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Assemblyman buys JAMB forms for 200 constituents

A member representing Lafia North Constituency in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Alkali, has distributed 200 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) forms to 200 students of his constituency.

Protests hit Nasarawa over non-compensation payment

Over 300 residents of Akurba Village in Nasarawa State Saturday staged a protest to register their dissatisfaction over purport compensation allegedly paid for their lands taken by the state government for the ongoing 33 KVA Step Down Electricity Substation Project.
Othman Bala-Adam, Commissioner of Youth and Sports Development, made this known in Lafia on Friday, during a courtesy visit to the ministry by members of the association.

Nasarawa government seeks stronger synergy with SWAN

Nasarawa State Government has advocated for a stronger synergy with the state’s chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), toward seeking and promoting opportunities in the sports sector.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Benue, Nasarawa governors beg federal government to sustain ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, have appealed to the Federal Government to the sustain the military operation code named: ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’ to guarantee full restoration of peace in the region.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor flags-off sale of dry season fertiliser

Abdullahi Sule, the gover­nor of Nasarawa State, on Thursday, flagged-off sale of fertilizer for the 2020 dry season farming in the state.
Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and Apostolic Administrator of Jos Archdiocese, has confirmed the appointment of Mathew Audu as the Archbishop of Jos.

Ignatius Kaigama confirms Mathew Audu’s appointment as Archbishop of Jos

Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and Apostolic Administrator of Jos Archdiocese, has confirmed the appointment of Mathew Audu as the Archbishop of Jos.
With goals seemingly difficult to come by at their hitherto fortress at the Ifeanyi Ubah Stadium, Nnewi one of the defenders of the FC Ifeanyiubah, Ikenna Cooper has implored the Anambra Warriors attackers to shoot more with precision while in their opponents’ goal area than they are doing presently after another laboured home win against Heartland on Sunday.

Ikenna Cooper rallies FC IfeanyiUbah stars on attacking precision

With goals seemingly difficult to come by at their hitherto fortress at the Ifeanyi Ubah Stadium, Nnewi, one of the defenders of the FC Ifeanyiubah, Ikenna Cooper has implored the Anambra Warriors attackers to shoot more with precision while in their opponents’ goal area than they are doing presently after another laboured home win against Heartland on Sunday.

Partners set to track down 22,000 HIV infected persons in Nasarawa

The Implementing Partners on HIV infection has started stepped-up efforts towards tracking over twenty two thousand unidentified HIV infected persons in Nasarawa State.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Farmers laud President Buhari over border closure

Nasarawa Farmers and Rice Miller Dealer Association of Nigeria on Sunday lauded the effort federal government for the partial closure of borders in the country.
Rice millers in Gombe State have called on both the Federal and State Governments’ support for acquisition of modern rice drying machine to boost production of the commodity in the state.

Christmas: We are capable of meeting demands – rice millers

The Nasarawa State Chapter of Rice Millers and Dealers Association of Nigeria (RIMDAN) says it has enough local rice to meet demands of customers during Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

N18.9 billion debt: Governor Sule inherited a sick economy in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has raised alarm that he inherited huge debt from previous administration that is affecting the smooth running of his government.
NSCDC

NSCDC partners journalists to check fake news

The Nasarawa State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has on Friday pledged to partner with media practitioners to check fake news in the state.

N5.4 billion contracts up for grab as Nasarawa SUBEB opens bid

The Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), has opened bid for the award of N5.4 billion contracts for construction of new school blocks.
Rangers International stunned 2-0 at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium by Akwa Starlets as Plateau United secure 3-1 away win against Delta Force in their matchday-five encounter at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Sunday.

NPFL: Rangers stun at home as Plateau United get away win

Rangers International stunned 2-0 at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium by Akwa Starlets as Plateau United secure 3-1 away win against Delta Force in their matchday-five encounter at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Sunday.

Miyetti Allah partners security agencies to expose criminals in Nasarawa

Mohammed Hussaini, Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Nasarawara State chapter, has said that the association is partnering with security agencies to expose criminals in the state.
Power

NDPHC vows to boost power supply in Nasarawa

Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) says it has concluded plans to boost power supply in Nasarawa State in the first quarter of next year when the Lafia 330/132kv substation project is completed.

LMC bans spectators from Nasarawa United’s home games, sanctions player, 2 officials

The League Management Company (LMC), organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), have imposed sanctions on Nasarawa United Football Club of Lafia, one of their players and two backroom staff.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

LMC renews resolve to stamp out assault on match officials

Following disturbances at the end of MatchDay 4 fixture in Lafia, the League Management Company (LMC) has imposed sanctions on Nasarawa United, one of its players and two backroom staff.

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