Tag: Nasarawa

Opinion: We Want A Revolution, They Want A War

By Peregrino Brimah Which massacre? Yobe? Borno? Adamawa? Plateau? Katsina? Kaduna? Benue? Nasarawa? The hashtag, “#XYZmassacre” has become the inevitably appropriate marker for the Nigerian holocaust. 50 here, 250 there, death comes easy in the north these days. Conservative United States estimates put figures at over 20,000 dead in violence[Read More…]

Governor Al-makura Demands A Review Of Military Operations, Condemns The Killings Of Fulani Herdsmen In The State

NAN Gov. Umaru Al-makura of Nasarawa State has called on the Federal Government to review the military operation in the state to guide against civilian casualties. Al-makura made the call when he paid a condolence visit on the paramount ruler ‘Osana of Keana’ Emmanuel Elayo, over the killing of herdsmen[Read More…]

Security: Military Begins Major Operations In Benue, Nasarawa, Plateau

NAN The military said on Monday that it had begun major operations in Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau to end the activities of armed men and criminal gangs. Maj.-Gen. Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information, said in a statement on Monday in Abuja that the operations would end the wanton killing[Read More…]

PDP Accuses Electoral Comission Of Manipulating Nasarawa Election Results

The inability of the State Independent Electoral Commission to release results of the local government election held on Saturday, the Peoples Democratic Party in Nasarawa State is crying foul . The party while briefing reporters in Lafia on Sunday says “results indicate that it won the chairmanship elections in eight[Read More…]

Nigerian Woman Disowns Cat For Being Gay

A middle-aged woman (names withheld) yesterday in Lafia, Nasarawa State, publicly disowned her cat whom she had kept as a pet for seven years for what she termed “an unnatural sexual behavior” which she finds disturbing and “a contradiction of the laws of nature.” By this, the cat has made[Read More…]

Abuja Disco Promise Niger, Nasarawa, Kogi & FCT Residents Improved Power Supply

NAN The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company says it has started the implementation of some strategic plans aimed at boosting power supply to Niger, Nasarawa, Kogi and the Federal Capital Territory. The company, in a statement issued and circulated among media houses in Lokoja on Sunday, said that the objective was[Read More…]