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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: INEC urges voters to come out and vote

Despite the tension and pockets of violence in some parts of Kogi state, INEC has called on eligible voters to come out en mass to exercise their franchise today.

Kogi guber: INEC assures of hitch-free poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured residents of Kogi state of conducting a hitch free governorship election across the state on Saturday despite palpable tension and apprehension.

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.
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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.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.

Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.