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Niger Govt. approves construction of 750 bed capacity hostels in tertiary institutions

Tertiary Institutions

In a bid to solving the acute accommodation challenges in all the tertiary institutions in Niger state, Government has approved the construction of new set of hostels in all the institutions. The project which will be in phases will kick-start with the construction of new blocks of hostels at the state-owned Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, IBBUL and Justice Fati Lami ...

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Niger Govt expends N190m On Female Hostel

Female hostel

The Niger Government on Monday says the present administration has expended about N190 million on the construction of female hostel at the School of Nursing Bida. The state Commissioner for Health, Mr. Mustapha Jibril, revealed this in Minna that about N150 million was spent on the construction of female hostel and N40 million on fencing the entire institution. According to ...

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NUJ disturbed over deplorable road network in Niger


Minna – The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has expressed concern over the deplorable condition of intra and inter-state roads in Niger State and called on the Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello-led administration to declare a state of emergency on the sector. Meanwhile, the NUJ has lifted the suspension on the State Correspondent of Daily Independent Newspaper and former Correspondent’s Chapel ...

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Niger State expends N328M on road rehabilitation

Niger State

The Niger State Government has spent about N328 million on the rehabilitation of 1.7 kilometre of Tegina-Birnin Gwari federal road in Rafi local government area of the state. Ibrahim Balarabe, Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure Development, made this known on Monday in an interview in Minna. He said the project which covered Karaga township road has since been completed. ”We ...

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Niger expends N2billion on road constructions


Niger State Rural Access and Mobility Project says it has spent about N2 billion on the construction of rural roads across the state. Hassan Baba, its Project Coordinator, disclosed this in an interview in Niger, Minna on Monday. He named the benefiting rural communities to include: Mokwa-Ja’agi road 45.24 kilometres, Wuya Suman-Lemu road 36.93 kilometres, Suleja-Abushi-Izom road 31 kilometres, Sabon-Wuse-IjahGwari ...

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Niger pledges to build 20 hostel rooms for 60year old school


Worried by the state of infrastructure, especially accommodation at the Nigerian Military School (NMS), Zaria, in Kaduna State, the Niger State Government has offered to build 20 rooms hostel accommodation for the 60 years old school. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello made the pledge at the school’s 60th graduation ceremony held, on Saturday, in Zaria. Governor Bello, who is an Old ...

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Tenant kills Landlord, buries him in shallow grave


Niger State Police Command has apprehended a tenant known as Maaruf Sarki, 34, for allegedly killing his landlord, Tasiu Shittu, after which he buried him in shallow grave in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammad Abubakar, confirmed this on Wednesday, adding that Sarki also stole N1.7m from the deceased, including an unregistered Honda ...

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Road accident in Niger claims five lives

Road accident in Niger claims five lives - Nigeria Real Estate

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Niger said on Wednesday that five people were killed in an accident on Bida-Sabon Gida-Minna Road. FRSC Sector Commander, Yusuf Garba, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna. He said 19 persons, who were critically injured in the accident, were receiving treatment at the Bida General ...

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