Nasarawa State & Local Government Area

Nasarawa State is a state in central Nigeria. Its capital is Lafia. A local government area is an administrative division of a country that a local government is responsible for. 5.0/5

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APGA Chieftain 500 others Defect to APC- Vanguard Mr Godwin Alaku, the Chairman of All Progressive Grand Alliance(APGA) in Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa State along with 500 others on Monday defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC). The defectors were received in Nasarawa-Eggon by Mr Aliyu Bello, the state Secretary of the party. Bello said that the APC-led administration in the state would continue to embark on more people-oriented projects. He said Gov. Al-Makura administration would embark on the construction of more rural roads to improve the standard of living of the rural dwellers. “I am happy and the party is also happy for your courage to defect from your party to the APC in the state and I am assuring you of a level-play ground for the development of the party in the state and the country. “Your courage to join the APC is worthy of emulation considering the developmental strides of the present administration in the state.” Bello, however, called on the people of th ...
Woman kills lover over N50,000 deal in Ebonyi EBONYI State Police Command, weekend, arrested a middle aged woman, Uzoamaka Dorathy Nworie, an indigene of Nzashi Echara in Ikwo Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly killing her lover, Mr. Duniya Philemon Tabat, over unresolved business transaction involving the purchase of Sienna bus. Briefing newsmen at the command’s headquarters in Abakaliki, the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Chris Anyanwu, disclosed that the deceased, who hailed from Dutsen Makaranta in Nasarawa State, was discovered in a refuse dump in December 25, 2013, in Onuebonyi junction, the outskirts of Abakaliki metropolis. He said the command swung into action after the traditional ruler and his cabinet members reported the case of an abandoned corpse to the police. The corpse was later deposited at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, FETHA. He said: “According to the suspect, the victim was her lover who arrived her house on December 23, 2013 with a Sienna bus with ...
Fire destroys Akwanga Market in Nasarawa A late evening fire on Monday destroyed some shops at Akwanga Market in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The fire, which started about 9p.m. destroyed six stalls, including cosmetics stores, a hairdressing salon and provisions stores. An eyewitness said the fire was put off an hour later by sympathisers. Mr Umbugadu Namo, the witness, told NAN that the level of destruction by the fire could have been smaller if the fire service had intervened on time. “Thank God, women and children provided us water from their homes to put off the fire,” he said. Namo called on the government at all levels to enhance the services of the fire service by providing the agency necessary tools for work. The market was also burnt on Jan 1, 2010. January 07, 2014 at 10:38AM
2day is 2day Awe in Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Cholera outbreak in Nasarawa State and Namu, in Quan-pan Local Government Area of Plateau State, where victims of...
Troops deployed to contain the violent communal clashes in Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State have...
10-year old beheaded by gunmen in Nasarawa State: A 10-year old boy in Keffi Local Government Area of Nasarawa...
Over 40 people have been killed in Rukubi, Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, by men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.
The Chief Priest of the Ombatse cult group in Lakyo, Nasarawa South Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Ala...
Toto is a Local Government Area in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Its headquarter is in the town of Toto.
Taal Circle wrote: Chairmanship aspirant trains 1,000 youths in skill acquisition By Umar Muhammad Puma Not less than 1, 000 youths in Keffi, Local Government Area of Nasarawa state benefited from a skill acquisition training workshop organized by Alhaji Mohammed Dikko, Chairmanship aspirant of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in the area. Dikko told newsmen at the venue of the workshop that the measure bec...
The Hausa community in Mararaba and Masaka areas of Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State has appealed to...
THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has shifted the date of orientation excercise of corps members deployed to Bayelsa, Borno and Yobe states to Wednesday, November 28, to be concluded on December 19, instead of the previous official date, November 6. The shift was due to security challenges, the recent flooding experienced in the states and the subsequent accommodation of displaced victims at the NYSC permanent Orientation Camp in Kaiama. The orientation will, therefore, hold at the NYSC camps at Kaiama Grammar School, Kolokoma-Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State; Wanune in Tarka Local Government Area of Benue State and Magaji Dan Yamusa in Keffi, Nasarawa State, respectively.
Nigeria is a great country. I spent last night in a village in "Toto" Local Government Area of Nasarawa state. *sigh*
Next Local Government Election in the state, citize of nasarawa state you should vote c.p.c chairmen and Councillors in all the Local Government Area in the state. C.P.C ADACIN, ADACIN C.P.C
Nasarawa gov’s convoy in auto crash THE convoy of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, on Sunday evening, involved in an auto crash in which his personal assistant, Mr Mohammed Zaki and two other persons were confirmed dead, leaving his son, Khalid, in a critical condition. The accident, which occurred on Nasarawa-Tooto highway, in Tooto Local Government Area of the state, around 5.00 p.m, involved a government Toyota Hilux with registration number NS 02 A09 and a truck with registration number KANO XE 384 NSR. Governor Al-makura was coming from the area, where he had gone to distribute relief materials to the over 12,000 people who were displaced by flood disaster. Eyewitnesses told the Nigerian Tribune that the accident claimed two out of four occupants of the Hilux vehicle, while the third victim died before he got to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi. “The casualties were one of the governor’s personal assistants, who is also his nephew, Zaki; a driver from the Ministry of Wor ...
Again, flood wreaks havoc in Nasarawa •40 houses, fishponds, farms destroyed. Over 40 houses, fishponds, farms and shops have again been washed away at Tunga village in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, as a result of the overflowed bank of Tunga River on Sunday night. Investigations by the Nigerian Tribune revealed that the river, a route from Lake Chad to River Benue, flowing through Kogi and Cameroun, overflowed its bank and wrecked serious havoc in the village. Though, no life was reported lost, other properties such as grinding and sowing machines, boats, canoes as well as farm produce like rice, maize and guinea corn were washed away. Nigerian Tribune findings in some areas visited on Wednesday, namely, Angun Kawa, Tunga and Dukunawa, showed that fishponds, baskets of dried fish, stores and other valuables were destroyed by the flood, while some residents were seen in canoes and boats trying to recover some of their valuables, despite the strong and terrifying waves of the river. Some d ...
How do we get another sister now – Cynthia’s brothers  The three brothers of the late Cynthia Osokogu on Friday eulogised the virtues of their murdered sister in a ceremonial burial at the family residence in Boji-Boji Owa, Ika North Local Government Area of Delta State. Flight Lieutenant Kenneth Uchechukwu Osokogu, Cynthia's eldest brother, described her as a good girl. "She was the closest person to me. When we came on holidays during Christmas, New Year or burial ceremonies, she slept here in the second room," he said pointing to a window at a corner. "She didn't tell me she was going to Lagos for business. But she was a good girl. She was smart and intelligent and she was in her business for long to know where to get goods. She just did what most normal girls do but fell into the wrong hands," Kenneth said. "She had monthly allocation from her father and me. She had her own business and did not need money. She was comfortable. "I am the one that went to Lagos to identify her body. The police to ...
28 Killed, Others Missing as Flood Ravages Plateau Again 14 Aug 2012 Font Size: a / A Governor Jonah Jang Seriki Adinoyi About 28 persons were at the weekend, feared killed, while scores of others were still missing in a renewed rage of flood in nearly all the villages of the southern zone of Plateau State. It was also gathered that more corpses were still been picked in villages around the affected areas in Langtang South, Langtang North, Shendam Mikang Wase and Quanpan local government areas of the state. While about 100 communities and over 1,000 houses were affected by the flood, the bridges linking the area with Lafia in Nasarawa State and Taraba State were swept off by the flood. A resident of Langtang, which was one of the affected areas, Mr. Kenneth Nandom, said: “Iced blocks were literarily falling on their roofs all through early hours of Sunday”, before their homes and farmlands were washed away. Also, the Chairman of the Transition Committee of Shendam Local Government Area, which was also ...
Over 10,000 supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the Bassa community of Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa state on Sunday defected to
4. At least 20 people have been reportedly killed in an ethnic dispute in Assakio, Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
SGMJJ/OLF/1902/0104Y12 APRIL 5, 2012 SGMJJ/FB/020/512 30TH MAY, 2012 ARREST OF 87 FAKE YOUTH CORPS MEMBERS IN NASARAWA STATE The report in some national dailies on the bursting of fake NYSC Orientation Camp in Nasarawa State is further reflection of the level of decay at which our society has degenerated. According to the reports, 87 persons alleged to be fake NYSC Corps members were arrested at an illegal camp located at Loptik Guest House on Shagari Way in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Nasarawa State by operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil defence Corps (NSCDC) Headquarters at Abuja. We equally learnt that a similar expose was made sometime in year 2010 in which 54 persons were involved. Unfortunately, this initial revelation could not serve as a deterrent for those behind this criminal illegality to call themselves to order. It is regrettably mind-bogging that our society has completely lost link with those intrinsic values and virtues that define and make the nucleus culture thick which ...
Baby born without limbs Like every mother, Abigail Danboyi, 26, who lives in Danbaki village in Wamba local government area of Nasarawa State, looked forward to the birth of her child with so much joy. On Monday, May 21 she entered labour but did not give birth until the following Tuesday. And when the baby came, her excit…
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