Monday, February 15, 2021



Nasarawa gov’t collaborates with hunters to curbe banditry, kidnapping

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has expressed the willingness of his administration to collaborate with hunters to curb insecurity in the state.

Gov. Sule commends Buhari for extending tenure of IGP Adamu

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for extending the tenure of the Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, for three months.

Sule approves January 18 for schools resumption in Nasarawa

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has approved the re-opening of all schools in the state with effect from Monday, January 18.

Nasarawa seeks more female fire fighters

Dalhatu Dogara, its Chief Fire Officer said on Wednesday in Lafia that there were only four female fire fighters in the state.

Family of 4 tests positive for COVID-19 in Nasarawa

Matthew Kuju, Publisher of Eggonnews, a Community Newspaper in Nasarawa State and three members of his family have tested positive for COVID-19.

Nigerian govt disburses N52m to 2,600 rural women in Nasarawa

The Federal Government on Wednesday disbursed the sum of N52 million  to 2,600 vulnerable rural women in Nasarawa State to uplift their socio-economic status.

Only 5 persons died of COVID-19 in Nasarawa since outbreak — Official

Dr Emmanuel Akabe, Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, said on Thursday in Lafia, that 15 persons had died from COVID-19, complications in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic.

COVID-19: Nasarawa Poly clinic shut down as NYSC member tests positive

The primary health care clinic of the Isah Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, Lafia, Nasarawa State, has been shut down, following the contraction of COVID-19 by an NYSC member who is a nurse attached to the institution.

JNI, CAN team up to end forced marriage, other right violations  in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State chapter of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, and that of the Christian Association of Nigerian, CAN, have set up an interfaith group to address forced marriages and other rights violations in the state.

NBC sanctions 716 broadcast stations in 2 months

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, says it has sanctioned 716 infractions broadcast stations over infractions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code between April and June.

Sule condemns killing of Nasarawa APC Chairman

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has condemned the killing of the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Philip Shekwo, describing it as unfortunate.

BREAKING: Kidnapped Nasarawa APC chair found dead

The  kidnapped Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressives Party, APC, Philip Shekwo, has been killed allegedly by his abductors. The  state secretary of the...

JUST IN: Gunmen abduct Nasarawa APC Chairman

Some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  Philip Shekwo, at his residence in...

JUST IN: Gunmen abduct Nigerian lecturer, demand N30m ransom

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted clement Uhembe, a senior lecturer with the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State.

Nasarawa varsity to begin engineering programs

The Nasarawa State University, Keffi will start offering engineering programs by the 2021/ 2022 academic session.

Nasarawa govt confirms outbreak of Lassa fever

The Nasarawa State Government has confirmed an outbreak of Lassa fever in the state.

Nasarawa govt moves to reposition education sector, develops 4-year plan

The Nasarawa State Government has developed a four-year development plan to re-position the education sector for improved teaching and leaning.

Families of kidnap victims in Nasarawa want government’s aid

The family members of some kidnapped victims in Nasarawa State have called on the Security Agencies and the government to come to the aid of the victims and secure their release.

Police arrests 3 suspects over Nasarawa deputy governor’s convoy attack

The Nasarawa State police command has said that it had nabbed three suspects in connection with the attack on the state’s deputy governor convoy that led to the death of three policemen and two drivers.

Again, rainstorm destroys 35 public schools in Nasarawa state

The Commissioner for Education in Nasarawa State, Aliyu Tijjani, has said that 35 public schools were destroyed by a rainstorm in the state.

Maku urges politicians to desist from politics of violence

Labaran Maku, National Secretary of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has called on politicians to desist from politics of violence and give peace a...

First-class students of Nasarawa varsity to get automatic employment, VC assures

Muhammad Sanusi, the Vice- Chancellor of Federal University, Lafia, has re-assured the pioneer first class graduates of the university that it will employ them...

Tight security as Buhari arrives Lafia

The one-day visit to Lafia, Nasarawa state, by President Muhammadu Buhari, is witnessing a heavy security deployment in major streets of the city. The police...

Herdsmen/Farmers clashes: Residents express optimism as Buhari visits Lafia

Nasarawa people are looking up to President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit on Tuesday as a panacea to herdsmen and farmers crisis in the area. Some residents...

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