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Rape: Federal government, NGOs sensitise FCT residents, traders

Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and some NGOs, on Saturday, embarked on a walk in the FCT to sensitise traders in markets and other residents on the need to end rape and other forms of violence against women and children.

Nasarawa PDP tells assemblymen do party proud

The Nasarawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the lawmakers elected on its platform to be above board, do the party proud and enhance the development of the state.

Applicant remanded for being in possession of 13 ‘stolen phones’

A Karu Grade I Area Court on Monday ordered that a 33-year-old applicant, Adeleke Senn, who was caught with 13 allegedly stolen phone, be remanded in Keffi correctional facility, pending bail application.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa government directs shop owners to move into stalls before November 1 or risk...

Nasarawa State Government has directed shop owners in all modern markets across the state to move into shops allocated to them on or before Nov.1 or risk revocation.

Nasarawa Assembly pledges support for bureau on waste management

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Urban Development and Regional Planning has expressed its determination to give the state Waste Management Bureau the needed support to ensure proper management of waste in the state.

Nasarawa Assembly confirms 15 commissioner nominees

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed all the 15 commissioner nominees sent to the House by Governor Abdullahi Sule.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate faults central bank on anchor borrowers programme

The Senate on Thursday faulted the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP), insisting that the apex bank was not in the position to implement it.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor submits 15 commissioner-nominees to assembly

Nasarawa Governor Engr. Abdullahi Sule on Wednesday submitted 15 commissioner-nominees to the House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.

GIABA strengthens EFCC’s capacity to fight money laundering

In its determination to boost the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing in West Africa, the Inter-Governmental Action against Money laundering in West Africa, GIABA, between Monday September 23 and Friday exposed officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to latest Anti-Money laundering and countering financing of terrorism trends.

Ibrahim Magu: North-East NGOs require EFCC clearance to move cash

The acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has called on the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, to ensure that humanitarian organisations moving cash in the North-East secure clearance from the commission in order to check terrorists financing.

Dismissed policeman in court for allegedly hiding a stolen cow

A 39-year-old dismissed policeman, Augustine Imumorin, on Thursday appeared in a Karu Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly hiding a stolen cow.
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Bet9ja sponsors grassroots football competition in Nasarawa

Bet9ja, a betting company in Nigeria says it will sponsor Nasarawa State Football Association (FA) 2019/2020 “Premier League Competition”, an initiative for local football teams across the state.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.

Priest urges Catholic lawyers to help defend the poor

The Lafia Diocesan Chaplain of the Catholic Lawyers Association of Nigeria (CLAN), Rev. Fr. Paul Eze, has urged the association members to dedicate part of their time to offering legal services to the poor.

Expert calls for improved health infrastructure

A Medical Practitioner, Dr Tony Momoh, has advised government to fix dilapidated health infrastructure and provide equipment to make the health sector more functional.

Expert advises federal government to strengthen NHIS, improve health access

A Medical Practitioner, Dr. Sunny Ukachakwu, has advised the government to strengthen health subsidies such as the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) so as to improve access to healthcare in the country.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR seals 13 petrol stations, seven gas refill outlets in Nasarawa

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Nasarawa State has sealed 13 petrol stations and seven Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) refilling outlets for violating operational guidelines.

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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

NIMC extends diaspora enrolment to Togo, Niger, Ivory Coast

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has extended the enrolment of Nigerians living in the Diaspora into the National Identity Database to Togo, Niger Republic, Ivory Coast and the Republic of Ireland.

NIS explains visa on arrival policy

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has said the visa on arrival for holders of passports of African countries from January 2020 is to accelerate African Integration.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor presents 2020 Appropriation Bill of N178.1 billion

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Friday presented the year 2020 Appropriation Bill of N178.1 billion before the state House of Assembly.
Kidnap Victim

Abductors of pregnant woman, nine-year-old girl demand N30 million

Abductors of the pregnant woman identified as Mrs Okeke who was abducted by gunmen with two other children aged 9 and 12 in their homes in the Juji area of Kaduna have made a demand of N10 million for each of their victims.

Kogi PDP guber ticket: Court to rule on motion for joinder

Those hoping for an early resolution of the controversy over the rightful owner of the Kogi People’s Democratic Party, PDP Governorship ticket have had their waiting time extended.