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Abducted Nasarawa APC candidate regains freedom

The Police Command in Nasarawa state has confirmed the release of Mr David Ayele, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Obi II state constituency in the 2019 election, abducted on Sunday in Lafia.

Official: 7 corps members to face disciplinary measures in Nasarawa

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa State has recommended that seven corps members posted to the state face disciplinary measures for committing various offences during their service year.
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Babatunde Fashola: Implementation of electrification plan delayed for 10 years

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said the implementation of the Strategic Rural Electrification Plan (SREP) was delayed for 10 years, leading to the setback in supplying rural communities with efficient power.

Minister Ibrahim Jibrin resigns to become Nasarawa emir

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibrin, has resigned from the federal cabinet.

Nasarawa Assembly passes financial autonomy bill

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, passed into law a bill for a law to Provide for Self Accounting of the state House of Assembly for effective legislation and service delivery.
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Nasarawa guber: PDP’s David Ombugadu pledges inclusive government

David Ubugadu, the Nasarawa State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday promised to run an inclusive government if given mandate in 2019.

Court sentences traditional ruler’s wife to death for killing husband

Justice Aisha Bashir of the Nasarawa State High Court II, sitting in Lafia, on Tuesday sentenced Amina, wife of late Adamu Zubairu to death by hanging for killing her husband.
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Farmers/herders crisis: Ranching path to sustainable peace – UN

The United Nations (UN) and other stakeholders met and recommended that pastoralists should adopt global best practices of ranching as path to sustainable peace.
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Delta maintains dominance at 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja

Defending champion Team Delta has continued its stronghold on Nigeria sports with its dominance of proceedings at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja.

Christmas: Enugu announces free ride for indigenes

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Nyesom Wike urges Nigerians to vote out APC in 2019

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has called on Nigerians to ensure that they vote out the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government during the 2019 general election.
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Police confirm abduction of Nasarawa Assembly candidate in Lafia

Police in Nasarawa confirm the abduction of David Ayele, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Obi II state constituency in the 2019 election.
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UN, others chart way out of farmers, herders crisis

Federal government urged to promote global best practices of ranching so that pastoralists can rely on farmers for the supply of fodder to augment their animal feeds

2019: NEPAD commences campaign against violence, hate speech

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) expresses willingness to implement its National Action Plan by carrying out sensitisation rallies on violence-free elections across Nigeria
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Muhammadu Buhari appoints nine new federal permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-6

Muhammadu Buhari appoints nine new permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.

Nasarawa spends N348 million annually to feed boarding students

Ahmed Tijjani, the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Education, says the government is spending N348 million annually on the feeding of students in public boarding schools.

Nasarawa promises to sustain 100% salary payment of local council workers

Haruna Osegba, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, on Thursday promised that the state government will sustain the 100 percent payment of salaries of local government workers.

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Pope Francis to visit Bulgaria, Macedonia in May

Pope Francis plans to visit Bulgaria and Macedonia from May, the Vatican spokesman, Greg Burke, said on Thursday.

EFCC files 59 charges against Doyin Okupe over alleged N120 million fraud

Following his inability to return N120m allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has filed 59 charges against a former Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe.

NECA tasks federal government on implementation of minimum wage by January 2019

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association says Federal Government must conclude all legal processes for the implementation of the 30,000 minimum wage before Dec. 31, to ensure its implementation by January 1, 2019.

Federal government says $4.2 billion of textiles, garments imported or smuggled into Nigeria annually

The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, said the cumulative value of textiles and garments imported or smuggled into the country annually was estimated at 4.2 billion dollars.
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National Sports Festival: Biased officiating worry athletes, spectators

Some athletes and spectators at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja say they are getting worried at the quality and performance of those officiating at the competition.