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Nasarawa PDP Accuses APC Of Ploy To Manipulate Election Results

February 21, 2019

Nasarawa PDP Accuses APC Of Ploy To Manipulate Election Results The Nasarawa State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday raised the alarm over alleged plan by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to manipulate election results. Francis Orogu made the allegation in a press briefing at the state party Secretariat […]

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Osana of Keana Urges INEC To Conduct Credible Election

February 21, 2019

Osama of Keana Urges INEC To Conduct Credible Election   The Osana of Keana in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Abdullahi Agbo, has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be impartial, neutral and fair in the conduct of the general elections. The monarch made the call on Wednesday in Keana when the All Progressives […]

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Maku,Adamu begs Voters not to abandon polls

February 20, 2019

The Former Minister and Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA Hon. Labaran Maku have appealed to voters in Nasarawa State not to abandon the rescheduled 2019 Polls. Hon. Labaran speaking while addressing his supporters in Keana local government of the state,  called on Nigerians not to lose confidence in INEC for rescheduling […]

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Nobody offered me a bribe – Nasarawa REC

February 20, 2019

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Nasarawa State, Uthman Ajidagba, yesterday said nobody bribed him him. He was reacting to allegations that some RECs were offered $1m bribe to favour a particular candidate in the postponed presidential election. Speaking to our correspondent, Ajidagba said, “I think I have responded, nobody gave or promised to give me […]

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Dalhatu Araf specialist Hospital awards outstanding staff

February 20, 2019

Civil servants in Nasarawa State have been enjoined to redouble their efforts toward the development of the state. The Head of Service, Mr Nicholas Aboki, made the call at the award presentation ceremony to 120 staff of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH) at Abacha Youth Centre, Lafia, Nasarawa State. He said: “I am happy with […]

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Lafia east monarch kidnapped by unknown gunmen

February 20, 2019

Suspected gunmen, Monday, kidnapped the village head of Sabon Gida, Bakin Kogi in Lafia East development area of Nasarawa state. The Traditional Ruler, Dauda Yakubu who was on Monday night kidnapped by unknown gunmen is said to have been requested to pay N5 million ransom as confirmed by the family members. Newsmen gathered in Lafia […]

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Maku resumes campaign, mobilises electorates to vote

February 19, 2019

Maku resumes campaign, mobilises electorates to vote   Labaran Maku, the Nasarawa state governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has urged the electorate to come out en-mass to vote and protect their votes during the February 23 and March 9 elections. Maku made the call on Tuesday, February 19, during his campaign at […]

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INEC, parties meet in Nasarawa over sensitive materials

February 19, 2019

INEC, parties meet in Nasarawa over sensitive materials The Independent National Electoral Commission and leaders of political parties in Nasarawa State held an emergency meeting on Saturday at the state police command headquarters in Lafia to review the safety of sensitive election materials deployed for the postponed general elections. This came as the Nasarawa State […]

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Election postponement: Maku Resumes Campaign, Mobilises Electorate To Vote

February 19, 2019

All Progressives Grand Alliance, has urged the electorate to come out en-mass to vote and protect their votes during the February 23 and March 9 elections. Maku made the call on Tuesday during his campaign at Panda, Karu Local Government Area of the state. Maku promised to create a new commercial city in Karu if […]

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Nasarawa APGA Suspends Chairman For Anti-party Activities

February 19, 2019

Nasarawa APGA Suspends Chairman For Anti-party Activities The Nasarawa State chapter of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has suspended its chairman, Musa Saidu, for alleged anti-party activities. Saidu’s suspension was announced in a statement signed by the APC public relations officer, Comrade Lucky Danladi Betusan. He hinted that Saidu had dropped his senatorial ambition […]

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Fire Scare: Fire-fighting truck deployed to INEC office in Lafia

February 18, 2019

Fire Scare: Fire-fighting truck deployed to INEC office in Lafia A fire-fighting truck has been deployed to the office of Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) in Nasarawa State. The fire truck was stationed in front of the INEC office, situated along Kurikyo Road in GRA, Lafia. When contacted, Nasarawa State chief fire officer, Dogara Dalhatu […]

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Election Postponement: INEC Should Apologise To Nigerians – Nasarawa Former speaker

February 17, 2019

Election Postponement: INEC Should Apologise To Nigerians – Nasarawa Former speaker Former speaker of the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for Nasarawa/Toto Federal constituency, Hon Musa Ahmed Mohammed, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should as a matter of national importance tender an apology to Nigerians […]

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Election Postponement: Adokwe accused INEC of being partisan

February 17, 2019

Election Postponement: Adokwe accused INEC of being partisan PDP senator representing Nasarawa South, Senator Solomon Adokwe, says that the last minute postponement of the general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has “crippled” and rendered the party “broke”. Senator Adokwe told journalists in Lafia that the Commission’s action was a calculated attempt to […]

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Political Stakeholders Urge INEC to Continue Distribution Of PVCs

February 17, 2019

Political Stakeholders Urge INEC to Continue Distribution Of PVCs Political stakeholders in Nasarawa State have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to take advantage of the postponement of the elections to continue distribution of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to eligible Nigerians. The stakeholders made the call in Lafia on Saturday. The News Agency […]

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Nasarawa IDPs camp that lacks basic amenities

February 16, 2019

Nasarawa IDPs camp that lacks basic amenities   Gurku is a community in Nasarawa state, North-central Nigeria, where internally displaced persons (IDPs) have been camping since September 2014, as a result of the insurgency in the North-east. However, the IDPs lack access to education, potable water, and  healthcare centre, including the road linking the community […]

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Election postponement: INEC reconfigures card readers in Nasarawa

February 16, 2019

Election postponement: INEC reconfigures card readers in Nasarawa   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the reconfiguration of its card readers to the new presidential election date slated for 23rd February, 2018. According to TVC News a visit to the INEC office in the state, officials of the commission declined to speak to […]

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New Nasarawa Poly Rector, square peg in square hole

February 15, 2019

New Nasarawa Poly Rector, square peg in square hole Just recently, President Muhammadu Buhari, through the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, appointed Abdullahi Alhassan Ahmed as the substantive Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa for an initial period of four years. Mr Ahmed’s appointment is seen by many as well deserving considering his wealth of […]

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2019 Polls: Sensitive election materials arrive Nasarawa

February 15, 2019

2019 Polls: Sensitive election materials arrive Nasarawa Preparatory to the February 16th presidential and National Assembly election, sensitive materials have arrived Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, amidst tight security. The materials were taken to Lafia branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) in an articulated vehicle Police barricaded the road that passing around the […]

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Election: Do not harm Corps members on duty – NYSC begs the public

February 15, 2019

Election: Do not harm Corps members on duty, NYSC begs the public The National Youth Service Corp has called on the general public to desist from harming National Youth Service Corp, (NYSC) members who would be posted to different election centers for the conduct of elections. Coordinator of NYSC in Nasarawa State, Hajiya Zainab Isah […]

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Valentine’s Day: Two lovers die over lady in Obi

February 15, 2019

Valentine’s Day: Two lovers die over lady in Obi Valentine’s day celebration has left two young men dead in Obi town of Obi local government area of Nasarawa state on Thursday. An eyewitness account said the incident took place at about 10am on Thursday when one of the lovers trailed his rival, whose name was […]

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Keffi groups say no to election violence

12 Governorship candidates sign peace pact in Nasarawa

February 15, 2019

12 Governorship candidates sign peace pact in Nasarawa Twelve governorship candidates in Nasarawa state on Friday signed a peace accord toward ensuring hitch-free general elections in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 12 out of the 28 political party candidates contesting for the governorship election in the state appended their signature […]

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Nasarawa Bride Dumps Groom On Wedding Day over Impotency

February 14, 2019

Nasarawa Bride Dumps Groom On Wedding Day over Impotency The marital union, which 37-year-old Sunday Numko had hoped to establish with his former course mate and girlfriend, Mary Adamkua, crashed on wedding day, in church, when guests were already seated and waiting for the nuptial service to start at St John’s parish, Nasarawa State. Numko […]

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Police deploy 4,452 personnel for election duty in Nasarawa

February 14, 2019

The Nasarawa State Police Command has deployed about 4,452 of its personnel to provide security during the forthcoming general elections in the state. The state Police Commissioner, Mr Bola Longe, said this at a press briefing in Lafia, the state capital, on Tuesday. He explained that the police personnel would be complemented by operatives of […]

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Hon.Godiya Akwashiki Delivers 61 Boreholes, 7 Transformers To Communities

February 12, 2019

Hon.Godiya Akwashiki Delivers 61 Boreholes, 7 Transformers To Communities Hon. Godiya Akwashiki, the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for Nasarawa North, on Tuesday said he has delivered 61 functional boreholes and seven transformers to communities in Nasarawa Eggon West state constituency to boost water and electricity supply in the area. Akwashiki, who is currently […]

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Nasarawa Tertiary Institutions Commence Indefinite Strike

February 12, 2019

Nasarawa Tertiary Institutions Commence Indefinite Strike   The three state-owned tertiary institutions in Nasarawa State have commenced an indefinite strike to press home their demand for better welfare. Mr Useni Paul-Fatiye, Chairman, Joint Union of Nasarawa State Tertiary Institutions (JUNSTI), made this known in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on […]

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