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Kogi guber: PDP accused of importing thugs from neighbouring states

About two weeks to the Kogi State governorship election, the secretary of the Media and Publicity Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Campaign Council, Dr Tom Ohikere, has alleged the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of importing and arming thugs ahead of the poll.

Nasarawa Assembly confirms 15 commissioner nominees

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed all the 15 commissioner nominees sent to the House by Governor Abdullahi Sule.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor submits 15 commissioner-nominees to assembly

Nasarawa Governor Engr. Abdullahi Sule on Wednesday submitted 15 commissioner-nominees to the House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.

Nasarawa Assembly advises teachers against truancy

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has advised teachers against absenteeism, lateness to work and other forms of truancy.

JTF parades 19 suspected armed bandits, kidnappers, arms dealers

Troops of the joint military/paramilitary Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States have arrested 19 suspects in different parts of Benue and Nasarawa for various offences, including armed banditry, kidnapping and weapons supply.

Nasarawa monarch calls for job creation to curb insecurity

Alhaji Usman Abdullahi, the Ohimege Opanda in Nasarawa State, has urged the Federal Government to create more jobs to the jobless Nigerians in order to curtail incessant kidnapping and other security challenges facing the country.

Police arrest 130 suspected kidnappers, 40 cultists in Nasarawa

The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Nasarawa State, Mr Bola Longe, said on Thursday that the police in the state arrested 130 suspected kidnappers and 40 cultists from January to date.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest kidnappers of village head in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested four persons suspected to be kidnappers of the village head of Hunki, Alhaji Umaru Jibrin, in Awe Local Government Areas of the state.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

President Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of NIPSS chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the confirmation of the Senate for the appointment of Prof. Habu Galadima as the substantive Director-General of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos.
ActionAid Nigeria

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.

Nasarawa assembly approves 12 more chiefdoms

Nasarawa State House of Assembly, yesterday approved the request by the outgoing governor, Tanko Al-Makura for the creation of 12 additional Chiefdoms to accommodate the fourth class chiefs in the state.
Nigeria Police

62 suspected kidnappers in police net in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested 62 suspected kidnappers within the last one week.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 23 for armed robbery, kidnapping, others in Nasarawa

The Police Command in Nasarawa State says it has arrested 23 persons suspected to be criminals from various parts of the state, within the last two months.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
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)

Nasarawa speaker wins re-election

The Speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, has been re-elected into the state House of Assembly in last Saturday’s election.

Residents relocate over rate of kidnapping in Abaji

Despite the high rate of kidnapping in Abattoir New Extension in Abaji Area Council of the FCT, Mr. Benjamin Edward, could not see how he could be a victim.
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.
Senator Abdullahi Adamu

Senator Adamu attacks ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan over Nigeria’s economy

The senator representing Nasarawa West at the National Assembly, senator Abdullahi Adamu has blamed the economic hardship confronting the nation on the bad governance former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, vice president Atiku Abubakar and Dr. Goodluck Ebere Jonathan brought to the country.

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An Air Peace flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos experienced a hard landing which caused a tyre burst and damage to the aircraft’s nose wheel at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja Lagos. The aircraft with 133 passengers and six crew members after making emergency landing reportedly veered off the runway on 18R. Photo: Abdullateef Aliyu, Lagos 23/7/19

Accident bureau releases report on incidents involving Air Peace aircrafts

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
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Timo Werner: Only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are playing at Robert Lewandowski’s level

Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 3

AFCONQ: Super Eagles to hit Maseru by chartered flight

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun governor presents 119.5 billion budget for 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi resigns from China managerial role

Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.