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Nigerian Police (Masked)
[Photo: Trent Online]

Two men shot dead in Plateau

The police are on the hunt for the killer(s).

Accreditation and voting are ongoing

Kwara reschedules local govt elections

“The commission decided to change the date of the election for equity, fairness, balance.”

Kogi State Map

Strange disease kills 50 people in Kogi

“We initially suspected Lassa Fever after getting some misleading reports about people bleeding around.”

Kwara State House of Assembly. [Photo credit: THISDAYLIVE]

Kwara Assembly bans strip clubs in hotels

All the lawmakers, who contributed during the debate on the motion, condemned the act.

The arrested alleged illegal miners

Firm accused of illegal mining speaks; blames Nigerian govt

The company was shut and its owner declared wanted by government on Monday.

Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom [Photo credit:]

Benue govt. shuts 2,424 schools

The state said the schools did not meet basic requirements.

Rape Victim

20 rape cases reported in Plateau in two months — Police

Police say there is a rise lately in incidence of rape in the state.


Nigeria arrests eight Chinese citizens for illegal mining

The National Security Adviser, Ali Monguno, ordered the arrest of the miners on Monday.

Card reader

Why Kwara won’t use card readers in council polls – Electoral Commission

The chairmanship and councillorship elections into the 16 local governments have been scheduled for November.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Govt. denies outbreak of ‘mystery” disease In Kwara

Members of the community insisted there was no disease outbreak in the area, authorities say


Gunmen strike in Nasarawa kill 1, abduct oil magnate

The abductors are said to be demanding N30million ransom

Bukola Saraki [Photo: Nigerian Pilot]

Saraki returned pension payments — Kwara Govt.

Mr. Saraki stopped collecting pension following criticism.

FRSC officials

Five killed in another accident on Okene-Lokoja Road – FRSC

Four other persons sustained injuries.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Kwara governor flags off N1.1 billion new secretariat complex

The project would be funded through the State Infrastructural Development Fund.

Nigerian Senate

Senate confirms new chairman for Abuja internal revenue service

The new chairman of the FCT IRS is a chartered accountant.

Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom [Photo credit:]

Benue needs N40 billion to clear salary arrears — Ortom

The state government owes about eight months salary arrears.

Plateau State University, PLASU

Plateau University denies increasing school fees

The vice chancellor says he has not raised fees from N36,000.

Kogi State Map

Chisco bus crashes; kills three, injures 50

The accident occurred in Kogi State.


Floods destroy homes in Benue, Katsina

Some 1,000 have been destroyed in Katsina State.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello [Photo Credit: The News Nigeria]

Dictatorship, anarchy looms in Kogi, NLC warns; seeks FG’s intervention

“The Kogi State mess represents the height of intolerance, insensitivity and impunity.”

Senate President Bukola Saraki

2019: My son not interested in governing Kwara – Saraki

The Senate President also said he “reluctantly went into politics.”

Kogi State Map

Aftermath hoodlums invasion, Kogi Assembly elects new Speaker

The former speaker resigned his position.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit:]

Nigeria Police arrest three over murder of Catholic priest

The priest was found murdered on July 20.

A flooded area used to illustrate the story [Photo:]

10 killed, 7342 displaced in Plateau floods within 4 months – SEMA

The floods also affected 1,153 homes.

Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom [Photo credit:]

Tsav must prove his allegations against me in court – Gov. Ortom

Mr. Tsav said he would not apologise to the governor.