MRA Asks Niger State Governor to Investigate Press Secretary for Ordering Journalist’s Arrest

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on Monday has called on Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello to launch an investigation into reports that his Chief Press Secretary, Ms Mary Noel-Barje, ordered the arrest of The PUNCH correspondent in the State, Mr. Adebayo Ayinde, and directed security men to bar him from Government House in the State […]

Poor Electricity Supply: AEDC Gets Three Weeks Ultimatum For 24 Hours Electricity

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.

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.