The police command in Niger has arrested a man, Mohammed Mohammed, and his wife, Sadiya, for alleged conspiracy and self-kidnapping. The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Wasiu Abiodun, disclosed this in a statement in Minna on Friday. He said that the couple who are residents of Chanchaga Local Government […]

A businessman identified as Mr Yusuf Abubakar was stabbed to death in Chanchaga Local Government Area of Niger state. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Wasiu Abiodun confirmed the incident on Monday during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna. “I can confirm to you that the incident […]

The Governor stated that informants who aid and abet kidnappers would now have to face a death sentence by hanging in public as now enshrined in the state law. Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has agreed to some laws in accordance with Section 100(3) of the Constitution […]

In the last seven years, various courts have awarded the sum of N836.318bn (N98.318 billion and over $1.8billion) to oil-producing communities in Niger Delta as compensations for oil spills and land encroachment, an independent data seen by Daily Trust on Sunday indicated. Some of the court’s decisions are however being […]

There was a communal clash between Boku and Doko communities in Lavun local government of Niger State leading to the loss of three lives and others badly wounded. DAILY POST gathered that the fight which broke out on Thursday through to Friday last week may not be unconnected with the […]

Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group, which wreaked havoc on the Niger Delta during President Muhammadu Buhari’s first tenure has announced its return, CmaTrends reports. Recall that the group relatively crippled Nigeria’s economy between 2016 and 2018 by attacking oil facilities in the region which plunged the nation into recession. […]

Suspected bandits have released the abducted wives of Mallam Mustapha Madaki, the District Head of Zungeru, Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger state. CmaTrends gathered that the two women were released after they had paid N5 million, 100 handsets and 5 Bajaj motorcycles as ransom. However, the District Head who […]

A date has been set for the opening to traffic of the 2nd Niger Bridge. According to the Managing Director and Chief Executive of National Inland Waterways, NIWA, Chief George Moghalu, the 2nd Niger Bridge would be opened to traffic from February 2022. Moghalu said this at the flag-off of […]