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Governor Al-Makura has had his baptism of fire long before now because on May 29, 2011, when he was sworn in as governor of Nasarawa State, his ... But at no point during the time of its travails did Nasarawa State ever point accusing fingers at our neighbouring states as being the source of our troubles.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Nasarawa State chapter, has embarked on massive enlightenment campaign to educate the electorate in rural communities on the need to obtain their Permanent Voter Card. Speaking on the aim of the exercise, National Secretary of the party, Labaran Maku, ...

Troops of the 177 Guards Battalion of the Nigerian Army have arrested five suspected militias at Ugyi town in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa state. According to a statement issued by Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, army spokesman, the troops also recovered some arms from the militias during a raid.
Peter Ahemba, President of the Tiv Youth Organisation in Nasarawa State, said seven Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were killed at Ihukan village in Awe Local Government Area by suspected herdsmen. Mr Ahemba told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lafia that the seven farmers ...
Nasarawa State Government has employed 40 teachers into the newly established Comprehensive Special School, Lafia. Prof. Jonathan Ayuba, Commissioner for Special Education, Science and Technology, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Lafia. Ayuba said that out of 135 ...
The police in Nasarawa State on Tuesday confirmed a communal clash between the Ebira and Bassa ethnic groups in Ugya village in Toto Local Government Area of the state. Kennedy Idirisu, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia that the ...

Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has assured the NYSC members posted to the state of their safety, while serving in the state. The governor gave the assurance during the swearing in ceremony of 2018 Batch A, Stream One, corps members posted to the state at the Dan Yamusa Orientation camp in ...
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has condemned the burning of the homes of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nasarawa State. The party's national secretary, Labaran Maku, spoke yesterday while addressing newsmen at Wakama village in Nassarawa-Eggon local council of the state.
Mr Labaran Maku, the former Minister of Information, has called on the Federal Government to assist the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), who were victims of the recent attacks by suspected herdsmen in Nasarawa State. Maku made this call on Monday while addressing newsmen at Wakama village in ...
The Tiv socio-cultural association in Nasarawa State, “Mdzough U Tiv,” on Sunday advised Tiv people to refrain from any form of reprisal attack, following the recent killing of their kinsmen by suspected herdsmen in the state. The Interim President of the association, Mr. Thomas Gar, who gave the charge in ...
President Muhammadu Buhari and Nasarawa State Governor Dr Umaru Tanko Almakura on arrival to lafia. ... The Governor also commiserated with the Nigerian Police authority who lost three of its officers recently within the Southern Zone, stressing that he would continue to visit displaced persons camps ...
Seventeen persons who were allegedly killed at the wake of the recent coordinated attacks on Tiv settlements by suspected herdsmen in Nasarawa State were wednesday given mass burial. Accordingly, seven of the victims had their corpses buried at the Christian cemetery in Lafia, the state capital, while ...
Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have again killed at least 36 persons in Benue and Nasarawa states. The four persons killed in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State were police officers, while 11 others were declared missing after an ambush was laid for the policemen by the herdsmen on ...
He expressed sadness that in Nigeria, with all the security forces, a whole senatorial district would go on being punished by militia and no action was taken by ... “It is no wonder that very eminent Nigerian citizens have urged Nigerians to defend themselves because their lives are in their own hands and no ...
These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Festus Keyamo (SAN) as the Director, Strategic Communications for his 2019 presidential campaigns. Keyamo becomes the official spokesperson for Buhari's campaign for the 2019 ...
Lafia – Dr. Joseph Haruna Kigbo, a former House of Representative member representing Lafia /Obi II Federal Constituency in the National Assembly has on Monday said he would work tirelessly to ensure the return of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State come 2019. Joseph Kigbo ...
... attack on Nasarawa state, North Central Nigeria. Reacting to the issue, Senator Solomon Adeola representing Lagos West Senatorial district called for immediate removal of all Service Chiefs, saying they have failed to proffer solution to incessant insecurity involving loss of hundreds of lives of Nigerians.

Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs have hauled stones at the convoy of Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, who was in Obi Local Government Area for assessment visit to some of the IDP camps and other affected villages. The aggrieved campers stoned the governor's convoy in ...
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“From what we have gathered so far from survivors, the herdsmen, who attacked the border communities, came from Chenkei in Taraba State. “Most of the survivors also accused Nigerian Army of colluding and leading the militant herdsmen to attack their villages. The property and valuables lost in the ...
The High Court in Lafia, Nasarawa State, presided over by Justice James Abundega, yesterday, sentenced a Police officer, Sergeant Vincent Manu, to death for unlawfully shooting and killing a businessman, Stephen Anakwe, after labeling him as an armed robber. Manu was arraigned alongside other five ...
Rampaging gunmen believed to be herdsmen yesterday killed 13 people in Benue and Nasarawa states – two neighbouring middle belt states that have been under herders' attacks in recent times. The killing of seven people in Gbeji town Ukum Local Government area in Benue state happened on ...
A community leader, who pleaded anonymity, told The Guardian that the soldiers left because they complained that they were being owed.He said: “The soldiers left Kadarko this morning (yesterday) because they told us that the state government has not paid them their allowances and were equally hungry ...
Lafia — Troops deployed to check attacks in Kadarko town of Nasarawa have allegedly deserted the settlement in the early hours of yesterday citing non-payment of their allowances by the state government. A community leader, who pleaded anonymity, told The Guardian that the soldiers left because they ...
Ahmed Yakubu, the Chairman of Nasarawa Internal Revenue Service, has expressed optimism that the board will generate N15 billion this year to enhance the revenue profile of the state. Yakuba expressed the zeal on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy visit to the North Central Zonal headquarters of ...
The six siblings, comprising four male and two female, all paralysed, reside in Gitata, Keffi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The Nation quoted the first male child in the family, Danlami, as saying: “Our parents did not die of this disease. “There are eight of us siblings, and six of us are currently ...
... fake dollar bills to scam unsuspecting clients, Wilson Uwujaren, a spokesman for the Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said in a statement. An investigation was launched into Otuedon's activities in Nasarawa, Nigeria's north central state after it received reports the group was ...
“As a number three citizen of Nasarawa state, how will I snatch ballot box meant for election where there is adequate security on ground. “The election was going on smoothly before some people went and mobilised their thugs to disrupt the process which is unfortunate and a threat to our electoral process.
Unknown gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen have invaded Jimin Nyaku in Aloshi chiefdom; and Guidan Ayua in Kadarko area of Keana Local Government, Nasarawa State, killing about six Tiv villagers. It was gathered that the incident, which occurred during the weekend at Jimin Nyaku, left a father and ...
As politicians in Nasarawa State prepare for local government elections slated for May 26, APC stakeholders in Toto Local Government on Tuesday took to the streets to protest alleged imposition of a chairmanship candidate. The stakeholders, who carried placards with inscriptions such as: “Allow ...
The former Secretary to the Government of Nasarawa State, Mr Philip Dada, on Tuesday declared his interest to run for governorship of the state in 2019 under the All Progressives Congress ( APC ). Dada made the declaration when he met with APC ward officials of Karu, Karu Local Government Area of ...
As politicians in Nasarawa State prepare for local government elections slated for May 26, APC stakeholders in Toto Local Government on Tuesday took to the streets to protest alleged imposition of a chairmanship candidate. The stakeholders, who carried placards with inscriptions such as: “Allow ...
The former Secretary to the Government of Nasarawa State, Mr Philip Dada, on Tuesday declared his interest to run for governorship of the state in 2019 under the All Progressives Congress ( APC ). Dada made the declaration when he met with APC ward officials of Karu, Karu Local Government Area of ...
A “mysterious” disease has paralysed six out of eight members of one family in Gitata along Keffi-Kachia highway in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Daily Trust correspondent who visited the family met the victims who are orphans battling with the illness amidst poor living condition without ...
A "mysterious" disease has paralysed six out of eight members of one family in Gitata along Keffi-Kachia highway in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Our correspondent who visited the family met the victims who are orphans battling with the illness amidst poor living condition without ...
The Task Force set up by the Police Command in Nasarawa State to mop up illegal arms and ammunition has recovered 35 assorted arms and 222 rounds of ... more illegal arms and ammunition in the hands of individuals, groups and criminal elements thereby reducing insecurity in the state and Nigeria.
ABUJA – FORMER Clerk to the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Abubakar Maikasuwa, has signified his interest to contest the 2019 governorship seat in Nasarawa state on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). His choice of the APC platform followed a resolution by stakeholders from ...
Hassan Lawal, former works minister, who died on Sunday in Abuja, has been buried at the Kofar Hausa cemetery in Keffi, Nasarawa State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Mohammadu Auwal, the Chief Imam of Keffi Central Mosque, who presided over the funeral prayer, prayed God to grant ...
Danladi appealed to the federal and state governments as well as well-meaning Nigerians to come to their assistance through the provision of foodstuff as well as medical needs. He said that because of their condition they could not fend for themselves. “I was repairing handsets before but now I cannot do ...
Six members of a family in Gitata, Nasarawa State have been paralysed by a strange disease. The six are the ... Danladi appealed to the federal and state governments as well as well-meaning Nigerians to come to their assistance through the provision of foodstuffs as well as medical needs. He said that ...
Lafia — The Nasarawa State Government said it will continue to partner the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi in addressing referral cases emanating from the state's General Hospitals. Governor Tanko Al-Makura stated this thursday when the newly inaugurated board members of the governing council ...
Alhaji Dalhatu Dogara, the Chief Fire Officer of Nasarawa State, has called on residents of the state to immediately call the service in case of any fire outbreaks. ... Dogara urged Nigerians to put off all electronic appliances whenever they were leaving their homes or offices, in order to stem fire disasters.
He said that the list of the employed teachers had been posted at all the 19 area offices in the 13 Local Government Areas of the state and the ministry's headquarters in Lafia. Agwai advised the employed teachers to check their names and report at the ministry from March 26 to April 13 for documentation ...
The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, on Friday urged Nigerians to pray for the safe release of Leah Sharibu ... “The news of the release of the Dapchi girls brought a huge relief to many Nigerians; not only excitement, but hope that the remaining girl and other ...
The Peoples' Democratic Party, PDP, in Nasarawa State, has vowed to shun the May 26, local government elections in the state to avoid security breaches. The Chairman of the Party in the state, Francis Orogu stated this yesterday in Lafia when he received in audience PDP's North Central officials of the ...
The Police Command in Nasarawa State says it has arrested four suspected rustlers, recovered 176 cows and 64 sheep at Bakoro village in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state. DSP Kennedy Idirisu, the command's Public Relations Officer, told newsmen on Wednesday in Lafia. He said the ...
About 2 million residents of Plateau and Nasarawa states will no longer be taking this medicine because the potentially blinding tropical disease, known in ... “River blindness has burdened Nigerians since the days of our ancestors,” said Professor Isaac Adewole, honorable minister of health for Nigeria.
The Deputy Speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Godiya Akwashiki, yesterday declared for governorship of Nasarawa state in 2019. The lawmaker who represents Nasarawa-Eggon West constituency at the state Assembly under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC), made the ...
A suspected phone thief was yesterday burnt to death in Mararaba Gurku area of Nasarawa State along the Abuja-Keffi expressway. According to an eyewitness, Martins Ago, the suspect was killed after the mob saw him snatch a purse containing a mobile phone and cash from a heavily pregnant woman ...
Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Tuesday donated 100 hectares of land to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) for the construction of its permanent Rapid Response Base in the state. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, had on Feb. 20, during a courtesy visit to the governor, ...


 

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