Posts Tagged ‘Niger’

BREAKING: Niger State Govt Debunks Report Of Driver Who Tested Positive To #COVID19 Escaping From Isolation Centre

The Niger State Government has debunked reports of a driver who tested positive to the dreaded coronavirus, escaping from the isolation centre in Bida. This was contained in a tweet on the official twitter handle of the Governor of Niger, @GovNiger. “This is false, no driver tested positive for COVID19 in Niger State, Disregard the […]

Driver Who Tested Positive To #COVID19 In Niger Escapes From Isolation Centre

According to InsideArena, a commercial driver who tested positive to the coronavirus pandemic has escaped from the isolation centre in Bida, Niger State and now on the run. This was disclosed by Niger State Commissioner for Health and Hospital Services, Dr Muhammed Makunsudi, while addressing reporters in Minna, on Tuesday. He declared him wanted, adding […]

Police arrest woman for attempted kidnapping in Niger

Niger State Police Command has arrested a 32-year-old woman, Hassan Bala, of Usuba area, Kontagora, for attempting to kidnap one Umar Sarkin Turaku of Kawo village in the Kontagora Local Government Area of the state. Bala was apprehended by the police detectives attached to ‘B’ Division, Kontagora, following a tip-off. The suspect was said to […]

Four family members, two others killed as B/Haram attacks Bosso

At least 11 civilians had been killed in two separate attacks in Niger, which is struggling to contain a wave of jihadist violence, officials said Saturday. In one attack on Friday, members of the Islamist group Boko Haram killed six civilians in Bosso district in the southeast region of Diffa bordering Chad and Nigeria, a […]

New Minimum Wage: Ondo, Niger Begin Payment

The Ondo State Government and the organised labour in the state yesterday signed an agreement on the payment of N30, 000 new minimum wage effective from January. Also, the Niger State Government revealed its plan to begin the payment of the minimum wage at the end of the month, though only public servants between Grade […]

Robbery suspect lynched in Niger

A mob has lynched a suspected armed robber terrorising the Dakwa village in the Tafa Local Government Area of Niger State. The suspect was said to have dispossessed a yet-to-be identified motorcyclist of a Bajaj motorcycle in Dakwa village and bolted away. Villagers quickly mobilised and pursued the suspect until they caught up with him […]