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May, 2020

  • 8 May

    Panic As ‘COVID-19 Patient’ Dies In Commercial Bus

    A suspected COVID-19 patient has died in a commercial bus traveling from Lagos to Niger State, causing panic among state officials and co-passengers. Read Also: COVID-19: Things Won’t Return To Normalcy Until 2021, Says NCDC DG It was gathered that the incident happened in Badeggi area of the Katcha Local Government …

  • 8 May

    40 Travellers Enroute Lagos From Kano Intercepted At Niger

    About 40 Lagos-bound travellers from Kano State have been intercepted in Niger. Read Also: Lagos Records 183 New COVID-19 Cases As Nigeria’s Toll Rises To 3,526 This was contained in a statement signed on Wednesday night by Mary Noel-Berje, chief press secretary to Niger governor, Abubakar Bello, The PUNCH reports. According …

April, 2020

  • 15 April

    Councillor Disappears With COVID-19 Palliatives

    A Councillor in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger State has disappeared with COVID-19 palliative grains meant for vulnerable households in his ward. Read Also: Ijaw Billionaire Dies As Lagos Hospital Suffers Power Outage During Surgery He was reportedly given 30 bags of grains for his ward people before his disappearance. The Nation …

  • 11 April

    COVID-19: Niger Declares 14-day Curfew

    Niger Government has announced a 24-hour curfew for the period of two weeks starting from April 13 as part of measures to further prevent the spread of coronavirus in the state. Read Also: Lockdown: Buhari Appeals To Nigerians To Continue Staying At Home Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger made the announcement …

March, 2020

February, 2020

  • 8 February

    Boko Haram Kills Four Family Members, Two Others

    At least 11 civilians had been killed in two separate attacks in Niger, which is struggling to contain a wave of jihadist violence, officials said Saturday. Read Also: Maiduguri-Damaturu Road Not Blocked By Insurgents – Army In one attack on Friday, members of the Islamist group Boko Haram killed six civilians …

January, 2020

  • 28 January

    Fashola Orders Articulated Vehicles To Vacate Highway Shoulders

    The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has ordered drivers of articulated vehicles and fleet owners to remove their vehicles from the shoulders of highways under construction. Read Also: VIDEO: Maryam Sanda Weeps Uncontrollably After Her Death Sentence Fashola gave the order on Monday in Lambata, Gurara Local Government Area …

  • 26 January

    Buhari Orders Bombardment Of Bandits In Three States

    Zamfara: Bandits Give Conditions To Halt Attacks

    President Muhammadu Buhari has authorized the deployment of air power to support troops and policemen, to counter the menace of bandits operating in the forest areas of Kaduna, Niger and Zamfara States. In a statement by Garba Shehu, the presidential spokesman, Buhari described the repeated attacks leading to the loss …

  • 24 January

    Niger Man Kills Wife With Hoe

    Police in Niger said one Suleiman Gimba of Maratu village in Nasko Local Government Area of the state, had allegedly killing his wife, Aishatu Suleiman, after a minor misunderstanding. Read Also: My Wife Deprived Me Of Sex For One Year, Man Tells Court Adamu Usman, the state Commissioner of Police, disclosed …

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