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New tariff: AEDC plans 330,000 meters, N43 billion network investment

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has assured customers of providing 330,000 meters this year and an investment of N43 billion in networks with the new tariff to boost electricity supply.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor signs death penalty bill for kidnappers

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has assented to the Bill which prescribed death penalty for anyone found indulging in kidnapping in the state.
Senator Abdullahi Adamu has called on Nigerians to join hands in supporting the Federal Government to overcome the lingering security challenges in the country.

Nigerian senator urges nationals to support government to overcome security challenges

Senator Abdullahi Adamu has called on Nigerians to join hands in supporting the Federal Government to overcome the lingering security challenges in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari inaugurates new National Assembly Service Commission members

Those inaugurated were Ahmed Kadi-Amshi, Chairman, (Yobe, North East); Babagana Modu; (Borno, North East); Abubakar Tutare (Taraba, North East); Hakeem Akamo (Lagos, South West); Tunrayo Akintomide (Ondo, South West); Atanomeyorwi Francis (Delta, South-South)

Governor Umahi: Three states ready to implement national livestock plan

Three states are ready for the take off of the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) of National Economic Council (NEC), Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has said.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa seeks banks’ support to stimulate development

The Nasarawa State Government is soliciting the cooperation and partnership of banks operating in the state to enable it execute its key policies aimed at bringing rapid development across the state.
Stanley Dimgba kept his feet on the pedals of his fine scoring form, controlling Cyril Olisema’s chipped pass to send in a low strike and give Enyimba the lead four minutes before the interval. Three minutes later, youngster Anayo Iwuala spearheaded a swift break to set up Victor Mbaoma, who picked his spot from the edge of the box, handing Fatai Osho’s side a two-goal lead at the break.

Enyimba defeat Kwara United to go fifth on NPFL table

Enyimba thrashed Kwara United 2-0 in a rescheduled Match Day 13 game at the Enyimba Stadium in Aba on Wednesday.

NCDC confirms 70 deaths from Lassa fever

A total of 70 people died from 472 confirmed cases of Lassa fever out of 1,708 suspected cases in 92 Local Government Areas of 26 States of the Federation within the first six weeks of 2020.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa targets N3 billion IGR monthly

Alhaji Mohammed Bashir, Nasarawa State Commissioner of Special Duties (Revenue Generation), says N3 billion is the Internal Generated Revenue (IGR) monthly target set by the Governor Abdullahi Sule’s administration in the state.

Nigeria proposes to support surgeons to enhance service delivery

The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has announced that completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail line by April 2020 is no longer feasible.

Minister: We seek approval to rehabilitate Port Harcourt-Maiduguri railway

The Ministry of Transportation is seeking President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt – Maiduguri narrow gauge.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

CP: Unknown gunmen abduct permanent secretary in Nasarawa

Alhaji Jibrin Giza, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works in Nasarawa State was in the early hours of Sunday, abducted by yet to be identified gunmen.
Kidnap Victim

Permanent secretary ‘kidnapped’ in Nasarawa

A permanent secretary in the ministry of works and transport in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Jibrin Giza, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Fire caused by bush burning has razed down two blocks of lecture halls at the College of Agriculture, Lafia, Nasarawa State.

Fire guts Nasarawa college buildings

Fire caused by bush burning has razed down two blocks of lecture halls at the College of Agriculture, Lafia, Nasarawa State.
NSCDC

NSCDC arrests woman over alleged illegal sale of LPG in residential area

Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 29- years-old nursing mother for alleged illegal sale of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in a residential area of Lafia metropolis.
Charcoal

Logging, charcoal business thrive in North-Central Nigeria despite campaigns – survey

Indiscriminate felling of trees for charcoal production has continued to thrive in some states in the North-Central in spite of government’s campaigns against the practice.

Lassa fever: Nigeria’s death toll reaches 70

The Nigerian health agency, in its weekly situation report on the status of the disease, said since the beginning of the year, more suspected and confirmed cases have been reported.
Jigawa Golden Stars

Pascal Eke: Jigawa out to stop Rangers in Enugu

Jigawa golden stars player Pascal Eke has stated that his side’s rescheduled NPFL match day 7 fixture against Rangers is one that they are determined to stop the home side and build on the good form that saw them beat Nasarawa united and Lobi stars when they clash today against Rangers in Enugu.

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APC reports Zamfara Radio to NBC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to call the management of the State Radio and Television to order, over alleged provocative broadcasts against its members.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.