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Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital Suspends visitors to the Hospital

Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital Suspends visitors to the Hospital To curtail the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), hospitals have begun restriction and even suspension of visits to their patients. The managaement of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia in Nasarawa State, announced outright suspension of visit to patients. On the suspension of visits to DASH, the Public Relations Officer (PRO), Deborah...

How I’m tackling insecurity, open grazing in Nasarawa ― Governor Sule

How I’m tackling insecurity, open grazing in Nasarawa ― Governor Sule Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, spoke to some journalists in Lagos, last week, on what his government is doing to uplift the state in the areas of agriculture, infrastructure development and power among others. He also disclosed how states are short-changed of earnings from mineral exploitation and his...

Coronavirus: Governor Sule tests negative, goes on self-isolation

Coronavirus: Governor Sule tests negative, goes on self-isolation Governor Abdullahi A. Sule of Nasarawa state has tested negative for coronavirus, according to a statement released by the state government on Wednesday, March 25. The statement indicated that Governor Sule had earlier invited his medical team to conduct comprehensive tests on his person and obtain samples. "All results so far show...

Man impregnate daughter in Assakio to avoid other men from taking her

A 48-year-old farmer and petty trader has given the weirdest reason ever for having sexual affair with his 15-year-old biological daughter and impregnating her. Theddius Audu impregnated his teenage daughter in Wuyeya, a village under Assakio, Lafia Local Government Area of Nigeria’s Nasarawa State. According to Gistreel.com, Audu took up the sole responsibility of his daughter’s upbringing after his marriage to...

‘Nasarawa SSG collected N1b without payment voucher’

The Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) in Nasarawa State Ministry of Finance, Mr. Abdul N Abdul, has alleged that the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Aliyu Tijjani, compelled him to deliver N1billion cash to him and not through e-payment. He was speaking with members of the ad hoc committee of the House of Assembly investigating the SSG...

Gunmen attacks Nasarawa Health Director, cater away Valuables

Gunmen attacks Nasarawa Health Director, cater away Valuables Gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers, have attacked Dr. Ibrahim Adamu, the Director of Public Health, Nasarawa State Ministry of Health. The gunmen attacked him on Monday and took away a laptop belonging to the ministry which contains official data on Lassa, Coronavirus (COVID-19) and other vital information. Other items stolen were his...

Nasarawa high court halt PDP LG Congress

A High Court in Nasarawa state, sitting at Akwanga, has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from conducting local government congresses scheduled to hold on March 21, 2020. A suit number NSD/AKW.6/2020 reported by  Blueprint on Friday, in Lafia, filed by Idris Jidde and 14 others against the PDP, challenging the ward and local government areas’ congresses said to have...

Nasarawa is ready for Coronavirus – Health Commissioner

Nasarawa state commissioner for health, Pharm Ahmed Yahaya has explained that the state is battle ready to tackle the outbreak of coronavirus disease including the 5 suspected cases in Keffi. He told our correspondent yesterday in Lafia that the state has close down major parks in the state and ban all social gatherings as a preventive measures. Five family members were...

NANF Demands $10m Compensation for Late Nigerian Footballers

The National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF) has demanded a total of $10 million from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as well as the Nigeria Police for the death of two players, Chineme Martins and Tiamiyu Kazeem. Nasarawa United defender Martins died during an NPFL match against Katsina United, while Kazeem of Remo Stars was hit by a fast moving...

Concerned Nasarawa youths calls for SSG suspension over 1Bn misappropriation

A group of Nasarawa youths has called for the suspension and investigation of Secretary to the state government over the ongoing 1bn scandal being investigated by the Nasarawa state House of assembly. The group name Coalition of Concerned Nasarawa Youths made the call to governor A. A. Sule on Friday during a press conference in lafia. According to the group, they...

Nasarawa govt donate cars to political appointees

The state governor, Abdullahi Sule, stated this while handing over the vehicles at the Government House, Lafia on Wednesday. “We have to commend you for your patience because when these responsibilities were given to you, they were supposed to be given to you along with these vehicles, so that you will be able to go along and carry out your...

NFF inaugurate committee to investigate Nasarawa United players death

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick on Tuesday inaugurated the ad-hoc committee set up by the football –governing body to investigate the death of Nasarawa United player Chineme Martins, charging the panel to come up with robust and sincere recommendations that will constitute the standard protocols for football organization in the country going forward. “I am...

APGA accuses APC of luring its members in Nasarawa

APGA accuses APC of luring its members in Nasarawa Chairman of the All Progressives Grant Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, Adams Nyisana, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of luring its members into the fold of the ruling party. Nyisana said APC was using appointments and promises of same to lure APGA members into their party. The APGA...

Nasarawa Assembly summons SSG, education commissioner

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Nasarawa Assembly summons SSG, education commissioner The Nasarawa state House of Assembly has summoned the Secretary to Nasarawa State Government (SSG), Aliyu Ahmed Tijani to appear before it today. The House also summoned the state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hajiya Fati Sabo to appear  and explain why renovation work at Government Secondary School, Mada Station has been abandoned. Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, summoned...

I was informed before Saudi was sent to Nasarawa – Gov. Sule

Abdullahi Sule, governor of Nasarawa state, says Abdullahi Ganduje, his Kano counterpart, informed him that Muhammadu Sanusi II, deposed emir, was being sent to his state. Speaking during a Channels TV programme on Monday, Sule said Ganduje called him shortly after Sanusi was deposed to inquire if he would accept the ex-monarch in Nasarawa. Sanusi was banished to Nasarawa after the Kano...

Nasarawa united player slump and die in the pitch

Nasarawa united player slump and die in the pitch Chineme Martins, a defender with Nasarawa United FC, has died after slumping on the field. The incident took place during a match between his team and Katsina United in Lafia, Nasarawa State, on Sunday. Martins was rushed to a hospital after he was attended to by medics on the field but was pronounced...

RCCG offers free medical treatment to 2,000 persons in Nasarawa

RCCG offers free medical treatment to 2,000 persons in Nasarawa At least two thousand persons in Agyragu, Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, have been diagnosed and treated for various ailments by the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Nasarawa Province two. The move is in line with the biblical injunction for Christians to go about doing good and winning souls for...

Nasarawa Organises Free JAMB CBT Training For Candidates

Nasarawa Organises Free JAMB CBT Training For Candidates Ahead of the 2020 Joint Admissions and  Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination scheduled to hold this month, the Nasarawa State government has organized preparatory Computer Based Test (CBT) training for candidates from the state. Speaking at the training organised by the office of the personal assistant to the Nasarawa State Governor on Youths and...

Nasarawa opens two isolation centres to curb spread of Coronavirus

Nasarawa opens two isolation centres to curb spread of Coronavirus The Nasarawa State Government has opened two isolation centres in the state to curb the spread of Coronavirus, in the event of an outbreak. Commissioner for Health, Ahmed Yahaya disclosed this to newsmen at a press conference in Lafia, the state capital. The Commissioner explained that six phone numbers have been dedicated for...

FG to lift 80,000 children begging in Nasarawa of street

FG to lift 80,000 children begging in Nasarawa of street The Federal Government has promised to lift over 80,000 children begging in Nasarawa State, of the street. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, stated this recently when the State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, visited her recently in Abuja. Farouq further noted that Nassarawa State has a large number...

Agrotech to invest $56m in Nasarawa to set up refinery to process sesame seeds, maize

 private firm, Agrotech Nigeria, has indicated interest to invest $56m to set up a refinery that will process sesame seeds and maize into the oil.   Professor Allananah Otaki, the state Commissioner for Agriculture and Water Resources, disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after the State Executive Council meeting which held at the Government House, on Wednesday. Prof Otaki revealed that the...

Nasarawa state Govenment to return 30,000 almajiri to their states

Nasarawa state Govenment to return 30,000 almajiri to their states The Nasarawa State Government is committed to enforcing the executive order banning street begging and hawking across the state. The state Commissioner for Women Affairs, Hajiya Halima Jabiru, who spoke to the press after the monthly state executive council meeting, said “with the signing into law the executive order banning street...

Work commences at Nasarawa’s N1.9b bus terminal in Karu

Work commences at Nasarawa’s N1.9b bus terminal in Karu   Work has commenced at the site of Nasarawa State Government’s modern mega bus terminal, worth N1.9 billion at Karu along the Abuja Keffi Expressway. The contractors have deployed to site massive manpower and equipment. The state Governor, Abdullahi Sule, commissioned the construction of the 900-vehicle capacity modern terminal, located directly opposite...

Sen. Al-Makura receives commendation For Supporting Constituents

Sen. Al-Makura receives commendation For Supporting Constituents Nasarawa State governor, Abdullahi Sule, has given his predecessor, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, a pat on the back for representing his people well at the red chamber of the National Assembly. Sule, gave the commendation yesterday during the distribution of distribution of 69 generators  to traditional rulers and others in his constituency. The governor assured...

Electricity consumers protest increase in tariff across Nasarwa state

Electricity consumers protest increase in tariff across Nasarwa state Electricity consumers in Nasarawa State have kicked against the proposed increase in electricity tariff by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company across the 13 Local Government Areas of the state. The consumers made their position known during a customers’ engagement on the review of tariffs in Lafia, the state capital. In an interview with...