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Okowa mourns former CJN, Kutigi
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Okowa mourns former CJN, Kutigi

[FILE PHOTO] Delta State Governor, H.E Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa in his chambers Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the government, people of Niger and the Kutigi family over the demise of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi. The governor’s condolence was contained in statement […]

Bello explains adoption of direct primaries in Niger
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Bello explains adoption of direct primaries in Niger

[File] Niger State governor, Sani Bello Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Sunday said the adoption of direct primaries in the state was in line with the decision of the national headquarters to select candidates for the 2019 general elections. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin […]

Ecologist’s perspective on herdsmen and farmers crisis – Part 2
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Ecologist’s perspective on herdsmen and farmers crisis – Part 2

A member of the security forces stands next to a burnt out vehicle in the Nghar Village, near Jos on June 27, 2018, after Fulani herdsmen attacked the village. Plateau State in Nigeria has seen days of violence where more than 200 people have been killed in clashes between Berom […]

World Bank supports Nigeria with $611 m to get children back to school
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World Bank supports Nigeria with $611 m to get children back to school

World Bank The World Bank will support Nigeria with $611 million dollars to get children back to school under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme, the Coordinator, Prof. Gidado Tahir, has said. Tahir made this known in Kaduna on Friday at a meeting with officials of Kaduna […]

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Government committed to completing N2.4 billion Niger ultra-modern stadium – Bello

Abubakar Bello, the Niger State governor, on Sunday in Minna reiterated his government’s determination to complete the N2.4 billion Niger Ultra-modern Stadium in Maikunkele near Minna. Bello said the state government was already discussing a downward review of the contract sum with the Chinese company handling the job. “Government will […]

Full Sahel anti-jihadist force set to deploy, says Niger’s defence minister
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Full Sahel anti-jihadist force set to deploy, says Niger’s defence minister

A new five-nation force is ready to deploy to fight jihadists in the Sahel region of northwestern Africa, Niger’s defence minister said on Sunday. The G5 Sahel counter-terrorist force aims to fight armed extremist groups that have carried out deadly attacks across the region. Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and […]