16-yr-old [email protected] parts thi£f caught on duty at a cemetery in Niger State

Police operatives in Niger State have arrested a 16-year-old boy, Lawal Abubakar, for allegedly attempting to exh#me a [email protected] from a grave at Chanchaga cemetery in Minna area of the state. Speaking in a statement on Monday, May 23, the command’s spokesperson, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the suspect was arrested by police operatives attached to Chanchaga … Read more

#Horrific: Husband bites off his wife’s ear in Niger State (photos)

A married woman in Niger State, Dorcas Uange, has lost her right ear after her husband of 17 years, Aduku Sunny White, allegedly bit it off during an argument at their home situated at Kaduna road back of Zuma barracks in Suleja, Niger state on August 28. Sharing the sad incident with journalists, the daughter … Read more

Three soldiers dead, two wounded as troops battle bandits in Niger

Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says the troops of Operation Whirl Punch lost three personnel in an attack against bandits in Tashan Kare, Niger State. Two personnel were also wounded in the incident, DHQ said. It said the troops also neutralized “an unspecified number of bandits” while the exercise lasted. This was contained in an online publication … Read more

Generator fume kills seven ladies in Niger State

Niger State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the death of seven ladies from generator fume. The tragedy occurred on Friday at Rijau town in Rijau Local Government Area. Adamu Usman, Commissioner of Police, made the confirmation to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna. He said Alhaji Mohammed Bello, the district Head of Rijau, … Read more

Nursing mother and her three children burnt to death in Niger State

A woman and her three children, including a one-month-old baby, were burnt to death inside their apartment in the Nkangbe area of Minna, the Niger state capital today June 10. According to reports, the woman lived with her hubby and his other wife, Fati, inside the building. In the night, an intense fire engulfed the building, … Read more

Armed Bandits Attack Niger State, One killed, Nine Others Kidnapped in Rafi LGA

One person has allegedly been killed and nine others kidnapped in an attack by armed bandits at Kagara in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. The attack occurred yesterday around two o’clock in the morning and lasted about three hours. The armed bandits suspected to number about fifty were said to have stormed Kagara … Read more

Niger Police warns people against violation of restriction order

Niger State Police Commissioner, Adamu Usman has warned the people against violating the Social Restriction Order of the State Government. The command in a press release signed by ASP Wasiu A. Abiodun, Police Public Relations Officer, advised members of the public to comply with the law for their safety and those of their love ones … Read more

NYSC Takes Proactive Steps To Prevent Coronavirus, Lassa Fever in Niger State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger State has taken proactive steps to protect corps members against coronavirus and Lassa fever diseases. The state Coordinator of the NYSC, Mrs Funmilayo Ajayi, who disclosed this in Minna on Thursday, said among the steps taken are the acquisition of infrared thermometers for the testing of corps … Read more

Armed men kidnap five female students, teacher, gatemen in Niger State

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped five female students, one teacher and two gatemen of Tular Academy, Moruba, in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Alhaji Adamu Usman, revealed this when he led a combined team of police and military personnel on a visit to the school to assess the … Read more

16 detained for setting Police vehicle ablaze in Niger state

The Niger State Police on Sunday said it arrested 16 people who  attacked its patrol team and set their vehicle ablaze. The incident occurred on Saturday evening in Minna, the state capital. Alhaji Adamu Usman, Commissioner of Police in the state, who confirmed the incident on Sunday said the driver of the police vehicle and … Read more

I had no choice. I didn’t want to miss the opportunity – Man who defiled girl,13, inside a school

A 25-year old man, Abdullahi Umar, has been arrested by the Niger State Police Command for defiling a 13-year old girl. Umar dragged the victim into an Islamic primary school where he had canal knowledge of her. He had initially tricked her to help him buy satchet water before he carried out the act on … Read more