Tag: Niger

By Aminu Kutama A boxer identified as Chukwuemeka Igboanugo has died at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta State. The Imo State representative was declared dead after losing a fight by knockout to his contender from...
By Ismail Auwal A bill that proposed six months jail term for parents who abandon their newborns or growing children has passed the second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill tagged, “Act to Re-amend the Child...

Niger State Police parades 2 suspects over killing 13-year old child

By Ismail Auwal Niger State Police Command paraded a 21-year-old man for allegedly killing  his master's son. The suspect identified that Sabiu Usman buried the deceased...

Despite BBC’s documentary, Niger Republic honours Matawalle on security

By Aminu Kutama Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle on Wednesday was honoured with a national award on security in Niger Republic. Niger Republic’s President, Mohammed...

FG confirms donation of N1.15bn vehicles to Niger Republic

By Ismail Auwal  The Federal Government (FG) has confirmed the purchase of  10 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 cars at a whopping cost of N1.15 billion...

4 Chinese nationals, 7 employees abducted in Niger State

By Ismail Auwal Bandits have kidnapped seven employees and four Chinese nationals at a mining site in Niger state village of Ajata Aboki's Shiroro LGA...

Bandits threaten to marry off lady if N1.7 ransom isn’t paid

By Ismail Auwal Bandits in Niger State have threatened to marry off a kidnapped 21-year-old woman if her parents didn't pay a N1.7 million ransom. The...

Bandits storm Niger state’s villages, kill 2 people during iftar

By Ismail Auwal No fewer than two persons were killed while breaking their fast in a fresh attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger...

Just in: Residents flee bandits attack in Daza village of Niger State

By Ismail Auwal The Residents of Daza community in Niger State's Munya Local Government Area fled as bandits' operation went on unabated for hours on...

Niger to recruit 5000 soldiers to fight terrorism

By Ismail Auwal The Niger Republic has announced a plan to recruit 5000 soldiers to help the army fight various Islamist militant groups. According to observers,...

Tragedy as 20 people fleeing bandits attack drowned in river

By Ismail Auwal No fewer than 20 residents fleeing bandits' attack died in a boat mishap at Guni village, Munya Local Government Area of Niger...

Gunmen attack Zuma Barracks, kill 6 soldiers

By Ismail Auwal At least six Nigerian soldiers have been killed after bandits stormed Zuma military Barracks in Suleja, Niger State. SAHELIAN TIMES gathered that the...

Bandits attack wedding convoy, whisk away with bride in Niger

By Ismail Auwal The residents of Allawa Community in Shiroro Local Government, Niger State, were shaken as a group of bandits attacked a wedding convoy...

How 200 bandits were killed in Niger State

By Ismail Auwal Niger State Commissioner for Local Government and Internal Security, Emmanuel Umar has said that security operatives have killed 200 bandits during a...

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