Nigerian govt approves N2.2 billion for Abuja road upgrade
The FEC approves N273 million to boost water supply.
Kogi Governor Bello gets voter card amid double registration allegations
INEC had accused the governor of double registration.
Nasarawa-owned tertiary institutions suspend strike
“…the union shifted ground to give room for further discussion.”
Deaths from biscuits: Schools in Abuja community shut
A student said his principal asked them to go home as a way of paying respect to the dead pupils.
Plateau govt assures 834 new teachers of job security
The teachers will be posted to some of the Junior and Senior Secondary Schools in the state
Buhari assents to law extending Abuja’s 2017 budget
The Act amends the Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act 2017.
Paris Club refund: Niger govt releases N6.4 billion for LG workers’ salaries
The government says the payment of the workers’ salaries will re-position local administration for optimal growth.
Nigerian college students in violent protest; burn clinic, eight vehicles
“They burnt down our school clinic with two ambulances.”
Alleged N2 billion Fraud: Court admits evidence against ex-governor
The accused is being prosecuted by the EFCC.
How primary school pupils died in Abuja after eating biscuits
The FCT police spokesman says the police has opened an investigation into the incident,
Niger Assembly passes 2017 supplementary appropriation bill of N21.75 billion
With the approval of the extra budget, the size of the state’s 2017 budget is now N134.95 billion
I’ll not defect to APC – Ex-Niger Gov. Aliyu Babangida
“I had the opportunity of decamping to the APC when I led the G-7 Governors but did not do so because of my belief in the PDP.”
After accusing Suswam of fraud, Ortom reconciles with predecessor
The reconciliation held at a meeting convened by the paramount traditional ruler of their ethnic group, Tor Tiv.
Nasarawa Assembly passes Disability Rights Commission bill into law
The bill when signed into law by the state governor, Umaru Al-Makura, will protect the rights of disabled persons in the state.
Former Speaker, Attorney-General, 34,826 others, dump PDP, join APC
Among defectors are former Speaker Adamu Usman; and ex-AttorneyGeneral Abdullahi Wuse.
Judiciary workers begin indefinite strike in Nasarawa
The union’s grievances include non-conversion or promotion of workers who went for further studies legitimately for the past four years and the reduction of workers’ salaries to the tune of N4.7 million
Tertiary institutions begin indefinite strike in Nasarawa
The unions had earlier given an ultimatum.
Niger govt begins fertiliser supply to farmers in March
The government says it wants to ensure farmers start farming early this year.