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Say No To Ethnic Cum Religious Politics: NGO Advocates in Lafia

 Say No To Ethnic Cum Religious Politics: NGO Advocates in Lafia  Ahead of the 2019 general elections, an NGO, Yusufu Turaki Foundation, on Tuesday advised the different ethnic groups in Nasarawa State to eschew religious and ethnic sentiments in voting their leaders. The Founder of the NGO, Prof. Yusufu Turaki, gave the counsel in a paper presentation during a public lecture...

Herdsmen Attacks: Over 7,000 school children out of school in Nasarawa

Herdsmen Attacks: Over 7,000 school children out of school in Nasarawa. Over 7000 school children in both primary and secondary school have been reportedly forced out of school in Nasarawa at the in the wake of attacks in both Benue and Nasarawa state. Investigations revealed that at least, over 7,000 primary school pupils and secondary school students have been reportedly forced...

Music: IQ Billa Bangz – For you

For you tune is a song for love A song for the ones who love The brand IQ Billa Bangz hails from Nasarawa state Abuja based artiste presently in lagos dished out a loving and groovy seasonal tune for the fans after a long break of silence,he talks about how we should learn how to trust our spouse,and also we should...

NSCDC Trains 5,000 Vigilance Group In Nasarawa State

NSCDC Trains 5,000 Vigilance Group In Nasarawa State. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nasarawa State, has begun the training of 5,000 members of vigilance group and Nasarawa Youths Empowerment Scheme (NAYES) on intelligence gathering. NSCDC Commandant in the state Mohammed Mahmoud-Fari disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia on Wednesday. The figure...

Yusuf Agabi denied defecting to APC

Yusuf Agabi denied defecting to APC. Former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State, Dr Yusuf Agabi, has denied defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking with newsmen in Abuja yesterday, Dr Agabi said he remains a vibrant and loyal member of the PDP, who shares in its vision and aspiration for a better and stronger...

Nasarawa NYSC Member Garuba Shot in Benue State By Unknown Gunmen

Nasarawa NYSC Member Shot in Benue State By Unknown Gunmen    The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa State has confirmed the shooting of one of its corps member, Ogbu Garuba, by gunmen in Benue state. The Coordinator of the NYSC in Nasarawa State, Zainab Isah, who confirmed the shooting in a press conference yesterday in Lafia, said Garuba, a 2017...

Herdmen/Farmers Crisis:Nasarawa Assembly Cautions Against Inciting Statements

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Herdmen/Farmers Crisis:Nasarawa Assembly Cautions Against Inciting Statements  The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has cautioned politicians, religious leaders and other stakeholders in the Nigeria project against inciting statements capable of bringing more confusion as a result of the crisis between farmers and herdsmen in the country, especially the new year killings in Benue State. Speaker of the state assembly, Ibrahim Abdullahi,...

Man arrested for sleeping with 13yrs old in nasarawa

Man arrested for sleeping with13yrs old in nasarawa. The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC ) on Monday arrested Haruna Abdulkadir, 30,  from Daddare, Obi Local Government Area, for allegedly defiling a 13-year old girl. Mohammed Mahmoud-Fari, the State Commandant of the NSCDC told newsmen in Lafia that the suspect had on Jan. 20...

1.6 Million Mosquito Nets To Be Distributed In Nasarawa

1.6 Million Mosquito Nets To Be Distributed In Nasarawa. The Nasarawa State Government says it will distribute 1.6 million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) to all households as part of efforts to eliminate malaria. Dr Ibrahim Adamu, Director of Public Health, Ministry of Health, made this known when he briefed newsmen in Lafia on Monday. Adamu said that the distribution, which would...

Fire Raze Down Lafia Timber Market Again 

Fire inferno has razed down popular Timber Market in Lafia popularly called "Timber Shade"  The ungodly Inferno was said to have started at around 3am Friday 19th Jan, Morning, though the cause of the fire incident is yet to be known. According to an eye witness the fire outbreak started from the middle line and spreads to other lines as goods...

The NNPC Mega Station in Shabu, Lafia Extends Closing Hours

The NNPC Mega Station in Shabu,  Lafia Extends Closing Hours Mustapha Agwai, Manager of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) mega station in Lafia, Nasarawa State, says the station has to extend its closing hours to meet the demands of motorists. Agwaitold News men that the zeal to satisfy motorists who visit the station led to management decision to extend the closing hours...

MUSIC: Ninx B – Chocolate (Prod. Davebeatz)

MUSIC: Ninx B – Chocolate (Prod. Davebeatz). Ninx B the front line art of tunez berry entertainment starts up d year with a sick mid tempo love song titled chocolate for dem gyal dem prod. By Davebeatz . Ninx B is definitely an art d Music Industry should look out for in 2018. Ninx B and E Kelly’s project drops soon. Listen...

MUSIC: Suspi – Shaku

MUSIC: Suspi – Shaku. Suspi kickstart the year in a brand style with the slang of the latest dance style #Shaku. Enjoy!  MUSIC: Suspi – Shaku

Return all stolen money,Al-Makura to Tertiary boards.

Return all stolen money,Al-Makura to Tertiary boards. Nasarawa state Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura has charged those who stole funds meant for the development of government institutions to get ready to return them. Al-makura gave the order when the investigative committee set up to look into the activities of higher institutions in the state from 2014 to last year presented its report...

Woman arrested for buying seven abducted children in karu

Woman arrested for buying seven abducted children in karu. The police in Nasarawa State have arrested said they have arrested one Mrs. Grace Etim, in whose custody seven missing children were found. According to the police, Etim confessed that she bought the children from some kidnappers. The police said Etim’s arrest followed the arrest of a suspected kidnapper, Anthony Jatau, 35, who...

Mararaba Court Remands 2 in Prison For Impersonation and Possession of Weapons

Judicial staff who assaulted Nasarawa Chief Judge to be prosecuted
Mararaba Court Remands 2 in prison For Impersonation and Possession of Weapons Court remands two men over impersonation, possession of weapons. A Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State, on Friday ordered the remand of two men over alleged impersonation, extortion and possession of dangerous weapons. The Judge, Ibrahim Shekarau, who ordered the remand of Pius Wuyab, 18, and Emmanuel Aboh,...

Man Arraigned In Court For Allegede N211,000 Fraud

Man Arraigned In Court For Allegede  N211,000 Fraud    A 28-year-old man, Zailani Umar, has  appeared before a Mararaba Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, for  alleged N211, 000 fraud and phone theft. Umar who resides in Karu, FCT, is standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, fraud and theft. The prosecutor, Cpl. Hamen Donald, told the court that one Ogwolo Ngbede of...

DSS arrest journalist over alleged report against Al-Makura

DSS arrest journalist over alleged report against Al-Makura. The Department of State Services (DSS) has on Thursday detained Akolo Raymond, editor with an online tabloid, Nasarawa Mirror over report against Gov. Umaru Tanko Al-Makura. Nasafocus learnt that the privately owned media tabloid published a report standing-upon line with the accommodation of Fulani herdsmen who were dislodged from Benue State. Mr. Raymond was...

Police recover 7 stolen children, arrest suspects in Masaka

Police recover 7 stolen children, arrest suspects in Masaka. The Nasarawa State Police command has recovered seven children and arrested one Grace Etim suspected of being in the business of selling of stolen children in Masaka area of Karu LGA of the state. The command spokesman, DSP Idrisu Kennedy, who disclosed this yesterday to newsmen in Lafia, said, “On 16th January,...

Breeze FM demolition: Al-Makura to settle Dr. Nawani outside court

Breeze FM demolition: Al-Makura to settle Dr. Nawani outside court. The Nasarawa State Government and the management of Breeze FM, Lafia, have agreed to settle out-of-court, the case on the demolition of the broadcast station in Lafia, by the state government. Shehu Usman, the state Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, disclosed this on Thursday at the hearing of the case at...

Principal,others suspended for flogging student in GSS Nasarawa Eggon

Principal,others suspended for flogging student in GSS Nasarawa Eggon. The principal and two other staff of Government Science School, Nasarawa Eggon, in Nasarawa state were suspended by the Ministry of Education over severe punishment melted on female students who resumed late. The principal, the compound master and the staff who posted the video of the punishment on the social media,...

Nasarawa tertiary institutions to embark on strike soon

Nasarawa tertiary institutions to embark on strike soon. The Joint Union of Nasarawa State Tertiary Institutions has served the state government four weeks ultimatum to address its welfare or risk indefinite strike action. The statement, which was signed by the union Chairman, Samuel Bashayi and made available in Lafia, stated that the union could no longer tolerate the un-seriousness of state...

FMC Keffi records three suspected cases of Lassa fever

FMC Keffi records three suspected cases of Lassa fever. Dr Giyan Joshua-Ndom, the Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, Nasarawa State, says the hospital is currently handling three cases of suspected Lassa fever. Joshua-Ndom told our reporter in Keffi on Thursday that the hospital had taken the patients’ blood samples for test to ascertain whether or not they had the...

Fresh Attack: Fulani Herdsmen invade Doma,kill four

Fresh Attack: Fulani Herdsmen invade Doma,kill four. At least four persons were killed in a renewed attack on Uhime and Angyo communities at Dooka in Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State by armed men suspected to be herdsmen. A resident of the area, John Tyojembe, who escaped death by the whiskers, told newsmen in Lafia, the state capital, that herdsmen...

Silas Agara to begin consultation on 2019 Guber Race

Silas Agara to begin consultation on 2019 Guber Race. The Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, has secured the approval of his party, the All Progressive Congress (APC), to commence a statewide consultation over his aspiration to contest in the 2019 gubernatorial election in the state. Agara sought the approval when he visited the party’s state secretariat in Lafia Tuesday, and got...
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