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Construction of second Niger bridge nearing completion.

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The proposed construction of the second Niger bridge in Onitsha which has taken off some months ago is believed to be nearing 40% completion according to the contractors in charge.

The current administration of president Muhammadu Buhari has earlier stated in the beginning of his tenure as the president elect of Nigeria that the second Niger bridge is part of his main targets before his term runs out of which the work has started off ever since then.

Significant work is believed to have been done in the 11.9km stretch of the ongoing construction which is believed that over 40% of the bridge has been completed. Julius Berger construction company being the contractor in charge will be through with the bridge in two years. The decking phase of the bridge will start by next week and is believed to last for another 32 weeks.



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Covid19: Niger, Anambra State Record First Case As Confirmed Cases Move To 305

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has later Friday confirmed 17 new coronavirus cases in the country and out of the 17 cases, Anambra and Niger state recorded their first confirmed case of the novel virus.

This was made known through NCDC verified twitter handle.The tweet goes thus:

SEVENTEEN new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 8 in Lagos 3 in Katsina, 2 in the FCT, 1 in Niger, I in Kaduna 1 in Anambra and 1 in Ondo State.

As at 09:30 pm 10th April, there are:

Total confirmed cases: 305Discharged: 58Deaths: 7Breakdown by State:Lagos - 163

FCT - 56

Osun - 20

Edo - 12

Oyo - 11

Bauchi - 6

Akwa Ibom - 5

Ogun - 7

Kaduna - 6

Enugu - 2

Ekiti - 2

Rivers - 2

Kwara - 2

Delta - 2

Benue - 1

Ondo - 2

Katsina - 4

Niger - 1

Anambra - 1

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Robbers attack banks in Niger, kill 2 policemen, others.

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Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers attacked two new generation bank branches in Niger state

The incident happened on Wednesday, November 29, in Lapai town, Lapai local government area of the state

- The robbers were said to be in a convoy of two vehicles

A report by Daily Trust indicates that gunmen suspected to be armed robbers attacked two new generation bank branches on Wednesday, November 29, in Lapai town, Lapai local government area of Niger state.

According to the report, the robbers killed two policemen and an undisclosed number of civilians during the attack.

Witnesses quoted in the report, said the robbers stormed the town in large numbers and initially attacked one of the banks along Suleja road beside Kobo Campus of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University before turning on another bank along Minna road.

They were said to have entered the town through Lapai-Gulu road in a convoy of two vehicles.

The robbers reportedly abducted the manager of one of the banks, whose name could not be immediately ascertained.

They were said to have launched the attacks at about 5pm, even as witnesses said the operation lasted for over an hour.

The report said they carted away undisclosed amount of cash in Ghana-must-go bags through Lapai-Paiko road.

However, a reinforced joint team of military and police were seen chasing after the fleeing robbers but it was not clear whether they were able to apprehend them.

Those who sustained injuries during the operation were however rushed to hospitals for medical attention.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian police has paraded some suspected criminal elements said to specialize in kidnapping, armed robbery and car snatching.

The different gangs paraded by the police reportedly operate in the Abuja-Kaduna, Abuja-Minna-Bida, Birnin Gwari-Funtua and Abuja-Lokoja highways.

They were arrested as a result of the Operation Absolute Sanity, which was recently strengthened with additional police personnel and needed logistics by the Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim K. Idris.

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Devilish Act: Meet Heartless Man Who Forcefully Had Anal Cex With A 12-Year-Old Boy In Niger State

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A man has been put a little boy pass through a really excruciating experience after forcing him to have s*x with him. Awwal Abdullahi

A young man identified as Awwal Abdullahi, has been arrested by the Niger state police command for having s*x with a 12 year old boy identified as Aminu Luwadi, in Dandikowa in Kontagora area of Niger state.Awwal was arrested following a tipoff from members of the community who had been suspecting him of having s*x with little boys in the community.He was picked up after his latest victim, 12 year old Aminu, informed his parents that Awwal had anal s*x with him.When he was arrested, Awwal blamed the devil for committing the crime.The state police command says after conducting their investigations, he would be charged to court.
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