25 die in Niger auto crash

Nigeria, Nov. 22 -- No fewer than 25 persons were killed in an auto crash at Takalafia, a village along Yawuri Expressway, in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State. The crash involved a DAF art... Read More

Gunmen attack teenage herder, cut off his hands in Niger State

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- Gunmen attacked a 12-year-old herder, Mohammed Muhammed and cut off his two hands in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State. The incident occurred on Tuesday while the teenage... Read More

Police rescue 14 kidnap victims in Niger

Nigeria, Nov. 11 -- The police in Niger State said they have rescued 14 people kidnapped by terrorists, locally called bandits, after gun battles in different locations of the state. The spokesperson... Read More

Police arrest 14-year-old maid over murder of lecturer

Nigeria, Oct. 31 -- The Niger State Police Command has arrested Joy Afekafez, 14, over the murder of Funmilola Adefolalu, a lecturer at the Federal University of Technology, FUT, Minna. Miss Afekafez... Read More

University lecturer found dead with slit throat

Nigeria, Oct. 30 -- A lecturer with the Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna in Niger State, Sherifat Adefolalu, was found dead on Sunday i... Read More

Panic as suspected terrorist engages Nigerian security operatives in gunfight

Nigeria, Oct. 25 -- Residents of Gbeganu, a neighbourhood in Minna, the capital of Niger State, were thrown into panic as a suspected member of the terror group, Boko Haram, engaged security operative... Read More

Two dead, others injured in another boat mishap in Niger

Nigeria, Oct. 22 -- Barely a month after a boat mishap claimed lives in Niger State, two persons have died and two others injured in another boat accident in Katcha Local Government Area of the state.... Read More

Tribunal sacks Jerry Gana's son, orders supplementary election

Nigeria, Sept. 12 -- The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Minna has withdrawn the certificate of return of Joshua Gana, as the representative of Edati/Lavun/Mokwa Fed... Read More