North Central

I’m not hiding from the law, ex-Governor wanted by ICPC says

The ex-governor says he has nothing to hide.

Benue governor’s wife offers free medical outreach to 20,000 people

The people were treated of various ailments such as malaria, diarrhoea and typhoid fever

Niger govt approves N300 million for 2018 WAEC fees

The government says it inherited a debt of N950 million from its predecessor and WAEC is being paid gradually


I trust my constituents, I have nothing to fear about recall — Dino Melaye

Mr. Melaye taunts his state governor, Yahaya Bello.

Niger Gov. signs N134 billion 2018 budget

The State House of Assembly had on March 15 passed the budget into law.

Gov Bello

UPDATED: Kogi govt confirms three killed in fresh attack, places N5 million bounty on killers

The state vows to bring the culprits to justice.

Benue Assembly passes supplementary budget of N2. 18 billion

The legislature says extra-budgetary allocation on recurrent expenditure, especially on overhead costs, necessitated the supplementary estimates

Kogi doctors suspend 72-day-old strike

He said the suspension was to honour the NMA National President, Mike Ogirima.

Govt, police deny reports of fresh killings in Kogi

“I reliably gathered that there was no attack on any of the villages in Kogi State.”

Niger govt. disburses N1 billion CBN fund to 11,587 beneficiaries

The fund is the first tranche of disbursement to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) aimed at creating financial inclusion and wealth

Mob burns alleged phone thief to death

The incident happened Monday afternoon along the Abuja/Keffi expressway.

2019: Nasarawa Deputy Speaker declares for governorship

The lawmaker says he aims at consolidating on the governor’s achievements.


JNI condemns latest Plateau attacks, urges government action

The group demands perpetrators of the “pre-planned guerilla attacks” be fished out and punished.

Police speak on Miyetti Allah leader’s ID card found after deadly clashes

An ID card belonging to a senior member of Plateau State cattle breeders association was posted on the Internet this week.

Six herdsmen caught destroying Benue farmland – Nigerian Army

The Army said it handed over the suspects to the police.

Gov Bello

How armed persons attacked Kogi community, killed 25 – Survivors

The governor says a judicial panel will be set up to review the situation.

Despite infrastructure decay, FCT minister says he has fulfilled his promises to residents

The minister says most of these critical infrastructure and public utility projects will exit the budget this year

Plateau community decries prolonged closure of PHCs due to herders, farmers clashes

The health centre was shut down in 2012 following attack by herders.

Buhari inaugurates N50 billion Sunti Golden Sugar Estate in Niger

The president reaffirms commitment of his administration to the diversification of the nation’s economy and also supports investors by providing enabling business environment

Niger Assembly passes N134.28 billion 2018 budget

The figure shows an increase of N6 billion from the N128.10 billion presented by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello on December 14.

House of Reps

Reps to probe Gov. Bello’s alleged importation of arms, ammunition

The motion was unanimously adopted by members.


32 killed in Kogi by suspected ‘herdsmen’ – Senator

The killings occurred across two LGAs, claims the lawmaker.

Anti-Open Grazing Law: Benue to auction confiscated livestock

The government is appointing an auctioneer.

Nigerian Army

Army confirms 25 deaths as herdsmen, farmers clash in Plateau

The army also says armed herdsmen killed two soldiers.

Seven feared killed as armed persons attack Kogi community

The police spoke on the attack.