Niger cuts salaries,allowances of Governor, Deputy, others

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has directed that salaries and allowances of all Political Appointees in the State be slashed by 30%. A statement issued by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane disclosed that the reduction of the salaries of the Political Office Holders is with immediate effect. The SSG further explained that the pay cut of salaries and allowances will affect the Governor, his Deputy, Honourable Commissioners, Special Advisers and all other Political Appointees. According to the SSG, “the reduction which is temporary was also…

Insecurity in Niger: What Governor Sani Bello is doing By Muawiyah Yusuf Muye

Niger State, in recent years, like every other part of the country, has been having its own share of insecurity problems, mostly by armed bandits who have held the state, particularly Niger East hostage; maiming, kidnapping and rendering innocent citizens homeless, while also destroying their means of livelihoods. This barbaric act being perpetrated by this ungodly people have become an issue that have given the Government sleepless nights. No government will ever be happy seeing its citizens go through this kind of trauma, most especially when the people that made…

Gov Sani-Bello urges Nigerians to unite against corona virus ……extends curfew from 10am to 12 midnight

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has called on Nigerians to shun their differences and unite to combat the deadly corona virus ( COVID-19) disease. Governor Sani Bello, who made the call at a media briefing held in Government House, Minna, expressed happiness for testing negative to the dreaded COVID-19 while also sad about the positive result of others. According to him, despite been tested negative, self-isolation will continue for him and his cabinet members, adding that in the next few weeks, a true picture of the state’s Corona virus…

Osinbanjo, Governors Sani-Bello, Fayemi, others in attendance, …as Gov Emmanuel Udom buries father

Dignitaries from all walks of life including the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, former Nigerian Presidents, serving and past Senate Presidents, serving and past Governors, law makers, traditional rulers, Business Moguls and Technocrats converged on Awa-iman in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State to pay their last respect to the late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang, father to the Akwa Ibom State Governor,Emmanuel Udom. who was buried on Saturday.   The event which can best be described as a convergence of prominent Nigerians in Akwa Ibom had speakers eulogising…

APC Inaugurates National Reconciliation Committee

The All Progressives Congress, APC has inaugurated a 12-man National Reconciliation Committee to heal the wounds of the aftermath of 2019 general elections. National Chairman of the Party, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole inaugurated the committee at the party office in Abuja.     Chief Bisi Akande, one of the founding Fathers of the party is to serve as the Chairman, the Deputy Speaker House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase is the Vice Chairman while Mr. John Enoh is the Secretary. Other members of the Committee are: Governor Abubakar Sani Bello…

Gov Sani-Bello Receives Senate President, Emphasizes Need For Close Ties Between States, National Assembly

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has stressed the need for state governments to work closely with the National Assembly for the growth and development of the country. Governor Sani Bello stated this when he received the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan at the State Lodge in Abuja on Friday. “Even though we are states, we need to work together for the interest of the country”, Governor Bello emphasized. According to him, the need for synergy between the states and government at the centre was imperative considering the wellbeing of the…

INAUGURATION : Niger State To Celebrate In Low Keyed

Activities marking the May 29th inauguration ceremony of the 2nd term in office of Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello would be low keyed in the state. A statement issued by the Secretary to the Government, SSG, Hon Ibrahim Isah Ladan, said the decision to make the celebration low keyed was in line with the Federal Government’s disposition and general atmosphere in the country. He explained that the spate of security challenges across some parts of the country called for sober reflection rather than a frenzied celebration on the…

2019: Again ,Niger Gov Restates Stand On Direct Primaries  …Says He Has No Anointed Candidate 

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has restated his stand on direct primaries in the forthcoming primary elections, insisting that the decision was taken in the best interest of all stakeholders and for the growth and development of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Niger state.   The Governor , in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mallam Jibrin Baba Ndace, stated that adoption of direct primaries in the state was in line APC guide lines and in tune with desire of party members.   “APC guidelines allows for…

Respect for Rule of Law, Vital for Societal Rebirth – Gov Sani-Bello

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has maintained that for any society to be great, it’s citizens must ensure strict obedience and maintenance of law and order. He stated this in Minna, the state capital when he hosted over 1,500 Sanitory, Green Guards and Traffic Vanguards in the state. The Governor who noted that effective discharge of the role of each of the segment of the Vanguards would go a long way in improving the health sector which he said was critical to the development of the state and for…

2019: PMB has rekindled the hope of average Nigerians – Gov Sani Bello

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello on Monday said the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek for re-election in 2019 has rekindled hope and reassured Nigerians that the restoration agenda, the war against corruption and enthronement of good governance for the country will sail safely to coast. The governor commended this decision shortly after President Buhari told the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of his intention to contest the presidential election next year in a statement signed by his Coordinator, Media and Publicity, Jide Orintunsin.…