News Views


Eid-el-fitr: Niger gov assures on secutrity

By Ummi Ismaeel, Minna



Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubarkar Sani Bello, has called on the state indigenes, Moslems in particular to remain committed to peaceful coexistence with people of other faith and states.

I am ready for 2019 political battle - Niger PDP boss

By Ummi Ismaeel,


Barely 48 hours after he was granted bail by a Minna Court, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Alhaji Tanko Beji, said that his experience in incarceration toughened him politically.

Boris Becker declared bankrupt

Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a London bankruptcy court.

World/Nations Cup qualifiers: NFF members go spiritual

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), executive committee members, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh and Sheriff Inuwa, left the country last week, for Medina, Saudi Arabia, where they are currently observing the yearly holy pilgrimage.

China move would be 'positive' for Wayne Rooney, says Eriksson

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney should not be worried about moving to China, according to his former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson.

NAFDAC campaigns against fake drugs in Potiskum

By Mohammed Abubakar,



The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has organized a one-day workshop to sensitise stakeholders on the regulatory activities of NAFDAC.

Niger, Italian firm partner to build 1, 000 houses worth N8b

By Ummi Ismaeel,



Niger State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an Italian firm, ItalWorks Nigeria Limited, for the construction of 1, 000 housing units to ease accommodation problems in the state.

Britain bolsters fight against Boko Haram with 66 RAF officers on training mission

 Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) have sent dozens of officers to Nigeria to carry out a training mission for the West African country as it fights the deadly Boko Haram insurgency.