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    Unprecedented Crowd Bids Kure Farewell

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    The remains of the late former governor of Niger State, Engr Abdulkadir Kure, were yesterday laid to rest in Minna, the state capital, in line with Islamic rites, with an unprecedented crowd from within and outside the state witnessing the burial. Kure who was governor of the state between 1999 and 2007, died in Germany…

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  • Sambisa: Gov Bello Warns Againt Fleeing Terrorists

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    Niger state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has enjoined the people of the state to keep vigilant and be wary of fleeing boko haram members who might want to seek refuge in the state. He said the defeat of the group in sambisa forest, has made it expedient for other states to take proactive measures …

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    Etsu Nupe Honours IGP, Niger Dep Gov At Nupe Day

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    The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar has hosted special civic reception for the deputy governor of Niger State, Ahmad Muhammad Ketso and  Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Kpotun Idris to mark his 13 years on throne and 8th annual Nupe Day celeberation. Etsu Nupe who is the chairman of the Niger state Council of Traditional…

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  • Niger Governor Seeks Partnership With PSN

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    Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has tasked the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) to partner with his administration in the fight against drug abuse and sale of expired drugs in the state. Governor Bello threw the challenge when he played host to the national president, Pharm.  Ahmad Ibrahim Yakasai, who led members of…

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    IBB Lauds PSN’s Commitment, Vibrancy

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    Former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has stated that pharmacists in the country have been living up to the expectation of the people. Gen. Babangida, who spoke yesterday in Minna while receiving the PSN leadership, noted that he was proud with the society. According to him, he had been following the activities of the…

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    4 Die In Niger Auto Crash, Flood

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    An eighteen seater bus, yesterday, somersaulted along Bida-Minna road,  killing three persons, and injuring nine others. LEADERSHIP learnt that the accident occurred around 6 am at  Sabon Daga area, about 30 kilometres away from Minna and 50 kilometres to Bida The police spokesman,  Bala Elkana, while confirming the two  accidents posited that the accident might…

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    Minna-Suleja Road: Niger Seeks Return Of Contractor To Site

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    Niger State government has stated that the intervention needed to end the suffering of motorists along the deplorable Minna-Suleja road was beyond the state, and therefore sought for the return of the contractor handling the dualization of the road. The contractor has since 2014 abandoned the dualization of the road that has barely reached 30…

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    Babangida Aliyu Dissociates Self From 2019 Template

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    Amidst speculations that former governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu would be using his son, Ibrahim Babangida Aliyu’s marriage to organise political meeting to set a template for 2019,  the former governor yesterday denied the alleged plans. A statement by the spokesman of the former governor, Mr Israel Ayegba Ebije, stated that  his…

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