1986 Coup: Grant late Gen. Vatsa state pardon on June 12, community begs BuhariA Community in Niger State known as Vatsa in Lapia Local Government area of the State, has begged president Muhammad Buhari to please consider giving late General Vatsa a state pardon. Photo Credit: Daily Post
With 923,768 km² of land, Nigeria has a total of 36 states and its capital, Abuja. Journey with me as I unveil the top largest state by land mass 1. Niger State Niger is a state in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria and the largest state in the country with 76,363 km².
Today's Headlines: 20 People Died As Bandits Attack Niger, Another Suspected Cultist killed By Rival
20 died as bandits attack Niger State:Photo Credit: Premium Times. Twenty people have been reported dead as bandits again attacked Zungeru and neighbouring communities in Niger State on Friday. The bandits also kidnapped Al-mustapha Mustapha, a traditional chief and kingmaker in Zungeru, and two of his wives, residents said.Photo Credit: Google.
Bandits Threatens To Kill 156 Abducted Students The bandits who kidnapped 156 Islamiyya students in Niger State have demanded N200 million in ransom. Photo credit: Naija News On May 27, bandits stormed Salihu Tanko Islamiyya school in Tegina town, Rafi LGA, and abducted several students.
According to an official report posted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency [N.D.L.E.A], one Mr Martins Okwo Ejiofor and Bala Mohammed have been caught with huge loads of outlawed drugs - up to 24kg in weight. From the report, the two drug lords went to Lagos to secure the drugs with the purpose of transporting same to their bandit buyers in Niger State.
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.
Report from Zungeru, the birthplace of Nigerian first President (Dr.) Nnamdi Bengamin Azikwe, revealed that bandits had stormed the town with sophisticated weapon kidnapping about three people. Nigerian first President (Dr.) Nnamdi Azikwe was born in Zungeru, Niger State, on November 16 1904.
Police kill alleged IPOB lead executioner The police have identified one of the six men killed during an attempted attack on Imo Command as Joseph Uka Nnachi alias Dragon. Photo credit: The Nation He is alleged to be killer-squad commander of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/Eastern Security Network (ESN).
The Niger State Government has debunked the allegation that its deliberately ignoring the parents of 136 students of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya school that were kidnapped in the early hours of the 30th of May. According to Deputy Governor Ahmed Kets who spoke on behalf of the state government, reveals that they have been working behind the scene with the security agencies to ensure the quick release of the students.
More than 136 school children were reportedly kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from Salihu Tanko Islamic School in the town of Tegina, Niger State. According to reports, an armed gang on motorcycles attacked the town on Sunday. State government officials in the following days said they were contacting parents to ascertain the exact number of missing children.
The former senator that represented the good people of Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Shehu Sani has once again spoken. Senator Sani is one Nigerian who always speaks out when there is a need for him to do so. According to a tweet he made earlier today, he revealed how bandits stormed Zungeru in Niger State, the place the first president of Nigeria, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe.
Abubakar Alhassan the headmaster of the Islamiyyat school that is located in Tegina, Rafia local government area of Niger State has given the full details of the sad incident that happened to the 2 parents of the 200 pupils that bandits abducted on Sunday. Alhassan broke out in tears today when he is narrating the incident of the two parents that died untimely when they heard the news that bandits have abducted their kids.
On Friday, a fatal accident which claimed the lives of eleven people happened in Wuya village of Lemu Local Government Area on Niger State road. The passengers were heading to Lagos from Katstina. According to the eyewitness Solagbade Ayobami, the vehicle carried twenty three motorcycles, traveling from Kastina State to Lagos.
A former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has revealed how a news anchor of Arise TV got emotional, as she shed tears after parents of kidnapped Islamiyya students described their ordeal. It will be recalled that some armed bandits invaded Islamiyya school located at Tegina in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State on Sunday and kidnapped no fewer than 200 students.
Parents and teachers of abducted children of Islamiyya school, Niger State are crying out to Government to help them in the rescue of their children. Days ago, it was reported that 200 students of an Islamiyya school located at Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State were abducted by unknown Gunmen.
Kebbi is a state in the North Western region of Nigeria. It is bordered by Sokoto State, Niger State, Zamfara state, Republic of Niger and Benin Nation. It comprises of 21 Local Government Area and 4 Emirates Council manned independently by first class Emirs. It has been reported that about 66 people have been murdered by Bandits in different villages of Kebbi State.
Buhari mourns Pastor T.B Joshua President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family and members of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), on the passing of their father and founder, Pastor Temitope Balogun, popularly known as TB Joshua. A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), on Sunday, said the president noted that the renowned televangelist will be missed by his followers all over the world not only for his spiritual contributions but for touching many lives through philanthropic gestures
The rising insecurity bedeviling the country is becoming worrisome. People are living perpetually in fear and are being displaced from their ancestral homes. The insecurity crisis in the country degenerated to this level due to the government's inability to take proactive actions to curb it in the bud and now we are at a crossroad.
Today is Friday being the 4th of June 2021 and a popularly known Nigerian politician, Senator Shehu Sani has recently taken to his official Twitter page as he reacts over a raised alarm which reveals that Bandits are regrouping in order to attack Kano State. According to Senator Shehu Sani, Kano State is an Island of peace and security in the North West.
Parents of the abducted kids in Niger state said on Arise TV that they have not heard from the govt, 6 days after their wards were kidnapped. The parents also added that they watched helplessly how bandits kidnapped their children. Parents and teachers of abducted children cry out for help.