Making this call on Thursday at a media parley in Minna, the Executive Secretary, Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria, Beatrice Eluaka, said in 2017, about N90 million was budgeted for nutrition in 2017 but not released by the…
Lado currently represents Gurara/Suleja/Tafa Federal Constituency of Niger State.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria on Wednesday urged the Association of Table Water Producers to ensure strict compliance with the Nigerian Industrial Standards to eradicate waterborne diseases.
Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has granted unconditional pardon to four prison inmates on death row and two others convicted and kept in prison custody as part of Nigeria’s 58th Independence anniversary.
While announcing the result, the Chairman of the Congress Committee, Dr. Baraka Sani, said the total number of delegates were 2,894, while the total number of votes cast was 2,779, with two invalid votes.
Makinde, who contested with one other aspirant, Senator Ayo Adeseun, scored 2,772 votes to secure the PDP ticket while the second contestant scored 21 votes.
The All Progressives Congress in Niger has endorsed Governor Abubakar Bello as the Party’s flag bearer for 2019 governorship elections in the state.
Dibal Yakadi, Commissioner of Police in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna that the command deployed 1,290 security personnel to each of the two political parties.
The governor’s order was contained in a statement by Alhaji Ibrahim Ladan, the Secretary to the State Government in Minna on Thursday.
This according to a Non Governmental Organisation, White Ribbon Alliance Nigeria, is part of efforts in driving down Nigeria’s maternal and under-5 mortality rate.
A 28-year-old farmer, Amisu Bello, is to serve six months in prison after a Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger State convicted him of stealing 13 crates of egg.
Dr. Abdullahi Jibril, its chairman, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Minna that many health workers had left the service because the working environment was “very horrible”.
Umaru gave the advice on Monday at the UK Bello Arts Theatre, Minna, while declaring intention to run for a second term as senator representing Niger East Senatorial Zone in the National Assembly.