Posts Tagged ‘Niger State’

Bandits kill village head, abduct son, 17 others in Niger

by Seun Adeuyion January 18, 2020
The village head of Rumache in Kukoki Ward, Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, Ahmad Yakubu, was killed in the early hours of Friday by gunmen suspected to be bandits. Breaking times learnt that the hoodlums, who invaded the village about 2am, also abducted Yakubu’s son, dispossessed residents of their valuables and razed many […]

Niger state LG Election:Kwanayi Appeals for Votes

by Breaking Timeson July 21, 2019
The Chairmanship candidate of the All Progressive Congress APC of Paikoro LGA in the forth coming Local Government elections in Niger state,Comrade Shehu Shigaba Kwanayi has appealed to residents of Paikoro Local Government Area to vote massively for the ruling party in the state. Kwanayi made the appeal over the weekend in Paikoro, when he […]

Speaker agrees to swear in PDP member-elect after violent protest in Niger

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 20, 2019
The Speaker of the Niger House of Assembly, Alhaji Bawa Wuse, has assured that the member-elect for Agaie constituency, Abdullahi Yahaya, will be sworn at the next sitting of the assembly. Wuse gave the assurance at a press conference in Minna on Friday, following a violent protest that erupted in Agaie Local Government Area within […]

Niger Massacre: 62 killed as bandits sack eight villages

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 14, 2019
Sixty-two people have been killed by armed bandits in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. It was gathered that the attack, which began on Sunday, has spread to eight more villages with casualty figures rising and about 1,000 others displaced. It was learnt that the displaced villagers are now staying in several camps. Senator […]

Niger State, Alhaji Mohammed Ketso, Minna, Niger State, Kingsley Moghalu Support Organisation

Niger State Deputy Governor Hijacks Venue For Kingsley Moghalu’s Town Hall Meeting

by Breaking Timeson May 22, 2018
(Minna, Niger State, Nigeria, May 19, 2018) The Deputy Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Mohammed Ketso, yesterday, hijacked the venue duly booked for the Minna, Niger State, town hall meeting of the Kingsley Moghalu Support Organisation (KIMSO). KIMSO had booked the main hall of the Abdulsalam Youth Centre, Tunga, Minna, for its town hall meeting […]

Army Raids Boko Haram Cell in Mokwa, Niger State 

by Breaking Timeson May 27, 2017
  Following confirmed information, troops of 31 Artillery Brigade Nigerian Army, on Thursday 25th May 2017, raided an evolving Boko Haram terrorists cell at Mokwa and its environs in Niger State. A statement by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations, the raid and subsequent bursting of the cell followed a painstaking surveillance […]