Saturday, September 22, 2018

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    You have my blessings for 2019, Babangida tells Tambuwal

You have my blessings for 2019, Babangida tells Tambuwal

Ex-military President Ibrahim Babangida says Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has his blessings in his aspiration to become flagbrearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election.Babangida said this when he hosted Tambuwal and his team at his residence in Minna, Niger state capital, on Saturday.Tambuwal defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in August.He described [...]

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    Atiku: Whether I win or lose the presidential ticket, I’ll work for success of PDP

Atiku: Whether I win or lose the presidential ticket, I’ll work for success of PDP

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says he will work for the success of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) even if he does not win the presidential ticket.Speaking with members of the  party in Minna, Niger state, on Thursday, Abubakar said all the presidential aspirants met with the national working committee of the party on Wednesday and agreed to support whoever emerges as [...]

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    Abdulsalami: PDP not playing opposition role well… it could be suffering shock of defeat

Abdulsalami: PDP not playing opposition role well… it could be suffering shock of defeat

Abdulsalami Abubakar, former military head of state, has scored the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) low in terms of playing its role as a credible opposition.Speaking when Raymond Dokpesi, a chairmanship aspirant of the party, visited him in his residence in Minna, Niger state, the elder statesman challenged PDP to assume proper opposition role., saying though no political party could remain in [...]

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    Sultan: Let’s focus on devolution of economy — NOT restructuring

Sultan: Let’s focus on devolution of economy — NOT restructuring

Sa’ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, on Monday called on Nigerians to focus on devolution of economy rather than restructuring the country.Abubakar made the call at the Niger state investment summit in Minna.The summit which attracted economic experts, industrialists and manufacturers as well as some state governors across the country, was organised to attract investors in various fields to boost the [...]

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    JAMB monitoring UTME ‘through CCTV cameras’

JAMB monitoring UTME ‘through CCTV cameras’

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is monitoring the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), through its central Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in Abuja.In an interview with NAN, Muhammed Ibrahim, coordinator of the board in Niger, said all the examination centres were linked to the CCTV.“Our staff, candidates and supervisors in all examination centres are being watched [...]

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    Niger says Minna airport the ‘wise’ option during repair of Abuja airport

Niger says Minna airport the ‘wise’ option during repair of Abuja airport

The Niger state government has advised the federal government to make use of the Minna International Airport during the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, has already announced the choice of Kaduna international airport as alternative.But Jonathan Vatsa, Niger commissioner for information, said Minna airport is the closest to Abuja.He appealed to [...]

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    Tanker crushes pregnant student to death in Niger

Tanker crushes pregnant student to death in Niger

Angela Daniel, a 300 level student of the school of arts and social sciences at the College of Education, Minna, Niger state, has been crushed to death by an oil tanker.Daniel, who rode on a motorcycle after lectures on Monday, was in the company of a colleague when the incident happened.The students were on their way home at the time [...]

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    3 soldiers, 7 civilians killed in Niger clash

3 soldiers, 7 civilians killed in Niger clash

The Nigeria army on Friday said three soldiers and seven civilians died in a clash between soldiers and some residents of Kpaidna community in Niger.Njideka Agwu, assistant director of army public relations, 31 artillery brigade, Minna, made this known in an interview with NAN.Agwu said the incident occurred at 2am on Friday in the community located in Bosso local government [...]

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    Babangida back home after medical trip to Germany

Babangida back home after medical trip to Germany

Ibrahim Babangida, former military president, returned to the country on Friday after a three week medical trip to a German Hospital. He landed at Minna Airport in Niger state around 3:30pm and was received by friends and close associates.Commenting on the return of the elder statesman, Abubakar Bello, governor of Niger state, said Nigeria still needs Babangida around.He said the wise [...]

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    NECO releases Nov/Dec 2015 results

NECO releases Nov/Dec 2015 results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the November/December 2015 Senior School Certificate Examinations.Abdulrashid Garba, NECO’s registrar and chief executive, disclosed this on Wednesday in Minna, Niger state capital, while addressing reporters.He said a total of 50,060 candidates registered, out of which 47,507 sat for English Language while 47,554 sat for Mathematics.Garba said out of the number [...]

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    IBB: God used Abacha to save my life

IBB: God used Abacha to save my life

Ibrahim Babangida, former military president, on Sunday showered encomium on the late Sani Abacha, who was the country's head of state between 1993 and 1998.Speaking in Minna, capital of Niger state, during a press conference to commemorate  his 74th birthday, the retired general went down memory lane on how he survived Gideon Orkar's coup attempt in 1990.He said but for the role played by Abacha, [...]

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    Musician to clean court premises for stealing generator

Musician to clean court premises for stealing generator

A Magistrate Court in Minna has ordered a musician, Yusuf Abubakar,28, to clean the court premises for three months, for stealing a generator set.In her ruling, Magistrate Mariam King sentenced Abubakar after he pleaded guilty.King said that if the convict fails to appear every day to clean the court premises, he will serve additional three months in prison.Earlier, the prosecutor, [...]

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