North Central

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

Ortom swears in first female HoS in Benue

The governor urges the new HoS to be committed to her duties.

Almost 50 tricycles damaged as Protesting 'Keke Napep' Drivers Ground activities in parts of Abuja

Suspected tricycle operators raze VIO office

An official explains possible reasons for last week’s violence.

Nasarawa State

UPDATED: Two killed, 37 injured in Nasarawa gas explosion

The government says it will steps to unravel the cause of the tragedy.

Kogi poly rector bows to pressure, resigns

The embattled official resigned on Friday, the polytechnic’s spokesman says

Kogi State Map

Kogi sets up camps for flood victims

“We thank government for providing water, but we need food, mosquitoes nets, light and a clinic.”

University of Abuja

University of Abuja suspends SUG election indefinitely over violence

Some students laud the decision of the Abuja university.

Abuja on map

Abuja Tremor: Minister suspends mining, quarrying, borehole drilling in affected areas

“I felt it on my feet. I was sitting down and I felt the ground was moving in my feet,” an Abuja resident said.

Almost 50 tricycles damaged as Protesting 'Keke Napep' Drivers Ground activities in parts of Abuja

Several tricycles damaged as ‘Keke Napep’ drivers protest in Abuja

About 50 tricycles were damaged in the melee.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

Benue gets first female Head of Service

Mrs Onyeke was until her appointment a permanent secretary in the office of the deputy governor.

Senate President Bukola Saraki and David Mark.

2019: PDP North-central leaders want consensus candidate

Bukola Saraki, David Mark and Jonah Jang are all from the North-central.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello. [Photo credit: Daily Post]

Niger govt pays youth volunteers N1.2 billion in three years

The volunteers handle sanitation issues and controls traffic, among other duties in the state.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Kwara farmers yet to pay N227 million loan – BOA

The bank says it disbursed N895 million to the farmers in 46 years.

Plateau State on map used to illustrate the story

Gunmen kill two in fresh Barkin Ladi, Plateau violence

Soldiers have been deployed to the site of Tuesday’s killings.

Kogi State Map

64 Kogi communities flooded — Official

One persons loses his life in the deluge.

Nigerian police force

Police officer beheaded in Jos

The incident occurred on Saturday.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Radio Kwara staff shut down station

The staff say the station lacks operational equipment and welfare package.

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

Kogi to establish technical colleges in 21 LGAs

The government says the colleges will bring technical and vocational skills acquisition closer to grassroots.


Gunmen kill five persons at Plateau mining site

The police say the dead bodies have been released to the families of the victims for burial.

VIO officials

Abuja VIO generates N1bn revenue in first half 2018

“Impounding or seizure of vehicles does not make up to 10 per cent of the agency’s revenue.”

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello. [Photo credit: Daily Post]

Niger pays N2.6 billion as retirement benefits to 1,599 pensioners

Out of the figure 456 pensioners were for the state, while 1,143 belonged to the local governments.

PDP kicks as Plateau Assembly again extends tenure of local govt chairpersons

It is the fifth time the tenure of the council administrators was being extended

23 Kwara lawmakers deny taking bribes to defect to PDP

The lawmakers are alleged to have each collected N15 million.

Kogi State Map

Thugs disrupt governing council meeting in Kogi Poly

The rector has reportedly been accused of high-handedness and gross misconduct.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

2019: PDP will sweep polls in Kwara — Gov. Ahmed

Mr Ahmed rejoined the PDP in July

Plateau tertiary institutions commence indefinite strike

The action comes following the end of a seven-day ultimatum.