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Tag Archives: Nasarawa

Police raid criminal hideout in Nasarawa, arrest gang using popular gay dating app to lure and rob victims

Police raid criminal hideout in Nasarawa, arrest gang using popular gay dating app to lure?and rob victims

Operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command have arrested six members of a criminal gang using a popular gay dating app to arrange dates with unsuspecting victims who are then lured to their hideout, assaulted and robbed.    Spokesperson of the command, DSP Ramhan Nansel who disclosed this in a statement, said the …

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Nasarawa police begin investigation into case of Inspector who allegedly raped and impregnated his 15-year-old niece

Nasarawa police begin investigation into case of Inspector who allegedly raped and impregnated his 15-year-old niece

The Nasarawa State Police Command has commenced investigation into the case of a police inspector who allegedly raped and impregnated his 15-year-old niece.    The State Chairman of the International Federation of Women Lawyers, Mrs Rabiatu Addra, who confirmed the incident during a press briefing in Lafia, on Wednesday, July 27, alleged that the …

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18,429 Nasarawa residents test positive for Hepatitis – State Government

18,429 Nasarawa residents test positive for Hepatitis -  State Government

Nasarawa State Government has announced that about 18,429 residents of the state have tested positive for viral Hepatitis B and C.   Speaking at a press briefing held in commemoration of the 2022 World Hepatitis Day tagged ‘Bringing Hepatitis Care Closer to You’, in Lafia on Thursday July 28, Nasarawa state Commissioner …

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Nasarawa government orders immediate closure of public and private schools over security threat

Nasarawa government orders immediate closure of public and private schools over security threat

Nasarawa State Government has ordered the immediate closure of both public and private schools across the 13 local government areas of the state over security threat.   The closure of schools was part of the resolution arrived at during an expanded State Executive Council meeting, which took place at the …

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Peter Obi is not even popular in Nasarawa State. 2023 Presidency is between Tinubu and Atiku – Governor Sule

Peter Obi is not even popular in Nasarawa State. 2023 Presidency is between Tinubu and Atiku - Governor Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has said that the 2023 presidential election is a two horse race between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   Dismissing chances of Labour Party (LP) Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, and the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso in the election, …

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Police arrest 18-year-old girl for allegedly stabbing ex-boyfriend to death in Nasarawa

Police arrest 18-year-old girl for allegedly stabbing ex-boyfriend to death in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested one Deborah Jerry,18, who allegedly killed her ex-boyfriend, Suleiman Lawal.    Spokesperon of the command, ASP Rahman Nansel, who confirmed the arrest in a statement on Sunday, said Lawal was stabbed last Monday, May 23, in Agwan Jaba, Masaka, Karu Local Government of the …

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Primaries: Nasarawa Governor’s aide who was arrested in 2021 for alleged railway vandalism clinches House of Assembly ticket

Primaries: Nasarawa Governor

The Special Adviser to the Governor of Nasarawa State on Infrastructure, Yusuf Abubakar Musa, a.k.a. Yusuf Mada, has clinched the ticket of the All Progressives Congress to contest for Nasarawa-Eggon West Constituency in the state House of Assembly for 2023 general elections   Yusuf was arrested in 2021 alongside other suspects including Marra Thai, a Chinese national and …

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Nasarawa assembly approves ceding of specialist hospital to FG

Nasarawa assembly approves ceding of specialist hospital to FG

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has approved the ceding of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia to the federal government to become the Federal University Teaching Hospital (FUTH), Lafia.   The approval was given after the Majority Leader, Tanko Tunga, read Governor Abdullahi Sule’s request letter during plenary.   According to him, the …

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