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Five Die As Two Vehicles Collide along Akawanga/Lafia highway

Five Die As Two Vehicles Collide along Akawanga/Lafia highway Five persons have lost their lives after a fatal accident along the Akwanga/Lafia highway in Nasarawa state. The head-on collision involved a Toyota Hilux truck belonging to the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Makurdi office and a commercial vehicle. Confirming the accident and number of casualties, the Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa state,...

Traders protests Market demolition faults Governments decision

Traders protests Market demolition faults Governments decision Over 300 traders in Nasarawa State on Friday decried the demolition of Akwanga old market by Local Government authorities without compensation. The traders who mourned over their loses spoke to newsmen in Akwanga on the demolition of their shops by the authority. “We paid between N200, 000 and N4 million as rent for each shop...

Federal Government to spend N100m on erosion projects in Nasarawa

Federal Government to spend N100m on erosion projects in Nasarawa The Federal Government is to spend N100m on erosion and road projects in Roguwa and Saka communities in Karu Local Government area of Nasarawa State, the Minister of State for Science and Technology, Mohammed Abdullahi has said. Abdullahi disclosed this during the inauguration and handing over the erosion and road improvement...

Nasarawa state govt to re-introduce school sports, festival — Commissioner

Nasarawa athletes leave for Abuja today
Nasarawa state govt to re-introduce school sports, festival — Commissioner Mr Othman Bala-Adam, Nasarawa state Commissioner for Sports and Youth development has said that the administration had put necessary machinery in place to reinvent school sports and sport festival in the state. Bala-Adam told journalists on Wednesday in Lafia the move was geared towards revamping the sector with a view to...

Man found dead with Matchet cuts in Doma Area

Man found dead with Matchet cuts in Doma Area A young man, Yahaya Oyoga, has been killed by unknown assailants in Nasarawa State. The deceased was found by the road side at the weekend in Amaku village of Doma Local Government. ADVERTISEMENT The corpse of late Yahaya Oyoga was found with deep cuts inflicted on his head and other parts...

Nasarawa SSG bags chieftaincy title from Agatu Chiefdom

Nasarawa SSG bags chieftaincy title from Agatu Chiefdom Secretary to Nasarawa State Government, Alhaji Tijjani Aliyu Ahmed, has been conferred with the chieftaincy title of Sadauki of Agatu chiefdom. The SSG, who is a former commissioner for education, was conferred with the title by Chief Ahmed Kwanaki Guto in Olegepe, Loko Development Area of Nasarawa State. Others conferred with titles were...

Nasarawa speaker gets vote of confidence from APC Leadership

Nasarawa speaker gets vote of confidence from APC Leadership The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has passed a vote of confidence on speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly,  Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, for his quality representation, describing him as an asset to the party. A statement by the chief press secretary to the speaker, said...

Emulate Tiv’s, Nasarawa Relationship,Emir of Lafia Charges other Ethnic Groups

Emulate Tiv's, Nasarawa Relationship,Emir of Lafia Charges other Ethnic Groups The Emir of Lafia, Hon. Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad has called on other ethnic groups in the North Central zone to emulate the people of his Emirate and the Tiv who are united as one people. Speaking when the Minister of Special Duties and inter-governmental affairs, Senator George Akume paid him...

School feeding programme has boost school enrollment in Nasarawa State- Manager

School feeding programme has boost school enrollment in Nasarawa State- Manager   The Programme Manager, Nassarawa State School Feeding Programme, Mr Magaji Amos, on Tuesday said the Federal Government’s re-introduction of school feeding programme nationwide had actually boosted primary school enrollments in the state. Amos said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia. According to him, the feeding...

Nasarawa Govt. inaugurates committee to increase IGR

Nasarawa Govt. inaugurates committee to increase IGR Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has inaugurated a 15-member committee to increase the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state. He said while inaugurating the committee in Lafia that the initiative was borne out of his administration’s determination to improve the revenue profile of the State. ADVERTISEMENT According to him, “This is to...

Minimum Wage: Nasarawa gov inaugurates implementation committee

Minimum Wage: Nasarawa gov inaugurates implementation committee Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Tuesday inaugurated a 24-member committee to work out modalities for the implementation of the new minimum wage in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the committee is chaired by the deputy governor, Emmanuel Akabe. The committee has 11 representatives from government and 13 from the...

Minimum Wage: Pay pending salary or no negotiation ― NLC tells Nasarawa govt

Minimum Wage: Pay pending salary or no negotiation ― NLC tells Nasarawa govt Organised Labour in Nasarawa state on Monday threatened to boycott the inauguration of a committee set up for the new minimum wage unless pending arrears of promotion, salaries and pension owed workers in the state were cleared. This is even as the inauguration of the MinimumWage committee slated...

Wife of Toto council chair holds breastfeeding campaign

Wife of Chairman of Toto Local Government Area in Nasarawa State, Rakiya Dauda has advised nursing mothers to exclusively breastfeed their children. Speaking during a sensitization campaign in Kofa town in Toto, she said, “Breastfeeding of a child is the best way to provide ideal food for healthy growth and development of infants.” She described breast milk as the...

Senator Adamu Calls For Ethnic/Religious Harmony among Nigera ethnicity

Senator Adamu Calls For Ethnic/Religious Harmony among Nigera ethnicity A senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has called on Nigerians to shun ethnicity and religious sentiment and embrace one another in order to move the country forward. He made the call yesterday in Dari, Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, during a public presentation of a book titled;...

Nasarawa United coach Arikya confident team will survive relegation scare

Nasarawa United coach Arikya confident team will survive relegation scare Coach of Nasarawa united Abubakar Arikya has stated that his side will survive the relegation scare they currently are in after a run of 4 matches without defeat. Arikya speaking in a chat with newsmen said the team is taking shape at the moment and will continue to work hard to...

APGA chieftain decamps to PDP in Nasarawa

APGA chieftain decamps to PDP in Nasarawa A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, Ibrahim Mohammed Hamza has decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). He was a member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, (NSHA) representing Lafia Central from 2003 to 2007 under the National Democratic Party, (NDP). Ibrahim Mohammed Hamza said, “I decamped...

Nasarawa Man Alleged Rapped Ebonyi Woman To death

Nasarawa Man Alleged Rapped Ebonyi Woman To death The Ebonyi Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old herdsman, Laulo Isa, in connection with the alleged rape and murder of a 56-year-old woman, identified as Mary Okereke. The Commissioner of Police, Awotunde Awosola, told newsmen in Abakaliki that the suspect allegedly committed the act around 8pm on December 28, 2019 in Ohaozara...

I Am Governor For All, Governor Sule Assures Christians

I Am Governor For All, Governor Sule Assures Christians Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has assured Christians in the state that he is Governor for all citizens irrespective of religious beliefs. The Governor gave the assurance while hosting the leadership of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), led by its Chairman, Bishop Dr. Joseph Masin, who...

Nasarawa Commercial Driver returns Missing Money to Passengers

Nasarawa Commercial Driver returns Missing Money to Passengers Some passengers got lucky in Nasarawa State on Monday as they successfully recovered over N380.000 they left in a vehicle he boarded to Lafia from Nasarawa-Eggon Local Government Area. Mr Salihu Adamu, State Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) said the forgotten money  was returned to the passengers after the necessary...

Gov Sule signs 2020 budget into law

Gov Sule signs 2020 budget into law Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule today signed into law the 2020 budget passed by the state House of Assembly into law. The exercise which was witnessed by the speaker Balarabe Abdullahi at the government house saw the Governor tasking members of his executive council ensure effective implementation of the budget for speedy development...

Nasarawa Speaker Empowers Constituents with Sewing and Grinding Machines

Nasarawa Speaker Empowers Constituents with Sewing and Grinding Machines Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi  has empowered his constituents with cash and material items worth about N16 million. Abdullahi who represents Umaisha/Ugya state constituency on the platform of APC  distributed the items yesterday in Umaisha,Toto LGA of the state. He distributed N30,000 cash each to 100 students, N30,000 cash...

Over 1000 APGA and PDP supporters defects to APC in Nasarawa Eggon

Over 1000 APGA and PDP supporters defects to APC in Nasarawa Eggon More than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Wakama ward of Nasarawa Eggon in Nasarawa State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the defectors included former elected...

3000 Targeted For Free HIV Counseling, Testing In Nasarawa state

3000 Targeted For Free HIV Counseling, Testing In Nasarawa state As part of efforts to stem the tide of HIV in Nasarawa State, a member of the Federal House Representatives, representing Obi constituency, Hon. Abubakar Dahiru, has organised a medical outreach for residents of Obi community, targeting over 3000 people. The exercise was carried out during the 2019 media campaign on...

You must Prioritize good governance – Buhari to Gov. Sule @60

You must Prioritize good governance - Buhari to Gov. Sule @60 President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule to make good governance his priority in order to leave a lasting and favourable legacy. The President’s call was contained in a message to congratulate Sule on his 60th birthday. He said, “Life is the most invaluable gift from God and...

Fans caused our present predicament Nasarawa united coach

Fans caused our present predicament Nasarawa united coach Coach of Nasarawa united Abubakar Arikya has stated that the fans of the club will have to live with whatever struggle the club might be experiencing at home after the team played out a goalless draw in an outstanding NPFL fixture Thursday against Kano Pillars. Arikya speaking in a chat with newsmen said...