Govt House Diary

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

By George Daniya

Democracy Day in Niger State was a low key celebration; no loud boisterous activities, but it brought journalists together in a first media parley with Governor Abubakar Sani Bello. More than any other journalist in the state,… Continue reading

By George Daniya

 

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I was so excited, as were the followers of Niger Tornadoes Football Club of Minna, when the Niger State governor, Dr Abubakar Sani Bello watched Match Day 21of the Nigeria Professional Football League… Continue reading

By George Daniya

“If politicians embrace each other like footballers, Nigeria would have to be a much peaceful nation”. I have been reflecting on this statement made last month by the Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence,… Continue reading

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Incessant conflicts between farmers and herdsmen had led to the wanton destruction of lives and property in Nigeria; the North Central Nigeria has been in the epic centre of the bloodletting.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello believes that… Continue reading

By George Daniya

Fully dressed in National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) attire, it was hard to tell if Alh (Dr.) Abubakar Sani Bello was a serving governor or a youth corps member. Ditto for Alh. Mamman Musa Bosso, the Commissioner… Continue reading

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I read on the social media recently, particularly on Facebook, the outcry of some staff of local governments in Niger Statethat their salaries have been unpaid for the past four months. Some even went ahead to accuse… Continue reading

By George Daniya

Sad, so sad: Communal conflict has sprung up again in Bosso Local Government Area, in Yadna village, in Garatu ward. It was sad to see barns of yams burnt down. When Governor Abubakar Sani Bello visited the… Continue reading

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Last week, in this column, when I wrote on Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) and Bida Rice Mill, I did not see the gathering storm in the horizon that Nigerlites will spill on the streets in great… Continue reading

By George Daniya

Food security is crucial to any socio economic growth of any nation. I was among the happiest persons who witnessed the official commissioning of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Mordern Integrated Rice Processing Milling Complex Bida, on… Continue reading

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