• Atiku finest grandmaster of Nigerian politics, says Sani Bello

    Atiku finest grandmaster of Nigerian politics, says Sani Bello

    Former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Turakin Adamawa, has been described as one of the finest grandmasters of Nigerian politics.

    Felicitating with Atiku on his 70th birthday, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, said Nigeria’s political history can never be complete without the mention of the country’s former number two citizen.

    In a congratulatory message issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace, Governor Sani Bello further described former vice president as a symbol of humility and a philanthropist of extraordinary magnitude.

    “Today, […]

  • Throwback photo of Olusegun and then Governor of Kano State, Sani Bello in the 1970s

    Throwback photo of Olusegun and then Governor of Kano State, Sani Bello in the 1970s

    Former President Obasanjo is pictured with Governor Sani Bello during a  visit to Kano State in the 70s.

    Former President Obasanjo is pictured with Governor Sani Bello during a  visit to Kano State in the

  • No need to break Nigeria – Governor Sani Bello

    No need to break Nigeria – Governor Sani Bello

    According to reports, the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, on Saturday said after 56 years of being together as one nation, there was no need for agitation for secession.

    Bello appealed to those calling for such separation to have a rethink because “the creation of Nigeria was not accidental, rather God ordained”.

    Bello made the passionate appeal during a special parade by security agencies, school children, artisan and cultural groups to mark the nation’s 56th Independence anniversary in Minna, the […]

  • You are on your own if caught with drugs – Sani Bello warns pilgrims

    You are on your own if caught with drugs – Sani Bello warns pilgrims

    Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has admonished 2016 Pilgrims to SaudI Arabia from the state to be good ambassadors throughout their stay in the holy land.

    Sani Bello gave this advice at the weekend while addressing the last batch of intending pilgrims from the state at the Minna International Airport.

    The Governor enjoined them to be good ambassadors of the state and country by avoiding image-tarnishing acts trafficking in drugs and kolanuts.

    “You must be warned of the stringent Saudi Arabia […]

  • Niger Governor Sani Bello sacks SSG

    Niger Governor Sani Bello sacks SSG

    Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has sacked the Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG), Alhaji Shehu Umar Danyaya.

    He has appointed Alhaji Ibrahim Isah Ladan from Borgu local government as the new Secretary to the State Government.

    Danyaya’s sack which came as a surprise to all political appointees and people of the state may not have been unexpected because of numerous complaints about him.

    The real reason why the Governor sacked his SSG still remains unknown as none of his […]

  • Resign if you can’t pay salaries – NLC tells Sani-Bello

    Resign if you can’t pay salaries – NLC tells Sani-Bello

    The Niger state chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress has asked the state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, to resign or quit the seat if he cannot pay the salaries of workers in the state.

    This is just as the Governor accused the Organized Labor for being unnecessarily rigid despite knowing the financial and economic status of the state.

    The stand of the Union was disclosed to newsmen by the state chairman of NLC, Comrade Idris Yahaya Ndako, after a failed meeting with […]

  • No pay-cut for Niger workers – Sani Bello assures

    No pay-cut for Niger workers – Sani Bello assures

    Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has reassured the state civil service and the entire public that government has not cut workers’ salaries but embark on the new salary regime on ratio based on circumstances beyond the control of the government.

    In a statement by the Chief Press secretary Jibrin Baba Ndace yesterday stated that, the steps taken were in the interest of both the state, the civil servant and the entire people of Niger state.

    The statement noted that the […]

  • I am not a governor for only APC members, says Sani Bello

    I am not a governor for only APC members, says Sani Bello

    Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello on Sunday reassured the people of the state that his administration will cater for all residents irrespective of political and socio-cultural affiliation.

    Governor Sani Bello stated this in Kontagora at the weekend while meeting with various stakeholders from the area in continuation of his efforts to carry the people along and get public input in governance.

    In his remark, Bello said: “I recognise that I contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress and […]

  • I will no longer borrow to pay salaries – Governor Sani Bello

    I will no longer borrow to pay salaries – Governor Sani Bello

    The Niger State Government has said it will no longer borrow money to pay salaries of its workforce.

    The government also urged the state civil servants to be prudent in resource management.

    The State Governor, Mr Abubakar Sani Bello, made the declaration at a stakeholders meeting held at the Government House, Minna.

    He further stated that some issues in the state were crucial and needed to be treated and explained that one of the major sources of revenue for the state is the […]