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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.

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.

Nasarawa speaker drums support for new Emir of Lafia

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has called on people of the state to support the new Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Bage (rtd), to enable his succeed in his new assignment as a traditional ruler.

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.

Nasarawa election: PDM granted permission to inspect electoral materials

The National and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia Tuesday granted Abdullahi Agwai, Nasarawa South Senatorial Candidate of Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) permission to inspect electoral materials used in the February 23 election.
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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.
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Nasarawa elections: APC in early lead in governorship poll

Mr Abdullahi Sule, Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State is leading the results of Saturday’s Governorship elections declared so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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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.

Labaran Maku: I don’t need political structures to win Nasarawa governorship seat

Former information minister Labaran Maku, who is contesting the Nasarawa governorship seat on the ticket of APGA, says he does not need political structures to win the election.

Nigerian Army: No soldier ambushed, attacked in Benue

The Nigerian Army Commander of the Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Major General Adeyemi Yekini, has brushed aside reports that some OPWS troops including Captain Sani were ambushed and attacked in Benue State.

Nasarawa PDP governorship candidate picks running mate

Mr Emmanuel Ombugadu, Nasarawa State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has picked Rep. Ogoshi Onawo as his running mate.
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Three APC delegates die in Nasarawa

No fewer than three delegates reportedly died in a ghastly motor accident in Keana Local government area of Nasarawa State shortly after the just concluded All Progressive Congress governorship primary election in the state.
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Governor Al-Makura, Senator Adamu spar over alleged imposition

A former governor of Nasarawa State and senator representing Nasarawa West senatorial district, Abdullahi Adamu, has vowed to teach Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura a political lesson of his life for sponsoring a candidate against him in the APC senatorial primary.

Police arrest 23 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers in Nasarawa

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested 23 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers in August, the Commissioner of Police, Yahaya Bello, said on Friday.

2019: Lawmaker advises politicians to rely on God

Ahead of 2019 general elections, Ogoshi Onawo, Member representing Awe/Doma/Keana Federal Constituency in National Assembly, has called on politicians to rely on God as the giver of power.

DHQ: Herdsmen kill two soldiers, injure Commander in Nasarawa

The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, has said armed herdsmen attacked the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke in the Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, killing two soldiers and injuring five others, including the Commanding Officer.
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DHQ denies killing of herdsmen, cows by soldiers in Nasarawa

The Defence Headquarters has denied allegation by the Nasarawa State branch of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) that its Special Forces of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) had killed herdsmen and hundreds of cows in the state.

Suspected herdsmen kill two soldiers, injure two others in Benue

At least, two Nigerian soldiers were, on Tuesday, killed and two others injured after they were ambush by suspected herdsmen in Benue State.

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