News - Niger

Buhari Meets NNPC New Management

1 month ago /
Nation 

The New Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Meles Kyari has promised to make NNPC a global company of excellence.

Tribunal Confirms Governor Wike's Re-election, Dismisses Petition Of AAC And Its Candidate

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Rivers state governorship election tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress, AAC governorship candidate in the 2019 general elections, Biokpomabo Awara, against Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Nyesom Wike and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Buhari Kicks Against Admission Of Own Bio-data To INEC

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari objected to the admission of his form CF001 which contained his personal data submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for February 23, presidential election.

Presidential Tribunal Update: Hearing Day 3

1 month ago /
Politics 

The presidential election petition tribunal commenced on Monday with the petitioner Abubakar Atiku and his party, PDP tendering result sheets from four local government in Kano state.

Madagascar Continue AFCON Fairy-Tale As They Reach Quarter Finals

1 month ago /
Sports  

Madagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nations continued with a penalty shootout win over DR Congo, while Algeria progressed to the quarter-finals with a 3-0 victory over Guinea.

Mr. Kyari Assumes Office Today As GMD Of NNPC

1 month ago /
Environment 

Mr Mele Kolo Kyari will today assume office as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Ooni, Soyinka Warn Political Leaders Against Ruga

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka have warned Nigerian political leaders to take active steps towards providing solutions to socio-political conflicts that could lead Nigeria to another civil war.

Buhari On Libya’s Stability

1 month ago /
Security 

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged Nigeria’s continued support for Libya’s quest to regain political and security stability.

Buhari Commends IDB On Infrastructure

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari says no amount of money is too much to revamp Nigeria’s development challenges, especially with a growing population and infrastructure deficit. President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday in Niamey, Niger Republic.

Buhari Signs AFCFTA Agreement

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, making Nigeria the 53rd state on the continent to append its signature to the document.

Police May File Criminal Charges Against Senator Abbo This Week

1 month ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Barring any last-minute changes, the police will this week file criminal charges against Senator Elisha Abbo for allegedly assaulting a nursing woman at an adult toy shop in Abuja.

Super Eagles Will Face South Africa In Quarter Finals

1 month ago /
Sports  

Super Eagles are set to meet South Africa on Wednesday in a quarterfinal, after beating the defending champions, Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in 3-2 match at the Alexandria stadium.

Buhari Hails Super Eagles

1 month ago /
Nation  Sports  

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles of Nigeria for making Progress in the African Cup of Nations Egypt 2019, after a delightful win over a Cameroonian football team.

CBN To Finance Women Entrepreneur

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Central Bank of Nigeria has embarked on a gender-based financial empowerment scheme for women entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

Nigeria Supports Niger Republic For AFCFTA

1 month ago /
International News 

The Nigerian Government has donated forty-seven vehicles and military equipment to the government of Niger Republic.

Police Gets Thumbs Up On Education Development

1 month ago /
Nation 

The leadership of the Nigerian Police has been given thumbs up over on-going efforts on human capital development, particularly the education for families of police personnel

Ongoing 10,000 Police Recruitment Not Enough - NEC

1 month ago /
Nation 

The security committee of the National Economic Council has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the ongoing recruitments of ten thousand policemen and women are not enough to tackle the current security challenge in the countries.

President Buhari Decries Attacks In Katsina

1 month ago /
Security 

Following a brief on incidents that triggered violence and loss of lives in Katsina State on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed immediate reinforcement of the security architecture in the state, and prosecution of all those involved in the conflict.

Atiku On Osun Ruling: You Can’t Browbeat The Judiciary

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Presidency says it finds very ridiculous, and even comical, the reaction of former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to the Supreme Court ruling affirming the election of Gboyega Oyetola as governor of Osun State.

Ooni Calls For Peace In Osun

1 month ago /
Politics 

Ooni of Ife Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called on the people of Osun state to fully support Governor Gboyega Oyetola and allow peace to reign in the state.