Tags : Nasarawa State

Gunmen attack Nasarawa Deputy Governor’s Convoy, Kill Three Policemen

Three Policemen and a driver in the convoy of the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, were on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, killed as gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers, attacked his convoy. Dr Akabe, who was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement, reportedly ran into the robbers who were […]

NCDC Confirms Human Cases Of Bird Flu in Seven States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has revealed that Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger States have reported confirmed human cases of Avian Influenza H5N1, also called Bird Flu. NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, announced this in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja. He was giving highlights of the epidemiological situation […]

Deadly Attacks: “It Is Unfortunate Police Are Overstretched” –Benue Govt

The Benue State Government has reacted to the influx of armed herders and increase in deadly attacks in the State, lamenting that the Police are overstretched. The State Deputy Governor, Mr Benson Abounu, in an interview on Channels TV, said some Local Governments in the State has as low as five Police Officers; noting that: […]

Governor Sule Visits Buhari, Raises Alarm Over Boko Haram Activities

Nasarawa State Governor Abdulahi Sule, has visited President Muhummadu Buhari and raised alarm over the havoc perpetrated by Boko Haram insurgents in the State. The Governor also sought the intervention of the Federal Government particularly for them to take over the Jitata road in Nasarawa, which serves as an alternative route from the State to […]

17 Travellers Die In Abuja-Keffi Road Crash

Seventeen travellers who were plying the Abuja/Keffi road between Gudi and Akwanga local government area of Nasarawa State, have died following an accident on Saturday. The Federal Roads Safety Commission, (FRSC) Unit Commander in Akwanga, Assistant Corps Commander Ebere Onyegbaduo confirmed their death to Channels Television via telephone on Sunday, January 10, 2021. He said, […]

Soldiers In Abuja Mount Checkpoints On Maraba/ Nyanya Road

Soldiers have mounted checkpoints along the Mararaba/Nyanya road linking Nasarawa State to the Nation’s capital, Abuja. Channels TV reports that the Soldiers, on Monday morning, October 19, 2020, mounted the checkpoints, blocking Aya roundabout, the scene of planned #EndSARS protests. Some passengers were forced to walk as some commercial vehicles stayed off the roads for […]

International Day for Universal Access to Information: “Guarantee Public Access

Governments at all levels have been advised to recognise the importance of respecting legal and institutional frameworks that guarantee the right to information in the Country in line with continental and international standards. The International Press Centre, IPC, gave the advise on Monday, September 28, 2020, in a statement signed by its Communications Officer, Ms. […]

NCDC Driver Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Nasarawa

Nasarawa State has recorded one more case of COVID-19 in the state. Governor Abdullahi Sule disclosed this on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, during a stakeholders’ review meeting at the Government House in Lafia, the state capital. Giving an update on the COVID-19 outbreak, he explained that the case is a courier driver who works with […]

Nasarawa Assembly Lawmaker, Suleiman Adamu Is Dead

A member representing Nasarawa Central constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu is dead. The demise of the lawmaker was announced on Friday, May 1, 2020, by Alhaji Mohammed Okpoku, representing Udege/Loko constituency in Nasarawa, Nasarawa Local Government Area of the State. Alhaji Okpoku said that the deceased died at the […]

Gunmen Kidnap Special Adviser To Nasarawa Governor

The Special Adviser to the Nasarawa State Governor on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Mr John Mamman, has been abducted. The Chairman of Kokona Local Government area, Mr Saidu Kurki, while speaking to Channels Television, revealed that Mr Mamman was whisked away on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at about 8pm at his house […]