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Police arrest 3 over kidnap of 2 pupils in Karu

The FCT police command has arrested a 24-year-old woman and two of her accomplices over alleged abduction of two pupils from a school in Karu, Abuja.

Man allegedly dupes fiancée of money, phone

The Police, on Friday, arraigned a 28-year-old Husseini Abdullahi in a Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly duping his fiancee of money and phone totalling N56,000.
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How suspected armed robbers killed Alex Badeh in Nasarawa

The former Chief of Defense Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh was in his Toyota Tundra truck with registration number MUB 396 AA when he was shot by some unknown gunmen at a location in Gitata community on Keffi-Bade road, Nasarawa State.
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House of Reps summons Babatunde Fashola over poor state of roads, bridges

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has been invited to appear before the House of Representatives over failure of a contractor to reconstruct the Mararaba-Mubi-Michika-Madagali-Gwoza road and three bridges at Kudzum, Delchimi and Wurogyande broken by Boko Haram.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Group celebrates Atiku Abubakar at 72, reaches out to 500 persons

The PDP Strategic Mobilisation Network, a support group for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has given out hampers to 500 persons in two communities of Mpape, FCT and Mararaba, Nasarawa State.

Wheel-barrow pusher jailed 15 months for stealing cell phone

An Upper Area Court, Mararaba, Nasarawa State , on Thursday sentenced a 20-year-old wheel-barrow pusher, Sabiu Musa, to 15 months imprisonment for stealing an Infinix Note3 phone, worth N64,000.

FCT commercial motorcyclists deplore robbery attacks on them

Commercial motorcyclists popularly known as `okada` operating in Karu area of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have decried the incessant attacks on them by unknown persons.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shiites release 34 names of protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has released names of 34 bodies so far identified amongst the over 40 Shiite protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers within four days.

My husband has shunned my bed for too long, please separate us – Woman...

A Mararaba Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, on Friday dissolved the six-month marriage between Saratu Abdullahi and her husband, Malam Ja’afaru, over lack of care and inconsiderate behaviour.
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DHQ faults Amnesty International’s narratives on Shiite protest

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has expressed worry that the narrative of the Amnesty International (AI) in matters of national security and unity of Nigeria has continued unabated in spite of verifiable evidences to the contrary.

Shi’ite: FEC directs Muhammad Bello to summon security council

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has directed the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, to summon meeting of the territory’s security council to address Shi’ite uprisings in the territory.

Court sentences man to two years in prison for stealing in mosque

A Grade 1 Area Court in Aso-Pada, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, on Wednesday, sentenced a 27-year-old man, Musa Abubakar, to two years in prison for attempting to steal generator in a Mosque.

Shiite protest: Residents of Abuja community trek several kilometres

Residents of Mararaba/Nyanya and environs were subjected to hardship following protest by members of a Shiite group, IMN.
Abuja – A combined team of Nigerian police and army personnel have opened fire on the members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly known as Shiites, killing unspecified number of the sect members.

Shiites: Soldiers took away many corpses but we recovered 16 bodies

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), better known as Shi’ites, says it has recovered the bodies of 16 of its members who were allegedly shot dead by soldiers on Monday.
Abuja – A combined team of Nigerian police and army personnel have opened fire on the members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly known as Shiites, killing unspecified number of the sect members.

Scores feared dead as police, soldiers clash with Shiites members near Abuja

A combined team of Nigerian police and army personnel have opened fire on the members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly known as Shiites, killing unspecified number of the sect members.

Man jailed two years for stealing church property

A Grade 1 Area Court in Aso-Pada, Mararaba, Nasarawa State , on Monday sentenced a 24-year-old man, Jonathan Samuel, to two years imprisonment for stealing church property worth N310,000.

Three killed as Nigerian troops clash with Shiites in Abuja

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that its troops killed three members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly called Shiites, who had allegedly attempted to overrun troops’ convoy and steal missiles and ammunition.

My husband cannot sexually satisfy me – Wife tells court

A housewife, Hauwa Adamu, on Wednesday begged a Mararaba Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, to dissolve her marriage to Isyaku Na’Allah, over alleged inability to sexually satisfy her.

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