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Nasarawa: Tribunal dismisses PDM’s petition

National and State Houses of Assembly Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa, on Monday struck out the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) challenging the Feb. 24 election which returned the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner.

Nasarawa government to partner Benue, Plateau to tackle farmer-herdsmen clashes

Nasarawa State Governor-elect, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has stated that his administration will partner Benue and Plateau States to end the persistent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the two states.
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Boniface Odeh: We align with President Buhari in all efforts to make Nigeria great...

Prof. Boniface Odeh, a community leader, has said that the Igede people of Benue State have confidence in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.
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Nasarawa attacks: NEMA distributes relief materials to over 2000 victims

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to more than 2000 victims of gunmen attacks in Nasarawa State.
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NEMA donates relief materials to displaced persons in Nasarawa

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Sunday donated relief materials worth millions of naira to persons displaced by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Andaha community of Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
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Nasarawa attacks: NEMA takes headcount of IDPs

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has carried out a headcount of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the three communities recently attacked by suspected herdsmen in Akwanga, Nasarawa State.

Nasarawa assembly condemns killings of 17 persons

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Thursday condemned the Sunday night shootings that claimed 17 lives in Numa, a rural community in Akwanga Local Government, and urged security agencies to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

How we were attacked, relatives killed by suspected herdsmen – Nasarawa residents

A resident of Numan-Chuko in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Maiwuya Bahago, on Monday narrated how she lost a pregnant daughter and three other children to suspected herdsmen attack.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

15 people killed, 14 injured by armed bandits in Nasarawa

15 people have been killed and 14 others were injured last night in Numa village, Andaha Town, in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
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Police arrest 23 for armed robbery, kidnapping, others in Nasarawa

The Police Command in Nasarawa State says it has arrested 23 persons suspected to be criminals from various parts of the state, within the last two months.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

FRSC warns drivers against reckless driving

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Nasarawa State Command, has identified impatience, reckless driving and speeding by motorists as major causes of road accidents in the country.

Abductors demand N5 million for journalist’s wife release

Suleiman Abubakar, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Chairman, Correspondents’ chapel, Nasarawa State has said that the gunmen, who attacked him and abducted his wife, Yahanasu demanded for N5 million for her release.

Gunmen attack journalist, abduct wife, three others in Nasarawa

Gunmen on Wednesday attacked Suleiman Abubakar, Chairman of Correspondents’ chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Nasarawa state and abducted his wife, Yahanasu Abubakar.

APGA condemns herdsmen attack in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State chapter of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) on Tuesday condemned the attack and the recent killing of an under age girl and attack on three Mada communities by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Official: Nasarawa election tribunal receives 12 petitions

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has received 12 petitions from different candidates in Nasarawa State.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Suspected herdsmen attack two Nasarawa communities, raze 11 houses

Samson Gamuyari, the Chun Mada of Mada nation, on Monday confirmed an attack on two villages where 11 houses were razed in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
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Nasarawa elections: I’II reclaim my mandate from APC – PDP candidate

The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State, David Ombugadu, has described the result of the March 9 governorship election in the state as an electoral fraud and vowed to reclaim his mandate.

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Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
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Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.