North Central

Kwara State Governor Elect, Abdulrazak-Abdul-rahmon (Photo Credit:

Kwara govt introduces new tax, ID cards for Okada riders

An official also said all factions of Okada unions in the state would henceforth wear a single uniform.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Father of 4 killed in Jos shooting

Witnesses say the deceased was shot “for no reason.”

Civil defence officials used to illustrate the story

Four NSCDC officers kidnapped in Kogi

The NSCDC officers were kidnapped in Alo-Offoke community on the Itobe-Ayingba road on their way to Makurdi for a promotion exam.

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom

Court jails herder one year for open grazing

Aliyu Jedi was convicted of violating the laws against open grazing in Benue.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum [PHOTO:]

Borno ‘ready to provide 50,000 able-bodied persons’ to help Boko Haram fight – Zulum

The governor said Nigeria needs 100,000 more troops to defeat Boko Haram

Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Gov. Abdulrasaq sacks managers of Herald newspaper, Radio Kwara, State TV

The affected media organisations include, The Herald newspaper, Radio Kwara and Kwara Television Service.

Police officers used to illustrate the story (Photo Credit:

Police arrest 12 suspects over perm sec’s abduction

The perm sec, Jibril Giza, was abducted on February 16 and regained his freedom on February 18.

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

Gov. Lalong inaugurates 11-member justice reform committee

The review is part of the state government’s efforts to implement the Administration of Criminal Justice Law.

FRSC Officials on duty

Road accident claims six lives in Niger

The sector commander attributed the accident to brake failure, loss of control, speed violation and failed roads.

Federal Medical Center (FMC), Jabi, Abuja.

Resident doctors decry assault on member at Abuja hospital

Mr Arome said that the assault was committed on Saturday when the doctor on call was discharging his duty.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Gunmen kidnap Perm. Sec. in Nasarawa – Police

The permanent secretary was abducted by gunmen from his residence at Shabu, a suburb of Lafia at about 12:40 a.m.

University of Abuja main entrance [[Photo: University Website]

26 bag first class as UniAbuja holds 24th convocation

The university will also confer honorary degrees to some individuals including the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, for his exemplary leadership.

Despite campaigns, logging, charcoal business thrive in North-central Nigeria – Survey

Indiscriminate felling of trees for charcoal production is thriving in in the North-Central in spite of government’s campaigns

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello

TSA: Kogi to probe suspended VC, rector, others

The state government had earlier announced the suspension of the top officials for alleged disregard of the TSA policy.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

Kogi uncovers 1,000 unregistered private schools

The government says it is working round the clock to ensure the schools operate according to standard.

Nigeria Police officers

Police rescue four kidnapped victims in Abuja

The victims were rescued from a notorious kidnappers’ den located at Sauni Hills, Lambata, along the boundary between Abuja and Niger State.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

Gov. Bello suspends VC, Rector for disobeying directive on TSA

The Vice Chancellor of Kogi State University and the Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic due to their non-compliance with the TSA policy of the state government.

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello

Gov. Bello commiserates with victims of bandits attack

The attack by bandits on motorcycles led to the death of three persons and left many injured.

Kogi State Map

One dead, three injured as fire guts Kogi settlement

He said that the victims, apart from being rendered homeless, had lost cash and personal effects worth millions of Naira.

Benue on map

Police confirm abduction of supermarket owner in Benue

The police said the businessman was kidnapped on Saturday.

Kogi State Map

Kogi confirms nine cases of Lassa fever, four deaths

Out of the 31 suspected cases of Lassa fever, one was probable, 17 negative, nine confirmed, while five had pending laboratory results.

Kogi Polytechnic to hold convocation for five sets of graduates

The Rector, who assumed office 11 months ago, said the last convocation of the institution took place five years ago.

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state

Plateau to establish community police — Gov. Lalong

Governor Lalong said the state would establish community policing, using “indigenous options”

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

INEC to conduct Kwara Assembly by-election March 14

The member representing Patigi Constituency in the House, Ahmed Rufai, died in December.

Pupils during the feeding programme

FG flags off school feeding programme in Abuja

The program is targeting about 120,300 pupils, who will be drawn from 626 public primary schools across the six Area Councils of the FCT.