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Niger Inaugurates 2021 Fertilizer Sales For Farmers

Posted by - June 9, 2021

Niger State Government has begun the official sales and distribution of fertilizer for the 2021 wet season at the cost of N8, 000 per bag.https://scudnewsng.com Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger, represented by his deputy Alhaji Ahmed Ketso, said the state government was launching the 2021 farming season 15,000 metric tonnes of fertilisers  to the 25

Gumi Asks FG To Sponsor Factional Bandits To Stop Banditry

Posted by - June 4, 2021

A controversial Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, has urged the Federal Government to support splinter groups among bandits as a way of ending mass abductions of school pupils. Gumi spoke to reporters on the telephone on Wednesday following the abduction of 200 Islamiyya schoolchildren in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.  He said

Boat Mishap: 26 Die, 26 Rescued – CP

Posted by - May 27, 2021
Police in Niger State confirms that 26 bodies have so far been recovered after a boat with 150 passengers capsized in Tungan Mairakumi village of Burgo Local Government Area of the state. The Police Commissioner in the state, Adamu Usman, who confirmed this on Thursday in Minna, however, said 26 other passengers had been rescued.

PFN Begins Training Of 566 Nigerian Correctional Service Officials On Prison Management

Posted by - May 25, 2021
The Prison Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has begun the training of 566 Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) personnel towards improving prison management across the country. Mr Benson Iwuagwu, Executive Director, PFN, made this known on Monday, in Minna, Niger state at a two-day workshop on inmate’s behavioural modification programme. “The Nigerian Correctional Service Act 2019, particularly

28 Dead In Niger Boat Mishap, Divers Rescue 65

Posted by - May 10, 2021
Twenty-eight bodies have been recovered by divers from the scene of Saturday’s boat mishap in Tijana village of Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, Director General of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency, Mallam Ahmed Inga, told newsmen in Minna on Sunday. He said 100 persons were aboard the boat when the accident occurred

Police Allay Fears Of Security Threat In FCT

Posted by - May 6, 2021
Police on Thursday urged residents of the Bwari Area Council of the FCT to remain calm and not get tensed over rumours of a security breach in the area. The Divisional Police Officer (DPO), in charge of Bwari Police Station, CSP Biodun Makanjuola, made the call in an interview. He said residents should dismiss rumours