While refuting such claims, the party told the suspended Chairman to go and face his corruption charges and stay clear from the party rather than meddling in its affairs pending when the court decides his fate.
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In simultaneous meetings which held in the three Senatorial Zones of Niger East, Niger North and Niger South on Tuesday in Bida, Minna and Kontagora, the stakeholders resolved that all politics is local, therefore every leader should fall back to his locality.
This is contained in a statement by Mrs Mary Noel-Berje, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, in Minna on Thursday.
It was also gathered that several bandits also escaped with gun wounds and also carried corpses of their members away.
On July 1, the Niger State House of Assembly passed into law a bill prescribing the death penalty for kidnappers, their informants and cattle rustlers in the state.
The disclosure was made in Borgu, Niger State, on Saturday by Joseph Ityav, Chairman of the Governing Council of the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC).
Haruna Kwetishe, the state NDLEA Commandant, disclosed this in Minna on Saturday at a lecture organised by the agency as part of the activities to mark 2021 United Nations International Day against drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking.
The abductees claimed they escaped while the guards watching them were deeply asleep.
Also, some of the 136 abducted pupils of Tanko Salihu Islamiyya School, Tegina in Rafi local government area, are reported to have fallen sick in captivity.
The Nation gathered that the two women were released after they had paid N5 million, 100 handsets and five Bajaj motorcycles as ransom.
Bello, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel-Berje, on Saturday in Minna eulogised Abubakar, describing him as a “complete gentleman”.
Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government, who announced this in a statement in Minna on Saturday, stated that the ban was with immediate effect.
Rep. Saidu Abdullahi (APC-Niger) made the call after the adoption of a motion on the floor of the House on Thursday in Abuja, following the kidnap of 136 Islamic school children in Niger State.
The religious leaders in their separate prayers admonished the bandits to lay down their arms and embrace peace, adding that the children and others abducted are going through trauma.
The Governor made this known in a statement on Wednesday, announcing the time limit for private motorcycles.
The school headmaster, Alhaji Abubakar Alhassan, disclosed this on Tuesday.
Bello in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel-Berje, in Minna on Tuesday said the death came at a time when the country needed his services in the advancement of the education sector.
A statement by Bello’s Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel-Berje, said the bandits shot one person dead and left one seriously injured during the attack in Tegina community in Rafi local government area.
The freed students were said to be too small and could not walk.
Vatsa, former publicity of the APC in the state, said that the decision by the Southern governors to ban open grazing should not be seen as a declaration of war against herdsmen as being perceived by a section of the country,