18 passengers of the Niger State Transport Authority (NSTA) have been kidnapped by bandits in Niger state.
Following the violence that broke out between Ilobu and Erin-Osun communities on Saturday in Osun State, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode, has ordered the Area Commander and Divisional Police Officers within Irepodun and Orolu LGA to enforce 24-hour curfew declared by the State Government with immediate effect.
The Niger State government has frowned at the insistence of the State branch of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for demanding their 100 percent salaries, adding that security of the state was more important than the salaries of civil servants.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative to Nigeria and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Antonio Jose Canhandula, has said the problems of Boko Haram and insecurity in Nigeria are best tackled with increased social and economic inclusion of citizens by the Nigerian government. The UN scribe, in an exclusive interview […]
Olabode Adaramola Niger State Government has inuagurated Forum of Spokespersons of Critical Institutions in Niger (FOSCIN) for regular interface and synergy among mostly security related organisations. Speaking at the inauguration of the forum, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to ensure a safe and peaceful state, just as he stressed the […]