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Court sentences two labourers to four years imprisonment each for stealing cell phone

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Tuesday sentenced two labourers to four years each imprisonment for stealing a cell phone.
The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Nasarawa governor sympathises with monarch over attack on domain by gunmen

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, has expressed sympathy with the Ohimege Opanda of Dausu, Alh. Usman Abdullahi, over recent attacks on Dausu in Umaisha Development Area of the state by gunmen.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor promises protection of citizens

The Governor of Nasarawa State, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, has sympathized with the paramount ruler of Panda, the Ohimege Opanda, HRH Alh. Usman Abdullahi, and the people of the area over the recent attack by gunmen in Dausu, Umaisha Development Area of the state that killed five people with many houses burnt.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Awe residents eagerly expecting Sanusi at Jumat Service

Though they are aware of his presence in their community, most residents of Awe, the rustic town of about 90 kilometres south of Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, where Muhammadu Sanusi, the former Emir of Kano was banished to have not set their eyes on him.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Lawmakers insist President Buhari sacks service chiefs

The Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) of the House of Representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the heads of the nation’s security agencies as part of measures to stem the rising insecurity in the country.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police rescue 20 kidnapped victims in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command said it had rescued 20 victims that were allegedly kidnapped along Kaduna-Zaria highway on January 14.

NITDA: Digital economy‘ll make Nigeria compete globally

The Director General of the National Information and Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Kasheem Inuwa, says the digital economy when implemented will make Nigeria globally competitive.

Recruitment: Police release names of successful candidates

This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.

Police nab 16 over alleged sexual abuse of 3 underage girls in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Victor John for allegedly having unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl in Kontagora town in the state.

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.
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Court sentences ex-convict to 12 months in prison for stealing

A Dutse Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Thursday sentenced an ex-convict Usman Abdullahi, 22, to 12 months in prison for stealing three pumping machines valued at N150, 000.

SON trains 60 staff on ADR to improve service delivery

No fewer than 60 staff of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) are undergoing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) training to improve their service delivery.
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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.
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.

Nigerian Air Force begins medical outreach in Benue

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has begun a six-day medical outreach for 4,000 patients in Agatu Local Government Area in Benue.

Four killed as mining pond collapses on miners in Plateau

Four miners were instantly killed on Wednesday in Funga village of Wase Local Government Area of Plateau when a mining pond collapsed on them.

Suspected herdsmen kill seven persons in fresh Plateau attack

No fewer than seven persons have been killed in a fresh attack by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in a relaxation centre at Nding community of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Governor Obaseki bans night-grazing, carrying of arm by herders in Edo

The Edo State Government has banned night grazing and the carrying of guns by herders in the state. It has also set up a seven-member committee in each of the local government areas in the state to check clashes between herders and farmers.

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Mechanic docked over ‘motorcycle theft’

A 28 year-old mechanic, Amos Raphael, on Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly stealing a motorcycle worth N170,000.
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Plane carrying four passengers crashes in DR Congo

A plane carrying four passengers crashed late on Thursday in dense forest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki’s ‘convoy attack’ sponsored by his deputy – Comrade Oshiomhole’s aide

Victor Oshioke, an aide to the suspended All Progressive Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who hails from Apana, has debunked the allegations that the attack on Obaseki’s convoy by thugs was sponsored by Oshiomhole.