The Police Command in Niger, on Tuesday, said it had arrested 16 students of Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai, during cult initiation. The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, disclosed … Continue Reading Police nabbed 16 varsity students during cult initiation in Niger
Gunmen abduct an unspecified number of people in Chiri community, in Shiroro LGA of Niger State. The persons were abducted in a night attack, launched by the gunmen on motorcycles. … Continue Reading Gunmen abducts unspecify number of people in Niger village
Niger State Youths, under the auspices of Amalgamated Youth Societies (AYS) have lambasted former Information Minister, Professor Jerry Gana for being part of the woos currently confronting Niger State and … Continue Reading Niger State youths knocks Jerry Gana over his comments on APC’s Govt
Abubakar Bello, governor of Niger state, says only leaders with the right positive qualities can put Nigeria on the right path to development. The governor stated this at the opening … Continue Reading LGI: Quality of leadership, Integrity, Character will fix Nigeria — Gov Abubakar
Over fifty persons were said to have been kidnapped by armed bandits along the Tegina-Minna road in Rafi Local Government of Niger state. The incident, it was gathered occured, Tuesday, … Continue Reading Over 50 kidnapped by suspected bandits in Niger
The governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has said that no ransom was paid to secure the release of the Kagara schoolboys and their teachers from their abductors. Bandits dressed … Continue Reading No ransom was paid to rescue Kagara students – Niger state governor, Abubakar Bello says
Bello says he has received little or no support from the government at the center.
Passengers on a Niger State Transport Authority (NSTA) bus who were abducted last week have been released. The announcement was made on Sunday via the official Twitter account of Abubakar Sani … Continue Reading Niger governor announces release of abducted travellers
The bandits were said to have abducted women and children in Gurmana village in the State.
The Niger State Government has released the names of the students, teachers, and other residents abducted from Government Science Secondary School Kagara on Wednesday. A list which emanated from the … Continue Reading Niger Govt Releases Names Of Students, Teachers, Others Abducted From Kagara School
Bima Enagi, senator representing Niger south, says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has shown incompetence in tackling insecurity. Enagi said this on the floor of the senate on Wednesday … Continue Reading Buhari’s administration is incompetent — says APC senator
A Federal Government delegation including National Security Adviser (NSA) Mohammed Babagana Monguno and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu are currently in Minna, Niger State capital. Also part … Continue Reading FG Delegation, IGP, Others In Niger State Following Students’ Abduction (photos)
Bandits Affiliated To Shekau-led Boko Haram Release Picture, Video Of 21 Abducted Passengers In Niger State
The incident occurred around 3 pm. when the bandits waited in ambush as the public transport vehicle ran into the blockade.
Eighteen passengers of the Niger State Transport Authority have been kidnapped by bandits in Niger state. The attack, which occurred at Yakila village in Rafi Local Government Area of the … Continue Reading Bandits kidnap 18 travellers in Niger
Thirteen local government areas in the state are said to be currently benefiting from the programme.
Armed bandits have unleashed a fresh attack in Shiroro local government council of Niger State, leaving a policeman dead and another person injured. The bandits also rustled herds of cattle … Continue Reading Bandits kill policeman in Shiroro area of Niger State