Niger Govt reiterates commitment to attract more national, international partners 

Niger State Government has reiterated its continued commitment to putting strategies and policies in place to attract more national and international partners towards building a viable, secured environment for businesses and investment to thrive in the State. The State Governor who is also Chairman, North Central Governors Forum, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello disclosed this while declaring open the Annual Retreat of the UN Country Team Nigeria held at the Royal Institute for Training and Human Capital Development, Zuma Rock Resort, Suleja. Governor Sani Bello was represented by Secretary to the…

Niger SSG commiserates with Sarkin Sudan Kontagora over death of Wali

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has expressed sorrow over the death of Alhaji Muazu Abdulhamid Wali, Walin Kontagora. Alhaji Muazu Wali died at the Federal Medical Centre, Bida after a protracted illness. In his condolence message, Ahmed Matane described late Muazu Abdulhamid Wali as a complete gentleman and dedicated Nigerilites, adding that the great values of hard work, honesty and selflessness that the deceased left behind will be remembered. ” On behalf of the Government and people of the State, I want to…

Niger Govt restates commitment to tackle banditry – SSG

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has restated Government’s commitment to end banditry, kidnapping, and other security challenges in the State. Ahmed Matane disclosed this when Chairmen of Governing Councils of Tertiary Institutions in Niger State paid him a courtesy visit to commiserate with the State Government over the recent abductions and rising cases of banditry in the State. The SSG assured the people of the State that the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration would continue to put in place strategies towards finding lasting…

Niger Govt reiterates support to education sector

Niger State Government has reaffirmed its continued commitment to give the education sector the desired support and assistance. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane disclosed this at the launching of the 2020 Nigeria Education Data Survey (NEDS) organized by the National Population Commission held at the Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi International Conference Centre, Minna. The SSG who was represented by Yahaya Babawachiko, Permanent Secretary, Economic Affairs, SSG’s Office explained that the Education Data Survey will go a long way in facilitating the full development of education…

Niger SSG commiserates with Sarkin Sudan,Kontangora Emirate over Barwan’s death

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has expressed sadness over the death of Alhaji Hassan Magaji AA Kira, Barwan Kontagora. Alhaji Hassan Magaji died in Kontagora after a protracted illness. In his condolence message, Ahmed Matane described late Hassan Magaji as a complete gentleman and dedicated Nigerilites, added that the great values of hard work, honesty and selflessness that the deceased left behind will be remembered. ” On behalf of the Government and people of the State, I want to convey my sincere and…

Niger SSG mourns Late Publisher,  Sam Nda-Isaiah

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has commiserated with Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar over the passing away of Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah, Kakaki Nupe, Pharmacist,  Chairman and Publisher of Leadership Newspaper who died in Abuja after a brief illness. In his condolence message, the SSG said the Presidential Aspirant of All Progressives Congress (APC) will be remembered for his unflinching and die-hard disposition to fighting the ills of the society through the pen. Ahmed Matane stated that the death of Nda-Isaiah was a great…

Niger SSG mourns NPC Commissioner, Aliyu Datti, says it’s a huge loss 

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has commiserated with the Emir of Minna, Alhaji (Dr.) Umar Faruk Bahago and the entire people of Minna Emirate over the passing away of Barr. Aliyu Datti, Magayakin Minna and Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission (NPC) representing Niger State and Federal Capital Territory who died in Abuja after a protracted illness. In his condolence message, the SSG said late Barr. Aliyu Datti was a selfless humanist who served Niger State and Nigeria as well as his people with…

We’ve acquired 11,000 hectares  for Suleja Smart City -Niger SSG

Niger State Government has acquired about 11,000 hectares of land for the development of Suleja Smart City. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane disclosed this while briefing Board of Directors of the Suleja Smart City Company. Ahmed Matane explained that the development of Suleja Smart City has huge potential for transforming and modernizing the economy of the State. The SSG said that the main components of the Smart City include advanced meter in infrastructure, smart street lights, small buildings and open data. Others are assembly/manufacturing hub…

Niger Govt is commited to agricultural development – SSG

The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has reaffirmed Government’s commitment to support Smallholder Farmers across the value chain in order to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Ahmed Matane disclosed this at the 4th Annual Harvest Festival organized by Zuma 88.5 FM Radio, Abuja with the theme: “using radio to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on food security and agriculture in Nigeria”. The SSG who is also the Chairman, State Task Force on COVID-19 Pandemic stated that it became imperative for the State Government to provide…

Niger SSG commiserates with Sarkin Sudan Kontagora over Chiroman Kontagora’s death

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has commiserated with the entire people of Kontagora Emirate and Sarkin Sudan, Kontagora, Alhaji Sa’idu Namaska over the death of Alhaji Ibrahim Babandago, Chiroman Kontagora who died in Kontagora after a brief illness. In his condolence message, the SSG stated that late Chiroman Kontagora’s exceptional personality, warmth, and bluntness were sterling qualities that shall greatly be missed by not only the people of Kontagora Emirate but the State as a whole. The deceased lived an exemplary and most…