FARMER GOVERNOR UMARU BAGO APPROVES N25B FOR PAYMENT OF PENSIONERS GRATUITIES IN NIGER STATE

FARMER GOVERNOR UMARU BAGO APPROVES N25B FOR PAYMENT OF PENSIONERS GRATUITIES IN NIGER STATE

FARMER GOVERNOR UMARU BAGO APPROVES N25B FOR PAYMENT OF PENSIONERS GRATUITIES IN NIGER STATE

Niger State Government has approves of 25 billion Naira for the payment of gratuity of pensioners in the state,
Commissioned 200 CNG buses among others as part of celebrations to mark his one year in office.

Farmer Governor Umaru Bago while commissioning the 200 CNG Buses, 50 security vehicles, 50 calibrated trucks for refuse disposal and 50 transformers at the trade fair complex Minna to mark his first anniversary in office, disclosed that the government has approved of 25 billion Naira for the payment of pensioners gratitude, both state and local government, renovation and reconstruction of the state secretariat, construction of a new judiciary complex at the three arm zone.

The farmer Governor further explained that Students, health workers and Security personnel will enjoy free transportation,while civil servants will pay a discounted fee.
Explaining that CNG buses Gass refill will not be a problem as the State Government has made interim arrangements for refilling of gas pending the establishment of refilling plants across the State in collaboration with NNPC.

The farmer Governor, who said his Government remains committed to the welfare of the citizenry also announced the approval of promotion of any civil servant due for it with immediate effect.

The farmer Governor attributed the success of his administration so far to the team work between all the arms of government and called for a continuous harmonious working relationship.

Speaking at the occasion, the Secretary to the State Government, Alh. Abubakar Usman said the inauguration of the vehicles will help ease Nigerlites suffering in terms of transportation and also improve economic activities in the state.

Earlier, a lecture was organized in honor of the one year in office the farmer governor
With a paper presentation titled The Bago Administration’s Policy Legacy: A Review of Progress and Potential for a New Niger”,
And Assessing the Bago Administration’s Policy Footprints: A Roadmap for Sustained Development” by “the former Minister of Commerce, Alh. Mustapha Bello and Prof. Nasiru Maiturare, former Vice Chancellor of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai, respectively

Bothe lectures spoke extensively on the impact of the Bago led administration across all sectors of the economy adding that his Infrastructural policies have been second to none since the creation of the state.

Meanwhile, in another development, Niger State Governor, farmer Mohammed Umaru Bago has disclosed that plans are on for the Dangote Group of Companies to establish one of the biggest Rice Mills for 500,000 metric tons of paddy rice between Wushishi and Bida Local Government Areas.

Farmer Governor Bago said he discussed with the President of the Dangote Group of Companies, Alh. Aliko Dangote in Lagos, also revealed that the State will soon take delivery of 500 of 40ft of empty containers from the business mogul.

The farmer Governor used the opportunity to appreciate the cordial relationship between the executive and other arms of government, pointing out that it has contributed immensely to the successes achieved.

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NIGER STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SERVICE COMMISSION SEEK PARTNERSHIP WITH JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION (JSC) The Chairman Niger State House of Assembly Service Commission, Hon Abdullahi Mohammed Dzwafu has sought for partnership with the Judicial Service Commission. He sought for the partnership when He led Members of the Commission on a familiarization visit to the Niger State Judicial Service Commission (JSC), today at the State High Court Complex in Minna. The Chairman on behalf of Members of the Commission Commended the Chairperson of the Judicial Service Commission and her Members for the warm reception given to them and assured her of the Commission's desire to collaborate and partner with the JSC to enable them actualize their statutory functions and mandate effectively. He further added that as one of the oldest Commission in the State with vast experience, the Assembly Service Commission see it as a real privilege to tap from it and get more advice for the benefit of the Commission. In her remarks, the Chief Judge of Niger State who also doubles as the Chairman of Niger State Judicial Service Commission, Justice Halima I. Abdulmalik, appreciated and Congratulated the Chairman and Members of Niger State House of Assembly Service Commission on their appointments to serve the State by bringing there wealth of experience to bear in the public service. The Chairman Judicial Service Commission assured the Chairman and Members of the Assembly Service Commission of it's continuous support and synergy for effective implementation of their statutory mandate. Harajana Umar Ragada, 28/05/2024.

NIGER STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SERVICE COMMISSION SEEK PARTNERSHIP WITH JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION (JSC)

NIGER STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SERVICE COMMISSION SEEK PARTNERSHIP WITH JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION (JSC)

The Chairman Niger State House of Assembly Service Commission, Hon Abdullahi Mohammed Dzwafu has sought for partnership with the Judicial Service Commission.

He sought for the partnership when He led Members of the Commission on a familiarization visit to the Niger State Judicial Service Commission (JSC), today at the State High Court Complex in Minna.

The Chairman on behalf of Members of the Commission Commended the Chairperson of the Judicial Service Commission and her Members for the warm reception given to them and assured her of the Commission’s desire to collaborate and partner with the JSC to enable them actualize their statutory functions and mandate effectively.

He further added that as one of the oldest Commission in the State with vast experience, the Assembly Service Commission see it as a real privilege to tap from it and get more advice for the benefit of the Commission.

In her remarks, the Chief Judge of Niger State who also doubles as the Chairman of Niger State Judicial Service Commission, Justice Halima I. Abdulmalik, appreciated and Congratulated the Chairman and Members of Niger State House of Assembly Service Commission on their appointments to serve the State by bringing there wealth of experience to bear in the public service.

The Chairman Judicial Service Commission assured the Chairman and Members of the Assembly Service Commission of it’s continuous support and synergy for effective implementation of their statutory mandate.

Harajana Umar Ragada,
28/05/2024.

FARMER GOVERNOR UMARU BAGO RECEIVED BAUCHI STATE GOVERNOR BALA MUHAMMAD IN MINNA

FARMER GOVERNOR UMARU BAGO RECEIVED BAUCHI STATE GOVERNOR BALA MUHAMMAD IN MINNA

FARMER GOVERNOR UMARU BAGO RECEIVED BAUCHI STATE GOVERNOR BALA MUHAMMAD IN MINNA

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Muhammad paid a visit to Niger state Governor Farmer Muhammed Umaru Bago at his government
house Residence in Minna

Among his entourage are The wife of the Bauchi State Governor, Hajiya Aisha Bala Muhammad, his Principal Personal Secretary, Samaila Adamu Burga and the Commissioner for Water Resources, Abdulrazaq Nuhu Zaki

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While receiving his Bauchi state counterpart, Niger State Governor, farmer Mohammed Umaru Bago described, Bala Muhammad as an inspirational leader who he admires.

The farmer governor acknowledged that the Bauchi State Governor has set a pace that would serve as an example for any leader who is willing to serve his people.

Earlier, the Bauchi State Governor Bala Muhammad commended the infrastructural efforts of the Farmer Governor in transforming Niger State.

He said the remarkable achievements of farmer Governor Umaru Bago so far, has placed Niger State on the path of progress.

Thereafter, farmer Governor Umaru Bago accompanied the Bauchi State Governor to the residences of the two former Nigeria’s Heads of State, Generals Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar to condole with them over the demise of former Military Governor of Bauchi and Sokoto States Gen. Garba Duba (Rtd.)

He said the late Gen. Duba performed incredibly well and contributed greatly to the development of Bauchi State.

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CHILDREN’S DAY: FARMER GOVERNOR UMARU BAGO REITERATES DETERMINATION TO PROTECT RIGHTS OF CHILDREN

CHILDREN’S DAY: FARMER GOVERNOR UMARU BAGO REITERATES DETERMINATION TO PROTECT RIGHTS OF CHILDREN

Farmer Governor Mohammed Umaru Bago of Niger State has stressed his administration’s determination to continue to protect the rights of the children.

The farmer Governor in a message by his Chief Press Secretary Bologi Ibrahim, to the Children as they celebrate this year’s Children’s Day, said it is duty bound for the government to protect children from any form of abuse and sufferings.

He further stated that it is necessary to also provide the children with basic needs of life such as shelter, food, health and education, as they are priceless gifts from God.

The farmer Governor, who expressed concern over the level at which children are involved in various forms of social vices, maintained that guardians and parents must rise to the task of inculcating good morals in their wards and children.

While acknowledging the negative impact of insecurity on the Children in the State, the farmer Governor said all hands must be on deck to safeguard the children against activities of terrorists and ensure that they do not take up to crime.

He also assured that his administration will not relent in initiating various programmes that would propel children to greatness.

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NIGER EDUCATION COMMISSIONER CHARGES PRINCIPALS,HEAD TEACHERS ON DUE DILIGENCE; RECEIVES ROYAL BLESSINGS

NIGER EDUCATION COMMISSIONER CHARGES PRINCIPALS,HEAD TEACHERS ON DUE DILIGENCE; RECEIVES ROYAL BLESSINGS

Niger State Commissioner of Basic and Secondary Education, Dr. Hadiza Asabe Mohammed has charged Public School Principals and Head Teachers on proactiveness and discipline in managing the activities of their various Schools.

She gave the charge in Bida yesterday, during an interactive session with all the Public School Principals and Head Teachers in Zone (A) of the State.

The Commissioner said the interaction was to intimate the School Managers on the yearnings and aspirations of the Government of RT. Hon. Umaru Mohammad Bago to changing the narratives in the Education sector.

The Commissioner further informed that the Ministry is working round the clock to provide a conducive environment for learners and Teachers for a better quality education in the State, leveraging on the world Bank’s AGILE intervention which will provide 54 well equipped brand new mega Schools across the State.

Dr. Hadiza used the occasion to announce that very soon a competency Examination will be conducted for all Principals, Head Teachers and other Teachers to sanitize the education system, thus paving way for new recruitment of professionals Teachers to cater for the shortage in Schools.

According to her, the State Governor is willing to improve on the wages and welfare of the Teachers hence the need for them to put in their best in providing quality education to the Students.

The Commissioner observed that the Issues of lack of promotion implementation for Teachers, training and retraining among others would be addressed soonest, assuring that the government will from next year start giving monthly impress to all Principals to cushion the effects of some of the things lacking in their Schools, thus they should desist from extorting money from Students and Parents.

In his goodwill message, the Chairman Bida Local Government council, Hon. Bala Shaba who was represented by the Council Secretary, Hon. Mohammad Danjuma Idris commended the Governor for appointing a professional as the Education Commissioner, positing that the commissioner has so far exhibited high level of professionalism especially by interacting with School managers, the first of its kind.

After the interface with the Principals and Head Teachers, the Commissioner and her entourage proceeded to the Emirs Palace to receive royal blessings from the Etsu Nupe, Alh. Yahaya Abubakar, the chairman Niger State Council of traditional rulers.

The Commissioner informed the monarch that the State Government under the leadership of the Executive Governor, RT. Hon. Umaru Mohammad Bago is taking stringent measures in changing the narratives in the Education sector, hence the need to interact with Principals and Head Teachers who are the managers of Schools.

In his response the Monarch lauded the efforts of the Governor towards improving the Standards of Education in the State.

While congratulating the Commissioner on her well deserved appointment, the Monarch praised her foresight for galvanizing the School managers and prayed for her success throughout her tenure.

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NIGER GOVERNOR PLEDGES MORE DIVIDENDS OF DEMOCRACY

NIGER GOVERNOR PLEDGES MORE DIVIDENDS OF DEMOCRACY

Niger State Governor, Hon. Mohammed Umaru Bago has said the Africa Sustainability Outliers (ASO) Award conferred on him will spur him and his team to deliver more dividends of democracy to the people of the State.

Speaking at the African Union Headquarters, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Abubakar Usman who received the Award on behalf of Governor Umaru Bago stated that the Award, which is an acknowledgment of Governor Bago’s landmark achievements in the State, is quite encouraging.

The Governor reassured the people of the State of his administration’s firm resolved to continue to put them first and fulfill its promises.

According to the Governor, “the Africa Sustainability Outliers (ASO) Award is driven by a profound commitment to advancing sustainability across Africa, adding that the award is more than just accolades; is instrumental in shaping a brighter and more sustainable future for Africa”.

He explained that the ASO Award which is a beacon of hope for the African Spirit, a catalyst for change, and a testament to the exceptional and tireless efforts of Africans rewriting Africa’s narrative would no doubt encourage him to bring rapid development to the State.

The ASO Awards Awardees are the embodiment of Africa’s potential for environmental resilience, social progress, and economic prosperity. Each one has left an indelible mark on the landscape of sustainability, demonstrating what can be achieved when passion, dedication, and innovation converge.

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NIGER ASSEMBLY SPEAKER COMMENDS HON SANI IDRIS FOR HIS EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME

NIGER ASSEMBLY SPEAKER COMMENDS HON SANI IDRIS FOR HIS EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME.

The Speaker Niger State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon. Barr. ( Dr.) Abdulmalik Muhammed SarkinDaji has commended Hon. Sani Idris for holding an empowerment program for youths.

He gave the commendation at the official opening ceremony of the 12 Weeks Digital Skills Training Programme for 500 Youths, which was sponsored by Hon. Muhammed Sani Idris, Member Representing Tafa Constituency.

Delivering his Goodwill message, the Speaker appreciated Hon. Muhammed Sani Idris for organizing this historic empowerment programme for the people of his Constituency which is targeted at the Youths to enable them have knowledge on digital networking Business.

He further retreated that the present 10th Assembly is committed to providing basic social amenities to the people at the grass root level to compliment the efforts of the present Administration in the State.

He urged the participants to be good ambassadors of the Local Government and encourage them to key into the training and take it seriously.

Speaking earlier the Member Representing Tafa Constituency at the Niger State House of Assembly, used the avenue to appreciate the Speaker, Members of the 10th Assembly and other dignitaries for finding time to witness the official flag off the Digital networking Business.

He said that 500 youths were selected from the various ward in Tafa Local Government Area . He appealed to them to justify their selection by participating fully in the 12 Weeks Digital networking Business Training that will be of benefit to them.

Dignitaries who graced the event includes, State Assembly Members, former Speaker of Niger State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abdullahi Bawa Wise, Chairman Tafa Local Government Area, APC Party Chairman Tafa amongst others.

Harajana Umar Ragada
16/11/2023.

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GOVERNOR BAGO PERFORMS LESSER HAJJ WITH PRESIDENT BOLA A TINUBU

GOVERNOR BAGO PERFORMS LESSER HAJJ WITH PRESIDENT BOLA A TINUBU

Niger State Governor Mohammed Umaru Bago has joined President Bola Tinubu,Governor Dikko Rada of Katsina State as well as Bauchi State Governor Bala Muhammad to perform lesser Hajj (UMRAH) in Saudi Arabia.

This follows the successful conclusion of the three day Saudi-Africa Summit held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

They will use the opportunity to pray fervently for the peace and development of Nigeria as well as seek Allah’s guidance and wisdom as they continue in governance

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UPDATE ON THE SUSPENSION OF ELECTION IN SOME LOCATIONS IN KOGI STATE

UPDATE ON THE SUSPENSION OF ELECTION IN SOME LOCATIONS IN KOGI STATE

Following the suspension of elections in nine Wards in Kogi State, INEC says it also received reports of similar and other incidents in Adavi (5 Polling Units in Okunchi/Ozuri/Onieka Ward), Ajaokuta (5 Polling Units in Adogo Ward), Okehi (1 Polling Unit in Eika/Ohizenyi Ward) and Okene (5 Polling Units in Obehira Uvete Ward). Results from the affected Polling Units have been accounted for in Form EC40G for the four LGAs.

However, in the case of Ogori/Magongo LGA, only the result of Oshobane Ward II with eight Polling Units and 2,264 registered voters has been collated. Election in the other nine Wards (Eni, Okibo, Okesi, Ileteju, Aiyeromi, Ugugu, Obinoyin, Obatgben and Oturu) involving 59 Polling Units and 15,136 registered voters remain suspended. In line with Section 24(3) of the Electoral Act 2022 and Clause 59 of INEC Regulations and Guidelines on the Conduct of Elections 2022, fresh election will be held on Saturday 18thNovember 2023 in the affected Polling Units.

The decision to hold fresh elections is subject to the Returning Officer’s determination of the application of the Margin of Lead Principle. However, this decision is without prejudice to our avowed commitment to follow the audit trail of personnel and materials to ascertain those who may have been complicit in undermining the process and apply appropriate sanctions where necessary.

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SARKIN DAJI COMMENDS BOSA CLASS OF 1996 FOR IDENTIFYING WITH ONE OF THEIR OWN

SARKIN DAJI COMMENDS BOSA CLASS OF 1996 FOR IDENTIFYING WITH ONE OF THEIR OWN

The Speaker Niger State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abdulmalik Muhammed Sarkin Daji has commended Bida Old Student Association (BOSA) class of 1996 for identifying with one their own.

Bar. Sarkin Daji made these assertion during a civic reception in honour of his Brother, Professor Bashir Danlami Sarkindaji who was among the newly promoted professor’s from Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State Which took place at Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi International Conference Center Minna.

Delivering his Goodwill message, the Speaker appreciated and commended the old students of BOSA Class of 1996 for their foresight in organizing the event and honouring his brother who is an old student and a product of the College Class of 1996.

He used the opportunity to Congratulate the celebrant, Prof. Bashir Danlami Sarkindaji for his achievements and confirmation of his Professorship by IBBU Lapai, Niger State.

Dignitaries who graced the event included State Assembly Members, Members of the State Executive Council, Special Advisers, permanent Secretaries, VC IBBU, and DGs among other.

Harajana Umar Ragada.