Latest Stories in Nasarawa

 

Woman steals 3-year-old girl at RCCG Holy Ghost Congress to satisfy husband

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—A 28-year-old woman, Anuoluwapo Joshua, stole a three-year-old girl at the Redemption Camp, to satisfy her husband who had been asking to see his daughter, since...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

2 labourers sentenced to jail for stealing yam

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A Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court, Aso Pada in Nasarawa State, on Friday sentenced two labourers to six months imprisonment each for stealing 50 tubers of yam. The judge, Upside Yaqub, however, gave...

Fri Dec 29th, 2017     Read More →

Selebobo questions God’s existence, Christmas

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Selebobo one of Nigeria’s music producers questioned the existence of God, Jesus Christ and Christmas. Music producer, Selebobo goes on a rant questioning the existence of God, Jesus Christ...

Fri Dec 29th, 2017     Read More →

MURIC raises alarm over unpaid IDB debt

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The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has raised the alarm that Nigeria might lose both its seat on the Board of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and its membership of the bank due to failure to pay...

Fri Dec 29th, 2017     Read More →

‘Nigeria’s cultural diversity, major unifying factor’

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Cross River state Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu on Tuesday said that Nigeria’s cultural diversity has played a major role in the unity of the country. Esu said this in Calabar at the...

Tue Dec 26th, 2017     Read More →

​WHO confirms 32 yellow fever cases in Nigeria

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By Sola Ogundipe The World Health Organisation, WHO, says there were 32 positive cases of yellow fever infection in Nigeria between 2nd of July through 19th of December 2017. The confirmed cases...

Mon Dec 25th, 2017     Read More →

Travelers stranded at Mararaba motor park as fuel scarcity persists

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As the ongoing scarcity of petrol continues to bite harder, passengers travelling for Christmas were stranded at Mararaba motor park in Nasarawa State on Sunday. Newsmen report that as a result of...

Sun Dec 24th, 2017     Read More →

Nasarawa State Govt. increases minimum pension to N5, 000 – Official

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Mr Abdullahi Sani-Oseze, the Director-General, Nasarawa State Pension Bureau, has said that the State Government, had increased the minimum pension of retirees to N5, 000. Umaru...

Sat Dec 23rd, 2017     Read More →

EFCC arrests fake investigator who attempted to defraud Gov. Al Makura

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… Police Officer for impersonation The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Friday, arrested one Mohammed Momoh, a farmer, for attempting to defraud the governor of Nasarawa State,...

Sat Dec 23rd, 2017     Read More →

NDLEA arrests suspected drug baron in Nasarawa

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Nasarawa State has arrested a suspected drug baron who was caught with 108 cartons of tramadol. Mr Sumaila Ethan, the state Commander of the...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Palm oil investors raise alarm over dumping from W/African countries

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Major palm oil producers in the country have urged the federal government not to yield to the request of some foreign companies operating in the country to import crude oil palm into the country...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria’s CHAN squad out next week

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Super Eagles team B coach, Salisu Yusuf, is expected to name his final 23-man squad for the African Nations Championship next week. CHAN Eagles Media reports reveal that the coach will name his...

Fri Dec 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Gov Yari is not from Zamfara, Senator Marafa

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*** As Senate refers RECS Nominees, Grand Kadi Nominee to Committees By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Political quagmire between the Governor of Zamfara State , Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari and Senator...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

20 NYSC members face sanctions in Nasarawa

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No fewer than 20 Corps members in the 2017 NYSC Batch B, Stream 11, in Nasarawa State, bagged various extensions of service period for different misconducts during the service year. Corps...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Danger, as carbide ripened fruits flood FCT, Nassarawa markets

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Apart from its various industrial uses, calcium carbide is increasingly becoming popular as a means of force-ripening fruits in many urban communities across the country, in spite of the potential...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →