North Central

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Kwara colleges of education begin indefinite strike

The workers have a five-point demand, including release of funds for accreditation of courses and payment of backlog of salaries.

Abandoned staff quarters at PHC Rizek

Irregular salaries, poor infrastructure, staffing mar primary healthcare delivery in Plateau

Across the state, public primary health facilities are not delivering care

Police Officers

Cultists on rampage in Jos, 33 arrested

The sarasuka clashes has created tension within Jos metropolis, as residents and travellers to Bauchi and Gombe States avoid Bauchi road

Abuja on map

Curfew declared in Abuja community after violent clash

An eyewitness narrated the cause of the violence.

Nasarawa on map

One killed, 29 arrested in Nasarawa cult clashes

A cult clash occurred at Angwan Jaba community in Masaka.

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura

I will not sponsor any candidate in 2019 – Al-Makura

The governor tenure is ending in 2019.

Bukola Saraki

Offa Robbery: Allow police do their work, Kwara elders tell Saraki

They also called for justice and thorough investigation.

A child fetching water from a contaminated pond

Diarrhoea kills six in Niger- Official

The outbreaks occurred in Bida, Gbako and Katcha Local Government Areas.

Attai Aidoko

Why court sacked Nigerian senator Atai Aidoko

Following the court’s decision, Mr Alfa will be sworn in while Mr Aidoko vacates the office.

INEC Continuous Voters Registration (CVR)

INEC suspends voter registration in two Kogi LGs over violence

INEC blames persistent violent communal clashes in the affected communities.

Senator Dino Melaye

Illegal possession of firearms: Court adjourns Melaye’s case till July 26

The senator and two others were arraigned on May 3

Former Governor of Plateau state, Joshua Dariye.

Alleged N1.5bn Laundering: Witness testifies against Joshua Dariye’s son

The ex-governor’s son is being prosecuted by the EFCC.

Bukola Saraki and Abdulfatah Ahmed

Offa Robbery: We trust Buhari to ensure justice – Kwara Governor

The governor asked the police not to politicise the robbery.

Motorcycles used to illustrate the tory.

Nasarawa to auction motorcycles seized two years ago

The motorcycles were impounded in 2016 for not having their correct papers and plate numbers.

Collapsed Mokwa-Jebba bridge temporarily fixed

Collapsed Mokwa-Jebba bridge temporarily fixed

The temporary solution on the collapsed bridge occurs less than 24 hours after the works minister, Lai Mohammed, pledged to ensure a palliative is put in place.

Unijos school gate used to illustrate the story.

UniJos speaks on wrong award of First Class degrees to graduands

Some UniJos law graduands who finished with lower degrees saw they were awarded First Class.

Collapsed bridge in Mokwa-Jebba road

Fashola speaks on collapsed Mokwa-Jebba bridge, pledges quick solution

The minister also speaks on the causes and impact of the collapsed bridge.

Nigeria Police

Police nab 12 suspected notorious cultists in Abuja

A recent violent clash occurred between two rival cult groups.

Collapsed bridge in Mokwa-Jebba road

Collapsed bridge paralyses traffic on Mokwa-Jebba road – FRSC

The Mokwa-Jebba road links Niger and Kwara states.

Bridge collapses on Mokwa-Jebba road, FRSC warns

The bridge, which is 18 kilometre from Mokwa town in Niger State, caved-in following a downpour.

Petrol pump used to illustrate story

FG seals 5 petrol stations in Niger

The stations were allegedly caught tampering with their hand pump machines

Abuja rail train coach

NRC inspects Abuja Light Rail Project for final certification

At every station visited, the team expressed their satisfaction at the level of development and work completion.

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello

Niger Assembly approves governor’s N3.2 billion loan request

The loan is being offered at an interest of 17 per cent payable within 30 months

Nigeria-Prisons

Woman arrested while smuggling marijuana into Abuja prison

The suspect was nabbed during a routine search.

Court

Man gets two years in jail for drugging, raping girl

The man pleads guilty.