Tag Archives: Niger State

BREAKING: 27 Students. 12 Relatives & 3 Teachers of the Govt. Science College, Kagara, Released!

The abducted students of Government Science College, Kagara, in Niger State, have been released. According to a Daily Post report, their relatives and staff also taken are now out of captivity. They all regained freedom Saturday morning. It is unclear if ransom was paid for their release. It was gathered that the victims would be taken…

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Kaduna State Gov. Bello, Rejects N500m Ransom Demand After Gumi’s Meeting with the Outlaws in Dutsen-Magaji Forest

After the hopes of millions of Nigerians were raised yesterday on freedom for the abducted 27 students and 15 others at Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State, after the visit of Kaduna-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi who joined the drive to free the abductees on Thursday when he, in company with some government officials, met…

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UPDATE: Niger Governor, Abubakar Bello, Recovers From COVID19

Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, who recently emerged as the latest Nigerian politician to contract Coronavirus (COVID-19) has recovered from the disease. Bello had taken to social media on November 9 to announce that he had tested positive for the virus and was going into isolation for treatment. Giving an update via his Twitter handle on Monday night,…

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Niger Governor, Abubakar Bello, Tests Positive For COVID-19

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease, popularly known as COVID-19. Disclosing this on Monday via Twitter, Governor Bello explained that he is asymptomatic and has gone into isolation. The news comes amid widespread speculation last week that he had contracted the virus. Niger State has seen increasing number…

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Nigeria’s First Female Combat Helicopter Pilot, Tolulope Arotile, Dies At 23

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has regretfully announced the unfortunate demise of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on Tuesday, 14 July 2020, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.‬ Her death came barely a year after she was winged as a combat helicopter pilot in…

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11 Soldiers Dead, 1 Missing, 2 Critically Injured Following Attack By Gun Runners & Armed Bandits

  Not less than 11 soldiers and airmen have been killed following an unprovoked attack by gun runners and armed bandits inBosso Local Government Area, Niger State. Below is a statement released on the official website of the Nigerian Army and signed by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman. “Following covert surveillance…

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