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 I will like to use this medium to appeal to the National Assembly, including all the state legislatures to cancel what is popularly known as ‘constituency projects’.  The job of the legislators is to make laws… Continue reading

Dear Sir,

I will like to congratulate our amiable and simple-minded governor of Niger State, Alh (Dr) AbubakarSani Bello, for his victory at the Niger State Election Petition Tribunal, which recently passed judgement in his favour. It is a victory… Continue reading

Dr Abubakar Sani Bello, Executive Governor of Niger State, turned 52, yesterday. Holder of bachelor’s degree in Economics, from University of Maiduguri, he brings tomes of invaluable experience from the private sector into governance, spanning marketing, banking and finance, airline… Continue reading

DEATH: Alhaji Abdulkadir Sallawu, 76, Talban Agaie and solicitor at law, has died, on Sunday, Dec 15, 2019, at his home, in Minna, and been buried, according to Islamic rites. Born at Sallawu Kota, in Agaie Local Government Area of… Continue reading

The machinery to anchor Niger State Government is now set on the ground. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has inaugurated his cabinet, elections into the elected positions for the local government area councils too have been held and the chairmen sworn-in.… Continue reading

This is not a brief for the Igbo people of eastern Nigeria. However, it is imperative to note that it will do us no good to say that because we are not Igbos, the negative publicity generated when officials of… Continue reading

By George Daniya

Mrs. Mary Noel-Berje

Ever since Governor Abubakar Sani Bello appointed the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alh. Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, and Alh Ibrahim Balarabe, an immediate past commissioner, as his chief of staff (CSO), the attention… Continue reading

By George Daniya

It was Tuesday, and witho­ut prior notice, Gove­rnor Abubakar Sani Bello visited the ancient city of Bida, taking the people by surprise. The governor and his close officials stormed Bida to celebrate Ei­d-el Fitr with the loving… Continue reading

By Al-Mamun Mallam

Our guest on this column today, Al-Mamun Mallam, a friend, a writer, and public affairs analyst is generally a jolly good fellow. His article, “2019 polls: Insecurity and the manifestoes of APC and PDP”, reminds me of… Continue reading

By George Daniya

 

Minna, the Niger State capital, is clean – in the streets. The Niger State government ensures that state capital is kept clean through the engagement of workers, who tidy up the major streets of Minna every… Continue reading

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