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A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Nasarawa NMA chairman, 64 health workers test positive for coronavirus

The Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Nasarawa State, Dr Bulus Peter, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor effects minor cabinet reshuffle

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has effected a minor cabinet reshuffle to reinvigorate the machinery of government for better service delivery especially in the media department.

Nasarawa Assembly calls for declaration of state of emergency on water

The Nasarawa state House of Assembly House Committee on Agriculture and Natural resources, has called for declaration of state of emergency on the water sector due to scarcity of water in some parts of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 46 ‘criminals’, recover N1.5m in Nasarawa

The Nigerian Police Nasarawa State Command has arrested 46 suspected criminals and recovered 1.5 million naira from its operations recently.

NUJ tasks members on coronavirus protocols during elections

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ) on Monday, tasked members in Nasarawa state to observe all Coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols outlined by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), during the council’s election scheduled for July 2.

Sanitation: Mobile court convicts 57 violators in Nasarawa

A mobile court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, on Saturday convicted 57 persons for violating the state’s Environmental Sanitation Laws.
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NSCDC parades man for raping 4-month-old baby, 3 other minors in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corp, (NSCDC) on Wednesday, before journalists at the Command Headquarters in Lafia, paraded a rapist that defiled a four months old baby and three other minors in Adogi, Lafia Local Government Area of the state.

Court orders: INEC urges NBA to call members to order

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to impress on senior members of the bar to put the country’s interest and the judiciary above every other interests.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC apprehends man for defiling three-month-old Nasarawa baby

The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested a 27-year-old man, Ahmadu Yaro, for allegedly defiling a three-month-old baby in Adogi village, Lafia Local Government Area of the state.

ICPC tracks 67 constituency projects in Nasarawa

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday said it has started tracking 67 selected constituency projects in Nasarawa State.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

NSCDC arrest man for raping three-month-old baby in Nasarawa

After a thorough intelligence gathering and investigation, the Nasarawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) arrested a man on Tuesday for allegedly raping a 3-month-old baby in Adogi village of Nasarawa State.

NHRC calls for accelerated hearing of rape, sexual, gender based violence cases

Mr Chia Nor, Coordinator, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Nassarawa state, has called for accelerated hearing and prosecution for Rape, Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV), cases in court.
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Benue: Troops kill two ‘militia herdsmen’ in clash, injure one

Two suspected militia herdsmen have been reportedly killed and another injured during an exchange of heavy gunfire with the joint military Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

Benue taskforce intercepts tanker loaded with almajiris, motorcycles

The state COVID-19 member explained that the tanker which was not carrying any consignment of oil was found with 11 motorcycles strapped to its body while seven persons suspected to be destitutely known as almajiris were found stowed in its passenger hold.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest four over kidnap of Nasarawa CAN chairman

Mr. Bola Longe, Commissioner of Police Nasarawa State command has confirmed the arrest of four suspected kidnappers linked to the abduction of Arch Bishop Joseph Masin in the State.
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Kidnapped Nasarawa CAN chairman released

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN Chairman Nasarawa State Chapter, Bishop Joseph Masin, kidnapped last week has been released.
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CAN demands immediate release of kidnapped Nasarawa chairman

The Christian Association of Nigeria has demanded the release of its Chairman in Nasarawa State, Bishop Joseph Masin, who was kidnapped on Wednesday night by gunmen, saying “Enough is enough.”

Student hacked to death in Nasarawa

A student, Yusuf Isah Adi, has been hacked to death with a cutlass in Ugah area of Lafia, Nasarawa State.

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