Niger State Governor rejects $1.3m dollars ransom demand from bandits who abducted Kagara schoolboys!!

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has insisted that his government would not pay any ransom to bandits to release Kangara schoolboys in his state. The government has been in negotiations with the bandits to release the abducted 27 students of Government Science College, Kangara, and 15 others. However, the Niger State government said the […]


Fulani kidnappers release video showing travellers abducted in Niger State

Kidnappers suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen have released a video showing 21 travellers who they abducted along the Tegina-Zungeru highway in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State on Sunday, 14th February. They were abducted while traveling in a bus belonging to the Niger State Transport Authority (NSTA). According to the State government, 10 of […]


60-year-old man lures 8-year-old girl with N100, rapes her in an uncompleted building

A 60-year-old scavenger has been arrested by the Niger State police for raping an 8-year-old girl selling fish. The incident happened around 1:30pm on Saturday, July 11, 2020, while the girl was put hawking. Haruna Lawal allegedly lured her into an uncompleted building with N100 and had canal knowledge of her. During interrogation, the suspect […]


We were not given any medicine, just food – Niger State discharged Covid-19 patients claims

COVID-19 patients being discharged from the Minna Isolation centre, has disclosed that they were not adequately treated and tested to prove if they were negative, before they were discharged. Just as they decried the inhuman and shabby treatment meted to them during their stay at the isolation centre and upon their discharge. The patients, who […]


Hungry Niger state councilor runs away with 30 bags of rice given to him as palliative for his people

The Niger State government has issued an order for the arrest of one of the state councillors who absconded with 30 bags of grains supplied as COVID-19 palliative for distribution in his constituency. The Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG), Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, who is the Chairman Niger State Taskforce on COVID-19, confirmed […]