The new Head of Service, Niger State, Hajiya Salamatu T Abubakar, mni, who recently concluded studies at Nigeria Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, was sworn into office at Government House, Minna, recently. After the exercise, she granted… Continue reading

By Hauwa Sidi

Duma and Mayaki communities are small villages in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State,  Nigeria. The indigenes of Duma and Mayaki community are mostly farmers and petty traders.

Access to health care in Mayaki and… Continue reading

By Mary Jalingo 

Pregnancy especially in African tradition is a must for every married woman. In fact, the night after one’s wedding, family, friends, and neighbors expect the woman to come out showing signs of pregnancy. In some quarters,… Continue reading

By Hamza Waziri


t is said that “A healthy society is a wealthy society”, but, sadly, the people at the rural areas languish in ill-health and are desperately poor.

    For someone living in the rural area to… Continue reading

By Ramoni Kabiru Babatunde

Anyway, since development is a gradual and continuous process, the ‘Not too young to run’ bill recently passed by the Senate is a welcomed development but its workability depends on the functionality of some sectors.… Continue reading

By Suleiman Farinwata

Professor Faruk Haruna Abdulrasheed, Provost, Niger State College of Education Minna

The man himself

Professor Faruk Haruna Abdulrasheed came to Niger State College of Education Minna (C.O.E) 2009 as a young Professor of Physical Health Education to… Continue reading

By Comrade Ibrahim Aliyu Tungan Wawa

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello

Your Excellency,

Let me begin by saying that your victory at the April 11, 2015 gubernatorial election was as a result of your hard work and considerable… Continue reading

Kids on the highway

By Mustapha Alhassan Ibrahim Mohammed, an artisan, slows down as he approaches the U-turn near Tunga Market, Minna. It is free and he proceeds on his bicycle toward his destination. Vehicles honk and speed past him,… Continue reading