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Police arrest kidnap suspect in Niger

Police arrest kidnap suspect in Niger

The Police Command in Niger says it has arrested one Bala Mohammed of Wawa village in Burgu Local Government Area of the state over alleged kidnapping. Police spokesman in the state, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, made the disclosure in a statement in Minna on Tuesday. Abiodun said on Nov. 30 at about 7:00 a.m. the command […]

PDP adopts Sen Zaynab Kure as its leader in Niger

PDP adopts Sen Zaynab Kure as its leader in Niger

The Niger chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has adopted Sen. Zaynab Kure, wife of late Governor Abdulkadir Kure, as its leader. This is contained in a statement by Mr Suleiman Aliyu, the state PDP Publicity Secretary on Tuesday in Minna. Aliyu said that the decision was taken during stakeholders meeting in Minna, adding Kure […]

Scores burnt to ashes, many shops razed as two tankers collide in Niger

Scores burnt to ashes, many shops razed as two tankers collide in Niger

By Wole Mosadom – Minna Tragedy struck in Enagi, headquarters of Edati local government area of Niger state on Sunday when two tankers collided leaving scores of people burnt to ashes and shops razed down. One of the tankers was said to be carrying diesel while the other was loaded with petrol. According to an […]

Niger state govt begs workers, farmers, to end hunger, poverty

Niger state govt begs workers, farmers, to end hunger, poverty

By wole mosadomi In a major policy decision that is bound to increase food production and end food shortages, hunger and starvation, the Niger State Government has given its nod to workers to engage in more aggressive farming and food production while still working for it. The measure is to stave off the negative effect […]