Friday, August 2, 2019

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    Lassa fever: Nasarawa records another death

Lassa fever: Nasarawa records another death

Daniel Iya, Nasarawa state commissioner for Health, on Tuesday confirmed the death of a 13-year-old boy from Lassa fever attack.Iya told reporters in Lafia, the state capital, that the death of the boy had brought the number of lives lost to the disease since the outbreak in the state in December, 2015, to three.He attributed the latest incident to late [...]

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    Lassa Fever kills nurse in Nasarawa

Lassa Fever kills nurse in Nasarawa

Oshafu Ibrahim, a male nurse at Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, capital of Nasarawa, who treated the index case of Lassa fever outbreak in the state, has died of the disease.Ibrahim Adamu, chairman of the state’s rapid response task force from the ministry of health, confirmed this to NAN on Wednesday.Adamu said the nurse died on Tuesday, having contracted the [...]

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    Nasarawa APC legal team sues party over N92.7m debt

Nasarawa APC legal team sues party over N92.7m debt

A team of lawyers purportedly engaged by the Nasarawa state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to represent it at the local government election petition tribunal in 2014, has filed legal action against the party over N92.7 million debt.Shikammah Sheltu, one of the lawyers told journalists on Tuesday in Lafia, capital of the state, that the party had engaged [...]

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    LMC orders FC Taraba, Nasarawa to complete disrupted game in Abuja

LMC orders FC Taraba, Nasarawa to complete disrupted game in Abuja

FC Taraba and Nasarawa United will complete their disrupted Match Day 35 fixture at the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja on November 4, according to the League Management Company (LMC).The game will continue from the 81st minute.Jolly Nyame Stadium, the venue of the disrupted game, has been banned for one year from hosting any Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) [...]

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    Maku: Al-Makura has turned Nasarawa people to beggars

Maku: Al-Makura has turned Nasarawa people to beggars

Labaran Maku, former minister of information and governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa state, says his people have become beggars under the administration of Tanko Al-Makura.Maku, who believes he won the April 11 governorship election in Nasarawa, lamented the condition of the state and called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) not to give [...]

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    Gunmen kill policeman in Lafia

Gunmen kill policeman in Lafia

The Nasarawa state police command has announced the death of an officer attached to Ibrahim Tarfa, the assistant commissioner of police (ACP) in charge of criminal investigation department (CID) in the state.Ismaila Numan, the police spokesman in Nasarawa confirmed the incident to reporters in Lafia, capital of the state on Thursday, saying the deceased died from bullet wound he sustained [...]

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    APC wins re-run election in Nasarawa

APC wins re-run election in Nasarawa

Abubakar Sarki-Dahiru of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Nasarawa state re-run election for the Lafia/Obi federal constituency seat at the house of representatives.Uji Francis, the returning officer for Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), announced the results in Lafia on Sunday.Francis said Dahiru polled 74,892 votes to beat the incumbent, Joseph Kigbu of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who [...]

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    NPFL Challenge: Pillars to win battle of CCL ‘dropouts’

NPFL Challenge: Pillars to win battle of CCL ‘dropouts’

The Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano will this Sunday be the cynosure as current Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Kano Pillars go head-to-head with their perennial foes, Enyimba.And there’s no better time to start TheCable’s improved version of a unique preview of the Nigerian league matches – the NPFL Challenge.In the NPFL Challenge, Victor Akhidenor, our in-house expert, will be [...]

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    Will Maku break Nasarawa’s Christian gov jinx?

Will Maku break Nasarawa’s Christian gov jinx?

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    Maku: I never said Jonathan is behind Boko Haram

Maku: I never said Jonathan is behind Boko Haram

Labaran Maku, the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa state, has again pledged his loyalty to President Goodluck Jonathan.Accusing his detractors of trying to create disaffection between him and the president, Maku urged his supporters to vote massively for the president during the forthcoming election.In a statement issued by Zakari Edego, director publicity, Maku campaign [...]

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    Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill 19 in Nasarawa

Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill 19 in Nasarawa

At least 19 people were killed in an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Kompany and Bakun Allu communities in Lafia, Nasarawa state, early Tuesday, but difficulty in establishing communication with the crisis-ridden areas meant the news did not filter out until Thursday.Residents were awakened to the sound of gunshots, as the attackers who were said to have struck between 11pm and 2am, [...]

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    Maku declares interest in Nasarawa governorship

Maku declares interest in Nasarawa governorship

The minister of information, Labaran Maku, has declared interest in contesting the 2015 gubernatorial election in Nasarawa state.The minister is expected to resign on October 20 to pursue his ambition.He made this disclosure on Sunday at a special thanksgiving mass at the Catholic Diocese of Lafia, St Patrick's Parish, Akwanga, Nasarawa state.Maku, who donated the sum of N7.6 million to [...]

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    Nasarawa chief judge pardons 22 awaiting-trial inmates

Nasarawa chief judge pardons 22 awaiting-trial inmates

The chief judge of Nasarawa State, Justice Suleiman Dikko, on Friday granted pardon to 27 inmates awaiting trial in four federal prisons in the state.The prisons are in Lafia, Keffi, Nasarawa and Wamba.Diko announced the pardon when he visited Nasarawa prison as part of his prisons decongestion efforts in the state.Those released were Mohammed Ali, Mohammed Gide, Augustine Samuel, [...]

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    Impeachment: Nasarawa lawmakers ‘ignored’ Jonathan

Impeachment: Nasarawa lawmakers ‘ignored’ Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan’s efforts to settle the dispute between the Nasarawa lawmakers and Governor Umaru Almakura were rejected by the PDP-dominated house of assembly, an APC member and minority leader of the legislature has said.Mr Tanko Maikatako, who is in the same party with the governor, said he was surprised by the attitude of the PDP lawmakers."The president's efforts toward [...]

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    Enugu dep gov faces sack over 2015 politics

Enugu dep gov faces sack over 2015 politics

The Enugu State house of assembly has commenced impeachment proceedings against the deputy governor, Chief Sunday Onyebuchi.Onyebuchi is to be impeached for alleged "gross misconduct", but government insiders said it was to settle political scores between Governor Sullivan Chime, and his political rivals ahead of the 2015 elections.Chime has been in a no-love-lost relationship with his predecessor, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, who [...]

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    Presidency reminds Buhari of Dikko kidnap saga

Presidency reminds Buhari of Dikko kidnap saga

The war of words between opposition and presidency has continued, with presidential spokesman Reuben Abati issuing a strong-worded response to Gen. Muhammadu Buhari's allegations that President Goodluck Jonathan was perpetrating illegalities.Defending the president's use of state power, Abati said: "President Jonathan has never at any time ordered that any Nigerian should be kidnapped or that anyone should be crated and [...]

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