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The new Commissioner, Phillip S Maku, assumed duty on Monday, November 18.

Bauchi gets new police commissioner

A new Commissioner of Police has been deployed to the Bauchi State Police Command.

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.

Death toll rises to 18 in Nasarawa accident

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday said 18 persons were confirmed dead from an accident on Sunday evening on Akwanga – Nasarawa Eggon federal highway.
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13 killed in Nasarawa auto crash

At least 13 persons were reportedly killed and 11 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a fatal accident involving a trailer truck and a Benue Links-branded 18 seater bus yesterday evening on the Lafia – Akwanga road in Nasarawa State.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR seals 13 petrol stations, seven gas refill outlets in Nasarawa

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Nasarawa State has sealed 13 petrol stations and seven Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) refilling outlets for violating operational guidelines.

Nasarawa Assembly uncovers ghost workers in senior grade levels

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has discovered ghost workers in local government councils payrolls placed in senior grade levels 15 and above.

11 dead, several injured in Nasarawa road accident

Eleven people have died in a ghastly road accident with several injured along Nasarawa Eggon-Akwanga road, witnesses report.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 30 fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the approved price of N145 per litre and other offences.

DPR seals 13 filling stations, 7 gas refilling outlets in Nasarawa

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 13 Petrol stations and 7 LPG (gas) refilling outlets across Nasarawa state for contravening operational standards.

NCC: Telecoms infrastructure vandalism affecting service

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the spate of vandalism of telecoms infrastructure across the country has resulted in slowing the pace of growth of services.
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ActionAid Nigeria steps up campaign against violence

The ActionAid Nigeria, an NGO, says it is stepping campaign against violent extremism in parts of the country.

Official: Nasarawa election tribunal receives 12 petitions

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has received 12 petitions from different candidates in Nasarawa State.

Nasarawa elections: Labaran Maku urges supporters to remain calm, peaceful

Mr Labaran Maku, the defeated Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, has advised his supporters not to take laws into their hands.

Nasarawa elections: APC’s Abdullahi Sule wins governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Engr. Abdullahi Sule of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Nasarawa state.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Elections: INEC declares Nasarawa Eggon East constituency inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared Nasarawa Eggon East constituency election inconclusive.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

President Buhari wins Nasarawa with eight LGAs, Atiku Abubakar clears five

The presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, has won in eight Local Government Areas, while the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, swept five LGAs in the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday morning.
Solomon Ewuga

Solomon Ewuga: I remain in PDP

A senator from Nasarawa State, Solomon Ewuga, has declared that he still remained a bonafide member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Political thugs stab NYSC member dead in Nasarawa

A National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member, serving in Nasarawa State, Samuel Makene, was, last Thursday, stabbed to death by political thugs.

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Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Official: Supreme Court can’t review Kano governorship case

“What the Supreme Court ruled was the affirmation of the judgment of the tribunal and Court of Appeal. That is to say, the PDP failed woefully to prove their case and that is the substance of the case. Therefore, there is no basis what so ever for review of Kano case,’’ he said.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Governors upset by excess crude account depletion

Governors are worried about the depletion of the Excess Crude Account (ECA) and the resurgence of insecurity especially the upsurge of Boko Haram attacks, it was learnt at the weekend.

Kwara wins Ramat Cup

Kwara State has emerged winner of the 37th edition of the U-16 annual Ramat Football competition, which was concluded last weekend at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano.
Cyriel Dessers says he’s hoping to involved in Nigeria’s 2021 African Cup of Nation qualifying match against Sierra Leone.

Cyriel Dessers admits Nigeria contact

Cyriel Dessers said he’s hoping to involve in Nigeria’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Sierra Leone.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun promises to investigate death of Remo Stars player

The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has urged players and supporters of Remo Stars FC, residents of Sagamu and indeed the Ogun State people to remain calm, following the tragic passing on of a player of the club, Tiamiyu Kazeem AKA Kaka.