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Vigilante Lost Commander, 5 Others. May Shun Bandits If….

From Mathew Jwantu Minna Members of Vigilante Group in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger state have vow not to tolerate the rate in which they continually lost their members due to nonchalant attitude of government towards them This decision arises from protest by Vigilante members over the killing of …

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Covid19: Niger State Relaxes Curfew From 8am to 2pm, Lift Ban On Church Service & Jumaat prayers, Open Markets

Niger State Government has relaxes the curfew imposed on the State from 2pm to 10pm beginning from today Sunday, 5th April, 2020 Secretary to the state government Ibrahim Ahmed Matene disclosed this while briefing news on measures to curtail the spread of Covid 19 saying the measure is to enable …

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Niger Launches Manhunt For Fleeing Covid-19 Positive Driver *6000 contacts with positive index cases not traced nationally

From Mathew Jwantu, Minna The Niger state Commissioner of Health and Hospital services, Mohammed Makunsidi, has raised the alarm on a covid-19 positive driver who has escaped from isolation centre where he is being managed into Bida area of the state explaining that the manhunt for the man has intensified. …

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BREAKING; COVID-19: Niger Govt.Shut Down Public, Private Schools, Tertiary Institutions

From Mathew Jwantu, Minna The Niger State Government has directed the closure of Public and Private Schools as well as Tertiary Institutions across the State from Monday, 23rd March, 2020. A statement issued by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane stated that all public gatherings are hereby …

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Breaking; Niger Youths Threaten FG Over Insecurity

From Mathew Jwantu, Minna Youth in Niger state under the auspices of Coalition of Public Interest Group on Tuesday called on President Mohamadu Buhari to weight in to the deteriorating security in Niger state or face their action. Address addressing journalists on state of insecurity in the state, the convener …

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Minimum Wage: Niger Civil Servants Begins Strike Today

From Mathew Jwantu, Minna Following the expiration of the 21 days ultimatum given to Niger state government by organized labour, Civil Servants in the state have been directed to proceed on an indefinite strike from today, Tuesday February 4 , 2020. A statement jointly signed by state Chairman of NLC …

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Rampaging Niger Bandits Kill One, Kidnapped 20, Im

From Mathew Jwantu, Minna Armed Bandits unleash terror in Borgu emirate council as they killed one person, abducted an Islamic cleric and 19 others in a raid on some communities in Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State. It was gathered that, the Imam of the Emir’s palace mosque, simply …

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Breaking; Communities Sight Stranded Bandits After Killing 4 Soldiers In Niger

From Mathew Jwantu, Minna Communities in Munya local government of Niger state have reportedly sighted numbers of stranded bandits perambulating the areas in apparently in search of food barely 24 hours after killing four soldiers in an ambush. The bandits according to sources are up to 30 in numbers and …

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IBBU Graduates 3,212 Students, Honour Kure , Tinubu Others

From Mathew Jwantu, Minna The outgoing Vice Chancellor Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai Prof. Muhammed Nasiru Maiturare has said a total of 3,212 students were graduated at the 3rd combined convocation ceremony across various disciplines. Addressing the teeming visitors at 3rd convocation held at the convocation square of the institution, …

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We Have No Moral Right To Sponsor Hate Speech Bill… APC chieftain

From Mathew Jwantu, Minna A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State and former commissioner for information, Mr. Jonathan Tsado Vatsa has said that the ruling party has no moral right to sponsor the hate speech bill or any law for that matter that seek to gag …

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