North Central

Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom

Benue to demolish 300 houses contravening laws

Most of the affected structures were built on water channels says an official.

Bukola Saraki, Senate President

PDP members hold rally for Saraki

The party members marched through all the streets in Kaiama, the headquarters of the local council.

Adams Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole speaks on Saraki’s presidential declaration

Mr Oshiomhole says ‘reclaiming’ Kwara from Mr Saraki is a task that must be accomplished.

Abuja on map

Abuja approves 140 new schools

The approval brings the total number to 572.


Eight killed in attack on Plateau communities – Police

The attacks occurred in Abonong and Zayit villages of Foron District in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area.

EFCC operative used to illustrate the story

Court fixes date on suit challenging EFCC’s powers to probe Benue govt

The state had taken the EFCC to court over investigations into its finances.

Kogi State Map

2019: Former Oyo military administrator joins Kogi guber race

Mr Usman promised that Kogi under his leadership would witness accelerated development.

At Alsarudeen Elementary School Osogbo, feeding time with vendors serving

FG trains 2, 746 vendors for school feeding programme in Nasarawa

The programme is aimed at providing succour to boast the health needs of students in public schools.


Nasarawa 2019: APGA denies coalition with any party

Its national scribe explained that APGA was not part of the PDP coalition with other political parties.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

EFCC took two years to act on my 2016 petition against Ortom – Tsav

The petitioner accuses Benue officials of siphoning hundreds of millions of naira.

UNILORIN entrance

Unilorin earmarks 5,000 hectares of land for commercial farming

The VC said the university had begun the process of accessing loan facilities of about N2 billion.

Kogi State Map

Kogi Inland Revenue Service denies diverting N3bn

The director said that the last time Dangote Group remitted as much as N1 billion to the KIRS was in 2016.

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

Kogi Inland Revenue speaks on N3 billion diversion

The agency was alleged to have diverted the money after receiving it from Dangote Cement and its subsidiaries operating in the state.

Nasarawa on map

Suspected armed robbers attack Journalists in Nasarawa

The journalists were attacked on Nassarawa-Eggon/Akwanga road while returning from an official engagement

Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor [picture: Independent Newspapers Nigeria]

Ortom To Akume: Showcase your achievements, leave me alone

“It is wrong for anyone to claim that he made me governor and could unseat me,” Mr Ortom fumes.

Bukola Saraki and Abdulfatah-Ahmed

Saraki’s loyalists insist they remain Kwara APC leaders

The dissolved executive officials petitioned the police commissioner.

Traffic gridlock used to illustrate the story

Why Okene-Lokoja highway gridlock persists – FRSC

The gridlock has been on for three days.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Aide abandons Gov. Ahmed, remains in APC

Govenror Ahmed and Bukola Saraki recently defected to the PDP.


I won’t change, repeal Benue’s anti-grazing law – APC governorship aspirant

The aspirant was a member of the House of Representatives.


Gunmen kill security guard, Plateau Assembly Speaker’s driver

Two other people were injured and receiving treatment.

Residents demolish criminal hideouts to avert religious crisis in Plateau community

A clash between groups of hoodlums on Tuesday almost ignited an inter-religious violence in the area

Nigerian Police on patrol

Father of gang-rape victim protests release of suspects

The woman has been delivered of a baby girl.

Otedola area crash scene, Lagos 15-11-12

Three people burnt to death in Kogi accident

The Okene-Lokoja-Abuja highway is classified among the deadliest road corridors in Nigeria.

Millenium Park, Abuja

Eid-el-Kabir: Abuja fun seekers defy rain, besiege Millennium Park

“It is Sallah, and we also need to catch fun, that is why we are here.”

Permanent Voter Cards

No collection of PVCs by proxy – INEC

Says more than 80 percent of newly registered voters are yet to collect their PVCs in Plateau State.