Guns and Petrol To Bandits?

It surprises many Nigerians that locals in Niger State will be supplying bandits guns, arms, ammunition, and fuel they use in carrying out their nefarious attacks against the people living in surrounding villages of the State. Are they ignorant of what they are doing? They should know by now that the bandits have no mercy for human lives and properties and be thinking of curtailing their activities in the State.

  11 months ago ago
Why Would Locals In Niger State Be Supplying Guns and Petrol To Bandits?

MILITARY

The Killing of 18 Worshippers in Niger Mosque & The Need To Declare Bandits As Terrorists

According to the Daily Trust, no fewer than 18 people were reportedly dead after suspected bandits attacked a mosque in Maza-Kuka Community, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. The gunmen stormed the mosque when worshippers were planning to observe prayer in the early hours of Monday, October 25, 2021.

  11 months ago ago
The Killing of 18 Worshippers in Niger Mosque & The Need To Declare Bandits As Terrorists

SOCIETY

18 Worshipers Killed, 7 Others Abducted As Gunmen Attacked Mosque On Monday

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed at least 18 worshipers in the early hours of Monday at a mosque in Nazakuka village, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. According to Niger State Commissioner of Police, Monday Kuryas, who also confirmed the incident to the journalists on Monday, the hoodlums also abducted seven other people.

  11 months ago ago
18 Worshipers Killed, 7 Others Abducted As Gunmen Attacked Mosque On Monday

MILITARY

Why residents in Niger State should not panic despite the threats from Boko Haram members

The northern part of Nigeria has witnessed a high rise in the rate of kidnappings and other attacks from both Boko Haram members and other criminal groups. This has brought fear and panic to residents, and one of the states recently affected in such crisis is Niger, located in the North Central of Nigeria.

  11 months ago ago
Why residents in Niger State should not panic despite the threats from Boko Haram members

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Bandits Raid Mosque In Niger State, Buhari Swears In Two INEC Commissioners

Bandits Raid Mosque In Niger State, Shoot 18 Worshippers Dead Unknown gunmen believed to be bandits on Monday morning invaded Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killing no fewer than 18 persons in a mosque. The villagers were performing their early morning prayers when the gunmen invaded the village in large numbers and attacked the villagers, Daily Post reports.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Bandits Raid Mosque In Niger State, Buhari Swears In Two INEC Commissioners

SOCIETY

How Unknown Gunmen Stormed a Mosque in Niger State and Shot Dead 18 Worshipers at Close Range

Photo Credit: Today Despite the best efforts of the Nigerian government and the country's gallant troops and other security operatives to quell insecurity, not much success has been achieved so far. Just recently, the town of Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu Local government area of Niger State was thrown into deep mourning after 18 people were killed in a dastardly manner by unknown gunmen.

  11 months ago ago
How Unknown Gunmen Stormed a Mosque in Niger State and Shot Dead 18 Worshipers at Close Range

SOCIETY

Gunmen Attack Mosque, Kill 18 Worshipers In Niger

Gunmen have allegedly attacked a mosque in Maza-Kuka village in Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killing 18 worshipers. According to reports, armed men stormed the community in huge numbers and attacked villagers who were praying early in the morning. Ahmed Ibrahim-Matane, the Secretary to the Niger State Government, confirmed the attack to The Nation.

  11 months ago ago
Gunmen Attack Mosque, Kill 18 Worshipers In Niger

SOCIETY

Why The Killing Of 18 Mosque Worshippers In Niger State Sends A Bad Signal To The APC

This year plenty of people have lost their lives to the myriad of insecurity challenges in various parts of the country, especially in the North and in the South East. It was reported that unknown gunmen believed to be bandits on Monday morning invaded Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killing no fewer than 18 persons in a mosque.

  11 months ago ago
Why The Killing Of 18 Mosque Worshippers In Niger State Sends A Bad Signal To The APC

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Tension As Gunmen Attack Mosque Again, 18 Reported Killed As Gunmen Attack Niger

No fewer than 18 people were reportedly killed in the early hours of Monday as armed bandits invaded Maza-Kuka Community, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. Source: Daily Trust Sources told our correspondent that armed men, in large numbers, stormed the community on motorcycles and went straight to the mosque while the victims were observing their early morning prayers and killed 18 people.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Tension As Gunmen Attack Mosque Again, 18 Reported Killed As Gunmen Attack Niger

POLITICS

Governor Sani Bello says APC will be victorious despite crisis facing it

The Executive Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will be victorious in the 2023 elections despite the crisis that the party’s Congress is facing. The governor stated this after the election of his faction in the State.

  11 months ago ago
Governor Sani Bello says APC will be victorious despite crisis facing it

MILITARY

Over 500 ammunition have been recovered from suspected gunrunners in Minna, Niger State.

Over 500 live ammunition was recovered from suspected gunrunners by Niger Police Command. Monday Bala, the State Police Commissioner said the suspects have confessed to the crime. According to him, Muhammadu Bello and Nura Umar both from Kebbi State were arrested after a hot chase by the Police when they refused to stop their vehicle at the regular Police checkpoint.

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Over 500 ammunition have been recovered from suspected gunrunners in Minna, Niger State.

POLITICS

New Emir of Kontagora has been Appointed

The Niger State Governor, Dr. Abubakar Sani Bello, has appointed Alhaji Mohammed Barau Kontagora as the 7th and new Emir of Kontagora Emirate of the State. The Announcement was made by the State Commissioner for local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Emmanuel Umar In The State House, Minna on Wednesday, the 6th of October, 2021.

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New Emir of Kontagora has been Appointed

SOCIETY

Police arrest 12 for kidnapping, conspiracy, robbery in Niger

The Police Command in Niger State has arrested 12 suspected bandits for alleged conspiracy, robbery, gunrunning, and kidnapping, among whom are suppliers of fuel to bandit groups across the state. The Niger State Police Commissioner, Monday Kuryas, disclosed this when the command presented the criminals to the journalists in Mina on Saturday.

  11 months ago ago
Police arrest 12 for kidnapping, conspiracy, robbery in Niger

ENVIRONMENT

NEMA warns the Residents of Niger to desist from Impeding waterways with refuse

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has warned the Niger State residents against impeding waterways with refuse.  The head of Operations of NEMA in Minna, Zainab Sa’idu said this in the commemoration of this year’s international day for disaster risk Reduction.

  11 months ago ago
NEMA warns the Residents of Niger to desist from Impeding waterways with refuse

SOCIETY

Reconstruction of Paiko- Lapai Road, Niger State issues 72 hours notice for closure

Reconstruction of Paiko-Lapai Road about to begin, Niger Government issues 72 hours notice of closure of The Road. Niger State Government has issued a 72-hour notice to articulated vehicles to find alternative routes as reconstruction work on the Paiko-Lapai road is about to begin. Muhammad Idris, The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, said that the closure became necessary so as to allow contractors to begin work on the road.

  11 months ago ago
Reconstruction of Paiko- Lapai Road, Niger State issues 72 hours notice for closure

SOCIETY

Niger issues a 72-hour closure notice for the Paiko-Lapai road.

Because restoration work on the Paiko-Lapai road is about to commence, the Niger State Government has issued a 72-hour notice to articulated vehicles to find alternate routes. The closure was required, according to Muhammad Idris, Commissioner of Information and Strategy, to allow contractors to begin work on the road.

  11 months ago ago
Niger issues a 72-hour closure notice for the Paiko-Lapai road.

SOCIETY

Tension as bandits attack mosque, kill 18 worshippers

No fewer than 18 people were reportedly killed in the early hours of Monday as armed bandits invaded Maza-Kuka Community, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. Sources told our correspondent that armed men, in large numbers, stormed the community on motorcycles and went straight to the mosque while the victims were observing their early morning prayers and killed 18 people.

  11 months ago ago
Tension as bandits attack mosque, kill 18 worshippers