North Central


Some Abuja residents to experience power disruption Saturday, Sunday – AEDC

Mr Fadipe said that the areas to be affected by the interruption, which would commence from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., include Wuse Zone 1-7, Maitama and some parts of Kano.

Salome Abuh, prominent PDP women leader in Kogi East [Photo: Facebook - Idoko Ameh]

Kogi PDP Women Leader’s death: Police parade six suspects

Mrs Abuh was killed on November 18 by suspected thugs celebrating the outcome of November 16 governorship election in the state.

Ibrahim Babangida University. [Photo credit: Guardian Newspaper]

IBB varsity gets new VC

Adamu Kasim takes over from Nasiru Maiturare.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

12 killed in Niger car accident

The accident involved 103 people: 55 female, 40 male, eight children, five adults.

UNILORIN gate used to illustrate the story.

UNILORIN, firm sign 21-year land lease agreement

The farm project is to produce “improved crop varieties with high yielding cash crops such as maize, soya beans and cashew.”

Offa Polythecnic

Offa Poly sanctions official indicted in PREMIUM TIMES’ investigation

The former departmental head was indicted for extortion.

Nasarawa on map

Nasarawa subsidises health services at specialist hospital with N240 million monthly – CMD

He said that the money was being utilised in subsidising free medical services, especially for pregnant women, children under five years as well as the aged.

Benue on map

ICPC arraigns two Benue officials for alleged N4.8 billion fraud

Stephen Amase and Manger Emmanuel were charged with diverting public funds into private use.

Rice Farmers Photo Credit: Agro Nigeria

Rice farmers union recovers N35 million FG loan in Niger

The CBN ABP is a programme that provides farm inputs – in kind and cash (for farm labour) to smallholder rice farmers to boost their production.

Unijos school gate used to illustrate the story. (IPPIS)

UniJos graduates 11,431 students, 74 first-class, 97 PhDs

The total comprises 3, 385 undergraduate graduands for 2016/2017 session, 3,638 for undergraduates for 2017/2018 session and 2260 graduands from affiliated institutions

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Police arrest farmer for allegedly killing cattle herder

The police said that on December 5 at about 18:30 hours, the cattle of Umaru Abubakar, a cattle rearer, entered and caused mischief in the farm of the suspect

Abdullahi Sule, Governor of Nassarawa State

Gov. Sule, Al-Makura deny rift over alleged N18 billion inherited debts

The Nasarawa governor and his predecessor addressed journalists in Abuja to deny the alleged rift.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello [Photo Credit: The News Nigeria]

Alleged double registration: Kogi gov to know fate January 20

The SDP candidate in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi, Natasha Akpoti, challenged the governor’s eligibility to run in the election.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello [Photo Credit: The News Nigeria]

Gov. Bello presents 2020 Appropriation Bill of N176.123 bn to Kogi Assembly

The budget is made up of N78.969 billion recurrent expenditure N97.153 billion capital expenditure.

Abdullahi Sule, Governor of Nassarawa State

Nasarawa gov proposes N100.5bn budget for 2020

The budget is made up of N56.8 billion recurrent expenditure and N43.8 billion capital expenditure.


EFCC arraigns ex-VC over N70 million fraud

Emmanuel Kucha, a professor, allegedly collected the money as bribe in the course of performing his official duties.

FRSC officials on duty used to illustrate the story.

One dies in Minna road accident

The deceased was riding a motorcycle without light and ran into the articulated truck parked on Western Bypass Minna.

Nigeria Police officers

Abduction: Police confirm release of Abuja monarch

Ibrahim Pada was abducted by gunmen on November 27 at his residence.

Bukola Saraki

UPDATED: Court orders interim forfeiture of Saraki’s Ilorin home

The order by Justice Rilwan Aikawa followed an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello [Photo Credit: The News Nigeria]

Governor Yahaya Bello fires senior aides

The affected officials are special advisers, senior special assistants and special assistants to the governor.

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Gov. Lalong]

Plateau Governorship: Appeal Court upholds Lalong’s re-election, dismisses Useni’s petition

Plateau governor hails judgment as a validation of the will of the people.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

Senate probes delay in takeoff of power-producing areas commission

A lawmaker explains how over N600 million was budgeted for the commission in three years.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

Appeal Court upholds Ortom’s election as Benue governor

Mr Jime and the APC had approached the appellate court to challenge the October 7 decision of the Benue State election tribunal.

Dino Melaye (PDP, Kogi West)

Kogi West: Melaye seeks postponement of supplementary poll

Mr Melaye had earlier filed a petition over the conduct of the November 16 election.

Abuja City Gate

Gunmen kidnap traditional ruler in Abuja

The police in Abuja confirmed the kidnap of the traditional ruler.