Posts Tagged ‘Nasarawa State’

Tension as gunmen shoot four persons in Nasarawa

Suspected gunmen have shot four persons in Abebe community, in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state. One of the survivors of the attack, Mr. Vitalis Adam said, “An official of Saint Augustine’s Catholic Church, Mr. Augustine Avertse, and his father, Pa Avertse Akaa’am, Mr. Uwongul John Akodi, and Mr. Monday were shot to death” […]

20 Children Killed By Acute Malnutrition in Nasarawa

No less than 20 children were reportedly killed by suspected severe acute malnutrition in Nasarawa State due to non-availability of malnutritional food supplements in government-owned hospitals across the state. THISDAY’s findings revealed reliably that three out of five children withdrawn from the Dalhatu Arab Specialist Hospital (DASH) in Lafia have allegedly died after taking an […]

PEPTribunal: INEC officials collected $10,000 to manipulate results for Buhari in Nasarawa, witness alleges

A Ward Collation Agent, Bikita Ali, on Tuesday, alleged before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, that an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, collected $10, 000 to change result of the February 23 presidential election in Nasarawa State, in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari. Ali, who appeared as the 43rd […]
Former Nasarawa State Governor Aliyu Akwe-Doma

Another Former Governor Dies In Foreign Hospital

Alhaji Aliyu Akwe Doma, former Nasarawa  state governor, is dead. He was aged 75. He died in an Israeli hospital, according Mamman Alakayi, his information commissioner  when he governed the state.. “I got a call from the late governor’s son, Umar, this evening, that Baba Doma died in an Israeli hospital at about 7:45 p.m. […]

Police arrests 25 suspects, recovers fire arms

The Nasarawa State police has raised the alarm over proliferation of fire arms by illegal possessors as it said the command through the effort of the state gov­ernment has given a 30 days grace to those in possession of the arms without legitimacy to surrender or faced the wrath of the law for failure. Addressing […]

Gay Doctor escapes mob lynching near Abuja

A medical doctor narrowly escaped death when an irate mob of local youths in Masaka, one of the gateways to the Federal Capital Territory in Na­sarawa State descended on him for allegedly engaging in homosexual act. Our correspondent learnt that it took the timely intervention of se­curity operatives in the area to res­cue him and […]