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Niger Govt. to spend over N5bn on Madalla market relocation

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Niger state government had approved the relocation of Madalla Market situated along Kaduna-Abuja expressway in Suleja Local Government Area of the state. Alhaji Mudi Muhammed, the state Commissioner for Investment, Commerce and Industry, who disclosed this on Thursday in Minna, said that the decision was approved by the state Executive Council. He explained that the market would be relocated at ...

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Niger pledges to ease acquisition of land for second phase of NHP

NHP

The Niger Government says it will remove obstacles hindering acquisition of land for the second phase of the National Housing Programme (NHP). Mr. Sani Lafiya, Director General, Projects Monitoring and Documentation, Governor’s Office, spoke during an inspection of the Minna NHP site, first phase by North Central Zonal Director, Mr. Valentine Nwaimo. Nwaimo was in the state in the company ...

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Man buries murdered victim after raiding his home

Labourer

A murder suspect in Niger State, Adelowo Adedayo, 31, on Tuesday led police detectives to a shallow grave at the APC Quarters, Suleja in the Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State, where he allegedly buried one Abdullahi Liman. The suspect was apprehended by detectives from the ‘B’ Division, Suleja, who were acting on information from the family of the ...

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Niger commences construction to support agrobusiness

Niger agrobusiness

As part of efforts aimed at improving farmers’ productivity in Niger state, the state government has started the construction of a 55 kilometers road in Layun Local Government area of the State, under the second phase of its Rural Roads Mobility Project (RAMP). The State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, who inaugurated the project in Kutigi-Dasun-Tasha Hajiya, said that it would ...

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Govt spends N1B on roads construction in Bida LG

Govt spends N1B on roads construction in Bida LG

Pulse reports that the Niger government says it has spent N1 billion on the construction and expansion of roads and drainage in Bida Local Government. Its Commissioner for Works and Transport, Alhaji Abdulmalik Cheche, disclosed this on Wednesday in Minna, when Hajiya Mariam Kolo, Director-General, Child Protection Agency, paid him an advocacy visit. Cheche said that the construction of the ...

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LAND CONFLICTS: How it started and why it still occurs

Land conflicts

All over the world, people struggle for land. Many of them struggle with land conflicts and some of them struggle to solve them peacefully. This article aims to facilitate the understanding of people’s position, attitude and behaviour, as well as their underlying interests and motivation when an asset such as land ownership is at stake. From the ancient Greek myths ...

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Flood destroys farms in 24 communities in Niger State

Flood displaces 4, 000 in Cross River communities

As a result of the flood that damaged Mokwa Local Government Area of the state on September 19, farmlands have been destroyed in 24 communities in Niger State. The Director-General of the State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Ibrahim Inga, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Minna. He said that farms in eight communities ...

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32 Killed, 92,000 Left Homeless By Niger Flood

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At least 38 people have been killed and more than 92,000 left homeless since June in disastrous floods in Niger, the United Nations said Wednesday. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said the deaths, up from a previous government toll of 14, followed torrential rains in August. More than 26,000 livestock have been lost and more than ...

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