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Nasarawa Assembly warns schools against violation of coronavirus protocols

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has warned management of both public and private schools in the state against flouting COVID-19 safety protocols.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

2021 Budget: Nasarawa earmarks N35.4 billion for education

The Nasarawa State Government has earmarked N35. 4 billion to the education sector, representing 30 percent of the 2021 budget.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor: I feel uncomfortable paying salaries in percentages

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State says he is not comfortable paying workers’ salaries in percentages because throughout his 30-year working life, he never got his salary in such manner.

Nasarawa farmers get subsidised farm inputs

Farmers in Nasarawa, numbering more than 500, have received subsidised farming inputs to aid food production and ensure food sufficiency and security in the state.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa approves date for school resumption

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has approved the re-opening of all schools in the state with effect from Monday, Jan. 18.

17 travellers burnt to death in Nasarawa auto crash

No fewer than 17 persons were burnt to death in a ghastly road accident in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

15 Doctors test positive to coronavirus in Nasarawa

15 doctors out of 139 doctors working in Nasarawa State Government Hospitals have tested positive to COVID-19.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Coronavirus: Nigeria now at tipping point – PTF

The Federal Government, yesterday, took stock of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic vis-a-vis the attitude of Nigerians to embracing safety precautions, and concluded that the country was now at a tipping point.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

Minister: Two million Nigerians displaced by insurgency, banditry

The Federal Government has placed the number of people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, armed banditry in the North-West and communal clashes in the country at about two million.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in his New Year broadcast decried the level of violence in the country, saying insecurity is setting Nigeria back at “critical points” through the destruction of public and private investments.

President Buhari charges commission on lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja charged National Commission for Persons with Disabilities to play its roles adequately in the realisation of the government objective of lifting 100million Nigerians out of poverty.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Sadiya Umar Farouq

Nigerian government flags off disbursement of N52 million to rural women in Nasarawa

The programme initiated in 2020 by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development commenced with disbursement of twenty thousand naira (N20,000) each, to the 2,600 beneficiaries.

Nasarawa: Kidnappers abduct 20, kill one, as police foil robbery

One person was reportedly killed, yesterday, with over 20 others abducted by gunmen along Mungi-Buga in Gwari-Gadabuke village, Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 250 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 53,727.

Coronavirus: Nigerian government rules out lock-down for now

The Federal Government, yesterday, said that the economic and social implications may make it difficult for it to impose another lock-down in the country.

Police foil armed robbery attack in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has foiled an armed robbery attack at Gidan Gambo community along Lafia-Shandam road with the attempt to rob unsuspecting commuters at about 10:45 on Sunday night, January the 3rd.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police: 40 robbers,18 kidnappers arrested in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Police said it arrested 40 armed robbers, prosecute 30, convicted 5 while 5 others were still under investigation between January and December last year.
Nasarawa united striker Hassan Adamu has stated that the back to back victories recorded by the Lafia-based side is a message to other teams in the league.

NPFL: Nasarawa’s bright start a message to others – striker

Nasarawa united striker Hassan Adamu has stated that the back to back victories recorded by the Lafia-based side is a message to other teams in the league.

Nasarawa United want to win the NPFL title – skipper

The Solid Miners began their campaign with a 2-1 comeback win over Wikki Tourists at the Lafia Township stadium and they will be looking to consolidate on the result against Heartland on Sunday.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor appoints first female chief judge

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has appointed Justice Aisha Bashir as Acting Chief Judge of the state to replace Justice Suleiman Dikko, who exited after attaining the statutory 65 years retirement age. The governor,...

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