North Central

Governor Abubakar Bello

Niger Govt releases N77 million to complete collapsed bridge

The bridge collapsed in 2017 while an alternative diversion created got flooded during a heavy rain on Thursday.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police arrest five for ‘impregnating’ mentally challenged

A police officer says the matter is being investigated

Permanent Voter Cards

300,000 PVCs yet to be collected in Kwara – INEC

The commission says it will use bulk SMS to inform registered voters to come for the cards.

Traders reconstructing their temporary shops at Jos Main Market

Petty traders defy death trap, return to building after fire incident

Most of the traders are small scale traders who squeeze into spaces to transact their petty businesses.

Federal University of Technology

Sex-for-Mark Scandal: Another Nigerian university dismisses randy lecturer

The dismissal was approved during the University Council’s 131st meeting.

Asokoro district hospital

Cholera: Abuja records seven deaths in four communities – Official

An official says the cases ”fit into the definition cases of cholera”.

Kogi State Map

APC wins Kogi by-election

About 19,960 votes from 17 polling units were cancelled.

Bukola Saraki and Abdulfatah-Ahmed

Saraki, Ahmed’s Defection: Kwara PDP sets up harmonisation committee

Governor Ahmed said the PDP is now a stronger and bigger family.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Nigerian undergraduate stabbed to death by fellow student

The student was killed while trying to separate a fight.

File photo of Gov. Ortom briefs President Buhari on security situation in Benue

Impeachment: Benue Court rules on Ortom’s suit against lawmakers August 15

The governor sued eight members of the House of Assembly to halt alleged move to impeach him.

Lai Mohammed

How we’ll rescue Kwara from Saraki’s grip – Lai Mohammed

The minister says he is not running for any elective office in 2019

The exterior of the train

FCTA announces fares for Abuja train service

Announcement marks end of one month of free ride on the train

Accident scene

11 killed in auto crash in Niger

The accident occurred at about 5.30 a.m. along Maje-Dikko road km 6, at NNPC Sharp corner, Suleja.

Electricity prepaid meters used to illustrate the story.

AEDC begins installation of 222,728, meters in FCT, Kogi, Nasararwa, Niger

The company says DisCos are not benefiting from estimated billing.+-

Federal College of Education, Pankshin [Photo: Punch Newspaper]

Nigerian college expels two students for possessing firearms

The school describes the duo as ex-convicts.

L-R: Chairman, Board of Directors, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Ambassador Shehu Malami, Managing Director/CEO, AEDC, Engr. Ernest Mupwaya, AEDC Board member, Alhaji Ahmad Maiyaki, representative of Chairman of Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Dr. Shittu Shaibu, representative of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mrs. Briskilla Sapke and representative of the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Power, Mr. Daniel Madubike, during the Flag-Off Ceremony of Phase 2 of AEDC's Mass Metering Project, at Citec Estate in Abuja, on Wednesday, 08/08/2018.

Fashola commissions second phase of mass metering project around Abuja

The project entails the deployment of 222,728 pre-paid meters.

Niger Speaker, Ahmed Marafa

Four men chanting ‘one term only’ at Niger Speaker arrested, docked

They were also accused of throwing stones at the politician.

A truck used to illustrate the story [Photo:]

Police speak on Abuja truck drivers protest

The police say no one was shot.

File photo of Gov. Ortom briefs President Buhari on security situation in Benue

EFCC ‘freezes Benue government accounts’ – Official

Salaries of workers and pensioners are now trapped in at least three bank accounts run by the state, an official said.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

APC no longer serves the interest of Kwara people – Gov. Ahmed

Mr Ahmed and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, recently dumped APC for PDP

Nigeria Police

Police arrest kidnappers of Kogi monarch, cleric

The monarch and priest were abducted on July 24.

Police on patrol

Fresh attack claims two in Plateau — Police

The state police spokesperson, Tyopev Terna, confirms the incident.

Electricity Meter

AEDC to deploy 222,728 pre-paid meters to consumers

The deployment begins on Wednesday.

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello

2019: I’ve no plan to leave APC – Niger Governor

“We demonstrated through completion of abandoned and uncompleted projects by past administration that government is about the people.”

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura

Nasarawa APC endorses Buhari for second term

Gov. Al Makura says the gale of impeachment will not reach the state