North East

Imo pays N200m compensation to land owners

The state government said it will ensure adequate compensation to all original land owners.

Youths lay siege on police station after bank raid in Kwara

The youth accuse the police of not acting to foil the robbers attack.

Despite cessation by general workers, Plateau Polytechnic workers continue strike

Striking lecturers in the state have been asked to resume work while negotiations continue.

Nasarawa Speaker promises to support security agencies

The Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Musa Ahmed, on Monday expressed the assembly’s support to the security agencies on their fight against crime. Mr. Ahmed made the pledge when he led members of the house on a condolence visit to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 4 and the Director of […]

Jonah Jang

Striking workers in Plateau tertiary institutions suspend strike

The workers said they got a commitment from the Head of Service.

Kwara Poly expels one, rusticates two students

One student was expelled for theft.

PDP floors ‘APC’ alliance in Adamawa by-election

The Kugama-led faction was accused of supporting a candidate from another party. Austin Ajayi

Nasarawa Killings: My hands are clean, says Labaran Maku

The Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, on Sunday dismissed a media report associating him with the recent wave of violence in Nasarawa State. The minister made the denial via a statement signed by his Press Secretary, Joseph Mutah, in Abuja. The statement described the media report as false, unfounded and calculated to dent the image […]


Borno sends 40 teachers to India for training on new teaching aid

The teachers are to learn about use of K-Yang.

Kwara asks residents in flood prone areas to relocate

The Kwara State asks people living at flood prone areas in the state to relocate.

My pastor husband deceived me into marriage, woman tells court

She said her husband has seven children from another marriage. A woman, Ngozi Odoma of Mararaba in Nasarawa State has appealed to an Upper Area Court in Mararaba to dissolve her six-year-old marriage. She told the court on Friday that her husband, Philip, deceived her into the marriage. “This man here is a married man […]

Nigeria civil defence deny shooting two civilians in Jos

The corps denied shooting the civilians.

Al-Makura enlists FG’s help over insecurity in Nasarawa

Mr. Al-Makura lamented the activities of a terror group in Nasarawa State. The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, was at the Presidential Villa, Wednesday, to enlist the support of the Federal Government over a cult group which is causing terror in the state. Mr. Al-Makura who spoke to journalists after meeting with Vice President Namadi […]

46 Redeemed Church buildings destroyed in post 2011 election violence- Adeboye

Pray and fast to end terrorism in Nigeria, Pastor Adeboye says to Christians.

Groups begins healing of traumatized victims of Jos crisis

Jos has been enmeshed in crisis.

Three injured as 3-storey building collapses in Lokoja

No death was recorded in the collapse.

George Akume

Certificate forgery: Court fixes June 17 for hearing in suit against Senator Akume

The Benue Senator is accused of forging school certificates. The Federal High Court on Tuesday in Abuja fixed June 17 to commence hearing of a suit brought against the Senate Minority Leader, George Akume, over alleged certificate forgery. Phillip Agbese, an indigene of Benue, instituted the suit against Mr. Akume, a former governor of Benue. […]

JTF rescues lawmaker’s parents from kidnappers in Borno

The JTF advised Borno residents to avoid isolated places.

Nigerian soldier kills Shi’ite member during procession

The Army and Police confirmed the incident.

16, 400 people benefit from free medical service in Plateau

The programme was organised by the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists.

Sokoto sends 300 students for graduate studies in Uganda

The first batch of the students will leave for Uganda shortly.

Nigerian Northern Governors condemn abduction of Monguno

The 92-year-old was kidnapped yesterday.

Group clarifies EU grant to resolve Plateau conflict

The grant is N13 million, not N1bn; and is to Apurimac.

Fire guts Kogi election commission’s office on eve of LG poll

Fire on Friday gutted the Bassa Local Government office of the State Independent Electoral Commission (KOSIEC) in Kogi. The incident came few hours after three opposition parties had announced a boycott of Saturday’s local government elections in Kogi, The incident occurred at about 8 p.m, shortly after the office had taken delivery of election materials […]


Adamawa records new 3,382 tuberculosis cases – official

The Project Manager, Tuberculosis (TB) Control in Adamawa, Stephen John, on Friday said about 250 children were infected with tuberculosis between January and March. Fielding questions from the News Agency of Nigeria in Yola, the project manager said 3,382 cases were detected out of which 250 involved children under the age of six. He said […]