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APGA rejects Zamfara governorship, assembly polls

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has announced its rejection of the Governorship and state House of Assembly elections held on March 9, 2019.

Gunmen kill 15, kidnap six women in Zamfara

Police yesterday confirmed the killing of 15 persons and kidnap of six women by gunmen in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Suspected bandits kill Senator’s sister, abduct husband in Zamfara

Suspected bandits have killed Ade Marafa, elder sister of Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, and abducted her husband.

World Friendship Day: Clergy advocates more inter-ethnic marriages

Rev. Armstrong Ajayi, Minister in Charge, First Baptist Church, Akwanga, Nasarawa State, has called for more inter-ethnic marriages among Nigerians to promote peace and unity.

Ex-Minister Labaran Maku calls for preservation of culture, tradition

Mr Labaran Maku, a former Minister of Information, has called on all ethnic groups in Nasarawa State to preserve their culture and tradition from extinction to promote peace and unity,

Flood: Nasarawa community advised against indiscriminate tree felling

The District head of Mada Station in Nasarawa state, Alhaji Musa Jatau, has advised the residents of the state against indiscriminate felling of trees in order to avoid natural disaster like flooding.

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