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Niger: Groups Caution Women Affairs Minister Over Marriage Of 100 Girls

Niger: Groups Caution Women Affairs Minister Over Marriage Of 100 Girls

The Coalition of Youth and Civil Society Organizations in Niger State has advised the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Uju Kennedy Ohanenye, to apply decorum, civility and caution on what affects the faith and societal…

Niger Speaker To Marry Off 100 Females Orphans In Mass Marriage

Niger Speaker To Marry Off 100 Females Orphans In Mass Marriage

The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Abdulmalik Sarkindaji, on Friday announced plans to marrying off over 100 female orphans who tragically lost their parents in a series of banditry attacks in the…

Five Children Die In Abandoned Car In Niger

Five Children Die In Abandoned Car In Niger

The Niger State Police Command has confirmed the deaths of five children who accidentally locked themselves on Sunday, in an abandoned vehicle in Gurara Albishir, a neighbourhood of Minna, the state capital. New Telegraph learned…

Terrorists Abduct, Slain Troops In Niger, Sokoto

No fewer than six troops and several local vigilantes have been reportedly killed by terrorists in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. Sunday Telegraph gathered that the incident, which occurred on Saturday, also resulted…

Niger Police Nab Gunrunner, Recovers Locally Made AK-47 Rifles

Niger Police Nab Gunrunner, Recovers Locally Made AK-47 Rifles

The Niger State Police Command has said it’s operatives have seized three fake firearms and detained a suspected gunrunner and dealer of AK-47s manufactured in the area in Minna on Saturday. The 21-year-old suspects identified…

Bandits Slain Nine Kidnapped Victims In Niger

Bandits Slain Nine Kidnapped Victims In Niger

At least nine out of the 50 individuals abducted by some unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits from the Madaka Market in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State have been reportedly killed. New Telegraph…

Niger Assembly Summons AEDC Over Erratic Power Supply

Niger Assembly Summons AEDC Over Erratic Power Supply

Niger State House of Assembly members have summoned the Regional Manager of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to appear before the house next week Tuesday. The regional manager was invited to the House due…

Five Nabbed With Truckload Of Vandalized Railway Tracks In Niger

Five Nabbed With Truckload Of Vandalized Railway Tracks In Niger

Police in Niger State have detained no fewer than five people who were arrested by the Nigerian troops at Sarkin Pawa, Munya Local Government Area, of the State on suspicion of damaging railway tracks and…

Hoodlums Stab Photographer To Death In Niger

Zacchaeus Salawadeen, a 33-year-old freelance photographer was reportedly killed by suspected hoodlums after being stabbed several times in front of his three children in Minna, Niger State. The hoodlums were alleged to have followed Salawadeen…

Police Shot Bandit During Ransom Pick Up In Niger

Police Shot Bandit During Ransom Pick Up In Niger

The Niger State Police Command has said that a suspected bandit was killed while attempting to collect a N3 million ransom in the Borgu Local Government Area of the state. Speaking on the development, State…