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Nigeria Police Force

FCT police parade 49 suspects over alleged robbery, kidnapping

An official lists the number of arrests made in recent weeks.

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq [Photo: Daily Post Nigeria]

Kwara receives N3.5 billion as federal allocation

The allocation, which is for the month of October, is short of N681,499,217.53.

Simon Achuba, Kogi state Deputy Governor [Photo: Vanguard News]

Kogi deputy governor impeached

Simon Achuba has been in a fierce political confrontation with Governor Yahaya Bello for several months.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

How vigilante group tortured debtor to death over N3,000 – Police

A fellow trader had accused John Yakubu of owing him N3,000

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Unilorin tackles suicide prevalence on campus

An expert listed some of the reasons behind the increase in suicide to include bio-psychosocial reasons, social media effect, which leads to reduced physical engagement.

FILE: FRSC on an accident site [Photo credit: Instagram: @frscnigeria]

Road crashes claim 351 lives in three Northern central states

A total of 2,413 persons were injured in the accidents that took place in Benue, Nasarawa and Plateaus States in nine months.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

Kogi 2019: 45 parties adopt Yahaya Bello as candidate

The coalition also included 18 political parties that had earlier voluntarily withdrawn from the election to brighten the chances of Mr Bello in the election

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INEC recruits 81 physically-challenged persons for Kogi election

The physically-challenged persons will serve as ad hoc staff during the November 16 governorship poll.

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Floods destroy 2,714 houses, claim 10 lives in Niger

A total of 21, 223 people were affected by the floods in 20 local government areas with 123 communities submerged.

Abdullahi Sule, Governor of Nassarawa State

NUJ Chairman, 14 others nominated as Commissioners in Nasarawa State

The commissioner-nominees include the Chairman of the state council of NUJ, Dogo Shammah.

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

Yahaya Bello appoints new Chief of Staff, others

Mr Asuku takes over from Edward Onoja who the governor has picked as his running mate at the upcoming November 16 governorship poll in the state

Governor AGovernor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello. [Photo credit: Daily Post]bubakar Sani Bello. [Photo credit: Daily Post]

Niger gets $6m World Bank grant to support out-of-school children

The official says the programme would be implemented in 15 out of the 25 local government areas of the state with high rate of out-of school children.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

Your support will be rewarded, Yahaya Bello assures support groups

Mr Bello is seeking a second term in office in the November 16 governorship election.

Abdullahi Sule, Governor of Nassarawa State

Nasarawa declares free education for physically-challenged students

The official said that government had directed all heads of the institutions to ensure compliance, added that the institution’s management had consequently stopped collecting registration fees from all the physically-challenged students.

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

Kogi Governorship Poll: Governor Bello sued over ‘double registration’

Ms Akpoti is asking the court to compel INEC to prosecute Mr Bello for double registration as a voter.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari writes Senate, seeks approval of N10 billion refund to Kogi

Mr Buhari asked the Senate to approve the issuance of a promissory note to Kogi State government for projects done on behalf of the Federal Government.

Chief Judge of FCT High Court, Ishaq Bello.

FCT judiciary disposed 13,961 during 2018/2019 legal year – CJ

The CJ says there were 30,582 cases brought before the courts with 16,396 carried over from 2017/2018 legal year.

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Police arrest 23-year-old man for allegedly killing stepmother in Nasarawa

The police say the suspect allegedly committed the act at about 11 p.m. on Friday at Ungwan-Yakubu, Agyaragu village, in Obi Local Government Area of the state

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

ECOWAS court orders prosecution of Benue mass killing perpetrators

ECOWAS court says Nigerian government breached its obligation to investigate the human rights violations that occurred.

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

Certification: Kogi teachers write professional exam

About 1,520 teachers are writing the exam that would qualify them as professionals.

Governor Yahaya Bello hails judgement sacking Melaye, congratulates Adeyemi

Mr Yahaya Bello praises the judiciary for being “unbiased, independent and impartial.”

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Nigerian Army arrests suspected killers of five soldiers in Plateau

The commander of OPSH said that the suspects had killed five soldiers in two different attacks in 2018 and 2019.

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Ochanya: Benue government re-arraigns lecturer accused of raping late minor

Mr Ogbuja was arraigned over alleged sexual abuses of the late Miss Ochanya during a period of over five years which resulted in her death.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Gunmen kill one, abduct NSCDC officer, two children in Abuja

The gunmen killed a community vigilante and whisked away a NSCDC officer with his two children.

Kwara Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Gov. Abdulrazaq presents six additional commissioner-nominees to Kwara Assembly

Mr Abdulrasaq had earlier on September 17 presented four female commissioner-nominees to the Assembly.