Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari

Masari signs Katsina’s 2017 budget into law

Mr. Masari said education, health, water supply, security and agriculture would receive the lion share in the budget.

Map showing Southern Kaduna

Police deploy special forces, aerial patrol team to Southern Kaduna

“The Special Forces have been mandated to flush out perpetrators of the violence…”

Protesters, police argue at the gate of the governor's office in Akure

Unpaid for seven months, Ondo footballers lay siege to Mimiko

The police used teargas to disperse the players.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Borno women react to Sanusi’s proposal to regulate marrying more than one wife

“What he is doing is ensuring that before you get multiple wives, you have to show you are capable of taking care of the wives.”

Nigerian Journalist Attacked By Armed Robbers

Robbers attack Nigerian journalist

The journalist narrated his experience with the armed robbers.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Islamic group backs Emir Sanusi on regulating marriage to second wife

MURIC said marriage to a second wife in Islam was conditional.

University of Calabar

Group wants former university bursar investigated, prosecuted

The bursar was suspended August last year over allegations of fraud.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

True federalism will redress Nigeria’s perceived anomalies – Wike

The governor played host to the head of the Ohaneze Ndigbo.

Lagos State House of Assembly

Activists tackle Lagos lawmakers over hasty passage of environmental bill

The bill harmonises and merges eight environment laws in the state into one

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom plans doubling garri, rice production by December

The state says it will also cultivate cocoa and maize.


Nigerian govt commences training of 10, 000 Borno women in small-scale businesses

The exercise is part of an initiative to provide basic skills for self reliance to about 370,000 women across the country


Chief judge calls for increased police protection in courts

“We really need police protection. Please help us in this regard,” the judge said.

Fulani Herdsmen


Cattle grazing bill passes second reading in Akwa Ibom Assembly

The bill would abolish night grazing and make provision for designated grazing areas.

Kaduna Refinery

Kaduna refinery resumes crude supply after pipeline fire

The refinery produced 24,504,000 litres of Kerosene since January and 19,158,000 litres had been evacuated.

Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode

Court gives Lagos govt, waste operators two weeks to settle dispute

The government says it is ready for dialogue.


Rivers Rerun: INEC yet to receive police report on indicted officials

INEC said indicted officials would be dealt with appropriately.

law justice court

Woman in court for ‘stealing’ two-month-old baby

The accused saId she was a close friend of the victim and that she meant no harm.

Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode

Lagos to employ more Yoruba teachers – Ambode

The government seeks to promote the Yoruba language and culture.

Ebonyi State Map

Ebonyi govt donates materials, cash to persons displaced by communal violence

There was a clash between an Ebonyi community and a neighbouring one in Cross River.

Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nwodo

Ohaneze working towards Igbo presidency – Official

“The executive of Ohaneze is ready to pursue Igbo agenda of which the Igbo presidency is part of it.”

Former governor of the state, Ibrahim Shema [Photo:]

Court grants ex-Gov. Shema, three others N1 billion bail each

The accused persons are standing trial for alleged conspiracy, forgery and diversion of public funds amounting to N11 billion.

Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi state [Photo Credit: The News Nigeria]

“Kogi is now a haven for Boko Haram” – Governor Bello

“Just last night, four high profile Boko Haram members were arrested in Kogi by the military.”

Eunice Ortom

Reduce bride price for Tiv women, governor’s wife tells Tor-Tiv

“Such high demands discourage many bachelors from even attempting to get married,” the governor’s wife said.

Gov. El Rufai [Photo credit: Information Nigeria]

El-Rufai reshuffles cabinet

The reshuffle included the swapping of commissioners and nomination of new commissioners.

El Rufai

Fresh 24-hour curfew declared in Southern Kaduna towns

Gunmen killed 14 people between Sunday and Monday.