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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen kidnap two expatriates, six Nigerians – Newtelegraph

    The Niger State Police Command, yesterday, confirmed abduction of two expatriates, a Nigerian staff of Triacta Construction Company and five others in Galadima Kogo Village of Erena in Shiroro Local Government Area of the state. The construction workers were handling construction work on the...
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    Metro JUST SAD!! 12 Lives Gone In Tragic Road Accident In Niger – Naijaloaded

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger State has confirmed the death of 12 persons in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state..... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Opponents of âhate speech billâ are pretenders – Senator Abdullahi – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Deputy chief whip of the senate, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi has lashed out at those opposing the controversial hate speech bill he is sponsoring. The lawmaker who described opponents of the bill as pretenders who.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senator who sponsored hate speech bill says he has been receiving threats – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, the lawmaker representing Niger North Senatorial District and the Deputy Chief Whip has disclosed that he’s been receiving threatening messages since the hate speech bill he sponsored passed its first reading. Recall LIB reported that Senator Abdullahi proposed a...
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    Politics 2023 presidency: Vatsa blasts northerners – Newtelegraph

    An All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart in Niger State, Mr. Jonathan Vatsa, has called on Ndigbo and people of the South Eastern part of Nigeria not to trade the 2023 presidency for anything, saying “it is your right.” He expressed dissatisfaction with the.... Read more via Newtelegraph –...
  6. Nigeria Business News

    Business Controversy trails Max Air emergency landing at Minna airport – TODAY

    Pilots flying a Boeing 747 operated by Max Air from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 7, 2019 experienced difficulties while attempting to land at the Minna International Airport, Niger State..... Read more via TODAY – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Metro Inability to pay my children's school fees forced me into kidnapping- Suspect- DailyTrust

    30-year-old Abdullahi Samaila has been arrested by men of the Niger state police command for being a kidnapper. In his confessional statement, Abdullahi who is a herdsman, said his inability to pay his children's school fees forced him to turn to kidnapping. READ MORE
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    Metro Man throws four months old son into Niger River – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A 20-year-old man, Mustapha Aliyu has been arrested for throwing his four months old son into river Uti in Borgu local government area of Niger state. The Corpse of the baby is yet to be found.... Read more via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Plane carrying pilgrims makes hard landing in Nigeria – Xinhua

    (Xinhua) — A Boeing 747 plane with over 550 passengers on board made a hard landing on Saturday in Minna, capital of Nigeria’s west-central state of Niger after experiencing a fault in landing, an airport source said.... Read more via “nigeria” – Google News – Get More...
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    Metro Plane conveying pilgrims crash lands in Niger – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A near-tragic incident occurred last night at the Minna International Airport as a plane conveying over 600 pilgrims returning from the 2019 annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia crash landed.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Herder Remanded In Prison Custody For Allegedly Killing Farmer In Niger – Sahara Reporters

    A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a herder, Mohammed Bello, be remanded in prison custody for allegedly killing a farmer pending legal advice. Magistrate Mariam Kings declined to take his plea on grounds that the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the matter. Kings directed the...
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    Metro Sallah tragedy: Gas tanker kills 15 in Niger – Newtelegraph

    At least 15 people lost their lives yesterday at the popular Dakwa junction in Madalla Niger State, on the outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja in an accident involving a gas tanker, a Sharon car and several tricycles popularly called Keke Marwa. Witnesses, among them an...
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    Metro Niger State Govt Seeks Stiff Penalties For Rapists, Kidnappers, Others – Nairaland

    Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State, yesterday, said existing penalties in Nigeria statues book for crimes such as rape, kidnapping, drug addiction among others were too soft and sought immediate review to allow stringent penalties. The governor, who made the call at the swearing in of...
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    Metro 15 Dead, 35 Missing in Niger Boat Mishap – Thisdaylive

    Fifteen out of 50 passengers traveling on a boat across River Malale in Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State have been confirmed dead in yesterday boat mishap, as the remaining 35 passengers have also not been accounted for. The Director General of the state … Read more via...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Buhari urged to zone North Central ministerial slot to Niger – TODAY.NG

    The Niger State Chapter of National Youth Council, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to consider zoning of North Central Ministerial slot to Niger state, having given the highest votes to... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro 20-Year-Old Student Remanded In Prison For Impregnating 16-Year-Old Girl – The Trent

    A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Friday, June 21, 2019, ordered that a 20-year old student, Babangida Husseini, who allegedly impregnated a 16-year old, be remanded in prison. The police charged Husseini with two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a child and impregnating a … Read...
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    Metro ‘I killed my neighbour for disrespecting my father’ – Newtelegraph

    A 23-year-old man, John Joshua, of Zazzaga village in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, has been arrested for allegedly killing his neighbour. Joshua stabbed Yohanna Ali of the same address to death, following a misunderstanding between the deceased and his father, Umar Parage, of...
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    Metro Alleged N1.9bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Gov Aliyu of Niger, Nasko – Newtelegraph

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday re-arraigned Babangida Aliyu, a former Niger State Governor in a Federal High Court in Minna for alleged laundering of ecological funds of over N1.9 billion..... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More...
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    Metro Man kills neighbour for making advances to his wife – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 21-year-old man, Umar Audu, for allegedly killing one Abubakar Mohammadu of the Fulani Camp, Wawa village in New-Bussa, Borgu Local Government Area of the state. The command confirmed the suspect’s arrest on Tuesday, stating that a team … Read...
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    Metro Horror! Angry Husband Kills 21-Year-Old Man Making Advances At His Wife In Niger – Naijaloaded

    A 30-year-old man, Abubakar Muhammadu has been killed by a 21-year-old man, Audu Umar for making advances to his wife, TheNation has reported. Audu who is currently in the custody of the Niger State Police Command said that he did not … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited...