North Central

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Benue govt. cedes land in Agatu for cattle grazing

Grazing will be allowed only to “indigenous” Fulani herdsmen.

Kwara assembly

Kwara Assembly insists on demolition of 2 Ilorin filling stations

Two other filling stations were demolished in October.

Abuja rail under construction

Abuja Light Rail 84 per cent complete – Official

The project was awarded on May 25, 2007 to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation.

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4 die, 17 injured in Okene-Lokoja road crash

The sector commander said that the cause of the accident was yet to be ascertained while investigation had started.

Rats

Lassa Fever kills four in Nasarawa

Three of the victims died between January 13 and 15.

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Man who set own son ablaze banished from community

The suspect’s son eventually died from the fire.

Unilorin

ASUU’s Petition: Unilorin begins distribution of tablet PCs to students

The students paid for the computers over a year ago.

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Plateau owes retired workers N12 billion gratuity – NLC

Jibrin Banchir told journalists in Jos that the amount covered 15 years of arrears.

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Federal Medical Centre confirms suspected case of Lassa fever

“It is true that a suspected case of Lassa fever had been discovered at the centre with a male patient being its victim.”

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Governor sues for peace as 4 die in Gbagyi, Fulani clash

“It is unfortunate that people take laws into their hands without involving the appropriate authority,” the governor said.

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Offa Polytechnic gets new Rector

Mr. Olatunji, until his appointment, was an economist and accountant by profession.

Unijos

UniJos reappoints first female Deputy Vice Chancellor

The council also re-appointed the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics), Nelson Ochekpe, for a second term.

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Late Governor Kure buried in Minna

Mr. Kure died on Sunday, January 8, in a private hospital in Germany at the age of 60.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Kwara gets N3.7 billion London-Paris Club balance

The government says it has released N2 billion to the 16 local councils.

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Ex-Niger governor Kure for burial Wednesday

The Islamic Janaiza prayer would hold at 12 noon at Minna Eid-Praying Ground.

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Unpaid salary arrears: Kwara teachers embark on fasting, prayer

The teachers have not received their six months’ salary arrears.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

We received N5 billion, not N9 billion from Paris club fund – Kwara govt

The state government said it was still expecting N3.7 billion from the federal government.

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Bandits killed 400 people in Niger-East in 2016 – Senator

“From statistics obtained from community leaders, property worth millions of naira were also stolen or destroyed.”

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Plateau records crime-free Christmas – Police

“We did not record any serious security challenge and I think it is a good one for us in Plateau.”

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University of Ilorin promotes 583 staff

Those promoted included 112 academic staff, 127 registry staff, 245 professionals and technical staff and 99 junior staff.

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No Boko Haram attack in Niger – Police

The Niger police said it has kept criminal activities low in the state.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Kwara flags off N850 million community projects

The governor urged the communities to make judicious use of the funds

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Victims of VVF abandoned by husbands

“When my situation became critical, my husband left me, and I had to return to my parents.”

Unilorin

Unilorin dismisses fraud allegation against VC, JAMB Registrar

“What the administration of Prof. Oloyede did was what the law and ICPC directed all universities to do.”

FROM LEFT: DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF PLATEAU STATE, PROF. SONNI TYODEN; GOV. SIMON LALONG OF PLATEAU AND THE NEW PRO-CHANCELLOR AND CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL, PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY, PROF. ATTAHIRU JEGA, DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY, IN JOS

10 achievements, failures of Plateau’s Gov. Lalong in 2016

The state has not implemented the national minimum wage till date.