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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.
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Speaker Balarabe-Abdullahi: President Buhari will get 90 percent of votes in Nasarawa

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, has promised to deliver 90 per cent votes for President Muhammadu Buhari and other candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Senator Abdullahi Adamu

Elections: Senator Adamu begins campaign, urges Nigerians to vote President Buhari, APC

The Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, has begun his third term senatorial campaign with a call on Nigerians to vote President Muhammadu Buhari, to complete his good work beyond 2019.
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Elections: PDP not alternative to APC – Nasarawa speaker

The Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would not be an alternative to the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) in 2019.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP promises to tackle insecurity, unemployment in Nasarawa

Alhaji Isa Ibraheem, the Social Democratic Party (SDP), candidate for the Umaisah/Ugya seat in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, says he will tackle youth restiveness if elected.
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2019: We will dethrone Nasarawa Assembly speaker – SDP

Alhaji Issa Ibraheem, a Social Democratic Party candidate for Nasarawa State House of Assembly, says that the party will win a landslide victory in the Umaisha/Ugya state constituency during the 2019 general election.

Many dead, several injured in renewed attacks on Nasarawa community

The crisis rocking the Bassa and Egbura communities in Toto local Government Area of Nasarawa State and some neighboring communities in Kogi State have claimed many lives.

DHQ: Troops kill 35 militia herdsmen in Benue, Taraba, others

The Defence Headquarters says 35 militia herdsmen have been neutralized, while one soldiers paid the supreme price and another one missing in the “Operation Whirl Stroke’’ in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states.

Nasarawa speaker calls for prayer for safe release of Dapchi girl Leah Sharibu

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, on Friday urged Nigerians to pray for the safe release of Leah Sharibu by Boko Haram.

Nasarawa Assembly passes amended 1968 Area Court law

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, on Monday, passed into law a bill for a law to amend the Area Courts law 1968 which made it clearly for the appointment of only graduates of law as Area Court judges in the state.

APC tasks Nasarawa Assemblymen on development

The Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Mr Phillips Shekwo, has called on the state legislators to emulate their Speaker, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, on attracting development to the state.

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UNN teaching hospital gets new medical chief

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