North Central

Two police officers killed by gunmen in Nasarawa

The slain officer were ambushed while on duty.

Abuja community, Kango, agrees to end violence against women

Group reaches out to communities to end domestic violence.

Group writes Nigeria’s 26 political parties on transparent polls

The group asks parties warning them against impunity and asking them to obey the provisions of Code of Conduct for Political Parties.

Jonah Jang

Plateau yet to feel Jonathan’s impact despite 1 million votes in 2011 – PDP chieftain

A group lambasts Mr. Jang for lawlessness in handling state matters.

tanko Al-Makura

Voter Card: INEC warns staff against shoddy exercise in Nasarawa

Collection desks will be opened at the local government headquarters affected by the recent crisis in the state to ensure that displaced persons are not disenfranchised.

Jonah Jang

Plateau teachers protest financial autonomy for LGAs

The teachers want state governments to take over primary schools.

Kwara govt accuses PDP of attacking governor’s convoy

State Government lodges complaint with the State Police Command.

Soldiers threaten to shoot FIRS officials over sealed hotel

The FIRS was carrying out a nationwide shutdown of tax defaulting companies.

Permanent Voter Cards

INEC provides alternatives centres for displaced people in Nasarawa

The distribution of voter cards will commence on November 28 and 30.

tanko Al-Makura

Al-Makura approves new pay for corps members

Mr. Al-Makura increased the allowance or corps members in the state from N2, 000 to N5, 000.

Plateau PDP receives 61 returnee members

The returnees include a factional chairman of the state APC, Amos Gombi.

tanko Al-Makura

Nasarawa APC berates PDP over communal crises

APC says PDP lacks moral right to accuse the state government of abetting the crisis

Nasarawa Police arrest 38 in two months

The police thanked members of the public and the press for providing useful information which resulted in the arrests of the suspects.

Zoning has succeeded in Niger – Babangida Aliyu

“If not for the zoning arrangement, maybe I wouldn’t be governor today.”

Danladi,Taraba Acting Governor, appoints SSG

The Acting Governor of Taraba, Abubakar Danladi, has appointed, Timothy Kataps, as Secretary to the State Government.

Gunmen attack Nasarawa PDP chairman, seize car

The Nasarawa PDP says the chairman was attacked as he stopped over to buy fruits around Kado estate.

CAN demands punishment for soldier who stabbed man to death in Plateau

The Christian Association of Nigeria demands punishment for the killer soldier.

tanko Al-Makura

Nasarawa Crisis: Security stepped up in Lafia as military quells fresh unrest

The town was rocked with violence clashes on Sunday and Monday.

rape victim

HIV-positive man rapes lover’s 2 daughters

Mr. Kajo stated that the medical examination further revealed that the accused was HIV positive and had been on drugs.

Nasarawa PDP alleges conspiracy between APC, judiciary

PDP would ensure “misrule” ends by February 2015 when the people of the state would vote the governor and APC out of office.

FEC approves N56.2bn for infrastructure development in Abuja

The approvals were based on five memoranda presented to the council by the Minister of FCT.

Gravedigger shot dead in Plateau

A second victim was only injured.

Jonah Jang

Plateau PDP disqualifies 4 House of Assembly aspirants

The decision was taken to sanitise the party of questionable characters.

tanko Al-Makura

Al-Makura’s aide murdered, not armed robbery – Brother

“Why would they choose to shoot only him and leave others travelling with him.”

As Jang owes teachers, NLC threatens not to support his anointed candidate

Jonah Jang’s administration hasn’t paid teachers in the state for seven months.