North Central

Nasarawa on map

PDP, APC youth clash in Nasarawa

Both sides vandalised billboards and property.

FILE PHOTO: Voters casting their vote (3)

Use 2015 elections to decide your future — Irish Envoy tells Nigerians

The ambassador urged Nigerians to be peaceful.

A prison cell used to illustrate the story

Benue judiciary sets up special courts to de-congest police cells

The special court sessions is to help deal with congested cells.

Babangida Aliyu

Why I made Speaker acting governor — Gov. Aliyu

The governor and his deputy would be out of the state at the same time.


PDP chieftain shot dead in Plateau, daughter injured

The deceased’s daughter was injured in the attack.

Nasarawa on map

2015. Political parties sign code of conduct in Nasarawa

The parties called on security agencies not to discriminate among them.

Former Nigeria`s, President Goodluck Jonathan

Don’t vote analogue politicians in digital age, Jonathan’s aide tells Nigerian youths

Aide says Jonathan is a “digital president.”

Niger Gov. Aliyu sidelines deputy, hands over to Assembly speaker

The development came as the Assembly speaker, an ally of the governor, walked out two lawmakers for defecting to APC, after declaring their seats vacant.

Gunmen kill 3, injure 7 in Plateau

The injured persons are currently being hospitalised.

Police alert residents of kidnap ring targeting children in Benue

The police urged guardians to take extra measure in the protection of children.

Nigeria Police Officers

Gunmen murder APC chieftain in Plateau – Police

Mr. Doro died on Monday.

Nasarawa Assembly holds crucial sitting on council officials

“Most chairmen have just settled down and are about to execute most of their projects.”

Don’t blame us for poor power supply in Abuja, Kogi, others – Electricity Company

“The AEDC is being allocated 11.5 per cent of total energy available daily for distribution to customers nationwide.”

Obey Supreme Court, keep Military out of elections – APC Campaign tells Nigerian govt.

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organization (APCPCO) has urged the federal government to obey the various decisions of the highest courts in the country, directing that the military and all armed personnel be kept out of the nation’s election processes. “Following recent calls by our Presidential Candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman of […]

Abuja electricity coy ​blames allocation shortfall for​poor power supply

The average daily allocation to the company from February 1 to February 13 was 290 megawatts.

I didn’t send my deputy away from exco meetings — Governor Aliyu

Mr. Ibeto defected to APC from PDP, his boss’ party.

Kwara asks police to prosecute political thugs

Kwara says increase in political violence as the general elections approach has created serious security challenges

APC raises alarm over police siege on home of Buhari’s Campaign spokesman

The APC calls on those who sent the armed security personnel to Garba’s residence to immediately order their withdrawal and tell Nigerians what he has done to warrant such harassment.

Angry youth burn 7 suspected ritualists in Benue

The suspected ritualists allegedly killed a child.

Gender-​based violence​ ​obstacle to development – ​​​Nigeria Rights Chief​

The Nigerian society tolerates gender based violence.

Jonah Jang

Plateau retirees protest non-payment of pension

The pensioners say the Plateau State government owes them an accumulated debt of N4 billion.

Warring communities in Plateau reconcile, ​buy ​grains for victims

The reconciliation was initiated by the National Orientation Agency.

Security officials intercept trailer load of arms in Jos

the arms were transported in a private trailer and was intercepted by a traffic police officer on duty.

Gunmen kidnap ex-Plateau governor, Joshua Dariye’s father

The victim was abducted at his residence in Mushere, Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Kwara State map

​P​olice impound vehicle carrying ammunition at border community in Kwara

The truck was allegedly coming from Burkina Faso.