Bandits kill Nasarawa Miyetti Allah chairman, 1 other – Police

The police command in Nasarawa State on Saturday confirmed the killing of Mohammed Hussaini, the State Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) by suspected bandits. A statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Ramhan Nansel,…

Gunmen attack Nasarawa deputy gov’s convoy, kill four (Punch)

Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian. Akabe was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement when the convoy ran into the robbers…

Monarch recognises kidnapper at eatery after paying N.6m ransom (Vanguard)

One of the suspects that allegedly kidnapped the village head of Hunki, in Awe Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, Alhaji Umaru Jibrin, has been arrested by the Police. The suspect was reportedly arrested in an eatery in the town, where…

Seven corps members to repeat service year in Nasarawa –NYSC (Nation)

Seven corps members of the 2018 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa State, are to repeat their service for absconding from their Places of Primary Assignment (PPA), during the service year. Hajiya Ramatu Sanda, NYSC Coordinator in the state,…

National Museum partners traditional rulers in Nasarawa to stop demolition, sale of artefacts (Punch)

The National Museums and Monuments, Lafia, Nasarawa State, has said it is ready to partner with traditional rulers in its campaign to stop the demolition of monuments and the selling of artefacts. The curator of the museum in the state,…

Gunmen storm Nasarawa commissioner’s residence, kill varsity student (Punch)

Some gunmen invaded the residence of the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Higher Education, Chief Clement Uhembe, in the early hours of Sunday, killing Terlumum Hemba, a 400-level student of the Federal University, Lafia. It was gathered that the incident occurred…

Police arrest 17 for armed robbery, kidnapping in Nasarawa (Punch)

The Nasarawa State Police Command has paraded 17 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers, who were arrested in separate raids on criminal hideouts across the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, who paraded the suspects, in Lafia on Wednesday,…

Nasarawa drivers give 2,200 pregnant women free rides (Punch)

About 150 volunteer drivers and members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers have offered free rides to 2,200 pregnant women in Nasarawa State from their homes in the rural areas to health centres. The women from Awe, Nasarawa…

Nasarawa village head abducted (Guardian)

The police command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the abduction of Alhaji Yakubu Dauda, Village Head of Sabon Gida-Barkin Kogi in Lafia Local Government Area by unidentified gunmen. ASP Samaila Usman, the Police Public Relations Officer of the command confirmed…

Nasarawa varsity begs Assembly over earned allowance (Guardian)

Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, Acting Vice Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, has appealed to the state House of Assembly to increase the subvention to the institution to enable it pay salaries and tackle other challenges. Bala-Mohammed made the appeal on Thursday,…

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