Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger on Sunday said the adoption of direct primaries in the state was in line with the decision of the national headquarters to select candidates for the 2019 general elections.
Bello disclosed this at a solidarity rally organised by the youths to endorse the governor’s re-election bid on Thursday in Minna.
Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger, on Thursday approved the release of over N60 million for provision of relief materials for victims of flood in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.
The bridge, which links the state with Kebbi and Sokoto States, collapsed on Monday after a downpour.
Iyah had announced his resignation from APC in a letter read on the floor of the House by the Speaker, Alhaji Ahmed Marafa.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Bello and his counterpart, Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River, had on July 29, accompanied President Buhari to attend Heads of Governments of ECOWAS States meeting in Togo.
Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has called on states government to support the Nigerian military in the fight against social vices that constituted threats to national security.
Bello also refuted claims that the attackers were suspected members of the Boko Haram or armed robbers who came to free some of their members in the prison.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ndagba had been returned as chairman by affirmation against some delegates plan to field another candidate to contest for the position of chairman.
In a letter read by the Speaker, Alhaji Ahmed Marafa, on the floor of the House on Thursday, Bello noted that the bond was part of a third funding plan to rehabilitate and reactivate essential infrastructure in the state.
The two siblings, whose ages are 16 and 19, are standing trial alongside a 33-year-old woman, Risikat Arowolo, on a two-count charge of conspiracy and assault
The Chairman of the Niger East Peoples' Forum, Barrister George Koce, while addressing newsmen on Saunda, said the recent redistribution of Permanent Secretaries in the state favoured both Niger North and South against Niger East Senatorial…
He said: "Instead of setting up a commission of inquiry, the state government would make good use of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission Commission and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to…