By Akawu Ibrahim

Six years ago, precisely on May 29, 2015, the government of Abubakar Sani Bello was ushered in, first for the initial period of four years which elapsed on May 29, 2019 and in accordance with the Constitution,… Continue reading

Our Government House correspondent, George Nuhu Daniya, gives a blow-by-blow account of the second term re-election campaign efforts of the Governor of Niger State, Alh (Dr) AbubakarSani Bello. Enjoy:

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello

The campaign for the… Continue reading

By Uthman Yawa-Siraja


Hon. Justice Maria Sanda Zukogi

Hon. Justice Maria Sanda Zukogi is the fifth and second female indigenous chief judge of Niger State, since its creation over 42 years ago. She succeeded the first female chief judge… Continue reading

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