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PDP National chairman visits IBB in Minna (photos)

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus met with former military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida better known as IBB at his Hilltop Mansion in Minna on Monday (April 16) in Niger State. The PDP National chairman said in statement on Facebook that the meeting …

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I rob because many people in government steal — Suspect

The Niger State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers, Shehu Bida and Bello Mallam, who claimed that they went into robbery because there was recession in the country and the “government did not provide any job for people.” The two suspects were arrested in Talba Estate, Bida town …

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PDP deputy chairman, 34,828 others join APC in Niger

The state Deputy Chairman of the PDP, Aminu Yusuf; former Speaker of the state Assembly, Adamu Usman; a former Attorney General, Abdullahi Wuse, and 34,826 other members who dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were formally received by the National Chairman of …

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Monkeypox outbreak affecting sale of bush meat – Official

The outbreak of monkeypox has affected the sale of ‘bush meat’ in the country, a farmer has said. The President of Grass Cutters Farmers Association of Nigeria, GRAFAN, Chinedu Eluwa, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that people have become cautious of what they eat, especially …

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Agency hands over eight rapists to police

The Director General of the Niger State Child’s Right Protection Agency, Mariam Kolo, says it has arrested eight suspected rapists and handed them over to the police Criminal Investigation Department in the state. It was learnt that the victims were mainly teenager, who were hawking in the Minna metropolis. The …

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Call off military action in South-east now, Ohanaeze Ndigbo tells FG

The Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called on the federal government to direct the military to call off its operation, code-named “Python Dance 11” in the South-east region. It described the operation as an invasion of the region aimed at intimidating the people. The Nigerian Army had on Friday …

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Man, 32, confesses to luring and raping 10-year-old girl in Niger

A 32-year-old rape suspect, Ayuba Salihu, on Thursday told the Niger State Child Right Protection Agency how he lured and sexually abused an eight-year-old pupil with N100. Mr. Salihu, a tailor and resident of New Market, near Gwari Market in Chanchaga Local Government Area, admitted he raped the minor. “I …

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