North Central

Federal University of Technology, Minna

FUT Minna orders 44 students to withdraw from university

An official said 22 students were advised to withdraw due to poor academic performance.

Bad Road

FRSC laments bad state of Nigerian roads

The FRSC boss identified bad roads, inexperienced drivers and over-speeding as the major causes of road crashes in Nigeria

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.

SSS Officials

Police arraign SSS operative for drunk driving

Mr. Johnson was accused of causing a fatal road accident while driving under the influence of alcohol

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello

Niger Governor talks tough, probes N4.4 billion bailout funds to local govts

He frowned at what he called “irresponsible behaviour of some of the local government chief executives.”

Kwara State map

Seven of ten blind people in Kwara blind from childhood – Expert

The state government has enacted a law that makes vision screening compulsory for children under five years.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Unpaid pension, gratuities: Kwara retirees begin seven-day fasting

The pensioners are being owed about N7 billion.

The Nigeria Police Force Headquarters, Abuja [Photo Credit:www.npf.gov.ng]

Abuja gets new police commissioner

The new chief joined the police in 1986.

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I will win again in 2019 – Benue Governor Ortom

“Those nursing the ambition of vying for the governorship position should jettison the idea.”

Plateau-State-University

SSANU threatens to invade Plateau University over suspension of officials

The university suspended the interim chairman and secretary of SSANU, Timnan Rimdap and Dusu Yaro.

A picture of men of the Special Task Force used to illustrate the story. [Photo Credit: The Agenda Online]

12 arrested for allegedly running “baby factory”

The suspects were allegedly keeping pregnant women to deliver and exchange babies for money

Plateau-State-University

Plateau State University suspends union leaders

The university accused the union leader of disrespecting constituted authority.

Joshua Dariye

N1.2 billion fraud: Court adjourns trial of ex-Plateau governor Dariye

Mr. Dariye is facing a 21-count charge bordering on breach of trust and diversion of N1.162 billion Plateau ecological fund.

Agatu burnt houses

Lawmaker condemns killing of soldier in Agatu

Two other soldiers were reportedly injured in the attack.

Rats

Eight die of Lassa fever in Nasarawa

Another 82 people are being monitored for the disease.

Ballot boxes

APC wins Plateau by-election

Less than 14 per cent of voters participated in the election.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Kwara denies sacking teachers

he governor has rather directed that the employment of the teachers be regularised.

Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello

IPAC wades into crisis between Gov. Bello, APC leadership in Kogi

The group says some leaders of the ruling party had criticised the governor.

Katsina State

60 per cent of Niger teachers using fake, invalid certificate – Governor Bello

“Information reaching us is that majority of our teachers in public schools do not have the competency to teach.”

New Kaduna Airport road under construction

Abuja Airport Closure: Kaduna commences construction of road linking train station to airport

“The project will be completed before the relocation of flights from Abuja to Kaduna.”

Abuja rail train coach

Nigeria Railway increases Abuja,Kaduna route fare

The executive coach that was N900 is now N1,500.

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura

Gov. Al-Makura sacks 10 Commissioners, redeploys 2 others

The governor has sent names of new nominees to the state assembly.

Nigeria_Plateau_State_map

10 killed as illegal miners clash in Plateau

“When they met at the site, a fight ensued and six people were killed instantly.”

Abuja Prostitute sex worker

Court convicts 11 prostitutes in Niger

The convicts have the option of fines.