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PDP crisis: My signature was forged – Niger PDP boss

By Ummi Ismaeel


Niger State Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Tanko Beji, has said that his signature was forged, as he was listed among the 23 state chairmen that endorsed the leadership of the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the party.

Niger govt declares support for NDE

By Ummi Ismaeel,


Niger State government has assured the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) of enabling environment and would provide starter packs for the 1, 232 beneficiaries of the scheme from across the 25 local government areas in the state.

Tragedy: Banker drowns at Gurrara waterfall

By Ummi Ismaeel,



The police in Niger State have confirmed the death of a banker who drowned in Gurrara waterfall while celebrating the birthday of one of his colleagues over the weekend.

Airlines jettison Kaduna for Minna Airport

By Ummi Ismaeel,


No fewer than four domestic airline operators have started lobbying the nation’s aviation authorities for approval to use Minna Airport in Niger State.

Okorocha empowers Imo women with N1b

ByDallas Onyema


Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has commenced the disbursement of N1 billion loan to women in the 3,500 wards in the state as part of his empowerment programme.

Okowa salutes Olu of Warri at 62

. Hails NFF president, Amaju

By Oye Chukwujekwu


Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has paid tribute to the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli I, as he turned 62 on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

Lagos Environmental Law: ERA/FoEN hailsAmbode, Assembly over amendment

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended the decision of the Lagos State government to discard “anti-people” sections of the new Environment Law that attracted wide criticism from civil society and grassroots stakeholders.

How Onne NPA was revitilised

Alhaji Ismaila Abubakar Alhassan is the Onne Port Manager and a technocrat in transport and logistics. He specializes in ports operations and cargo handling with over 29years experience.

World Bank, Nigerian govt to end poverty, hunger

By Ummi Ismaeel,


Federal Government in partnership with the World Bank has rolled out new job creation programme aimed at assisting indigent youths in the country as part of measures towards ending poverty, unemployment and check social maladies.

McArthur Foundation, Niger govt partner on healthcare delivery

By Ummi Ismaeel,


Mc Arthur Foundation is partnering Niger State government to domesticate a policy and produce standard operating procedures that will aid the implementation of a health policy for the of citizens especially those in the rural areas.