• N2bn Account: I Am Not The Owner – Kantigi

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    Amidst controversy over some money linked to the deputy governorship candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015, governorship election in Niger state, Liman Kantigi, he has come out yesterday in Minna to deny the  claim that N2 billion was traced to a company account, Liman  and companies linked to him in UBA….

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  • David Umaru Links 150 Communities With Access Roads

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    The Senator representing Niger east senatorial district in Niger state, Senator David Umaru, has embarked on the construction of 50 kilometer road in shiroro local government area of the state as part of his constituency projects in the area. The 50km road is designed to link over 150 communities in the local government area that…

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  • Etsu Nupe Bestows Traditional Title On NSCDC CG, 2 Others

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    The Etsu Nupe and Chairman Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alh.Yahaya Abubakar has concluded arrangements to bestow traditionaltitle on two sons and daughters of Nupe land The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp, Alhaji Abdullahi Jimada Gana Mohammed is leading the recipients of the title as he is bestowed with…

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  • Niger Trains, Empowers 5,000 Youths

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    Niger state government has stated that 5,000 youths will be trained and empowered before the end of this fiscal year under its restoration agenda of youth development and empowerment scheme. The state governor, Abubakar Sani Bello disclosed this in Minna while issuing N50,000 grant and certificates of merit to each of the 1,000 youths trained…

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  • Abuja Airport Closure: Niger Govt Attracts More Airlines To Minna

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    Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has reiterated commitment to make Minna Airport a credible alternative to the closed Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, even as  Brisrow Airline commenced daily schedule flight to and from Minna Airport Monday instead of Kaduna. LEADERSHIP Friday gathered that three other airlines may  join Bristow Airline next…

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  • Niger Gov Confirms Yabagi As Head Of Service

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    Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has formally confirmed the appointment of Yabagi Alhaji Sule as the Head of Civil Service of Niger State, with effect from March 6, 2017. A statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace, said the appointment was based on merit and his antecedents as a…

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  • IBB Hosts PDP Leaders In Minna

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    Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, yesterday, hosted the PDP committee on strategy and intra-party, at his hilltop mansion in Minna. The committee which is chaired by Professor Jerry Gana, was formed at the twilight of the raging crisis which is crippling the former ruling party. It has paid similar visit to former president…

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  • Abuja Airport Closure: Minna Airport Gets Busy Too

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    Following the closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja for repairs, Minna International airport  is also getting busy despite not been selected as alternative airport. LEADERSHIP weekend findings revealed that the traffic of Minna airport has increased as some airlines prefer the airport to Kaduna as alternative to move to and from Abuja because of…

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  • Niger Boosts Agriculture With N5.5bn Credit Facility

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    The government of  Governor Abubakar Sani Bello in Niger state  has been emphatic in its strategic plan to boost Agricultural activities, invariably enhanced productivity in the state thus using the sector to empower youths and women. The governor recently stated that the government has a comparative advantage in the sector considering the fact that the…

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