News - Niger

Presidential Assent Of FCT Appropriation Act

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2019.

President Buhari Attends AU Summit In Niger Republic

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja Saturday for Niamey, Niger Republic to attend the African Union (AU) Summit, scheduled to hold on July 7.

Presidential Election Petition Update!

1 month ago /
Nation  Politics 

More documents were tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, as the trial of the substantive petition challenging the 2019 presidential poll entered its second day on Friday.

Court Admits Exhibit Used In The 2019 Presidential Elections

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal has admitted as an exhibit, materials used in the conduct of the 2019 presidential elections. 

Nigerian Armed Forces Pledge Closer Collaboration With Security Agencies

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Armed Forces have pledged to work more closely with other security agencies to protect the territorial integrity of the country.

DAAR's Tari Joshua Laid To Rest In Yenagoa

1 month ago /
Nation 

The remains of late broadcast journalist and staff of DAAR Communications Plc. Tari Joshua has been committed to mother earth.

Presidential Election Tribunal Update

1 month ago /
Politics 

The trial of the substantive petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and his party the PDP over the 2019 presidential election commenced this Thursday morning with tendering of documents by the petitioners.

President Buhari Urges DISCOS To Brace Up

1 month ago /
Environment  Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja urged Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos, to work harder in injecting more resources and technical expertise to improve the supply of electricity across the country, assuring the companies that the Federal Government will sustain efforts in building transmission infrastructure.  

President Buhari To Sign AFCFTA

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendations of the Presidential Committee on the Impact and Readiness Assessment of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AFCFTA, and agreement.

Osinbajo To Represent Nigeria

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the 25th Anniversary of the Liberation of Rwanda.

Senator Elisha Abbo Probed Over Assault

1 month ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

The Senate on Wednesday raised an ad-hoc committee to investigate the allegations of assault laid against Senator Elisha Abbo Cliff (PDP, Adamawa). Elisha was alleged to have assaulted a lady recently at a sex toy shop in Abuja. The video of the incident went viral on social media on Tuesday.

Nigerian Presidency Speaks On Resignation Of NACA’s DG

1 month ago /
Health 

The Presidency on Tuesday confirmed that erstwhile Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), Dr Sani Aliyu, resigned his appointment voluntarily.

2019 AFCON: Super Eagles To Meet The Indomitable Lions

1 month ago /
Sports  

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play the Indomitable Lions Of Cameroon in the Round- Of on July 6.

Ayade Expresses Worry Over NDDC’s Neglect Of Cross River

1 month ago /
Nation 

Cross River state governor, Senator Ben Ayade has decried the treatment of Cross River State by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in terms of project allocation, distribution, and implementations.

Buhari To End Security Challenges In The Country.

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

President Muhammadu Buhari has again expressed his determination to end the security challenges in the country.  

Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of $8.4 And N9bn Linked To Patience Jonathan

1 month ago /

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of a sum of $8.4 million and N9 billion, linked to the wife of President, Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience Jonathan.

COZA Pastor Allegedly Raped My Friend, Stella Damasus Reveals

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigerian actress, Stella Damasus, has also accused the Senior Pastor of the Common Wealth Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, of raping a friend of hers.

Ruga Settlements Not Supervised By Office Of The Vice President - Presidency

1 month ago /
Nation 

The presidency says the establishment of Ruga settlements is not being supervised by the Office of the Vice President, contrary to claims reported in sections of the media.

Air Force Operation Green Sweep

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has launched “Operation Green Sweep 2” against terrorists in the Northeast of the Country.

Rivers Government Takes Overs Payment Of User Fees For HIV/AIDS Patients

1 month ago /
Health  Nation 

The Rivers state government says it will take over the user fees or bills paid by hospital patients living with HIV/AIDS.