Northern elders in the PDP have chosen former Senate President Bukola Saraki and Governor Bala Mohammed to represent the region for presidency in 2023 polls.
The Niger government stated that there are no civilians currently living in combat areas as they are all in internally displaced persons camps in safe places.
Roving terrorists in large numbers on motorcycles transversing between Kapana, in Munya Local Government on Saturday, April 16 were repelled by security forces.
Following intelligence of terrorists moving in hundreds to their hideout at Kusasau, the Nigerian Air Force inflicted heavy damage on terrorists in Niger state.
Niger state commissioner of local government, chieftaincy affairs, and internal security, Mr. Emmanuel Umar, debunked the report and described it as libelous.
The operation was said to have been set in motion after information that about 70 terrorists on 40 motorcycles and some on foot were sighted around the area.