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Police confirm 8 dead in flood in Niger

The Police Command in Niger says eight persons have died  as a result of a downpour in Rafin-Gora village in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state.The Police Commissioner, Alhaji Dibal Yakadi, told the News Agency of Nigeria…

NSCDC Arrest Four For Gang Rape

Members of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have apprehended Four suspected rapists linked to the gang-raping of a 19-year-old girl in Minna, Niger State.The names of the suspects are Muhammed Sirajo, 21; Shafi…

Niger Assembly passes 13 bills in 2 years

The Niger State House of Assembly has passed 13 bills since it came on board in June 2015, its Speaker, Alhaji Ahmed Marafa, said on Saturday in Minna.Marafa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that 10 of the bills had been signed…

IBB receives 10 cows, N500,000 from in-laws

Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida on Friday received  a symbolic bride price of N500,000 and 10 cows from Auwal Abdullahi, the businessman who married his daughter, Halima BabangidaAccording to reports, Garba Wushishi, a…

5 men jailed 15 years for adultery

A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced five randy men to three years imprisonment each after they admitted committing adultery.They were, however, given an option of N150, 000 fine each.The accused–Mohammed Faruk, Johnbosco…

Atiku, IBB In Private Meeting

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, had a two-hour private meeting with former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd.), at his Hill Top residence in Minna.Atiku arrived Minna Airport at about 12:40pm in…

Collapsed wall kills 2 minors in Niger

Two persons died on Wednesday when a wall collapsed on a room in Kwamba, Suleja Local Government Area of Niger.A statement issued on Friday in Minna by Alhaji Ahmed Inga, the Director General of Niger State Emergency Management Agency…