Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «nasarawa»

June 16, 2018 2:02 PM I won't sponsor any candidate in 2019, says Al-Makura

Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says he would not sponsor any candidate as his successor in 2019. Governir Al-Makura stated this, on Saturday, when Permanent Secretaries and Chairmen of the 13 Local Government Areas (LGA) paid him a Sallah homage, in Lafia, the state capital. He said that though he was not going to sponsor any candidate 23

June 5, 2018 6:34 PM Senate screens 23 NPC nominees [Full list]

The Senate Committee on National Identity Card and National Population on Tuesday commenced screening of 23 nominees as members of the National Population Commission. The nominees are Nwanne Nwabushi, Abia; Dr Clifford Zirra, Adamawa; Mr Chidib Ezeake, Anambra; Mr Isah Buratai, Borno; Navy Capt. Charles Ogwa (rtd), Cross River. Others are Richard Odibo 21

May 27, 2018 3:02 PM APC sweeps Nasarawa poll as opposition reject resultsThe Sun News

The Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) has declared the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of all elective positions contested during Saturday’s council polls. Declaring the results on Sunday, chairman of the Commission Mr Henry Omaku declared that the APC won all the chairmanship positions across the North Central state’s 26

May 16, 2018 4:32 PM IGP Idris: Tinubu, 8 others to attend Saraki’s meeting with Buhari

The Senate has released list of lawmakers that will accompany President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. This followed an explanation on the matter by Saraki at senate plenary on Wednesday. Members of the delegation are the Leader of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, the Chief Whip, Olusola Adeyeye, Minority Whip, Godswill 28

May 15, 2018 8:16 AM Russia 2018: Plateau United goalie, Ajiboye vows to make Super Eagles final squad

Plateau United goalkeeper, Dele Ajiboye, has insisted he will give his all to make Nigeria’s final squad to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Ajiboye, a former youth international, will battle for a spot in the team alongside three other goalkeepers, Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi. But the former Nasarawa United, Shooting Stars and Warri 21

May 3, 2018 5:03 AM 4 banks pay N493.2m fines in 2 years

Four commercial banks paid fines totalling N493.27 million in two years for contravening the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA), thereby depleting the shareholders’ funds of the banks. The affected banks include United Bank for Africa (UBA), FCMB Group, Access Bank and Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. A breakdown of the figure as contained in the banks’ 25

April 28, 2018 6:13 AM Benue killings: Army arrests key suspect, Tarshaku

The Nigerian Army has announced the arrest of a key Boko Haram suspect, Aminu Yaminu, aka Tarshaku, who was believed to have led recent killings in Benue State. A statement issued on Friday by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Major Olabisi Ayeni, said the arrest was made possible through combined troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade, Nigeria 45

April 26, 2018 10:48 AM Troops Arrest Five Suspected Militias in Nasarawa, Recover Arms

Troops of the 177 Guards Battalion of the Nigerian Army have arrested five suspected militias in Ugyi town in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa state. According to a statement issued by Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, the army spokesman, the troops also recovered some arms from the militias during the raid. Chukwu also said the troops recovered one Daihatsu 24

April 26, 2018 8:42 AM 44 killed in fresh Benue, Nasarawa attacks

, 37 persons were reportedly killed, several others injured and some still missing after suspected herdsmen attacked three council wards in Guma Local Government Areas of Benue State. Seven others were killed in a separate attack in Nasarawa State. The affected Benue villages are Tse Umenger in Mbadwem Council ward, Mbakpaase in Saghev council ward and Tse-Ali 29

April 25, 2018 6:46 PM Oyegun in closed door meeting with APC Governors

Chief John Odigie-Oyegun led-National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the party’s governors is currently in a meeting. The closed door meeting is holding at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja. The meeting is being attended by governors Mohammed Badaru, Jigawa; Rauf Aregbesola, Osun; Isiaka Ajimobi, Oyo; Ibikunle 32