North Central

Benue State House of Assembly

INEC presents certificate of return to new Benue lawmaker

Joseph Boko was recently declared winner of the 2015 state House of Assembly election for Kwande constituency.

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed

Autocrash: Lai Mohammed speaks on death of Kwara APC members in autocrash

The official pays a courtesy call on the families of the decreased.

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura

Al-Makura presents N13.9bn supplementary budget to Nasarawa lawmakers

About N10.9 billion is to be set aside for capital projects, N3 billion for recurrent expenses.

Ballot boxes used to illustrate the story.

Kwara by-election: APC’s Olawuyi who defeated Saraki’s candidate speaks

Tunji Olawuyi said his success is victory for Kwarans

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Saraki, Gov. Ahmed react to Kwara by-election won by APC

The election is a test of the two major political parties’ strength in Kwara ahead of the 2019 elections.

Lagos High court

Businessman,61, jailed three years for raping 8-year old girl

Convict also ordered to pay N20, 000 to the victim’s family for her hospital bills.

Social Democratic Party, SDP, logo

SDP gets one House of Reps member, says more expected

Party says Ahmed Abu defected from the APC.

Court

Court remands minor for stealing from Nigerian university

The teenager and one other boy still at large conspired, entered into the generator house of a hostel and stole some items.

Abuja on map

Abuja designs four new districts, to provide 5,000 plots

Over 1,500 uncollected Certificates of Occupancy exist in Abuja.

Nigerian Police helicopter

Police deny using helicopter to convey cash in Kwara

The police speak on what the helicopter was in Kwara for.

JABI building collapse

Why four-storey building collapsed in Abuja – Panel

The panel calls for appropriate disciplinary measures against indicted officers.

EFCC operative used to illustrate the story

Alleged N1.2bn fraud: Court remands former college provost in prison

The accused were remanded in prison custody.

The suspected cultists

How I was lured into cultism in university – Graduate

The 25-year old suspect was paraded by soldiers in Jos

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

Kogi govt commences payment of four months’ salary to workers

The table payment would hold in nine centres for workers in Lokoja, while it would hold in designated centres in all senatorial districts for out-station workers.

Nigeria_Plateau

Plateau crises claim 1,801 lives in seven years — Report

About 50,212 persons were displaced by the crises in 115 communities.

Abuja quary facility located in Kubwa Extension II Residential Area

Agency establishes stations to monitor tremor/earthquake in Abuja

Earth tremors recently occurred twice in Mpape and Maitama Districts of the federal capital.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

By-election: Kwara governor alleges influx of strangers, redeployment of police DPO

Mr Ahmed declared that the state is under siege.

FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello

Restriction order on activities of scavengers still in force – FCTA

The secretariat says the ‘baban bolas’ are to remain within designated dump sites.

Simon-Lalong-Plateau

Lalong, Useni, 19 others jostle for Plateau governorship

279 candidates were cleared to contest election into the 24 Plateau constituencies.

Nigerian police force

Two killed in fresh Plateau attack

The deceased were vegetable sellers killed while returning from a farm.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Pix: Daily Post Nigeria]

Buhari mourns Nasarawa traditional ruler

Hassan Abubakar II, the Emir of Nasarawa, died Thursday.

Pupils during the feeding programme

FG to commence feeding of 120,000 Abuja school pupils January

The pupils will be fed once daily with meals containing the six required nutrients from primary 1 to 3.

Earthquake Photo credit: BBC

Abuja Earth tremors won’t lead to earthquake – Expert

Tremors hit Abuja twice recently.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Wife kills husband, three kids, self

“The woman was seen with a pestle trying to smash her husband’s car. No one knows the cause of their frequent fights.”

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello

Lecturers begin strike in Niger over retirement age, others

The lecturers says more than 100 of their colleagues have left their jobs without any replacement.