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Niger govt to recontruct Lapai-Gulu-Muye federal road

Governor Bago | File Image Bago further disclosed that the state government was planning to renovate Lapai General Hospital as well as revive the water works project from Katcha, Agaie and Lapai By Mohammed Usman Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umaru Bago, has expressed the state’s preparedness to seek for the approval of the Federal Government […]

Niger speaker, Sarkin-Daji, sponsors marriages of 100 indigent people

Abdulmalik Sarkin-Daji | Image: Chinwe Nnadozie The speaker pointed out that the beneficiaries were not forced into marriages but chose their partners by themselves. By Mohammed Usman The Speaker, Niger State House of Assembly (NSHA), Abdulmalik Sarkin-Daji, is to sponsor the marriages of no fewer than 100 indigent people from his constituency, especially girls that […]

Witchcraft: Human rights groups call for arrest of pastor

Pastor Helen Ukpabio | File Image ‘We therefore call on the Commissioner for Police to arrest Helen Ukpabio and any other person promoting beliefs that lead to the abandonment, torture and murder of innocent children’ By Valentine Amanze Human rights groups have called on the government to arrest Pastor Helen Ukpabio of the Liberty Gospel […]

AUPCTRE, RDI fault hasty payment of sacked LWC staff emoluments

Governor Sanwo-Olu | File Image .Say it’s a diversionary tactic by Lagos govt ‘The speed with which the state government settled the emoluments is surprising and seems more like trying to arm-twist everyone into accepting the illegal action’ By Valentine Amanze The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) […]

Nigeria, Saudi Arabia partner on agric, trade

President Bola Tinubu | File Image By Stella Woke The Nigerian government and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have agreed to strengthen bilateral relations. They will also  explore the huge potentials in Nigeria particularly in agriculture, trade and economic opportunities. The two countries made the commitment on Thursday at a meeting between a delegation from […]