Browsing: Niger State

The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Abdulmalik Sarkindaji, stated that he chose to back the marriage of around 100 girls from his area in Mariga Local Government Area due to genuine worries for their parents. Sarkindaji, on Friday, pledged to pay the dowries for the bridegrooms, adding that he had procured all necessary materials for […]

The Federal Government has announced that additional inmates who escaped from the Suleja Medium Security Custodial Centre two weeks ago have been captured. The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made this announcement on Thursday in Abuja while inspecting ongoing security projects at the Medium Security Custodial facility in Kuje, Abuja. A total of 119 inmates […]

The Niger State Commissioner for Power and Renewable Energy, Bashir Yerima, stated that all the Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria have let down the people. The Federal Government had instructed the distribution companies to produce, distribute and transmit electricity to all areas of the country after the National Electrical Power Authority did not fulfill its responsibility.

President Bola Tinubu is expected to inaugurate an agro-processing zone, agricultural equipment and the remodelled Minna International Airport on Monday. The state Governor Mohammed Bago said, while inspecting the projects on Saturday, that about 2,000 hectares would be utilised for the agro-processing zone project. Also on the inspection team was the President, Nigeria Union of […]