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Mother of Two Found Dead After Suspected Suicide Due to Marital Issues

Margaret Atayi, a mother of two, was found dead late Monday after disappearing from her parents’ home in Mararaba, Nasarawa State, last Thursday night. It is alleged that she took her own life following a failed marriage. Her father, Mr….

Proscribed Nasarawa vigilantes surrender uniforms to police

The Nasarawa State Police Command announced on Sunday that it had received 267 uniforms, 564 berets, and other materials from the proscribed Kungiya Zaman Lafia, a nomad vigilantes’ group. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ramhan Nansel, made this known…

FCCPC enforces price regulations in Nasarawa markets

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) intensified its campaign against price irregularities in local markets by conducting a monitoring exercise at Masaka market in Nasarawa State on Friday. This move is part of the commission’s broader efforts to…

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Nasarawa Students Die, Others Injured In Rice Stampede

An unconfirmed number of students from Nasarawa State University, Keffi, have been reportedly killed in a stampede while struggling for rice meant to be distributed as palliative by the state government. Reports say at least three students lost their lives…

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Nasarawa electoral commission postpones LGA elections indefinitely

The Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) has postponed the state’s local government area elections scheduled for August 31 indefinitely. Ayuba Wandai, the commission’s chairman, disclosed this during an emergency meeting with the Nasarawa State chapter of the Inter-Party Advisory…

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Nasarawa police arrest 38 for protesting Supreme Court judgment

No fewer than 30 aged women including widows and eight men of Nasarawa State origin were on Friday arrested by the police for allegedly protesting the outcome of the Supreme Court judgment which affirmed Governor Abdullahi Sule as winner of…

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Supreme Court Sets Date to Give Judgment on Rivers, Ogun, Nasarawa, Gombe Guber Appeals

The Supreme Court has fixed Friday, January 19, 2024, for judgment on the dispute regarding the March 18, 2023, gubernatorial elections in Rivers, Ogun, Nasarawa and Gombe State. In Rivers, the Supreme Court reserved judgment on Monday in the appeal…

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Unknown woman steals newborn baby at Lafia hospital

A yet-to-be-identified woman stole a new-born baby boy at the postnatal ward of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia on Tuesday. Mother of the one-day-old baby, Mrs Wosilat Suleiman, told newsmen that she was delivered of the baby early on Tuesday…

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Eight abducted Nasarawa University students regain freedom

Eight kidnapped students of the Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Nasarawa State, have regained their freedom from abductors. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that gunmen had on the night of 6 December, kidnapped some students of the institution, resident…