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The defendants were accused of conspiring and dishonestly converting to personal use funds amounting to N4.568 billion, belonging to the Niger State government. According to the Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC), the funds are for ...
Damasak- Yagana Bukar's younger brothers Mohammed and Sadiq were among about 300 children kidnapped by Boko Haram from the town of Damasak in remote northeastern Nigeria nearly three years ago. But unlike the global outrage and social media ...
No fewer than 10 persons died recently when a wooden boat hit a stump on the River Niger and broke into two. Some 25 people are still missing.
The first case of the disease was first reported in Zamfara State in November 2016. By February 2017, it had become more widespread in the Northwest and Northcentral zones in Nigeria and was declared an epidemic in six states Katsina, Kebbi, Zamfara, ...
"Traveling for hours a day, these dedicated women and men will visit children in homes, schools, train stations, and transit points across Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon, and the Central African Republic," they stated. ... The statement added that at ...
"It is a special immunisation targeting children and it is aimed at eradicating polio from the state and the country,'' he said.
"It is a special immunisation targeting children and it is aimed at eradicating polio from the state and the country,'' he said.
The gross statutory revenue rose by about 14.28 per cent as the three tiers of the Nigerian government shared a total of N467.81 billion for March.
In a push to eliminate polio in Africa and rid the world of the disease, Aliko Dangote and Bill and Melinda Gates foundations have engaged more than 138,000 vaccinators to conduct vaccinations across five African countries in the Lake Chad area.
In a bid to clamp down on pipeline attacks and oil thefts, Nigeria's oil minister Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu is advancing plans to include illegal refineries in the Niger Delta in a new government initiative aimed at dissuading perpetrators from attacking ...
He said when Jega was insistent on conducting the elections in February 2015, about 40 per cent eligible Nigerians had not collected their Permanent Voter Cards.
Minna - The immediate past governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida and his former commissioner and Chief of staff, Umar Nasko were Tuesday arraigned by the Economic and Financial crime Commission (EFCC) before a Minna High court to answer ...
Bleak as this Nigerian situation may seem, things will be worse under the enclave of Biafra. ... Perhaps it is because cultural identity has been twisted, cleansed, polished and presented to depressed Nigerians that it is so powerful and unpredictable ...
Editor's note: Last week, the Economic and Financial crime Commission (EFCC) announced the discovery of N6b from the bank account of a former commissioner in Niger State after which the state government claimed the ownership of the slush funds.
A Notorious Niger Delta Avenger militant and Kidnapper, Anthony Pepple AKA "Urban Gorrilla" and other members of his kidnapping syndicate, known for targeting Medical Doctors and Pharmacists in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, have been arrested by the ...
This is exactly what occurred when Choice International Group in partnership with the Nigerian Governors Forum brought together 15 State Governors from Nigeria with Presidents of some of the largest Conglomerates in China for the first Nigeria-China ...
Two months ago international donors pledged $457 million at a conference in Oslo to address the needs of Africa's Lake Chad region - Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad - to go towards the $1.5 billion the U.N. says it needs this year. For Nigeria, aid ...
The immediate past governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, is to be remanded in prison custody until May 4, a court has ruled.
kidnapped Turks released in Nigeria Nigerian police rescued two Turkish men kidnapped earlier this month in the country's south-east, a police official said.
OSLO (Reuters) - Aid organizations working to stop the famine in Nigeria will run out of money by June if donors do not give the cash they pledged at a ...
Nigerian government on Monday said the number of days required for registration of new businesses in Nigeria has been reduced from 10 to 2 in line with the reform agenda of Buhari-led administration.
This is the new gospel of peace building in the volatile region, according to the Minister of State, petroleum Resources, Dr.
The Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Tuesday, April 25, arraign a former governor of Niger State Babangida Aliyu.
The Director General , Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) Mallam Ibrahim Ahmed Inga who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Minna on Monday, said eight people, including five women and three men died while the remaining 62 ...
Musa says that's why many of those implicated in these attacks aren't Nigerian and, instead, come from Niger, Mali, even Senegal. Some Nigerian states have taken action - setting aside grazing reserve for nomads. And the Nigerian senate is talking ...
Musa says that's why many of those implicated in these attacks aren't Nigerian and, instead, come from Niger, Mali, even Senegal. Some Nigerian states have taken action - setting aside grazing reserve for nomads. And the Nigerian senate is talking ...
They include the popular Zuma Rock along the Suleja-Abuja Road, Gurara Falls in Gurara Local government Area of the state, the Ladi Kwali Poutry Center in Suleja and Zungeru town where the amalgamation of Nigeria by Lord Luggard took place in 1945 with ...
Three female writers from Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria have arrived Iseyin, Oyo State, for the April-May 2017 session of the Ebedi International Writers Residency.
The current outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in Nigeria is a repetition of series of outbreaks mostly affecting States in the upper parts of the country, which fall within the African Meningitis Belt. Since the ... Region of Nigeria in week ...
Yemi Osinbajo, requesting all oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria to relocate their headquarters to the Niger Delta Region, Olorogun Great Ovedje Ogboru has called on Chevron to relocate its headquarter to Delta State where it has majority of ...
The Niger State government has released N39m for the purchase of drugs to treat and prevent new cases of Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis in the state. The Director of public health in the State's Ministry of Health, Dr. Mohammed Usman, who made this ...
Musa says that's why many of those implicated in these attacks aren't Nigerian and, instead, come from Niger, Mali, even Senegal. Some Nigerian states have taken action - setting aside grazing reserve for nomads. And the Nigerian senate is talking ...
The pair, who worked for a construction company, were abducted on 11 April in the town of Eket in Akwa Ibom State, in the country's Niger Delta energy hub. kidnapping for ransom is common in some parts of Nigeria. "The two Turkish nationals were ...
Men of the Inspector General of police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris's intelligence Response Team, IRT, have arrested a top commander of the Niger Delta Avengers, identified as Anthony Pepple. Pepple, also known ... He confessed, "I was born into the family of ...
The Niger police Command's Special Anti-Cattle Rustling Team on Friday killed two notorious kidnappers that had been terrorising the people of Suleja, Tafa, ...
The Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a 95 count charge against the former governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu.
In mid-December 2016, in rural Diffa region on Niger's southern border with Nigeria, fourteen men gave themselves up to authorities.
The Nigeria police Thursday released the former Head of New Media for the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, and Convener of pro-democracy and good governance group, Concerned Nigerians, Prince Deji Adeyanju and his fellow protester, Brian Jonah ... the N6 ...
NigerianBulletin.com is one of Nigeria's leading on-line destinations for the latest Nigerian trending news and updates, helpful articles and a community sharing the best, latest information on Nigeria and things that concern Nigerians. Some of the ...
NigerianBulletin.com is one of Nigeria's leading on-line destinations for the latest Nigerian trending news and updates, helpful articles and a community sharing the best, latest information on Nigeria and things that concern Nigerians. Some of the ...
The Economic and Financial crimes Commission may declare a former Commissioner of Local government in Niger State, Kantigi Liman, wanted after a further N2billion was traced to his United Bank for Africa account by the agency.
The Economic and Financial crimes Commission has issued a final warning to a former gubernatorial candidate in Niger State.
Yahaya Na'uzo, the Executive Director of the Agency, disclosed this to the news agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Thursday.
A notorious rapist who have been terrorizing Bida town was Thursday arrested by the Niger state police for raping two under aged girls.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says 8,057 suspected meningitis cases have been reported. Most have been located in the northern states of Zamfara, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger and Sokoto since the disease surfaced in December. The federal government ...
The Niger government on Wednesday said it had concluded arrangements to employ 267 healthcare workers as part of efforts to boost the health sector in the state. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Makun Sidi, disclosed this when he led ...
And then we said let's go for resident, wherever you are, you are a Nigerian and Nigerians live wherever they like.
Buhari President asks Nigerians to support his administration ... The Commissioner said that Minna-Suleja and Minna-Kuta roads were being renovated, and explained that good roads would lessen road accidents and boost agriculture via a free flow of ...
In the realm of Nigerian politics, no word or phrase has been so abused as the word "marginalisation," especially as it relates to groups of people or ethnic tribes of the country.
The flare-up of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) serotype C cases is concentrated in northern Nigeria, where authorities convened a meeting of governors and traditional leaders from all states in the region, said a government statement. "State governors ...


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