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Kwara State map

Kwara South elders urge APC to zone Speaker position to North district

The elders note that the remaining two districts of the state will occupy the elective positions of governor and deputy governor.

Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor [picture: Independent Newspapers Nigeria]

Benue govt imposes curfew on Katsina-Ala

The curfew is part of efforts to restore peace and ensure the security of lives and property in that part of the state

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

Address workers’ salaries, pension arrears, CAN urges Kogi governor

CAN also appealed to the governor to address the issues of judiciary staff who are on strike.

Doctors attending to patients used to illustrate the story

Benue teaching hospital cuts prices for key medical services

Hip replacement surgery is N60,000 and a session of dialysis is N15,000.

Cross section of IDPs

Nasarawa Attacks: NEMA takes headcount of IDPs

An official says the exercise was aimed at bringing succour to affected persons.

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom

How Pastor Adeboye helped in my electoral victory – Ortom

Two governors spoke at a programme of the RCCG led by Pastor Adeboye.

FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello

Officials raid Abuja night club, arrest 34 strippers

An official says preliminary investigation showed that the nude dancers were from wealthy homes.

Benue State University

Benue varsity to investigate death of two students in River Benue

The students drowned in the river on April 5 while swimming.

Nasarawa State

17 killed in Nasarawa community — House of Assembly

The attack occurred on Sunday.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

Governor Bello declares for second term

The electoral commission has slated the elections for November.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Easter: Police to deploy 1,350 personnel in Niger

The Force says it will deploy its personnel to churches and recreational centres.

Femi Gbajabiamila

North Central Reps Reject Gbajabiamila as Speaker, Present Candidate

The lawmakers vowed to go ahead with the contest and present John Dyegh as their consensus candidate.

Voters voting at the Nomadic Primary School, Polling Unit , at Tudun-Fulani , during the FCT Area Council at Bwari Area Council in Abuja on Saturday (9/03/19). 02036/9/3/2019/Sumail Ibrahim/JAU/NAN

Nigeria shuts borders during elections because ‘we do not trust ourselves’ – INEC Official

The INEC official also called on residents of Plateau to accept in good faith whatever the outcome may be at be governorship election petition tribunal in the state.

Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) protesting at the Plateau State House of Assembly

Groups urge Plateau lawmakers to reject water privatisation

The public hearing on the bill to provide a law for the water sector held on Tuesday

Cattle graving on a portion of the expanse

How we were attacked, relatives killed by suspected herdsmen – Nasarawa residents

The attack occurred on Sunday in Nasarawa State with 15 confirmed deaths.

A convoy of FRSC Officials used to illustrate the story

FRSC mobile court convicts 57 motorists in Plateau

The motorists were convicted for committing offences like seat belt violation, use of worn-out tyres, unqualified drivers and use of phone while driving.


Court remands two men for allegedly raping 19-year-old

The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.

Benue on map

Benue PDP leader’s son murdered – Police

The police are investigating the murder.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Many feared killed in fresh Tiv/Jukun crisis

The warring tribes trade accusations.

Fuel queues return to Abuja

The NNPC urged Nigerians against panic fuel buying.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

Kogi Govt. spends N840 million monthly on servicing loans

The Kogi Assembly Speaker says the loans were obtained by the previous administrations in the state.

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

Kogi workers ask Buhari to release N30.8bn bailout to pay salary arrears

The workers lament endless screening by the state government without payment.

FEC approves N594m for FCT water board, fire service

FEC also approves a digital platform to track inmates in prisons.

Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai

Kajuru Killings: El-Rufai asks communities to shun an eye for an eye stance

The governor said that an attitude of attacks and reprisals only produces pain and suffering.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Kwara workers to receive salaries this week

Workers in the state are yet to receive their March salaries.