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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.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor donates N20 million for take-off of engineering faculty at state university

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has donated N20 million to facilitate the eventual take-off of the Faculty of Engineering of Nassarawa State University, Keffi.

Nasarawa university owes N1.72 billion – vice-chancellor

The Nasarawa State University, Keffi, says over N1.72 billion liabilities is hampering its operations.

Farmers, Oxfam, others want Nasarawa to create grazing reserves

Farmers in Nasarawa state, Oxfam in Nigeria and a coalition of civil society organisations have called on the state government to create grazing reserves to reduce frequent clashes between farmers and pastoralists in the state.
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.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 30 fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the approved price of N145 per litre and other offences.

DPR seals 13 filling stations, 7 gas refilling outlets in Nasarawa

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 13 Petrol stations and 7 LPG (gas) refilling outlets across Nasarawa state for contravening operational standards.

Insecurity: Guards Brigade soldiers urged to be at alert

Officers and soldiers of the Guards Brigade Nigerian Army have been urged to be disciplined, obedient and alert at all times to curb the activities of terrorists and other criminal groups causing problems for the nation.

Long-awaited Nigerian prisons reform is here – comptroller

Nasarawa State comptroller of the Nigerian prisons, now correctional service, Mr Emmanuel Emerald Okoro said the new prison law assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari would witness the necessary reforms.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

VP Osinbajo: TraderMoni beneficiaries doing well, paying back

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says feedback from the field and testimonies indicate that the TraderMoni and MarketMoni beneficiaries are doing very well and are paying back their loans.

Court remands businessman for ‘abducting’ mechanic

A Grade I Area Court in Kabusa, Abuja on Tuesday ordered that a businessman, Chibuike Agbo, who allegedly abducted a mechanic, be remanded in prison custody, pending trial.

Malnutrition: 20 children dead, more risk death in Nasarawa

Not less than 20 children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition in Nasarawa State are reported to have died and more are expected to follow due to the non availability of the food supplements used for management of children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition in the various general hospitals 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.

Official: No jail break in Keffi prison

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.
The Emir of Keffi, Dr. Shehu Chindo Yamusa III, has said that over 13,000 Almajiri children have been registered in Keffi Local Government Area, Nasarawa State.

Keffi emirate registers 13,000 almajiris, 8,000 out-of-school kids

The Emir of Keffi, Dr. Shehu Chindo Yamusa III, has said that over 13,000 Almajiri children have been registered in Keffi Local Government Area, Nasarawa State. Also, 8, 000 out-of-school children have been identified and returned to schools in the area.
Nigeria Police

Police foil jail break in Keffi prison

Men of the Nigerian Police were, on Thursday morning, mobilised to foil an attempted jail break by inmates at the Keffi minimum security prison, in Keffi town, Keffi local government area of Nasarawa state over poor feeding and lack of facilities.

NMA to offer free medical treatment to five million Nigerians

National President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Francis Adedayo, has disclosed that the association has completed arrangements to offer free treatment to 5 million Nigerians suffering from different ailments in the next three years.

Police arrest five ‘kidnappers’ informants’

The Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has said it arrested five suspected informants to kidnappers terrorising communities in Abaji Area Council and environs.
Water Scarcity

Water scarcity hits three Nasarawa councils

The scarcity, according to the General Manager of Nasarawa State Water Board, Engineer Umar Abdullahi Agbo, was caused by flood that washed away pipes carrying water from Mada Water Works to the three affected local governments.

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Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

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