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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police identify five flash-points, launch Operation Puff Adder II in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Police Command Thursday identified five flashes prone to banditry, kidnapping cultism and other criminal activities ravaging the state to enable the command mount aggressive operations in the state.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Nine arrested for murder of Nasarawa APC chairman

No fewer than three suspected persons connected with the gruesome murder of the Nasarawa State Chairman of All Progressives Congress, Philip Shekwo, were killed on Friday by military operatives in the Loko of the state while nine other suspects were also arrested during the operation.
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Slain Nasarawa APC chairman laid to rest

The slain Mr Philip Shekwo, the Nasarawa State All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, was buried on Friday in his home town, Yelwa, Toto Local Government Area amid tears by family and sympathisers.

Nasarawa Assembly demands justice over killing of state APC chairman

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has called on government and security agents to unravel the killers of Mr Philip Shekwo, the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja.

Minister touts tourism’s potentials to create jobs, curb youth restiveness

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has emphasized the need to explore the nation’s vast tourism potentials to create jobs, achieve inclusiveness and address youth restiveness.
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Zamfara APC chapter condoles with caretaker committee over Nasarawa chairman’s death

The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoled with National Caretaker Committee of the party, over the death of its Nasarawa state Chairman, Mr Philip Shekwo.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor condemns killing of APC chairman

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has condemned the killing of the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Philip Shekwo, describing it as unfortunate.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the quarterly meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) at the State House, Abuja.

President Buhari condemns murder of Nasarawa APC chair

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday deplored the killing of Chief Philip Shekwo, the Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, saying the nation’s security system must do more to end the incidents of violence in the country.

Nasarawa Assembly speaker mourns APC chairman

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, on Sunday paid condolence visit to the family of late Philip Shekwo, State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has signed the state Procurement Bill into law.

Nasarawa governor condemns killing of APC chairman

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has condemned the killing of the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Philip Shekwo, describing it as unfortunate.
THE Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Philip Shekwo kidnapped Saturday at about 11 pm was on Sunday afternoon found dead a few metres away from his residence in Lafia metropolis.

CP: APC chairman’s killers were assassins, not kidnappers

The Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Philip Shekwo, kidnapped Saturday at about 11 pm was on Sunday afternoon found dead a few metres away from his residence in Lafia metropolis.
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Ondo APC condemns the murder of Nasarawa party chairman

The Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) has decried the murder of Nasarawa State Chairman of the party, Mr. Philip Shekwo, who was kidnapped on Saturday night.
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APC demands arrest of killers of its Nasarawa chairman

The All Progressives Congress APC has reacted to the killing of its Nasarawa state Chairman, Mr Philip Shekwo, saying it is a dark day for the party.
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Kidnapped APC chairman found dead

The kidnapped chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwo, has been found dead.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC reappoints Lanre Issa-Onilu as spokesperson

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reappointed Lanre Issa-Onilu as its National Publicity Secretary.
President Muhammadu Buhari

APC: President Buhari sent by God to save Nigeria

Chairman of Nasarawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Philip Shekwo, on Sunday said that President Muhammadu Buhari was sent by God to save Nigeria from total collapse.

2019: Nasarawa APC worried over mutual attacks on social media

As politicians gear up for the 2019 general elections, the Nasarawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised governorship aspirants to restrain supporters from attacking opponents on social media.

Senator Adamu: I will continue to defend President Buhari

The Senator representing Nasarawa West in the National Assembly, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has said that he would always continue to defend President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.

APC stakeholders passes confidence vote on Senator Adamu

Federal and state lawmakers under the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Nasarawa State have passed a vote of confidence on the leadership qualities of Sen. Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa West).

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Court orders Ekiti university to reinstate sacked workers

The National Industrial Court in Akure has ordered the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, to reinstate 85 non-teaching staff members sacked by the institution in December 2019.

INEC to hold Aba Reps by-election on March 27

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 27, for the Aba North/South Federal Constituency by-election in Abia.
Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops foil Boko Haram attack, rescue passengers in Borno

Nigerian troops have foiled an attack from Boko Haram and ISWAP and rescued passengers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in the Auno axis of Borno State.

SSANU, NASU suspends strike after three weeks

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The Chairman- Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa, has urged Nigerians to take ownership of the renewed fight against the menace of drug abuse in the country.

NDLEA boss urges Nigerians to take ownership of war against drug abuse

The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa, has urged Nigerians to take ownership of the renewed fight against the menace of drug abuse in the country.

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The Chairman- Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa, has urged Nigerians to take ownership of the renewed fight against the menace of drug abuse in the country.

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Lagos government to take 24 % equity in TBS, Trade Fair complex

The Lagos State government has offered to take up 24 per cent of the Tafawa Balewa Square and Lagos International Trade Fair Complex.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

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