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Nigerian Senate

Kwara Boat Mishap: Senate calls for construction of Lafiagi-Niger road

The lawmakers mandated the National Inland Waterways Agency (NIWA) to enforce the use of life jackets by passengers

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

Kogi lawmaker loses seat for defecting to PDP

The Assembly says Linus Enenche contravened Section 109 -1 Sub Section G of the 1999 constitution.

Justice court law

Court sentences traditional ruler’s wife to death for killing husband

The traditional ruler of Kwarra chiefdom was killed on the eve of his marriage to another woman in 2014.

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura

Nasarawa Assembly passes N23.4bn supplementary budget

The money will be used to complete ongoing projects before May 29.

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Assembly candidate kidnapped in Nasarawa

Police says David Ayele was abducted from his Lafia residence at about 8pm on Sunday.

EFCC arraigns former Gov. Jonah Jang in Jos

Alleged N6.3bn Fraud: Lalong spends Plateau money same way Jang did, witness tells court

“Jang’s way of handling security funds is not new; it is the same way his successor, Gov. Simon Lalong, is doing it.”

Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibrin [Photo Credit: VOA Hausa]

Buhari congratulates new Emir of Nasarawa

Until his selection, Mr Ibrahim was the Minister of State for Environment.

Unilorin

Unilorin officially speaks on student’s suicide

The student had allegedly unsuccessfully attempted suicide thrice.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

Gov Ortom presents Benue’s 2019 budget

About N106.3 billion is expected to be expended on recurrent expenditure.

Kwara State map

Thugs disrupt TraderMoni scheme in Ilorin

Calm was restored with the intervention of the police.

Abuja on map

Google brings ”Google Station”, faster Wi-Fi to Abuja

Google launched Google Station at three sites, including Wuse Market, Enab Plaza and Banex Plaza.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court dashes hope of sacked Benue legislator to reclaim seat

Appeal Court had sacked Mr Nungwa as the Kwande West State Constituency representative.

Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye lied against me, witness tells court

The senator is being prosecuted by the police.

Nigeria’s Information minister, Lai Mohammed,

I never attacked Ilorin Emirate – Lai Muhammed

The minister said his statement was mischievously twisted.

Unilorin

Police, Unilorin react to death of final year student

He died after allegedly drinking a pesticide, Sniper.

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Police, other security agencies hold combined exercise in Abuja

The exercise is expected to last from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Capsized boat used to illustrate the story.

NIWA confirms 12 dead in Kwara boat mishap

It appealed to river transport users to always adhere strictly to NIWA safety guidelines.

EFCC arraigns former Gov. Jonah Jang in Jos

Why I won’t honour EFCC’s fresh invitation – Jang

The senator also dismisses the EFCC’s latest allegations.

Buhari commissions new rail vehicles, first Nigeria dry port.

Man commits suicide on Abuja railway track

The victim left behind a suicide note in a bag containing some clothes by the side of the railway track.

Ex Plateau state governor, Jonah Jang. [PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers]

EFCC traces N5bn properties to ex-Plateau Governor Jang – Official

The ex-governor is standing trial for an alleged fraud of about N6.3 billion.

Unilorin

Students, VC speak on controversial expulsion of Unilorin final year student

Mr Babatunde said his trial for the alleged offence did not follow due process.

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19 drown in Kwara boat mishap

Four bodies have been recovered.