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Nasarawa assembly approves 12 more chiefdoms

Nasarawa State House of Assembly, yesterday approved the request by the outgoing governor, Tanko Al-Makura for the creation of 12 additional Chiefdoms to accommodate the fourth class chiefs in the state.
Nigeria Police

62 suspected kidnappers in police net in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested 62 suspected kidnappers within the last one week.

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.
Abdullahi Sule

Ramadan: Nasarawa governor-elect urges prayers for country, leaders

Mr Abdullahi Sule, the Nasarawa State Governor-elect, has called for special prayers for peace, unity and progress of the country during and after the Ramadan.

NLC, TUC issues demand on appointment of heads of parastatals

Trade Union Congress (TUC) has urged the Federal Government to appoint career officers as Chief Executive Officers of Federal Government’s parastatals and agencies to boost productivity and efficiency.

Police foils robbery attempt in Zaria, arrests two suspects

The Zaria Police Area Command in Kaduna State said on Thursday that it has foiled a robbery attempt by a gang of suspected armed robbers terrorising Dumbin Rauga Area, out-skirt of Zaria and arrested two of them.
Nigeria Police

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.

Vaginal delivery after two Caesarean section attempts dangerous

Dr Emmanuel Anthony, an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with the Masaka Central Hospital, Karu, has advised women to avoid going through vaginal delivery after giving birth through caesarean section twice.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Official: EFCC Academy to begin award of degree certificates soon

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says its academy in Karu, Abuja will soon be certified as the first anti-corruption degree-awarding institution in Nigeria.

Police arrest 37 for kidnapping, other crimes in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has arrested 37 suspects for various crimes including kidnapping, armed robbery, hard drugs peddling among others.

Ex-Adamawa investment coy chief alleges moves to kidnap him

A Yola resident and owner of a block of 21 flats in Karu, near Abuja, has cried out that property racketeers are stalking him, apparently to kidnap and force him to sign off the Karu property.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Corps members allege extortion under guise of skills acquisition in Nasarawa

Some National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Karu local government of Nasarawa State have alleged that the NYSC local government inspector was using the Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Department (SAED) to extort them.

TCN accuses Abuja DisCo of rejecting electricity

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has accused Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) of putting its customers in darkness by rejecting about 40 per cent of electricity wheeled to the company.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

President Buhari wins Nasarawa for first time

President Muhammadu Buhari has won Nasarawa state for the first time in his political career since 2003, defeating Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, his main challenger, by 37,896 votes.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

President Buhari wins Nasarawa with eight LGAs, Atiku Abubakar clears five

The presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, has won in eight Local Government Areas, while the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, swept five LGAs in the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday morning.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.

Elections: PDP sweep some FCT cities in landslide victory

Results coming from many units in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) indicate that the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are in clear lead in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

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18 states to benefit from World Bank projects in 2020

Eighteen states in Nigeria will benefit from the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP), a Word Bank Programme in Nigeria by 2020.

Lebanese president seeks US participation in domestic oil, gas projects

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Monday called on the U.S. to take part in oil and gas exploration in Lebanon, the Presidency’s website reported.
Rafael Nadal adds to his rich French Open history.

Rafael Nadal: I’m not obsessed about Roger Federer’s record

Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open on Sunday, but says matching Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slams haul will not become an obsession.
Coach Martins

Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania name squad

French head coach Corentin Martins has called-up experienced forwards Moulaye Ahmed Khalil and Ismael Diakhite as well as youngsters Mohamed Dellah Yali and El Hacen El Id who plays for Real Valladolid in Spain for the competition.
Femi Gbajabiamila

APC NWC, governors, members-elect endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress met with governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the party on Monday in Abuja to endorse candidates for positions of the Senate President, Speaker and their deputies.