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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    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...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics IBB Tells Nigerians What To Expect From Buhari’s Second Term – Nairaland

    Former military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari would resolve the issues of insecurity in the country..... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Christian Man Hosts 3,000 Muslims To Break Ramadan Fast In Niger State – Tori News

    A Christian man has extended a hand of fellowship to Muslims in his community by doing something very commendable.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 4,000 Nigerians Trapped In Kidnappers’ Den – Leadership Newspaper

    The Senate yesterday made startling revelations on the activities of kidnappers and bandits across Nigeria, asserting that the country is now under their firm grip.… Read more via Leadership Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics PDP alleges plot by APC to compromise election tribunal – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday raised the alarm about an alleged plot by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to compromise the Niger State governorship election tribunal.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro killed my wife because she planned to re-marry after my death – Husband – Instablog9ja

    One Uwani Danjuma has killed his wife with a cutlass in Uddu, Niger state, because she planned to re-marry after his death, according to a report by TheNation. According to the 30-year-old man, his wife had told him, when he was sick, weeks earlier, that if he dies, she … Read more via...
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    Metro Son kills his abusive dad while protecting his mom – Instablog9ja

    The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 50–year old housewife, Hafsat Aliyu and her son, Babangida Usman, for allegedly beating one Ali Haruna to death..... Read more via Instablog9ja – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Ahmed Lawan is the best choice to lead 9th Senate – Niger Elected Senators – P.M. News

    Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, Senator Sabi Abdullahi and Senator Muhammad Bima Enagi have thrown their support behind the Senate Presidency bid of Senator Ahmed Lawan..... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro ‘I raped nine-year-old girl because she looked mature’ – Newtelegraph

    A 39-year-old man, Aminu Usman of Dansaki Ei-del prayer ground, Suleja, Niger State, said he defiled a nine-year-old girl, thinking she was a “mature” lady. Usman told our correspondent that with the hijab worn by his victim, he thought she was a mature lady, but he … Read more via...
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    Politics Why I Joined Reps’ Speakership Race – Bago A – Leadership Newspaper

    In order to ensure equity and fairness among the six geo-political zones of the country, a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Umaru Mohammed Bago, representing Chanchaga federal constituency of Niger state, has thrown his hat in the ring to contest for the office of the speakership …...
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    Metro Three Nigerian poachers arrested in Niger with massive haul – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Three Nigerian poachers were arrested in Niger with a massive haul of slaughtered game from W National Park which straddles the borders of Niger, Burkina Faso and Benin, officials said Sunday. Forestry agents discovered elephant tusks, giant snake … Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria –...
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    Metro Man Steals 150 Cows, Kills 50 Others – Naijaloaded

    The police on Wednesday arraigned a farmer, Sanda Bakura, in a Magistrates’ Court in Minna for allegedly stealing 150 cows and slaughtering 50 others. Bakura, whose address was not given, is charged with two counts of criminal conspiracy and theft. The … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Politics Niger: Bello wins re-election with 526,412 votes – Newtelegraph

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Niger State. The result was announced on Sunday night in Minna at the State Collation Centre by the returning...
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    Politics Former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida urges Atiku to work with Buhari – Pulse Nigeria News

    Babangida said this while congratulating the President on his victory at the polls on Saturday. Former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida has called on the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar to work with.... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –...
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    Metro Electoral offences: Police arrest 10 suspects in Niger – P.M. News

    The Niger Police Command has arrested 10 suspects over alleged electoral offences during the Saturday, Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections in different of parts of the state. Alhaji Sabo Ibrahim, the State Commissioner of Police, made this known in Minna on Friday...
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    Politics Buhari wins all LGs in Niger – Punch Newspapers – Punch Newspapers

    President Muhammadu Buhari and presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress has won in all the 25 local government areas of Niger State in the just concluded Presidential election.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro 5 killed, 35 abducted, as gunmen invade 17 communities in Niger – Vanguard News Nigeria

    5 killed, 35 abducted, as gunmen invade 17 communities in Niger By Soni Daniel Minna—At least five persons were confirmed dead yesterday, while 35 were abducted, following the invasion of 17 communities in Shiroro and Rafi local government areas of Niger State by gunmen. 
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    Metro We swim in money, say suspected kidnappers – Newtelegraph

    Suspected criminals arrested by the police in Niger State have said that kidnapping was lucrative and made them to “swim in money”. The suspects, Mohammed Abubakar (25), Mamuda Mohammed (30), Mohammed Mohammed (26) and Amadu Garba (21), were trailed and arrested by police detectives attached...