Tag: Lafia

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

51-year-old man’s head taken off in Nasarawa state

by Damilola Jagun On the night of Saturday, 20 September, a 51-year-old man, Ismaila Atupa, was beheaded by unidentified persons ...

YEditorSeptember 1, 2014

Following communcal clashes, NYSC moves corpers in Nasarawa

by James Sambo The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa state has announced the relocation of no fewer than ...

YEditorAugust 18, 2014

Despite a ‘minor cholera outbreak’, Nasarawa is working to prevent Ebola

by James Sambo The Nasarawa State Government has announced new measures to prevent an outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease, ...

writerAugust 2, 2014

Man arrested for raping 9-year-old girl in Nasarawa

by Kolapo Olapoju Police A 36-year-old man, Ezekiel Inuwa has been arrested by detectives of the Uke Police Division for ...

January 20, 2014

Don’t laugh! Nasarawa woman disowns cat for being gay

by Oge Okonkwo A middle-aged woman (names withheld) publicly disowned her cat which she had kept for seven years as ...

October 11, 2013

SAD NEWS: Youth ‘corper’ dies in car accident on his way to POP in Nasarawa (GRAPHIC IMAGE)

by  ‘Jola Sotubo A sad end has come to the sojourn on earth of a young man who had just ...

September 14, 2013

Residents, corps members panic as renewed clashes erupt in Nasarawa

by ‘Jola Sotubo Renewed clashes among youth in Nasarawa State has led to mayhem and left 65 youth corps members ...

September 14, 2013

Tragic news: Lightening strikes 4 people dead in Nasarawa

by Akan Ido Four people have been reported dead after lightening struck at Mechanic Village, Lafia LGA, Nasarawa state. PM ...

June 25, 2013

Take heart: Labaran Maku tells Nasarawa police widows as he donates N2 million

by Isi Esene Information Minister Mr. Labaran Maku has urged the widows of the slain police officers in Nasarawa State ...

May 13, 2013

We need a state of emergency – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Given what has happened in Lafia, I find it quite sickening that the ACN, and other assorted ...

May 9, 2013

Assistant Police Commissioner, 29 other officers killed in Nasarawa clash (UPDATED)

More details are emerging of the police casualty in Tuesday’s crisis in Nasarawa as the police have confirmed the death ...

September 18, 2012

It’s a miracle! “Dead teachers get monthly salaries in Nasarawa State”

by Isi Esene Talk about getting your reward in heaven! A recently concluded staff audit of the Nasarawa State Universal ...

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