Tag: Nasarawa

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…]

In Nasarawa, Bishop Weds 109 Couples Same Time, Officiating Priest Urged In-laws Not To Interfere

Nasarawa, April 30, 2016 (NAN) Most Rev. Mathew Audu, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lafia, Nasarawa State, on Saturday in Masaka wedded 109 couples and urged in-laws not to interfere in their affairs. Audu, who was on his third pastoral visit to St. Martin’s Catholic Church, Masaka, appealed[Read More…]

A Visit To FRSC By Reuben Abati

One of the things I have had to do in recent times was to renew my driver’s licence. This took me to the headquarters of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Abuja. The procedure requires the applicant’s presence: forms to be filled, fees to be paid, fingerprinting to be[Read More…]

PDP Won’t Insult Buhari The Way APC Attacks Jonathan – Metuh

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh has said that the party will provide a decent and credible opposition that will constructively proffer sound alternatives to the policies and programmes of the in-coming administration without recourse to insults, propaganda and deceit. Metuh who stated this[Read More…]

#NigeriaDecides Buhari Wins In Jigawa, Kogi And Oyo States, As Jonathan Edges In Nasarawa, From Latest Results Released

By Chris Nomjov General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) of the All Progressives Congress was on Monday morning announced the winner of the March 28 Presidential elections in Kogi State. The State Collation Officer, Prof. Adikwu Michael, who is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, made the announcement at the[Read More…]

Nasarawa Assembly Directs Chief Judge To Set Up Investigative Panel Over Al-Makura’s Impeachment

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has directed the state Chief Judge, Suleiman Dikko, to set up a panel to investigate Governor Tanko Al-Makura, accused by lawmakers of committing impeachable offences. The lawmakers Wednesday arrived at the assembly with heavy security around 6.30am, and began sitting at about 10am for about[Read More…]

“No One Is Perfect” Nasarawa Lawmaker Begs Colleagues Not To Impeach Al-Makura

A lawmaker in Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Othman Bala, has appealed to members not to impeach Gov. Umaru Al-Makura, in the interest of the state. Bala (APC, Keffi-East) said in Lafia on Friday that lawmakers should put the interest of the state above other considerations. “The lawmakers love[Read More…]

Nasarawa, Edo, Rivers & Borno Governors Are Next To Be Impeached- el-Rufai

The former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and member of the All Progressives Congress, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has accused the Presidency of orchestrating the impeachment of the Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako. He reacted shortly after the news of Nyako’s removal by the Adamawa State House of Assembly filtered in,[Read More…]