North Central

Nigeria Police Patrol

Herdsmen leaving Benue ‘in their numbers’ – Police Commissioner

Additional mobile police units ​are expected ​from Asaba and Abakaliki to​ help​ quell the crisis​.​

Professor Mahmud Yakubu, INEC chairman

30 candidates vie for six chairmanship slots in FCT election

INEC says card readers will be used in the March 19 poll

James Ocholi

What I discussed with Minister James Ocholi before deadly car crash – Dino Melaye

The senator says Mr. Ocholi’s death has created a big vacuum in Nigeria.

Lassa Fever: FCTA to fumigate Abuja

The FCTA will also give bail out to area councils for salary arrears.

Digital broadcasting in Nigeria will create 15,000 jobs – Lai Mohammed

The minister says the federal government was working towards meeting the June 17 deadline.

Agatu people triggered crisis by killing 10,000 of our cattle – Fulani community leader

The Police IG visits Benue where hundreds were reportedly killed in fighting between herdsmen and farmers.

Agatu Massacre: Nigeria deploys troops; to ban cattle from villages, cities

The government says the killing of farmers by herdsmen is no longer acceptable.


Plateau immunizes 700,000 children against polio

No polio case ​has been ​recorded in Nigeria in the last 17 months​.​

Lassa fever

Lassa fever kills 8 in Plateau – Health Commissioner

“Lassa fever is transmitted through the urine and excreta of a rat.”

Mystery deaths in Abuja community caused by food poisoning — Health board

Thirteen people died and 10 survived the bacterial infection.

High court

Court jails labourers for stealing tubers of yam

The convicts could not pay fines and were taken to Kuje Prisons.

Suspected typhoid fever, dysentery kills 13 in Abuja

FCT healthcare official said of the 14 affected people, 13 died.

Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello

Kogi gets new SSG, accountant-general, 20 advisers

Mr. Bello also appoints five special assistants for the deputy governor

INEC voter's Reg

INEC reverses self on Kogi election, declares PDP winner of senatorial seat

However the commission maintains its decision to declare the election in Kogi East Senatorial district as inconclusive.


APC wins re-run elections in Plateau

The election in Pankshin South was a close contest.

Professor Mahmud Yakubu, INEC chairman

INEC suspends election in Langtang South state constituency

INEC says elections for Pankshin North/South constituencies would hold Saturday.

PHOTO NEWS: New Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, meets Buhari

Mr. Bello, 42, is Nigeria’s youngest governor and the fourth democratically elected in the state.

Valentine’s Day: Foundation distributes 500,000 condoms in Abuja

AHF conducts free HIV test, gives free drugs


Man remanded in prison for stealing jean trousers

Magistrate adjourns hearing till February 20

former Senate President, David Mark

Bayelsa Gov. Dickson, in Benue, campaigns for David Mark

The governor asks the people not to allow outsiders to determine who represents them in the Senate

Long-Gomia of Shendam is dead

Palace to announce death of the monarch “in due course”

Kogi Assembly ratifies Simeon Achuba as deputy governor

Governor Yayaha Bello was sworn in on January 27 without a deputy