By Ndama Abubakar

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

The article by Dr Tony Iredia, titled, ‘Niger State: Waiting for Gov Bello to recant,’ which appeared in his Vanguard column, ‘Nigeria Today,’ of July 1, 2018 was a very… Continue reading

A close look at Niger State 2018 budget

(Sponsored by Niger State Ministry of Planning and Budget)

By Ndama Abubakar and Muhammad Hadi Pandogari

Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello

On March 21, 2018, Gov Abubakar Sani Bello… Continue reading

By Uthman Yawa-Siraja

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris Kpotu

When the present Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris Kpotu assumed office two years ago, he promised Nigerians that he will ensure effective policing of the country with… Continue reading

By Usman Aishat Abubakar

Etsu Nupe, Alh Yahaya Abubakar

Nupe-speaking people live near the confluence of the Niger and Kaduna rivers in west-central Nigeria. They live in the heart of Nigeria, spread over the low basin formed by the two… Continue reading

By Abdulsalam Baba Mahmud

Ahmad Ahmad

Ahmad Ahmad, the new face of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), is one president-elect that many will wittingly choose not to admire. In fact, some didn’t not even grin with envy upon getting… Continue reading

By Abdulsalam Baba Mahmud

President Muhammadu Buhari

It can’t be for frivolity that the Chairman, House Committee on Health Services, Honourable Chike Okafor, recently, at the National Assembly, expressed dismay and cynicism over the allocation of 304 billion naira to… Continue reading

On January 28, 2017, the world-famous super polygamist, Alhaji Muhammadu Bello Abubakar Masaba, 93, died in his hometown, in Bida, Niger State, at exactly 9.22am. He was buried the following day beside the twin four storey building that sheltered his… Continue reading

By Abdulsalam Baba Mahmud

President Muhammadu Buhari (m) and Lt Gen. Tukur Burutai, Chief of Army Staff (l)

For many settlers and indigenes of the restive North-East, the twilight of last year, precisely 23rd December, will linger in their consciousness… Continue reading

Shocking revelations of desolation, courage and hardwork in the face of decades old rot and neglect

From left: Director Planning, Research and Statistics, Niger State Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alh Musa Ladan, Chairman House Committee on Information, Culture… Continue reading

Fatima M. Garba

As a child, Fatima M. Garba had intense and obsessive interest with aeroplanes. Actually, she had always wanted to fly those metal birds. Now 24, she is both a pilot and aerospace systems engineer, setting a record… Continue reading