While the risk of a child dying before the age of five is reducing in many parts of the world, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has found that the maternal mortality rate in Africa is still very high.
In the WHO African Region, there are over 100 deaths per 1000 live births. This is way...
See How. Niger Market traders reacted when Atiku visited yesterday. Traders at the Engr Abdulkadir Kure Market in Minna, Niger state could not hold back their excitement yesterday at the sight of the presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku, whose entrance into the market...
Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali arrived at the national assembly complex on Thursday without customs uniform as requested by the senate.
Earlier, the senate had requested that Ali appears before it, in customs uniform, which Ali had rejected on two...
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Chris Kwekowe, a young Nigerian entrepreneur reportedly turn down a job offer be a software engineer at Microsoft, owned by the richest man in the world, Bill Gates to begin his own start-up in Lagos.
The twenty-three years old Lagos university graduate proudly revealed this to Bill Gates...
Four Nigerian carriers have been slated to start flight operations from Nigeria to Niger.
The new development was disclosed during a meeting between Technical Committee from the Ministry of Transportation and the concerned airlines held on Wednesday 23rd of November, 2016 at the Aviation House...
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An attack on a Malian refugee camp by unknown assailants has resulted in the killing of 22 soldiers in the republic of Niger.
“We received information of an attack on the camp in Tessalit. For the moment we are told there are 22 dead, but that is not a total death toll,” Niger Prime Minister...
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has appointed Akinti Petra Onyegbule as the first-ever female chief press secretary in the state.
It is reported that Onyegbule’s appointment which was confirmed yesterday also makes her the first in her position in northern Nigeria.
She was the immediate...
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Nigerian oil workers are going ahead with their planned strike today( Thursday), despite reports that the government had commenced talks with their leaders, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has said.
The acting general secretary of PENGASSAN, Lumumba...
Niger says the bodies of 34 migrants, including 20 children, have been found in the Sahara Desert near the border with Algeria.
Two victims have been identified as Nigerian but the nationalities of the others are not yet clear.
A government statement said they were found near the small desert...
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lafia, Nasarawa State, Most Reverend Mathew Audu, on Saturday in Masaka wedded 109 couples.
Audu, who was on his third pastoral visit to St. Martin`s Catholic Church, Masaka, appealed to relatives of the new couples to allow them to build their marriages...
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Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) facing trial at the court cannot stand for election into any position in the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party scheduled for May 21 in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
An official of the party, who craved anonymity, told Daily Trust...
A lawyer was yesterday arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, over alleged reckless driving that claimed the life of a Syrian national.
The prosecutor, A.O Urom, a lawyer in the office of the FCT Commissioner of Police, who prosecuted the accused, Mrs. Victoria Christopher...
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Gov Rochas Okorocha joined other members of the Federal Government delegation to the inauguration of President Issoufou Mahamadou of Niger Republic.
Governors of Borno, Zamfara, Katsina, Niger, Sokoto, Jigawa, Kebbi, and Kano States are part of the delegation with several visiting Heads of...
Almost 11 months into the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC led federal government composed of 'might' and mighty in the political system of the country including former Governor of Lagos, Babatude Fashola.
Despite all these compositions, alot of things such electricity...
Six soldiers from Niger’s army were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram militants, the country’s interior minister said.
The attack happened near the town of Diffa close to the border with Nigeria early on Wednesday.
In the latest attack, three other soldiers were wounded. Niger’s military...
Niger’s ailing presidential candidate Hama Amadou, who was jailed for four months, was evacuated Wednesday to Paris for medical treatment just days before a run-off vote, an aide said.
Amadou, 66, faces incumbent President Mahamadou Issoufou in a second-round vote Sunday after campaigning from...
The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has unanimously re-elected Mr. Konbowei Benson as the Speaker of the House.
This followed his re-election as member of the state House of Assembly representing Southern Ijaw Constituency IV in the recent re-run poll.
Benson and Michael Ogbere for Ekeremor...
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