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Herbalist begs court to recover his Apple laptop from ex-lover

A traditional medicine man, Mr Festus Jatau, on Thursday prayed an Upper Area Court Zuba, FCT, to recover his laptop from a former girlfriend, Ms Blessing Elisha.
Ten staffers of the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, Nasarawa State have been dismissed for stealing donated blood meant for patients.

10 hospital staff sacked for ‘stealing’ blood meant for patients

Ten staffers of the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, Nasarawa State have been dismissed for stealing donated blood meant for patients.
Video Assistant Referee (VAR)

VAR cannot work in Nigerian football competitions for now – stakeholders

Some sports stakeholders in Nasarawa state on Thursday observed that the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in local football fixtures in the country would fail due to certain obvious reasons.

Nasarawa begins screening of intending pilgrims

David Ayewa, the newly executive Secretary of the Nasarawa State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Baord, said the baord has begun the screening exercise of 2019 intending pilgrims who will be airlifted to the holy land.
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Nine governor in roundtable meeting with Gates, Dangote foundations

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State and other eight other governors are currently in Seattle, United States of America (USA).

Trans-Saharan roads: Abuja-Algiers Road ready in three years – minister

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the trans-Saharan Road linking Abuja with Algiers in Algeria will be completed in three years.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Appeal Court upholds Nasarawa governor’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi has upheld the decision of the election petition tribunal affirming the election of Abdullahi Sule as governor of Nasarawa State.

PENCOM: Most states not implementing Contributory Pension Scheme

Most states across the six geopolitical zones in the country are yet to fully implement the Federal Government’s Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), a report by the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) has revealed.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Aisha Buhari: Be the change you want to see

The First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has advised Nigerians to be the change they want to see in the country.

Group secures release of two inmates in Nasarawa

The Lafia chapter of Ame Wo Ba Eggon (AWBE), a youth cultural group, on Friday secured the release of two inmates serving their jail terms at Wamba Correctional Centre.

Nasarawa hospitals will not be consulting clinics

Ahmed Baba Yahaya, the Nasarawa State commissioner for Health on Wednesday noted that government hospitals in the state would not be consulting clinics under his watch.

Nasarawa FA suspend footballer for slapping referee

The Nasarawa Football Association has suspended Yakubu Hassan, a footballer who plays for Dubagari Football Club, Lafia, a local team in Nasarawa State indefinitely for slapping a centre referee during a football match.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor moves to curb street begging

The Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has directed Tsangaya Islamic teachers to submit modalities on how government can intervene in a bid to reduce the prevalence of street begging among Tsangaya school children.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

NDE: President Buhari committed to creating jobs for youths, women

The National Directorate of Employment in Nasarawa State says that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is committed to creating mass employment for Nigerians, especially women and youths.
Alhaji Suleiman Umar, the National Programme Manager of Popular Farms Mills in Kano State says the company is targeting to process 1.5 million tonnes of Paddy Rice per annum in the country.

RIFAN’ll ensure self-sufficiency in rice production – chair

Alhaji Abbas Ramallan, Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Nasarawa State Chapter, says the association will ensure self sufficiency in rice production in the country.

Cleric: Torture centres not true reflection of Islamic teachings

An Islamic Cleric, Malam Rashid Hashim, has denounced Islamic centres involved in physical and mental abuse of ‘’inmates’’, describing them as not reflecting the true teachings of Islam.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

NDE: President Buhari committed to creating jobs for youths, women

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Nasarawa State says that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is committed to creating mass employment for Nigerians, especially women and youths.

General Buratai flags off Exercise Ayem Akpatuma in Taraba

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has flagged off Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA II in Takum, Taraba, with a charge on troops to consolidate on the gains recorded during the first exercise in the state.

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An Air Peace flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos experienced a hard landing which caused a tyre burst and damage to the aircraft’s nose wheel at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja Lagos. The aircraft with 133 passengers and six crew members after making emergency landing reportedly veered off the runway on 18R. Photo: Abdullateef Aliyu, Lagos 23/7/19

Accident bureau releases report on incidents involving Air Peace aircrafts

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
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Timo Werner: Only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are playing at Robert Lewandowski’s level

Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 3

AFCONQ: Super Eagles to hit Maseru by chartered flight

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun governor presents 119.5 billion budget for 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi resigns from China managerial role

Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.