Tag: Nasarawa

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Kola MuhammedJune 16, 2021

CBN to print money for Gambia; Insecurity reportedly threatens quality of telecom service in Nigeria | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the Nigerian nation, these are some of the top news stories that shouldn’t escape your attention. CBN may start ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 2, 2020

More than early morning karate exercises, the new SWAT team needs psychological evaluation

Like the popular American one liner goes; “There’s a new Sheriff in town.” A quote often used to emphasize a ...

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AzeezApril 17, 2018

The Late 5: IDPs stone Nasarawa governor, Two PDP lawmakers decamp to APGA, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Festus Keyamo (SAN) as ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 27, 2017

6 governors visit President Buhari at the State House

President Muhammadu Buhari today, received the governors of Kogi, Nasarawa, Kaduna, Bauchi, Kano and Yobe, at the State House. This was ...

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AzeezOctober 27, 2017

NNPC to begin oil exploration in Nasarawa

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru has said the agency will soon begin oil ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

One suspected case of Monkeypox recorded in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State government on Friday said it has recorded one suspected case of Monkeypox in the state. Dr Danail Iya, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 14, 2017

Al-Makura fines demolished radio station, says he won’t pay compensation

The Governor of Nasarawa, Umaru Al-Makura, has directed the demolished Breeze 99.9 FM to pay fine; after the state government ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

Police sergeant shoots wife and maid then commits suicide in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command said on Sunday that a policeman, Sgt. Thomas Agada, had, shot and killed himself at ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

Nasarawa Police arrest 40 kidnappers, recover 500 cattle

by Dolapo Adelana The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested 40 suspected kidnappers and armed robbers. The command also recovered ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 13, 2017

Suspected Lassa fever case confirmed at Federal Medical Centre, Keffi

The Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa, has confirmed that a patient at the centre was suffering from a disease suspected ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 30, 2016

Gunmen kill Chinese miner, 3 others in Nasarawa

Four workers of a mining company were killed on Monday by gunmen in Nasarawa. Those killed included a Chinese national and three ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 9, 2016

2 Chinese kidnapped in Nasarawa regain freedom

Two Chinese men abducted by gunmen in Nasarawa state have regained their freedom. According to the Spokesperson of the Nasarawa ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 31, 2016

Like Buhari, ‘there are saboteurs’ in Al-Makura’s administration

The Nasarawa state Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has described some members of his cabinet as saboteurs, saying that he has ...

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Isime EseneMarch 30, 2015

#NigeriaDecides: As it stands, Jonathan leads Buhari by 19,000 votes – See breakdown

by Isi Esene 48 hours following the conclusion of voting in most states nationwide, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...

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Janeth JMarch 9, 2015

Nasarawa govt. is kinda broke, had to borrow money to pay salaries

by Ranti Joseph Nasarawa government on Monday said it has secured N500 million bank facility to pay February salary due ...

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Janeth JMarch 1, 2015

‘They whipped us with cutlasses’: Nasarawa youth accuse soldiers of torture

by Ranti Joseph Some residents of Yelwa Bassa in Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State on Sunday have accused ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 22, 2015

Terrible: PDP Secretariat burnt down in Nasarawa

by James Sambo The secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Obi LGA, Nasarawa has been burnt to the ...

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Janeth JFebruary 11, 2015

Maku says Jonathan has done a great job for Nigeria

by Ranti Joseph Former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku on Tuesday, February 10 in Abuja, denied reports in the media ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 28, 2015

‘He’s a greedy liar and an ingrate’ || Labaran Maku gets verbal lashing from Jonathan, others

by James Sambo Former Information Minister, Labaran Maku, has come under heavy criticism from President Goodluck Jonathan, Senate President, David ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 31, 2014

We hear Nasarawa state governor is down with a kidney problem

by Panshak Ibrahim   The grapevine is rife with reports that the Nasarawa state governor, Umaru Al-Makura, is suffering from ...

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Isime EseneDecember 25, 2014

How we stopped a suicide bomber in Gombe – DHQ

by James Sambo The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said a suicide bomber who rammed into a military check point in Bajoga, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 19, 2014

Boko Haram has displaced over 850,000 Nigerians – NEMA

by Panshak Ibrahim According to recently gathered statistics by the National Emergency Management Agency, there are now over 850,000 internally displaced ...

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SolaDecember 4, 2014

Fulani marauders kill 14 women in Nasarawa

by James Sambo Suspected Fulani mercenaries during the week, ambushed residents of Ashige community in Lafia East Development Area of ...

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Isime EseneNovember 17, 2014

Lafia on lockdown as Nasarawa gov imposes curfew

by Isi Esene The Nasarawa State Government has announced a dusk to dawn curfew in Lafia after intense violence which ...

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Isime EseneNovember 8, 2014

Sad: How aide to Nasarawa governor, Al-Makura was assassinated

by Akan Ido Abdullahi Mairuwa, the head driver to Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Al-Makura was this morning assassinated by yet ...

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Isime EseneNovember 2, 2014

Fulani herdsmen kill 20, set scores of houses ablaze in Nasarawa

by Akan Ido Twenty people have been reportedly killed by Fulani herdsmen today following a wave of attacks on Gidan Gambo, ...

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Isime EseneOctober 28, 2014

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Tambuwal finally makes up his mind | Kwankwaso is ready to declare | Murray-Bruce to vie for senate seat | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 25, 2014

Sick father: Man nabbed for raping 3 daughters

by James Sambo   A man, Ikechukwu Desmond Okwonkwo, has been arrested by the Nasarawa state police for allegedly raping three ...

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YEditorOctober 12, 2014

Labaran Maku announces his resignation date

by Godwin Akanfe Sources close to the Minister for Information, Labaran Maku, have just informed YNaija that he has announced ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 30, 2014

@PDPNigeria is the reason for my rise – Labaran Maku

by James Sambo Minister of Information, Labaran Maku yesterday boasted that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will the All Progressive ...

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