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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.
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Minimum wage: Association begs traders not to increase prices of goods

Mrs Hadiza Sabo, the Nasarawa State Chairperson of Market Women Association (MWA), has implored traders not to increase the prices of their goods following approved minimum wage for workers.
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.
Abdullahi Osanga, the Chairman of Nasarawa United Football Club of Lafia, on Monday said the club would issue identification cards to its team’s supporters for the upcoming season.

Nasarawa United plans identification cards for supporters

Abdullahi Osanga, the Chairman of Nasarawa United Football Club of Lafia, on Monday said the club would issue identification cards to its team’s supporters for the upcoming season.

Amnesty: 19 journalists attacked in Nigeria within nine months

The Amnesty International has launched a report chronicling attacks on the press in Nigeria since 2015.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governors stealing public funds need deliverance – Nasarawa governor

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has said that any person elected as governor of a state has no justification to steal public funds.

I never called for salary reduction – Nasarawa accountant-general

The Accountant-General of Nasarawa State, Mr Zakka Yakubu, has described as “fake”, news quoting him as calling for a downward review of workers’ salaries.

Nasarawa accountant general seeks cut in workers salary

The Accountant General of Nasarawa State, Mr. Zakka Yakubu, has proposed the review of civil servants salaries in order to free up funds for infrastructural development .

Nasarawa govt flags off computer training for ten thousand civil servants

The three months training which is aimed at equipping workers with digital knowledge for service efficiency in offices also avails them the opportunity to acquire HP Laptops on loan from the state government.

Police confirm pastor’s abduction in Lafia

The Nasarawa State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a cleric, Mr John Egla, said to be a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Lafia.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Official: Nine NYSC members to repeat service year in Nasarawa

Nine corps members in Nasarawa State are to repeat their service for absconding from their places of primary assignment, Mrs Ramatu Sanda, NYSC Coordinator in the state, has said.

Witness absence stalls trial of four suspects in Ombatse killings

The absence of a prosecution witness on Wednesday stalled the trial of four members of the Ombatse militia charged with the alleged killing of 84 security personnel in Alakyo Village of Nasarawa State.

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.

Stakeholders lament deplorable state of federal roads, urge government intervention

Some stakeholders have lamented the deplorable state of federal roads in their respective areas, saying the situation is adversely affecting the socio-economic lives of the people.
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Nasarawa guber: Police tightens security ahead of tribunal judgement

The Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday said it had beefed up security in the state to prevent any breakdown of law and order ahead of the judgment of the governorship election petition tribunal slated for Saturday.

Nasarawa Assembly approves N5 billion loan for government

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has approved the request of the state government to secure N5 billion bond from the capital market to undertake vital projects across the state.

Nasarawa Assembly nullifies creation of village, district areas

Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Tuesday nullified the purported creation of additional village and district areas in the state.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor reduces number of ministries to 13

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has reduced the number of existing ministries in the state to 13.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’