North East

Six governors for honour in Abuja

The governor’s of Lagos, Jigawa, Akwa-Ibom, Anambra, Edo.

Benue flood camps run out of food, camp workers say

The Victims have not got enough food in their rehabilitation camps.

Water scarcity hits Nassarawa town

Residents in the Nassarawa State town want urgent resolution of the scarcity.

NEMA camps over 10,000 displaced flood victims in Kogi, Benue

Economic activities along the Kogi-Abuja road paralysed as commuters are left stranded in flooded areas

Casualty figure rises in Bauchi church bombing

Two policemen were also injured in the attack.

24 hour curfew imposed on Damaturu as JTF arrests 25 ‘terrorists’

The JTF say they will advise the government on when to relax the curfew

Lokoja floods: Thousands of motorists stranded on Abuja-Lokoja road

Some of the travelers have been stranded in Lokoja for two days.

Adamawa confirms four killed in midnight raid

The state government said it will set up a panel to investigate the attack.

Benue flood displaces 13 thousand people, submerges 50 houses

Over 13,000 people have been rendered homeless as a result of the flood in Benue.

National Assembly will pass PIB into law- Deputy Speaker

The PIB is expected to lay a solid foundation for the regulatory operations of the oil and gas sector.


Airforce Wing Commander dies ‘mysteriously’ in Yola detention facility

The Wing Commander was accused of going away without leave, AWOL.

Victims of submerged communities in Taraba seeking help from NEMA rescue officers

Flood displaces 13,428 people in Taraba

13,428 people are now homeless as a result of the floods in Taraba State.

Gunmen kill Borno Justice Commissioner

Mr. Mallam-Gana is the second commissioner killed in the state in two months.

NAFDAC seizes expired, counterfeit drugs in Gombe

NAFDAC says a new technology is helping the agency fish out fake drugs.

Gunmen kill eight in Bauchi

Some men in a tricycle shot at people playing a game of cards in Bauchi.

Hippopotamuses may attack Adamawa community, expert warns

The ministry of environment says that residents should play local drums to drive the hippos away.


President Jonathan blocks governors from visiting First Lady in German hospital

Under strict instruction from President Goodluck Jonathan, the Nigerian ambassador to Germany, Abdu Abubakar, made sure a delegation of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, which recently visited Germany, had no access to First Lady Patience, who is currently on admission in a hospital in the country. The governors, who had visited Germany to deepen their knowledge […]

Flood displaces hundreds in Kogi

The floods caused by the overflow of River Niger continue to wreak havoc.


Updated: You can’t tax Halliburton for bribing Nigerian officials – Court

Nigeria has not convicted anybody for receiving the Halliburton bribe.


Floods force Taraba children out of school

The floods have taken over schools in several communities in Taraba State.

Nigeria Muslims pray to mark end of Ramadan

FCTA to airlift 3,000 pilgrims for 2012 Hajj

FCTA inaugurates 2012 Amirul Hajj Team.

Benue Flood: Minister’s house submerged

Over 2,000 houses were destroyed in various communities in Makurdi, the Benue state capital.

Plateau state on map

One in two Plateau residents are illiterate – Educationist

A college of education lecturer says parents and guardians in the state do not regard education seriously.

Farmers reject fertiliser in Bauchi

The Agricultural ministry’s mobile telephone fertilizer policy is failing farmers in rural areas

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi

Kogi Election: Supreme Court dismisses application against Wada’s victory

The constitution limits the powers of the Supreme Court to hear the application challenging Governor Wada’s victory.