NYSC DG tasks Corps members on dignity of labour

NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has enjoined Corps Members to imbibe the dignity of labour and be tenacious in the utilization of vocational skills imparted in them during the service year. He gave the charge during an inspection visit to the NYSC Garment Factory in Minna, Niger State. Ibrahim encouraged the Corps Members working at the factory to deploy their intellectual prowess to add values to their fashion design skills, adding that they would make great fortune from the vocation instead of searching for the rather elusive white collar…

Niger to get Special Army Camp to fight bandits, other criminal elements – Gov Sani Bello

As the fight against banditry and kidnappings receive a boost, the Nigerian Army is to establish a special camp around the troubled areas confronted with insecurity in Niger State . Governor Abubakar Sani Bello disclosed this when he went on a progress assessment tour of the special Army super camp 4 operation Sahel sanity, in Faskari, Katsina State along with his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-rufai. The Governors were received by the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai. The Special Army Camp 4, which is…

Senate commends Buhari over military action against banditry  …wants operations extended to Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger and Sokoto states

The Senate on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his recent directive to launch a military offensive against bandits in Katsina State. The commendation came against the backdrop of a motion considered on the floor on the need to integrate adjoining States of Niger, Zamfara, Kaduna, Kebbi and Sokoto states. The motion was sponsored by Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (APC – Niger North). The lawmaker in his motion recalled that  Senate had last week Tuesday, May 12, 2020, considered two separate motions on the need for the federal government to…

JUST IN: Niger records two more cases of COVID19 virus … as Limawa index case now negative

Two more positive cases of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have been reported, again, in Niger State, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to Eight. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Muhammad Makusidi, who disclosed this while giving an update and situational report on the Virus in the state, said one of the new cases was the husband of the only woman at the isolation center from Suleja and a returnee from Kano. Dr. Makusidi stated that a second new case was also a man already at the quarantine…

Gov Sani-Bello announces total lockdown effective Monday 13th April ….as Niger state records first confirmed case of COVID-19

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has directed the complete lockdown of the state for Twenty four Hours for the next two weeks starting from the 13th of April, 2020. Following the announcement of a confirmed case of the deadly Corona Virus (COVID-19) disease in Minna, the state capital. However, a window is created to allow people replenish household essentials, on the following days, Thursday 16th April, Monday 20th April, Thursday 23rd April and Monday 27th April, 2020 from 6am to 6pm, added that the window was not for social…

Niger state commences fumigation against COVID-19

Niger State Government has commenced fumigation of public places against the outbreak of COVID-19 in the state. This followed the directive of Governor AAbubakar Sani Bello. Commissioner of Environment and Forestry, Mohammed Tanko Zakari who represented Governor Abubakar Sani Bello at the flag-off exercise at the Kure Ultra-Modern Market, Wednesday assured that the exercise will be carried out in the 25 local government areas of the State.   Governor Sani-Bello said fumigation of the State was to ensure that no case of Coronavirus is witnessed. “We are here because we…

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Boss visits Suleja ….assures completion of on-going projects

The Managing Director of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Niger State Alh Ahmed Arah,today visited Suleja local government area to assess ongoing construction of clinic in Madalla which is at 90% completion. Arah said the project is to be completed by 6th April, 2020, and handed over to the local government for public use immediately.   In his remarks,the Vice Chairman of Suleja local government council , Hon Garba Biba, who represented the council Chairman appreciated the effort of the SDGs, and lobbied for the  intervention of the SDGs boss to…

Gov Abu Sani Bello and 576km of Rural roads in Niger state. By Abdullberqy U Ebbo

Very often people are disposed to expect lies from public officials. When we put out information, the first position is to doubt the truism of our content, especially when the projects we report appear fantastical. So I was not surprised in the least when I came under serious attack after I published that Niger State Government has in conjunction with RAMP, constructed about 576km of rural roads. The hostility has been unkind, some less kind than others as some even went as far as insulting my person and my parents.…

Multinational Firm To Establish Chili Company In Niger state …As Gov Sani-Bello Promises Enabling Environment

The need for Nigeria to change her political will towards her investment  narative formed the major part of discussions at an investment session between Niger state government team led by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello and a private  investment multinational company led by its Chairman Mr Mohan Vaswani at Lagos Free Trade zone  in Lekki. The Niger state Governor,Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello moved by the desire to bring investment to the state, has been making concerted efforts towards encouraging investors to tap from the state’s resources especially in the area of agriculture. It…

FG Sites Federal Fire Service Zone G Hq In Niger state

The Federal Ministry of Interior has approved Minna, the Niger State Capital, as the headquarters of Zone G of the Federal Fire Service comprising Niger, Kwara and Kogi states. Presenting two modern Fire Fighting Vehicles to the state government, Comptroller General of the Federal Fire Service, Ibrahim Alhaji Liman disclosed that over 200 fire fighters had been deployed to the state to kick start the Zonal Headquarters. Liman commended Governor Sani Bello for reviving the state fire service, he said the facilities deployed were to complement the state government’s efforts…