Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has called for emergency measure by the Federal Government in form of Special Intervention Fund that will assist states ravaged by flood and the consequential effect of the spillage of Kainji, Shiroro, and Jebba Hydro Power Dams.
Patently worried by the epileptic power supply in the state, the Niger State House of Assembly rose from its plenary on Wednesday, issuing a three weeks ultimatum to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to provide customers with prepaid meters and uninterrupted 24 hours power supply in the state.
As the fight against banditry and kidnappings received a boost, the Nigerian Army is to establish a special camp around the troubled areas bedeviled with insecurity in Niger state .
A Group In Niger PDP, Accuses National Chairman Of The Party, Former Gov. Babangida Aliyu, Others Of An Attempt To Hijack Party Congresses
A crisis of monumental dimension may have engulfed the Niger state chapter of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with less than 10 days to it’s local and state congresses scheduled to hold on 8th and 12th of this month respectively with a group accusing the national Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus and the immediate past Governor of the state, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu of an orchestrated plan to hijack the congresses.
Rising from an emergency meeting held at the labour house in Minna on Thursday, Niger state workers have again rejected the planned slash in their salaries by the state government .
A 45- year old notorious Car snatcher, identified as one Baba Aliyu, ‘m’ has been arrested by Police Operatives attached to Gawu Babangida Division in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger state, under the state Police Command.
In an attempt to meet up with housing deficit amongst it’s citizens, Niger state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private firm, Family Home Funds (FHF) Limited to provide 1,200 units of houses worth N1. 8billons .
5years Old Boy, 3 Other Underaged Patients Test Positive For COVID-19, As Niger Records 13 New Cases
A 5 -year old Male child in Chanchaga Local Government Area of Niger state has tested positive for COVID-19, as the state has recorded 13 new cases.
The newly appointed Registrar and Chief Executive Officer National Examinations Council, (NECO) Professor Godswill Obioma, says he has come up with an 11 point agenda to move the examination body forward
Niger State Ministry of Health and Hospital services, has said that it distributed over 920,000 different kinds of contraceptives as part of it’s Family Planning Programme to avoid unwanted pregnancy and children during the recent lockdown period and containing the spread of pandemic Coronavirus.