Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Niger uncovers 7,000 ghost students on scholarship board payroll

Niger uncovers 7,000 ghost students on scholarship board payroll

April 14, 2014

The commissioner said scholarship applicants must, henceforth, register online. The Niger State Government said it uncovered 7,000 ghost students on the payroll of its scholarship... read more

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Mass wedding: Gombe disburses N14.4 million in dowries, other items

Mass wedding: Gombe disburses N14.4 million in dowries, other items

April 14, 2014

Gombe Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo “We have disbursed N20,000 as dowry to each of the 720 couples; as well as  mattresses, furniture, carpets, pots, dishes and... read more

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3 feared killed as rain wreaks havoc in Ilorin

3 feared killed as rain wreaks havoc in Ilorin

April 10, 2014

Two brothers, identified as Basil and Gafal, aged four and three and half respectively, lost their lives. No fewer than three people were feared dead... read more

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Cholera kills 54 in Bauchi – Health Commissioner

Cholera kills 54 in Bauchi – Health Commissioner

April 10, 2014

“The number of deaths recorded in our facilities was five, but there were lot of deaths in the homes because people refused to take their... read more

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China donates 5,000 air conditioners to Bauchi

China donates 5,000 air conditioners to Bauchi

April 10, 2014

A motorcylist carrying truck pusher at Tafa Balewa-Dass Road in Bauchi The state was also expecting another technical aid of 100 farmers’ trucks from the... read more

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Nasarawa Council Elections: PDP files 35 petitions at tribunal

Nasarawa Council Elections: PDP files 35 petitions at tribunal

April 10, 2014

We have filed our process before the state local government elections petition tribunal and 16th April has been fixed for the tribunal sitting in Akwanga,”... read more

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Nasarawa Fulani killings: Monarch calls for peace

Nasarawa Fulani killings: Monarch calls for peace

April 10, 2014

The Chairman, Traditional Rulers Council, Keana Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, Emmanuel Elayo, on Thursday appealed for calm over the recent killing of some Fulani... read more

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Gunmen attack football viewing centre, kill one, injure 6

Gunmen attack football viewing centre, kill one, injure 6

April 10, 2014

The Police confirmed the attack. Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram stormed a football viewing centre on Wednesday night, killing one person.... read more

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Lassa fever kills one in Jos

Lassa fever kills one in Jos

April 9, 2014

Governor Jonah Jang There has also been an outbreak of cholera in Plateau State.…... read more

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Hot weather: Snake bite victims up 70 per cent in Gombe – Official

Hot weather: Snake bite victims up 70 per cent in Gombe – Official

April 8, 2014

“We received six to seven cases in the last three weeks but now the number has increased to 20″. The number of people bitten by... read more

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Al-Makura swears in newly elected Nasarawa council chairmen

Al-Makura swears in newly elected Nasarawa council chairmen

April 8, 2014

Umaru Tanko Al Makura, Nasarawa State Governor There have been continued clashes between farmers and herdsmen in Nasarawa and Benue.…... read more

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Nasarawa youth disrupt re-run local government elections

Nasarawa youth disrupt re-run local government elections

April 7, 2014

The youths say winners were already declared in the first elections.…... read more

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APC ward congress: Police deploy 3200 personnel in Kwara

APC ward congress: Police deploy 3200 personnel in Kwara

April 4, 2014

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara The party’s interim secretary, Yemi Afolayan, said members were fully prepared for the congress.…... read more

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Nasarawa massacre: Victims were tied before execution, Fulani leader alleges

Nasarawa massacre: Victims were tied before execution, Fulani leader alleges

April 4, 2014

The Fulani have been asked not to take laws into their hands.…... read more

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Governor Shettima sacks Borno Information Commissioner

Governor Shettima sacks Borno Information Commissioner

April 4, 2014

Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima I am “paying the price of loyalty,” said Bwala.…... read more

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Governor Al-Makura directs probe of Nasarawa Hajj pilgrimage’s finances

Governor Al-Makura directs probe of Nasarawa Hajj pilgrimage’s finances

April 3, 2014

“Our administration is known for accountability and will not allow any agency or individual to frustrate our integrity or portray us in bad light,” he... read more

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Benue crisis: NEMA establishes 11 camps for 100,000 displaced persons

Benue crisis: NEMA establishes 11 camps for 100,000 displaced persons

April 3, 2014

Several people were displaced from 8 conflict ridden local governments. The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Thursday, said it had established 11 camps for... read more

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NLC pickets Jos Electricity Distribution Company

NLC pickets Jos Electricity Distribution Company

and April 2, 2014

NLC says the Jos Electric Distribution Company reneged on its earlier agreement with the workers. The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Wednesday picketed the Jos... read more

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APC urges Nasarawa lawmakers to respect Separation of Powers

APC urges Nasarawa lawmakers to respect Separation of Powers

April 1, 2014

Innocent Lagi APC says the House of Assembly complex is a public building and everyone should have access to it.…... read more

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Nasarawa Assembly calls for sack of NASIEC chairman, commissioners

Nasarawa Assembly calls for sack of NASIEC chairman, commissioners

April 1, 2014

The legislators say NASIEC did not adhere to the electoral laws.…... read more

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Police say no clue on kidnapped Bauchi businessman

Police say no clue on kidnapped Bauchi businessman

April 1, 2014

The police say they have not received any vital information on the whereabouts of the businessman.…... read more

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Nasarawa lawmaker accused of assaulting attorney general released on bail

Nasarawa lawmaker accused of assaulting attorney general released on bail

March 31, 2014

Mr. Orogu was initially remanded without bail The member representing Keana constituency in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Francis Orogu, PDP, arrested on assault... read more

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Boy kills brother, removes his eyes, tongue

Boy kills brother, removes his eyes, tongue

March 31, 2014

The boy buried his brother’s remains on his father’s farmland in Yobe. A boy in Daya Village, Fika Local Government Area of Yobe State, on... read more

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Herdsmen/Farmers conflict: Displaced persons in Benue lament makeshift camps

Herdsmen/Farmers conflict: Displaced persons in Benue lament makeshift camps

March 31, 2014

The refugees live in the open air in Makurdi. The people in Benue State displaced by attacks on some villages and settlements, allegedly by Fulani... read more

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Court remands Nasarawa lawmaker in prison

Court remands Nasarawa lawmaker in prison

March 31, 2014

Innocent Lagi The Commissioner of Justice in Nasarawa State, Innocent Lagi, accused the lawmaker of assault. …... read more

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