TRIBUTE TO A FORTUITOUS  FLOURISHING ‘AMAZONIAN’ WOMAN By M.K. DADA

The Press Gallery had been deserted. For nearly three months it was devoid of the regular noise and bustles. Indeed, visits by our colleagues to the gallery had become irregular and infrequent because of the temporary absence of a head. It was an agonizing period filled with anxiety as Journalists await the appointment and announcement of a new Chief Press Secretary by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State. Governor Sani Bello had been a meticulous person when it comes to issues of selecting and or appointing political office holders.…

YEAR 2020 BUDGET PRESENTATION BY ALHAJI (DR) ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO, THE GOVERNOR OF NIGER STATE, AT THE NIGER STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY COMPLEX, MINNA; ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10TH, 2019.

Mr. Speaker, Honourable Members, Fellow Nigerlites, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen. 2. I am indeed pleased to once again address this Honourable House as I present the 2020 Budget Estimates. This kind of occasion usually afford us the opportunity to take cursory look at, and reflect on, how far we have fared in the outgoing fiscal year, noting our achievements and challenges in the course of the implementation of the fiscal budget, so as to guide our projections for the in-coming year (2020). 3. However, Mr. Speaker and Honourable Members, I…

GOV SANI-BELLO MOURNS FATHER O’CONNEL : Describes Him a Selfless Nigerlite

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello said the late Very Reverend Father Jeremiah Dermot O’Connell who died on Wednesday lived an impactful and selfless life of service to humanity. Condoling the Nigerlites on the demise of the Irish Clergy in Minna on Thursday, the governor said the late educationist was an accomplished man, whose products of human development efforts are currently found in various leadership positions and other human endeavours in the state in particular and the country in general. The Governor eulogised the exemplary life style of the Catholic…

Nigerian Navy Establishes Naval Base in Niger

The Nigerian Navy is to establish a naval base in Shagunu, Borgu local government of Niger State, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adniral Ebok-Ete Ibas has disclosed. To this end, the naval chief has sent a team of experts to the state for on-the-spot assessment of the area with a view to perfecting the required modalities for the establishment of the base. The naval chief disclosed this in Minna, the state capital through Commodore Olu A. Bankole after a closed-door meeting with Governor Abubakar Sani -Bello at the Government House,…

WE WILL SUPPORT MOVE THAT DEEPENS DEMOCRACY, GOOD GOVERNANCE-GOV SANI-BELLO 

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has said the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) will give full support to any move designed to deepen the nation’s democracy and strengthen good governance. He said the forum was committed to addressing critical issues of concerns to the citizens regarding the constitution. The Governor made the pledge when he played host to  the Friends of Democracy, a non-governmental organisation championing amendment to some critical sections of the 1999 constitution  in his office in Minna, the state capital. Governor Sani-Bello who said he was in…