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Benue residents endorse anti-grazing bill

Participants at public hearings say individuals, not the government, should establish ranches.

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Ilorin mayhem: Police arraign 11 suspects

Some residents of the town had said someone died in the clash.


UniJos students protest increase of school fees to N45,000

A student leader asked students not to pay the new fees.

Mr Samuel Galadima, the Plateau State Commissioner for Rural and Urban Development, who died on Wednesday in Jos during the Plateau State Monthly Keep-Fit-Training at the Stadium in Jos on Wednesday (22/3/17).
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Plateau govt declares three days mourning for commissioner that died while jogging

Samuel Galadima died while jogging on Wednesday.

Nigerian Police

Zaki Biam killings: Police deploy special units

Dozens of armed men stormed Zaki Ibiam market on Monday and killed many traders.

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Commissioner slumps, dies during physical exercise

A witness said the commissioner slumped at the stadium and was confirmed dead at the hospital.

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Herbalist who poisoned, clubbed brothers to death, to die by hanging

The convict struck his victims’ heads with a pestle after they refused to die from poison.


Students protest killing of colleague in Lafia

The student was killed by a car.

Meters being pole-mounted by JEDC

Consumers at daggers drawn with Jos Electricity Distribution Company over new service measures

A group of consumers held a protest march on February 16 to the headquarters of the company in Jos, and the Plateau State House of Assembly.

Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom [Photo credit:]

Why I ordered armed herdsmen out of Benue – Gov. Ortom

The governor says his duty is ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state. 

Cattle herd

Benue Killings: Protesters besiege National Assembly

The Vanguard Against Tiv Massacre said they were sick and tired of the senseless killings


Six Kogi Assembly PDP legislators defect to APC

PDP is now in minority in the House.


Lecturer allegedly slaps Students’ Union President

The Students Union wants the lecturer relieved of his position.


Government boarding school lacks electricity for four years – Principal

“It is difficult to explain how we have tried to cope without light,” the principal said.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo[Photo Credit: aitonnline tv]

Osinbajo writes Senate, requests extension of Abuja’s 2016 budget

“To meet its obligation and as permissible by the Constitution, the FCT 2016 Appropriation needs to be extended…”

Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom [Photo credit:]

Governor orders herdsmen out of Benue town after six killed in fresh attack

A local official said eight bodies had so far been recovered.

Rail tracks connecting Abuja - Kaduna

Abuja light rail project 90% completed – Minister

There are 13 railway bridges, 50 culverts, 15 flyover bridges and 9 pedestrian overpasses and bridges that are all 100 per cent completed.

Nigerian Police

IG deploys 350 armed police officers to Kaduna-Abuja road

“It is the civic responsibility of all citizens to provide adequate information to security agencies…”

Apo Six: Police officers being led by Prison officials

Apo Six: Igbo youth protest court judgement

The youth said a major suspect in the killings was set freeThe Igbo Youth Associations, Apo in FCT, on Friday staged a peaceful protest to FCT High Court and Ministry of Justice, decrying Thursday’s judgment on the Apo six case.

President Buhari arriving from London Friday

Buhari’s return excites Nigerians – Report

There are speculations in Nigeria that he had been unwell but the presidency has repeatedly dismissed the suggestions.

Plateau Gov. Simon Lalong [Photo:]

Plateau Governor accuses predecessor of squandering N2 billion empowerment loan

“The sum was meant to eradicate poverty among our youth, but nothing of such was done. I told the bank that I was not going to pay”

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Boy whose penis was cut off to get penis transplant

The penis transplant will not be done immediately, an official said.

House of Reps

Reps probe resettlement of Abuja indigenous people

Lawmakers say efforts to resettle the local population has been variously abused.

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

Police ‘arrest’ PDP chieftain for allegedly criticising Kogi governor – Lawyer

The governor said he “did not order the arrest of anyone”

The inauguration of James Ayatse as Tor Tiv, the paramount ruler of Tiv [Photo: Punch Newspaper]

Man who sat on Tor Tiv’s throne gets quick sentence; jailed four years

The court held that the convict was guilty of trespass and impersonation.