• FIRST-RADIO

    First Community Radio Takes Off In Niger State

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    The First Community Radio in Nigeria, Lavun Community Radio Awareness Initiative in Kutigi Niger State has kicked off broadcasting and hosted Nigerian Journalists to its activities. The Community Radio hosted over 60 Journalists to showcase it activities during a three days workshop on Community Radio Institution Building and Sustainability jointly organised by the Democratic Governance…

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    CRISIS: 6 Die In 2 Fulani/Farmers’ Clashes

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    Six persons have been reportedly killed in two separate clashes between Fulani herdsmen, farmers and a vigilante group in Niger State, which occurred within one week. A police statement signed by the public relations officer (PPRO), Bala Elkana, yesterday in Minna, indicated that the first attack was over the weekend in Lambata Market, Gurara between…

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    Minna Airport Upgraded For Alternative Cargo Terminal

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    Strong indications are emerging on the plans to make Minna Airport a Cargo airport to decongest the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, even as facilities have been upgraded in the airport. Giving this indication when the  Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello inspected some Air Force projects at the airport yesterday,  the commander of the…

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    1 Killed, 5 Injured In Violent Clash In Niger

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    A violent clash yesterday  in Paiko, the headquarters of Paikoro local government area of Niger State left one person dead and five injured as the state government declared six hours curfew in the area. The clash LEADERSHIP Sunday gathered started about 1am yesterday as a group attacked a man and left him to bleed to…

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  • David Umaru

    External Interferences Caused NASS Crisis – David Umaru

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    The Senator Representing Niger- East , David Umaru has said that the crisis rocking the National Assembly is due to undue external influence on the National Assembly. The senator who spoke to Journalists in Minna yesterday, stated that the election of Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and that of Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon…

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    X-raying Ward Development Projects In Niger

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    In 2008, the Niger State government introduced Wards Development Programme for the 274 wards in the state. Under the scheme, each ward was to be given N500, 000 to execute projects of its choice on monthly basis. The programme has committees in each of the wards that plan and execute the project that is supposed…

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  • David Umaru

    Niger East: PDP To Appeal Judgment In Favour Of Umoru

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    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that it will appeal the judgment of the National Assembly election Tribunal giving the victory of the Niger-east senatorial by–election seat to the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Barrister David Umaru . The party has called on its members to remain calm and committed to winning the forthcoming…

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  • Zungeru

    FirmTo Ensure Timely Completion Of Zungeru Hydro Project

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    On May 28 2013, President Goodluck Jonathan performed the ground breaking ceremony of Zungeru Hydro Power Dam Project in Niger State with fanfare. The project was conceived in 1982 but could not see the light of the day for several years. The site of the dam cuts across three local government areas of Rafi, Wushishi…

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