News From Around Niger State

By Ibrahim Akawu

Niger State House of Assembly

Nigeria Labour Congress, Niger State chapter, has written a strongly worded two page letter to the Niger State Government kicking against the government forwarding of a bill seeking to amend the law… Continue reading

By Mary Jalingo 

Speaker, Niger State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Marafa

Speaker, Niger State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon. Ahmed Marafa, has assured Nigerlites of a speedy passage of the proposed bill on Niger State Contributory Health Insurance… Continue reading

By Ibrahim Akawu

Malam Umar Farooq Abdullahi, Secretary, Juma’at Mosques Imams’ Forum

Niger State Juma’at Mosques Imams’ Forum has appealed to the Niger State House of Assembly to expedite action and pass the proposed amendment which would convert the defunct… Continue reading

By Ibrahim Akawu

Speaker Niger State House of Assembly, Hon. Ahmed Marafa

The Niger State House of Assembly has passed the 2017 appropriation bill of N116.196billion into law Thursday April 20, 2017. The figure showed an N8.122bn increase from the… Continue reading

By Ibrahim Akawu

The Niger House of Assembly has passed a resolution urging the state government to investigate the magistrate who handed a one month prison sentence to a man convicted of rape Thursday April 20, 2017.The House passed the… Continue reading

By Muhammad Hadi

Head of Servce, Yabagi Alhaji Sule

Niger State Government has said that it would not fold its arms to watch organisatons being used as conduit pipes to siphon people’s money, saying that anybody found wanting would face… Continue reading

The Inter-party Advisory Council (IPAC) local government election held at the Lapai branch on Tuesday has been cancelled.

Electoral officer in charge of the process, Comrade Mohammed Audu, announced the cancellation after due consultations over what he described as non… Continue reading

By Mary Jalingo

Vaccination for Meningitis

Out of a total of 119 cases of meningitis recorded in Niger State, 33 people have died so far.

Director Public Health in the state Dr. Usman B. Mohammed stated this during an interactive… Continue reading

By Muhammad Hadi

National Co-ordinator/Chief Executive Officer, New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Nigeria, Honourable Princess Gloria Akobundu, presenting NEPAD’s compliant flag to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, at the Government House.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has said that Niger State… Continue reading

Etsu Nupe, Alh. Yahaya Abubakar, conferring the traditional title of Sarkin Noman Fadama Nupe, to the Niger State project co-ordinator, Fadama Co-ordinating Office, Engr. Aliyu Usman Kutigi, at the Wadata Palace, Bida, recently.

Etsu Nupe, Chairman, Niger State Council of… Continue reading