Tag: Nasarawa

PDP chieftain escapes kidnap attempt in Nasarawa

Nasarawa Police Command has foiled an attempt to abduct Mr Umar Nasiru-Black, Nasarawa-South Zonal Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The attempt is contained in a statement signed by Ramhan Nansel, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state and made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lafia. According[Read More…]

LG Poll: Thugs attack APC official, burn his brother’s house in Nasarawa

Thugs numbering four have attacked Mr Waziri Enwongulu, the Legal Adviser, All Progressives Congress (APC) of Wakama ward, Nasarawa State. Enwongulu while narrating his ordeal on Saturday in Wakama when officials of APC and stakeholders visited him, said that he doesn’t know why the unidentified men attacked him and burnt[Read More…]

Police confirm ‘assassination attempt’ on Nasarawa lawmaker

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed an “attempted assassination” attack on a member of the state House of Assembly on Wednesday, Mr Samuel Tsebe. NewsWireNGR reports that Tsebe is representing Akwanga South state constituency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Police Public Relation Officer[Read More…]

Nasarawa Governor sacks all members of the executive council

Nasarawa Governor, Abdullahi Sule, says he has sacked all members of the State Executive Council. The sacking was announced by the governor himself at the end of an expanded executive meeting at the Government House on Monday in Lafia. He did not give any reason for his action. The governor,[Read More…]

Customs alerts Nigerians of Boko Haram terrorist camps in Abuja, Kogi and Nasarawa

The Nigeria Customs Service has asked its officers to stay alert in Abuja as there are Boko Haram terrorist camps in and around the Federal Capital Territory. In a notice with reference NCS/ENF/ABJ/180/S.I/VOL.II, issued by the Comptroller, Enforcement Headquarters, H.A. Sabo, in Wuse Zone 3, Abuja, the NCS said it[Read More…]

Breaking: Nasarawa State Governor’s father hospitalised, governor’s residence, palace decontaminated

The residence of the Nasarawa State governor and the palace of the Emir of Gudi Town in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state, have been decontaminated. Sule Bawa, father of Nasarawa governor Abdullahi Sule, and Emir of Gudi was rushed to the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH) in Lafiya,[Read More…]

JAMB shuts down 38 computer centres across Nigeria

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has shut down 38 Computer Centres where candidates wishing to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ought to register. The affected centres are in Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Delta, Katsina, Kwara, Lagos, Nasarawa, Ondo, Oyo and Rivers. Three centres in Adamawa, Delta and[Read More…]

DSS Arrests Boko Haram Men in Lagos, Taraba, Nasarawa, Kogi States

PRESS RELEASE In its determined counter-terrorism efforts to consolidate on the gains it has made in the sustenance of offensive against identified criminal gangs, kidnap syndicates and terrorist elements across the country, the Department of State Services (DSS) has recorded major successes which have further degraded the capability of these[Read More…]

Thunder Strikes And Kills 21 Cows In Nasarawa

The Zonal Secretary, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Nasarawa South, Nasarawa State, Jaafaru Usman, on Thursday said 21 cows had been killed by thunder at Ashige in Lafia East Development Area of the state. Usman told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lafia that the thunder struck on[Read More…]

Fulani Herdsmen Are Killing Their Hosts In Self-defence, Says Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigerian has said Fulani herdsmen, who have allegedly been involved in serial killings in various communities in the country, kill their hosts in self-defence. The leader of a delegation of MACBAN to the Defence Headquarters, Senator Dagiri Alkali, said the Fulani moved into[Read More…]